Sexual assault

Pagosa Springs cold case murder suspect granted new trial

A truck driver from Lamar who was convicted for the 1988 murder of a Pagosa Springs woman and sentenced to 46 years in prison was granted a retrial by a state appeals court Wednesday. The Colorado...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

DeGette says ex-congressman Filner tried to kiss her

DENVER – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette alleges that former California congressman Bob Filner tried to kiss her in an elevator while they served in Congress together. The Colorado Democrat told MSNBC’s...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Daughter says she was abused by polygamous sect leader

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A daughter of polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs said he sexually abused her for years when she was a child growing up in the secretive group, according to an interview aired...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango sexual assault suspects face life in prison

Three men suspected of sexually assaulting a woman after threatening her with a gun could spend the rest of their lives in prison if found guilty of felony sex assault. The charges were filed...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Three men arrested on suspicion of sexual assault

Three men were being held Friday at the La Plata County Jail on suspicion of threatening a woman with a gun and then making her perform sexual acts. Devin “Ducky” Richard Bond, 21, Anthony “Izzy”...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County man found guilty of sexual assault on a child

A La Plata County man has been found guilty of sexual assault on a child after a four-day trial this week in Durango. The man, who was a juvenile at the time of the assaults, exposed himself to a...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

National Park Service survey finds widespread harassment

Nearly 40 percent of National Park Service employees experienced some form of harassment over a 12-month period, according to long-awaited survey results released by the agency. The survey assessed...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man suspected of photographing up woman’s skirt in Durango

Police are searching for a man suspected of using his cellphone to take video or photographs up the skirt of a woman last week at Walmart in Durango. The incident occurred Saturday, said Bryan...

DATE: May 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Renew, Inc. holds event for sexual assault awareness in Cortez

A small group of people gathered in Cortez City Park on Wednesday to draw attention to a big problem. Representatives from Renew, Inc., Montezuma County’s domestic violence hotline, and the Ute...

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man charged with sex assault on child

A 69-year-old Durango man suspected of touching a girl inappropriately was charged Friday with sexual assault on a child. Frederick Blevins is accused of touching the girl below the waist while she...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango joins One Billion Rising to celebrate survivors of sex assault

With red balloons bouncing, a group danced in Buckley Park Tuesday afternoon to raise awareness about sexual assault. On each balloon, participants wrote what or who motivated them to come. Taylor...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man arrested on suspicion of sex assault on child

A Durango man has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault on a child. Frederick Blevins, 69, is suspected of touching a girl inappropriately while she was being babysat, according to an arrest...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News