Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
16 minutes ago | Crime
Earlier today, we told you about the manhunt for Maurice Kendrick, a Colorado Springs parolee who allegedly assaulted women who rejected his advances and opened fire at a house that had hosted a get-together of folks who watched the Floyd Mayweath...
2 hours ago | Media
Last week, we told you about a protest in Denver over alleged police misconduct in Baltimore and beyond at which eleven people were arrested. At the time, we noted the large disparity between accounts of what happened from the Denver Police Depart...
4 hours ago | Crime
Last year, we posted about the ten Denver neighborhoods where you're most likely to get your car stolen. Turns out, thought, that the car theft rates in other counties in Colorado are considerably higher than in the Mile High City. Indeed, da...
5 hours ago | News
In March 2013, Vail skiing star Lindsey Vonn and golf legend Tiger Woods very publicly announced they were involved in a relationship via photos shared on social media; see examples below. Just over two years later, Vonn has announced their b...
5 hours ago | Crime
At this writing, Maurice Kendrick is on the loose after what police describe as a violent response to rejection. According to the Colorado Springs Police Department, Kendrick, 34 On 05/03/15, at approximately 1:26am, Colorado Springs Police Office...
3 days ago | Comment of the Day
Our coverage of the protest against police staged in Denver on April 29 — a gathering that resulted in eleven arrests — generated widely varied responses. Some readers agreed with the Denver Police Department that officers had acted with restraint...