The woman accused in the dragging death of a local tow truck driver told the judge that she will not take the stand in her own defense. However, defense attorneys for Detra Farries did question the detectives who interviewed her and played audio and video records of those interrogations for... more »
Attorneys in the Detra Farries case sorted through a series of last minute motions each aimed at putting their side in a better position as the case heads to trial later this week. Farries is charged with 11 counts including aggravated manslaughter for the dragging death of tow truck driver... more »
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) - Commerce City police say a tow truck operator was killed after being pinned underneath a semitrailer he had towed.
Police say the operator for Joe's Towing and Recovery Service was unloading the semitrailer from his wrecker Friday when it rolled off of support blocks... more »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Attorneys for a woman accused of dragging a tow-truck driver to his death in Colorado want the trial moved because they say media coverage of the case will make it nearly impossible to find impartial jurors in the county where the death occurred. Detra Farries... more »
Governor John Hickenlooper pens into law the "Allen Rose Tow Truck Safety Act" on the UCCS campus Tuesday afternoon.
Rose was a Colorado Springs tow truck driver who died in February, dragged to death while trying to tow away an SUV from an apartment complex. His widow, Renee, receives... more »
The death of Colorado Springs tow truck driver Allen Rose is hitting home for those in the industry.
David S. owns a repo business in Colorado Springs. He says ever since Rose's death, his employees say it has been hard to do their jobs.
"The guys are still... more »
Charges have been filed in the dragging death of a Colorado Springs tow truck driver. 32-year old Detra Farries is behind bars tonight on a manslaughter charge. Farries was charged Friday night.
She's accused of dragging 35-year old Allen Rose for a mile, on Wednesday. Rose was trying to... more »
Fort Worth tow truck driver Nick Lyons has found a lot of items in repossessed cars - drugs, weapons, cell phones - but nothing quite like this.
"It was just a box with a lady's name and the date of death," Lyons said. "And it had ashes in it,... more »