Michael John Ratty of Chapel Hill has been identified as the man killed in Wednesday’s Durham County plane crash.
Students decked out in orange crowded around a bright orange poster Wednesday in Phillips Middle School’s cafeteria.
Markers in hand, they were ready to make a change in their school and their community by signing the pledge to unite against bullying.
The exoneration of two half-brothers who falsely admitted to murdering an 11-year-old girl shows that confessions aren't always true, according to an attorney for one of the men.
With the Nov. 4 Election Day just weeks away, residents of Durham County can begin voting Thursday at four locations in the county.
Local clergy and community members have organized a “Souls to the Polls” event Sunday in Durham, the only Sunday during the shortened early voting period this year. Election Day is Nov. 4. “Souls to the Polls” is the term used in previous years when church groups went to vote together on Sundays. The N.C. General Assembly passed legislation that changed the early voting time frame, which is today through Nov. 1 this year.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina insurance customers will see rate increases across the board, officials announced in a Tuesday conference.
UNC-Chapel Hill and UNC system leaders have called a meeting into closed session Wednesday morning to hear from former federal prosecutor Kenneth Wainstein, who was hired to investigate irregularities in the former Department of African and Afro-American Studies.
A Durham woman was shot in the leg early Wednesday morning.
A committee of the University of North Carolina system’s governing board Thursday will consider a pilot program that would allow changes to minimum admissions standards at N.C. Central University and two other schools.
It was all fun and games -- mixed in with some serious competition -- at the Durham Center for Senior Life Tuesday afternoon.
Police and senior citizens gathered at the center on Rigsbee Avenue to compete in a variation of the Olympics, except this annual game doesn’t have a full-sized track or big-name athletes. Instead it has pool cues and horseshoes.
Durham-based nonprofit MDC Inc. has released its latest State of the South report, called “Building an Infrastructure of Opportunity for the Next Generation,” which analyzes the infrastructure for young people’s employment opportunities in nine Southern communities.
Public confidence in the Durham Police Department dropped in early 2014, with only 43.5 percent of the people who answered a survey saying they thought the department was doing a good job.
The shooting death of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, in August sparked a national conversation about the often-strained relations between law enforcement officers and black communities across the country.
Twelve Jordan High School students joined a multi-school team in writing a winning proposal for the national NASA Student Launch program.
A good judge has a judicial temperament, but defining that trait is hard, according to a professor emeritus at the UNC-CH School of Government.