A Fort Carson soldier has been awarded the Meritorious Service Medal for preventing a buddy's suicide in Iraq.
The Army says Spc. Albert Godding removed the firing pin from his buddy's rifle after noting he was feeling down because his wife was leaving him and he had several months... more »
A Grand Junction man accused of dragging a stolen dog to its death in Colorado National Monument has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of aggravated animal cruelty.
Steven Romero entered the plea in U.S. District Court in Denver Thursday. He faces up to three years in prison, or... more »
A man accused of dragging a stolen dog to its death in Colorado National Monument says he intends to plead guilty.
An attorney for Steven Romero told a judge Thursday that Romero will plead guilty to aggravated animal cruelty. Prosecutors have not said whether they have reached a plea... more »
Buddy, a German shepherd mix, has two Facebook pages created in his honor, and the outpouring of support for this dog has taken off online.
Buddy was found dead December 30 at Colorado National Monument on the Western Slope. He was dragged to death. Steven Romero is accused of... more »
A brother and a sister have been indicted on federal charges stemming from a dog that was dragged to death at Colorado National Monument.
Steven Romero faces one count of aggravated animal cruelty, a felony punishable by up to three years in prison.
His sister, Melissa Lockhart, faces... more »
More than 100,000 people have signed an online petition calling for harsh punishment for a man accused of dragging a dog to death.
Gary Sherman, the creator of a Facebook page called "Demand Justice for Buddy", says 212,000 people across the United States and 111 other countries with... more »
A second arrest has been made in the case of a Blue Heeler/German Shepherd mix dragged to his death last week in Colorado National Monument near Grand Junction.
32-year old Melissa Lockhart of Fruita is accused of stealing the dog, named "Buddy", and another dog from a pickup truck... more »