V.24 No.22 | 05/28/2015
The Daily Word in East Mountains Google drones, a big loss for Big Tobacco and commercials on Netflix
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jun 2 2015 11:49 AM ]
Super creepy APD action results in yet another payout by the city over excessive force.
Despite a crash involving one of it's large drones, Google continues research and development in the East Mountains area.
APD's SWAT team responded to a domestic violence situation that seems less than SWAT-worthy.
Nearly half of Americans can't handle an unexpected expense of 400.00 or more.
Learn what is going to (temporarily) change about the Patriot Act.
Confirmation that the TSA exists solely to make air travel a pain in the ass and does not make things safer.
V.24 No.22 | 5/28/2015
The Daily Word in Twitter power, Letterman and crane style.
By Renee Chavez [ Thu May 21 2015 2:00 PM ]
California oil spills have a sticky history.
In case you haven’t heard, David Letterman has retired.
Civilians were trapped in Palmyra by Islamic State.
World leaders speak to millions on Twitter.
Albuquerque kicks off Beer Week.
Breaking News: Teenagers are idiots.
APD not really sure if red light cameras make a difference.
A crane beat three tigers in real life Kung-Fu Panda.
Delta’s new saftey video will make you want to watch for pure entertainment.
V.24 No.19 | 05/07/2015
The Daily Word in the DOJ, Nike and lots of pot
By Mark Lopez [ Fri May 8 2015 9:31 AM ]
The Department of Justice is launching a “federal civil rights probe” on the entire Baltimore Police Department after the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, who died while in police custody.
A federal appeals court ruled that the NSA exceeded their authority by collecting and storing phone records.
Nike says it will create 10,000 jobs if President Obama's Trade Promotion Authority and Trans-Pacific Partnership deal goes through.
Footage has been released showing a Delaware police officer kicking a black suspect in the face as he followed orders to get down on the ground.
The city of Santa Fe has settled a lawsuit with a former police officer who pleaded no contest to charges involving women who sued him civil court. The charges included stalking, harassment and unauthorized computer use.
US Customs and Border Patrol officials found 3,846 lbs. of pot in a semi truck at the Santa Teresa port. Dayumn!
Sex offenders are all up on Facebook, even though the social media site says sex offenders aren't allowed.
A retired cop has sued the Albuquerque Police Department, claiming they retaliated against him when he raised questions about police instructors' certifications.
A woman in San Antonio, Texas, found a small package of cocaine in a Nature Valley granola bar.
V.24 No.18 | 04/30/2015
The Daily Word in Ben E. King's passing, inmate art and a two-faced calf
By Mark Lopez [ Fri May 1 2015 9:11 AM ]
Singer Ben E. King, noted for his amazing songs “Stand By Me” and “There Goes My Baby,” has died at the age of 76. RIP, good sir.
The Justice Department is putting $20 million into a nationwide program to increase the use of body cameras worn by police officers. Just make sure you teach them how to turn them on.
New Mexico's State Auditor, Tim Keller, found a pattern of perks and consulting work between former APD chief Ray Schultz and Taser International and has forwarded his findings to prosecutors.
A teenager from Weatherford, Texas, has received a 45-year prison sentence for fatally shooting his sister and mother.
Prison inmates are gearing up to sell their art at the second annual Craftsmanship and Trades fair at the penitentiary in Santa Fe tomorrow. The money raised will go to their families and the victims they hurt. It goes from 9am to 4pm and costs $5 to attend.
KOAT shared a list of the 10 best breakfast burritos in New Mexico!
District Attorney Kari Brandenburg fears for her safety after filing murder charges against two APD officers.
A calf named Annabel was born this past Monday in Florida. Oh, and it has two faces.
V.24 No.18 | 4/30/2015
Crib Notes: April 30, 2015
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The Daily Word in murder trials, police brutality and devastation in Nepal
By Constance Moss [ Mon Apr 27 2015 11:00 AM ]
A devastating earthquake in Nepal has left the death toll at over 4,000 and rising.
It also sparked an avalanche on Mount Everest.
Other natural disasters around the world this weekend included a giant tornado in Texas, heavy rains and flooding in Pakistan, killing dozens, and volcanic ash blanketing the Chilean town of Ensenada.
McDonald's expects to have closed at least 700 stores by the end of 2015.
The James Holmes murder trial is set to begin today, almost three years after the mass shooting occurred in a Colorado movie theater.
In other Colorado news, mayhem erupted at a carnival in Colorado Springs over the weekend.
V.24 No.17 | 04/23/2015
The Daily Word in university woes, sex clubs and The Ridiculous Six
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Apr 24 2015 9:31 AM ]
Valdosta State University is shutting down today because of a huge flag protest.
A sex club is calling itself a church so it can open next to a children's school.
The folks over at an Ohio university thought some “straight pride” posters went “beyond free speech.” So they removed them.
The University of Florida is investigating allegations that some of its fraternity members spat on wounded military veterans.
Albuquerque Public Schools has approved a three-year contract for new superintendent Luis Valentino, and the dude is gonna be making $240,000 a year. Get it!
Some Native American actors walked off the set of Adam Sandler's new film The Ridiculous Six, which is shooting in New Mexico, because they felt offended and disrespected.
A man was taken into custody after allegedly shooting his girlfriend in the back last night in northeast Albuquerque. APD said the woman is undergoing surgery and is in stable condition.
Bernalillo County Manager Tom Zdunek plans to retire this summer after 45 years in business and government. Vacation!
V.24 No.17 | 4/23/2015
Crib Notes: April 23, 2015
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V.24 No.16 | 4/16/2015
Crib Notes: April 16, 2015
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V.24 No.15 | 04/09/2015
The Daily Word in making the elderly comfortable, DOGS and oppressive military policies
By Amelia Olson [ Fri Apr 10 2015 10:26 AM ]
It's Friday and I'm kind of crabby and kind of excited for the lunch I packed. News is kind of good and kind of horribly depressing.
Live your life!
The military typically discharges transgender troops on medical grounds.
High five to Lovelace Westside Hospital for making their emergency room more comfortable for seniors. The new rooms feature softer lighting, clocks and signs that are easier to read.
A judge was all like “Bye, Felicia”and removed District Attorney Kari Brandenburg from the murder prosecution of two Albuquerque police officers who are accused of killing James Boyd. The judge stated a “conflict of interest.”
A man in Brazil posted an unexpectedly funny and poignant Facebook post and the internet REALLY liked it.
In case you're kinda dumb, here is a page explaining what a dog is.
V.24 No.15 | 4/9/2015
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V.24 No.14 | 04/02/2015
The Daily Word in never visiting Florida, Spice Girls Pepsi cans and no hunks in Washington
By Amelia Olson [ Tue Apr 7 2015 10:58 AM ]
It's Tuesday and everyone is about to die from allergies!
Former press secretary to George W. Bush , Dana Perino said there were like zero hunks in Washington in the '90s. In her new memoir Perino says the guys around her "didn’t look like they’d ever worked outside a day in their lives — soft hands, limp handshakes, pale skin, and pudgy middles.”
An APD officer illegally accessed the National Crime Information Centers database for personal reasons. JEALOUS.
A super cool idea coming from NMSU: increasing tuition cost! School is for certain people, k?
Remember Albuquerque 15 years ago? Us too! :( :)
Five things you didn’t know about Kurt Cobain.
Tell me, will this youtube classic ever get old? THE ANSWER IS NO!
For $15 you can order a used “rare" Spice Girls Pepsi can from the UK.
V.24 No.13 | 3/26/2015
Retaining APD’s Finest
By Carolyn Carlson
The Council looks into how to keep a stable police force on the streets.
V.24 No.10 | 3/5/2015
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V.24 No.8 | 2/19/2015
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