U.S. suicides hit a record high in 2022. Here's what to know about the issue in Pueblo
Provisional suicide statistics show that 49,449 Americans died by suicide in 2022, according to a November 2023 report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The number is a 3% increase from the previous year and is the highest annual total ever recorded in the U.S. The age-adjusted rate of about 14.3 suicides per 100,000 people is the highest seen since 1941 and a 1% increase from 2021, according to the CDC report. ...
La Junta Fire Department VS Camper Fire
Description: Photo by Christina Tozzie... Gallery at the Bottom of this article... At approx 6pm this evening, we responded to a reported camper on fire possibly threatening other structures. Upon arrival of Deputy Chief and Eng 1, a camper was fully engulfed and confirmed nobody inside of it. Photo by...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.99 and $3.09 in La Junta as of 2023-12-11. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.153, a week ago the price is $3.242 , according to AAA.
Weekly Safety Report: Drive-By Shooting and Three-Vehicle Accident in La Junta, Colorado
La Junta Police Department is seeking information regarding a drive-by shooting on Carson Ave that occurred on December 6, 2023. No injuries were reported. Additionally, there was a three-vehicle accident on Conley Road on December 4, 2023. The front of Vehicle 1 struck the rear of Vehicle 2, which then struck the rear of Vehicle 3. One of the vehicles involved was leaking fluid.
Man arrested in Pueblo home invasion, robbery
(PUEBLO COUNTY, Colo.) — A 50-year-old man has been arrested for his alleged connection to a home invasion on Nov. 8 in Pueblo County, in which a victim was tied up, beaten, and threatened while his shop was ransacked. According to the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO), 50-year-old William Gonzales was arrested for Aggravated Robbery, […]
La Junta Resident and La Junta Police Officers Discuss Obits, Stray Dogs and Code Enforcement
In a candid conversation with La Junta police, a local resident raises concerns about obituaries, stray dogs, and code enforcement. The discussion reveals issues with loose dogs, limited code enforcement hours, and the merging of animal control into code enforcement. A recent dog attack near the Community Theater is also discussed.
Jay's Elves Calling for Volunteers and Donations for 2023 Community Christmas Dinner
Description: Jay's Elves are Preparing for the 2023 Jay's Community Christmas Dinner... A mix of “Elves” Are a little concerned about the number of regulars who run the Annual Christmas Dinner, but were cheerful to include that they have room for a few more new volunteer “Elves."
Rocky Ford Police Arrest Man With Gun After Incident at Bar
Description: The Rocky Ford Police Department Released the Following Incident Report... The suspect is presumed innocent, until proven guilty in a Court of law. Rocky Ford Police Arrest Man With Gun After Incident at the Bar. On December 7th, 2023, at approximately 11:38 pm, the Rocky Ford Police Department were...
Pueblo County home prices fell 3.1% in November, with houses listed at a median of $350,000
The median home in Pueblo County listed for $350,000 in November, down 3.1% from the previous month's $361,000, an analysis of data from Realtor.com shows. Compared to November 2022, the median home list price decreased 2.6% from $359,238. The statistics in this article only pertain to houses listed for sale in Pueblo County, not...
2023-2024 Winter Park Hours at Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site
La Junta, CO – Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site has new winter hours. Starting on Tuesday, January 2, 2024, the fort will be open weekly Friday through Sunday, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This winter schedule will be in effect through March 17, 2024. During this...
Four teens arrested by Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office after armed robbery
PUEBLO COUNTY, Colo. (KRDO) - Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies quickly arrested four suspects who were wanted in an armed robbery at a St. Charles Mesa convenience store this morning. Deputies arrested Jodhan Irvin, 19, Samuel Phillips, 19, Antoni Sandoval, 18, and a 13-year-old male juvenile following a brief vehicle pursuit. The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office The post Four teens arrested by Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office after armed robbery appeared first on KRDO.
Beavers complete Centennial State sweep with lopsided wins over La Junta
Scott City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–Saturday wrapped up play in the Clarion Inn Roundball Classic, as Scott City played host to the La Junta Tigers in the first-ever matchup between the schools. It would end up being a sweep for the Beavers, as the girls picked up a 73-10 rout, while the boys won 67-28.
Complete Team Performance as Buffaloes Basketball Crushes La Junta
Garden City, KS. – A true team effort. Every single Buffalo who checked in on Friday night got on the scoreboard. The ball movement dazzled, the three pointers swished, the defense stuffed. Everything went Garden City’s way Friday night. The Garden City Buffaloes hammered the La Junta Tigers...
Colorado State Patrol, CDOT ramp up impaired driving enforcement for the holiday season
The Colorado Department of Transportation and Colorado State Patrol are partnering this holiday season to discourage impaired driving across the state. Taking a more lighthearted approach to the topic, CDOT has created a series of mugshot illustrations featuring Santa, Rudolph, and the Grinch, with descriptions on the mugshot plaques such as "drove blitzen'd" and warnings to drive sober during the holidays.
Backlog in Pueblo County Department of Human Services leaves residents without critical benefits
PUEBLO COUNTY, Colo. (KRDO) - Pueblo County families are struggling without medical and food assistance for weeks, even months at a time, due to what they describe as a major backlog at the county's Department of Human Services (DHS). Families tell KRDO13 that when they've waited for up to an hour at the DHS office in The post Backlog in Pueblo County Department of Human Services leaves residents without critical benefits appeared first on KRDO.
Colorado High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Crowley County Today - December 9
Want to learn how to stream high school basketball matchups in Crowley County, Colorado today? We have what you need here. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Game Time: 1:30 PM MT on December 9.
Arrest Made in Death of Elderly Woman at Pueblo West Assisted Living Home
PUEBLO WEST, Colo. (KRDO) -A 32-year-old woman, Tyshae Carbjal, was arrested on Dec. 5 in connection with the death of 74-year-old Marie Bayer that occurred over the Summer at the Columbine Chateau Assisted living Facility in Pueblo West, according to court documents. Pueblo County Sheriff’s detectives arrested Tyshae Carbajal on felony charges of crimes against The post Arrest Made in Death of Elderly Woman at Pueblo West Assisted Living Home appeared first on KRDO.
La Junta Police and Multiple Agencies Respond to Three-Vehicle Accident near Conley Road
Catch the latest Southeast Colorado news with Adrien Hart, reporting from the scene of a three-vehicle accident near Conley Road and US Highway 50. Multiple agencies responded due to jurisdiction complexities. Stay tuned for updates on injuries and further details.
Otero County Jail Wallbreaking Ceremony: Nunn Construction Begins New Jail and Sheriff's Office Project
Witness the groundbreaking ceremony of the new Otero County Jail and Sheriff's Office, a project made possible through collaboration, innovative thinking, and strong community support. Learn about the journey, the challenges overcome, and the people who made this significant development a reality.
Mischievous Christmas Elf 'Rango' Arrested by Rocky Ford Police, Identified by Resident
Join the Rocky Ford Police Department as they apprehend a mischievous Christmas elf named Rango. Watch as they enlist the help of a local resident to identify the elf and ensure he doesn't cause any more holiday havoc. A heartwarming and humorous Christmas tale.