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Shelters Cut Fees To Aid Black Pet Adoption

Posted 11.12.2013 | Green

There may not be hard data to support it, but many animal shelters say they've noticed that their black-coated pets end up waiting longer to get adopt...

Colorado Tea Party Groups Claim To Be Discriminated Against By IRS

Posted 05.15.2013 | Denver

At least two Colorado Tea Party groups are claiming that they too were caught up in the discriminatory auditing tactics admitted to by the Internal Re...

Mother Flips Hair, Giggles In Court Over Death Of Her 2 Sons

Posted 05.02.2013 | Denver

A mother who is accused of causing the deaths of her two young boys as a result of over overheating in her SUV while she allegedly had sex with a man ...

60-Year-Old Hunter Falls Through Ice On Colorado River

AP | Posted 01.16.2013 | Denver

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- A hunter who broke through ice on the Colorado River has been rescued after spending more than 30 ...

Family Being Evicted Over More Than Stolen Shoes?

Posted 12.12.2012 | Denver

The family from Grand Junction that told media they were facing eviction over a stolen pair of shoes is not facing eviction for the holidays and not s...

Family Evicted After 13-Year-Old Stole Shoes

Posted 12.11.2012 | Denver

A Grand Junction family may end up spending their Christmas in a homeless shelter after being evicted from their apartment because one of the sons sto...

Mom's 2 Sons Die After Being Left In Running Car For 90 Minutes

Posted 12.05.2012 | Denver

A Palisade, Colorado mother who admitted to leaving her two toddler sons alone in her SUV with the engine running for nearly 90 minutes last week, has...

Horrible Tragedy After Mom Leaves Kids In Car For 90 Minutes

Posted 11.30.2012 | Denver

A mother in Palisade, Colorado has admitted to leaving her two toddler sons alone in her SUV with the engine running for nearly 90 minutes on Tuesday ...

College Plans To Open 'Body Farm' In Colorado

Posted 01.19.2013 | Denver

An outdoor forensic laboratory meant to provide a real-world study of human decomposition for Colorado Mesa University students is being built near Gr...

LOOK: Obama To Be Greeted In Colo. By BIG Message

Posted 08.08.2012 | Denver

When President Barack Obama flies to Grand Junction, Colo. on Thursday a regional conservation group is hoping to deliver a big message to the preside...

Man Free From Prison After 16 Years For A Crime He Didn't Commit

AP | Posted 05.01.2012 | Denver

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- Robert Dewey was 33 when he went to prison for the 1994 rape and murder of a Colorado woman. The 51-year-old walked away free...

HS Student Quits Choir In Protest Over Islamic Song

Posted 02.15.2012 | Denver

When a Grand Junction High School men's choir made plans to sing an Islamic song called "Zikr," an upbeat rhythmic song that is not intended for a wor...

Grand Junction Teen Will Be Prosecuted As Adult For Dog Mutilation

Posted 01.25.2012 | Denver

Joseph Nelson, Grand Junction teen that is accused of brutally mutilating his mother's dog and hanging the body from a bridge over the Colorado River,...

'Dog' Omits Dispute With Colo. Sheriff In Latest Episode

AP | Posted 01.12.2012 | Denver

By Associated Press GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- Duane "Dog" Chapman may get the last word in a spat with a Colorado sheriff over an arrest involving p...

Fake Tutor Arrested For Allegedly Sexually Assaulting Child

Posted 11.19.2011 | Denver

Adam Clayton Ross, a 27-year-old Grand Junction, Colo. man, was arrested Thursday for allegedly posing as a school tutor and then sexually assaulting ...

Toddler Overdoses On Dad's Oxycodone

Posted 01.23.2014 | Denver

Manuel Rivera, a 31-year-old Clifton, Colo. father pleaded guilty to the Oxycodone overdose death of his 17-month-old toddler daughter, the Grand Junc...

Yet Another Reason Not To Do Meth (Warning: Graphic)

Posted 01.25.2012 | Denver

In a particularly gruesome story, Joseph Nelson, an 18-year-old Grand Junction, Colo. resident, has been accused of mutilating his mother's dog and ha...

Mom Allegedly Let 9-Year-Old Drive Car

AP | Posted 12.12.2011 | Denver

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- A Grand Junction woman was cited after witnesses reported seeing her 9-year-old daughter driving her across town at least twi...

Breastfeeding Mom Asked To Leave Pool, Nurse In Bathroom

Posted 11.01.2011 | Denver

Jessica Coleman, a Grand Junction mother, was asked to stop breastfeeding her 13-month-old son at the Orchard Mesa Community Center Pool and nurse the...

UPDATE: Cemetery Dancer Skirts Grave Charges

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 10.26.2011 | Denver

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) -- A Clifton, Colo., man has been fired from his job as a grave digger after he was filmed gyrating and playing a simulated...

Inside The Mob Outside The Grand Junction Health Care Town Hall (VIDEO)

Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Katharine Zaleski

The Huffington Post went to President Obama's town hall in Grand Junction, Colorado on Saturday to learn what makes health-reform protesters really ti...