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Apr. 07, 2015 @ 01:20 AM

GALLERY: Duke students celebrate on campus after winning the National Championship

Duke students celebrate on campus after beating Wisconsin to win the National Championship. The Herald-Sun | Alex Tricoli

Apr. 05, 2015 @ 09:19 AM

GALLERY: Easter Sunrise Service at Duke Gardens

Hundreds attend the annual Easter Sunrise Service at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens on Sunday, April 5, 2015. The Herald-Sun | Christine T. Nguyen

Apr. 04, 2015 @ 08:53 PM

GALLERY: Duke students, faculty watch the Blue Devils play in the Final Four

Duke students, faculty watch the Blue Devils play in the NCAA Tournament semifinals game at Cameron Indoor Stadium on Saturday, April 4, 2015. Duke beat Michigan State 81-61.

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Apr. 23, 2015 @ 06:35 PM

GOING TO THE CHAPEL (AGAIN): Couple celebrates 70th anniversary at Duke Chapel

As Lois and Elbert Wethington processed down the aisle of Duke Chapel together Thursday afternoon to celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary, the bride thought about the first time she walked that aisle, on a rainy Wednesday evening in 1945.

Apr. 23, 2015 @ 06:19 PM

Police probe shots-fired reports

The Durham Police Department recently responded to four shootings across the city. One person was shot in the foot. No one else was hurt.

Apr. 23, 2015 @ 05:54 PM

FARM TO PLATE: Local produce, livestock featured

Coon Rock Farm in Hillsborough will be one of 40 farms showcased for the 20th annual Piedmont Farm Tour Saturday and Sunday, April 25 and 26.

Apr. 23, 2015 @ 05:34 PM

OneChatham, Circles Chatham merge

OneChatham, Inc. and Circles Chatham have merged and named a new executive director and board members.

Apr. 23, 2015 @ 05:28 PM

Weaver St. Market recalls pork hot dogs, pork bologna products

Weaver Street Market in Hillsborough is recalling 344 pounds of pork hot dogs and 36 pounds of pork bologna due to nitrite levels that exceeded regulatory limits. ... Includes list of recalled products ...

Apr. 23, 2015 @ 05:10 PM

NetSuite acquires Durham-based Bronto Software for $200M

American Tobacco Campus-based Bronto Software has been acquired by California-based software company NetSuite for $200 million.

Apr. 23, 2015 @ 06:02 PM

RAIN: Beatles tribute is back at DPAC, April 29-30

Fans of the Beatles who saw the Broadway tour of “RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles” at the Durham Performing Arts Center in 2012 will see a revamped show if they go see it again April 29 and 30.

Apr. 23, 2015 @ 06:37 PM

U.S. Senate confirms Durham High grad Loretta Lynch as attorney general

Federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch, a Durham High School alumna, won confirmation to serve as attorney general Thursday from a Senate that forced her to wait more than five months for the title and remained divided to the end. The 56-43 vote installs Lynch, 55, now U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York, as the first black woman in the nation’s top law enforcement post.

Apr. 23, 2015 @ 02:01 PM

Weaver Street Market recalls pork hot dogs, bologna

Weaver Street Market in Hillsborough is recalling 344 pounds of pork hot dogs and 36 pounds of pork bologna due to nitrite levels that exceeded regulatory limits.

A food safety assessment by the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) discovered that the level of nitrates exceed regulatory limits.



Apr. 22, 2015 @ 08:12 PM

Rape charge against ex-UNC star dropped by Durham DA

A second-degree rape charge against former UNC-Chapel Hill basketball player Melvin Scott has been dropped, Durham District Attorney Roger Echols said Wednesday.

Apr. 22, 2015 @ 08:55 PM

MARATHON MAN: Duke icon Al Buehler retires after 60-year run

Al Buehler has had more than a great run. He’s had an historic one. After 60 years, Buehler, 84, is retiring from Duke University as the oldest living professor in Duke’s history and the only Duke Olympic coach in track and field. He leaves behind the grateful hearts of thousands of students he’s molded and mentored as head track and cross-country coach and professor in the Health, Physical Education and Recreation department. He even has a trail named for him — the Al Buehler Cross Country Trail — around the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Course.

Apr. 23, 2015 @ 09:44 AM

Young black males here face 6 times risk of being slain

A report compiled by the DOJ’s Office of Justice Program found that black males between 15 and 34 in the city of Durham were at a greater risk of homicide than all Durham residents. Based on data from the Durham Police Department along with the FBI and U.S. Census Bureau it was determined that the average homicide rate of young black men per 100,000 people was 41.6. The rate for Durham residents as a whole was 7.2 per 100,000 people.

Apr. 22, 2015 @ 05:36 PM

Board to discuss teacher rights, budget

Due process rights for teachers and a budget presentation for the 2015-16 school year will highlight the school board’s regular business meeting Thursday night, April 23.

Apr. 22, 2015 @ 04:25 PM

Holloway Street shooting wounds two, leads to standoff

Two people were hospitalized with gunshot wounds early Wednesday and the man suspected of pulling the trigger is in custody at the Durham County jail.