Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
37 minutes ago | Crime
We've been reporting a November 18 "takeover"-style bank job at the FirstBank branch near Jewell and Kipling — an incident that's been shorthanded as the Scream robbery, since the men behind it were said to have worn masks associated with the...
39 minutes ago | Comment of the Day
Our Patricia Calhoun recently wrote about the grand opening of the Lawrence Street Community Center, a day shelter that had drawn objections for months from the Ballpark Neighborhood Association. In response, readers had a lot to say about the con...
2 hours ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blog posts paint the town red — and lots of other colors, too. At our Arts blog, Lindsey Bartlett spotlights twelve amazing new street murals in Denver this fall. Colorado Peak Politics cites a Democratic delegation division over Syrian ref...
7 hours ago | Sports
Quarterback Brock Osweiler's performance against the Bears this past Sunday helped lead to a Broncos win — and has convinced many fans that he should replace Peyton Manning on a longer-term, and perhaps permanent, basis. Osweiler has already ...
7 hours ago | Crime
Paris Belle Williams was born this past February and died in June. The following month, the little girl's parents, Lossie Thomas and Patrick Williams, who'd moved to Avon from the Los Angeles area, were arrested on suspicion of numerous charges, i...
8 hours ago | Crime
Earlier this month, we shared selections from Metro Denver Crime Stoppers' most wanted list, only to find out after publication that the roster hadn't been updated for months— a discovery that has prompted multiple updates to our item. Fortunately...