Perv Lures Teen Across the Country 1
Her Murder Led to Serial Killer 2
Fugitive Kidnapper Kills Himself 3
By Michael Roberts in Child Abuse, Sex crimes
Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire:Burgos vanished from her Connecticut home, prompting widespread searches and candlelight vigils. Then, weeks later, she was found in Colorado with a seemingly benign man charged with a horrible crime. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in True Crime Report
Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 5:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: When not in his deputy's uniform, Roena is a Taekwondo instructor. One day, he was showing off his technique to fellow jail guards when an inmate got on the way. The whole thing was caught on video. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in homicide, serial killers
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Hardy was pregnant when she she was strangled at a motel. When cops collared Vann, he admitted to killing Hardy and many more women. There are six bodies so far, and cops fear that's only the beginning. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in drugs
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 4:56 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Hetke's teen daughter found dad's stash and chowed down, and her behavior at school prompted a trip to the hospital. No surprise that Hetke was bused, but was was his son taken into custody, too? Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in homicide
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Burtts was brutally beaten last year, but he didn't die of his wounds until April -- and even more months passed before local investigators went public about finding the people responsible for ending his life. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in True Crime Report
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 5:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Feds have been told to back off pot prosecutions in Colorado, so they're moving their focus to the fake kind. The poster boy for this effort is Leaming, whose store received a fine that set new standards. How big was it? Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in fugitives, kidnapping
Monday, October 20, 2014 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Williams swore he was innocent of tasing the woman and trying to drag her away. But as the jury was on the cusp of delivering a guilty verdict, he split from the courtroom, then delivered the final verdict on himself. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in bizarre
Monday, October 20, 2014 at 5:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Heene pleaded guilty to false reporting after America learned his son didn't float away in a flying-saucer-shaped balloon -- but he swears he committed no crime. Where's Balloon Boy and the rest of his family now? Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in Bizarre Crimes
Friday, October 17, 2014 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Furber was raising funds online for treatment of a rare disorder she said afflicted her. But her life spiraled out of control after a cop confrontation she escalated with gunshots. How did she meet her fate? Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in drugs
Friday, October 17, 2014 at 5:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Drivers from Washington state are now being pulled over for minor infractions in other states as a pretext to searches for marijuana. But one Idaho troopers's reason why sets a new weirdness standard. Westword has the story.