On October 5, 2012, just shy of one year ago, Jessica Ridgeway, ten, disappeared from her Westminster neighborhood while walking to school. The following week, her "not intact" remains were found in an open space area -- and before the month was out, seventeen-year-old Austin Sigg was arrested for t ... More >>
Last July, Corey Lopez, age 23, was arrested for strangling girlfriend Richelle Best, ending the life of a much-loved woman who was just 21. During the trial, Lopez's defense team insisted that the injuries that led to her death had been accidental. But these assertions didn't convince a jury, part ... More >>
Unfortunately, we hear all too commonly about middle school or high school coaches accused of sex crimes in these parts. But we can't remember another allegation of a similar offense against a local referee before the arrest this week of Stephen Amador, 52, on suspicion of unlawful sexual contact, t ... More >>
In August, when David DeWild pleaded guilty in the 2003 murder of Heather DeWild, wife of his twin brother, Daniel DeWild, we speculated that David had agreed to testify against his sibling in exchange for a lesser sentence. Turns out, though, that he did more than that. Much more. David participat ... More >>
On August 26, Gary Haney, forty, was shot and killed at a Wheat Ridge Ramada Inn after a long standoff with a SWAT team. Afterward, accounts like this one noted his past criminal history, but not his previous self-created image as the "cunning but kindhearted Big Daddy of Denver's nightlife" -- a de ... More >>
Large photo below.The Colorado Attorney General's Office accuses nineteen-year-old Dallas Cardenas of being a pimp -- but that's not all. As shown in a wide-ranging indictment on view below, Cardenas also faces charges of trafficking in adults and children, since one of the two women he's sa ... More >>
See full-sized photos below.Suddenly, people allegedly pretending to have cancer for personal gain are everywhere. Hot on the heels of the jail sentence leveled against admitted cancer-faking hottie Tausha Marsh, we learn about a grand jury indictment against Ann Crall, who's said to have col ... More >>
Next time, stick with chopsticksDespondent over a breakup with his girlfriend on Friday, Chad Allen did what any 22-year-old would do: He drank a lot. Unfortunately, he decided to take his binge on the road on the afternoon of April 2, stopping off at the New Panda restaurant at 17732 South ... More >>
Matt SowashAs Westword reported yesterday, Matt Sowash, the 34-year-old former head of the Amateur Poker Tour, has been sentenced to five years in prison and five years of probation for bilking investors out of more than $400,000. Sowash and business partner Andrew Hicks (who has yet to face ... More >>
When these Amateur Poker Tour investors realized they'd been bluffed, they tried their hand at murder.
After Michael Tate lost all hope of a family life, he found the Devil.
The LaFores make their living off of motorcycles -- even though motorcycles have already been the death of two sons.
His biological parents didn't want him -- but to get him the help he needs, his adoptive parents must give him up.
Jeffco is a public-records embarrassment.
A year after a Yuletide protest, one alleged Santa vandal is indicted and an activist-spokesman is freed.
The Web was a pedophile's paradise -- until Mike and Cassandra Harris logged on.
Peggy Quinn wanted to make death easier on the terminally ill, but she's made life hard on everyone else.
The body of evidence in Gilpin County shows why Colorado's coroner system may need to be resuscitated.
After her retarded daughter was sexually assaulted, a mother decided to teach DPS a lesson.
Danny Ray Lopez couldn’t outrun his gang life or the police. Will his brother follow in his footsteps?
The Harris/Klebold tapes and the people's right to know.
Women kept falling for William Neal's story. But now, he'll finally take the fall.
The brewery may have gone too far in trying to prevent sexual harassment.
After a year on the Jefferson County bench, Brooke Jackson knows it can be a real hot seat.
As judges ponder the fates of Brandy DuVall's murderers, they must measure different shades of black.
Brandy DuVall went through hell before she died. She left no angels as witnesses.
A technicality stalls the state's first decision under a new death-penalty law.
The Post's David Algeo faces a charge of sexual assault on a child.