Homicide

Suspect in student’s death strolled library during manhunt

SALT LAKE CITY – An ex-con accused of killing a University of Utah student from China casually strolled multiple floors of a downtown Salt Lake City library about 15 hours after the fatal shooting...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Michael Jones charged in shooting death of Durango man

A district court judge on Tuesday found probable cause to support 10 charges against a Texas man suspected of shooting and killing a Durango man during a marijuana robbery. Michael Jones, 20, is...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Murder trial starts for man who stoked U.S. immigration debate

SAN FRANCISCO – A Mexican national who touched off a debate on illegal immigration when he fatally shot a woman on a San Francisco pier fired the gun on purpose, a prosecutor said Monday in her...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Police received report of erratic student with weapon

DALLAS – A Texas Tech University student confessed to killing a campus police officer who had been booking him on a drug possession charge, telling detectives he had done “something illogical” and...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Judge finds probable cause in first-degree murder case

A District Court judge on Friday found probable cause to support a first-degree murder charge against a Durango man suspected of strangling his wife earlier this year in the Lightner Creek Mobile...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

White man arrested in slayings of 2 black men in Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, La. – A 23-year-old white man was arrested Tuesday and accused of cold-bloodedly killing two black men and shooting up a black family’s home in a string of attacks last week that...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Trial of murder suspect Rick Stallings delayed

The trial for a Farmington man accused of killing longtime Durango resident Karen Cugnini nearly two years ago was again delayed, according to New Mexico prosecutors. Rick Stallings, who at the...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man shot and killed Wednesday between Pagosa Springs and Bayfield

A 65-year-old Durango man has been identified as the person shot and killed Wednesday in an incident that closed U.S. Highway 160 between Pagosa Springs and Bayfield for nearly 15 hours. According...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mark Redwine returns to La Plata County

Mark Redwine, the man suspected of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, returned Monday to La Plata County to face charges of second-degree murder and child abuse resulting in death. He will be...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mark Redwine waives extradition, will be brought to Durango

Mark Redwine, the man suspected of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, waived his right to an extradition hearing Tuesday in a Bellingham, Washington, courtroom. As a result, the La Plata County...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mother of slain Fort Lewis College student protests plea agreement

Protesters swarmed the 1100 block of East Second Avenue on Friday, and while most were on the west sidewalk for a town hall meeting to discuss the 2015 Gold King Mine spill, some were outside the...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Murder suspect shoots himself at Mercy Regional Medical Center

Police said Tuesday they are unsure why a Louisiana man suspected of killing his wife drove 19½ hours to Durango to shoot himself outside the emergency room doors at Mercy Regional Medical Center....

DATE: July 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News