A Durham teenager, Alexander Bishop, was arrested Friday and charged with murder in the April 2018 death of his father Bill Bishop, who was found with a dog leash around his neck on Dover Road, police said.
The Durham-Orange light-rail transit project is nearing an April 30 deadline to seek Federal Transit Administration money. Here are some facts about the regional transportation project with links to more information.
An interlocal agreement between Orange County, GoTriangle and the regional metropolitan planning board lays out the improvements planned for local bus systems, Hillsborough’s Amtrak station and a light rail train.
The Durham-Orange light rail train would run only a short distance in southwestern Orange County before heading toward downtown Durham. Rural Orange County residents have questioned how transit plans benefit them.
GoTriangle planners studied the Durham-Orange light-rail route for 15 years before choosing to follow N.C. 54 in Orange County. The U.S. 15-501 corridor with Durham found too expensive for regional transit.
Victims of the Valley Terrance shooting on December,15 2018 in Durham, N.C., gather in CCB Plaza in downtown Durham to speak out against the release of suspects in that case on Friday, January 18, 2019.