Violent crime rose modestly in Grand Junction in 2014, while records showed a five-year high for traffic accidents in the city, according to the Grand Junction Police Department’s annual report on crime released this week.
Spurred largely by a jump in reported rape, 212 instances of violent crime were reported to police last year, a 12 percent increase in violent crime reports from 2013.
Delta County Sheriff Fred McKee along with five other sheriffs from across Colorado entered into a civil lawsuit Thursday, maintaining the state’s marijuana laws keep them from abiding by federal law.
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DENVER — Democrats and Republicans in the Colorado Legislature joined in a … more
Buddy, the creation of a Grand Junction robotics team, will compete in June in a … more
Mesa County commissioners have asked a private air charter company to change its … more
Knives reported at school … more
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Mesa County commissioners have asked a private air charter company to change its Grand … more
Knives reported at school … more
Violent crime rose modestly in Grand Junction in 2014, while records showed a five-year high for … more
Delta County Sheriff Fred McKee along with five other sheriffs from across Colorado entered into a … more
■ Edwin R. Behrendsen, 86, Grand Junction, died March 1, 2015, at HopeWest Care Center. … more
Mesa County will consider improvements for roads leading to Glade Park following completion of a … more
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In his Feb. 20 column, Josh Penry brings up the awful memory of the Holocaust as a justification … more
There have been two instances in the last week when the issue of anonymity has been the subject of … more
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Friday has come and gone and John Casey, climate change denier, spoke at last week’s Energy … more
It looks like Dan Thurlow and Ray Scott’s attempt to reduce clean energy requirements of … more
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Four errors and lackluster offense hurt the Central High School baseball team Thursday. … more
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Horizon 10, Central 7 … more
Palisade 7, Delta 0 … more
AURORA — The Grand Junction High School boys basketball team knew it faced an uphill battle … more
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Kristen Yeon-Ji Yun, a cellist and assistant music professor at Colorado Mesa University, is set … more
Grand Junction bands Jack+Jill and Tight Thump are migrating to Austin, Texas, and those familiar … more
Musician releases CD with concert … more
Do you like going to the movies, yelling nonsense at the on-screen actors and trashing theaters … more
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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — If the Denver Broncos' 2015 season goes the way he hopes, Peyton Manning will earn back every penny of the $4 million pay cut he took Thursday.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — With jury selection moving faster than expected, a judge on Thursday set two possible dates in April for opening statements in the Colorado theater shooting case.
DENVER (AP) — Ten sheriffs from three different states sued Colorado Thursday for decriminalizing marijuana — joining a handful of recent legal challenges urging courts to strike down the state's legalization of recreational pot.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — An honor guard and police cars with flashing lights on Thursday accompanied the remains of an Army corporal who died while a prisoner of war in North Korea. His coffin was returned to Colorado 65 years after he disappeared.
DENVER (AP) — From her kitchen window, Paula Burger can see children playing in the snow. On days like this, she thinks of the harsh winters when she, her little brother, her father and other Jews were hiding from the Nazis in the wilderness.
GALENA, Ill. (AP) — The rail cars that split open and burst into flames during a western Illinois oil train derailment this week were retrofitted with protective shields to meet a higher safety standard than federal law requires, railroad officials said.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said the type of racial discrimination found in Ferguson, Missouri, is not unique to that police department, and he cast law enforcement reform as a chief struggle for today's civil rights movement.
NEW YORK (AP) — The rough landing of a Delta jetliner at LaGuardia Airport in a driving snowstorm just minutes after the runway had been plowed has raised questions about when airports should close runways due to snow or ice.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A burst of hiring in February underscored the resilience and confidence of U.S. businesses, which are adding workers at the fastest pace in 17 years. Yet the strong job gains did little to raise wages last month.
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A crime lab scientist testifying in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has testified that his DNA matched DNA found on a cigarette butt at the crime scene.