Police: 3rd woman accuses man of sex assault

A third woman has told police that Jeff Gallegos sexually assaulted her, according to Durango Police Department Detective Burke Baldwin. This development is a big break, say police, who have been...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police release name of shooting victim

Durango police identified the 19-year-old man shot in the hip Tuesday as Benjamin Jacob Keil. It was too early to talk about motive, suspects or circumstances, police Lt. Ray Shupe said Wednesday....

DATE: Nov. 12, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man, 19, shot in Durango

Durango police responded to a report at about 7:15 p.m. Tuesday that someone was shot in the hip in north Durango near 32nd Street. “I can confirm that it was a 19-year-old Durango resident who was...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

What spreads faster than Ebola?

DENVER – Ebola is becoming the next “big thing” for unscrupulous people looking to make a quick buck. Consumer agencies and organizations like the Federal Trade Commission, FDA and AARP are...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dinosaur head in police custody

Just days after a brazen crime plunged Durango’s art world into turmoil and its residents into mourning for the city’s too brief dinosaur age, some semblance of order has been restored. The stolen...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Robbery suspect turns himself in

Durango police have arrested Jake Ryan Tallman, 19, in connection with an armed robbery Wednesday at a Subway near Walmart. Tallman turned himself in Sunday, accompanied by his lawyer, John Baxter,...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Former Marine sentenced to probation

A former Marine, who vandalized businesses and set dogs loose in May, was sentenced Friday to four years probation. Kenneth Jones visited Durango in May and went on a drunken bender. He caused...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

CBI launches new cold case website

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation has relaunched its cold cases website with an updated photo carousel, expanded narratives, an improved search feature and the ability to view recently solved...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Scammers posing as LPEA workers

For the third time in 10 months, scammers are posing as representatives of La Plata Electric Association, threatening to cut off power because of a delinquent account. LPEA customers are told that...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Taggers vandalize Durango neighborhood

It probably only took a few minutes, but a vandal or vandals who hit a Durango neighborhood with graffiti over the weekend managed to cause several thousand dollars worth of damage. “There were...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jewelry stolen from Toh-Atin

Durango Police Department is seeking information about two women who stole jewelry from Toh-Atin Gallery on Monday. Toh-Atin co-owner Antonia Clark said two women came in, and while sales clerks...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Death row reprieve riles juror

DENVER – For nearly two months, Steve Cohen was known only as Juror Number 39. A member of a jury in the 1996 murder trial of Nathan Dunlap, Cohen was one of only a handful of people in Colorado to...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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