Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
1 hour ago | Crime
Last night was bitterly cold in Denver, with steady light snow — the kind of weather then tends to tamp down crime. But the conditions apparently didn't prevent a significant street crime. According to the Denver Police Department, four individual...
14 hours ago | Marijuana
In January, we published a post based on this question: Will candidates' positions on pot be a big 2016 presidential campaign issue? At the time, Jeb Bush, widely considered to be the front-runner for the Republican nomination, was seen among the ...
16 hours ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blog posts are always looking for bargains. At our Arts blog, Noah Reynolds writes about ten of the dumbest things you can buy on the Internet, including this hitch-mounted stripper pole. Mile High Report's Bronco Mike breaks down some of t...
21 hours ago | News
Last year, we posted about Patricia Lucero, who was bloodied by Denver cops in a case for which the Office of the Independent Monitor recommended discipline. However, the Manager of Safety's Office disagreed, and the officers involved weren't...
22 hours ago | Film and TV
The death of Leonard Nimoy at age 83 is resonating with generations of fans who loved Spock, the character he played on the Star Trek television series and numerous big-screen adventures. But Nimoy wasn't only an actor. He also wrote poetry, ...
23 hours ago | Crime
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