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By Michael Roberts in Bizarre Crimes
Friday, October 17, 2014 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Furber was raising funds online for treatment of a rare disorder she said afflicted her. But her life spiraled out of control after a cop confrontation she escalated with gunshots. How did she meet her fate? Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in drugs
Friday, October 17, 2014 at 5:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Drivers from Washington state are now being pulled over for minor infractions in other states as a pretext to searches for marijuana. But one Idaho troopers's reason why sets a new weirdness standard. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in homicide
Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Last week, we told you about the brutal murder of Kathleen Stetzel. Turns out her son Daniel had slipped away from a halfway house. By the time a search began, weeks later, she was already dead. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in Felonious stupidity
Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 5:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Homeless camper Johnson responded to being rousted from his site by claiming to have a gun. In response, a highway was shutdown prior to a huge concert and law enforcers flooded the area. What did they find? Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in Sex crimes
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Vega's a wannabe singer whose tender renditions of sensitive ballads are calculated to make young girls swoon. But in his day job as a security guard, he's accused of going way over the line. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in drugs
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 5:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: State troopers in states neighboring Colorado have been known to profile cars with the Rocky Mountain High state's plates. Nebraska cops will no doubt continue after the cache found in Adame-Melchor's ride. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in assault
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Homeless Hamper was washing his clothes in a highway drain when the female officer tried cuffing him. But he slipped his bonds and was on the verge of homicide when the cop caught a break. What happened? Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in bizarre
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 5:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Abbott is one of his area's most vocal activists in the fight against GMOs. But he was also accused of punching out a grandmother -- and the allegation is hardly the first of its kind against him. Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in Sex crimes
Monday, October 13, 2014 at 6:01 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: After the Ray Rice scandal broke, Cox was dragged back into the spotlight over allegations that he raped and impregnated a woman. How did Cox manage to wiggle out of a seemingly impossible situation? Westword has the story.

By Michael Roberts in bizarre
Monday, October 13, 2014 at 5:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Jordan "Kootra" Mathewson is geek star who live streams as he plays popular video games. So plenty of people were watching when a SWAT team burst in, thinking he was a live shooter. Who was behind the prank? Westword has the story.