Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news vertical.
1 day ago | Business
Is the solution to reducing or eliminating Interstate 25 traffic jams along the northern corridor a high-tech tube called Hyperloop One, through which passengers and cargo can travel at speeds up to 700 miles per hour? The folks at the Colorado De...
1 day ago | Crime
Shanna Gossett has pleaded guilty to second degree murder in the death of her three-year-old niece, Bethannie Johnson, months after telling investigators that Rebekah Joy Wallin — her then-girlfriend, who's also been charged in the case — actually...
2 days ago | Crime
A lawsuit inspired by a video in which Greg Heard, a homeless man, is tased while giving himself up to a Denver police officer is currently in the works. But Heard's attorney, John Holland, is releasing the video prior to the suit's filing (see it...
2 days ago | Lists
On Friday, Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States. And while Trump clearly has plenty of supporters with high hopes for his time in office, many critics already fear that he'll join the ranks of the most ineffe...
2 days ago | News
Yesterday, we shared disturbing new details about past sexual assault accusations made against new Denver Broncos head coach Vance Joseph, including an assertion by a woman who told police in 2004 that Joseph, then an assistant coach at the Univer...
3 days ago | Film and TV
The tragic death of San Antonio mom Kelly Huber on a Granby ski lift demonstrates that such devices aren't risk-free, as a skier named Richard found out personally. Earlier this month, his backpack got tangled on an Arapahoe Basin lift, leaving hi...