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Durango man pleads guilty to vehicular homicide in girl’s death

A 22-year-old Durango man who drove his car off the road and hit a tree, killing a 17-year-old passenger, pleaded guilty Friday to vehicular homicide, a Class 3 felony. Benjamin Keil also pleaded...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Carjacking suspect charged with multiple felonies

A Durango man accused of an armed carjacking last month at Fort Lewis College was charged Thursday in District Court with multiple felonies. Roger Chase Brassard, 25, is accused of second-degree...

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

Mark Redwine makes brief court appearance for status conference

The defense team for Mark Redwine, the man accused of killing his son, asked the court for more time to examine thousands of pages of police reports and other documents in the case that garnered...

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

Suspect in upskirt video pleads not guilty

An Ignacio school janitor suspected of taking video up the skirt of a woman at Walmart earlier this year in Durango pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of invasion of privacy for sexual...

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

Nine-time felon sentenced to 24 years in prison

A Durango man found guilty of two counts of first-degree criminal trespass and attempt to commit aggravated motor vehicle theft was sentenced Friday in District Court to 24 years in prison. Louie...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield man who burglarized pawn shop sentenced to 90 days in jail

A Bayfield man found guilty of burglarizing Pine River Pawn earlier this year in Bayfield was sentenced Friday to 90 days in jail and three years of probation. John Joseph Mulloy Jr., 34, was also...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County’s largest timepiece undergoes repairs

The clock tower at the La Plata County Courthouse could be back up and ringing out the time as early as next week. Over the summer, the clock in the 1000 block of East Second Avenue started chiming...

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

After remodel, La Plata County Courthouse wins ‘gold’

After a $5.4 million remodel, the first floor of the La Plata County Courthouse has received a “gold” certification for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, otherwise known as LEED, from...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge Martha Minot to retire

The Colorado State Judicial Branch announced last month the retirement of Hon. Martha T. Minot from the La Plata County Court, effective Aug. 29. Minot’s retirement leaves a vacancy in La Plata...

DATE: July 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango woman sentenced for habitual identity theft

A Durango woman was sentenced to eight years at a community corrections program Friday after pleading guilty to two counts of identity theft. Sandra Morris, who has spent the last 151 days at La...

DATE: July 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Federal courts move in as La Plata County Courthouse construction wraps up

After a year of construction, remodeling at the La Plata County Courthouse is nearing completion, and the new space is expected to be occupied and open for business Tuesday. Work began in February...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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