Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
34 minutes ago | Crime
In August, we told you about the arrest of Ivan Lopez-Banuelos and Alese Silva for an alleged kidnapping that netted $80. Now, Denver District Attorney's Office spokeswoman Lynn Kimbrough tells us these charges are being dropped. But if that sound...
2 hours ago | Business
Thumbtack's list of the top ten cities for millennial entrepreneurs includes a Colorado community — one that finishes very near the top. But that's no surprise. The site small-business-friendliness survey of the U.S. as a whole gives Colorado...
2 hours ago | News
According to PETA, a billboard featuring veteran porn superstar Ron Jeremy's naked body and a pitch to spay and neuter pets is coming to Denver soon. How did we get so lucky? Apparently because of new life given to a seven-year-old study about sex...
2 hours ago | Crime
Most of us spent Saturday afternoon enjoying the sort of weather that seems even more glorious during October. But residents of an apartment complex near East Dartmouth Avenue and South Parker Road experienced shock and horror. First, they he...
3 hours ago | News
The mystery has lingered for more than a year — and its resolution is an ineffably sad one. Jack McAtee, a man from the St. Louis area who was living in Breckenridge, vanished after a leaving a Frisco medical facility following a strange accident ...
17 hours ago | Business
We've been reporting about the marijuana policies of presidential candidates, some of whom would like to turn back the clock on legal recreational sales in Colorado and a handful of other states. But there are plenty of reasons to let Colorado's e...