Inside Investigations

Daily Sentinel staff embedded with Mesa County Sheriff's Office investigators from the early hours of the investigation into the Sept. 16 shooting death of 26-year-old Brandon Sanchez of Grand Junction in order to observe and provide readers with a behind-the-scenes look at the way a homicide investigation works. The result was a multiday series examining the people, places and decisions involved in the case.

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jeered like a traitor just a few miles from the high school where he won a state title, Kobe Bryant stewed on the bench as the final minutes of the 2002 All-Star game ticked away. Nearly every fan in Philadelphia had booed the hometown guy whenever he touched the ball.