U.S. District Attorney John Durham to interview high-level CIA officers as Justice Department investigation marches forward

U.S. 06/15/19, 16:58

Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), who chairs the House Freedom Caucus, expects that Justice Department investigations into the origins of the FBI’s counterintelligence activities against President Trump will result in indictments. One of the investigations, led by U.S. District Attorney John Durham under the direction of Attorney General William Barr, has continued ...

Update: Video of slaying shown in courtroom

U.S. 06/12/19, 10:55

The Latest on a North Carolina man pleading guilty to murder in the slayings of three Muslim students (all times local):11:55 a.m.Moments after a man pleaded guilty to fatally shooting three Muslim students, a prosecutor played a cellphone video of the slayings.FILE - In a March 14, 2017 file photo, ...

North Carolina: Plea expected in 3 Muslim students’ slayings

U.S. 06/12/19, 00:06

The North Carolina man charged with killing three much-admired Muslim university students is expected to enter a plea more than four years after the slayings, which the victims' families blamed on bigotry.Craig Hicks was expected Wednesday in court in Durham.A judge could hear evidence about what prompted the February 2015 ...

North Carolina beats Georgia Tech 10-2 for ACC title

Sports 05/26/19, 15:26

North Carolina's parade of pitchers kept trying to outdo one another. The hitters kept swinging for the fences.It added up to another Atlantic Coast Conference championship for the Tar Heels.North Carolina hit four home runs — including a pair during a four-run sixth inning — and its pitchers combined on ...

Julian Castro joins McDonald’s strikers in North Carolina

U.S. 05/23/19, 10:37

Democratic presidential contender Julian Castro joined a march to a McDonald's restaurant in North Carolina on Thursday to draw attention to workers' efforts to raise the minimum wage and secure other protections.Nearly all the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have expressed support for the idea that the federal minimum wage should ...

NCAA hopes on line as conference baseball tournaments open

Baseball 05/20/19, 15:09

Automatic bids for the NCAA Tournament are on the line in 25 conference tournaments this week. The 16 NCAA regional hosts will be announced on Sunday and the rest of the 64-team field next Monday.A look at the tournaments in the power conferences (the Pac-12 does not play a tournament):ACCSite: ...

Energy company worker hurt in North Carolina explosion dies

U.S. 04/25/19, 12:09

An energy company employee who was critically injured in a natural gas explosion in North Carolina has died.UNC Medical Center spokesman Tom Hughes confirmed Thursday that 51-year-old Jay Rambeaut of Creedmoor died. Hughes didn't say when Rambeaut died, citing hospital policy.Rambeaut, who worked for PSNC Energy, was among the first ...

Zion Williamson entering NBA draft after 1 year at Duke

Sports 04/15/19, 17:04

Zion Williamson is leaving Duke after one high-flying season to enter the NBA draft.Widely projected as the top overall pick in the June draft, the AP national player of the year announced his decision Monday.The 6-foot-7, 285-pound Williamson captivated all of college basketball with his freakish, once-in-a-generation athleticism, his energy ...

Gas explosion also damaged world-famous Porsche collection

U.S. 04/12/19, 00:06

The gas explosion that killed one person and injured 25 others in North Carolina also damaged a building that houses a rarely seen but world famous collection of Porsches.The Ingram Collection is housed next to the building in Durham that collapsed Wednesday. The structure that holds the German-made sports cars ...

Duke’s Cam Reddish turns pro, hires agent

Sports 04/11/19, 17:30

Cam Reddish is the latest Duke freshman to leave school for the NBA draft.Reddish announced his decision on his verified Instagram page Thursday, one day after teammate RJ Barrett said he was entering the draft. School spokesman Mike DeGeorge says Reddish has hired an agent.Reddish averaged 13.5 points and hit ...

Update: Company says it was doing work before explosion

U.S. 04/11/19, 16:22

The Latest on an explosion that leveled a North Carolina building (all times local):5 p.m.A fiber-optic communications company says a contractor was doing installation work in the area where a gas leak explosion leveled a Durham building.Firefighters and emergency personnel work the scene of a building fire in downtown Durham, ...

Fire chief: Coffee shop owner was told to leave before blast

U.S. 04/11/19, 09:37

The toll of people injured in a North Carolina gas explosion that leveled a building has risen to 25, including nine firefighters.Durham Deputy Fire Chief Chris Iannuzzi said eight more firefighters were treated at a hospital, in addition to the one who underwent surgery. All are expected to be released ...

Photos: Coffee shop owner killed, 17 hurt in gas explosion

U.S. 04/10/19, 21:29

A leaking gas line exploded Wednesday in a Durham shopping district, killing one person and injuring more than a dozen others as firefighters were evacuating people from buildings near the rupture, authorities said. The blast reverberated across the North Carolina city — turning one building to rubble, shattering windows blocks away and ...

RJ Barrett to enter NBA draft after 1 season at Duke

Sports 04/10/19, 11:43

RJ Barrett is leaving Duke after one season to enter the NBA draft.Barrett announced his decision Wednesday in a video posted on social media . He said playing at Duke is a dream but added that "it's also a dream of mine to play in the NBA and have great ...

Update: Witnesses thought blast was bomb or earthquake

U.S. 04/10/19, 10:58

The Latest on a gas explosion in downtown Durham, North Carolina (all times local): 11:55 a.m. Eyewitnesses are saying they thought a bomb had gone off or an earthquake had hit after a gas explosion in downtown, Durham North Carolina, that has killed at least one person and injured others. Smoke billows from ...

Review: Henson, Rockwell bring sensitivity to true-life tale

Entertainment 04/04/19, 14:15

If you didn't know that "The Best of Enemies" was based on a true story, you'd likely find the premise preposterous, and for a movie, probably ill-advised: A lowbrow Klan leader in North Carolina and a black single mom/community activist are forced into dialogue and become lifelong friends and allies. ...

Government-funded study says red wolves are distinct species

Science 03/28/19, 10:03

A panel of top scientists has concluded the endangered red wolf of the southeastern U.S. is a species unto itself.The study by the National Academy of Sciences gives the beleaguered canine a scientific and political boost as its numbers plummet in the wild.The panel also found the Mexican gray wolf ...

Duke QB Daniel Jones hopes for 1st-round call in NFL draft

Football 03/26/19, 16:09

Daniel Jones didn't stop throwing when Duke's pro day ended.About half an hour after the television cameras quit rolling for his televised workout for the pro scouts Tuesday, Jones slipped back onto the field at the team's indoor practice facility to get in a few extra informal tosses with some ...

4 years after Tyus, Tre Jones looks to lead a Duke title run

Sports 03/20/19, 11:03

Tre Jones considers himself the classic tagalong little brother, always wanting a piece of whatever his big brother had.So when Tyus Jones won a national championship for Duke — well, Tre wanted one, too.Four years after Tyus Jones ran the point as a freshman for a title-winning team of Blue ...

Coach K: Injured Bolden to miss ACC Tournament

Basketball 03/11/19, 18:07

Coach Mike Krzyzewski says No. 5 Duke won't have injured big man Marques Bolden for this week's Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament.Krzyzewski told the school's website Monday that "there's no way Marques will be ready" after he sprained a ligament in his left knee early in a loss at North Carolina ...

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