Take a look at the Top 10 news stories of 2013 in Colorado.
The mother of a young girl who was abducted and murdered is trying to help other parents make sure they never experience what she had to go through.
A Colorado teen has pleaded guilty to murder and kidnapping in the kidnap-slaying and dismemberment of a 10-year-old girl that panicked Denver-area residents last year.
The arraignment of a Colorado teen charged in the grisly slaying and dismemberment of a 10-year-old girl was postponed after his lawyers said they still have massive amounts of evidence to study.
The teen accused of kidnapping, killing and dismembering a 10-year-old Colorado girl is expected to plead guilty Tuesday to the horrific crime because he told police he knew what he did was wrong and he wanted to give his victim’s family some level of comfort.
Since October, a park in Westminster has been a place for greiving and healing for those affected by the Jessica Ridgeway murder.
A petition drive has begun to eliminate school bus fees in Jefferson County. The drive was initiated, in part, by what happened to Jessica Ridgeway.
Westminster police on Wednesday evening announced a body has been found in an open space area in Arvada, but they wouldn’t say if it was Jessica Ridgeway’s body.
Police in Westminster investigating the disappearance of Jessica Ridgeway said Wednesday afternoon that they believe her parents are not involved.
Jessica Ridgeway’s disappearance had CBS4 wondering about school procedures when children don’t show up for class and found one school is already making changes because of the case.