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Lush Conditions Fuel Colorado Increase In Rabbit Fever

Fed by unusually lush vegetation, rabbits have been breeding like rabbits around Colorado, increasing the risk for what normally is a relatively rare bacterial disease in the state.

2 hours ago

The natural dam that's formed near the top of the slide site (credit: Mesa County Department of Public Works)

Pond At Site Of Massive Grand Mesa Landslide Could Spill Over Soon

Residents in Mesa County are preparing for a possible evacuation due to flooding concerns.

06/07/2015

Copter4 flew over the crash scene Wednesday morning (credit: CBS)

Suspect In Chase Apparently Shot Herself, Was Wanted For Killing Ex-Husband

A homicide suspect described as “armed and dangerous” wanted out of Mesa County was found dead Wednesday morning after a police pursuit In Weld County that ended in a crash.

06/03/2015

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Low-Flying Plane Causes Series Of Damaging Events

A low flying plane may have caused damage to cars and left debris on Interstate 70 in De Beque.

05/29/2015

Timothy Hayashi, Mesa County Department of Public Works Senior Engineer, points out problems with the mudslide (credit: CBS)

New Creek Found At Site Of Massive Mudslide Near Collbran Raises Threat Level

There are concerns over the stability of a mountainside in western Colorado. A year ago it gave way and three people below were killed.

05/26/2015

Kelly Mae Myers (credit: KREX)

Teen Found Stuffed In Suitcase Died Of ‘Drug Intoxication’

Authorities say the death of an 18-year-old woman whose body was found stuffed in a suitcase in western Colorado was drug-related.

03/31/2015

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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

Hash Oil Extractor (credit: CBS)

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

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