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Police: MCSO deputy Derek Geer passes after completing organ donation

A Mesa County Sheriff's Deputy was critically injured after being shot while responding to a suspicious person report Monday morning, according to the Mesa County Sheriff's Office.

A memorial covered in flowers, flags and ribbons has been built for Deputy Geer at E Road and 30 1/2 Road.

A local student is carrying an academic torch for Grand Junction. Janell Coleman is the only student in the city to have achieved one of the highest honors for a graduating senior in America.

A sheriff's deputy and a civilian pilot helping with the arrest of a man in Central California were killed when their single-engine plane crashed near Springville in Tulare County, authorities said.

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Deputy, civilian pilot killed in Tulare County plane crash

Videos show shoplifters using children as cover

Accounts opened to accept donations for the Geer family

Woman uses blue tape to back fallen deputy

Give life through organ donation, one person can be a hero for eight

Police: Suspect involved in deputy shooting identified

Boy,6, found dead in Denver home; deputy hurt on way to scene

Puppy nursed back to health by cat

Colorado marijuana sales total close to $1 billion in 2015

Grand Junction residents enjoyed Fat Tuesday celebrations with a twist

Health Officials: Mesa County's first flu case confirmed

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