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Mar. 03, 2015 @ 04:52 PM

Durham Arts Council exhibit draws complaints

A new exhibit at the Durham Arts Council has drawn complaints about its placement in a gallery next to two dance studios that serve young students.

Feb. 26, 2015 @ 02:42 PM

GALLERY: Snow in the Triangle (Feb. 26, 2015)

A storm dumped several inches of snow in the Triangle area, leaving thousands without power. The Herald-Sun | Christine T. Nguyen and Bernard Thomas

Feb. 24, 2015 @ 03:09 PM

GALLERY: Unexpected snow surprises area residents

Photos from Tuesday's unexpected snow storm. The Herald-Sun | Christine T. Nguyen

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Mar. 05, 2015 @ 04:29 PM

Medical examiner releases autopsy findings on 3 homicides

Autopsy results released in slayings of Walter Tracey Johnson, Mark Antwan Peaks and Holly Martez Lyons

Mar. 05, 2015 @ 04:34 PM

Durham police program to focus on sex assault victim support

The Durham Police Department’s Special Victims Unit has launched a new campaign to focus on providing a supportive response for sexual assault victims.

Mar. 05, 2015 @ 02:23 PM

NCSSM, planetarium receive gifts from Burroughs Wellcome Fund

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund has announced $1 million gift to the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center to create an endowment fund to support the North Carolina Science Festival and to the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics.

Mar. 06, 2015 @ 03:10 PM

PlayMakers announces 2015-16 season

“Disgraced,” a Pulitzer Prize-winning play, and Stephen Sondheim’s musical “Sweeney Todd” will highlight the six-play 2015-2016 main-stage season from PlayMakers Repertory Company. ... The theater will also present three shows in its PRC2 second-stage season.

Mar. 05, 2015 @ 06:50 PM

Triangle Transit discusses light-rail options with Council

Routing a new light-rail line along Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard near the Garrett Road intersection will add to the cost of a new light rail line between the two cities, Triangle Transit officials say.

Mar. 05, 2015 @ 06:11 PM

TWC to hike Internet speed in Triangle

Time Warner Cable (TWC) will be increasing Internet speed by up to six times and transitioning to a digital TV network in the Triangle through its “TWC Maxx” service.

Mar. 05, 2015 @ 06:04 PM

Psychiatrist: Murder defendant could have been sleepwalking

A psychiatrist told a jury Thursday that a man accused of murdering his 4-year-old son could have been sleepwalking and unconscious of what he was doing when he killed the child.

Mar. 05, 2015 @ 06:03 PM

Paper-classes scandal costs Boxill her job

Philosophy lecturer and former Faculty Council Chairwoman Jan Boxill has ended her attempts to keep a job at UNC Chapel Hill after an investigation pegged her as a key player in the “paper classes” scandal.

Mar. 05, 2015 @ 05:47 PM

Inflatable colon teaches about cancer risks

Doctors educated patients as usual Thursday at N.C. Cancer Hospital, but this time, there was a new component thrown into the mix: a giant inflatable colon.

Mar. 05, 2015 @ 05:41 PM

Durham Public Schools: Dropouts, suspensions decline

Following a state trend, the Durham Public Schools saw a 13.1 percent decrease in short-term suspensions for the 2013-14 school year, according to state data released Wednesday. ... DPS saw an 8.7 percent dip in the high school dropout rate for the 2013-14 school year when compared to the previous year.

Mar. 05, 2015 @ 05:16 PM

Police log: Man charged after attack on woman

Police allege Jermaine Bracey, 35, of Sedgefield Street cut a woman in the face with knife during an incident Wednesday.

Mar. 05, 2015 @ 02:17 PM

Ai to generate AP sports stories

Automated Insights (Ai) will use data from the NCAA and its Wordsmith platform to write NCAA stories for The Associated Press.

Mar. 05, 2015 @ 12:09 PM

CHCCS, Orange County Schools make inclement weather announcements

Orange County Schools will close one hour early Thursday because of impending inclement weather. 


Mar. 04, 2015 @ 07:28 PM

NCCU faculty fears micromanagement

Professors at N.C. Central University are worried the UNC system’s Board of Governors has started down a “slippery slope” towards micromanaging its 16 campuses, the chairman of NCCU’s Faculty Senate says.