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Feb. 22, 2015 @ 07:07 PM

GALLERY-A memorial for Dean Smith

A memorial for Dean Smith The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

Feb. 19, 2015 @ 01:36 AM

GALLERY: Bonfire celebration at Duke

Duke fans celebrate with a bonfire on campus after the Blue Devils beat the North Carolina Tar Heels 92-90 in overtime. The Herald-Sun | Christine T. Nguyen

Feb. 17, 2015 @ 08:47 PM

GALLERY- Durham winter storm

Durham winter storm The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

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Mar. 04, 2015 @ 06:00 PM

NCCU trustees to study athletics program

N.C. Central University trustees have set up a working group to study the long-term “sustainability and justification” of the school’s intercollegiate athletics program.

Mar. 04, 2015 @ 05:29 PM

Police arrest suspect after stabbing at Skewers Bar and Grill

A man was arrested early Wednesday morning after police said a fight broke out at Skewers Bar and Grill, 1013 West Main St. Officials said Ravon Breeden, 35, of Durham was at Skewers when a fight broke out between him and a 36-year-old acquaintance. During that fight police allege Breeden stabbed the other man several times before leaving the bar.

Mar. 04, 2015 @ 05:18 PM

‘IT’ KIDS: Young students take crack at STEM career work

Refurbishing a computer is no easy task. One must piece together parts such as hard drives and optic drives, memory chips, making sure everything is connected properly within the system. But on Wednesday at Lenovo, students from Neal STEM Magnet Middle School pieced together computers with ease and often with little outside assistance, unlike The Herald-Sun reporter who gave it a shot.

Mar. 04, 2015 @ 05:13 PM

Durham Cultural Advisory Board conducts arts space survey

The Durham Cultural Advisory Board is trying to gather information about the kinds of spaces that artists need and want in the future. The board is asking artists of all kinds and members of arts organizations to fill out an online anonymous survey that asks a wide array of questions related to costs, use of the spaces, location and other needs.

Mar. 04, 2015 @ 03:03 PM

Educators, others gather to celebrate TFA’s 25th

Teach for America-Eastern North Carolina has planned a year-long celebration, including one major event in the Triangle, to mark the organization’s 25th anniversary.

Mar. 03, 2015 @ 07:39 PM

UNC faculty eyes athlete admissions standards

Faculty Council members at UNC have postponed until late September a decision on whether to take a stand against giving “special talent” admission to athletes who might not average C-plus grades in college.

Mar. 03, 2015 @ 06:54 PM

Mother of slain boy recalls night of horror

The mother of a slain 4-year-old boy tearfully testified Tuesday about the night her husband allegedly suffocated the child in his bed and tried to kill his two other children.

Mar. 04, 2015 @ 03:23 PM

School board supports migrant children issue

The school board has adopted a resolution reaffirming its support of more than 300 unaccompanied migrant children who now attend Durham Public Schools.

Mar. 03, 2015 @ 06:20 PM

Mother of slain boy, 4, recalls night of horror

The mother of a slain 4-year-old boy tearfully testified Tuesday about the night her husband allegedly suffocated the child in his bed and tried to kill his two other children.

Mar. 03, 2015 @ 06:16 PM

Syngenta lays off 23 in RTP

Syngenta has laid off 23 employees in Research Triangle Park as part of its Accelerating Operational Leverage Program announced in 2014.

Mar. 03, 2015 @ 06:11 PM

E-CIG ISSUES: Teens able to get around e-cig sale rules

A state law that went into effect in 2013 hasn’t put much of a dent in teenagers’ ability to buy e-cigarettes on the Web, researchers from UNC’s Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center say. Detailing their findings in the Journal of the American Medical Association’s monthly pediatrics report, a group led center associate Rebecca Williams said 10 teens working under its supervision were able to complete 76.5 percent of their attempted e-cig buys.

Mar. 03, 2015 @ 06:04 PM

Major crimes up 3 percent in ’14; chief to seek force expansion

End-of-year numbers confirmed a 3 percent rise in the major types of crime in Durham in 2014, largely because of increases in aggravated assault, robbery and burglary.

Mar. 03, 2015 @ 05:38 PM

Police log: 3 wounded in late-night shooting

Three men were shot Monday night as they drove along N.C. Highway 55. Police said the three were in two vehicles — a van and a Nissan — driving south on N.C. 55 at about 11:30 p.m. As the two vehicles passed Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway they heard shots fired.

Mar. 03, 2015 @ 05:14 PM

City names Human Relations Award winners

The City of Durham Human Relations Commission has recognized five award winners who have distinguished themselves by contributing their time and talents to promoting good human relations in Durham.

Mar. 03, 2015 @ 04:45 PM

ADF to dedicate 2015 season to Chuck Davis

The American Dance Festival will dedicate its upcoming 82nd season to teacher, choreographer, and ambassador for dance, Charles “Chuck” Davis. The ceremony honoring Davis will be held June 11 at 7 p.m. prior to the season opening performance of Shen Wei Dance Arts at the Durham Performing Arts Center.