In The Herald-Sun

Jul. 18, 2014 @ 07:15 PM

Duke hosts conference focused on self-published zines

At a conference for zine librarians at Duke University on Friday, curators and authors of the self-published magazine convened to share ideas about a medium that they say has given an unfiltered voice to people outside the mainstream.

Jul. 18, 2014 @ 06:58 PM

Council concerned about police diversity

On top of all the other questions about the Durham Police Department voiced in recent months, a trio of City Council members weighed in with their own worries about the diversity of the department’s hiring.

Jul. 18, 2014 @ 05:36 PM

Mangum’s photos reveal Durhamites from 100 years ago

Four years ago, Sarah Stacke moved to Durham from Brooklyn for graduate school at Duke University. Taking a class on documentary photography, she happened upon the university’s archive of photographs taken in the late 1800s and early 1900s by Durham photographer Hugh Mangum.

Jul. 18, 2014 @ 07:20 PM

Prosecutor: Lovette plotted Duke student’s death

The man accused of murdering a Duke University graduate student planned the killing “cold-bloodedly,” a Durham prosecutor told jurors Friday.

Jul. 17, 2014 @ 09:24 PM

Area ADs weigh in on 'full cost of attendance' issue

In early August, the NCAA’s five highest-revenue conferences — the so-called “Power 5” — may be given the power to offer more benefits for their athletes.

Jul. 17, 2014 @ 07:35 PM

Shuttle bus brings riders to farmers' market

The Durham Area Transit Authority (DATA) is providing a new, free service aimed at increasing access to healthy foods for Durham residents.

Jul. 17, 2014 @ 07:29 PM

Workshop, grant program help families save money

Families across Durham County have the opportunity to find ways to save money on their utility bills thanks to a program put on by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension.

Jul. 17, 2014 @ 06:50 PM

UNC discoveries advance Parkinson’s, cancer research

UNC School of Medicine researchers hope that new discoveries about a protein similar to one involved in the cause of Parkinson’s disease will lead to a better understanding of the neurodegenerative disease, as well as of cancer.

Jul. 17, 2014 @ 06:45 PM

Human rights group donating records to Duke library

The Center for Justice & Accountability, a human rights group involved lawsuits against alleged leaders of genocide in Guatemala and other countries, is donating records to the Human Rights Archive at Duke’s David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Jul. 17, 2014 @ 06:40 PM

COPLOG: ID released of man shot by police; condition critical

The Durham Police department has identified Cayetano Castro-Merino, 21, as the man in the police-involved shooting that took place early Wednesday morning.

Jul. 17, 2014 @ 06:38 PM

Mural is almost ready for paint

Muralist and visual artist Fausto Capellan Ramirez uses a measuring tool to check out the proportions of the drawings that will become the Durham Civil Rights History Mural Project. This section of the 2,400-square-foot mural contains drawings of hands that soon will have the names of people who were part of the city’s civil rights history. Ramirez compares this part of the process to “a conversation between the wall and you.”

Jul. 17, 2014 @ 05:28 PM

New-look D-line to play key role in Duke's season

When Duke went 10-4 last season to set a school record for wins in a season, seniors Kenny Anunike, Sydney Sarmiento and Justin Foxx were heavy producers along that front line. Together, they combined for 10 of Duke’s 23 sacks and 21 of the team’s 69 tackles for loss. Now they're gone.

Jul. 17, 2014 @ 07:47 PM

Jury seated in Lovette trial

A jury of 10 women and two men was seated Thursday in Durham County Superior Court in the trial of a man accused of murdering a Duke University graduate student.

Jul. 17, 2014 @ 11:58 AM

Defense lawyers for Lovette want charges dropped

Lawyers for a man accused of murdering a Duke University graduate student asked a judge today to throw out indictments against their client, claiming prosecutors failed to provide them timely information about a key witness's planned testimony.