From the KMTS News Room:

    • 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 ...
    • Bomb Attempt Plea A man accused of leaving a bomb outside a police station in Nederland to avenge the killing of a fellow member of a hippie group in the 1970s is expected to plead guilty in court today. David Michael Ansberry is expected to acknowledge that he left a powerful bomb containing arsenic outside the Nederland Police Department ...
    • NFL IDENTITY THEFT IF YOU'RE GOING TO ATTEMPT TO STEAL SOMEONE'S IDENTITY, IT'S PROBABLY A GOOD IDEA TO NOT PICK SOMEONE WHO IS VERY WELL KNOWN TO MILLIONS OF PEOPLE. ASPEN POLICE SAY THAT A MIAMI MAN WAS ARRESTED LAST FRIDAY AFTER TRYING TO CONVINCE EMPLOYEES AT THE LOUIS VUITTON STORE THAT HE WAS FORMER NFL RECEIVER CHAD ...
    • NEW CHARGES FOR SILT FAMILY TWO MORE MEMBERS OF A SILT FAMILY EMBROILED IN A HIGH-PROFILE EMBEZZLEMENT CASE HAVE BEEN IMPLICATED IN THE EXPANDING INVESTIGATION INTO THE ALLEGED MULTI-YEAR SCAM AT THE BEAR WALLOW RANCH, OWNED BY WAFFLE HOUSE CEO JOE ROGERS JR. AND HIS WIFE. INVESTIGATORS SAY THAT 25 YEAR-OLD TYLER FARRIS AND 22-YEAR-OLD DUSTIN FARRIS, JOINED THEIR PARENTS, CHARLES ...
    • NEWS TRASH PICK UP TIMES CHANGED FOR G.A.B. Glenwood Springs—Glenwood Springs residents will have to get their trash cans to the curb before sunrise when the Grand Avenue Bridge detours begin exactly one month from today.  City officials say to avoid additional traffic tie-ups during peak morning rush hours, trash-hauling companies will begin their days at 5 ...
    • House Boat Explosion at Lake Powell Kills One, Injures Five Authorities say a fifth person was injured in a houseboat explosion in southeast Utah that killed a Colorado woman. The National Park Service said Thursday that a boy sustained minor injuries in the explosion that killed 52-year-old Kirsten Meyer of Castle Rock, Colorado. Four other people were critically injured. The boy was treated and released from a ...
    • NEWS GARFIELD COUNTY GETS A ‘CLEAN' AUDIT Glenwood Springs—Despite a shrinking budget and dwindling tax revenues, Garfield County is in good financial shape according to independent auditor Paul Backes.  Backes was part of a team that conducted a 2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. He was impressed with the county's zero debt and solid accounting system.  Even with ...

    From the KMTS Sports Desk:

    • Sports, June 24th LONDON (AP) – Recently crowned French Open champ Rafael Nadal (rah-fay-ehl nah-DAHL') was ousted from Wimbledon today on the first day of play. Nadal, who is a two-time winner of the event, was beaten by Steve Darcis (DAR'-see) of Belgium, the 135th ranked player in the world, 7-6, 7-6, 6-4. Like Nadal, Sara Errani (ehr-RAH'-nee) ...
    • Sports, June 21st CARBONDALE SET TO HOST BICYCLE TOUR OF COLORADO Carbondale—The Bicycle Tour of Colorado is coming to Carbondale. Race organizers expect cyclists to arrive Monday afternoon around 2. STRAWBERRY SHORTCUT Glenwood Springs—A huge field of competitors is expected for the 36th annual Strawberry Shortcut this Sunday morning. Three events are scheduled beginning with the 10k at 7 o'clock, ...
    • Sports, June 20th DENVER (AP) – New Denver Nuggets general manager Tim Connelly says re-signing free agent shooting guard Andre Igoudala is his No. 1 priority. Connelly was formally introduced on Thursday by team president Josh Kroenke. Connelly tells reporters that “the last guy we talked to before coming in for this press conference ...
    • Rapids Coach, Defender Suspended by MLS COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) – Colorado Rapids coach Oscar Pareja and defender Hendry Thomas have been suspended one game by MLS for their actions against San Jose last week. Both served their suspensions Wednesday when the Rapids travel to Chicago. They each drew fines from the league as well. Pareja drew a suspension when he left his area and entered ...
    • Blue Jays Beat Rockies 8-3, Oswalt to Start Today TORONTO (AP) – Edwin Encarnacion hit a two-run homer, J.P. Arencibia and Maicer Izturis added back-to-back shots and the Toronto Blue Jays won their seventh straight game, beating the Colorado Rockies 8-3 Tuesday night. Toronto has its longest winning streak since a 10-game run in late 2008. Esmil Rogers (3-2) worked 6 2-3 innings to beat his former team and win ...
    • Sports, June 18th ROCKIES SHUTOUT BY BLUE JAYS TORONTO (AP) – Maicer Izturis hit a two-run single in the eighth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays won their sixth consecutive game Monday night, beating the Colorado Rockies 2-0 behind Josh Johnson and two relievers. Johnson struck out a season-high 10 over 7 1-3 innings but remained winless ...
    • Sports, June 17th NUGGETS FILL FRONT OFFICE VACANCY The Denver Nuggets have hired Tim Connelly as executive vice president of basketball operations. Team President Josh Kroenke confirmed in an email to The Associated Press on Monday that Connelly will take over for Masai Ujiri, who left to become general manager of the Toronto Raptors. Connelly has been the ...
    • Sports, June 14th BANGED UP ROCKIES LOSE RUBBER GAME TO NATIONALS DENVER (AP) – Ryan Zimmerman homered and drove in three runs, Ian Desmond got four hits and the Washington Nationals beat the depleted Colorado Rockies 5-4 on Thursday. The Rockies lost four players and a coach, as well as the rubber match of the three-game series. ...
    • Sports, June 13th BRONCOS SHOW VETERAN RUNNING BACK THE DOOR ENGLEWOOD (AP) – The Denver Broncos have released Willis McGahee, their leading rusher last year. The 31-year-old running back is the NFL's active leader with 33 100-yard games. McGahee is coming off a right knee injury that sidelined him for the final two months last season. ...
    • Sports, June 12th ALL CONFERENCE HONORS FOR LOCAL LACROSSE PLAYERS Glenwood Springs—A pair of Glenwood Springs High School Lacrosse players earned all conference honors for their performances during the 2013 season. Demons' Senior Trip Axtell was named first team All Mountain League while his teammate, Josiah Maner earned second team honors. ROCKIES BEAT NATIONALS, GAIN GROUND ...