Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
1 minute ago | Sports
For his incredible performance during the Broncos' Super Bowl 50 win, Von Miller was named the game's Most Valuable Player — and deservedly so. But he's got a reason to be wearing the expression seen in the photo above, which he shared on his must...
43 minutes ago | Crime
This charming photo of CU Boulder student Merissa Hirneisen seen above is from her Facebook page. The portrait snapped after her arrest for allegedly trying to steal text books and then using a stun gun on security guards merits differen...
2 hours ago | Crime
Thanks to Denver's win in Super Bowl 50, and the parade and rally scheduled for today, all of Colorado seems to have Broncos fever. But not everyone appears to be thrilled about the way most folks are celebrating. Our item about post-game celebrat...
15 hours ago | Marijuana
The celebration of the Broncos' victory over the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 is jam-packed with events beginning at 10 a.m. tomorrow, February 9, and continuing into the afternoon, and the public is invited. But they're not invite...
17 hours ago | Comment of the Day
We recently wrote about a Colorado Springs Police Department effort to shame men convicted of soliciting prostitution by sharing their names and photos on social media. The CSPD believes such a tactic will reduce the demand for what it dubbed "com...