Homicide

Tyree Ogsbury-Jones pleads guilty in Iron Horse Inn shooting

A former Fort Lewis College football player who shot two people, killing one, faces at least 30 years in prison after pleading guilty Thursday to second-degree murder and felony burglary. Tyree...

DATE: June 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sex assault, homicide re-trial of Harold Nakai goes to jury

The fate of a man suspected of raping and killing his former girlfriend at a Durango motel in June 2007 is again in the hands of a jury. Harold Nakai, 43, is charged with criminally negligent...

DATE: June 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lawyers state cases in sex assault, homicide retrial in Nicole Redhorse case

Editor’s note: This story contains material that might be disturbing to some readers. Opening statements were made Thursday in the retrial of a man suspected of raping and killing his former...

DATE: June 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jury selected in 2007 sexual assault, homicide case

Opening statements are expected Thursday morning in the retrial of a man suspected of raping and killing a Durango woman nine years ago at a Durango motel. Harold Nakai, 43, formerly of Shiprock,...

DATE: June 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jury selection underway in 2007 sexual assault case

Jury selection will resume Wednesday in a retrial for a man accused of raping and killing his girlfriend nine years ago at a Durango motel. Harold Nakai, 43, formerly of Shiprock, was convicted in...

DATE: June 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Home invasion suspects charged with first-degree murder

Prosecutors filed first-degree murder charges Thursday against four men suspected in a home invasion and shooting that left a Fort Lewis College student dead last month in Durango. They face...

DATE: June 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Black market marijuana,’ cash found in slain student’s room

Police recovered 9.1 pounds of processed marijuana and a little more than $20,000 cash from the room of Samuel Gordon, the Fort Lewis College student who was shot and killed early Tuesday during a...

DATE: May 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bail set for suspects in slaying of Fort Lewis College student

The four men suspected in a home invasion and shooting early Tuesday that left a Fort Lewis College student dead were advised Wednesday of their rights and possible charges, including first-degree...

DATE: May 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Shooting victim lived simply, loved nature

Samuel Gordon lived a simple life. He didn’t drive, he loved nature and he wanted to study bugs, rocks and plants for the rest of his life, said his mother, Jeanette Phillips. “He didn’t like to...

DATE: May 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police say marijuana robbery led to killing of Fort Lewis College student

Masked gunmen intending to steal a “large amount” of marijuana shot and killed a Fort Lewis College student early Tuesday in a home-invasion style shooting in the SkyRidge subdivision northeast of...

DATE: May 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Book revives tale of 1998 Four Corners manhunt

This week will mark 18 years since three armed men shot multiple bullets into a Cortez police officer and then fled into the rugged scrub oak on the Utah-Colorado border, setting off what some call...

DATE: May 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jurors begin deliberations in Aurora theater civil trial

CENTENNIAL – Jurors on Wednesday began deliberating in a civil trial over whether the company that owns an Aurora movie theater should have done more to prevent a shooting that left 12 people dead....

DATE: May 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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