Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
2 hours ago | Marijuana
During the run-up to the November 2012 election, proponents of Amendment 64 argued that passage of the measure, which legalized limited recreational marijuana sales, would reduce the number of pot cases clogging Colorado courts. According to a new...
4 hours ago | Crime
Last December, we reported about the critical injury suffered by Denver Police Officer John Adsmit while working crowd-control duty at an East High School student walkout over events in Ferguson, Missouri. Christopher Booker, the man behind t...
4 hours ago | Marijuana
On Saturday, March 21, Luke Goodman, a 23-year-old from the Tulsa, Oklahoma area, took his own life in Keystone, where he was visiting as part of a family skiing and snowboarding vacation. Now, his family has come forward to argue that his suicide...
6 hours ago | Film and TV
Earlier this week, we shared Best Hair on a Local Personality winners from 2010-2014 as a preview for the 2015 Best of Denver issue. Now, the issue is out — and so is word about the Best Hair champs in both the female and male categories. But...
7 hours ago | Crime
Yesterday, as part of our continuing coverage into the attack on Michelle Wilkins, who was seven-months pregnant when her baby was cut from her womb, allegedly by Dynel Lane, we were able to pass along some good news: Wilkins had been released fro...
8 hours ago | Crime
Earlier this week, we told you about the third homicide on a single Aurora block over a six-month period. Last night, a disturbingly similar incident took place, but with an even smaller time frame. Two shootings happened on a block in Denver with...