Crime

Larsen hears charges, potential penalties for police chase

A Mancos man accused of 32 criminal charges — including 12 for attempted murder of law enforcement officers — faces a possible life-long jail sentence if convicted on all counts, according to...

DATE: April 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man accused of trying to kill cattle signs plea agreement

Exactly two years to the day, the saga of a Durango man accused of trying to kill cattle after he closed the gate to a corral in southeastern Utah has reached a resolution. Mark Franklin, 63, faced...

DATE: April 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Car chase defendant faces 32 charges, including attempted murder

Mancos resident Casey Dee Larsen, who led local law enforcement agencies on a 50-mile, high-speed chase that injured officers, faces 32 criminal charges, including multiple attempted first- and...

DATE: March 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lou Pearlman was a disgraced mogul who defrauded ’90s boy bands – then came the $300 million Ponzi scheme

Before he was implicated in one of the largest Ponzi schemes in U.S. history, Lou Pearlman’s lies started to unravel at a meal with ’N Sync at a Los Angeles steakhouse. Sitting around the table...

DATE: March 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Music

Recovered de Kooning painting back in the spotlight

PHOENIX – More than 30 years after it was brazenly stolen from an Arizona museum, a painting by Willem de Kooning reportedly worth $100 million is going on display back where it all began. The...

DATE: March 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

Lori Loughlin once played a TV character embroiled in an alleged school admissions scam

Lori Loughlin’s television character faced a dilemma. Her two children had the chance to attend an elite school that promised to put their lives on the “fast track,” but there was only one problem:...

DATE: March 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

High-speed chase ends in arrest

One person was arrested Monday evening after leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase in Durango, according to the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s deputies attempted to stop a...

DATE: March 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two bodies found near Oxford

Two people were found dead inside a residence south of Oxford after SWAT teams from the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office and the Durango Police Department were called to assist the Southern Ute...

DATE: March 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man flees deputies, crashes in New Mexico

Law enforcement officers are looking for a man who led deputies on a 100-mph chase Wednesday night before crashing his car just south of the New Mexico state line and fleeing on foot. La Plata...

DATE: March 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Iron Horse stabbing suspects charged

Three people arrested in connection with a stabbing at the Iron Horse Inn earlier this year have been charged with felony assault, among other felony charges. Brandy Carl, 27, Ian Taylor, 26, and...

DATE: March 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man gets 10 years prison for threatening, attacking deputies

A La Plata County man who punched La Plata County Sheriff’s deputies and threatened them with a knife late last year has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Jake Williams, 28, shoved, punched and...

DATE: March 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado police search landfill for missing woman’s remains

DENVER – Police are searching a Colorado landfill for the remains of a woman whose fiance is charged with her murder. Authorities said their search for evidence or the remains of Kelsey Berreth...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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