Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
21 minutes ago | Lists
Over the years, we've stumbled upon plenty of strange stuff in the Denver Craigslist Rants & Raves section. But we were still surprised by the manifesto entitled "Dear 'New' Coloradans: Here is a Beginner's Guide to Help You Out!" Not tha...
1 hour ago | Crime
Earlier this week, a post featuring maps of Denver homicides during the first half of 2015 noted that the number of incidents — twenty — was in line with the totals from recent years. For instance, there were also twenty Denver homicides during th...
2 hours ago | Crime
During the early morning hours, gunshots rang out on Iliff Avenue. Three people were shot, with one said to have suffered a life-threatening wound. The location offered up by the Aurora Police Department corresponds to McDonough's Irish Pub, a wat...
17 hours ago | Comment of the Day
When we recently shared photos of progress on the rail line to DIA, we asked readers if they would be likely to use the train when the project's completed. The folks behind the project will undoubtedly be pleased to know that most of those who ans...
18 hours ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blog posts speak geek. At our Arts blog, Cory Casciato names the five most important geek TV-series prior to 1980 — and Boulder-set Mork & Mindy made the cut. Colorado Pols: "Local Planned Parenthood Push Back Hard on Latest A...
21 hours ago | Crime
Early reports that Colorado Springs Police Detective Paul Patton had been arrested included few details. All we knew is that he was suspected of attempting to influence a public servant, first-degree official misconduct and false reporting to auth...