Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
30 minutes ago | Crime
Back in March, we told you about the conviction of Donald Shores for the brutal 1994 sex assault of a 67-year-old woman. By the time Shores was found guilty, his victim had already died. She passed away in 2000. As for Daniel Fellovetr, he, t...
60 minutes ago | News
Earlier this month, we told you that discredited cyclist Lance Armstrong had hired Kobe Bryant's lawyer after his girlfriend, Anna Hansen, had admitted to taking the blame for Aspen car crashes when he'd actually been driving. The gig presuma...
2 hours ago | News
As promised, Colorado Senate President Bill Cadman has introduced a bill inspired by the womb-cutting attack on Michelle Wilkins in Longmont and the decision not to file a murder charge against Dynel Lane, her alleged attacker, even though Wilkins...
3 hours ago | Crime
Colorado's Make My Day rule offers legal sanctuary to individuals who shoot and kill people who invade their homes if they feel their lives are at risk, and such incidents are often controversial. Consider the matter of Darrell Kutchin, who i...
4 hours ago | Lists
The hoopla yesterday over the naming of the latest royal baby — Charlotte Elizabeth Diana — got us to wondering how popular the "Charlotte" moniker is in Colorado. After all, it didn't make our list of the ten most popular baby names for boys and ...
5 hours ago | Crime
Back in January, we noted that the death of Jessie Hernandez, a seventeen-year-old shot and killed by Denver Police Department officers while she was behind the wheel of a stolen car, resulted in a new focus on the law enforcers shooting into movi...