Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
6 minutes ago | Crime
Yesterday, Sydney White appeared in court on charges related to the death of Angel Place, an eleven-month-old who died in her care last year. According to police reports on view below, White told investigators that she accidentally dropped A...
13 minutes ago | Interviews
"It's always the right time to do the wrong thing," Nikki Lane sings at the outset of All or Nothin', her latest album — a rousing blend of classic country, roots music and category-defying ass-kicking produced by the Black Keys' Dan Aue...
46 minutes ago | Crime
In a day and age when every police shooting is carefully scrutinized, the Aurora Police Department is going to unusual measures to prove that the killing of a man early yesterday morning was justified. The department staged a press conferenc...
14 hours ago | Crime
As we noted in our coverage of the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood attack, the alleged shooter, Robert Dear, reportedly shared apocalyptic rants on the Cannabis.com website approximately a decade ago and also posted a sex ad that noted his int...
16 hours ago | Comment of the Day
Most of our readers had a positive response to Brock Osweiler's first start as quarterback during a Broncos win over the Chicago Bears as well as last night's victory over Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. However, some of the compliments fo...
17 hours ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blog posts put out the welcome mat. At our Food & Drink blog, Mark Antonation highlights our November restaurant roll call, which documents four closures and 22 new arrivals. The Colorado Independent's Mike Littwin weighs in on Republic...