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$1M bond set in Orchard Mesa woman's death

A man who allegedly admitted to shooting and killing his wife Sunday is being held on $1 million bond at the Mesa County Jail. Kalab Prettyman, who allegedly killed his wife, Melissa, at their Orchard Mesa home, was advised of the second-degree murder charges pending against him in court Tuesday. Me


Man tells officers he killed his wife

A man who police say admitted to shooting and killing his wife Sunday has been arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder. Grand Junction police arrested 37-year-old Kalab Prettyman after taking him into custody at his home on Orchard Mesa. Officers had responded to 270 E. Parkview Drive after a


Suspect still on the run after SWAT situation in Fruita; considered armed and dangerous

FRUITA, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- A suspect considered to be armed and dangerous is still on the run from authorities. Jixi Kruckenberg, 36, was initially wanted after he ran from authorities who were trying to serve a warrant in Glade Park earlier this month. Around 7:30 Monday night, Fruita police were

NBC11NEWS.COM - 2018-01-16 15:26:00

Montrose funeral home accused of working as body broker firm; FBI investigating

MONTROSE, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- A funeral home in Montrose is under federal investigation over accusations that it has also been working as a body broker firm. Sunset Mesa Funeral Directors and Donor Services in Montrose are under FBI investigation, over allegedly selling and buying body parts of thei

KJCT8 - 2018-01-17 02:43:00

Funeral home director disputes report

A local funeral home director is defending her business after a highly publicized Reuters report Jan. 11. Megan Hess, of Sunset Mesa Funeral Directors, established Donor Services Inc. in 2009 to allow individuals to donate their bodies for medical research and education. In a written statement to th

MONTROSE DAILY PRESS - 2018-01-18 01:30:00

KKCO-HS Boys Basketball: Communication is key for Palisade

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NBC11NEWS.COM - 2018-01-17 23:59:59

Mistrial declared in Molina shooting case

Mesa County Judge Lance Timbreza today declared a mistrial in the case of Charles Faison, a 45-year-old Florida man who was charged with the 2016 shooting and burglary of three Molina residents. In opening statements last week, prosecutors and defense attorneys contrasted Faison with his 24-year-old


Free meat program from CPW comes to halt; beneficiaries want answers.

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- A Grand Junction man is no longer getting deer meat for free that he says was good for his health. He's not the only one either because a program Colorado Parks and Wildlife provided the meats through has ended. Steve Sheehy had gotten deer and elk meat from the N

KJCT8 - 2018-01-18 02:20:00

DPD respond to 10 accidents due to winter weather

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - The Dothan Police Department worked at least 10 weather related wrecks as folks tried to get to their jobs. This is what happens when it's below freezing outside and there are icy road conditions. "Once you hit that ice, you can't control it. The vehicle is going to go where

WTVY.COM - 2018-01-18 01:56:00

Panama City man arrested for allegedly molesting a woman

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A Panama City man has been arrested after allegedly molesting a woman he lived with multiple times in 2017. According to Panama City Police officers, 36-year-old Christopher James Lee, knowingly and intentionally forced himself on the victim and molested her many time

WJHG-TV - 2018-01-18 05:22:00

Cold weather shelters open in Panama City

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Another round of cold weather is headed toward our area of the Panhandle and for some, a warm place to sleep can be hard to come by. The First United Methodist Church in Panama City opened its cold weather shelter Tuesday night for women and children. The shelter will

WJHG-TV - 2018-01-17 06:35:00

3 arrested after high speed chase [with VIDEO]

PANAMA CITY - Three people have been taken into custody on drug charges after an early morning high-speed pursuit, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Nathan Combs, 39; Dyllon Combs, 20; and Heather Persilver, 21; all of Panama City, were arrested Wednesday morning. FHP reported the pursuit sta

NEWS HERALD - 2018-01-17 22:23:30

Three people in custody after police chase Wednesday morning

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Three people are in custody after a police chase this morning. According to Florida Highway Patrol, 39-year-old Nathan Combs of Panama City refused to stop after a patrol trooper attempted a traffic stop on Thomas Drive. That's where the chase began. It continued on 2

WJHG-TV - 2018-01-18 00:51:00

Storm makes large impact on area roadways

While the power grid remained largely intact after Wednesday's winter storm, snow and ice caused some issues with Wiregrass-area roadways. Roads in Barbour and Henry counties were deemed impassable early Wednesday morning, as were a couple of Coffee County roads. While roads were not officially clos

DOTHAN EAGLE - 2018-01-17 20:20:00

Workers stuck out in the cold

DOTHAN, AL (WTVY) -- It's not just the roads that are proving to be dangerous for people who have been out today. A few people bundled up so they could get out and do their jobs in the cold. For construction workers in east Dothan - it's just another day at work. With many of the region's schools o

WTVY.COM - 2018-01-18 01:20:00

Winter Weather Brought Threatening Road Conditions

On average the City of Dothan sees 8 wrecks a day, police saw this number quickly increase with the icy road conditions on Wednesday morning. Though many were happy about the snow, not everyone was excited about the temperature. "It's cold outside," said Cornelius Borders, community member. "Down he

DOTHANFIRST.COM - 2018-01-18 01:00:47

Neighbors say man whose body was found in concrete didn't deserve that death

It's a case rocking a Federal Heights neighborhood: A man's body was found encased in concrete in the crawlspace of his home. Now his daughter has been arrested, accused of killing him. Bill Mussack's body was found in his crawlspace on Jan. 10. Neighbors of the 69-year-old like Leonard Solano are r

9NEWS - 2018-01-18 01:39:00

One person injured in shooting on Iliff near I-225 in Aurora

Aurora police at Iliff near I-225 AURORA, Colo. - Police responded to a shooting on East Iliff Avenue near I-225 Tuesday night. They did not release many details other than one person was shot and was in "stable" condition at a hospital. There were no suspects in custody, but an investigation in its

KDVR.COM - 2018-01-17 04:13:23

Shooting shuts down highway off-ramp

Aurora Police are investigating a shooting that left one person injured. The victim's condition isn't known, but Aurora Police say they are stable. No suspects are in custody and the investigation is in its early stages, according to police. The shooting forced police to close the southbound I-225 o

9NEWS - 2018-01-17 05:14:00

VA hospital in Aurora sets August opening date

Nearly eight years after breaking ground, the VA hospital has set an opening date. It's finally happening: the VA hospital in Aurora has set an opening date. The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs confirms the medical facility will open on August 11, 2018. Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Colorado) tweeted a

9NEWS - 2018-01-17 15:30:00