La Junta

(credit: CBS)

Crews Working To Clean Up Coal Train Derailment Near Hudson

Crews were working Monday to clean up a stretch of railroad where a coal train jumped the tracks in eastern Colorado, spilling tons of coal.

03/23/2015

(courtesy: Durango Herald)

Flood & Wildfire Preparedness Week: Long Duration Flood Events

Flood and wildfire awareness week continues across Colorado with today’s message taking a closer look at flood events that last anywhere from several hours to several days.

03/17/2015

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

Hearing For Cop Charged With Murder In Fatal Shooting

A judge is set to consider the evidence against a police officer charged with second-degree murder in the on-duty shooting death of a 27-year-old man in Rocky Ford.

01/15/2015

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.

12/19/2014

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

(credit: CBS)

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

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