Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
11 hours ago | News
This week, Wheelchair Sports Camp MC Kalyn Heffernan and nine other members of the advocacy organization ADAPT pleaded not guilty to trespassing and other charges related to a three-day sit-in at the office of Senator Cory Gardner on June 29. And ...
13 hours ago | Business
9News' Kyle Clark has been engaging in a war of words with Denver-based Frontier ever since needling the carrier for turning flight attendants into "awkward props during executives' speeches about the virtues of the ultra-low cost airline," which ...
14 hours ago | Crime
As we've reported, alleged Capitol Hill white supremacist William Scott Planer was recently arrested in Colorado Springs on a charge that he put an anti-Semitic sticker on a synagogue, after which authorities discovered that he's wanted in Califor...
1 day ago | Crime
The reward being offered for information about the person or persons who killed Travis Mason, a former Marine who was fatally shot while working as a security guard at a marijuana dispensary in June 2016, has been increased to $55,000, more than t...
2 days ago | Crime
Samuel Brunelus, a 23-year-old from Florida, has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter and more in relation to the deaths of two men to whom he allegedly provided heroin laced with carfentanil, an extremely powerful synthetic opioid best know...
2 days ago | Business
According to a new study, the number of high-poverty neighborhoods in the Denver metro area nearly tripled over a fifteen-year period, due in part to high housing costs. In addition, poverty is increasing more quickly in the suburbs than in the ci...