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 — Prosecutors say the woman struck and killed by an RV in Denver on Wednesday was a mother to seven children. Authorities have not yet released the woman’s name. However, on Thursday, her loved ones identified her as 44-year-old Saliha Suleiman. Suleiman’s family was at the court appearance of Roosevelt Cribbs Jr. on Thursday afternoon. Cribbs is being held for investigation of leaving the scene of an accident involving death. About 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, an RV hit Suleiman near […]
DEER TRAIL, Colo. — The westbound lanes of Interstate 70 were closed Thursday afternoon due to a fatal crash involving a semi-truck. Colorado State Patrol says the semi-truck was the only vehicle involved in the crash. Its driver — the semi’s only occupant — was killed. According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, the closure is between mile markers 328 and 322. The eastbound lanes were initially closed as well but have since reopened. Traffic is being detoured in the […]
DENVER — The Denver Police Department said it is investigating a woman’s death in the Uptown neighborhood as a homicide. About 4:50 p.m. Wednesday, officers responded to the 800 block of East 17th Avenue on a report of an unresponsive person. They found a woman who was then pronounced dead at the scene. About noon on Thursday, DPD said that while the cause and manner of the woman’s death remain undetermined, the department is investigating the case as a homicide. […]
DENVER — A Medina Alert was issued for an RV that allegedly struck and killed a pedestrian Wednesday afternoon, the Denver Police Department said. The crash happened shortly before 12:30 p.m. at the intersection of West Jewell Avenue and South Tejon Street in the Ruby Hill area of Denver. The RV was described as a 1985 beige/off-white Winnebago. About 8:35 p.m., DPD said the Medina Alert was canceled because the RV was found near South Lipan Street and West Mississippi […]
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — A procession and funeral for firefighter Ken Jones will be held in the southwest Denver metro area on Friday morning, Summit Fire and EMS said. Jones was killed when he fell from a condominium roof while fighting a fire in Copper Mountain on Saturday. The procession will begin at 9 a.m. Friday at the Horan McConaty funeral home at 3101 S. Wadsworth Boulevard in Lakewood. It will pass by Bear Creek Lake Park and end at […]
FORT LUPTON, Colo. — The man accused of shooting a Fort Lupton police officer earlier this month appeared in court Wednesday. Matthew Cotter, 19, is charged with two counts of criminal attempt to commit first-degree murder. He is also charged with three counts of first-degree assault and one count of attempt to commit first-degree assault. Cotter is accused of shooting Fort Lupton Sgt. Chris Pelton in the face on Dec. 2. The shooting occurred while Pelton and other officers were […]
DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — A dog died Wednesday afternoon after falling through thin ice in Douglas County, South Metro Fire Rescue said. At 4:20 p.m., South Metro said via Twitter that the incident happened near 312 Inverness Way South. Six minutes after entering the water, a South Metro diver found and recovered the dog’s body. Witnesses told South Metro crews that the dog fell through the ice after chasing a goose. “Thankfully no witnesses attempted a rescue, they did the […]
FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Colorado State University has hired a new head football coach. Steve Addazio will be the program’s 23rd head football coach, CSU Director of Athletics Joe Parker announced Wednesday. “I am excited to welcome Steve Addazio as our new head football coach and his wife, Kathy, to Fort Collins and Colorado State University,” Parker said in a press release. “Throughout his career, Coach Addazio has been committed to the holistic development of student-athletes and of the programs […]
DENVER — The Fort Lupton officer wounded in a shooting last week is out of the intensive care unit and has begun mobility therapy, the Fort Lupton Police Department said Friday night. Sgt. Chris Pelton has been recovering in a Denver-area hospital since Dec. 2, when he was shot in the face outside a home in the 200 block of Ponderosa Place in Fort Lupton. The shooting occurred while Pelton and other officers were responding to a call about a man […]
SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo. — A Summit Fire and EMS firefighter fell to his death early Saturday morning while fighting a fire at a condominium in Copper Mountain. The accident occurred about 2 a.m. at the Bridge End condominium at 860 Copper Rd. Summit Fire and EMS said Ken Jones, 46, was battling a fire from the roof of the five-story condo when he fell. Jones was a 20-year veteran of the fire department. He had climbed to the roof to […]
LAKEWOOD, Colo. — A man has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder (after deliberation) following a fatal shooting at a 7-Eleven in Lakewood last month. Israel Becerril-Rodiguez, 25, is accused of shooting 28-year-old Jesus Arambule Terrones outside the 7-Eleven at 1107 S. Sheridan Blvd. on Nov. 3. Terrones was pronounced dead at the scene. “According to the arrest affidavit, there were witness statements that Becerril-Rodriguez was acquainted with the victim and that he, Becerril-Rodriguez, was involved with Terrones’s ex-wife,” […]
ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. — A metro-area man was sentenced to 48 years in prison for beating his caregiver to death and sharing the video of the killing on social media, the 18th Judicial District Attorney’s Office said. In August, 22-year-old Brad Baker pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree murder for the death of Harsono Harsono. He also pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated robbery. As part of the plea deal, other charges against him were dismissed. On June […]