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Jul. 30, 2014 @ 10:18 PM

Gallery-Tribute of murdered UNC professor Feng Liu at the FedEx Global Communication Center,UNC

Tribute of murdered UNC professor Feng Liu at the FedEx Global Communication Center, UNC. The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

Jul. 27, 2014 @ 10:21 PM

Gallery-Carolina Rollergirls' Raleigh Ruckus and the Chapel Hill Thrillers at the Wheels Fun Park.

Carolina Rollergirls' Raleigh Ruckus and the Chapel Hill Thrillers at the Wheels Fun Park. The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

Jul. 15, 2014 @ 08:35 PM

GALLERY: Severe storms cause flooding in Durham

A cold front brought severe storms into the area, causing flooding in parts of Durham. Parts of Forest Hills Park were covered with at least two feet of water. The Herald-Sun | Christine T. Nguyen

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Aug. 29, 2014 @ 05:51 PM

Incoming DA names chief assistant

Luke Bumm was named Thursday as incoming District Attorney Roger Echols' chief assistant prosecutor.

Aug. 29, 2014 @ 05:41 PM

Cop log: Bouncer stabbed at Devine’s

  • Bouncer stabbed at Devine’s
  • Pedestrian-involved collision under investigation

Aug. 29, 2014 @ 05:33 PM

It’s kickoff time

The offseason is over, and the Triangle’s four Division I college football teams open their seasons either at home or close to it today.

Duke, North Carolina and N.C. State play their season-opening games at home while N.C. Central makes the short trip to Greenville to face East Carolina.

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 06:24 PM

Duke receives grant for STEM program

Duke University has received a five-year, $1.5 million grant to improve learning for science, technology, engineering and math students, the Duke Office of News & Communications announced Thursday.

Aug. 29, 2014 @ 11:16 AM

UNC-Chapel Hill releases new policy on sexual assault, violence

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill released a new sexual assault and violence policy Thursday, more than a year after a task force including students, faculty and staff began working on it.

Aug. 29, 2014 @ 11:55 AM

Panel addresses rising costs, consumer health amid changing landscape

Five leaders of some of the largest healthcare insurance providers in North Carolina agreed Thursday morning that healthcare costs would go up over the next three years.

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 05:49 PM

Majority of DPD officers live outside Durham

City Manager Tom Bonfield’s report on police issues gave the City Council and key political groups another one to chew on, namely whether enough of Durham’s cops actually live in the city.

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 05:46 PM

Duke faculty to discuss Ferguson shooting

Duke University faculty will participate in a town hall forum on Monday about the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 06:22 PM

Firefighters raise money for muscle disease

Firefighters boot up a campaign today to raise money for children and adults with muscle diseases throughout the Durham area.

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 05:43 PM

Three gun crimes a day

In the first 201 days of the year, 742 crimes were committed in the Bull City with a gun present. That is almost 3.7 crimes a day.

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 05:10 PM

Police log

  • Two injured in afternoon traffic accident
  • Police looking for woman who hit car, fled
  • Durham man arrested after assault on delivery driver

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 03:45 PM

Merrick Moore/Mill Grove reunion this weekend

The 2014 Merrick-Moore/Mill Grove All-School Reunion will be today through Sunday at Durham’s Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center, 4700 Emperor Blvd. The classes of 1963 and 1964 will celebrate 50 years and receive the “Golden Tiger Award.”


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 05:51 PM

Orange County not perfect, but optimistic

Some statistics are still bleak for Orange County on Tuesday morning, but overall many things are looking up for the area, according to the seventh annual State of the Community Report.

Aug. 27, 2014 @ 04:35 PM

New DA will target violent criminals

Durham’s incoming district attorney says he’ll make prosecuting violent offenders a high priority when he takes office next week.