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Nov. 11, 2014 @ 03:53 PM

Gallery-A special naturalization ceremony marking Veterans Day.

A special naturalization ceremony marking Veterans Day. The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

Nov. 08, 2014 @ 05:15 PM

GALLERY: N.C. Central Homecoming Parade 2014

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Nov. 07, 2014 @ 11:03 PM

Gallery-Carolina Friends Upper School present The Real Inspector Hound, seen from backstage

Carolina Friends Upper School present The Real Inspector Hound, seen from backstage The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

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Jan. 21, 2015 @ 06:17 PM

Religion Briefs: Walk for the Homeless set for Saturday

The 5th Annual Open Table Ministry Winter Walk For The Homeless will be held Saturday, Jan. 24 at the American Tobacco Trail, starting at Solite Park on Fayetteville Road in Durham.

Jan. 21, 2015 @ 08:06 PM

South Durham intersection getting new roundabout

N.C. Department of Transportation engineers are getting ready to install another “roundabout” or traffic circle in Durham, this time in the southern part of the city at the intersection at Barbee, Herndon and Massey Chapel roads.

Jan. 22, 2015 @ 03:00 PM

Durham Public Schools banking on fall referendum

Few of the details have been worked out, but the school board hopes to have a bond referendum on the Nov. 3 ballot to help Durham Public Schools begin to address more than $450 million in capital needs, including several new schools.

Jan. 21, 2015 @ 04:55 PM

Durham grand jury indicts alleged killer

A Durham County grand jury this week indicted a man on a murder charge in the fatal shooting of a 26-year-old whose body was found inside a car. The defendant, Chan Tavares Thomas, 35, faces charges of murder and discharging a firearm into an occupied vehicle inflicting serious bodily injury. He was being held in the Durham County Jail without bond.

Jan. 21, 2015 @ 04:40 PM

Former Durham prosecutor Freda Black charged with DWI

Former Durham County Assistant District Attorney Freda Black was arrested Tuesday night in Orange County after police allege she was driving while impaired.

Jan. 20, 2015 @ 06:49 PM

‘Ultimate haberdasher’ leaves behind clothing legacy

Polo jackets, tweed, loafers and Oxford shirts — the style made popular on college campuses throughout the country — brings one family’s name to the minds of many: Julian. Milton Julian, known as Chapel Hill’s “ultimate haberdasher” and the brother of Maurice Julian, passed away last Saturday at the age of 96.

Jan. 20, 2015 @ 05:43 PM

Durham Committee elects new political action chairman

The Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People will go into 2015’s City Council election cycle with a new leader of its political-action arm, Ralph Hunt Jr.

Jan. 20, 2015 @ 05:20 PM

National Readathon Day a real page turner

If you are planning to sit down with a good book Saturday afternoon, you can also participate in the first National Readathon Day.

Jan. 20, 2015 @ 05:01 PM

24 hours: 3rd body found in Bull City

In a span of 24 hours the Durham Police Department found itself investigating a pair of homicides and another death it labeled “suspicious.” “One thing I can say is that none of these incidents appear to be connected in any way at this time,” Police Chief Jose Lopez said at a news conference Tuesday after the third body was found.

Jan. 20, 2015 @ 01:04 PM

Police: Third body found in 24 hours

In the span of 24 hours the Durham Police Department found itself investigating two homicides and one suspicious death.

Jan. 20, 2015 @ 04:36 PM

Sexual assault alleged at fraternity-related off-campus house

A Duke University fraternity — Alpha Delta Phi — has been suspended after a female Duke student alleged she was sexually assaulted after attending one of its parties. According to Durham Police Department search warrants filed last week, the victim told police she was invited to a party at an off-campus house linked to fraternity members at 2505 West Chapel Hill Street on Jan. 8

Jan. 19, 2015 @ 07:12 PM

Police log, Jan. 20

Police charged two teens with having stolen Apple computers and other electronics.

Jan. 19, 2015 @ 06:47 PM

1,262 weapons seized at courthouse in 2014

Deputies prevented 1,262 weapons from getting past security checkpoints at the Durham County Courthouse in 2014, according to figures released this week.

Jan. 19, 2015 @ 06:25 PM

School board to vote on upping Whitted contribution

School board to vote on upping Whitted contribution

Jan. 19, 2015 @ 06:07 PM

‘Be mindful of the dream’

From the steps of North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance, marching through downtown, and from the sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church, the Durham community joined together Monday, calling to continue the work of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream.