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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

The area in Garfield County (credit: CBS)

Human Remains Could Be That Of Mesa County Woman Missing For 8 Years

A family of a missing woman from Mesa County believes human remains found by hikers near the town of Rulison in Garfield County might be hers.

07/16/2013

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Motorcyclist Killed After Hitting Elk On I-70 In Mesa County

A motorcyclist was killed Saturday evening after hitting an elk on eastbound Interstate 70 in Mesa County.

06/30/2013

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Skeletal Remains Found In Mesa County Belong To Man Missing For 26 Years

Police have confirmed a skeleton found in a half-buried car in Mesa County last Thursday belonged to a man who went missing 26 years ago.

05/13/2013

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Mesa County Library A Place To Teach Newcomers English

Native Spanish-speaker Eusebia Garza went to the Mesa County library in 2003 knowing almost no English. When she first met her volunteer tutor through the library’s Adult Literacy Program back then, she barely knew the English alphabet.

04/13/2013

An air tanker drops slurry (credit: CBS)

Colorado Closer To Having Own Air Tanker Fleet

Colorado is a step closer to having its own fleet of air tankers. A state Senate committee approved legislation on Thursday that could dramatically change how the state fights wildfires.

04/11/2013

Gunnison sage grouse (credit: dwrcdc.nr.utah.gov)

10 Counties Unite To Protect Gunnison Sage-Grouse

Ten Western Colorado area counties have united to maintain local control of conservation efforts of a rare bird that was classified as a species in 2000.

03/30/2013

An image of the fire caused by the explosion (credit: KREX)

3 People Injured In Grand Junction Home Explosion

Three people have been injured following the explosion of a home in Grand Junction.

03/19/2013

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.

03/07/2013

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.

02/04/2013

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