Eric has been a digital content producer at FOX31 Denver and Channel 2 since April 2018. He was raised in the south metro area and attended Regis Jesuit High School.
After graduating from Regis, Eric moved to Los Angeles, where he attended the University of Southern California. He then spent two years at the CBS affiliate in Anchorage, Alaska before heading back to Colorado.
You’ll find Eric hiking during his weekends in the summer and skiing in the winter. He’s a huge ‘car guy’ and can tell you (almost) anything about any car on the road.
Follow him on Twitter @e_ruble or email him: firstname.lastname@example.org. He’ll tell you where to find the best bagel in Denver!
DENVER — Two people were injured in a bike crash near Confluence Park Tuesday evening. The crash occurred on the Cherry Creek Trail just southeast of the park. The Denver Police Department said two people were transported to a local hospital. Police did not provide further details about the crash. This story will be updated as FOX31 and Channel 2 learn more.
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — A small brush fire forced the evacuation and closure of Waterton Canyon Tuesday afternoon, according to Denver Water. West Metro Fire Rescue said the crews first responded to the fire about 1 p.m. The fire is roughly 3 acres in size. It is located south of Lockheed Martin’s Waterton facility. The area is near the Jefferson-Douglas county line. Around 3:15 p.m., SkyFOX flew over the burn area. Firefighters remained at the scene, but minimal smoke was […]
DENVER — An Arapahoe County woman pleaded guilty Monday to stealing fentanyl meant for patients at Parker Adventist Hospital, where she worked as a nurse. Jessica Sharman, 35, pleaded guilty to tampering with a consumer product in U.S. District Court in Denver. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Colorado, Sharman began working in the intensive care unit at Parker Adventist in January 2018. She had access to fentanyl through an automated narcotic medication dispensing device called […]
LAKEWOOD, Colo. — The Lakewood Police Department has cited a man for disorderly conduct due to his involvement in a fight at a youth baseball game in Lakewood earlier this month. The citation was issued Monday morning. LPD said it had been looking for Lakewood resident Ean Vigil, 29, since he was seen in a video of the fight that occurred on June 15. He was wearing a white shirt and teal shorts at the time. Vigil is the sixth […]
WESTMINSTER, Colo. — About 400 fish were found dead at Westminster’s City Park Pond, according to city officials. Park staff discovered about 200 dead fish while performing maintenance duties Thursday morning. Another 200 were discovered Friday. Westminster officials said the cause of the die-off is currently unknown. However, the company that manages the pond took samples and will conduct testing to try to determine the cause. Approximately 20 percent of the pond’s fish population died. The pond has been stocked […]
DENVER — Officers with the Denver Police Department are conducting a death investigation at Sloan’s Lake Park. About 8 p.m. Thursday, DPD said via Twitter that the investigation was taking place near West 17th Avenue and Tennyson Street, which is on the south side of the park. Police said no other information was available. FOX31 and Channel 2 are working to learn more. This story will be updated as information becomes available.
ARVADA, Colo. — The Arvada Police Department is investigating a suspicious death near the intersection of West 64th Avenue and Ward Road. Police responded to a residential complex at 64th and Welch Court shortly before 10 a.m. Wednesday. A shelter-in-place order was issued to people in the area. It has since been lifted. Police say there is no longer a threat to the public. Police have not yet provided details about the death or whether a suspect is in custody. […]
THORNTON, Colo. — An Adams County Sheriff’s deputy was arrested early Wednesday and faces three charges, including driving under the influence. According to the Thornton Police Department, about 2 a.m., officers were near East 120th Avenue and Fairfax Street when they saw a gray pickup traveling at a high rate of speed. Officers pulled over the driver, who was identified as Adams County Deputy Walter Berlinski. TPD said officers smelled alcohol on Berlinski’s breath. They conducted a roadside DUI test. […]
GREELEY, Colo. –Authorities say one person has died in an accident at an asphalt plant just outside Greeley. The Greeley Tribune reports that firefighters responded about 9 p.m. Tuesday to the accident at the Martin Marietta plant. According to the Weld County Coroner, Victor J. Rodriguez Gutierrez, of Greeley, was working at the facility when large pieces of concrete being removed from a truck fell on his neck and chest. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Weld County Sheriff’s Deputy […]
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man who allegedly shot at officers and was killed when they returned fire Tuesday. The sheriff’s office said at 12 p.m. Tuesday, the Denver Police Department’s fugitive unit and the FBI’s Safe Streets Task Force located Michael Sheridan, 34, at an apartment complex near West Belleview Avenue and South Alkire Street. The area is just east of where Belleview passes under C-470. The Jefferson County Regional SWAT team […]
LAKEWOOD, Colo. — The Lakewood Police Department is hoping the public can help investigators learn more about a fight that broke out at a children’s baseball game. Police said the fight occurred shortly before noon Saturday at Westgate Elementary School. Several injuries were reported, including one seriously. “Coaches and parents, unhappy with a baseball game involving 7-year-olds and a 13-year-old umpire, took over the field and began assaulting each other,” police said on its Facebook page. Video shows parents taking […]
DENVER — The Denver Broncos and the Bowlen family will host a public tribute to late owner Pat Bowlen at Broncos Stadium at Mile High. Bowlen died June 13 at the age of 75. The open house will be held on Tuesday between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. in the United Club Level West Lounge. In a press release, the team said the tribute will be open to all. “The tribute to Mr. Bowlen will include hundreds of pieces of […]