Trains move through Durham County on a daily basis. Residents can hear them, and if they live close enough to tracks can feel them. And over the past 10 years, 17 people have lost their lives because of trains.
Roland Hedgepeth speaks about 2012 murder of his daughter, UNC student Faith Hedgepeth, in this video released by the Chapel Hill Police Department.
With trembling hands pressed to her mouth, a Durham mother accused of murdering her 4-year-old daughter made an initial court appearance Monday.
Jessica Warren, 27, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Armani Hodges.
Durham County is home to only one of the 40 charter school applications received by the N.C. Department of Public Instruction last week.
The application deadline for charter schools that want to open in 2016 was Sept. 26.
Chatham County sheriff’s deputies charged a man with using a vehicle to assault a man who ended up pinned between two pickup trucks.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill officials are planning to build a new, 275-bed residence hall on Ridge Road across from Morrison Hall.
Saying the cons of two other possible sites weigh against them, city staffers are formally recommending that Durham build its new police headquarters along East Main Street near the Golden Belt complex.
In what a professor said started as an effort to ensure student-athletes aren’t pursuing “eligibility” as an academic major, a group Monday debated academic advising requirements for student-athletes at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The influential Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People has announced endorsements for the Nov. 4 election and its opposition to a proposed amendment to the state constitution.
The Carolina Club is hosting a pasta dinner on Tuesday to raise money for Jacquelyn Segovia, a former University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill student who was injured in a car accident in August.
An N.C. Central University alumnus and former dean has been elected chancellor of Winston-Salem State University.
Elwood L. Robinson, provost and vice-president for academic affairs at Cambridge College in Massachusetts, was elected to the role at Winston-Salem State on Friday by the UNC Board of Governors. He will start the job Jan. 1.
This Saturday, people in Carrboro Town Commons will be offering goods and services for free – there’s no catch. It’s just really, really free.
Police are searching for a vehicle that struck a pedestrian Monday morning and left the scene.
A face-to-face meeting this week left three groups on track to releasing a joint statement soon to city officials about what to do with a proposed traffic-calming project for West Club Boulevard.
“We’re ninjas,” An-shu Stephen K. Hayes told a crowd of more than 50 students. “We don’t directly fight our enemies…we work with our enemies.”
A house fire in northern Durham was blamed on cabinets that fell on a stove and turned on burners Saturday afternoon. No one was hurt.
Firefighters wearing protective suits investigated a chemical leak at a West Durham home Saturday that created a gas cloud and sickened occupants, officials said.