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Woman not ‘deprived’ in jail stay; judge tosses lawsuit

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A federal judge in Denver has thrown out a lawsuit filed by a Rifle woman who claimed her constitutional rights were violated during a weekend stay in the Garfield County Jail three years ago. Shelley Carani was arrested by Rifle police in ...

Palisade nets $7.8 million for sewer plant

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Palisade will receive $7.8 million in federal stimulus funding to replace its sewer treatment plant, a significant boost for a town that’s under federal pressure to comply with stricter environmental standards. Palisade was awarded a $4 ...


Hickenlooper chooses Garcia for running mate

By Charles Ashby

The Democratic candidate for Colorado governor tapped the president of Colorado State University-Pueblo as his running mate Thursday. Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper chose Joe Garcia as his lieutenant governor running mate, saying his ...

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Ex-officer not guilty in sex assault of girl

By Paul Shockley

A Mesa County jury needed less than two hours of deliberation Thursday before returning not-guilty verdicts in the trial of a former police officer accused of sexually assaulting a young girl. Wade Daniel Langer, 37, turned and hugged family ...

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Foreclosure filings, sales, scams all rise

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Reports of businesses trying to scam people who are in the foreclosure process have become more common in Mesa County as foreclosure filings and sales have increased. A report released Thursday by the Colorado Division of Housing shows ...

Udall to seek cash to deal with trees killed in beetle onslaught

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With as many as 100,000 lodgepole and other pine trees due to begin falling daily in Colorado forests in coming years, U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., will seek as much as $50 million this year to deal with beetle-killed timber, he said. One ...

Police blotter, Aug. 5, 2010

By Staff

Man arrested after chase A Grand Junction man was arrested early Thursday morning after a witness allegedly caught him trying to break into a vehicle. Shaun Kenneth O’Byrne, 23, 2872 Orchard Ave., was jailed on suspicion of possession ...

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Flash flood near Montrose

By William Woody

A flash flood ripped through the area of Tappan Caynon off of Dave Wood Road near Montrose Wednesday afternoon sending debris and personal property downstream.  ...

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Pot users fear vote

By Amy Hamilton

Grand Junction City Council members got an earful during a hearing Wednesday night as numerous medical marijuana patients touted the pain-relieving benefits of the drug and pleaded with city leaders not to ask voters to ban shops that sell ...

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Man admits role in sexual assaults on teenage boy

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction man faces a possible life sentence in prison after admitting his role in repeated sexual assaults against a teenage boy. Ricky Edward Lyle, 49, pleaded guilty Wednesday to separate counts of sexual assault on a child by a ...

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