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  1. Exploring The Last Major Colorado River Tributary Without A Dam To Get In Your WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | National Parks Traveler

    ... unfettered by a dam and surrounded by wilderness. Look towards northwestern Colorado and northeastern Utah. That's Dinosaur National Monument , with the Green and Yampa rivers. By April and into May the winter snows deep along the Flat Tops ...

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  2. James Damon Dead, Georgie Hand in Custody After Alleged Hostage TakingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Denver Westword

    ... and both have extensive criminal histories. Their run ended on Monday, March 9, about eight miles east of Dinosaur, Colorado, not far from the Utah border. About 2:18 p.m. on that day, the Craig Daily Press reports, Deputy Brent Shock of the Moffatt ...

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  3. He 'wasn't going to die without a fight'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Nathan Martinez had just finished issuing a permit for a resident to salvage roadkill - a common occurrence in big game-rich northwestern Colorado - when he heard a Moffat County sheriff's deputy responding to another normally routine call - a suspicious vehicle parked off the roadway. The 26-year-old district manager for Colorado Parks and Wildlife and recently married Rangely resident was only a mile away from Deputy Bhrent Shock on this Monday afternoon, so he jumped in his pickup and steered west on an isolated stretch of U.S. Highway 40 near Dinosaur.

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  4. Police: Pair held officers at gunpoint before deadly scuffleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | KMPH-TV Fresno

    A Colorado sheriff's deputy and a state wildlife officer... DENVER - Husband-and-wife meth users disarmed a Colorado wildlife officer and a sheriff's deputy then forced them to their knees along a desolate mountain highway before the husband was killed in a struggle, police reports released Thursday show. The man had handcuffed the deputy and held both officers at gunpoint with their own weapons before the wildlife officer overpowered him, took back his gun and shot him to death Monday near the small town of Dinosaur about 10 miles from the Utah border.

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  5. Police: Pair held officers at gunpoint in Colorado before deadly scuffle - 32 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | The Gazette

    Husband-and-wife meth users disarmed a Colorado wildlife officer and a sheriff's deputy then forced them to their knees along a desolate mountain highway before the husband was killed in a struggle, police reports released Thursday show. The man had handcuffed the deputy and held both officers at gunpoint with their own weapons before the wildlife officer overpowered him, took back his gun and shot him to death Monday near the small town of Dinosaur in northwestern Colorado, about 10 miles from the Utah border.

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  6. 3. 2 Colorado officers taken hostage feared ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | KSL-TV

    ... a trespassing report involving a suspicious vehicle that was parked on private property north of U.S. 40 near Dinosaur, Colorado, authorities said. Hand, 43, told investigators that she and Damon were traveling to Utah from Mississippi on Sunday ...

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  7. Man disarmed officers, held them at gunpoint before being killedRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    A man who was killed by a Colorado Parks and Wildlife officer near Dinosaur on Monday disarmed the officer and a Moffat County sheriff's deputy, forced them onto their knees and put a gun to their heads before the officer was able to overtake and fatally shoot him, according to court records made public today. James Brent Damon, 46, died of a single gunshot wound to the back of the head.

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  8. Records: Man disarmed officers in Moffat County, held them at gunpoint before being killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

    ... Martinez, fired a bullet into the back of Damon's head, fatally wounding him and ending the ordeal near the town of Dinosaur, the records show. Martinez encountered Hand and Damon as he investigated their vehicle - a white, late model Ford Explorer ...

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  9. 2 officers held hostage before fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | TheDenverChannel

    ... shot. Neither the deputy nor the wildlife officer was injured in the Monday confrontation near the small town of Dinosaur in northwestern Colorado, about 10 miles from the Utah border. Authorities have said the officer and the deputy were checking ...

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  10. Identity of man fatally shot during hostage situation releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | KKCO-TV Grand Junction

    ... shot. Neither the deputy nor the wildlife officer was injured in the Monday confrontation near the small town of Dinosaur in northwestern Colorado, about 10 miles from the Utah border. Authorities have said the officer and the deputy were checking ...

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  11. Colorado officers held hostage before suspect fatally shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Journal Gazette

    ... said. Neither the deputy nor the wildlife officer was injured in the confrontation Monday near the small town of Dinosaur in northwestern Colorado, about 10 miles from the Utah border. The woman was taken to a hospital for an undisclosed medical ...

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  12. Woman denied bond in Colorado hostage, fatal shooting incidentRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Vallejo News

    ... deputy and a state parks ranger - were checking out reports on Monday of a suspicious vehicle near the town of Dinosaur, about 10 miles from the Utah state line in northwestern Colorado, authorities said. After confronting a man and a woman in the ...

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  13. Colorado deputy, wildlife officer held hostage before suspect fatally shot - 1 hr agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | The Gazette

    A man who was shot to death during a confrontation with a sheriff's deputy and a state wildlife officer in northwestern Colorado has been identified as 46-year-old James Brent Damon. Members of the 14th Judicial District's Critical Incident Response Team examine the scene of an officer-involved shooting resulting in one fatality Monday afternoon at approximately mile marker 10 on U.S. Highway 40 near Dinosaur.

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  14. Police: Couple involved in shooting near Dinosaur wanted in at least 4 statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | KSL-TV

    James Brent Damon and Georgie Louise Hand were wanted in at least four states when authorities in Colorado say they took two officers hostage Monday in Moffat County, sparking a police shooting that left Damon dead and Hand in jail. Damon and Hand were being sought by authorities in Wasatch County, Utah; Chaffee County, Colorado; Jackson County, Mississippi; and Albany County, Wyoming, according to authorities and court records in those jurisdictions.

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  15. Colorado Officers Held Hostage Before Suspect Fatally Shot Near DinosaurRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | CBS Local

    A Colorado sheriff's deputy and a state wildlife officer were held hostage by a man and a woman before a struggle erupted and the man was fatally shot, authorities said. Neither the deputy nor the wildlife officer was injured in the confrontation Monday near the small town of Dinosaur in northwestern Colorado, about 10 miles from the Utah border.

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  16. Couple involved in police shooting near Dinosaur wanted in at least 4 statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Deseret News

    James Brent Damon and Georgie Louise Hand were wanted in at least four states when authorities in Colorado say they took two officers hostage Monday in Moffat County, sparking a police shooting that led to Damon's death and Hand's arrest. James Brent Damon and Georgie Louise Hand were wanted in at least four states when authorities in Colorado say they took two officers hostage Monday in Moffat County, sparking a police shooting that led to Damon's death and Hand's arrest.

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  17. Woman with man slain by officers in northwest Colorado was wanted in Chaffee CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Denver Post

    ... Colorado Parks and Wildlife officer were involved in the shooting on Monday at about 2:30 p.m. off U.S. 40 east of Dinosaur, roughly 10 miles from the Utah border. According to the 14th Judicial District Attorney's Office, the two law officers were ...

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  18. Officers were checking vehicle when Colorado suspect was fatally shot - 26 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | The Gazette

    Authorities say a sheriff's deputy and a state wildlife officer were checking on a suspicious vehicle in northwestern Colorado when a struggle erupted and a male suspect was fatally shot. The Craig Daily Press reported Tuesday neither officer was hurt in the incident Monday near the town of Dinosaur, about 85 miles north of Grand Junction and 10 miles from the Utah border.

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  19. Officers were checking vehicle when suspect was fatally shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | KKCO-TV Grand Junction

    Authorities say a sheriff's deputy and a state wildlife officer were checking on a suspicious vehicle in northwestern Colorado when a struggle erupted and a male suspect was fatally shot. The Craig Daily Press reported Tuesday neither officer was hurt in the incident Monday near the town of Dinosaur, about 85 miles north of Grand Junction and 10 miles from the Utah border.

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  20. One Suspect dead in Moffat shooting; 2nd suspect taken into custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | KKCO-TV Grand Junction

    A sheriff's deputy and a state Parks and Wildlife manager were involved in the fatal shooting of a suspect in northwestern Colorado, but neither officer was hurt, authorities said Tuesday. The confrontation took place near the town of Dinosaur, about 85 miles north of Grand Junction and 10 miles from the Utah border.

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