VIDEO: Volunteers from the Durham Police Department dropped off 120 tiny red hats to Duke, which officers, staff and other volunteers knitted and crocheted over several months. The hats are a an American Heart Association campaigned, called 'Little Hats, Big Hearts,' to provide information on heart health and congenital heart defects in babies.
Warren Keyes, dressed as Santa Claus, appears Saturday, Dec 2, as the Durham Holiday Parade’s first African-American Santa. He hopes his appearance will inspire both children and adults to make the world a better place for all.
Pascal Mubenga answers difficult questions, such as his plan for drawing students and parents back from charter schools, after being sworn in as the new superintendent of Durham Public Schools in by District Court Judge Shamieka L. Rhinehart on Monday, Nov. 27.
In the years that African-American historian John Hope Franklin taught in North Carolina, there was a KKK sign greeting visitors to the state. Now a section of Interstate 85 in North Carolina is named for Franklin.
The notorious 11'8" railroad bridge on Gregson Street in Durham claimed another victim Thursday, the second in two weeks. This despite highly visible warning lights and signs. Go to 11foot8.com for more video from the bridge.
Lila Brown's smooth classic rock rhythms and impeccable style drew a large crowd to the stage at the 20th annual Carrboro Music Festival on Sunday. Brown is a member of Secret Monkey Weekend, alongside her stepdad and sister. "My mom tells me that one of the most important parts of playing music with people is having fun," she said.
A tribute to the four individuals lost in the Sept. 8, 2017 Duke Life Flight crash, featuring an address from Duke University Hospital President Kevin Sowers, a Sept. 20 flyover tribute at Duke Chapel, and notes from a memorial near the Life Flight helipad on the hospital roof.
Named after best-selling mystery writer Agatha Christie, the infant is the first aye-aye born at the Duke Lemur Center in six years, and one of only 24 of her kind in the United States.
She was born on June 7, 2017.
A memorial service in Duke Chapel for pilot Jeff Burke, flight nurses Kris Harrison and Crystal Sollinger, and patient Mary Bartlett remembers the lives and contributions of the victims of the crash of a Duke Lifeflight helicopter Sept. 8, 2017.
Dozens of protesters gathered to kick off a national week of action against white supremacy, planned around the one month anniversary of Charlottesville, and coincidentally on a court date for several activists arrested in connection with the toppling of the Confederate monument. From the courthouse, they marched toward the site of the missing statue, and continued to Durham Central Park for a celebratory rally.