V.26 No.8 | 02/23/2017
The Daily Word in very underwhelming Trump rallies and the way-back machine for marijuana, health care, culture
RIP Bill Paxton
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Feb 28 2017 1:54 PM ]
Gas stations around the Duke City have been tampered with. APD recommends using cash to pay for gas if possible.
Dominique Perez, one of the APD officers who shot James Boyd, appears set to regain his job.
Latest President Trump revelation: former President Barack Obama and "his people" are responsible for White House leaks.
If you missed yesterday's massive rallies in support of Trump, the president is calling for another show of support this Saturday! This is known as "doubling down".
The Trump administration plans to begin enforcing federal marijuana laws, leaving states with legal medical and recreational cannabis with a feeling of uncertainty and provoking outrage throughout the marijuana industry.
V.25 No.42 | 10/20/2016
By Joshua Lee
Boyd Trial Ends in Hung Jury, APD Officers Watch Protesters
In this week’s Newscity: a hung jury in the trial of Sandy and Perez, an upcoming mill levy designed to support standards at UNMH and a celebration for El Cabo Wind Farm.
V.25 No.41 | 10/13/2016
The Daily Word in sausage, mistrials and Bob Dylan's prize
By Geoffrey Plant [ Fri Oct 14 2016 10:28 AM ]
A motorist found himself drawing his firearm on Wednesday evening when some people supposedly protesting a mistrial in the James Boyd case started messing with his truck.
We are all waiting to hear why a motorist sped his car to upwards of 100mph as he approached the dead-end on 1st Street in Belen, NM and then, launching off a small dirt embankment, jumped three trains. Experts agree it was a carefully not thought out escapade.
Further sausage party reports include an item about this Afrikaner who fell off a boat full of sausage and into shark infested waters. Where the man tried to eat a gull.
Rolling Stone Magazine, in this writer's opinion, has the most entertaining take on Bob Dylan's being awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Rush Limbaugh's defense of Donald Trump's thing about "consensual sex". Not for the faint of heart.
On a related, "it's a conspiracy", note. The very existence of the porn sub-genre "cream pie" may be the result of a conspiracy! No, really.
Back in the day Saddam Hussein owned a fancy-pants NYC townhouse across the street from a bunch of fancy-pants. Hussein's may have had some added features.
V.25 No.40 | 10/06/2016
The Daily Word in Florida, Road Closures and Lurking
By Megan Reneau [ Wed Oct 12 2016 1:32 PM ]
God may enrich these states with the legality of a certain herb this coming November.
Omelette du fromage is the only French 90s kids need to know.
Did you notice Trump was kind of lurking behind Clinton during the debate?
The James Boyd trial ended in a hung jury.
The President weighs in on why Star Trek is so important.
Traffic on Central was shut down for awhile today because a man was throwing things at cars from a roof.
Florida's voter registration time has been extended till Oct. 18.
V.25 No.35 | 9/1/2016
N.M. Judge Allows Evidence in Boyd Case
By Joshua Lee
Police training will be evidence for defense in Boyd case, a family is dead in suspected murder-suicide and an especially brutal murder gets national attention.
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.5 | 2/4/2016
By August March
Newspaper Covers Anti-Abortion Forces
News from around the state.
V.24 No.53 | 12/31/2015
The Daily Word in cutting power to "Yallquaeda", conforming to the Real ID law, a lot of pink bottles and one huge Mao statue
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Jan 5 2016 11:51 AM ]
In order to conform to Federal "Real ID" law, New Mexico may start issuing two different driver's licenses.
Lawyers for the two former APD officers charged in the James Boyd shooting want the trial moved out of the Albuquerque area.
A remote rural area in China is now home to an enormous, gold Mao statue.
Obama gave an emotional speech today, introducing his executive action on gun control.
Disgraced former mayor of Toronto, Rob Ford, had a very expensive "sobriety coach" after he got out of rehab.
Design your own outrageous, 18th century wig. No, really. Try it.
Authorities are preparing to cut off heat and power to the—literally, soon—numb nuts who took over a building and a gift shop in a bird refuge in Oregon.
Newscity: A Year in Review
By August March
Though traditionally an enchanted place filled with natural wonder and wonderful people, the things we as readers and writers tend to remember are often sad, frustrating or perplexing.
V.24 No.38 | 09/17/2015
The Daily Word in marijuana decriminalization in Albuquerque, big pharma and Volkswagen's deep troubles
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Sep 22 2015 11:36 AM ]
Albuquerque Mayor Berry says he will veto the marijuana decriminilization measure passed by city council last night.
The APD K-9 and handler who helped take down James Boyd have both retired but only one is slated to be euthanized.
In order to comply with new rules, BernCo Court is now hearing 8 times as many cases every week, meaning everyone in the county is now needed for jury duty.
The State Representative from Jemez Pueblo says he was "verbally misled" into buying clothes and stuff with campaign contributions.
The new and alleged d-bag CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals raised the price of a 62 year old drug used by AIDS and cancer patients by 5000 percent.
Today's ruin porn comes to you from Johnsonville, CT.
A trans woman had a run in with the TSA over guess what?
Père Lachaise cemetery's most famous, good-luck trouser weasel.
V.24 No.33 | 08/13/2015
The Daily Word in illegal cheese, John Hyde and a really crummy George Zimmerman painting
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Aug 18 2015 2:03 PM ]
An anonymous person or persons put up some "Guerrilla Way-Finding" signs in downtown Albuquerque.
Whole Foods is pulling Hatch Chile in favor of green chile grown in Colorado!
As a judge deliberates whether the James Boyd murder charges against two APD officers should be brought to trial, Albuquerque remembers the day ten years ago today when a mentally ill man named John Hyde went on a murder spree.
This Florida gun store owner is having a contest where the winner gets a confederate flag painting by George Zimmerman.
At Home Depot stores near the Burning Man site, rubber band sales go through the roof just before the festival.
This "bible museum" is filled with biblical characters and scenes using second-hand celebrity wax figures. Wow!
V.24 No.31 | 07/30/2015
The Daily Word in the James Boyd case, Royal Trux and Lenny Kravitz's trillion dollar F-35 exposed
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Aug 4 2015 11:59 AM ]
A new series about being a guard at New Mexico's State Penitentiary airs on Thursday.
It's day two of the preliminary hearing in the James Boyd case.
Recent violence involving teens has spurred New Mexico lawmakers to try and impose a curfew —something that was previously found unconstitutional on the city government-level.
Franklin County Sheriff's department in Kentucky is offering assistance to drug dealers by suggesting dealers "turn in their competition".
Lenny Kravitz suffered a wardrobe malfunction that exposed little Lenny.
Royal Trux is going to reunite for a nod-off (HA, auto-correct!) erm, that is, a one-off concert appearance.
North America's only native caffeinated plant is seeing a rise in popularity.
"The world's most expensive weapons program in human history" is flight-ready.
V.24 No.16 | 04/16/2015
The Daily Word in WikiLeaks, an angry gorilla and an uptight health clinic
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Apr 17 2015 9:30 AM ]
The parents of an 8-year-old who died during the Boston Marathon bombing are urging officials against the death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
“I Wish My Teacher Knew” draws some sad and touching responses from third graders.
Police found five adults who apparently died from a shooting at a Phoenix home after a dispute over the family business.
WikiLeaks put over 170,000 emails from Sony Pictures Entertainment on a searchable web archive.
An Ohio man who apparently trained with a terrorist group in Syria has been accused by federal prosecutors of planning an attack in the United States.
An Albuquerque Metropolitan Detention Center officer has been arrested after being accused of raping an inmate.
A Rio Rancho clinic is turning away patients who've had a cigarette less than 30 minutes before their appointment. Say what?
“Breaking Bad” star Bryan Cranston narrated a video for the series “New Mexico True Stories,” during which he reads from Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian. Yeah, you know you wanna watch it.
Lawyer Randi McGinn has been named as the special prosecutor in the murder case against APD officers Keith Sandy and Dominique Perez for the killing of James Boyd.
Don't piss off this gorilla … obviously.
V.24 No.14 | 04/02/2015
The Daily Word in zodiac weirdness, skinny models and rejecting rejection
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Apr 3 2015 9:57 AM ]
Oh no … Twilight fans are about to have a bitch fit! Robert Pattinson and FKA Twigs are engaged.
A man who was missing at sea for two months has been reunited with his family.
It looks like France is no longer down with the skeletal girls.
An Alabama man who was on death row for over 28 years walked free this morning.
No, Duke University. You don't reject Siobhan O'Dell, she rejects your rejection!
The pilgrimage to El Sanctuario de Chimayo has begun!
A former Albuquerque police officer is facing an “excessive force” lawsuit from a 2013 arrest.
In case you wanna know which horror films claim to have stemmed from actual stories: KOAT has you covered.
The attorneys for officers Keith Sandy and Dominique Perez want to know: Which officer fired the shot that killed James Boyd?
V.24 No.3 |
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?
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