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: email@example.com. He’ll tell you where to find the best bagel in Denver!
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A Colorado Springs man had to have his legs amputated below the knee after he suffered extreme frostbite while climbing a 14,232-foot peak. Nick Noland reached the summit of Mount Shavano near Salida on Tuesday and began climbing down. While descending the 14er, Noland — an experienced climber — mistakenly went off the main trail. “My feet had started to go numb. I loosened up the laces on my shoes to free circulation and I didn’t […]
GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. — The Federal Bureau of Investigation is seeking the public’s help identifying and locating three people accused of robbing an armored vehicle in the Denver Tech Center area of Greenwood Village. On Thursday, the FBI Denver field office said the incident occurred about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Bank of Colorado at 5201 S. Yosemite St. The suspects — three males — robbed a Brinks armored vehicle at gunpoint, according to the FBI. Surveillance videos show the […]
DENVER — Altitude TV has reached a multi-year deal with DirecTV. The companies announced the agreement Thursday night. Altitude had been in a virtual blackout since August, when its contracts with DirecTV, Comcast and DISH Network expired. The three cable and satellite companies are the “Big Three” providers of television programming in the Denver metro area. Altitude is owned by Kroenke Sports and Entertainment, the same company that owns the Denver Nuggets and Colorado Avalanche. In addition to airing the […]
NORTHGLENN, Colo. — One person was killed and two others were seriously injured in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 25 in Northglenn early Thursday. According to the Northglenn Police Department, the crash occurred about 12 a.m. near I-25 and East 120th Avenue. Responding officers were told a vehicle was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of the interstate when it struck a full-size pickup and then crashed into another vehicle. The driver of the vehicle going the wrong way was […]
DENVER — A man was injured in a shooting in the Cole neighborhood Wednesday night, according to the Denver Police Department. Police say the shooting occurred in the 1400 block of East 36th Avenue. The man was taken to a hospital with injuries that are not life-threatening. DPD says the shooting remains under investigation. No suspect is in custody. Authorities have not yet provided further details about the incident.
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — U.S. Highway 6 was closed in Clear Creek Canyon due to a fatal crash Tuesday night. According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department, the crash occurred about 7:45 p.m. near mile marker 261 of the highway. The Colorado State Patrol is handling the investigation. CSP said one person was killed. A 2001 Acura SUV was found upside-down in the water. The person who died has not yet been identified. It is unknown whether other people were […]
DENVER — Altitude TV will broadcast Denver Nuggets and Colorado Avalanche games at a number of Denver-area bars through Nov. 2, the company announced Tuesday. The time frame includes two Nuggets games and three Avalanche games. The decision comes amid an ongoing dispute between Altitude and Comcast, DirecTV and DISH Network — the “Big Three” providers of television programming in the Denver metro area. Altitude has been in a virtual blackout since August, when its contract expired with the cable […]
AURORA, Colo. — A man is in custody after allegedly kidnapping a woman in Aurora early Monday morning. According to the Aurora Police Department, about 2:30 a.m., a woman went outside to warm up her car in the 15000 block of East 13th Place. She was reportedly approached by a male with a weapon who forced her back into her vehicle. “Details of where they drove to and what occurred while she was being held against her will are still […]
DENVER — The Colorado Department of Transportation is urging drivers to leave work early Tuesday if they can. Monday night, CDOT issued a warning about the impending storm that is expected to arrive Tuesday and last into midday Wednesday. Record-breaking cold temperatures and significant accumulation is expected in many areas. The National Weather Service has the entire Denver metro area under a winter storm warning from Tuesday morning to Wednesday evening. Both Tuesday and Wednesday are Pinpoint Weather Alert Days. […]
AURORA, Colo. — A man has been arrested and charged following a hit-and-run crash that left one person dead and another seriously injured in Aurora on Sunday. Cameron Smith, 26, is charged with driving under the influence and leaving the scene of an accident involving death, according to the Aurora Police Department. APD says Smith may face more charges in the future. Police say the crash happened about 1:20 a.m. Sunday when Smith was driving a Ford SUV and was […]
DENVER — A Southwest Airlines flight attendant has filed a lawsuit alleging two pilots streamed video from a camera hidden in a lavatory, according to KTVT. The alleged incident occurred in February 2017. The flight attendant, Renee Steinaker, said she was working on a flight from Phoenix to Pittsburgh when she went into the cockpit and saw an iPad mounted on the windshield. The iPad was displaying a live video being streamed from one of the on-board lavatories, according to […]
DENVER — A Denver family has been reunited with its dog who was inside of its SUV when it was stolen. On Saturday, Patty Meronk confirmed her dog Lily is home safe after the family received an anonymous tip. Lily, a 1-year-old Brittany, was inside the Meronks’ 2008 black Honda CR-V when it was stolen in downtown Denver on Monday. The family offered a $1,000 reward and contacted the FOX31 Problem Solvers in an effort to spread the word and […]