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2 years 1 week ago

Police: Weapons on campus of Colo. high school

WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) - Police are investigating after some weapons were found on the grounds at Standley Lake High School in suburban Denver. Westminster police say a shotgun and a lever action rifle were found between two sheds by athletic fields Wednesday afternoon. Jefferson County school district spokeswoman Lynn Setzer...

2 years 4 months ago

Jessica Ridgeway suspect arrested

Law enforcement received the major break in the Jessica Ridgway investigation they have been hoping for. Late Tuesday evening police received a call that led them to a home near the Ketner Lake Open Space and have made an arrest in the Ridgeway murder investigation. Additionally, authorities will file...

2 years 4 months ago

Small cross is a clue in Ridgeway killer search

WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) - Police investigating the abduction and slaying of 10-year-old Jessica Ridgeway are searching for the owner of a small wooden cross found during the investigation. Police Friday did not say where the 1-1/2 inch-by-1-inch cross with an offset horizontal bar was found or why it might be...

3 years 1 month ago

Dog saved from icy lake

The Westminster Fire Department was called to an icy lake yesterday because a pet was in trouble. The crew from Station #1 donned ice rescue gear and were able to reach the dog and bring it to safety. Fire rescue crews ask dog owners to keep their pets on...

3 years 5 months ago

Westminster police get arrest warrant in slaying

WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) - Westminster police officers investigating a homicide at an apartment complex last week have obtained an arrest warrant. Detectives said Wednesday they are seeking 22-year-old Jose Manuel Martinez-Adame on suspicion of first-degree murder. They say he has used several aliases and has the nickname "Vampie." ...

3 years 7 months ago

Arraignment delayed in Calif. severed penis case

WESTMINSTER, Calif. (AP) - Arraignment has been postponed for a California woman accused of cutting off her estranged husband's penis and running it through the garbage disposal. An Orange County Superior Court judge rescheduled Friday's arraignment of 48-year-old Catherine Kieu to Sept. 23 and set bail at $1 million....

3 years 10 months ago

Woman shot in Westminster office

WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) - Police are investigating a shooting in an office in Westminster. A woman was found dead inside an Edward Jones Investments office at around 7:30 this morning, shortly after the office's panic alarm was pressed. A police investigator told Denver's KMGH-TV that the woman was an...

3 years 11 months ago

Man suspected in woman's death in Westminster

WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) - Westminster police arrested a 22-year-old man they say is suspected of killing a woman after officers found him injured inside a car with the victim. Police say 22-year-old Christopher Thomas Mainock is being held without bail at the Adams County Detention Facility following his arrest...

4 years 2 weeks ago

Meet Hickory: Best in Show

NEW YORK (AP) - A Scottish deerhound has become America's top dog. A 5-year-old named Hickory won best in show at the Westminster Kennel Club on Tuesday night. This was the first time a Scottish deerhound took the big prize at the most prestigious dog show in the...

4 years 10 months ago

Teacher discovers dinosaur skull

Federal authorities say a high school science teacher has discovered what appears to be part of a skull from an armadillo-like dinosaur on federal land in western Colorado. The Bureau of Land management announced this weekend that the fossilized skull part was found by Kent Hups of Westminster. Hups found...

5 years 1 week ago

Sadie ring opening bell at NYSE

The Westminster Kennel Club's Best in Show dog Sadie kicked off trading this morning when she helped ring the opening bell at the NYSE. The little Scottish Terrier might be a good luck charm because the markets closed up. The Dow added nearly 84 points to 10,393. The S&P added...

5 years 1 month ago

Fire crews deliver baby--again

If it's January 26, then the Westminster Fire crews are probably out delivering babies. For the second year in a row, Westminster Fire delivered a baby on that date. This year they got a call that a woman was in labor at a house at 3:53 a.m. Tuesday. Fire...

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