Homicide

Wounded Mesa County deputy to be taken off life support

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office says a deputy shot by a teenage suspect will be taken off life support. Officials said Tuesday that Deputy Derek Geer was being kept alive so that he could donate...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Chicago teen’s death shines light on police code of silence

CHICAGO – For more than a year after an officer shot and killed a black teen named Laquan McDonald, the Chicago Police Department had video footage that raised serious doubts about whether other...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Virginia Tech students held in death of ‘awesome little girl’

BLACKSBURG, Va. – Two Virginia Tech students who had bright futures appeared before a judge Monday in the death of a seventh-grade girl who was active on social media and apparently climbed out her...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Court OKs DNA in Dove Creek murder trial

DOVE CREEK – DNA evidence collected during a murder investigation last year will be allowed at trial this spring. William Blackburn, 45, of Dove Creek, is charged with second-degree murder as an...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

27 Americans shot and killed Christmas Day

In a grim reminder that violence in America never takes a holiday, 27 people were killed and 63 injured in shooting incidents on Christmas Day this year, according to the Gun Violence Archive. This...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2015 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Investigators: Wife may have led California rampage

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. – Investigators are looking into whether Tashfeen Malik radicalized her American-born husband and was the driving force in the San Bernardino massacre plot, two officials...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Ex-wife says clinic suspect vandalized Planned Parenthood

CHARLESTON, S.C. – An ex-wife of the man charged with killing three people at a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood said he vandalized the reproductive health organization years earlier when he...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Pre-trial date set for man suspected of killing Durango native

A pre-trial conference date has been set for a Farmington man accused of murdering Karen Cugnini, a Durango native who was living in Flora Vista, in October. Rick Stallings, 50, will appear in...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Albuquerque lays slain officer to rest

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Hundreds of law enforcement officers stood in salute on Tuesday, watching as the flag-draped casket of one of their own – a fallen Albuquerque police veteran – was wheeled into...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Traffic lane dispute led to shooting of 4-year-old

ALBUQUERQUE – Alan Garcia had just picked up his two children from school when it happened. He was trying to get off a freeway and another car forced him out of his lane. Garcia gestured toward the...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Trial set for suspect in Iron Horse shooting

A suspect connected with a fatal shooting at the Iron Horse Inn that killed one and injured another has foregone a plea deal and is scheduled to go to trial Feb. 1, 2016. Tyree Ogsbury-Jones was...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Farmington man arrested in connection with former Durango woman’s death

A 50-year-old Farmington man was arrested in connection with the Oct. 1 shooting death of a former Durango woman at her current residence in Flora Vista, the San Juan County (N.M.) Sheriff’s Office...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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