Mesa County

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Coroner: Western Slope Storage-Facility Fire That Killed 2 Was Accident

A fire that killed two people at a Grand Junction storage facility was an accident, authorities said Monday as they continued to investigate whether the victims had been living inside one of the units.

02/23/2015

A shack exploding during the demonstration  (credit: CBS)

Colorado Lawmaker, Drug Investigators Consider Hash Oil Problem

One Colorado legislator said the state needs to clarify whether residents can manufacture hash oil in home laboratories, something the state’s attorney general said is illegal.

01/08/2015

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Colorado AG: Home Hash Oil Production Is Illegal

Colorado’s top law enforcement official says manufacturing high-potency marijuana oil is not legal under the state’s first-in-the-nation recreational marijuana law.

12/30/2014

The Community Living Center in Grand Junction (credit: grandjunction.va.gov)

1/3rd Of Patients At Grand Junction VA Nursing Home Have The Flu

One-third of the patients at a veterans nursing home in Grand Junction have the flu, and the facility has been closed to most visitors, officials said Sunday.

12/28/2014

Channing's also wearing a yellow shirt in his booking photo. It's unclear if that intentional. (credit: Mesa County Sheriff's Department)

Man Points Banana At Deputies, Arrested For Menacing

Nathan Channing said it was just monkey business. But Mesa County Sheriff’s deputies said the incident was ripe with danger.

11/27/2014

Lester Jones & Paige Birgfeld (credit: Mesa Co. Sheriff/CBS)

Suspect In Birgfeld Death Had Threatened To Kill Wife, DA Says

The man apprehended last week in the murder of a Grand Junction woman was arrested 15 years ago for threatening to kill his wife.

11/25/2014

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Holiday Travelers Enjoying Low Gas Prices In Colorado

Travelers usually don’t have much to be happy about during the holiday season, but this year Coloradans can enjoy a break at the gas pump.

11/25/2014

Lester Jones & Paige Birgfeld (credit: Mesa Co. Sheriff/CBS)

Paige Birgfeld’s Father Optimistic, Bereaved After Arrest In Her Murder

The father of a murdered Grand Junction woman who went missing in 2007 said Friday’s arrest in his daughter’s death was a melancholy moment, but he’s optimistic for a conviction.

11/21/2014

Lester Jones & Paige Birgfeld (credit: Mesa Co. Sheriff/CBS)

Suspect Arrested In Death Of Paige Birgfeld, Mom Who Led Double Life

Seven years after she went missing and two years after her remains were found, a suspect has been arrested in the murder of Paige Birgfeld.

11/21/2014

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15-Year-Old Boy Charged In Fatal Shooting

Mesa County authorities have arrested a 15-year-old boy in the shooting death of another 15-year-old over the weekend.

11/19/2014

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