In The Herald-Sun

Jul. 29, 2014 @ 08:25 PM

Assistant police chief sues city

A Durham Police Department assistant chief filed a civil-rights lawsuit against the city late Tuesday afternoon, contending he was denied a promotion because he’d complained about the department’s treatment of black officers.

Jul. 29, 2014 @ 08:25 PM

P.J. Tucker charged with driving drunk

Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker facing drunk-driving charge

Jul. 29, 2014 @ 08:14 PM

Commissioners OK four salary increases

County Commissioners this week approved pay raises for County Attorney Lowell Siler and three other senior officials.


Jul. 29, 2014 @ 11:09 PM


Panthers rookie wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin is dealing with an injury but said he'd play in preseason games.

Jul. 29, 2014 @ 07:35 PM

Preventing concussions key, Duke neurosurgeon says

Duke University neurosurgeon Dr. Carlos Bagley said the next important step in dealing with concussions is for resources to be shifted from treatment to prevention.

Jul. 29, 2014 @ 04:18 PM

First-graders’ reading suffers in segregated schools

A study from the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute has found that African-American students in first grade experience smaller gains in reading when they attend segregated schools — but the students’ backgrounds likely are not the cause of the differences.

Jul. 29, 2014 @ 03:58 PM

Justice Department: Fracking firm violating state law

The N.C. Department of Justice issued a cease-and-desist order in a letter Monday to a company seeking mineral rights in Durham and Chapel Hill, noting it is in direct violation of North Carolina law.


Jul. 29, 2014 @ 03:44 PM

Registration starts for free dental clinic

Traditional schools will begin soon, but many children in Durham County will start the school year without proper dental care.


Jul. 29, 2014 @ 08:16 PM

Lovette jury resumes deliberations Wednesday

Jurors in the first-degree murder trial of Laurence Lovette resume deliberations Wednesday after not reaching a verdict Tuesday.


Jul. 29, 2014 @ 11:23 AM

Buzz: World Beer Festival returns

For the 19th year in a row, The World Beer Festival will be held in Durham on Oct. 11 in the Durham Bulls Athletic Park.

Jul. 29, 2014 @ 09:14 AM

Fire station getting facelift

Residents of the Hope Valley community and neighbors near Fire Station 6 will notice repairs being made to the building this summer.


Jul. 29, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: July 29

North Carolina husband-wife team Daniel and Lauren Goans, better known as the folk duo Lowland Hum, will perform at 6:30 p.m. Thursday during a listening session at Mercury Studio, 401 W. Geer St. in Durham.   For tickets, visit

Jul. 29, 2014 @ 08:01 AM

Karns, Bulls batter Toledo

Seven strong innings from Karns, two more Bulls home runs lead first-place Durham to win

Jul. 28, 2014 @ 09:39 PM

County raises incentives offer to drug maker

County Commissioners have raised their business-incentive offer to a Durham-based pharmaceutical company that’s developing new treatments for kidney cancer, HIV and lupus.


Jul. 28, 2014 @ 09:37 PM

Moral Monday comes to the Bull City

Moral Mondays came to Durham Monday evening, with a rally at CCB Plaza downtown.

The N.C. NAACP-organized Moral Mondays were held in Raleigh the past two years when the North Carolina General Assembly was in session, to protest policies of the Republican-majority legislature. Moral Mondays are now being held in cities across the state this summer as part of the NAACP’s “Moral Freedom Summer” initiative to get out the vote for fall elections.