In The Herald-Sun

May. 20, 2015 @ 06:16 PM

Police log: Weekend break-ins reported, no arrests made

Thousands of dollars worth of belongings were stolen from two Durham homes, one on Kent Street, one on Bivins Street, over the weekend, according to police reports.

May. 20, 2015 @ 07:01 PM

Old Crown Park Hotel downtown set for new life

Chicago-based AJ Capital Partners has acquired the shuttered Crown Park Hotel for $7.6 million, and plans to renovate it to add another hotel to the downtown Durham portfolio. The company will begin renovations to the 150-room hotel at 600 Willard St., later this year, with plans to have it open by late 2016.

May. 20, 2015 @ 05:52 PM

MORE THAN A GAME: Disabled heroes compete now on playing fields

Laura Root’s brow was dripping sweat as she pulled back hard on a rowing machine Wednesday at Duke University’s Cameron Indoor Stadium. The effort paid off for Root with a third-place showing during the second day of the Valor Games Southeast, a series of adapted sports for emotionally and physically disabled military veterans.

May. 20, 2015 @ 05:41 PM

'Wide net' vowed in search for new UNC chief

Executive-search headhunters in the running to help the UNC system find President Tom Ross’ replacement promised Wednesday to cast a wide net for “non-traditional” candidates from outside academia.

May. 20, 2015 @ 05:21 PM

Florida State knocks off Clemson 3-1

North Carolina gets a crack at Florida State today.

May. 20, 2015 @ 04:59 PM

Shakori changes date of spring festival

Organizers of the Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance announced Thursday that the spring festival will move from April to May beginning in 2016.

May. 20, 2015 @ 04:47 PM

Sheriff’s office nabs alleged traffickers

Three people have been arrested in a Durham County Sheriff’s Anti-Crime and Narcotics Unit drug investigation that involved 10 kilos of cocaine.

May. 20, 2015 @ 03:57 PM

Duke undergrads report diverse range of faiths

Only about half of incoming Duke University undergraduate students check the box identifying their religion, a Duke Chapel leader told Durham Congregations In Action at its monthly meeting this week.

May. 20, 2015 @ 01:00 AM

Best Bet: 'And the Ass Saw the Angel'

Manbites Dog Theater will present the world premiere of a new adaptation of Nick Cave’s novel “And the Ass Saw the Angel,” by John Fidel Justice and Jaybird O’Berski. The play is described as “a lyrical Southern Gothic about a closed-minded town of damned souls and the wretched boy who fights to stay alive among them.” Shows begin Thursday and continue through June 6 at the theater, at 703 Foster St., Durham. For tickets and more details, visit or call 919-682-3343.

May. 19, 2015 @ 10:49 PM

Bulls halt 6-game losing streak

Durham loses earlier Tuesday, bounces back in game two with 4-2 win

May. 19, 2015 @ 10:34 PM

Bae, Cocca lead CGA women’s tourney

Defending champion Kirk just behind leaders at Treyburn

May. 19, 2015 @ 10:29 PM

Vikings ousted by Spring Creek pitching

Voyager knocked out of playoffs

May. 19, 2015 @ 10:21 PM

Jordan's Pinto wins Gatorade award

Freshman soccer star, already pledged to play at UNC, wins state's top honor

May. 19, 2015 @ 10:18 PM

Fighting ALS

Durham's Dink Andrews helps his friend Larry Stogner, the former ABC11 anchorman, battle Lou Gehrig's disease.

May. 19, 2015 @ 09:49 PM

UNC holds off Hokies, advances to ACC Tournament pool play

After dropping its last six ACC games, the Tar Heels just barely limped their way into the conference tournament with a No. 8 seed.

But Tuesday afternoon's elimination game, UNC (33-22) found what it had been missing with a 5-3 win against No. 9 seed Virginia Tech.