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Police: 3 people shot in Durham after an argument

Jun. 23, 2019 3:00 PM EDT

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina are investigating a shooting incident that left three people injured. Durham police said three adults were shot early Sunday following an argument. Police said the injuries do not appear life threatening. Police said two people were transported to a local...

Knicks select Duke swingman RJ Barrett with No. 3 pick

Jun. 21, 2019 1:08 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — It is not exactly a secret that the New York Knicks need a lot of help. So when a player who did almost everything well in his one college season was available, the decision to use the third overall pick Thursday night in the NBA draft on Duke freshman swingman RJ Barrett was relatively...

North Carolina officials warn of possible measles case

Jun. 17, 2019 8:24 AM EDT

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Health officials warn that people who visited a coffee shop in Durham, North Carolina, last week may have been exposed to measles. The Durham County Public Health Department said Saturday that there was a "possible case" of measles at the Bean Traders coffee shop on June 10. They say...

Charge filed in fatal assault at North Carolina bar

Jun. 15, 2019 1:23 PM EDT

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Police say they've filed a murder charge against a man accused of assaulting a man who died after hitting his head on the pavement outside of a North Carolina bar. The Durham Police Department issued a news release Friday saying that 34-year-old Daniel Peter Mohar faces a murder charge...

3 life sentences without parole for man who killed 3 Muslims

Jun. 12, 2019 7:48 PM EDT

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Moments after a North Carolina man pleaded guilty to gunning down three Muslim university students, a prosecutor played a cellphone video of the slayings in court Wednesday as one of the victims' relatives fainted, others wept and a man cursed the confessed killer openly. Craig Stephen...

The Latest: Authorities didn't have enough for hate charges

Jun. 12, 2019 3:16 PM EDT

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a North Carolina man pleading guilty to murder in the slayings of three Muslim students (all times local): 2:45 p.m. An attorney who has worked with the families of three Muslim students gunned down in February 2015 says federal authorities decided they did not have a...

North Carolina man pleads guilty to killing 3 Muslim students in confrontation that families said was sparked by bigotry

Jun. 12, 2019 9:42 AM EDT
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina man pleads guilty to killing 3 Muslim students in confrontation that families said was sparked by bigotry.

N Carolina court filing: Video shows 3 slain Muslim students

Jun. 10, 2019 6:45 PM EDT

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A court filing suggests the deaths of three Muslim university students in 2015 were captured on cellphone video, WRAL-TV reported Monday. The filing by prosecutors concerns a report by Tufts University psychology professor Samuel Sommers that contends the video casts doubt on claims by...

ACC baseball tourney slated for Charlotte in 2020

May. 30, 2019 6:35 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference's 2020 baseball tournament will be held in Charlotte. The league said in a news release Thursday that the selection culminated a yearlong process involving the conference's baseball committee and was approved by the league's membership. The tournament,...

Duke's Bolden staying in NBA draft; DeLaurier to return

May. 29, 2019 3:53 PM EDT

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke center Marques Bolden is remaining in the NBA draft while Javin DeLaurier will return to the Blue Devils for his senior season. Coach Mike Krzyzewski said Wednesday that Bolden received "some positive feedback" as he went through the draft evaluation process. The 6-foot-11 Bolden...