Fugitive Kidnapper Kills Himself 1
Unlikely Manhunt Leads to Tragedy 2
Did System Enable Mom Killer? 3
By Michael Roberts in bizarre
Monday, October 6, 2014 at 6:01 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Southard's former lover said they'd banged thirty times while on-duty. But an investigator found his description of the way they'd had sex on a squad car "improbable." Why? Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in Prison Life, homicide
Monday, October 6, 2014 at 4:54 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Owens was sentenced to die for a double murder. However, his legal team objects to some of the favors prosecutors doled out to someone testifying against him. Like what? Well, they gave him a car.... Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in homicide, unsolved
Friday, October 3, 2014 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Skiba was just nine when she was killed, and her father definitely didn't do it, since he was also murdered, along with a third person. It's only one mystery among ten sadly unsolved slayings featured here. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in True Crime Report
Friday, October 3, 2014 at 5:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Landau was pulled over for an incredibly minor infraction, then beaten to a bloody pulp. After the unrest in Ferguson, the media discovered plenty of similarities to the Michael Brown case. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in True Crime Report
Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire:Suhr, a big fan of the band Insane Clown Posse, stopped briefly at the scene of the accident, then took off. But after nearly taking a life, her SIC...4LIFE bumper sticker led to her capture. How? Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in Sex crimes
Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 5:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Ellsworth was drummed off the force, then got busted by an undercover cop portraying an underage teen. After finally getting out of jail, he went back to his old ways -- and tumbled into another trap. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in Bad Moms, Child Abuse
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 5:56 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: The child was diagnosed with a seizure disorder in 2009, but Dyer and her husband didn't get followup treatment for years, supposedly because they didn't want to ask anyone for a ride to the doctor's. Really. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in homicide
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 5:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Hoppe faced down a man who'd moved into the home where he'd once lived with his girlfriend. When the man pulled out a machete, witnesses say Hoppe had an answer -- one loaded with bullets. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in celebrity crime
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 5:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Moore was an NHL rookie when opposing player Todd Bertuzzi sucker-punched him from behind, then drove his head into the ice, ending his career and earning Bertuzzi a criminal conviction. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in Bad Moms, homicide
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 4:50 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Lesyshen killed her son after learning her husband had been unfaithful, then paralyzed herself in a suicide attempt. Why'd she back away from an insanity plea she'd announced just a few months ago? Westword has the story.