"Black lives matter" spray-painted on side of the Durham Co. Courthouse Confederate monument; Photo: WTVD, July 6, 2015
Confederate monument near Durham courthouse vandalized
Someone has spray-painted graffiti on the Confederate monument at the old Durham County Courthouse. Tue, 07/07/2015 - 10:28am
Police: Drive-by shooting kills man on front porch
Police say a man sitting on a front porch was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting in Durham. Mon, 06/15/2015 - 8:41am
Fight for $15 plans announcement about next mobilization
A group that supports a minimum wage of $15 an hour plans to announce its next major mobilization, including several events in North Carolina. Wed, 04/01/2015 - 1:10pm
Court hearing scheduled for Chapel Hill shooting suspect
The man accused of killing three college students in Chapel Hill last month is scheduled to appear at an April 6 court hearing to determine whether he will face the death penalty. Thu, 03/26/2015 - 2:46am
Driver flees from fatal one-car wreck in Durham
Police say the driver and a passenger of a car that wrecked on a Durham freeway ran from the crash, leaving behind one of their passengers who would later die. Investigators said in a news release that a Honda Civic registered in South Carolina lost control while speeding on NC 147 around 9:15 p.m. Wednesday and crashed into a guardrail. Fri, 11/28/2014 - 4:40am
Protesters block Durham road in Ferguson rally
Those protesting the decision against indicting a white police officer in the Ferguson, Missouri, shooting of a black teen briefly blocked a road in Durham. Hundreds of people attended various rallies in the Raleigh-Durham area Tuesday evening. Wed, 11/26/2014 - 1:25pm
Second test confirms negative result for Ebola patient
A subsequent test of a new specimen provided by the patient at Duke University Hospital in Durham has resulted in a confirmed negative laboratory diagnosis for Ebola. Thu, 11/06/2014 - 3:28am
White House honor comes as vet’s business totters
A former Marine Corps sniper in Iraq who started a coffee shop that employs fellow veterans is to be honored at a White House event Wednesday even as he solicits online donations to stay open. Intrepid Life Coffee & Spirits owner Matt Victoriano admitted Tuesday it's ironic to be honored as an example of the successful veteran-turned-entrepreneur when he may have to shut down in less than two weeks. Wed, 08/27/2014 - 1:44am
NCCU students to protest teen’s death in Missouri
Black law students at North Carolina Central University are holding a rally to protest the shooting death of an unarmed 18-year-old man by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:25am
NC Central police chief out after DWI charge
The police chief at N.C. Central University is out of a job, nearly three weeks after he was charged with driving while impaired. Area media outlets reported that the school issued a brief statement Friday. A school spokeswoman didn't say whether Timothy Bellamy resigned or was fired. Sat, 08/23/2014 - 12:18am