Third Bust in Socialite's Slaying 1
Sex Offender Stabbed in the Back 2
Murder and Rumors of Jealous Stepdad 3
By Michael Roberts in homicide
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Pfister was found battered in a closet by Carpenter, a bank teller who worked with her. A wealthy couple was charged with the crime; now, Carpenter's in the law's cross-hairs, too. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in True Crime Report
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 4:49 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: After Rubio objected to officers' behavior as they were arresting someone else, he, too, was taken into custody. The cops claim he broke his own leg -- but that's not what they told the EMT on the scene. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in Sex crimes, assault
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Meints made headlines a few years back over texts to his teen charges about photographing "masturbation races." Was the attacker a previous victim? Or was it a bizarre coincidence? Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in Mass Murder, homicide
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 4:55 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: The county where Holmes killed a dozen people and injured scores more is small enough that almost every juror likely knows someone who was affected, lawyers argue. What other reasons do they offer? Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in homicide
Friday, April 11, 2014 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Trejo's stepdad, a successful restauranteur, is accused of shooting down Leydy's boyfriend and wounding her. On the stand, she tried to avoid identifying the gunman, and the whispers about why are disturbing. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in True Crime Report
Friday, April 11, 2014 at 5:03 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Not only have officer-involved shootings in one city gone up, but a big percentage of them dealt with suspects involved in some sort of mental crisis. Is there a better way to deal with such issues than pulling the trigger? Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in True Crime Report
Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 5:55 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: The police showed up after a 911 hangup to find Lucero drunk. The police monitor felt like the female cop who remodeled her face deserved discipline, but the safety department felt otherwise. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in Douchebags, Sex crimes
Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 5:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Kasarcik allegedly lured a thirteen-year-old from a chat room to Skype by portraying a fellow teen. Then, when she balked at getting as nasty as he wanted, he used a threat that sent her into hysterics. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in arson
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: It wasn't just his mom's place: An entire condo complex went up in flames, resulting in over fifty charges against Espinoza. But is he being railroaded? Here's what he told his Facebook friends.Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in True Crime Report
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 4:44 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Turns out Lamas was undocumented, and she feared that the publicity over her being a victim would end with her entire family being deported. But something wholly unexpected happened instead. Westword has the story.