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Cat Found Alive After Being Locked For Months In Foreclosed Home

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.05.2013 | Green

Losing a home to foreclosure can be devastating, but not just for the former human residents. Many pets are the silent sufferers during the process, o...

Westminster Police Investigate Possible Explosive Device

Posted 04.19.2013 | Denver

Westminster Police evacuated several apartments Friday afternoon and have been using a robot to investigate a vehicle after receiving a report about a...

Man Who Left Dog On Mountain Sentenced

Posted 03.17.2013 | Denver

The owner of a 5-year-old German shepherd that was left at the summit of Mount Bierdstadt last August was sentenced on Tuesday. Anthony Ortolani pl...

Park To Be Renamed After Jessica Ridgeway

Posted 11.30.2012 | Denver

The park in Westminster where 10-year-old Jessica Ridgeway was headed to meet friends before school the morning she was abducted will be renamed in he...

Teen Suspect In Colo. Girl Murder Case Will Be Tried As An Adult

Posted 11.27.2012 | Denver

Austin Reed Sigg, the 17-year-old suspect in the Jessica Ridgeway abduction-murder case, appeared in court Tuesday morning for a status hearing where ...

Charged As An Adult

Posted 10.30.2012 | Denver

The 17-year-old who allegedly confessed to the murder and abduction of 10-year-old Jessica Ridgeway was formally charged as an adult in Jefferson Coun...

Austin Reed Sigg's Dad Speaks

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.26.2012 | Denver

By ASSOCIATED PRESS DENVER -- The father of a teen accused of killing a 10-year-old Colorado girl is asking for prayers for the girl's family. R...

Human Remains Found In Suspect's Home

Posted 10.25.2012 | Denver

Multiple media sources are reporting that human remains were found in the crawl space under 17-year-old Austin Reed Sigg's house. Sigg, who was arr...

Suspect Was Interested In Being A Mortician

Posted 10.24.2012 | Denver

Austin Reed Sigg, the 17-year-old who has been arrested on suspicion of kidnapping and murdering 10-year-old Jessica Ridgeway, had an interest in mort...

Police Announce Arrest In Jessica Ridgeway Case

AP/The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 10.25.2012 | Denver

Westminster Police made an arrest in connection with the Jessica Ridgeway case Wednesday morning. Police say they arrested 17-year-old Austin Reed ...

Police: 'Definitive' Link Between Ridgeway Murder, Attempted Abduction

Posted 10.26.2012 | Denver

On Monday evening, the Westminster police announced that there is a "definitive" connection between the Jessica Ridgeway murder and an attempted abduc...

Police Find 'Pivotal Piece Of Evidence' In Jessica Ridgeway Case

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.19.2012 | Denver

Westminster Police Department have released photos a wooden cross recovered during the Jessica Ridgeway investigation which, they say, could be a "piv...

Police Explore Possible Link To Memorial Day Case

Posted 10.19.2012 | Denver

The Westminster Police Department says that it is exploring a possible link between the abduction and murder of 10-year-old Jessica Ridgeway and an at...

Jessica Ridgeway's Memorial Open To The Public

Posted 10.16.2012 | Denver

A public memorial is being held for Jessica Ridgeway Tuesday, Oct. 16 at Faith Bible Chapel in Arvada. According to the announcement on a website ...

Investigators Work Around The Clock In Hunt For Jessica Ridgeway's Killer

Posted 10.15.2012 | Denver

Although there were no major announcements over the weekend about the hunt for the killer of 10-year-old Jessica Ridgeway, law enforcement officials a...

Body Positively ID'd As Jessica Ridgeway

Posted 10.13.2012 | Denver

Investigators at a Friday press conference said that they have positively identified the body that was found on Thursday as 10-year-old Jessica Ridgew...

Police: Body Found Is 'Not Intact,' Difficult To ID

Posted 10.11.2012 | Denver

The unidentified body that Colorado police discovered during their search for missing 10-year-old Jessica Ridgeway has been difficult to positively id...

Police In New Hampshire Investigate Car With Link To Jessica Ridgeway

Posted 10.11.2012 | Denver

Police in Portsmouth, New Hampshire are investigating an abandoned car with Colorado license plates that may be linked to missing 10-year-old Jessica ...

Body Found In Arvada, Police Won't Say If It's Missing Girl

Posted 10.11.2012 | Denver

Authorities combing Pattridge Park open space in Arvada, Colorado discovered a body Wednesday evening, but will not say if it is the body of missing W...

PHOTOS: Missing 10-Year-Old Colorado Girl Jessica Ridgeway

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.10.2012 | Denver

Authorities continue to search for missing 10-year-old Westminster, Colorado girl Jessica Ridgeway who disappeared on Friday, Oct. 5 on her way to sch...

Vigils Held Tonight For Missing Child, Family Speaks Out

Posted 10.09.2012 | Denver

Two vigils are being held for missing 10-year-old Jessica Ridgeway on Tuesday night. One in Westminster where Jessica is a resident and one in Superio...

Search For Missing Jessica Ridgeway Enters Day 5

Posted 10.09.2012 | Denver

As the search for missing 10-year-old Westminster, Colorado girl Jessica Ridgeway enters day 5, authorities are continuing their search efforts around...

Search Continues For Missing Westminster Girl

Posted 10.08.2012 | Denver

Sunday marks the third day authorities have been searching for missing Westminster, Colo. 10-year-old Jessica Ridgeway. Jessica was last seen on Fr...