Forgery and Baby's Tragic Death 1
Cigarette Butt Seals Killer's Fate 2
Suspect: "F*ck It, I'm a G" 3
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Most of the Google chats between the Aurora theater shooter and his former GF are banal, with conversations about pop culture and fast food. But then the conversation veers into murderous territory. Read it here. Westword has the story.

Friday, April 24, 2015 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: After more than two years of delays and legal maneuvering, the trial of the man accused of killing twelve people at a Colorado movie theater will start on April 27 and dark questions remain. Here's what to watch for. Westword has the story.

Monday, April 14, 2014 at 4:55 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: The county where Holmes killed a dozen people and injured scores more is small enough that almost every juror likely knows someone who was affected, lawyers argue. What other reasons do they offer? Westword has the story.

Thursday, December 19, 2013 at 10:30 am
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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: A Mesa man has been arrested in an alleged plot to kill his family, as a "copycat" of the man who murdered three family members in Phoenix before shooting himself on Tuesday. A roommate reported 34-year-old Carlos Hillan's intentions to police, and officers arrested him Wednesday after he jumped over the back wall at his wife's house with a gas can and lighter in hand. Phoenix New Times has the story.

Friday, November 15, 2013 at 10:14 am
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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Five people were found shot to death at a Phoenix condominium complex near 17th Avenue and Hazelwood Street Saturday morning. Two dogs were also killed. Phoenix New Times has the story.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 10:05 am
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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: A man convicted of seven murders was executed today at the state prison in Arizona. Robert Jones, 43, is the second inmate to be put to death in the state this year. Phoenix New Times has the story.

Monday, April 29, 2013 at 9:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: A man in Manchester, Illinois allegedly broke into a house in the middle of the night, killing five members of a family, including a pregnant mother, and an infant. The shooter, it turns out, is the small town mayor's nephew. Riverfront Times has the story.

Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 6:27 am
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: If you're looking for the face of "The Year in Hate and Extremism," it's the face of neo-Nazi J.T. Ready, at least, according to the cover of the Southern Poverty Law Center's latest report. Ready's spot on the front is well deserved, after he murdered a man, two women, and a child before killing himself at a Gilbert house in May. Phoenix New Times has the story.

Friday, January 18, 2013 at 6:05 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: The roster, assembled by a renowned gun-violence organization, includes nearly 180 school shooting incidents, and the pace of the crimes seems to be accelerating. Of that total, 73 have taken place in the past three years alone. Westword has the story.

Monday, November 26, 2012 at 8:26 am
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On Thanksgiving afternoon, Byron Smith shot and killed two teenagers he claims had broken into his home, but prosecutors aren't totally buying it and have arrested Smith on suspicion of second-degree murder. City Pages has the full story.