Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news vertical.
3 hours ago | Marijuana
An attorney who plays a key role in the annual Denver 4/20 Rally is pushing back against criticism of the event delivered by Mayor Michael Hancock and other officials at an April 24 press conference. Rob Corry insists that organizers didn't violat...
4 hours ago | Business
More evidence that the Denver area's housing market remains red hot: Property values in the seven-county Denver metro area are skyrocketing, according to a joint announcement from the assessors in each jurisdiction. The value of residential proper...
5 hours ago | Crime
Tyrone Richardson has been sentenced to a jaw-dropping 1,888 years in prison for Lakewood's 2015 Scream bank robbery. Richardson is the third and final suspect in the heist and subsequent crime spree to receive punishment. Myloh Mason, who was cap...
1 day ago | News
A lawsuit claims that guards at a Colorado prison pepper-sprayed Muslim inmates gathering for a prayer service and later assaulted one of them in retaliation for his plans to pursue the matter in court. The attorney behind the suit calls the actio...
1 day ago | Lists
Many of the readers who responded to our recent post "Why It's So Hard to Make a Living in Denver Despite Strong Economy" told us that costs in the Mile High City are putting a major squeeze on their pocketbooks. And indeed, Denver is currently am...
1 day ago | Media
Former Denver Broncos receiver Ed McCaffrey recently revealed that he was leaving his color commentary duties during the Broncos' radio broadcasts and his regular talk show on Denver Sports 760 in order to spend more time with his family, includin...