Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
13 hours ago | News
Training camp has opened for your Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos, and the truest, orange-and-bluest fans are optimistic about another fantastic season. Not Colin Cowherd, though. The ESPN star turned Fox Sports personality, who hosts The ...
13 hours ago | Business
Plenty of Denverites are up in arms about the current state of the 16th Street Mall, which they see as a setting for random violent crime and an aggressive, drug-using homeless population that's keeping visitors away. In the view of Annie Lev...
14 hours ago | News
Stephanie Anderson died in Boulder County Jail of what an autopsy maintains were natural causes. But attorney David Lane, who's representing Anderson's family, suspects that there was nothing natural about some of the events that took place p...
1 day ago | Crime
Today, a federal judge ordered that former Evergreen resident John Hinckley be released from the Washington, D.C.-area hospital that's been his official home since he who was found not guilty by reason of insanity for trying to assa...
2 days ago | Marijuana
Editor's note: Two social-cannabis-use measures are currently collecting signatures in an attempt to earn a place on the Denver ballot this November: the Neighborhood Supported Cannabis Consumption Pilot Program and the Denver Responsible Use...
2 days ago | News
Attorney Matt Buck speaks bluntly about the death of Paul Castaway, a homeless Native American who had bouts with mental illness. "On July 12, 2015, Denver police officer Michael Traudt killed Paul Castaway," Buck says. "He had the ability to...