In The Herald-Sun

Jul. 23, 2014 @ 04:18 PM

UNC researchers part of study on schizophrenia underpinnings

Researchers from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine were part of a multinational study that identified more than 100 locations on the human genome associated with risk for developing schizophrenia.


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 11:23 AM

Police seek suspects in bottle incident on bus

The Durham Police Department is investigation a small explosion on a Bull City Connector bus Tuesday night.

Jul. 23, 2014 @ 07:24 PM

Jury hears key witness implicate Lovette

For the first time, a Durham County Superior Court jury heard a prosecution witness in the slaying of a Duke University student implicate Laurence Lovette, the man accused of murdering him.

Jul. 24, 2014 @ 09:27 AM

A call for congregations to observe Labor Sabbath

On Labor Day weekend, Amy Laura Hall wants the words “labor union” to be shared during religious services during a sermon, song or prayer by a clergyperson or layperson.

Jul. 23, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: July 23

The free Find Your Cool music series continues Thursday with rock and blues band John the Conqueror. This concert begins at 7 p.m. in CCB Plaza in downtown Durham.

Jul. 22, 2014 @ 10:42 PM

Hamburger burns Bulls as Durham falls 4-0

For all the fun and excitement Monday night’s record-breaking Durham Bulls win created, Tuesday night represented the hangover.

One night after the Bulls delivered a win that gave manager Charlie Montoyo the team’s all-time wins record, Durham struck out 13 times while suffering a quiet 4-0 defeat to Rochester at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.

Starting pitcher Mark Hamburger and relief pitcher Ryan Pressly mowed through the Durham lineup, allowing just five hits. First-place Durham (56-47) had two runners on in the same inning only twice all night.

Jul. 22, 2014 @ 08:45 PM

Duke sells site of former lacrosse house

A replacement for the notorious “Duke lacrosse house” on North Buchanan Boulevard is due in the near future, judging from city permit filings.

Jul. 22, 2014 @ 08:25 PM

‘The last lioness’

Selena Warren Wheeler was an instrumental influence during her 102 years of life. Mrs. Wheeler was known for her work with the Stanford L. Warren Library and being a clear support system for not only her husband and family, but also the city of Durham.

Jul. 22, 2014 @ 08:05 PM

Trustees committee looks to grow commercialization at UNC-Chapel Hill

A committee of UNC-Chapel Hill leaders wants to raise the profile of the university as a job creator through its research discoveries.

Jul. 22, 2014 @ 07:48 PM

Police release more details on shooting

Police on Tuesday released more information about an officer-involved shooting at the Burton Apartments on Mathison Street that still has a man hospitalized in critical condition with a head wound.

Jul. 22, 2014 @ 06:31 PM

Duke professor schools financial advisers on self-control

Who would give up the Garden of Eden for an apple?
According to Dan Ariely, a professor of psychology and behavioral economics at Duke University, we’re all doing that sort of thing all the time.

Jul. 22, 2014 @ 05:39 PM

‘Localized’ rain brings multitude of issues

By official records, this July has been rainy. The National Weather Service in Raleigh has recorded 6.98 inches of rain so far this month – 3.84 inches above average.

But depending on where you are in the Triangle, that 6.98 inches of rain might not have hit you, or you could have received more.
National Weather Service meteorologists describe rainfall like that as “localized.” Pockets of heavy rain can fall at one part of the city, and then on the other half there could be none.

Jul. 22, 2014 @ 05:40 PM

New charter school set to open next month

Leaders of Durham’s 11th charter school, Reaching All Minds Academy, said Tuesday that the school is set to open Aug. 18.

Jul. 22, 2014 @ 11:51 AM

Rise to launch franchise program

  • Blues club’s run ends
  • Bull Craft focuses on N.C. beer
  • Relay Foods expands service hours
  • Breakfast food truck rodeo

Jul. 22, 2014 @ 08:56 PM

Witness: Lovette admitted killing Duke student

A witness testified Tuesday that Laurence Lovette admitted robbing and fatally shooting a Duke University graduate student in 2008.