Mesa County

Robert Dewey (credit: CBS)

Wrongly Imprisoned? Colorado Mulls Compensation

Colorado is beginning work on a standard compensation package for people imprisoned for crimes they didn’t commit.


Heather Jensen appears in court in Grand Junction via videocamera on Feb. 5, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Mother Accused In Death Of 2 Sons Hears Charges Against Her

A mother accused of keeping her young sons locked in a heated SUV while she had sex with a man appeared in court on Monday.


A view of the Grand Valley from Colorado National Monument (credit: CBS)

Health Advisory Due To Grand Valley Smoke Levels

Mesa County health officials have issued a health advisory due to high levels of smoke in the Grand Valley.


Heather Jensen (credit: Lee County Sheriff's Office, Florida)

DA Explains Why He ‘Took So Long’ In Deciding To Charge Mother

The Mesa County District Attorney said there is no evidence of premeditation in the case of a Colorado mother arrested in the accidental death of her two boys.


Heather Jensen (credit: Lee County Sheriff's Office, Florida), Investigation scene near Powderhorn (credit: CBS)

Mom Charged In Deaths Of Boys Won’t Fight Extradition

A Colorado mother arrested in Florida and charged in the accidental death of her two boys will not fight extradition.


Heather Jensen (credit: Lee County Sheriff's Office, Florida), Investigation scene near Powderhorn (credit: CBS)

Mother In Mesa County Children Deaths Case Arrested In Florida

The mother of two children who died after being left alone in an SUV for 90 minutes in Mesa County in Nov. 2012 has been arrested in Florida.


William Jensen and Tyler Jensen (credit: CBS)

Surprising Autopsy Report On Brothers Has Relative Concerned

The autopsy report on two young brothers completed in Mesa County this week has an uncle of those boys feeling skeptical.


Heather Jensen posted photos of William and Tyler on her Facebook page. (credit: Facebook)

Coroner Calls Brothers’ Deaths Accidental, Cause Was Hyperthermia

An autopsy that was completed this week shows the deaths of two boys who were left in an SUV on the Western Slope was an accident.


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Boy Shot By Child In Clifton Now Out Of Hospital

Authorities say a boy who was shot by another child in a home in Mesa County has been treated at a hospital and released.


Robert Dewey (credit: CBS)

New Legislation Aimed At Helping Those Who Are Wrongly Imprisoned

An effort is under way to change Colorado law and make it so that people who wrongfully imprisoned get adequately compensated for the time they had to spend behind bars.