From the KMTS News Room:

    • Loma Gun Heist Arrest INVESTIGATORS WITH THE MESA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAY THAT A GRAND JUNCTION TEEN IS FACING CHARGES RELATED TO A GUN AND AMMUNITION HEIST IN THE TOWN OF LOMA LAST WINTER. 18-YEAR-OLD STEVEN TYLER COOK IS ACCUSED OF USING A TORCH TO BREAK INTO A GUN SAFE AND STEAL NEARLY $17,000 WORTH OF WEAPONS AND AMMUNITION BACK ...
    • Suspect in Blue Lake Deaths Arrested in Florida A 23 year old man is in custody in Florida, following an almost 4 month long investigation. According to a press release from the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office, Samuel Brunelus was connected to capsules of Carfentanil, which were found near 26 year old Michael Martinez’ and 30 year old Camillo Sanchez’ bodies in a Blue ...
    • Steamboat Bike Accident A 64-year-old man has died of injuries suffered in a weekend bicycle crash in Steamboat Springs. Police Commander Annette Dopplick says it appears the man lost control of his bike early Sunday afternoon and went over the handlebars. Nobody saw the crash, but people heard it and immediately called 911. The man was taken to a hospital ...
    • Construction Jobs There’s good news for Colorado job-seekers – if they’re willing to get sweaty doing some old-fashioned manual labor. The Associated General Contractors of Colorado, the state’s construction oversight board, says that within the next 6 years, Colorado will need 30 thousand more construction workers than it has today. That might be a tough order to fill ...
    • New Charges for GWS Woman The legal problems keep coming for a Glenwood Springs woman charged in an allegedly drug-related night in Aspen last month that ended up with several vehicles being either mishandled, stolen, or crashed. 24-year-old Elizabeth Bergquist initially claimed that her 2006 Chevy Malibu had been stolen when it was found in a pond at Aspen Meadows, but ...
    • Mesa County Father & Son Arrested A father and son from Grand Junction are behind bars facing multiple drug and weapons charges after Mesa County Sheriff’s deputies searched their home on Monday. 49-year-old James Sargent and his son, 26-year-old Colt Davidson were arrested after deputies noticed materials used in producing hash oil in Sargent’s car during a traffic stop, and a strong ...
    • GJ Teen Killed, Suspect Arrested A 20-year-old Colorado man has been ordered held without bail after being charged with shooting two 17-year-old girls in Grand Junction, this past weekend. One of the girls was killed Israel Jerome Massingill did not enter pleas Monday to the charges of first-degree murder or second-degree murder in the death of Kiera Quintana, who was shot ...
    • Former Sheriff Retrial An October retrial has been set for a former Colorado sheriff charged with abusing his power. A judge declared a mistrial on July 10 in the case against former El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa, after jurors deadlocked on four charges including felony extortion. Jurors acquitted him of witness tampering and an official misconduct. The remaining counts ...
    • Raccoon Power Outage Nearly three dozen homeowners in Craig can blame a weekend power outage and fire on an unexpected culprit – a raccoon. Yampa Valley Electric Member Outreach Specialist Tammi Strickland says the raccoon had climbed on a power pole transformer, causing it to spark and igniting a fire that burned about 7 acres on private property southwest ...
    • Colorado Girl Killed Waterskiing Authorities say a 12-year-old Colorado girl waterskiing on a New Hampshire lake was struck and killed by a powerboat operated by her father. The New Hampshire Marine Patrol says Zoe Anderson, of Highlands Ranch, fell while waterskiing Monday on Newfound Lake. The patrol says her father, Sherwood Anderson, drove the towing boat back toward her but ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • Sports, August 8th ROCKIES LOSE AGAIN NEW YORK (AP) – Dillon Gee followed Matt Harvey’s first career shutout with an impressive outing of his own, helping the New York Mets beat Colorado 2-1 Thursday and sending the Rockies home after matching the worst road trip in team history.  Gee (8-8) scattered eight hits without yielding a walk in 7 ...
    • Sports, August 7th FALL SPORTS MEETING TONIGHT AT GLENWOOD HIGH SCHOOL Glenwood Springs—Athletes and parents are encouraged to attend tonight’s fall sports meeting at Glenwood Springs High School.  The general information session begins at 6 and individual team meetings will follow.  ROCKIES LOSE TO METS New York, NY—The Colorado Rockies’ downward spiral in the National League West continued last night ...
    • Rockies Beat Brewers, Shift Players DENVER (AP) – Troy Tulowitzki homered early, then doubled to start a two-run rally in the eighth inning that sent the Colorado Rockies over the Milwaukee Brewers 6-5 on Sunday. Michael Cuddyer, Dexter Fowler and Corey Dickerson also homered for the Rockies, who salvaged a split of their 10-game homestand. Yuniesky Betancourt and Norichika Aoki homered and ...
    • The Pac 12 taking care of KMTS with a media tent and lots of schwag
    • Sports, July 24th BRONCOS RELEASE LB ENGLEWOOD (AP) – The Denver Broncos are saving $3.5 million with the release of linebacker Joe Mays, who lost his starting job and then broke his left leg last season. Not long after signing for $12 million over three years, Mays was suspended a game and docked $50,000 for an illegal hit on ...
    • Sports, July 23rd BRONCOS-MILLER Broncos’ Von Miller says he did nothing wrong ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Faced with a possible four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s drug policy, Broncos linebacker Von Miller insists he did nothing wrong. He said through Twitter that he is confident “this’ll be resolved fairly.” A person with knowledge of the situation told The ...
    • Sports, July 22nd BRONCOS LB SUSPENDED FOR A MONTH ENGLEWOOD (AP) — Faced with a possible four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s drug policy, Broncos linebacker Von Miller insists he did nothing wrong. He said through Twitter that he is confident “this’ll be resolved fairly.”A person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press that Miller will miss ...
    • Sports, July 19th ROCKIES BACK IN ACTION AFTER ALL-STAR BREAK Denver—The Colorado Rockies hope to make a move on the leaders in the National League West with a 10-game homestand starting tonight.  The Rockies take on the Chicago Cubs in the first of a three-game weekend series.  Jorge De La Rosa will be going for his 9th win of ...
    • Sports, July 17th GOLD MEDAL SKIER IN FAILING HEALTH The family of former Olympic downhill champion Bill Johnson says he is dealing with a life-threatening infection that has attacked his major organs and that he no longer wants to go through treatment. Hospitalized since June 29, Johnson’s mother said in a phone interview the one-time daredevil skier refuses a ...
    • Sports, July 16th ROCKIES’ CUDDYER JUST MISSES HR DERBY FINALS New York, NY—Colorado Rockies’ All-Star outfielder Michael Cuddyer managed to put 15 baseballs in the cheap seats last night during the first round of the home run derby at CitiField in New York.  Unfortunately he was edged out in the finals by 20 year old second year phenom Bryce ...