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FBI seeks potential sex abuse victims on reservation

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The FBI is casting a wide net for potential victims of sexual abuse by a man who lives on a remote Arizona reservation world-renowned for its blue-green waterfalls. Fydel Jones...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

What can you do for someone who has been sexually assaulted?

“I’ve been raped.” It’s hard to hear. It’s even harder to go through. Now, we are seeing a shift in society for people to openly talk about their experiences with sexual assault. People from...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2017 | UPDATED: 1 day 11 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

New survey reveals how common sexual assault is

From Hollywood to newsrooms to college campuses, the recent accounts of sexual harassment and assault by prominent men have been as horrifying as they have been unyielding. That dozens of women...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Sexual Assault Services Organization’s advocacy work is vital to helping victims – and the community – heal

Sexual assault is a topic that recently has been heard or seen everywhere – on the morning radio, in newspapers and magazines, at the movies, at the dinner table and more. It’s a local problem as...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pagosa Springs cold case murder suspect granted new trial

A truck driver from Lamar who was convicted for the 1988 murder of a Pagosa Springs woman and sentenced to 46 years in prison was granted a retrial by a state appeals court Wednesday. The Colorado...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango sexual assault suspects face life in prison

Three men suspected of sexually assaulting a woman after threatening her with a gun could spend the rest of their lives in prison if found guilty of felony sex assault. The charges were filed...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Harvey Weinstein sues former company over emails, records

NEW YORK – Disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein sued his former company on Thursday, seeking access to emails, his personnel file and other records he contends may exonerate him from multiple...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

National Park Service survey finds widespread harassment

Nearly 40 percent of National Park Service employees experienced some form of harassment over a 12-month period, according to long-awaited survey results released by the agency. The survey assessed...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango community holds vigil to support sexual assault victim

About 100 people gathered in Rotary Park on Sunday night to be part of a candlelight vigil to show support for a Durango woman who was recently a victim of sexual assault. The vigil came a day...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County man found guilty of sexual assault on a child

A La Plata County man has been found guilty of sexual assault on a child after a four-day trial this week in Durango. The man, who was a juvenile at the time of the assaults, exposed himself to a...

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

Three men arrested on suspicion of sexual assault

Three men were being held Friday at the La Plata County Jail on suspicion of threatening a woman with a gun and then making her perform sexual acts. Devin “Ducky” Richard Bond, 21, Anthony “Izzy”...

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

Stars react to movie mogul Harvey Weinstein’s ouster

LOS ANGELES – Reaction to the ouster of movie mogul Harvey Weinstein from the company he co-founded, The Weinstein Company, amid accusations of decades of sexual harassment: “The disgraceful news...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World