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Woman accused of being topless with stepchildren takes plea deal

SALT LAKE CITY – A Utah woman who fought criminal charges after her stepchildren saw her topless in her own home took a plea deal Tuesday to avoid the risk of having to register as a sex offender...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Mom charged with boiling pets found competent to stand trial

FARMINGTON – A New Mexico woman facing charges she beat and tortured her children and forced them to watch her kill their pets has been found competent to stand trial. State District Court Judge...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Person dead after police shooting in northern Colorado

GREELEY – A person died Wednesday after a police officer fired shots while investigating a suspicious vehicle, authorities said. The shooting happened after a Greeley police officer contacted a...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico bail reform committee to hear from experts

ALBUQUERQUE – A committee appointed by the New Mexico Supreme Court to review the state’s pretrial detention procedures will be hearing from some national experts. The committee will meet Thursday...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Have you been keeping up with local headlines? Test your knowledge in Quiz No. 60

About 80 people participated in last week’s quiz. Participants scored highest on a question about non-native fish, with 76% of respondents correctly answering, “Out-compete native species and take...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman recounts experience of lost pregnancy at La Plata County Jail

Jail is no place to be pregnant – just ask Tuesday Olsen. Olsen learned of her pregnancy in 2013, one day before La Plata County Sheriff’s deputies arrested her for failing to appear in court twice...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2020 | UPDATED: 10 hours 15 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Health alliance, community members demonstrate outside Mercy

Durango-area residents demonstrated outside the front doors of Mercy Regional Medical Center on Tuesday as the CEO of Centura Health, Mercy’s parent company, met with hospital executives,...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2020 | UPDATED: 10 hours 16 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Student scientists take center stage at La Plata County Fairgrounds

Kalina Brabeck, a sixth grader at St. Columba School, discovered Lysol makes a pretty good product if you’re looking to kill bacteria. Samantha Riddell, a sixth grader at Ignacio Middle School,...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2020 | UPDATED: 10 hours 15 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico governor to sheriffs: Enforce gun law or resign

SANTA FE – New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed a “red flag” gun bill Tuesday that will allow state district courts to order the temporary surrender of firearms, and she urged sheriffs to...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Coroner clarifies circumstances of death on Vail chairlift

VAIL – The Eagle County coroner said a skier who died in an accident on a chairlift at Vail did not fall through a gap in the seat as was previously reported. Coroner Kara Bettis said 46-year-old...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico film office gets new director

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Film Office is getting a new director. State officials announced Tuesday that Amber Dodson, the city of Albuquerque’s film liaison, will take over the post in early March....

DATE: Feb. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Durango postal worker caught on video throwing mail from vehicle

Sometimes, U.S. Postal Service mail makes it into the mailbox. Other times, the ground nearby seems close enough. The Postal Service is investigating an employee after a Durango-area resident...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2020 | UPDATED: 10 hours 16 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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