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Mountain Middle School students seek justice in mock trials

Fourteen-year-old Amiah Hanson thinks she might want to be an attorney when she grows up. The Mountain Middle School eighth grader was in luck when her humanities class started talking about doing...

DATE: April 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sexual assault trial scheduled for next month

A Durango man accused of sexually assaulting a Fort Lewis College student almost two years ago is scheduled to stand trial in May. Devin “Ducky” Bond, 22, appeared Friday in the La Plata County...

DATE: April 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dylan Redwine homicide trial rescheduled for mid-September

Mark Redwine, the Vallecito father accused of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, in 2012, is scheduled to stand trial in September, a three-month delay from previous plans at the request of...

DATE: April 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Test case of barking dog ordinance dismissed

A test case of La Plata County’s new barking dog ordinance resulted in charges being dropped after a county court judge found insufficient evidence to support the charges. La Plata County enacted...

DATE: April 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

ICE targets immigrants at La Plata County Courthouse

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is using the La Plata County Courthouse in Durango as a staging ground to arrest people suspected of being in the country illegally, a practice some in the...

DATE: March 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man gets prison time for leading police on chase

A New Mexico man who led law enforcement on a chase through central La Plata County in a stolen vehicle from the Navajo Nation was sentenced Thursday to two years in prison. Michael Ahkee, 21,...

DATE: March 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Charges dropped, changed in sexual assault case against Devin Bond

Charges against a La Plata County man accused of sexually assaulting a Fort Lewis College student have been dropped and amended ahead of his pending trial, attorneys say. Devin “Ducky” Bond has...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield babysitter accused of child abuse found not guilty

A Bayfield baby sitter accused of abusing an infant child was found not guilty on all charges Monday. After a 2½-day trial, a jury of six people acquitted Bridget Craig on two counts of child...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Trial for Mark Redwine postponed until mid-2019

The jury trial that was to take place in February for Mark Redwine, the Vallecito man charged with killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, has been vacated and will be rescheduled at a later date,...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two-week motions hearing underway in Mark Redwine murder case

Mark Redwine, a Vallecito man accused of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, is appearing this week and next week in court for a two-week motions hearing to determine what will be allowed at trial...

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

Bayfield man gets prison time for chasing ATV driver

A Bayfield man who was described as a nuisance to neighbors in the Forest Lakes subdivision, including running at least one resident off the road with his vehicle, was sentenced Friday to three...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Felon receives 6 years of probation in meth case

A 6th Judicial District judge sentenced a felon to six years of probation after he pleaded guilty to possession with intent to sell more than 100 grams of methamphetamine, court documents show....

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

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