Video: Firefighters Jason King and Bramwell Tong prepare to enter the Downtown Durham YMCA to test the air for contaminants. A police officer at the scene said the issue was a chlorine spill, affecting a combination of adults and children (35-40) were in the pool at the time of the reported leak in the disinfection system. Thirty-nine people were injured, including six children in serious condition.
The School for Conversion in Durham, N.C. has provided sanctuary for pastor Jose Chicas who is facing deportation since June 27 but it is technically illegal. The director of the school, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, could face up to five years in prison.
Video: Festival-goers talk about their connection to the river and the importance of conserving it on the first day of the 38th annual Festival for the Eno. This year, the festival's second day will be on Tuesday, July 4.
Dr. Johnson O. Akinleye is congratulated after being named the new chancellor of N.C. Central University. Dr. Akinleye is the 12th chief executive of the university, succeeding Chancellor Debra Saunders-White who died last November.
Watch David Bailey, one of two Capitol Police officers wounded in the attack that wounded Congressman Steve Scalise throw out the first pitch at the congressional baseball game. Bailey is a graduate of NC Central in Durham, N.C.
Joan Higginbotham delivered a dazzling commencement speech to the North Carolina Central University undergraduate class of 2017 during their graduation ceremony in O'Kelly-Riddick Stadium on Saturday May 13, 2017.
Duke University bid farewells to about 5,400 graduates, its president of the last 13 years, trustees chairman of the last four years and medical school dean of the past decade at Wallace Wade Stadium on Sunday May 14, 2017.