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Durham County investigators have released few details about the death of an unidentified man found at a home Wednesday evening.
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Durham Police Chief Jose Lopez enters a press conference room at DPD Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 11, 2013 concerning the Jesus Huerta in custody death in the parking lot of the Durham Police Department back on Nov. 19, 2013.
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The road is closed between Guardian Drive and East Cornwallis Road. Police said work crews expect the section of road to reopen by 9 a.m. A white Pontiac was traveling northbound on South Miami Boulevard at 12:26 a.m. when the driver swerved into the southbound lanes and lost control.
Eight of the 71 charter school applications received by the state Department of Public Instruction have come from applicants who hope to open charter schools in Durham in August 2015.
A long-awaited study urges Durham County officials to tighten their oversight of Durham's five "volunteer" fire departments, consider merging some and think about handing over the coverage responsibilities of others to the city.
In this Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013 photo, chemotherapy is administered to a cancer patient via intravenous drip at Duke Cancer Center in Durham, N.C. New research reported Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium may help tens of thousands of women each year avoid being overtreated for breast cancer.
Jamestown may appear to be a prosperous settlement in this illustration, but fossil evidence shows the colony had a dark history.
Triangle Transit is advancing plans for a future light-rail line between Chapel Hill and Durham, even as local critics and some experts continue to question the wisdom of spending nearly $30 million on required studies.
A second man has been charged in connection with the shooting last week of two brothers at a vacant house on Grace Lane.
An Amtrak spokeswoman said the train was the Piedmont, No. 73, headed west from Raleigh, with its next stop scheduled in Durham.
While some Durham voters at Pearsontown Elementary precinct 34-1 followed the party line and others split their tickets during voting at 11am Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, Reid Pressley, 3, found a line of his own to play while waiting for his mom, Jennifer Socey, second from left, to finish voting.
One of the boys walked wounded down the block and flagged down a Durham County senior citizen transit bus and pleaded for help from the driver.
The number of flu cases in Durham has been low so far but is beginning to increase, health officials said Tuesday.
On the heels of Health and Human Services Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius ' 2012 AD commencement speech at Georgetown author William Peter Blatty and Georgetown alumni noted that abortion is demonic "While describing a graphic account of an abortion procedure": "He also said he reached his breaking point with what he perceives as the university's ... (more)
Orange Street is one of the roads scheduled to be excavated as part of Durham's water main replacement project.