Baby Seized at Meth Flop House 1
Suicide of Mentally Ill Killer 2
Shoe Thrower's Link to Theater Shooting 3
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.

By Michael Roberts in Bad Moms, robbery
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Apparently Johnson couldn't find a babysitter, because when she showed up at the pharmacy packing a large handgun, she had her baby in tow. And she wasn't after money. How was she nabbed? Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in kidnapping
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 4:50 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Stone stole a car with a four-year-old inside, then ditched it for another vehicle, which he used to slam into several drivers and a State Trooper. Should the cops have backed off. Their answer: an emphatic "no." Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in homicide
Monday, April 7, 2014 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: The call involved an alleged sex assault on a teenager. But when the cops arrived, they found a woman dead, along with her two young kids -- and a prime suspect in a man with a past as a sex offender. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in Prison Life
Monday, April 7, 2014 at 5:02 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: At no point during the seven months he was behind bars was Owen provided with a sign language interpreter or a device to let him communicate with anyone, including his mom. How widespread are the problems? Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in Sex crimes
Friday, April 4, 2014 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: After Costello was busted in an assault, his DNA scored hits in several unsolved rapes; one victim was thirteen. When he didn't show up for day two of his trial, cops made a grisly discovery. Westword has the story.