Drunken drivers nabbed over 4th

Colorado State Patrol troopers and local law-enforcement officers made 296 drunken-driving arrests in the state during the Fourth of July holiday. Six DUI arrests were made by state patrol officers...

DATE: July 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Robbery, burglary decline in Colorado

Robbery in Colorado fell 6 percent, and burglary fell 3.5 percent in 2013, according to Colorado Bureau of Investigation statistics released Tuesday. The 2013 Crime in Colorado report includes...

DATE: July 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sculpture celebrating river trail goes MIA

A public sculpture debuting in 2012 as part of the final push to complete the Animas River Trail through Durango has been reported stolen. The sculpture by local artist Dave Claussen has been...

DATE: June 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Memorial fund set up for Jessica McFarland

An online fundraiser has been set up to cover the funeral costs of Jessica McFarland, a Silverton resident who was killed in her home early Friday morning. The website, started by Silverton...

DATE: June 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Silverton mourns loss of a friend, role model

SILVERTON – Silverton is reeling from the death of Jessica McFarland, who was slain in her Silverton home in the early hours on Friday morning. She was 32 years old, a mother of two small children....

DATE: June 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Victim ID’d in Silverton stabbing; arrest made

San Juan County authorities on Friday identified the victim of a fatal stabbing as Silverton resident Jessica McFarland. She was 32. The early Friday morning killing is the first in nearly 30 years...

DATE: June 6, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Vacation homes burglarized in Vallecito area

Burglars have targeted several vacation rentals and second homes in the Vallecito area. Because the homeowners are seasonal residents, the crimes have gone unreported for an undetermined amount of...

DATE: May 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Visiting Marine charged with felonies

All the loose dogs are accounted for, but damage estimated at more than $10,000 remains after a vandal’s spree early Saturday morning. Nearly a dozen dogs were set loose from a kennel, and the...

DATE: May 19, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

The good, bad, the strange

Durango may seem to be an innocent Western town with little strife, and visitors may come and go forever believing that, but this place can be deceiving. Where there is good, there is bad. In true...

DATE: April 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man’s body found in Durango

Police are investigating the death of a man found outside in the 400 block of 11th Street in Durango. Officers responding to a call about 8 a.m. Sunday, found the body of Durango resident Jeff...

DATE: April 27, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Search is on for criminals

Officers with Durango Police Department had a busy weekend with a beating, a stabbing and a gunshot victim. By Monday, they had determined that it was unlikely the stabbing and beating were...

DATE: April 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Authorities look for three violent men

Two separate incidents left two men in the hospital after vicious attacks Friday and Saturday mornings. Both victims claim three men assaulted them, while authorities are trying to find out if the...

DATE: April 20, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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