Dr. Johnson O. Akinleye is congratulated after being named the new chancellor of N.C. Central University. Dr. Akinleye is the 12th chief executive of the university, succeeding Chancellor Debra Saunders-White who died last November.
Brown-and-tan uniforms were giving the Durham County Sheriff's Office the blues because of supply issues, and deputies will be stepping out in a new, two-tone gray ensemble with a new shoulder patch starting July 1.
The red wolf pups, seen here with their parents, are part of the Red World Species Survival Program, a collection of zoos and nature centers around the United States dedicated to the conservation of red wolves. Four red wolf pups went missing from Durham's Museum of Life and Science, but all have been found safely.
Video: Jeff and Jonah Sykes, of Sykes Dairy Farm, discuss how their relationship is influenced by farming together in the rapidly-changing food production industry on Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Mebane, NC.
At the invitation of Coach K, Steve Mitchell sat directly behind the Duke Men's Basketball bench for the last 30 years also he always watched the away games on TV -- thrilled, excited, roused by the ups and downs of the games' play. He was born with Down Syndrome on September 5, 1954 and died June 4, 2017.
More than half million people have died between 2000 and 2015 from opioids. Today, opioid deaths are considered an epidemic. To understand the struggle individuals undergo once addicted to these drugs, we take a closer look at what happens to your body on opioids.
Orange County Sheriff Charles Blackwood is coordinating with local police departments and other community partners to start the Coordinated Opioid Overdose Reduction Effort -- a program aimed at helping addicts get clean and taking down dealers.
Video: When a stray kitten is brought in, the Durham Animal Protection Society offers spaying and neutering services included in the adoption fee. However, in June, since the influx of kittens due to cats' breeding season, they offer 'name your price' adoption fees instead, leading to big savings for new kitten owners.