An 18-year-old woman missing since late December who was found dead Saturday in a remote stretch of Mesa County spent much of 2014 in and out of jail on methamphetamine-related charges, deepening ties with a drug subculture and “couch surfing” among friends, according to family and court records reviewed on Monday.
“Now she’s dead and I can’t save her,” Thomas Myers, uncle of 18-year-old Kelly Mae Myers, said on a dreary Monday in Grand Junction.
Responding to low oil and gas prices, WPX Energy on Monday announced an 8 percent workforce reduction that includes 11 jobs in Parachute — although that office was spared a major downsizing occurring at its Denver location.
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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos have placed their franchise tag on star receiver Demaryius Thomas, guaranteeing him roughly $12.8 million next season and buying them more time to work out a long-term deal.
LAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors will not file charges against an 87-year-old Alzheimer's patient accused of killing his roommate at an assisted living facility until they know if he is competent to stand trial.
DENVER (AP) — Heal fast, Anthony Davis. In the meantime, know this: Your teammates are holding things down just fine until you're completely mended.
DENVER (AP) — Tyreke Evans scored 22 points, Dante Cunningham drew a key charge late in the fourth quarter and the New Orleans Pelicans extended their winning streak to five games by holding off the struggling Denver Nuggets 99-92 on Sunday night.
DENVER (AP) — A night off? Devan Dubnyk doesn't need one.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Taser International, the stun-gun maker emerging as a leading supplier of body cameras for police, has cultivated financial ties to police chiefs whose departments have bought the recording devices, raising a host of conflict-of-interest questions.
Then-Fort Worth Police Chief Jeffrey Halstead and Taser International had a close relationship before and after the city signed a contract to purchase body cameras last year. Email communications and travel expense reports obtained by The Associated Press through a state open records request show how Halstead kept the company informed as he lobbied for the contract internally and accepted travel to events paid for by the company in the following months:
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — Citing concerns about the drug to be used in a lethal injection, corrections officials in Georgia postponed the execution of the state's only female death row inmate for the second time in a week.
CHESTER, Ill. (AP) — The former suburban Chicago police officer convicted of killing his third wife and suspected in his fourth spouse's disappearance is returning to court on charges of trying to hire someone to kill the prosecutor who helped put him in state prison.
NEW YORK (AP) — At 656,000 pounds fully loaded and the length of six school buses, the Boeing 777-200ER is hard to miss.