Joseph Carlone is keenly aware what the words “law enforcement” mean to some people.
“Nobody calls law enforcement when they’re having a birthday party,” he said.
But Tuesday, law enforcement agencies from multiple states celebrated the Special Olympics in Grand Junction. Police cars from the Grand Junction Police Department, Colorado State Patrol, Los Angeles Police Department and Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department accompanied the Flame of Hope — the Special Olympics version of the Olympic torch — with lights flashing and sirens blaring. The Flame of Hope traveled from Palisade, onto Orchard Mesa, and down into Grand Junction before creeping along 12th Street to Lincoln Park.
A Parachute couple wanted following their infant daughter’s murder gave away their location in Minnesota this week when they used a federal food-assistance card at a gas station.
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Children were in the courtyard preparing for another day of art camp. Volunteers … more
Get a unique view of the west while on horseback.
Former CMU pitcher enjoying his time with GJ Rockies.
New book marks best hikes in Moab and Arches National Park.
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Women’s Cast and Blast, GJ Rockies hit the bases, Rim Rock mutton busting.
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My marriage still intact and unthreatened. Check. … more
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DENVER (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul courted donors from the new marijuana industry Tuesday, making the Kentucky senator the first major-party presidential candidate to publicly seek support from the legal weed business.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Defense attorneys trying to convince jurors that Colorado theater shooter James Holmes was insane focused Tuesday on a familiar image of him looking dazed and sullen with a shock of fiery orange hair.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Colorado theater shooter James Holmes told a psychiatrist who treated him months after the attack that he was in jail because "I took the blood that wasn't mine to take, and it was unfair, and I was selfish."
GEORGETOWN, Colo. (AP) — Lightning struck near the top of a more than 14,000-foot mountain popular with hikers, sending three people to hospitals and killing a dog, Colorado authorities said.
DENVER (AP) — A school voucher program in suburban Denver violates the state constitution because it provides funding for students to attend religious schools, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled Monday.
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Gay couples can petition, protest and even sue — but that won't change Probate Judge Wes Allen's mind: He is not issuing them marriage licenses, despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that marriage is a constitutional right equally held by all Americans.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Twenty years after the Ku Klux Klan burned it down, a South Carolina black church, north of Charleston, has caught fire again and authorities were trying to determine why.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a hotly contested California bill to impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country in the wake of an outbreak of measles at Disneyland late last year.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — They boost their teams from the sidelines and promote them by appearing in calendars and at fan events, but some sports cheerleaders say they are still not considered team employees and are paid what amounts to less than minimum wage.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Exotic dancers hired as admissions counselors. Recruiters told to seek out "impatient" individuals who have "few people in their lives who care about them." Military personnel still recovering from brain damage told to sign on the dotted line.