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: firstname.lastname@example.org. He’ll tell you where to find the best bagel in Denver!
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 […]
ARVADA, Colo. — Four juveniles stole a vehicle and led police on a pursuit Tuesday afternoon, according to the Arvada Police Department. About 3:45 p.m., APD said the the pursuit started at West 60th Avenue and Olde Wadsworth Boulevard. The suspects were armed, police said. The pursuit ended at West 53rd Avenue and Wadsworth Boulevard in a shopping center parking lot. The vehicle was on but unattended when it was stolen, according to police. Three of the four suspects are […]
DENVER — The Denver Police Department is looking for a man accused of assaulting an employee and stealing items from the Denver Art Museum earlier this month. According to DPD, the alleged assault and theft occurred about 10:30 a.m. on Jan. 9. The suspect left the area on foot. The museum says the incident occurred in the museum shop. Pepper spray was discharged but it did not enter the HVAC system. “A visitor in the main shop was approached by […]
AVON, Colo. — The Eagle County Coroner’s Office has identified a man found dead in Avon as Cole Michael Greenfield. Shortly before 10 p.m. Monday, the town of Avon said Avon police, Vail Mountain Rescue and other agencies were looking for Greenfield. He was last seen about 9:45 p.m. Friday leaving Loaded Joe’s in Avon. About 1:15 a.m. Tuesday, Avon police said searchers had located a deceased male — later identified as Greenfield — in the snow between Highway 6 […]
DENVER — Denver City Councilman Chris Herndon has proposed ending the city’s decades-long pit bull ownership ban and replacing it with a licensing system. Under a law enacted in August 1989, pit bulls are banned in the city and county of Denver. Herndon’s proposal would require pit bull owners to obtain a “breed-restricted license.” Applicants would provide the city with their address, two emergency contacts, a description of the pit bull, an annual fee, and proof the dog was microchipped […]
DENVER — A pedestrian was seriously injured in a hit-and-run crash in the Five Points neighborhood Wednesday evening, according to the Denver Police Department. The crash occurred about 6:52 p.m. Wednesday where Broadway intersects with 22nd and Curtis streets. DPD is looking for a black 2003 GMC Yukon with Colorado “Respect Life” license plates 039-ZJC. However, police say the SUV may now have different, stolen plates. The Yukon has dark-tinted windows and stickers on the rear window. Anyone who sees […]
DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has identified the 17-year-old girl killed in a suspected murder-suicide Tuesday as Mya Pena. Authorities believe 18-year-old Samuel Hoffman, of Centennial, killed Pena Tuesday afternoon near her school, Mile High Academy in Highlands Ranch. About 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, Hoffman killed himself as law enforcement approached his car in El Paso County, according to police. Pena’s body was found in the vehicle. The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, the Douglas County Sheriff’s […]
SILVERTHORNE, Colo. — Simon Beck carefully plots his course before shuffling through a windswept snowfield high in the Rocky Mountains. Using a compass, snowshoes and his background as a cartographer and competitive orienteer, the 61-year-old British artist and a handful of volunteers recently tromped across Dillon Reservoir to create a massive, geometrical design on a fresh canvas of snow. The result after more than a dozen hours of labor in freezing weather and under an unrelenting sun was a spectacular […]
DENVER — Swansea Elementary School in the Elyria-Swansea neighborhood will be closed until at least Friday following a fire, Denver Public Schools said Wednesday. DPS spokesperson Will Jones says about 3:30 a.m. Wednesday, an Xcel Energy transformer failed. When it was repaired and reconnected, there was a spike in electricity that caused a complete power outage and the fire. No one was injured in the fire. However, it caused significant damage to ceilings, carpeting and the school’s kitchen. Some of […]
DENVER — A man has been arrested and charged with attempted first-degree murder for allegedly stabbing a metro-area judge last summer. Jose Armenta-Vazquez, 38, was arrested in Denver. The attempted murder charge against Armenta-Vazquez was filed Wednesday alongside counts for assault and burglary. Magistrate David Blackett was stabbed near East 12th Avenue and North Dexter Street on Aug. 17, 2019 when he interrupted a burglary at his home. Blackett is a judge with the 17th Judicial District, which covers Adams […]
LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. — A woman has filed a petition and affidavit for an extreme risk protection order (ERPO) against the Colorado State University police officer who fatally shot her son in 2017. The paperwork was filed Jan. 9. A judge will hear the case Thursday. To file an ERPO, someone must meet certain conditions, such as living with or be related to the gun owner. In the ERPO, under penalty of perjury, Susan Holmes claims she has a child […]