Mark Redwine, accused of killing 13-year-old son, Dylan, set for trial Thursday

The long-awaited trial for Mark Redwine, a Vallecito man accused of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, in 2012, begins Thursday. The homicide trial is perhaps the most high-profile case in...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

When filling out ballots, don’t forget judges are up for retention

With all the politically charged and high interest election races coming up this November, from president down to county commissioner, don’t forget: Local judges are up for retention. In Colorado,...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man faces up to six years in prison for alleged 2017 sex assault

A 21-year-old Durango man accused of sexual assault involving a shotgun pleaded guilty Friday to felony menacing, a Class 5 felony, and now faces up to six years in the Department of Corrections....

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

Redwine’s defense attorneys try – and fail – again to delay upcoming trial

Mark Redwine’s defense attorneys tried once again Thursday to delay the Vallecito man’s upcoming trial – to no avail. Redwine, who is accused of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, in 2012, is on...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge rules October trial for Mark Redwine remains a go

The trial for Mark Redwine, the Vallecito man accused of killing his 13-year-old son, Dylan, remains on track to begin later this month. In a recent motion, Redwine’s defense attorneys requested to...

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

Colorado Supreme Court will hear La Plata County, CDPHE lawsuit

The Colorado Supreme Court announced Monday it will review a case in which La Plata County hopes to recover an estimated $337,000 in attorney fees as part of a four-year legal battle with the state...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

DA’s Office disqualified from prosecuting Bayfield child sex assault case

The 6th Judicial District Attorney’s Office has been disqualified from further prosecuting a Pagosa Springs man accused of child sex assault after District Attorney Christian Champagne broke a...

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

For 25 years, Carol Little has helped victims of crime

Victims of crime not only have to suffer the trauma of the offense itself, but often are required to take part in the ensuing court process, which holds its own confusion, stress and sometimes...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mother of Dylan Redwine pushed new law now used in high-profile crimes

Though the pain of losing her son will never heal, Elaine Hall said a law she helped pass, making tampering with a deceased body a felony, offers at least a little respite. “The healing process is...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gov. Polis selects new La Plata County judge

Gov. Jared Polis announced Friday that local public defender Anne Woods will take the place of outgoing La Plata County Judge Dondi Osborne. It was announced in March that Osborne intended to...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico man receives 3 years’ probation for fatal Hwy. 160 crash

A Bloomfield, New Mexico, man accused of crossing the centerline on U.S. Highway 160, west of Hesperus, and killing a 56-year-old woman was sentenced Wednesday to three years’ probation after...

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

Gov. Polis to choose new judge for Dolores County

Gov. Jared Polis will chose a county judge for Dolores County. Current Judge E. Dale Boyd is retiring after serving since 2005. A nominating commission for the 22nd Judicial District has selected...

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

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