From the KMTS News Room:

    • River Death – Downtown Denver Authorities say one man died and another managed to fight his way back to shore after the two were swept down a fast-moving river near downtown Denver yesterday. Firefighters pulled an unconscious man from the South Platte River early Tuesday. He later died at a nearby hospital. Searchers found the other man alive near Confluence Park about ...
    • Fire Captain Found Dead A Louisiana fire captain who was wanted for killing his wife in Mississippi has been found dead in western Colorado. 48-year-old Rudolf “Rudi” Shoats was accused of killing his wife, 45-year-old Khristie Rollins Shoats, on Sunday. Wilkinson County, Mississippi, Sheriff Reginald Jackson says Rudolf pulled into an emergency parking lot in Durango on Monday. Jackson says shortly ...
    • Seizing Hiker Rescued Rescuers with the Pitkin County Sheriff's Office and Mountain Rescue Aspen had to rescue a female hiker near Crater Lake yesterday evening, and ended up having to evacuate her via helicopter due to a medical emergency. Authorities received the first indication of trouble when the Ohio woman apparently activated an emergency beacon around 6 pm. While ...
    • John Bowlen Arrest Warrant Legal problems are stacking up for John Bowlen, the son of Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen, following his arrest for drunken driving in California this past weekend – he's facing trouble back here at home too. On Tuesday, an Arapahoe County Judge issued another arrest warrant for Bowlen, saying that the arrest in California constitutes a ...
    • Final Grand Avenue Bridge Open House Today The whole region has spent more than 2 years preparing for it. And now, with less than 2 weeks to go before the closure and demolition of the Grand Avenue Bridge, officials with the Colorado Department of Transportation are holding one last open house this evening to help area residents get ready for the fourth ...
    • Body Found May Be Treasure Hunter Investigators in Fremont County haven't yet identified a body that was found in the Arkansas River last week, but they suspect that it may turn out to be a man who moved to Colorado to search for a box of treasure hidden by a wealthy art dealer – a challenge that has drawn nationwide attention ...
    • Gateway Shooter Held on $1M Bond The suspect who shot at multiple passing vehicles on a highway near Gateway on Sunday afternoon is behind bars in the Mesa County Jail, and likely won't be going anywhere any time soon. 54-year-old Rick Whited is now facing five charges of attempted murder and six counts of felony menacing. Investigators say that Whited sat in ...
    • Alcohol Possible Cause in Morrison Crash State Patrol investigators say they are looking at alcohol possibly being a factor in the deadly multi-car crash that tied up eastbound I-70 near Morrison for hours this past Sunday. Officers responding to the accident just after 11am found an empty bottle of Fireball whiskey and an unopened beer in the pickup of 54-year-old Jeffrey Stumpf ...
    • Durango Jury Trial Change Durango city officials will now allow jury trials for minor offenses after the ACLU said denying defendants the right to trial violates the state's constitution. City officials agreed to rewrite its municipal codes after receiving a letter from the civil rights organization. The ACLU represented Fort Lewis College assistant professor Anthony Nocella, who was accused of obstructing ...
    • Colorado Juvenile Sentencing In light of Supreme Court decisions banning life without parole for juvenile offenders, dozens of Colorado prisoners who committed crimes as minors could be eligible for release, but only one has been freed so far. It's been more than a year since the U.S. Supreme Court made its' 2012 ban on such sentences retroactive, prompting the ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • Sports, October 25th HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT Grand Junction—-Central High School will host this weekend’s Western Slope League Volleyball Tournament.  The action gets underway at 4 o’clock this afternoon with three matches; Gunnison and Rifle, Coal Ridge and Moffat County and Olathe against Aspen. HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER 3A TOURNAMENT Undated—-The Coal Ridge Titans host a four team regional today and tomorrow.  ...
    • Sports, October 24th MANNING BACK TO PRACTICE ENGLEWOOD(AP) – Peyton Manning returned to practice Thursday after the Denver Broncos held him out a day earlier because of a minor ankle injury. Joining Manning on the practice field was right tackle Orlando Franklin, who missed last week's game with a sprained left ankle. Manning would certainly welcome the return of ...
    • Sports, October 22nd 3A SOCCER PLAYOFFS SCHEDULE Peach Valley—-The Coal Ridge Titans earned the 6th overall seed and will host a four team regional Wednesday afternoon at 1 o’clock.  The Titans will take on 27th seed Alexander Dawson.  The winner will play either number 11 Manitou Springs or 22nd seed Sheridan High School Saturday afternoon at 1.  Carbondale—The Roaring ...
    • Sports, October 21st HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER PLAYOFF BRACKETS SET   2013 CHSAA Boys Soccer Championships – 2013 3A Bracket Location Various Cities, CO Print Bracket Add Bracket to my site Oct 25First round 1Colorado Academy 32Sterling View Pregame Show Details 16Fort Lupton 17Jefferson View Pregame Show Details 10/25 @ 6p 8Roaring Fork 25Fountain Valley View Pregame Show Details 10/25 @ 4p 9Faith Christian 24Telluride View Pregame Show Details 10/25 @ 1p 5Kent Denver 28Liberty Common View Pregame Show Details 10/25 @ 3:30p 12Bishop ...
    • Sports, October 18th HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL CHSAA POSTPONES STATE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT Aurora—-The Basalt Lady Longhorns will have to wait until tomorrow to play La Junta in the first round of the State 3A Softball Tournament at the Aurora Sports Complex.  The Colorado High School Athletic Association postponed day one of the tournament due to snow and wet, muddy fields.  The ...
    • Sports, October 17th HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER SCHEDULE Glenwood Springs at Rifle—-4pm Coal Ridge at Grand Valley—-4pm VOLLEYBALL Coal Ridge at Rifle—-6pm COLTS OWNER BACKPEDALS ON MANNING COMMENTS Fox, Polian chide Irsay for criticizing ManningENGLEWOOD (AP) – Indianapolis owner Jim Irsay has backed down a bit after Broncos coach John Fox and former Colts general manager Bill Polian chided him for comments critical of Peyton ...
    • Sports, October 16th HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCORES VOLLEYBALL Battle Mountain—-3 Coal Ridge——0 Aspen—-3        Basalt—-0 Meeker—-3      Grand Valley—-1 SOCCER Coal Ridge—-10     Moffat County—0 Summit—6       Rifle—–0 Battle Mountain—-2    Basalt——0 Roaring Fork—–6      CRMS—–0 BRONCOS ENGLEWOOD (AP) – Indianapolis owner Jim Irsay has backed down a bit after Broncos coach John Fox and former Colts general manager Bill Polian chided him for comments critical of Peyton Manning.  Fox used his weekly SiriusXM ...
    • Sports, October 8th HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS VOLLEYBALL SCHEDULE Grand Valley at Coal Ridge—-6pm Roaring Fork at Olathe—-6:30 SOCCER Glenwood at Eagle Valley—-6pm 4pm games—-Rifle at Palisade, Grand Valley at Moffat County, Vail Mtn. School at Roaring Fork, CRMS at Aspen. NUGGETS GUARD CLEARED OF CRIMINAL CHARGES CENTENNIAL (AP) – The domestic violence case against Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson has been dropped. Lisa Pinto, a ...
    • Sports, October 7th   HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCORES FOOTBALL Glenwood—-19    Eagle Valley—-0 Palisade—–28     Rifle—–27 Cedaredge—-27   Roaring Fork—-0 Bayfield—–27     Coal Ridge—–12 Grand Valley—-39      Pagosa Springs—-21 Olathe—–34       Basalt—–0 Gunnison—–14     Aspen—–10 VOLLEYBALL Glenwood—-3    Palisade—–1 Roaring Fork—-3     Cedaredge—-0 Coal Ridge—-3       Olathe——0 SOCCER Eagle Valley——3    Rifle—–0   MLB PLAYOFFS NATIONAL  LEAGUEFinal    Pittsburgh          5    St.  Louis      3Final    L.A.  Dodgers    13    Atlanta          6 NATIONAL  FOOTBALL  LEAGUEFinal    Baltimore            26    Miami                  23Final    Green  Bay            22    Detroit                9Final    St.  Louis            34    Jacksonville    20Final    Kansas  City        26    ...
    • KMTS FOOTBALL: Demons Overcome Mistakes to Down Devils, 19-0 GYPSUM(10/4/13) — “All kinds of crazy things happened,” Glenwood coach Rocky Whitworth said after two fumbles and a bad snap thwarted scoring opportunities, but the Demons still prevailed 19-0 over an outmanned Eagle Valley team. “Our defense played outstanding,” Whitworth said by way of explaining how Glenwood (3-2 Western Slope, 3-3 overall) won its third ...