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Teen Killed After Fall At Colorado National Monument

Search and rescue teams recovered the body of a 16-year-old boy from Grand Junction who fell to his death while hiking with his cousin at the Colorado National Monument.

05/21/2014

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Man Who Shot State Trooper Was Awaiting Attempted Murder Trial

The Colorado State Patrol trooper who was shot in Glenwood Canyon on Thursday is recovering from a second surgery but said to be in good spirits.

05/09/2014

Thomas Ornales (credit: Garfield County Sheriff)

Colorado Trooper Shooter Was Convicted Killer

The man who wounded a Colorado state trooper on Interstate 70 was a convicted killer who was facing trial on attempted murder charges in Mesa County, authorities said Friday.

05/09/2014

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Man Injured In Fire In Fruita

A man has been injured after an early-morning fire engulfed a house and a car in Fruita.

04/23/2014

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Pot Vote In Mesa County Town Passes By 4 In Unofficial Tally

De Beque may become the first municipality in Mesa County to accept retail pot shops sometime in the future.

04/02/2014

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Police: Fruita Teacher Arrested After Asking For Topless Photos From Students

A teacher in Fruita who also coached tennis has been arrested after allegedly asking students to send him nude photos.

01/02/2014

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How Fruita And Moab Became Mountain Bike Meccas

From unlikely blue-collar roots, two of the planet’s premier mountain biking destinations took form.

07/13/2013

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Man ID’d In Shooting Involving Fruita Officers

Coroner’s officials say a man who was killed in a shooting involving Fruita police officers had multiple gunshot wounds.

06/17/2013

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Officers Shoot, Kill Man Who Shot At Them In Fruita

Police in Fruita are investigating a shooting involving an officer that ended with the death of one man.

06/16/2013

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Getaway Guide: One-Tank Trip To Fruita

Fall is the time to get off the beaten path of I-70 and explore what is known as the mountain-biking mecca of Colorado. Only about 4.5 hours west of Denver, Fruita is a little-known treasure of our state.

09/29/2012

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