Latest Durham News

Woman killed after being struck by passenger train

Nov. 15, 2018 4:01 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say a woman was hit and killed by an Amtrak passenger trains as she crossed the tracks. Durham police said in a news release 50-year-old Judy Estrada was walking across the tracks around 7:15 a.m. Thursday when she was hit by the westbound train. Estrada was...

Pedestrian struck, killed by train in North Carolina

Nov. 15, 2018 8:31 AM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say a pedestrian was killed in a crash involving a train. WRAL-TV reports that the crash took place in Durham. Durham police say the crash happened around 7:15 a.m. Wednesday on Swift Avenue near West Main Street. Swift Avenue is closed while police investigate....

No. 1 Duke's freshmen: College hoops' must-see attraction

Nov. 15, 2018 3:29 AM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Drake has already been spotted wearing Zion Williamson's high school jersey. Let that be proof: Duke's season is just starting, and the Blue Devils' freshmen have already arrived. Just three games into their college careers, the youngsters have made top-ranked Duke the top story in...

Williamson, No. 1 Duke rout Eastern Michigan 84-46

Nov. 14, 2018 9:29 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Zion Williamson tossed up an alley-oop lob for RJ Barrett, and on the next trip downcourt, Barrett returned the favor by setting up a dunk for Williamson. For these high-flying Blue Devils, that No. 1 ranking sure seems to fit. Williamson scored 21 points, Barrett added 20 and Duke...

Teen charged after man's body found at construction site

Nov. 13, 2018 2:15 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina have charged a teenager in the death of a man whose body was found at a construction site. Durham police said in a news release Tuesday 18-year-old Marquez Dashawn McMillan was arrested as police investigated a crash Monday in the parking lot of a fast-food...

Duke safety Singleton out with broken ankle

Nov. 11, 2018 4:01 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke says safety Dylan Singleton is out indefinitely with a broken left ankle. Team spokesman Art Chase said Singleton had surgery Sunday to repair the injury suffered a day earlier in a 42-35 victory over North Carolina . He's the 15th player with starting experience to miss at least...

Williamson, No. 4 Duke pull away from Army, 94-72

Nov. 11, 2018 4:01 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke got something from Army that it didn't against Kentucky: A test. The fourth-ranked Blue Devils pulled away to beat the Black Knights 94-72 on Sunday behind 27 points and 16 rebounds from Zion Williamson. Playing five days after routing the second-ranked Wildcats in the Champions...

TOP 25 REWIND: No. 4 Duke set to climb after Kentucky romp

Nov. 11, 2018 3:39 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Fourth-ranked Duke looked shockingly dominant in a practically flawless performance against a top-5 opponent to start the season. The Blue Devils sure made a convincing argument to be considered the nation's best team in the season's first week: a 118-84 win against No. 2 Kentucky in...

Duke holds off rival UNC 42-35 to keep Victory Bell

Nov. 10, 2018 6:08 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Daniel Jones kept Duke moving to big yardage totals, while the Blue Devils' defense provided help when the offense stumbled. That has the Blue Devils keeping the Victory Bell after another rivalry win against North Carolina. Jones accounted for a program-record 547 total yards and four...

The Latest: North Carolina Congress race still very close

Nov. 7, 2018 10:13 AM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the general election in North Carolina (all times local): 1:40 a.m. A North Carolina congressional race remains too close to call even after all precincts reported their totals. Election numbers show Republican Mark Harris narrowly ahead of Democrat Dan McCready in the...