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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DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets have fired coach Brian Shaw after 1½ seasons.
DENVER (AP) — Winter Park Resort and Amtrak are adding a second ski train trip after the first one sold out in 10 hours.
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.
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Federal agents searched more than a dozen homes Tuesday in a crackdown on so-called maternity tourism operators who arrange for pregnant Chinese women to give birth in the U.S., where their babies automatically become American citizens.
BOSTON (AP) — After two months of jury selection, a panel of 12 jurors and six alternates was seated Tuesday for the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
CHESTER, Ill. (AP) — Drew Peterson, a former suburban Chicago police officer convicted of killing his third wife and suspected in his fourth wife's disappearance, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to trying to hire someone to kill the prosecutor who helped put him in prison.
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — Before they ultimately postponed an execution at the eleventh hour, Georgia officials were indecisive about whether they should proceed with a cloudy injection drug, according to a court filing.
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.