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Jan. 29, 2015 @ 05:44 PM

Alleged Southern High rape took place on campus Dec. 9

An alleged rape that took place at Southern School of Energy and Sustainability on Dec. 9 happened more than a month before the suspect was arrested. Anthony Perry, 16, was charged this week with assault by strangulation, first-degree rape, first-degree sex offense, second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor, and third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor.

Jan. 29, 2015 @ 05:39 PM

911 call: Rape victim bruised, scratched

A 911 call released from the day after an off-campus Duke fraternity party shows that the caller requested a Durham police officer instead of a Duke University officer. It also gives details into injuries the victim sustained during an alleged sexual assault.

Jan. 29, 2015 @ 05:34 PM

Police log: Robbers surprised by homeowners

Homeowners on the 2500 block of Hopkins Road in Durham County helped law enforcement officials catch a trio of alleged thieves Tuesday. The homeowners were surprised at 7:45 p.m. by three men breaking into the residence. When the three men realized they were not alone they fled.

Jan. 29, 2015 @ 05:19 PM

Durham Rescue Mission exceeds capacity as temps plunge

The Durham Rescue Mission has seen a 31 percent increase since 2013 in the number of people seeking shelter there, the organization reported Thursday. The mission conducted its annual count of residents on Wednesday night, concluding that 489 people stayed there Wednesday night as temperature plummeted into the 20s.

Jan. 29, 2015 @ 05:00 PM

DOZEN DISPLACED: Fire forces residents out of apartments

Flames ripped through an apartment complex Thursday, displacing six children and six adults from four units, officials said. No one was hurt.

Jan. 29, 2015 @ 04:50 PM

Maria Bamford, Emo Philips headline Comedy Arts Festival

Stand-up comedian Maria Bamford will headline the 15th N.C. Comedy Arts Festival. Bamford will perform at 8 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Carolina Theatre of Durham.

Jan. 30, 2015 @ 12:02 PM

Key reserve Sulaimon dismissed from Duke's basketball team

Duke junior guard Rasheed Sulaimon has been dismissed from the Blue Devils basketball program. He remains in good academic standing and is expected to finish the spring semester.

Jan. 30, 2015 @ 02:31 PM

TV sitcom icon Alan Thicke hosts tour of ‘Dancing Pros: Live’

Taking competitive dance television shows on the road, the “Dancing Pros: Live” brings together dancers from “Dancing With the Stars” and “So You Think You Can Dance” for live competitions with audiences voting on the winners.

Jan. 29, 2015 @ 02:54 PM

A different texture: Zola Jesus tour comes to Motorco

 On her latest release “Taiga,” Zola Jesus, the musical project of Nika Danilova, has created finely crafted songs and compositions that are sometimes dreamy, but also percussive and danceable. On “Taiga,” synthesizers and drumbeats skillfully interweave with the sounds of a string quartet and brass instruments.

Jan. 29, 2015 @ 05:39 PM

UNC kicks off 2015 season with South Carolina

North Carolina has seven games at Kenan Stadium in 2015.

Jan. 29, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Power through Partnership

Betsy Polk and Maggie Ellis Chotas will discuss their book "Power Through Partnership: How Women Lead Better Together" today at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St., Durham.

Jan. 28, 2015 @ 10:50 PM

Notre Dame veterans thwart Blue Devils

Despite a solid effort from Duke's freshmen, big nights from Notre Dame's seniors helped the Fighting Irish earn the win. 

Jan. 28, 2015 @ 09:17 PM

‘Because Black Lives Matter’ discussed at church

Hundreds of people packed the sanctuary at Duke Memorial United Methodist Church Wednesday night for “Sacred Conversations: Because Black Lives Matter.”

Jan. 28, 2015 @ 07:03 PM

Amid conflicting claims, IBM confirms layoffs

Following reports that IBM would lay off as many as 112,000 employees, the company confirmed Wednesday that it has begun to reduce staff but will also continue hiring. It was unclear how many of the layoffs, if any, would or have taken place in the Triangle area.

Jan. 28, 2015 @ 06:44 PM

Police Log: Southern High student charged with rape

A 16-year-old Southern High School student was arrested and charged with assault by strangulation, first-degree rape, first-degree sex offense, second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor, third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor.