Durango man sentenced for leading police on 2-hour car chase

A man who led police on a two-hour, high-speed car chase last year was sentenced Friday to two years in prison. Christopher Sowder, 25, received 18 months for the car chase and six months for...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 5 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Discovery of toddler’s body in yard leads to couple’s arrest

ALBUQUERQUE – An Albuquerque man says his landscaper requested permission to bury a cat in his backyard, but police looking for the landscaper’s missing 1-year-old daughter found her body instead....

DATE: Jan. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Mark Redwine trial set to begin in late June in Durango

The trial of Mark Redwine, a Vallecito man accused of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, is set to begin June 24 in Durango. The trial date and location were announced Thursday by 6th Judicial...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango woman charged with two counts of attempted murder

Katrina Baker, a Durango woman accused of running over a man with a truck, has been charged with two counts of attempted murder, one count of vehicular assault and one count of driving under the...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man given prison for helping juveniles escape from DeNier

A judge sentenced an Aurora man Thursday to two years in prison for helping five detainees escape the Robert E. DeNier Youth Service Center, a youth detention center in Durango that closed last...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango woman sentenced for stealing $500,000 from dental office

A Durango woman was sentenced to four years in prison Friday for stealing more than half a million dollars from her former employer. Robin Bernazzani pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $500,000...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police arrest pair wanted on a murder charge in Colorado

SANTA FE – State Police have arrested in New Mexico’s capital city a father and his 13-year-old son who were wanted for first-degree murder in Colorado, the Albuquerque Journal reports . New...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

11 tires slashed in southeast Durango

Someone slashed the tires of eight vehicles Tuesday night or Wednesday morning in southeast Durango, causing thousands of dollars in damage, police say. A total of 11 tires were punctured by a...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gardner vows to continue fight for states’ right to legalize marijuana

Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner promised this week to continue the fight for federal marijuana legalization after the Senate failed to vote on adding his states’ rights amendment to the sweeping...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ignacio man acquitted of privacy invasion charges

Jaime Flores-Carbajal, a man accused of taking video up the skirt of a woman at Walmart, has been found not guilty by a six-person jury. Flores-Carbajal lost his job as a janitor with the Ignacio...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Parks and Wildlife offers reward in elk poaching case

Colorado Parks and Wildlife continues to seek information about two bull elk killed illegally northeast of Norwood in the Uncompahgre National Forest in early November. Now, a reward of $1,250 is...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Trial for Mark Redwine postponed until mid-2019

The jury trial that was to take place in February for Mark Redwine, the Vallecito man charged with killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, has been vacated and will be rescheduled at a later date,...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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