The affidavit that led to an FBI raid and sent Grand Junction Regional Airport into a tailspin — apparently without basis, having resulted in no arrests — paints a picture of an airport run by a domineering manager bent on rewarding allies, and himself, while punishing detractors and deflecting blame for decisions to the Federal Aviation Administration.
Yet the only factual conclusion yielded by a 21-month investigation that relied heavily on unidentified sources is this: Charges that top-level executives in the aviation, banking, construction and manufacturing industries in Mesa County committed numerous federal crimes over several years proved baseless.
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DENVER (AP) — A Denver jury's refusal to give the death penalty to a man who stabbed five people to death in a bar, coming on the heels of theater shooter James Holmes' life sentence, has many wondering whether the ultimate penalty will ever again be applied in Colorado.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado theater shooter James Holmes is being assessed at a Denver facility to determine where he should begin serving his lifelong prison sentence.
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The driver in a fatal rollover crash in Boulder Canyon earlier this month has been accused of intentionally crashing the car and charged with murder after a passenger told authorities the driver said he killed one passenger on purpose and was trying to kill another.
DENVER (AP) — A man convicted of stabbing five people to death at a Denver bar and setting the business on fire will not be executed and instead will serve a lifelong prison sentence, a jury decided Thursday.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The long-term benefit of getting Peyton Manning so much rest this summer is that he should be fresher in December.
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The chamber of commerce official who was answering questions about her community on live TV when gunfire erupted said she never saw the gunman walk up to the group.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With prayer and the somber ringing of church bells and the uplifting sounds of brass bands and music, residents across Mississippi and Louisiana Saturday will pay homage to those who died in Hurricane Katrina, thank those who came to rebuild and celebrate how far the region has come from that devastating day when the hurricane struck.
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Living alone in a world of perceived slights, Vester Lee Flanagan II festered and fumed. His hair-trigger temper directed at a random collection of people he encountered never seemed to stray into the type of violent behavior that would have put him on the radar of police or mental health professionals.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A graduate of an exclusive New England prep school was cleared of rape but convicted Friday of lesser sex offenses against a 15-year-old freshman girl in a case that exposed a tradition in which seniors competed to see how many younger students they could have sex with.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tropical Storm Erika may be getting weaker, but Florida officials still want residents to be prepared.