Durham Obituaries

Durham Obituaries

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  • 11 hrs ago | via Republican Journal 

    Kenneth Kranz

    Mr. Kenneth G. Kranz, husband of Mary Ellen Kranz, died Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 19, 2018, at Duke University Hospital in Durham, N.C. Ken was born April 10, 1942, in Philadelphia to the late George Herbert and Elizabeth Faunce Kranz.

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  • Wednesday Aug 29 | via Grosse Pointe News Online 

    4George James Baer IIFree Access

    Longtime Grosse Pointe resident George James Baer II passed away peacefully Sunday, June 24, 2018, in Houston, surrounded by his family after a series of illnesses.

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  • Thursday Aug 23 | via Philly.com 

    Dr. Michelle R. Howard-Vital, 65, former Cheyney Uni...

    Dr. Michelle R. Howard-Vital, 65, the former president of Cheyney University, where she lived and worked for seven years, died Tuesday, Aug. 21, of cancer at Duke Regional Hospital near her home in Durham, N.C. Dr. Howard-Vital served for more than 30 years as a leader of universities in Illinois, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Florida. She started at age 22 as an English instructor at the College Without Walls at Central YMCA Community College in Chicago.

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  • Aug 13, 2018 | via HeraldSun.com 

    Durham police seek late-model red Honda CRV that kil...

    Durham, North Carolina, police said the parts numbered 4, 5, 9 and 13 in this illustration of a Honda CRV front end should be missing from a red 2017 or 2018 model that hit a woman late Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, in front of a gas station on N.C. 54 West. Durham, North Carolina, police said the parts numbered 4, 5, 9 and 13 in this illustration of a Honda CRV front end should be missing from a red 2017 or 2018 model that hit a woman late Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, in front of a gas station on N.C. 54 West.

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  • Aug 9, 2018 | via HeraldSun.com 

    a He would not comply.a Durham police fatally shoot ...

    Durham police were told a man was suicidal several hours before they say he pointed a gun at officers Wednesday night and was fatally shot. The Orange County Sheriff's Office had received reports Shaun Jeffery Christy, 37, was threatening to harm his domestic partner and threatening suicide, said Chief Deputy Jamie Sykes of the Sheriff's Office..

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  • Aug 9, 2018 | via HeraldSun.com 

    Durham police fatally shoot man at New Hope Commons

    Police officers fatally shot a man Wednesday night in the New Hope Commons shopping center after, authorities said, a man pointed a handgun at them. A popular consumer destination, New Hope Commons is off of U.S. 15-501 - near he midway point between the UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke University campuses. 1 comment

  • Aug 2, 2018 | via HeraldSun.com 

    Severe storms result in flash flooding in Durham

    The Town of Pittsboro, NC posted this video of flooding at Main Street Station in downtown after severe storms moved through the area. Lucid is using drones to help clean commercial and residential buildings with the ability to clean 2000 square feet in 10 minutes.

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  • Jul 31, 2018 | via HeraldSun.com 

    07/31 What Youa re Saying: Dorothy Potter Snyder and...

    I watched the entire rally on WRAL's Facebook simulcast. I was sorry to see that none of the speakers had the integrity to admit that 38,658 of their fellow Americans died in gun-related incidents in 2016, numbers that are steadily rising at a rate of about 3 percent a year.

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  • Jul 30, 2018 | via USA Today 

    Freda Black, prosecutor featured in Netflix's 'The S...

    A North Carolina prosecutor best known for trying the infamous 2003 Michael Peterson murder trial was found dead at her home, Durham police said. Freda Black, prosecutor featured in Netflix's 'The Staircase' documentary, has died A North Carolina prosecutor best known for trying the infamous 2003 Michael Peterson murder trial was found dead at her home, Durham police said.

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  • Jul 30, 2018 | via WSOCTV 

    Freda Black, prosecutor featured in Netflix's 'The S...

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  • Jul 30, 2018 | via HeraldSun.com 

    Former Durham mayor Bill Bell remembers the legacy o...

    Freda Black, former Durham County assistant district attorney, was found dead at her home over the weekend, Durham police confirmed Monday morning. She was known for being part of the prosecution in the Michael Peterson murder trial.

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