La Junta

James Ashby (credit: Otero County Sheriff's Office)

Hearing Postponed For Officer In Fatal Rocky Ford Shooting

A judge has postponed the preliminary hearing involving a Rocky Ford police officer who was charged with second-degree murder after he shot and killed a 27-year-old man.

16 mins ago

The scene on Sunday (credit: CBS)

Rally Held For Man Shot In Rocky Ford

A crowd of about 200 people attended a rally in Rocky Ford for a man shot to death a week ago by a police officer.

10/19/2014

The scene on Sunday (credit: CBS)

CBI Identifies Officer, Victim In Rocky Ford Shooting

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation has identified a 28-year-old Rocky Ford man who was killed in an officer-involved shooting.

10/13/2014

(credit: La Junta Fire Dept.)

Smoke From Hay Fire Seen For Miles Near La Junta

Smoke could be seen for miles outside La Junta after a tower of hay caught fire.

09/12/2014

Manitou Springs (credit: CBS)

U.S. 24 Near Waldo Canyon Burn Scar Reopened

U.S. Highway 24 near the site of the 2012 Waldo Canyon Fire is back open after flash flooding.

07/17/2014

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Recent Storms Bring Hope To Drought Stricken SE Colorado

The cycle of summertime thunderstorms is a crucial part of the climate in eastern Colorado.

06/19/2014

Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center (credit: CBS)

1,600 Waited 90 Days For Appointment At Denver VA

As many as 1,630 patients have had to wait for initial medical appointments at eastern Colorado veterans facilities 90 days or more after requesting them, according to a Veterans Affairs Department audit released Monday.

06/09/2014

Angel Castrejon (credit: Otero County Sheriff)

Last Of 4 Who Escaped From Otero County Jail Caught

The last of four inmates who escaped from the Otero County Jail after overpowering guards has been caught.

03/06/2014

Angel Castrejon (credit: Otero County Sheriff)

La Junta Schools Remain On Lockdown During Escapee Search

Several La Junta schools will remain on lockdown Thursday while authorities continue to search for an inmate who escaped from the Otero County Jail after overpowering guards.

03/06/2014

Angel Castrejon,  Johnny Nunez, Curtis Apodaca, Malcom Hoffert (credit: Otero County Sheriff)

3 Of 4 Inmates Who Escaped Otero County Jail Captured

A manhunt across southeastern Colorado that involved the Colorado National Guard and dozens of law enforcement officers has resulted in the recapture of three of four inmates who had escaped from the Otero County Jail.

03/05/2014

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