In The Herald-Sun

Sep. 13, 2014 @ 07:58 PM

Suspect in south Durham break-ins surrenders to police

Traquan Adams, 18, who was wanted in connected to a string of break-ins in southern Durham, turned himself  to police Saturday afternoon.


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 05:44 PM

Public gets behind-scenes look at at Person Co. buffalo farm

 Visitors to 14 Person County farms were treated Saturday to a behind the scenes look at what it means to be part of the number one industry in the county.


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 05:02 PM

Baumgartner Vaughan: Abuse is your business

Seeing is believing. The Ray Rice video is forcing America to confront itself. It is most definitely our business. We’ve always known it’s our business, but it was easier to look the other way. American life is not more dangerous today that it was a few generations ago. We just know what’s happening now. Talk to someone long enough about life decades ago and you’ll hear stories of people being victims of abuse, and the abuser walked. I don’t mean they got off in court, though that certainly happens; I mean they were never even arrested.

 

Sep. 16, 2014 @ 06:04 PM

Blue Devils' fab freshmen began journey with USA Basketball

Two years ago, half a world away, Jahlil Okafor, Justise Winslow and Tyus Jones helped win gold for USA Basketball. While that made the trip to Lithuania successful, it also set the stage for where the three are beginning their college basketball careers.


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 12:35 PM

Chilean street dog comes home to Hillsborough

It’s a tale of hard work and reunion – and one that’s sure to involve a wagging tail.

Blue, a dog rescued from the streets of Chile, is set to find a new home in Hillsborough Sept. 26.
It all started in July, when 16-year-old Andie McKinnon took a trip to Chile to visit the foreign exchange student her family had hosted.


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 07:29 PM

Pawtucket comes back late, stuns Bulls, evens series

The Pawtucket Red Sox struck for a two-run homer in the top of the 13th inning to defeat the Durham Bulls 4-2 Friday night at the DBAP, forcing a decisive Game 5 tonight (in progress). ... Click here for link to live scoring updates and play-by-play


Sep. 12, 2014 @ 05:46 PM

Water weed spreading in the Eno

A “class A noxious weed” is spreading in the Eno River, and could eventually make its way into Fall Lake, Raleigh’s primary source of drinking water, local and state officials say.


Sep. 12, 2014 @ 05:26 PM

VA employees gather to address position downgrades

Michael Bishop is the sole employee in his department at the Durham VA Medical Center, where he matches veterans with jobs in the area.

Bishop said he is part of a national program that is supposed to end Oct. 1. But the VA Mid-Atlantic Health Care Network (VISN 6) office decided to keep it, although he said he “has more vets than I can work with.


Sep. 12, 2014 @ 05:00 PM

Home goods marketplace comes to Durham

Move Loot, an online market for secondhand home goods, has expanded service to Durham.


Sep. 12, 2014 @ 04:44 PM

Duke hosts Kansas, Charlotte at NCCU

Duke looks to go 3-0 today for the first time in 20 years when the Blue Devils host Kansas (1-0) of the Big 12 at Wallace Wade Stadium (3:30 p.m., Fox Sports Carolinas).


Sep. 12, 2014 @ 04:39 PM

Educators partner with activists for voter registration drive

The Durham Association of Educators is partnering with the Durham Council of PTAs, Action NC, Public Schools First, Durham NAACP and You Can Vote to get as many Durham Public Schools employees, parents and students registered to vote as possible. 


Sep. 12, 2014 @ 04:34 PM

Students suffer minor injuries in school bus accident

Three elementary school students were taken to Duke University Medical Center on Friday with what were believed to be minor injuries after the bus they were riding was hit by a pickup truck traveling north on Roxboro Road.


Sep. 12, 2014 @ 04:23 PM

Council ready to OK subsidy for housing project

The City Council is likely on Monday to agree to subsidize a low-income housing project near Hope Valley Farms with $193,506 in city money.


Sep. 12, 2014 @ 04:19 PM

Family court turns chaotic

Chaos erupted in a Durham courtroom when a mother in a child custody dispute began screaming at the judge and deputies struggled to subdue her and family members who joined the fracas. Earlier, the judge said the parents had behaved like “idiots.”


Sep. 12, 2014 @ 01:03 PM

GameDay | NCCU

Charlotte vs. N.C. Central