6 hours ago | Schmuck of the Week
Over the years, Westword has featured plenty of stories about crimes solved by DNA found in unlikely places. Take the cigarette butt that led to the killer of Kurt Levias at the Bluebird Theater. But never before have we encountered a sh...
7 days ago | Schmuck of the Week
When does a yard sale turn into a face-punching, glass-stabbing, cane-whacking beatdown? When you're dealing with a Schmuck of the Week like our latest nominee, Shelly Serra. The crazy story comes to us courtesy of the Mesa County Sheriff's Office...
17 days ago | Marijuana
Since the passage of Amendment 64 in November 2012, Colorado has been in the forefront of regulating the use of marijuana, both for medical and for recreational purposes – and Colorado State University’s library archive has begun collecting materi...
21 days ago | Schmuck of the Week
Have you been thinking about trying meth? If so, there probably isn't anything we can say to talk you out of it — and we doubt more photos of emaciated meth users with rotted teeth and cadaver-quality skin will do the trick, either. But maybe, jus...
28 days ago | Schmuck of the Week
Jake and Kendra Warrum were among 2014's most popular Schmucks of the Week — probably because of the disconnect between idealized photos like the one above and the crime they were accused of committing. Cops said the Warrums burned down their...
30 days ago | Film Podcast
LA Weekly film critic Amy Nicholson found out first-hand that Michael Shannon is a pretty stern Monopoly player during a recent game with the actor, who portrays a tortured Orlando real-estate baron in the upcoming 99 Homes. Nicholson and Village ...