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Convicted murderer getting new trial because no blacks on jury

A convicted murderer in a pair of horrific crimes form the 1980s has now been granted the righto a new trial for the reason that none of his jurors were African-American.   The San Francisco Chronicle reported how Steven Crittenden … Continue reading

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Weld DA tells how cancer helped his family draw closer to God, each other

In an exclusive interview with the Northern Colorado Gazette, Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck explains how his recent bout with cancer and what he terms a miracle in being cured of the disease.   I think it helped my … Continue reading

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Greeley man gets 16 years for sexual assault on a child

GREELEY – Today in Weld County District Court, Samuel Sanchez-Brito ) was sentenced to 16 years to life in the Department of Corrections for the repeated sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl.   On Sept. 6, Sanchez-Brito was convicted by … Continue reading

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Brett Reese’s letter to George and Kimberlee Tiba

Editor’s note: The Gazette has obtained a copy of Brett Reese’s letter which is identical to the 3rd e-mail where he is alleged to have threatened the Tiba’s. The letter was written after George Tiba allegedly threatened Reese with physical … Continue reading

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Holmes gets 51 years for kidnapping, assaulting wife

By Jack Minor A Greeley man convicted of assaulting his wife and threatening to kill her in 2009 received a sentence of 51 years in prison. The conviction followed a week long trial which combined two different cases both stemming … Continue reading

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DA will not press charges in Greeley mall incident

By Jack Minor The Weld County District Attorney’s Office decided today that charges will not be filed against 30 year old Peter Lain of Evans related to the crash that occurred at the Greeley Mall on July 10, 2010. Lain … Continue reading

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NORTON HITTING BELOW THE BELT FORMER ATF AGENT ON GOLYANSKY CASE SAYS BUCK WAS RIGHT

By Jim Frazier An ATF agent, who worked on the Golyansky case back in 1998, said that claims made by U.S. Senate candidate Jane Norton against Weld DA Ken Buck are “hitting below the belt.” “Ken Buck did the right … Continue reading

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U Visa denials by DA’s office for cases over 10 years old

By Jack Minor Recently, the Weld District Attorney’s office and District Attorney Ken Buck have come under fire from the Greeley Tribune for exercising discretion in the granting of U Visas.  The Victims of Trafficking and Violence Prevention Act of … Continue reading

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Evans Senior Center

by Betty Grauberger Join us for “Scrappin for Tappin”, the 1st annual costume fundraiser for Syncopation Station on July 24th at 8:30 a.m.  Beginning Scrapbook class will be at 9am.  Vendors such as Crop-a-Latte, Creative Memories, Andy’s Massage and more.  … Continue reading

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Evans Senior Center

Those fun loving Oylers are headed out again on the 15th of July to the Macaroni Grill in Ft. Collins….If you want to dine with Dennis and Donna, you should plan on signing up quickly…..limited to the first 30 folks…..$10.00 … Continue reading

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38 people in custody after a two year large scale investigation involving Greeley gang members

By Vanessa Dominguez Tuesday afternoon the Greeley Police Department announced the successful completion of a two year long investigation and subsequent arrests of violent gang members and their associates with ties to a massive drug operation in Mexico. The investigation … Continue reading

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Dismal weather did not prevent DA volunteers from updating safehouse room

By Jack Minor Despite chilly temperatures and constant rain, the spirits of seven Weld County District Attorney’s Office employees were not dampened on Saturday when they arrived at A Woman’s Place to update a room. A Woman’s Place serves victims … Continue reading

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DA’s office helps women dress for success

By Jack Minor During the month of May the Weld County District Attorney’s office helped gather clothing for a local charity that provides professional clothing to women entering the workforce. The office conducted a clothing drive which resulted in over … Continue reading

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