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Illinois couple dies after apparent ice fishing accident

Feb. 05, 2023 14:02 PM EST

DURHAM, Ill. (AP) — A western Illinois couple died in an apparent ice fishing accident after being pulled from a farm pond by a sheriff's deputy, police said. Despite several hours of lifesaving efforts, Sean D. Chaney, 52, and his wife, Dawn A. Chaney, 50, both of LaHarpe,...

Bus drivers strike in Alaska's 2nd-largest school district

Jan. 31, 2023 19:05 PM EST

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Bus drivers in Alaska’s second-largest school district went on strike after delivering students to classes on Tuesday, citing unfair labor practices. The near-unanimous strike was called against Durham School Services after members received what Teamsters...

Police: 1 juvenile and 4 adults wounded in Durham shooting

Jan. 01, 2023 16:59 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A juvenile was among five people who were wounded in a drive-by shooting Sunday afternoon in Durham, North Carolina, the city's police department said in a news release. The child and one of the adults suffered life-threatening injuries, while the other three...

Wright's 24 help North Carolina Central defeat Citadel 81-74

Dec. 20, 2022 22:19 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. ( (AP) — Justin Wright's 24 points helped North Carolina Central defeat Citadel 81-74 on Tuesday night. Wright shot 8 of 10 from the field and 8 for 10 from the line for the Eagles (6-7). Daniel Oladapo added 21 points while shooting 9 of 13 from the field and 3 for 4...

NC power grid attack stokes fear in rural LGBTQ community

Dec. 08, 2022 20:33 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — As shootings at two electrical substations cut power to thousands of central North Carolina homes last weekend, they also sparked widespread speculation that the days-long blackout might be the latest of several attempts to shut down a local drag show meant to celebrate the...

Harris scores 18 in North Carolina Central's 127-40 win

Dec. 03, 2022 19:36 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Ja'Darius Harris' 18 points helped North Carolina Central defeat Saint Andrews (NC) 127-40 on Saturday. Harris shot 6 of 8 from the field and 4 for 6 from the line for the Eagles (5-4). Cameron Butler added 13 points while finishing 6 of 6 from the floor, and...

Mitchell, Filipowski power No. 17 Duke past Boston College

Dec. 03, 2022 19:10 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — It took almost 29 minutes of Saturday’s game for No. 17 Duke to have a player reach a double-figure point total. And it simply didn’t matter with the Blue Devils. Mark Mitchell scored 15 points and Kyle Filipowski posted 13 points and 10...

No. 17 Duke tops No. 25 Ohio State in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Nov. 30, 2022 22:39 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Jon Scheyer knew it would take time for a Duke team with 11 new players to learn each other and how to close out games. Moments like Wednesday night — with the 17th-ranked Blue Devils tenaciously protecting a second-half lead against a ranked opponent— are vital for that...

North Carolina Central wins 79-66 over UNC Asheville

Nov. 29, 2022 22:34 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Kris Monroe scored 23 points as North Carolina Central beat UNC Asheville 79-66 on Tuesday night. Monroe shot 9 for 13, including 5 for 9 from beyond the arc for the Eagles (4-3). Justin Wright scored 16 points and added three steals. Eric Boone shot 3 of 4 from...

Leonard's late TD toss sinks Wake Forest 34-31

Nov. 26, 2022 20:34 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Riley Leonard threw for a career-best 391 yards and four touchdowns and Duke used a late touchdown to close out the regular season with a 34-31 victory over Wake Forest on Saturday. Leonard, who completed 29-of-41 passes, connected with Sahmir Hagans for the...