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2 Killed After Gyroplane Crashes Into Colorado River Near Loma

Two people aboard a helicopter-like aircraft were killed when it crashed into a river in western Colorado, but no one on the ground was injured, authorities said Sunday.

10/05/2014

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2 Aboard Copter That Crashed Into Colorado River

The Daily Sentinel in Grand Junction reports that authorities say at least two people were aboard a helicopter that crashed about 6:10 p.m. Saturday into the Colorado River near Loma.

10/04/2014

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Rains Push Home Off Foundation In De Beque

A flash flood watch in parts of western Colorado has been cancelled for now, a day after heavy rain flooded homes in De Beque and streets around Mesa County.

08/05/2014

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Mesa County Grapples With High Suicide Rate

Police knew about the suicidal tendencies of nearly a third of the people who killed themselves in Mesa County in the first half of last year.

04/10/2014

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Colorado Track, Casinos Debate Gambling Measures

Colorado voters this fall may see competing proposals on gambling, one by a horse racing track that wants to expand into slot machines, another by a casino industry worried by the track’s proposal.

04/07/2014

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Grand Junction Rethinks Panhandling Law

City councilors have unanimously approved changes to their panhandling ordinance after a legal challenge.

04/03/2014

Robert Dewey was wrongly convicted and served 18 years in prison before being released. (credit: CBS)

Wrongly Convicted Colorado Man Could Get $1.2M

A Mesa County man who inspired a new law compensating the wrongly convicted is nearing a monetary settlement with the state.

08/04/2013

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Feds Reach Deal With Colorado Man Accused Of Obama Threat

Federal prosecutors have reached a plea agreement with a former Colorado Mesa University student accused of threatening President Barack Obama last fall.

08/04/2013

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