Luke Bumm was named Thursday as incoming District Attorney Roger Echols' chief assistant prosecutor.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Duke University faculty will participate in a town hall forum on Monday about the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
Firefighters boot up a campaign today to raise money for children and adults with muscle diseases throughout the Durham area.
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.
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.”
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.
Durham’s incoming district attorney says he’ll make prosecuting violent offenders a high priority when he takes office next week.