Eric has been a digital content producer at FOX31 Denver and Channel 2 since April 2018. He grew up 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: email@example.com. He’ll tell you where to find the best bagel in Denver!
WRAY, Colo. — One of the firefighters killed in a plane crash in Australia on Thursday was from Colorado, his family confirmed. Ian McBeth, 44, is one of three American firefighters who died when a C-130 Hercules aerial water tanker crashed in the Snowy Monaro area of New South Wales. McBeth graduated from Wray High School in 1994. He still has family there. He moved to Wyoming and then Montana. He most recently lived in Great Falls, Montana. McBeth served […]
LOVELAND, Colo. — A wedding ring missing for 11 years was found during a duct cleaning at a Loveland home. Jill and Geoff Frahm hired a Denver-based company to clean their ducts. One of the company’s employees found the ring while cleaning. Jill says she and her husband knew they had to find the owner. They learned her name was Ann Chantler and that she now lives in Fort Collins. “Turns out, her brother-in-law is part of the Sertoma Club […]
ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. — An Adams County Sheriff’s Office vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian in southwest Adams County Thursday night. According to Adams County Fire, the incident occurred about 7:45 p.m. near West 56th Avenue and Federal Boulevard, which is just south of where Federal meets Interstate 76. Colorado State Patrol said a deputy was responding to a call for service at the time. He was driving in the left lane. The pedestrian entered the roadway heading east and […]
DENVER — A teenage female was killed in Montbello, the Denver Police Department said Thursday afternoon. Her brother has been arrested on investigation of first-degree murder. Shortly before 1 p.m., DPD said it was conducting a death investigation in the 5000 block of Troy Street. Eight minutes later, police said the case was being investigated as a homicide. DPD did not say how the teen was killed. Her name and age have not been released. About 8 p.m., DPD said the […]
ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. — Arapahoe County deputies were involved in a shooting near East Arapahoe Road and South Parker Road Wednesday night. The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office says about 3:19 p.m. Wednesday, a deputy contacted the driver of what appeared to be a stalled truck near Parker and East Fremont Avenue. The truck was reported stolen out of Denver and two suspects were arrested: one on suspicion of auto theft and unrelated warrants, and another on unrelated warrants. Deputies learned […]
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office says a man burglarized a gas station and a bank early Thursday morning by driving his vehicle into the buildings. According to the sheriff’s office, the smash-and-grab burglaries happened near South Kipling Parkway and West Coal Mine Avenue around 3:24 a.m. Public information officer Jenny Fulton said the suspect drove a minivan into the gas station, then drove over to the bank and crashed into it. After that, the PIO says […]
ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. — An Adams County Sheriff’s commander was convicted of causing a crash that killed one woman and injured another near Bennett. On March 28, 2019, John Paul Bitterman was on duty in an unmarked patrol car. He ran a stop sign on East 88th Avenue and Highway 79, crashing into a Nissan Murano. Eira Saenz Sandoval, 85, died in the crash. She was a passenger in the Nissan. Its driver, 58-year-old Maria Del Refugio Corral Saenz, suffered […]
DENVER — A 17-year-old boy died Wednesday evening after being dropped off at an urgent care facility in southwest Denver. The Denver Police Department is investigating the case as a homicide. At 5:25 p.m. Wednesday, DPD said it responded to 1339 S. Federal Blvd. for a reported stabbing. After investigating, police learned a 17-year-old boy was the victim of a shooting in the 2600 block of West Mexico Avenue around 5:13 p.m. DPD said the boy was dropped off at […]
ARVADA, Colo. — A man was shot and killed by at least one Arvada Police Department officer Wednesday night. The shooting occurred near West 56th Avenue and Marshall Street. Authorities said they received a call about a disturbance around 10 p.m. that was related to a domestic situation. Police say they tried to negotiate with 40-year-old Jon Phillip Bryant for some time. According to APD, Bryant was armed with a pipe and was threatening “suicide by cop.” Bryant had also allegedly […]
THORNTON, Colo. — The person or people who killed a man in Thornton on Monday remain at large. The victim’s family is hoping the public can help investigators find those responsible. Matthew Stevenson, 33, was shot and killed at the Park 88 Apartments at 101 E. 88th Ave. around 2 a.m. Monday. “He was just starting his life. He just met somebody, he was planning on having a baby, going to get married,” said Linda Thomas-Ware, Stevenson’s mother. Thomas-Ware says […]
ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. — A black Labrador retriever puppy named Hank is on the mend after he was attacked by another dog Sunday at Cherry Creek State Park. Hank’s owner says they were near the water in the off-leash area when they spotted a dog that had tried to attack several other dogs in the park. “Hank just went up to the dog and sniffed him and the dog just lunged at him and got a hold of his ear,” […]
MOFFAT COUNTY, Colo. — Colorado Parks and Wildlife confirmed Wednesday that a pack of gray wolves is living in the northwest part of the state. CPW says that on Jan. 19, two wildlife officers investigated an animal carcass surrounded by large wolf-like tracks in northwest Moffat County. “While conducting their investigation in the field, wildlife officers were surprised when they heard distinct howls within the area,” CPW said in a statement issued Wednesday. Shortly after the wildlife officers heard the […]