Durham News: Opinion

Durham News: Opinion

Should Orange County Commit More Money to Light Rail?

The project hasn’t even begun and GoTriangle wants Orange and Durham counties to commit a lot more money to the Durham-Orange Light Rail project (DOLRT). GoTriangle is asking for $4 million more a year from Orange, $13.5 million from Durham, and $2 million from the D-O Metropolitan Planning Authority’s greenway fund to help fill a $250 million funding gap in the $1.87 billion project.

Search warrants reveal details into investigation of death of Durham man

The death of a Durham man, William “Bill” Bishop, whose son said he was found him unresponsive with a dog leash around his neck has been ruled a homicide, according to N.C. Medical Examiner’s report. (No audio)