Strong Enough for Hammer Murder? 1
Used Dating Sites for Sex Assaults? 2
No Jail For Ex-Cop Child Abuser 3
By Michael Roberts in homicide
Friday, August 29, 2014 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: After his arrest, ex-doctor Styler was frail and confined to a wheelchair. But he says he killed socialite Pfister with a hammer, wrapped up her body and moved it into a closet. What do the prosecutors say? Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in homicide
Friday, August 29, 2014 at 4:55 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Lucero's company produced videos featuring the likes of actor Harrison Ford. But his life came to a brutal end with a bullet in his car in a rough neighborhood -- a disconnect that confuses family and friends. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in Sex crimes
Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Miller's OKCupid profile says the first things people think of him include kindness and love. But there were precious little of either in a woman's story about his acts. And that's not to mention other alleged victims. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in assault
Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 5:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: The jailer, who'd previously been in the excessive-force spotlight, walks across the room to the man, who falls after contact like a tree felled in the forest. What was the fallout for Ford and his department? Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in Child Abuse
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Yachik was caught on video abusing his fifteen-year-old for eating carrots without permission, and she says he did much, much more when the cameras were off. So why isn't he spending a single day behind bars? Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in True Crime Report
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 5:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Brown's family purchased cannabis oil in Colorado during a vacation and were amazed how the treatment helped their sick child. But when she told a teacher about the treatment, the cops came calling. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in Douchebags, assault
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Barnhardt lured his estranged wife to his home, publicly assaulted her, then holed up with an arsenal as the cops surrounded him -- and turned into unwilling targets. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in Prison Life, homicide
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 5:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: One prison was the site of five inmate murders over a two-year period, including the one involving Bergman's. Critics feel the homicides happened in part because of mismanagement and worse, and here's why. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in drugs
Monday, August 25, 2014 at 5:59 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Suazo was actually charged as an accessory to murder after her ne'er-do-well husband opened fire a few years back -- but that didn't stop her from becoming a cop. Something else has, though. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in homicide
Monday, August 25, 2014 at 5:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: McDonald, his girlfriend and pal NIcholas Potts went out drinking together. Later, Potts and the GF were alone together smoking weed. Witnesses say McDonald responded by finding a steak knife and going berserk. Westword has the story.