Police are investigating the second homicide this week that resulted from gunshot wounds.
Transactors Improv will present “Going/Home: An Improv Show about Being There and Getting There for the Holidays,” at 8 p.m. Friday at the ArtsCenter, 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro. Tickets are $15 general admission. To purchase, call 919-929-2787 or visit www.artscenterlive.org.
Some 100 people gathered in downtown Durham Wednesday evening for a peaceful protest on the first night of Hanukkah, part of a nationwide “Chanukah Action to End Police Violence” event.
Laken Tomlinson spent the first nine years of life not knowing what it was like to be an American. On Tuesday, the Jamaican-born Tomlinson was named one of the country’s top college football players.
To close out its 12th annual Global Hunger Relief Campaign on Tuesday, Cisco presented the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina with enough money for 2.5 million meals.
A Duke neuroscientist has co-led an international effort to sequence and compare the entire genomes of 48 birds that has led to a range of discoveries, including about how birds, and their vocal abilities, evolved.
Former District Attorney Tracey Cline’s lawsuit to pry governmental emails of the N.C. Administrative Office of the Courts had the right idea, but the wrong target, a N.C. Court of Appeals panel says.
A N.C. Court of Appeals panel is standing by a 2013 decision that is keeping a Durham man Tasered by police from suing the city and the officer over alleged violations of his rights under the state constitution.
Duke University scientists have collaborated to develop and test new tracers to identify coal ash contamination in water and to distinguish the coal ash from other contaminants.
Using samples from bones and teeth of giant lemurs from the collections at the Duke Lemur Center and elsewhere, researchers have completed a DNA analysis that may help explain why the giant lemurs went extinct.
A clinical trial testing the use of survivors’ donated blood as a treatment for Ebola is underway in Liberia involving UNC Chapel Hill and Duke faculty members.
Vandals caused $1,500 in damage Monday to a chain fence at a Durham dentist’s office in the 1100 block of Hillandale Road.
Doctors who treat cancer are vigilant when it comes to the physical side effects of the therapies they prescribe, but financial stress from accumulating medical bills can also weigh on patients’ health -- even those who have finished their treatments and are cancer-free.
The Market Street Coffeehouse on Ninth Street will be closing permanently.