Cops' Favorite Stupid Criminal Stories 1
States Apt to Solve Your Murder 2
Drug Trafficker or Innocent Man? 3
By Michael Roberts in homicide
Friday, February 20, 2015 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Due to technicalities, authorities couldn't get into Martinez's apartment for days after she disappeared. What they found inside was heart-wrenching -- and led to a search for her much-older lover. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in True Crime Report
Friday, February 20, 2015 at 5:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Audience members said May was mumbling and incoherent -- and many got so angry that venue staffers called the cops. How close did the situation get to becoming really ugly? Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in Sex crimes
Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Smith's alleged M.O. was to pretend he was a student in massage therapy who needed extra hours, then grope those who let them practice on them. Victims have surfaced in two states. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in drugs
Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 4:46 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: In some states, meth-lab explosions are extraordinarily rare. In others, there were well over 1,000 documented incidents. Where do the meth makers consistently go boom? Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in Bad Moms, Drunk Driving
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Boyd was plastered after cops found her running from the scene of the DUI crash. Then they discovered she'd left her eleven-month-old home alone when she went to get her drank on. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in Thievery, robbery
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 4:49 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Miles's pro-football career was brief, his rap sheet longer. He and his compatriots are accused of towing people's cars -- but instead of taking them to repair shops, they stole them. How did the scheme work? Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in homicide
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Schnee and Oberholtzer were both murdered while hitchhiking, likely on the same day 33 years ago. No arrests have been made -- but the local sheriff is making an extraordinary effort to change that. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in Sex crimes
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 5:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Holland was a major recruit for a big-time university whose dad played ten years in the NFL. But it all came apart when he snuck into the dorm room of a student who'd rejected him. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in kidnapping
Monday, February 16, 2015 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Snorsky admitted to grabbing the young girl through her bedroom window before fleeing, but at sentencing, he insisted that he'd been misunderstood. The judge disagreed -- and put the hammer down. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in True Crime Report
Monday, February 16, 2015 at 5:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Moffitt left the hospital, where he'd been taken because of dangerously high intoxication, and after deputies rounded him up, they took him to jail instead. There, the suit says he begged for help as he vomited green bile. Westword has the story.