Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
3 hours ago | Crime
Jessica Lyn Reese was the loving mom of two adorable kids, Hannah and Bennie Jo. Now, her loved ones are raising funds to care for the children. Why? Reese, 29, was stabbed to death in an Aurora condominium — and Charles Bowman Anthony, who w...
5 hours ago | Business
Stan Kroenke, owner of the Denver Nuggets, the Colorado Avalanche and lots of other stuff, clearly has a thing for ranches. Until recently, he reportedly owned eleven of them in Arizona, Montana, Wyoming and British Columbia. Now, make it a d...
6 hours ago | Film and TV
To the victors go the spoils — and for your world champion Denver Broncos, they include making appearances on major talk shows. First, Ellen DeGeneres hosted Super Bowl 50 MVP Von Miller, who said that he job was to make sure the other guy ha...
6 hours ago | Lists
Back in 2014, we shared Centers for Disease Control figures showing where several major Colorado cities ranked as measured by binge drinking. The results weren't especially positive — and data from the United Health Foundation’s annual health...
6 hours ago | Crime
At this writing, there has been no announcement that Mesa County Sheriff's Office Deputy Derek Geer has died. However, it's only a matter of time. An all-too-short amount of time. Geer was shot multiple times on Monday, February 8, allegedly by a ...
7 hours ago | Crime
When it comes to a series of incidents that took place in unincorporated Arapahoe County yesterday, tragedy followed tragedy followed tragedy. First, a woman was sexually assaulted at knife-point. Then, law enforcers speaking to the victim belated...