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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

Jul. 14, 2014 @ 10:07 PM

GALLERY: Allan Dykstra crowned Triple-A Home Run champion

Allan Dykstra crowned champion during the Triple-A Home Run Derby at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park on Monday, July 14, 2014.GALLERY: Triple-A Home Run Derby at the DBAP. The Herald-Sun | Christine T. Nguyen and Morgan McCloy

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Sep. 16, 2014 @ 03:22 PM

Funding climate stalls Carolina North project

Work on Carolina North, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s planned satellite campus, is stalled due to funding issues.

Sep. 16, 2014 @ 09:03 AM

Hillside grieves loss of student

Durham law enforcement agencies are continuing to investigate a car accident that left Hillside student Chase Kyshann Booker dead early Sunday.

Sep. 15, 2014 @ 08:53 PM

Crime up 11 percent in first half of 2014

A spike in the crime rate that began showing up last year continued through the first half of 2014, the overall count of major crimes by the end of June being up 11 percent on levels the year before.
Violent crime – homicides, rapes, robberies and aggravated assaults – was up 30 percent as of June 30 compared to the same point in 2013.

Sep. 15, 2014 @ 06:11 PM

Police log, Sept. 16

  • Man shot on Fayetteville St.
  • Woman charged in fatal stabbing

Sep. 15, 2014 @ 05:44 PM

Firefighters lose pounds, gain energy

Durham firefighters know it’s important to lead by example, and that’s why a group of chiefs has made healthy eating and exercise a priority.
Fire Chief Dan Curia has shed 63 pounds since May 2013, dropping from 232 to 169.
And now, Curia and others in the department are ready for the next phase of their fitness campaign. They’ll run a half-marathon (13.1 miles) on Oct. 19 at Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Sep. 15, 2014 @ 05:16 PM

DPS sees influx of ‘Border Children’

The Durham Public Schools is seeing an increase in enrollment of so called “Border Children” fleeing gang violence, sexual violence and abject poverty in Central America.


Sep. 15, 2014 @ 04:44 PM

NCCU to launch computer science, business degree program

Starting next spring, N.C. Central University is planning to offer a combined bachelor’s of science degree in computer science and business.

Sep. 15, 2014 @ 04:26 PM

Duke Energy partners with Strata on solar energy

In a plan to invest $500 million in solar power expansion in North Carolina, Duke Energy will partner with Chapel Hill-based Strata Solar to develop a 65-megawatt (MW) solar facility in Duplin County.


Sep. 14, 2014 @ 09:03 PM

Domestic argument said to lead to homicide

Durham police say they are investigating a homicide Saturday night on North Maple Street. An arrest has been made in the case.

Sep. 14, 2014 @ 07:04 PM

More streets getting two-hour limit on curbside parking

City officials are expanding a two-hour curbside parking time limit that’s now in place downtown to the nearby Brightleaf, West Village, American Tobacco, West and Central Park districts.

Sep. 14, 2014 @ 06:48 PM

Flowering of creativity: Nasher exhibit looks at later works of Joan Miró

In 1956, visual artist Joan Miró (1893-1983) moved into a new studio on the island of Mallorca, Spain. Rather than rest on his already established reputation, Miró for the rest of his life continued to be productive and experimental in his work.

Sep. 14, 2014 @ 06:25 PM

Neil Offen: Making a clean sweep

The other day, when I discovered that we have, in our house, 16 flower vases although I am allergic to flowers, I realized it was time to de-clutter.

Sep. 14, 2014 @ 06:18 PM

NICU reunion celebrates babies’ success

About 300 families convened in Chapel Hill Sunday afternoon to celebrate triumphs, share their stories, and of course, show off their babies.

Sep. 14, 2014 @ 06:18 PM

UNC-Chapel Hill group talks housing for student-athletes

A University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill group that’s reviewing university policies for student-athletes appears to be nearing the finish line.

Sep. 14, 2014 @ 04:16 PM

One dead in Durham crash

One person is dead after a single-vehicle crash in Durham Sunday around 7 a.m.