V.25 No.38 | 9/22/2016
Narcan, Use of Force & Sunshine
Another day in the lives of our City Councilors
By Carolyn Carlson
Among many issues explored at this week’s meeting: the Albuquerque City Council discusses Narcan, Ginger’s APD Use of Force Report and solar technology in Burque.
V.25 No.35 | 09/01/2016
The Daily Word In justified gun discharge, no big 12 and the return of Lyft
By August March [ Thu Sep 1 2016 12:25 PM ]
An APD officer who suffered a broken femur and wrist in an encounter with a convicted felon and habitual offender was cleared of wrong doing in the incident.
UNM sports teams are out of the running to be part of the Big 12 Conference.
An affordable housing project called CUATRO opened on Fourth Street recently.
Albuquerque Public Schools is delaying some important remodeling and renovation projects because of a lawsuit calling into issue the district's funding process.
First the Isotopes eked one out; then the Bees bounced back.
The return of Lyft bodes well for the Duke City.
There are some really big Rainbow Trout in New Mexico lakes and someone from Burque caught one in the Pecos River "while fly-fishing with a bead-head, pheasant tail nymph."
V.25 No.34 | 8/25/2016
Two Men Attacked with Boxcutter
By Joshua Lee
A fight turns ugly when a boxcutter becomes involved, Gary Johnson rallied last week, state sees more flying cockroaches and arrests at a state-run syringe-exchange van bring APD methods under fire.
V.25 No.32 | 08/11/2016
The Daily Word in Gary Johnson, drive through dope, naked accident victims and curly tail grubs
By August March [ Thu Aug 11 2016 12:34 PM ]
The Albuquerque rally for third-party presidential candidate and former NM Governor Gary Johnson, originally scheduled for today, has been rescheduled to August 20.
A New Mexico Man charged with incest told authorities that he felt the relationship would spare his mother from further abuse and neglect.
Health department officials have rejected plans for a drive-through medical cannabis dispensary in Albuquerque.
In more local news, a naked man jumped into traffic and was hit by a car on I-40.
Second Judicial District Judge Alisa Hadfield set up a strict list of restrictions on news media covering the trial of former APD officers Keith Sandy and Dominique Perez. The two are charged with the death of homeless camper James Boyd in 2014. Their trial commences in September.
On Wednesday night, the Albuquerque Isotopes defeated the Las Vegas 51s by a score of 8-7, completing a four-game sweep of the Nevada team.
Although fishing on the Jemez River is slow this week, conditions are fair at Cochiti Lake for those using curly tail grubs. Meanwhile, hotdogs for bait still kill at Tingley Beach.
V.25 No.31 | 08/04/2016
The Daily Word in Tax Free holiday 2016, Gags The Green Bay Clown and new wheels for APD
By Geoffrey Plant [ Fri Aug 5 2016 11:58 AM ]
This weekend is the annual Tax Free Holiday.
Health officials skipped a meeting that was to address the long length of time it takes to process New Mexico medical marijuana applications because they were too busy processing medical marijuana applications.
APD purchased new fleet vehicles to replace the Challengers no one likes.
V.25 No.30 | 07/28/2016
The Daily Word in our high-tech legacy, Darren White and a dry river
By August March [ Thu Jul 28 2016 11:34 AM ]
Our city's high-tech legacy should be leveraged toward tourism and convention growth, say experts in the travel and airline industry.
Lockheed Martin has enlisted New Mexico Tech as a partner in its bid to assume management of Sandia National Laboratories.
DOJ Federal Monitor James Ginger will release his third report on APD reform efforts today.
Former Bernalillo County Sheriff and New Mexico Secretary of Public Safety Darren White says, "This year I can’t back the GOP," and has consequently endorsed his former boss, Gary Johnson, for POTUS.
High temperatures, sparse rainfall and the subsequent need for more water by farmers along the middle Rio Grande have resulted in a 17 mile section of the river running dry.
Trout fishing along the Pecos River can be enhanced by using simulators, bead-head prince nymphs or worms; meanwhile try angling at Isleta Lakes in the early morning while using garlic chicken liver or shrimp as bait.
Meanwhile, here's some local hip-hop about our fabulous Duke City!
V.25 No.27 | 7/7/2016
APD Use of Force Investigations Criticized
By Joshua Lee
APD and the use of force, Phil Griego’s corruption hearings and Susana’s place in the GOP.
V.25 No.22 | 6/2/2016
APD Stops Targeting Homeless, Mentally Ill in Reverse Drug Stings
By Joshua Lee
APD ends drug entrapment, the city offers $10k reward for violent protesters, and there were years of tension between UNM and Gathering of Nations.
V.25 No.21 | 05/26/2016
The Daily Word in Worshipping Art, Synthetic Food and Memes
By Megan Reneau [ Thu May 26 2016 11:14 AM ]
New Mexican't? New Mexican.
Meow Wolf is so blasé—what we need is a temple worshipping art.
Like I needed another reason to love The Weeknd.
Georgia O'Keeffe didn't just paint “flowers.”
A virtual reality film shows what it's like to be an abortion patient.
What if your food breathed and moved while you ate it? And it wasn't an animal?
What really separates Kristen Stewart and Woody Allen in Hollywood? (Hint: If you're going to read this article, it's probably because of Woody Allen)
V.25 No.20 | 05/19/2016
The Daily Word in Local Police Brutality, Truck Drivers and Climate Change
By Megan Reneau [ Thu May 19 2016 3:03 PM ]
Who could have guessed that vigilante justice could go wrong?
Metal mantra: Fuck the system, not the people oppressed by the system.
Kim Jong Un looks really great, nowadays, huh?
Yeah, let's make truck drivers who drive over 70 hours a week drive more. What a good idea.
Yes, killing an 88 year old man who is having a mental breakdown cause by his wife's death with over 60 pepperballs and an attack dog is super professional. Wow, APD, you're so good at your job.
The Catholic Church in Mexico opposes legalization of same-sex marriage but the gang violence can slide.
“God, Riley, Jessica is such a player!” —Every seven-year-old
V.25 No.18 | 05/05/2016
The Daily Word in snake wine, wolf poaching and a feast for 5,000
By Renee Chavez [ Wed May 11 2016 12:30 PM ]
So, uh, stuff has happened in the past on this day.
Make sure to read the fine print in your most recent PNM bill.
Take a look at APD's new use of force policy.
Awwwoooo! Do you have a wolfie heart?
In NY, a feast for 5,000 people was made out of food that would have been thrown away.
New studies show that government culling of wolves increases poaching.
Is Earth really the only habitable planet?
Move over dudes. The salamanders don't need you anymore.
Rare seal pups need the ice that is melting.
Pro tip: Don't drink or make wine with tiger bones in it.
V.25 No.14 | 04/07/2016
The Daily Word in Alcoholocaust, Area 51 and APD
By Taylor Grabowsky [ Fri Apr 8 2016 12:58 PM ]
APD responds to noise complaint then plays football with neighbor kids.
Kids, you don't need a theme to your beer pong games, especially not this Nazis vs Jews theme—very tired.
Are you more of a legs fish or an assfish?
What better day to discuss drugs than on 4/20, cool job UN.
When a joke goes too far and now you have a cat working for you. It's happened to all of us, right?
Clinton's campaign chairman really wants the juicy deets on all alien information the government is concealing. The truth is out there.
Jump Around no more, Mr. Trump.
V.25 No.14 | 4/7/2016
Council Considers Flags, Films and 911 Response Times
ART and DoJ also discussed
By Carolyn Carlson
There are ART lawsuits, the film office gave an update on the industry's economic impact, budget document claims 911 response times have increased, it's proposed that APD command staff not receive raises unless they comply with the DoJ settlement, and city is looking at how to buy land for open space.
V.25 No.12 | 03/24/2016
The Daily Word in fake plane hijacking secrets,more violence at Trump rallies and goodnight and good luck from Al Jazeera America
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Mar 29 2016 9:20 PM ]
One of the Donald's campaign aides has been charge with assaulting a journalist at a Trump rally.
Sunset Memorial Gardens cemetery lost a WWI veteran's headstone after replacing it with a headstone meant for another man of the same name.
Even repeat offenders have the same civil rights as all citizens have.
Details continue to emerge about the "fake hijacking" of an Egypt Air flight.
Oh Lord, no. Some dude in Taipei beheaded a three year old girl in the street.
Some last words from Al Jazeera America, soon to be no more.
V.25 No.12 | 3/24/2016
APD Still Not Meeting Requirements
APD still not meeting requirements, discussion on rights for transgender students gets heated and NM becomes abortion hotspot of the Southwest.
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