Trial for man accused of killing cyclist Ben Sonntag delayed

The trial for a La Plata County man accused of striking and killing professional cyclist Benjamin Sonntag was delayed until March because of concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Cordell...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mark Redwine trial rescheduled, but pandemic remains a concern

The trial for Mark Redwine was rescheduled for the end of January, but it is anyone’s guess if it will successfully happen then. “With what’s going on nationally, statewide and locally (with the...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Former Durango church youth leader pleads guilty in sex assault case

A former Durango church youth leader pleaded guilty Tuesday to four counts of unlawful sexual contact and now faces up to 60 days in jail after victims came forward alleging the church leader...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mistrial declared in Mark Redwine trial

A mistrial has been declared in the trial for Mark Redwine after his defense lawyers said members of their team had COVID-19 symptoms. On Monday, Redwine’s public defenders – Justin Bogan and John...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Charges dropped against Pagosa Springs man accused of sex assault on a child

After two mistrials, a Pagosa Springs man who was accused of sex assault on a child will not face a third trial after his case was officially dismissed Friday. Rodney Keller, 54, was arrested June,...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge in Redwine trial reports mild COVID-like symptoms, temporarily suspends hearings

Mark Redwine’s trial has been temporarily suspended after the judge overseeing the case said he woke up Thursday morning with mild COVID-19 symptoms and is now awaiting test results before being...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County man convicted of animal cruelty has probation revoked

A La Plata County man who pleaded guilty to animal cruelty last year had his probation revoked Thursday after an animal was recently found at his home – a violation of the terms of his probation....

DATE: Nov. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Redwine lawyers seek info about background checks performed on potential jurors

Mark Redwine’s defense lawyers want to know how and why a massive background check performed on potential jurors was created in the days leading up to the trial for the Vallecito man accused of...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mexican national arrested in Durango sentenced to probation

A Mexican citizen who was detained in Durango by Immigration and Customs Enforcement earlier this year received 12 months’ probation after pleading guilty to a criminal mischief charge that...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tempers flare at Redwine trial over background checks on potential jurors

The trial for Mark Redwine experienced unexpected drama Friday when attorneys argued over background checks performed on potential jurors. Redwine’s trial began Thursday with jury selection , a...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Third Durango man arrested in online sex sting is sentenced

The third Durango man caught in an online sex sting was sentenced Friday to 45 days in jail followed by three years’ probation. In February, the Durango Police Department posted fake ads to the...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jury selection begins in Mark Redwine trial

Potential jurors started filtering in Thursday morning for the trial of Mark Redwine, who is accused of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, in 2012. Because the case has been so highly publicized...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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