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Two cars crash in dark Avon roundabout (1)

July 18, 2014 — 

AVON — An Avon roundabout cloaked in darkness left two women injured in separate wrecks, one seriously, when they drove over the roundabout and crashed. Neither were wearing seatbelts when …

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Autopsy: El Jebel victims were both shot four times (2)

July 16, 2014 — 

EAGLE COUNTY — The husband and wife who were slain Saturday in their home in Sopris Village were each shot four times, according to autopsies that were performed Tuesday. “The …

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Affidavit: Argument about dog preceded double murder in El Jebel (3)

July 14, 2014 — 

EAGLE — Williams Anderson Amaya might have intended to kill others, in addition to his aunt and uncle, Saturday night in a home at Sopris Village, the 5th Judicial district …

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El Jebel man accused of shooting death of aunt and uncle (4)

July 13, 2014 — 

EL JEBEL — An El Jebel man is being held on two counts of first-degree murder after allegedly fatally shooting his aunt and uncle Saturday night in their midvalley home, …

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2 killed in El Jebel; man arrested in Glenwood overnight (5)

July 13, 2014 — 

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Authorities arrested a man in Glenwood Springs early this morning after a double slaying late Saturday in El Jebel. Eagle County authorities said in a news release …

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Hash oil explosions lead to community danger, DA says (6)

July 11, 2014 — 

AVON — Colorado’s recreational marijuana industry has taken off with a bang, in some cases literally. Fiery explosions often ensue as pot users try to extract the drug’s intoxicating oil …

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Avon man gets probation for armed standoff with police (7)

July 8, 2014 — 

EAGLE — An Avon man was sentenced to two years probation after pleading guilty to charges stemming from an armed all-night standoff with local police. Brent Schoen, 40, kept police …

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Police searching for Edwards burglar (8)

July 2, 2014 — 

EDWARDS — Authorities are searching for a man who kicked in the front door of a Singletree home and went straight for the jewelry. No one was injured, although two …

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Woman accused of murder pleads not guilty (9)

June 30, 2014 — 

EAGLE — An Aurora woman accused of driving her mother to a remote part of Eagle County, killing her and leaving the body lying in the middle of a gravel …

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Illegal immigrant sentenced for sexually assaulting child (10)

June 29, 2014 — 

EAGLE - An illegal alien will spend at least two years and possibly life in prison for sexually assaulting a child. Francisco Rodriguez-Sanchez, 38, was sentenced June 18 as his …

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Final details emerge in Glenwood Canyon shooting (11)

June 25, 2014 — 

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Convicted felon Thomas Ornelas sustained 11 gunshot wounds and Trooper Eugene Hofacker received at least three in the May 8 shootout that killed Ornelas and put Hofacker …

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Man charged in machete assault in Summit County (12)

June 22, 2014 — 

SUMMIT COUNTY — Summit County law enforcement officials have arrested a suspect in connection with the bloody machete assault on Swan Mountain Road Tuesday. Tyrus Walter Vanmatre, 20, of Littleton, …

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Embezzler gets 30 days, plus restitution in plea agreement (13)

June 20, 2014 — 

EAGLE — An admitted embezzler paid $250,000 in restitution and will also spend 30 days in jail because the judge said it’s not enough to repay the victim and walk …

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Man killed by troopers in Glenwood Canyon was drunk, had cocaine, sheriff says (14)

June 19, 2014 — 

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — The man killed in a shoot-out with Colorado state troopers May 8 in Glenwood Canyon was drunk and in possession of a large amount of a substance …

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Ex-manager of Vail liquor store ordered to repay $250,000 (15)

June 18, 2014 — 

EAGLE — Just two weeks before Robert “Mickey” Werner was arrested for stealing at least a quarter million dollars over a four-year stretch from a local liquor store, the owner …

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Avon woman denies she caused man’s heroin death (16)

June 18, 2014 — 

EAGLE — An Avon woman denies she’s responsible for a man’s heroin-induced death. In an interview with Avon police detective Jeremy Holmstrom played during a court hearing Monday, Kaile Wilson, …

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Judge orders restitution in Eagle County theft case (17)

June 17, 2014 — 

EAGLE — Ronald Klocko stole dirt bikes, trailers, jewelry and several women’s hearts, and then jumped bail and fled to Florida. Local prosecutors said if he were smart he’d have …

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Denver man held in Flat Tops stabbing (18)

June 13, 2014 — 

EAGLE COUNTY — Ryan Cordova, 30, of Denver, was being held Friday on a $5,000 bond in connection with a stabbing incident Tuesday on the Flat Tops. According to an …

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Police search for suspect in stabbing northwest of Dotsero (19)

June 10, 2014 — 

DOTSERO — Police were searching Tuesday afternoon for the suspect in a knifing incident that occurred at a campground about 10 miles up the Coffee Pot Springs Road. According to …

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