Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
2 hours ago | Education
A former first-year University of Denver student is suing over what his complaint describes as "false allegations of non-consensual sexual contact" with a fellow DU freshman that led to his expulsion. The suit is at least the second of its type fi...
4 hours ago | News
During the solar eclipse today, August 21, The Society for the New Message from God, a sect based in Boulder, will be sharing what a representative describes as divine revelations that Jehovah Himself divulged to Marshall Vian Summers, His designa...
3 days ago | Media
Darren McKee, who's better known to listeners of 104.3 The Fan as D-Mac, wasn't exactly an overnight success. Today, Big Al and D-Mac, the afternoon-drive show he co-hosts with former Denver Broncos great Alfred Williams, is among the highest rate...
3 days ago | News
In July 2015, Matthew Burry, a sex offender who spent more than a decade in prison, was arrested and charged with child abuse resulting in death after the passing of his four-and-a-half-month-old son, Dominic. But an Adams County jury has now foun...
4 days ago | Crime
Tattoo artist Brian Pattison has been found guilty of killing Shane Richardson last year, then starting a fire that closed Rosenberg's Bagels & Deli, an iconic eatery located in the same structure, for months. Prosecutors say Pattison came to Denv...
4 days ago | Interviews
Steve Barlock, an independent Denver-area real estate broker who co-chaired the 2016 Mile High City campaign for now-President Donald Trump, is running as a Republican for governor here in 2018. In the following in-depth interview, he goes into de...