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Man charged with attempted murder denied bond reduction again

The third time in court wasn’t a charm for Anthony Pappas, a Durango native whose $100,000 bond on an attempted-murder charge was again upheld by a judge. District Court Judge Todd Norvell on...

DATE: July 17, 2019 | UPDATED: 12 hours 42 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge allows dog evidence in Redwine case

Prosecutors who say Mark Redwine killed his son, Dylan, in 2012 will be allowed to present cadaver dog evidence at a trial in September, a judge has ruled. Two handlers of German shepherds trained...

DATE: July 17, 2019 | UPDATED: 12 hours 45 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman arrested on suspicion of homicide west of Mancos

The Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a woman suspected in an alleged homicide west of Mancos two weeks ago. On July 4, a 60-year-old Arizona man was found dead at 7850 Road 37 west of...

DATE: July 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 11 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Self-described ‘prowler’ charged in connection with break-ins

A Bayfield man who police say habitually broke into Durango homes for at least a year was charged Friday with at least two counts of trespassing and three counts of possession of a controlled...

DATE: July 12, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Attacker stabbed in melee is sentenced

A Durango man admitted Thursday to threatening another man with a deadly weapon before being stabbed in the leg with a knife. Ian Taylor, 27, threatened Brian Picard with a makeshift cane in the...

DATE: July 11, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 11 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango native charged with attempted murder

A 22-year-old man who police say drunkenly shot someone in downtown Durango has been charged with four felonies, including attempted second-degree murder. Anthony Pappas, a Durango native, appeared...

DATE: July 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gas station employees in Durango stop robbery suspect

Police credit four people with stopping a man and a woman from stealing a money bag worth $1,750 from a Durango gas station Wednesday. The robbery was reported about 11 a.m. at the Exxon Mobile...

DATE: July 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango homeless man faces life in prison for sexually assaulting child

A 31-year-old man who was living homeless in Durango may spend the rest of his life in prison after being sentenced Wednesday for sexually assaulting a child. Johnathan Michael Wright was found...

DATE: July 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man avoids jail after pleading guilty to animal cruelty

A Bayfield man dodged jail time Tuesday after pleading guilty to animal cruelty, accepting allegations that he neglected a horse earlier this year on a pasture he was renting southeast of Ignacio....

DATE: July 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vaping laws take effect Monday across Colorado

Starting today, taking a quick puff on a vape pen in a bar or restaurant could land tokers in trouble. All vaping will be prohibited in most public places, including bars and restaurants, by a new...

DATE: July 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge limits evidence in Ignacio murder retrial

A Colorado senior judge this week limited the evidence allowed at the retrial of a Farmington man charged with murder, undercutting prosecutors’ case alleging he killed an Ignacio drug dealer in...

DATE: June 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge refuses to toss Ignacio murder case

A Colorado senior judge overseeing a La Plata County homicide retrial denied a motion this week to dismiss the case based on what defense lawyers called “outrageous governmental conduct,” court...

DATE: June 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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