Aspiring Rapper to Murder Victim 1
"Why Did You Pick On Me, God?" 2
Kidnapping Victim's Texting Rescue 3
By Michael Roberts in homicide
Monday, May 4, 2015 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Aboytes was an up-and-comer on the hip-hop scene. But when she and another woman were walking home from a bar, a gunman materialized and opened fire. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in True Crime Report
Monday, May 4, 2015 at 5:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Booker's medical condition caused him to crash into a police officer during a protest, nearly costing the cop his life. So why was he charged?For a lie that he allegedly told over and over again. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in Drunk Driving
Friday, May 1, 2015 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Case had gotten into an argument with his brother, who had a young daughter. She was alongside him when Case roared up, ready for revenge. He got something very different. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in True Crime Report
Friday, May 1, 2015 at 5:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: We recently told you about Myers's mysterious death after being reported missing. Now, we're getting details about her awful death -- and the weird charges against two persons of interest in the case. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in Crazy threats
Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Stanigar told the woman that if she didn't drive her halfway across the country, she'd explode a bomb. But the driver managed to text for help, precipitating a complex rescue strategy. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in homicide
Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 4:57 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Barrera's daughter found her father's body when she came home from school and called it in as a suicide. But it didn't take long for cops to figure out someone else pulled the trigger. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in homicide
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Opening arguments in the Holmes case found prosecutors and defense attorneys agreeing that the gunman thought murder would increase his self-worth -- and that was only the first of the startling info made public. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in Douchebags, fraud
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 5:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Shyrock's con called for nubile young women to sell T-shirts in bars, with the proceeds supposedly going to charity. Instead, he reaped the benefits -- until now. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in Sex crimes
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 6:46 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: The rape of the elderly woman wasn't solved in her lifetime. But years after her passing, cops scored a DNA hit based on an equally shocking crime in another state. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in homicide
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Officers didn't respond to the first 911 call and didn't put out much effort to investigate Barela's endangerment more than an hour after the first alert. By the time they finally showed up, she was dead. Westword has the story.