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By the Time You Read This, ICE Might Have Shipped Durham Resident Wendy Miranda Fernandez Back to El Salvador—Perhaps to Her Death

The 23-year-old fled violence in her home country nine years ago. She’s been in ICE custody since March.

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Reuniting Fourteen Durham Families, Black Mama's Day Bail Out Aims to Reform the State's Racially Biased Ransom Demands

The national action was spearheaded here by Southerners on New Ground and culminated in a Mother's Day celebration at Hillside Park.

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As the Durham County Jail Plans to Roll Out Video Visitation, Activists Don’t Trust the Sheriff’s Intentions

Inmate advocates worry the jail will get rid of in-person visits

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How Twenty Acres Near N.C. Central Earmarked for Affordable Student Housing Turned into an Empty Lot

The Durham Housing Authority is making plans to buy it back

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The Durham Mayor’s Race Is Taking Shape, Though Not How We Expected

A primer on the three announced candidates so far: Farad Ali, Pierce Freelon, and Steve Schewel

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Kenneth Bailey Jr.’s Family Wants the Story of His Death-by-Cop Told Their Way

The twenty-four-year-old was killed by Durham police on February 15.

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A Durham Man With No Criminal Record Was Arrested by ICE for Being in the Wrong Place at the Wrong Time

Authorities were looking for someone else. Because President Trump is in office, he might be deported anyway.

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The District Attorney Declines to Prosecute the Cop Who Killed Frank Clark, But Residents of McDougald Terrace Still Doubt the Official Narrative

They’re also scared that Officer Charles Barkley will soon be back patrolling their neighborhood

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The Legislature’s New Sales-Tax Plan Is Going to Cost Durham Big

Between the city and county, Durham stands to lose more than $4.5 million

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Durham’s New Parking Meters Are Confusing. We’re Here to Help.

The meters are expected to raise $1.7 million a year. You might have to memorize your license plate number.

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Donald Trump Promised Big Bucks for Infrastructure. Could That Save Light Rail?

The $2.5 billion Durham-Orange County project needs a federal cash infusion

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Is Emerald City a Nuisance to Its Lakewood Neighbors, Or Is It Just in the Way?

After a recent shooting, neighbors asked the Durham City Council to take action

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An Autopsy Appears to Contradict the Durham Police Department’s Account of How Frank Clark Died

The report released last week supports witnesses who say he was shot from behind while fleeing

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The Human Relations Commission Issues a Scathing Report About the Durham County Detention Facility

Among its recommendations: get rid of the cash-bail system

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Durham Approves Body Cams, But Are They a Waste of Money?

What’s the point of spending $1.4 million if the public can’t view the footage?

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The Case of Missing Durham County Ballots Referred to the SBI

State investigators will look into unopened ballots that went missing during the March 15 primary

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The Durham City Council Paid $90K for a Study That Found No Institutional Racism at the Police Department

Also, the study said city scrutiny was adversely affecting officers’ morale

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Why Are One out of Five Durham County Teachers Leaving Each Year?

Neighboring Triangle counties have lower turnover

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The Durham City Council Gave a Biotech Company $77,000. Here’s Why That’s a Bad Idea.

The city’s theory is that Almac would have taken its expansion elsewhere

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The Durham Jail Classifies Inmate Kitchen Workers as Volunteers

They’re not paid—which prisoner advocates say is akin to slave labor.

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by December27 on By the Time You Read This, ICE Might Have Shipped Durham Resident Wendy Miranda Fernandez Back to El Salvador—Perhaps to Her Death (Durham County)

Actually, her record is public record and it was NOT her first time in jail. Nor her second. She has …

by Brandy Lee on Reuniting Fourteen Durham Families, Black Mama's Day Bail Out Aims to Reform the State's Racially Biased Ransom Demands (Durham County)

I would love to see the followup to this snowflake fairy tale and find out how many of the people …

by Mike Moore on Reuniting Fourteen Durham Families, Black Mama's Day Bail Out Aims to Reform the State's Racially Biased Ransom Demands (Durham County)

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by Chris Tiffany on An Autopsy Appears to Contradict the Durham Police Department’s Account of How Frank Clark Died (Durham County)

If he's here without papers he broke the law. Stop portraying illegals as innocents

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Just FYI: Your caption doesn't match the photo at the top.

by December27 on By the Time You Read This, ICE Might Have Shipped Durham Resident Wendy Miranda Fernandez Back to El Salvador—Perhaps to Her Death (Durham County)

Actually, her record is public record and it was NOT her first time in jail. Nor her second. She has …

by Brandy Lee on Reuniting Fourteen Durham Families, Black Mama's Day Bail Out Aims to Reform the State's Racially Biased Ransom Demands (Durham County)

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