Fed Daughters Rat Poison Smoothies 1
Strong Enough for Hammer Murder? 2
Used Dating Sites for Sex Assaults? 3
By Michael Roberts in Bad Moms
Monday, September 1, 2014 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Alvarado-Gomez is said to have been upset by the idea of her husband taking their daughters to Mexico. So she mixed up a sweet treat with a lethal surprise and fed it to the kids (and herself). What happened? Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in bizarre
Monday, September 1, 2014 at 5:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Finneman is a well known paramotor expert who's made frequent appearances on television. But prosecutors accuse him of aiming a laser pointer at a police-helicopter pilot and they're throwing the book at him. Westword has the story.

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.