In The Herald-Sun

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 06:47 PM


No. 25 Duke (8-2, 4-2 ACC) is a six-point favorite against visiting North Carolina (5-5, 3-3) tonight (7:30 p.m., ESPN) hoping to keeps its two-game win streak against the Tar Heels alive and well.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 06:21 PM

Robbery suspect wins right to new trial

A Durham robbery suspect deserves a new trial because the judge who originally handled his case erred by refusing to let a jury think about convicting him of larceny, a N.C. Court of Appeals panel says.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 06:12 PM

Downtown Durham: a year in review

Residential units in downtown Durham have increased by nearly 98 percent over the past year, Geoff Durham said at the annual Downtown Durham Inc. (DDI) meeting Wednesday.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 05:57 PM

In wake of Wainstein report, UNC reached out to top donors

After the release of the Wainstein report last month on the school’s academic and athletic scandal, UNC-Chapel Hill fundraisers worked to call 750 of the school’s top donors in the next 48 hours, the chief executive of the school’s foundation said Wednesday.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 05:45 PM

Tuition proposal passes UNC-Chapel Hill trustees committee

The 11 percent tuition increase that  UNC-Chapel Hill’s out-of-state undergraduate students saw in the current academic year “put us very near the edge” of what the university can charge and still attract top students, the provost’s chief academic officer said Wednesday.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 05:20 PM

Additional charges come after gas station robberies

DURHAM —  Two men who were arrested last week and charged in connection with two gas station robberies have new charges being brought against them.


Nov. 19, 2014 @ 05:06 PM

School board to consider later start times tonight

By Gregory Childress; 919-419-6645

DURHAM – The school board will be asked to consider an assortment of items from a busy agenda Thursday, including one to start the school day 10 minutes later.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 04:47 PM

Judge seals internal-affairs records in officer shooting

By KEITH UPCHURCH; 919-419-6612

DURHAM -- A Durham County Superior Court judge on Wednesday sealed police internal-affairs documents related to the shooting of a Durham police officer.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 09:12 PM

Duke answers questions in Classic win over MSU

Some questions may have been answered in No. 4 Duke’s 81-71 win over No. 19 Michigan State Tuesday night in the Champions Classic doubleheader at Bankers Life Field House.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 03:24 PM

DCIA recognizes service of Rev. Joe Hensley


DURHAM – Rev. Joe Hensley Jr., assistant to the rector of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, is leaving Durham to become rector of St. George’s Episcopal Church in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Hensley was recognized this week by Durham Congregations In Action, the collaborative Durham faith group where he has served as an officer and active member. Hensley is also a familiar face at Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham gatherings, and has led vigils that remember the lives of homicide victims.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 10:32 AM

REVIEW: An enchanting, fun time at new ‘Cinderella’


DURHAM – In the first national tour of “Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella,” the musical gives audiences a fun, enchanted evening. It’s on stage at the Durham Performing Arts Center through Sunday. Go see it, and take the family, too.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 09:11 AM

Belief Briefs

Harvest giveaway Saturday at St. Joseph AME

DURHAM -- Saint Joseph AME Church, 2521 Fayetteville St., Durham, will sponsor a Community Harvest Giveaway from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Items to be given away for free include clothing, food and household items. There will also be a presentation on domestic violence. For more information, call the church at 919-683-1379.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 08:57 AM

Habitat for Humanity interfaith build for Thanksgiving


DURHAM – Durham Congregations In Action was part of forming Habitat for Humanity of Durham in 1985, and shared information about the housing organization as part of its series on affordable housing at its monthly meetings this year.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 03:44 PM

NCCU won big, needs work

NCCU coach LeVelle Moton said the wide margin by which the Eagles beat College of Faith on Tuesday did not represent a job well done. The Eagles must get better in a hurry with Creighton up next on their schedule, Moton said.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: Kathleen Madigan

Comedian Kathleen Madigan’s many credits include the American Comedy Award and the Phyllis Diller award for Best Female Comedian. She brings her stand-up show to the Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St., Durham, at 8 p.m. Saturday. For tickets, call 919-560-3030 or visit