Breaking News: Wednesday, October 26, 2016

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GJ man killed in pipeline accident

By Staff

A Grand Junction man died Tuesday when a series of pipes fell on him at a construction site near Rifle, authorities said. The Garfield County Coroner’s Office said Wednesday 30-year-old Juan Manuel Tapia Tequida died of blunt force trauma to the head and ruled his death an accident. Tapia Tequida also went by the name Efrain Cortez. Coroner’s Office investigators were called to the construction site along Grass Mesa Road on Tuesday for a death investigation and found workers ...

Court battle ends between divorced parents of deceased boy

By The AP

DURANGO — A legal battle between the divorced parents of a deceased 13-year-old boy has ended with a Colorado court dismissing the second of two lawsuits they filed against each other. The Durango Herald reports a judge on Tuesday dismissed a countersuit that Mark Redwine had filed against Elaine Hall. Hall’s lawsuit against Redwine was dismissed last December. Their son, Dylan Redwine, disappeared in November 2012 in southwestern Colorado. Some of his remains were found in ...

DeMarcus Ware reports home burglary during Monday night game

By The AP

DENVER — Police are investigating a burglary at the home of Denver Broncos outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware that occurred while he was at Monday night’s football game with the Houston Texans. Denver police spokesman Doug Schepman said the break-in was reported early Tuesday. A police report said the men came through the front door but does not disclose what items were taken. A person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press that Ware’s Super Bowl 50 ring ...

Lawsuit challenges Denver’s sweeps of the homeless

By The AP

DENVER — When Jerry Burton’s sleeping bag and tent were removed by city workers from his campsite near a rapidly developing area close to downtown Denver, he was able to start over again with backup gear he keeps hidden for emergencies — whether his or someone else’s. Now he’s one of nine homeless people suing in federal court to try to stop the city’s sweeps of homeless encampments and, as he sees it, restore the dignity and respect of people who ...

Fan dies after falling while leaving Broncos football game

By The AP

DENVER — Authorities say a fan has died after falling 60 feet at the Denver Broncos’ stadium after a game on Monday night. Stadium Management Co., which operates Sports Authority Field at Mile High, said the fan fell over a railing. The medical examiner’s office said Tuesday the man was transported to a hospital and pronounced dead. He was identified as 36-year-old Jason Coy. Denver police say he was sitting on a railing when he fell. Witnesses and emergency responders ...

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