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Let the Healing Begin
2014 KOB 4 Health and Wellness Fair
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Jan 23 2015 12:00 PM ]
Visit more than 200 exhibitors and health care experts as they showcase health and fitness programs and more.
The Daily Word in police errors, guns and standing while peeing
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Jan 23 2015 9:30 AM ]
What were the “errors” made by Cleveland Police that led to the fatal shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice?
Thousands are gathering in Riyadh to pay their respects to Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al Saud, who passed away yesterday.
66-year-old Rodney L. Halbower is being charged with two counts of murder in connection with the serial killings of six women in 1976.
TSA seized a record 2,212 firearms from carry-on luggage in 2014, 83 percent of which were loaded. Hot damn!
Tai Chan, a New Mexico deputy being charged for the murder of a former fellow deputy, is asking the judge to let him go home to Santa Fe while he awaits trial.
A kidnapping phone scam is plaguing New Mexico residents.
Since the GOP now has the majority in the New Mexico House, bishops want to restrict late-term abortions.
A special needs educational assistant at Belen High School is being charged with having a sexual relationship with one of her students.
A German judge rules: The man can pee standing up!
The Way You Move: Dance classes at NHCC
By Mark Lopez [ Mon Jan 19 2015 12:00 PM ]
Take some beginner and intermediate classes with Sarita Streng, Nick Babic and more.
Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Jan 16 2015 4:30 PM ]
Writer Mark Lopez muses on new releases from Marilyn Manson, Belle and Sebastian and an upcoming Rough Trade compilation.
The Daily Word in heavenly lies, gay marriage and glitter
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Jan 16 2015 9:39 AM ]
The kid who wrote The Boy Who Came Back From Heaven admits: “I did not die. I did not go to heaven.”
The clock is ticking on the issue of gay marriage for Supreme Court justices who need to put it on their calendar before their current term ends in June.
If civics isn't your best subject, you might not want to move to Arizona.
Police are looking for a teenage Kentucky couple who have gone on a multi-state crime spree.
Scientists report that 2014 was the hottest year in Earth's recorded history.
SWAT has been called out to a home in southwest ABQ where a man has barricaded himself after trying to commit an auto burglary. This story is still developing. Check KRQE for updates.
APD has released the names of the two officers who were involved in Tuesday night's fatal shooting on San Mateo: Michael Oates and Matthew Fisher.
The lawyers for APD officers Keith Sandy and Dominique Perez have filed a motion to stop the DA's office from prosecuting murder charges for the shooting of James Boyd in March 2014.
The Bernalillo County commissioners agreed to go ahead with a tax increase that would raise $40 million a year to help with the county budget and mental health programs.
An Ohio woman is being charged with vandalism after trashing her boss' office with glitter and silly string. Wait … what's the bad part?
Fly, Fly: 2015 Winter Bird and Bat Festival
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Jan 9 2015 12:00 PM ]
Featuring speakers, guided nature walks, live birds and bats, activities for children and more.
The Daily Word in the Keystone XL pipeline, a randy doctor and hand sanitizer
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Jan 9 2015 10:18 AM ]
In breaking news, the suspects in the Charlie Hebdo massacre have been killed, and a hostage has been freed.
President Obama has proposed a plan to allow people to go to community college for free; however it would cost $60 billion over the course of 10 years. The question remains over how it will be paid for.
The jury selection begins today in the trial of NFL player Aaron Hernandez, who is accused of murdering Odin Lloyd in 2013.
Surveillance footage shows that the two officers who fatally shot Tamir Rice (a 12-year-old who had a pellet gun) gave the boy no aid as he lay wounded by their patrol car.
The Nebraska Supreme Court ruled that Gov. Dave Heineman can approve the route of the "controversial" Keystone XL pipeline, which now leaves it up to the Obama administration to grant approval as well.
The Department of Justice investigates how many sexual assault and harassment cases at the University of New Mexico actually make it to the DA's office.
According to documents Dr. Christopher Driskill missed a birth because he was having sex with another patient.
Some fourth graders were suspended after conspiring to kill their teacher with hand sanitizer (because she was allergic).
Better Late Than Never
Rooster Roundabout’s Top 5 albums of 2014
By Mark Lopez [ Wed Jan 7 2015 7:12 PM ]
Writer Mark Lopez muses on his Top 5 albums of 2014.
The Daily Word in Cuomo's passing, WIPP and TV bloopers
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Jan 2 2015 9:12 AM ]
Former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo died yesterday at the age of 82 from natural causes.
Police believe a man in California killed his wife and son, and critically wounded his daughter, before taking his own life on New Year's Eve.
Jeb Bush resigned from all his board memberships and is possibly eyeing a presidential run.
Immigrants who are now in the US illegally may be able to get driver's licenses in California.
23-year-old Christian Gomez of Florida is being accused of decapitating his mother on New Year's Eve.
Bernalillo County Commissioner Wayne Johnson says a minimum wage increase that was supposed to take effect on Jan. 1 didn't happen due to a “simple oversight.”
After a leak at WIPP in February 2014, the US government has denied $8 million of performance-based pay to the contractor running the joint.
ICYMI: The Huffington Post has a collection of 2014 TV news bloopers that are worth checking out.
ABQ's New Year: Fun for families, fun for grownups
By Mark Lopez [ Tue Dec 30 2014 3:30 AM ]
Featuring cash bars, live music, laser shows, food trucks, a midnight countdown and more.
50 Years on the Carefree Highway Tour: Gordon Lightfoot • folk, singer-songwriter at Legends Theater @ Route 66 Casino
Women Drug Traffickers at Bookworks
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