Durango adds teeth to its mask-wearing ordinance

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise and Southwest Colorado’s health care systems appear to be maxing out, the Durango City Council on Monday adopted stricter regulations to enforce the mandatory...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2020 | UPDATED: 7 hours 27 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango police say juveniles are responsible for breaking Top That’s window

Police said Friday two girls are suspected of breaking a window at Top That Frozen Yogurt. Cmdr. Ray Shupe said the girls are not being identified because they are minors. The case is being turned...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Armed robbery suspect hits another Durango gas station

Gas stations on north Main Avenue beware: An armed man has robbed two stations within a week, and his behavior appears to be growing more aggressive, according to the Durango Police Department....

DATE: Nov. 19, 2020 | UPDATED: 4 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County man suspected of felony menacing, hate crime

A La Plata County man has been arrested on suspicion of a bias-motivated crime, essentially a hate crime, and felony menacing after threatening a Mexican man with a knife and making derogatory...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2020 | UPDATED: 4 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Former Durango police officer receives diversion agreement in domestic violence case

A former Durango Police Department officer accused of domestic violence signed a diversion agreement that calls for domestic violence treatment and an order to not contact the victim. Justin Moore...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2020 | UPDATED: 4 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Driver who struck two pedestrians on 32nd Street identified, charged

A 28-year-old Durango driver suspected of hitting two pedestrians crossing 32nd Street last week has been identified and charged. Durango Police Department Cmdr. Ray Shupe said the man, identified...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Police say man accused of sexual assault may have used date rape drug

A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault after allegedly raping a woman in Durango. Durango Police Department Cmdr. Rita Warfield said Jordan Tyler Benjamin was arrested...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

With COVID-19 cases spiking, La Plata County to enter ‘Level Red’ regulations Friday

With a continued skyrocketing surge in COVID-19 cases in La Plata County, more restrictive measures are set to take effect Friday to limit the virus’ spread at a time health experts say is a...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Man suspected of attempted murder for strangling woman

A 38-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of criminal attempt to commit murder, a Class 2 felony, after he allegedly assaulted a woman earlier this month. According to court records, the...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two pedestrians hit by car while crossing 32nd Street

Two pedestrians were hit by a car while crossing 32nd Street on Thursday, requiring a 64-year-old Tucson, Arizona, man to be airlifted to a hospital in Grand Junction. Durango Police Department...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango gas station robbed at gunpoint

The Durango Police Department is searching for a suspect accused of robbing a gas station at gunpoint Thursday night. Cmdr. Jacob Dunlop said officers were called to the Circle K gas station at...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango yogurt shop vandalized; owner puts up sign threatening to shoot

The situation is growing more tense at a frozen yogurt shop in downtown Durango after the shop’s front window was broken earlier this week, prompting the owner to put up a sign that reads, “I shoot...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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