Investigation

Authorities piece together final days of Durango man’s life

An autopsy done Tuesday on a Durango man found dead last week on Smelter Mountain has not helped authorities piece together the circumstances of his death, according to La Plata County Coroner Jann...

DATE: May 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Spilled diesel at Conoco in Bayfield raises eyebrows

The Bayfield Marshal’s Office is on the lookout for a driver who apparently spilled gallons of diesel fuel at a gas station in Bayfield and fled the scene. But at this point, it appears there are...

DATE: April 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Affidavit provides details in shooting death of Ignacio man

An arrest affidavit provides details about an alleged slaying that took place on Haycamp Mesa east of Dolores in early January. Kevin Wade Folsom, 39, was arrested on Jan. 3 and later charged with...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Autopsy provides no clues as to woman’s death along Florida Road in Durango

Preliminary autopsy results have found no clues to explain why a 40-year-old Bayfield woman was found dead last week along Florida Road, said La Plata County Coroner Jann Smith. “We didn’t find...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man arrested after body is found in forest outside Dolores

The body of a man believed to have been murdered was found Thursday morning in the Haycamp Mesa area of the San Juan National Forest, according to Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin. A suspect,...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Body found in field south of Denny Lake in Cortez is identified

CORTEZ – The body of Cortez man Charles Oliver Evans, 26, was discovered Tuesday on private property in Montezuma County south of Denny Lake. Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin said the death is...

DATE: May 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

City of Durango code of conduct changes proposed

The city’s ethics board is tweaking the code of conduct meant to guide Durango city councilors, appointed board members, employees, volunteers and contractors. City Council created the board in...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Human remains found in forest east of Pagosa Springs

Human remains were found this week east of Pagosa Springs in the San Juan National Forest. Investigators have not identified the remains or determined whether foul play is suspected, said Tonya...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Brigham Young University says feds investigating sex-assault policy

SALT LAKE CITY – Federal education officials have launched an investigation of how Brigham Young University handles reports of sexual assault – the latest fallout from female students and alumni...

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

French authorities paint complex picture of attacker

PARIS – Authorities investigating the truck driver who killed 84 people in a Bastille Day attack painted a complex picture Monday of a man who did not seem devout but had recently become interested...

DATE: July 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Investigators: smoke detected on Egypt jet just before crash

CAIRO – Smoke was detected in multiple places on EgyptAir flight 804 moments before it plummeted into the Mediterranean, but the cause of the crash that killed all 66 on board remains unclear, the...

DATE: May 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Ute Mountain Ute petition seeks finance investigation

Ute Mountain Ute tribal members are seeking an investigation into the tribe’s finances and are calling for more government transparency. They are circulating a petition for a referendum that calls...

DATE: March 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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