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Oct. 16, 2014 @ 07:21 PM

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Durham School of the Arts' rehearsal of Midsummer Night's Dream a comedy play by William Shakespeare, in the Black Box Theater. The performances are: October 16-18, 7:30 p.m. October 18, 3:00 p.m. For more info, call (919) 560-3926 X 23498 The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

Oct. 13, 2014 @ 02:47 PM

GALLERY: Same-sex couples wed in Durham

Same-sex couples get marriage licenses from the government and are legally married in Durham on Monday, Oct. 14, 2014. It was their first chance to get marriage licenses since a federal judge on Friday lifted North Carolina's ban on same-sex marriage. The Herald-Sun | Christine T. Nguyen

Sep. 27, 2014 @ 07:31 PM

GALLERY: N.C Pride Fest and Parade

The streets around Duke University’s East Campus were packed Saturday with hundreds of Bull City residents celebrating 30 years of North Carolina Pride festivals. The Herald-Sun | Christine T. Nguyen

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Oct. 24, 2014 @ 06:11 PM

Judge tosses request to remove DA from office

A judge on Friday rejected a request by a man with a history of feuding with the Durham County Sheriff’s Office to remove District Attorney Roger Echols from office.


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 05:29 PM

On patrol: A night in the life of a Durham police officer

I’m accustomed to seeing the red and blue flashing lights of a police cruiser from outside the car, usually after a few feet of police tape has gone up or I’m slowly going by them on roadways when they’ve stopped drivers.


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 05:24 PM

Orange health offers help for pre-exposure to HIV

The Orange County Health Department is offering preventive measures -- counseling and prescriptions -- for people who are at high risk for exposure for HIV infection.

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 06:32 PM

NCCU pilot program will admit students with lower SATs

N.C. Central University and two other UNC system schools will be able to admit students with SAT scores below the minimum standard under a new pilot program approved Friday that places more emphasis on grade point average.


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 06:25 PM

Warrants allege years-long relationship

A former Durham Public Schools teacher charged with a sex offense with a student allegedly continued a relationship with the student for two years, and had a tattoo relating to the victim.

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 06:25 PM

UNC administrator keeps pension

The former UNC-Chapel Hill Department of African and Afro-American Studies administrator found to be a key player in a “paper class scheme” in a recent investigation will not be giving further public statements or interviews, her attorney said. She also will keep her state pension, according to the State Treasurer’s Office.


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 06:03 PM

UNC system president: ‘you can’t put a price on the truth’

University of North Carolina President Tom Ross said you can’t put a price on truth, but the investigation by former federal prosecutor Kenneth Wainstein released publicly Wednesday will be “very expensive.”


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 05:45 PM

School board approves personnel moves

The school board approved several personnel items at its Oct. 23  meeting.

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 05:42 PM

Court wants explanation for DWI blood sample

A divided N.C. Court of Appeals panel wants the judge in a Chatham County drunk-driving case to explain why he thought a Chatham sheriff’s deputy didn’t have time to get a warrant before forcing the driver to give a blood sample.


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 05:31 PM

Community health event set

The Durham County Department of Public Health and Durham Diabetes Coalition (DDC) have teamed with Radio One Raleigh to host a combined Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize celebration and Take a Loved One to the Doctor event at the Durham County Human Services Building from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 1.

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 04:00 PM


As unlikely as it sounds, North Carolina controls its own destiny -- at least in the ACC’s Coastal Division.

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 01:49 PM

Man who died after being found in car had been beaten

Police say a man who died after being found unresponsive in a car on Weaver Street on Wednesday had been beaten. 


Oct. 23, 2014 @ 06:44 PM

Professor, critic calls for ‘big, meaningful changes’ at UNC

Academic failures revealed in an investigation into one UNC-Chapel Hill department Wednesday occurred because of a system that requires athletic “eligibility to be prioritized over educational enrichment,” a university professor said Thursday.

Oct. 23, 2014 @ 05:40 PM

Speakers zero in on domestic violence

Panelists weighed in Thursday on domestic violence in Durham, suggesting ways to make the reporting system safer and more effective.

Oct. 23, 2014 @ 05:34 PM

Police log

  • Police investigate suspicious death
  • Arrests made in Wednesday shooting