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 day ago | Crime
The Denver District Attorney's Office has formally charged ex-Denver police officer Hubert Martin "Marty" Vanover on counts of possession with the intent to manufacture or distribute marijuana or marijuana concentrate, possession of marijuana or m...
2 days ago | Business
Among the key elements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, shorthanded as HIPPA, are provisions guarding the privacy of a person's medical history. And since hospitals are repositories of such information, they are on the f...
2 days ago | Crime
A woman's body was discovered amid a suspicious fire in Strasburg over the weekend. Now, the blaze is being investigated as a homicide — and an arrest warrant has been issued for 58-year-old Andrew Ausmus, As for the victim, she has yet to b...
2 days ago | Media
The exodus of big-name talent from the Denver Post — a major theme of Alan Prendergast's current feature article about the Post — continues. And after the departures of longtime sports columnist Woody Paige and sports reporter ...
3 days ago | News
This week on his Facebook page, Darryl Glenn, the Republican candidate for Colorado's U.S. Senate seat, shared the results of a September 23 Gravis poll showing him leading Democratic Senator Michael Bennet by two points. A cause to celebrate? Per...