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.
The Daily Word in stunt doubles, pizza saving lives and remember Y2K?!
By Amelia Olson [ Thu May 7 2015 11:07 AM ]
Oh hai, Alibi friends! This rain has been absolutely lovely and I'm in a helluva mood today! This is the Daily Word for May 7th 2015.
Who the hell says pizza doesn't save lives? NO ONE. NO ONE EVER SAYS THAT.
OMG! Remember Y2K? My friend's parents had a Y2K survival box in their den and when the world didn't end in 2000 we had a stash of batteries for our tape recorder to record songs for like five years.
Road raging against the police?! This guy was all like "Not caring FTW!"
FOX cancelled The Mindy Project. But Hulu knows no one watches television on cable and will hopefully save all of us from being Mindyless.
Have a good day!
V.24 No.18 | 04/30/2015
The Daily Word in radiation fines, poop-free beards and Deflategate
By Ty Bannerman [ Wed May 6 2015 1:56 PM ]
It’s Wednesday, May 6,
And an “abstinence only” high school’s student population is suffering from a chlamydia outbreak.
Oh, hey, remember Deflategate? It’s back.
One employee has been released from the hospital and another remains critical after an accident at Los Alamos National Labs.
New Mexico cattle have been mysteriously disappearing. Probably stolen by rustlers. I mean, aliens. Obviously, aliens.
A rapist on probation was thrown back into jail after it was discovered he owned a copy of the “Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” DVD.
And the Department of Energy has agreed to pay the state of New Mexico $73 million dollars in fines following a radiation leak at the WIPP underground waste facility.
Have a great day!
The Daily Word in list porn and dressing like a spider
By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Tue May 5 2015 3:48 PM ]
The good folks of D.A.R.E. got duped by anti-pot satire. And they can't even use the "too stoned" excuse.
The Dodgers Stadium kiss cam zoomed in on a gay, male couple. They kissed, and the crowd cheered.
Here's a list of 10 female producers you should know about in 2015.
Jim Morrison super-fans want the Northeast Heights home that Morrison lived in for two years to be designated a historical site.
Dutch designer Anouk Wipprecht's Spider 2.0 dress "uses biosignals and learned threat detection to defend the wearer’s personal space." How rad is that?!
V.24 No.19 | 5/7/2015
The Daily Word in infectious semen, rogue fecal matter, a chihuahua treehouse and the King of Surf Guitar
By Constance Moss [ Mon May 4 2015 11:29 AM ]
The Ebola virus can be found in semen 6 months after treatment. The CDC has given us yet another reason to avoid having unprotected sex.
Sean Penn's Malibu estate is on the market.
Grace Lee Whitney, an actress from the original Star Trek series, has died at the age of 85.
China broke the Guinness World Record for the most facials given at one time.
This 10-year-old in Paraguay is being denied an abortion after allegedly being raped by her stepfather.
Freedom of assembly is being revoked in many democratic countries around the globe.
Former Poison singer Bret Michaels has embarked on his country music career.
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.
The Daily Word in Girl Scout cookies and cheese puffs, the best '90s family The Winslows and removing mustard stains from your shirt
By Amelia Olson [ Thu Apr 30 2015 12:53 PM ]
Good afternoon! Maybe you're thinking to yourself right now "Things are really bad all around. People are in pain and aren't always kind to one another. Money rules the world and I just spilled mustard on my shirt." Don't worry, friend! There are a few good things in the world, and here are some tips on removing stains from your clothes.
Two women survived being stranded in the freezing cold for two weeks by living off of Girl Scout cookies and cheese puffs. Sadly, I've been living off the same things for 29 years.
If you live in one of Baltimore's wealthiest neighborhoods Roland Park your life expectancy is 19 years longer than if you were to be born in one of the poorest neighborhoods Downtown/Seton Hill. Wait! This is terrible news! Sorry.
Ignore the sad parts (like why we claim to know what is best for other people) and just rejoice knowing that for a brief time, Edddie Winslow and Teresa Tapia were married!
Let's take a trip down memory lane and visit the cast of America's number one family sitcom Family Matters. It wasn't #1? Whatever. It was a great show.
There are still mysteries in life that can't be explained or resolved by asking Siri.
Britney Spears' performance of a lifetime.
A teenage boy survived the devastating earthquake in Nepal after being stuck in rubble for six days.
Hope that stain doesn't ruin your shirt.
UNM Nepalese Student Association Hosts Vigil, Fundraiser
By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Thu Apr 30 2015 9:31 AM ]
The Nepalese community of New Mexico and the Nepalese Student Association host a candlelight vigil and fundraising event tonight at UNM.
V.24 No.17 | 04/23/2015
The Daily Word in rehab, UFC and a dildo-urn combo
By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Tue Apr 28 2015 2:19 PM ]
In the Baltimore riots' aftermath, security is being ramped up and cleanup of looting and fires has begun.
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones has been jailed in Albuquerque for his alleged involvement in a hit-and-run accident.
The South Valley will welcome a new residential drug treatment center in May 2015.
Dutch designer Mark Sturkenboom's 21 Grams is a multi-sensory memory box comprised of a scent diffuser, an amp and a blown-glass dildo with a built-in golden urn to hold your deceased lover's ashes.
Helping Nepal: Five organizations accepting donations and offering relief in Nepal
By Amelia Olson [ Mon Apr 27 2015 12:54 PM ]
A list of five organizations accepting donations and offering relief to victims of the massive earthquake that happened on April 25 in Nepal.
V.24 No.18 | 4/30/2015
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
Nepal Earthquakes Evoke Memories and Call for Action
By August March [ Sun Apr 26 2015 6:58 PM ]
August March remembers Nepal and considers recent earthquakes' impact on the region.
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Alibi Moms: Our Bi-Weekly Instagram Photo Contest Guidelines
By Amelia Olson [ Fri Apr 24 2015 4:23 PM ]
Where would we be without maternal sensibilities? On drugs or in a ditch, that's where! Enter our Instagram photo contest!
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.18 | 4/30/2015
The Daily Word in kids at work, volcanoes and the new Attorney General
By Renee Chavez [ Thu Apr 23 2015 12:26 PM ]
Today is Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day!
Loretta Lynch has been confirmed as the new Attorney General.
A US drone accidentally killed an American and an Italian.
A billionaire casino mogul might back Rubio’s 2016 campaign.
Chile’s Calbuco volcano has erupted for the first time in 40 years.
City of ABQ wants your advice on park design.
Taos burglars bit man trying to get his stuff back.
Battle of the Beer Geeks at Tractor Brewery Wells Park
Skip Batchelor at Molly's Bar
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