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Defendant in home invasion slaying pleads not guilty

One of the men accused of murder in a home invasion and fatal shooting of a Fort Lewis College student pleaded not guilty Friday. Kodi “Maz” E. Kuauhtli’s defense attorney, David Greenberg,...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango man found guilty of felony assault

A jury on Wednesday convicted a Durango man of felony assault for a late-night fight that caused serious bodily injury to another man in downtown Durango. Hakim Antoin Reddy, 38, glanced back at...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Woman gets 100 years for cutting baby from womb

BOULDER – A judge sentenced a Colorado woman who cut a baby from a stranger’s womb to 100 years Friday. Judge Maria Berkenkotter said the harshest sentences for the most serious charges were...

DATE: April 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Judge begins to deliver verdict in Ukrainian pilot trial

DONETSK, Russia – A Russian court on Monday began reading a verdict for Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, who is charged with complicity to murder two Russian journalists in war-torn eastern...

DATE: March 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Civil complaint seeks cleanup of M&M Truck Stop site

The Colorado Division of Oil and Public Safety has a filed civil action in district court demanding cleanup at the former M&M Truck Stop. In a four-page complaint filed in April with the 22nd...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Deliberations begin in McFarland trial

SILVERTON – Closing arguments are over, and the jury is deliberating in the trial of Michael McFarland, who is accused of manslaughter in connection with the death of his wife, Jessica McFarland,...

DATE: April 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Blood-spatter expert takes the stand

SILVERTON – Outside the San Juan County Courthouse on Friday, Silverton looked like a ghost town, with snow pouring down onto deserted streets and businesses shuttered. But inside, the courthouse...

DATE: April 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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McFarland manslaughter trial: Law officers take stand

SILVERTON – Testimony from investigators provided more ammunition for the state’s case against Michael McFarland, who is on trial for manslaughter in connection with the death of his wife, Jessica...

DATE: April 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez man freed, acquitted in policeman-stabbing case

Shane French, 38, walked out of a Montezuma County Courthouse a free man Monday after being found not guilty on all charges in connection to the stabbing of a Cortez police officer. The jury of...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez doctor on trial for his patient’s suicide

A jury will decide if a Southwest Memorial Hospital emergency room doctor was negligent two years ago when a Cortez man committed suicide. A jury of six women and one man were impaneled late Monday...

DATE: June 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores man pleads guilty to Roatcap Fire

A Dolores man facing more than four decades in prison pleaded guilty Thursday to escape jail time in connection to the 2012 Roatcap Fire. Accepted by District Court Judge Todd Plewe on Thursday,...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jury deadlocked in incest case

A six-person jury was unable to reach a decision this week about the innocence or guilt of a teenage boy suspected of sexually assaulting his half-sister.The boy was charged with aggravated...

DATE: March 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News