Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
12 hours ago | Comment of the Day
On Monday night, a home invader was shot dead in Boulder. According to police, the man tried to break into multiple residences before entering one. He's said to have shattered the glass screen door and attacked a resident, who responded by firing ...
13 hours ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blog posts have a lot of sizzle. Our Food & Restaurants blog staff presents the 2015 list of the ten best burgers in Denver. Purple Row's Bryan Kilpatrick reveals how Rockies GM Jeff Bridich places in the site's monthly approval poll. C...
16 hours ago | Crime
The case of Greeley's Kyle Moore raises questions about two controversial topics related to modern policing. The first: Should police officers shoot at moving vehicles, as they did in the January death of seventeen-year-old car thief Jessie Hernan...
17 hours ago | News
On March 25, Benjamin Brown and his brother, Ryan, were pulled over by two Colorado Springs police officers for what turned out to be a cracked windshield — a seemingly minor infraction for which literally thousands of Coloradans could be cited du...
18 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...
20 hours ago | News
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