The Colorado Bureau of Investigation is helping investigate two fatalities reported near Hotchkiss early Sunday morning.
Grand Junction police said today that a man died from a gunshot wound to the chest overnight, and Colorado Mesa University has posted a news release to their website that says the victim was a member of the football team.
A jury in Garfield County on Friday acquitted a Silt man of felony vehicular homicide in connection with a 2017 Silt traffic accident that killed two motorcyclists, but convicted him of two counts of misdemeanor careless driving resulting in death.
The White River National Forest has taken the unusual step of imposing fire restrictions heading into fall, while authorities in Mesa County are holding off on any such measures for now but urging people to be careful when it comes to activities that could start a wildfire.
A two-car accident along Interstate 70 just west of the Palisade exit this evening caused a partial shutdown of the highway and sent occupants of both vehicles to the hospital with injuries.
On a 2-1 vote, the Mesa County commissioners approved a conditional-use permit today to allow the installation of a 13-acre solar array that will have about 6,300 solar modules.
The man who died Thursday when his pickup truck left the roadway at the end of 19 Road and ended up on its top in a nearby canal was a 66-year-old Palisade resident with a significant medical history.
A 27-year-old sex offender was arrested in Kansas nearly 600 miles from where he allegedly kidnapped a 15-year-old boy Thursday afternoon from a Grand Junction hotel, according to police.
Federal fire officials said today that a mix of factors have contributed to increased activity of the Bull Draw Fire, burning for the last month northwest of Nucla.
One person was found dead inside of a pickup truck that was discovered today on its top in a canal along 19 Road in Fruita, according to the Colorado State Patrol.
A man whose body was discovered in a third-story bathroom at a Colorado Mesa University hall Tuesday has been identified as a 36-year-old man who had only been in the Mesa County area for a few months.
A judge this afternoon ordered a Grand Junction man held on a $500,000 cash-only bond in connection with the fatal beating of his 2-month-old son last month.
Much of west-central and northwest Colorado and eastern Utah are under red flag warnings today and Thursday, as higher-than-normal temperatures, continued dryness and wind are creating conditions ripe for wildfire.
Mesa County Search and Rescue searched a rugged section of the Uncompahgre Plateau today for a woman who got separated from her hunting group Tuesday night.
Montrose police shot a man who brandished a gun and threatened staff at a Montrose hotel early this morning after an hourslong stand-off with police, according to a city spokesman.
A Grand Junction man accused of killing his 2-month-old son in late August has been arrested on suspicion of several felony charges, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office.