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Mother arrested after 1-year-old found in hot car

August 6, 2019

Aspen police arrested a local woman for attempted negligent criminal homicide Friday after she allegedly left her baby in a super-heated car, according to court records. The temperature inside the car ­— parked in the...



Vail woman found in dumpster acquitted Friday

August 4, 2019

EAGLE — A jury of eight women and four men acquitted Linnea Hayda on all four counts she faced after deliberating for 10 hours, returning the unanimous verdict around 9 p.m. Friday. Hayda, 33, faced...



Another felony DUI for Aspen woman

August 1, 2019

A local woman scheduled to go on trial for felony DUI next year was pulled over Sunday and arrested for driving under the influence for the fifth time since 2001.




Man shot by Frisco police pleads guilty

July 31, 2019

BRECKENRIDGE — Derek Baker, 34, of Loveland, pleaded guilty Monday in Summit County District Court to assault on a peace officer, a Class 4 felony, according to a news release. The plea stems from an...




Teen’s long-postponed hearing set for August

July 16, 2019

A hearing to determine whether a Woody Creek teen will be tried as an adult or a juvenile for his alleged role in sexually assaulting four local girls is scheduled to occur in about two weeks.


Most serious drug count dropped against Lipseys

July 15, 2019

An Aspen prosecutor dropped a bombshell in court Monday morning in the case against two Aspen parents accused of giving cocaine to a 17-year-old. Deputy District Attorney Don Nottingham said he would drop the most...






Aspen man charged with underage porn sex crimes

July 2, 2019

An Aspen man was formally charged Monday with two felony sex crimes connected with his alleged possession of pornographic images of young children. Blair Gibsone, 48, appeared at a hearing without an attorney in Pitkin...


Ex-Red Brick director offers apology, gets 90 days in jail

July 1, 2019

Angela Callen was valedictorian of her high school and a standout civil engineering student at Carnegie Mellon University in her native Pittsburgh before a career change ultimately landed her the job as executive director of...