The N.C. Court of Appeals rules in favor of the town in the Darryl Wright wrongful termination lawsuit.
Police officers filled the City Council chambers half an hour before the council's meeting tonight, to protest their pay.
Upset about a salary study earlier this year that showed their average pay is more than 20 percent lower than the average salary paid police officers across the Triangle, an estimated 250 officers and their family members marched to the council chambers from the Durham Public Library.
Violent crime in Durham continued an upward trend in August, prompting several city council members to vent some frustration Thursday.
"The trend doesn't look good," said Mayor Bill Bell.