The Daily Word in Omar Sharif, Operation Jade Helm and vampire woes
An Ohio woman pleads not guilty, claiming she didn't help her mother dump the body of her older sister.
The confederate flag “ended its 54-year presence” on South Carolina's statehouse grounds.
Six teens (all under 17 years old) have been arrested in connection with a local bartender's murder.
Operation Jade Helm, a controversial military training exercise that has spawned many government conspiracy theories, might come to New Mexico.
Albuquerque has been selected as one of the first 50 cities to participate in first lady Michelle Obama's “Let's Move! Outside” initiative.
Shoot, if I were a doctor, I wouldn't want to know that you are a vampire either. Just sayin'.
The Daily Word in university woes, sex clubs and The Ridiculous Six
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!
The Daily Word in WikiLeaks, an angry gorilla and an uptight health clinic
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.
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The Daily Word in heavenly lies, gay marriage and glitter
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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The Daily Word in a 9-year-old's arrest, an Austin shooting and Barbie's decline
An Ohio teacher is recovering from her sixth surgery after four teens dropped a 4.5lb rock on her car and crushed her skull.
Forget Barbie. It's all about the Frozen toys this year.
Today, the UN Committee Against Torture urged the US to “fully investigate and prosecute police brutality and shootings of unarmed black youth.”
Due to an injunction for acting like a taxi company, Uber has suspended its transportation operations in Nevada.
KRQE's got you covered of you wanna read a little about Black Friday before venturing out into the unknown (if you haven't already done so).
Wanna see all the crazy stuff the TSA has found in people's bags? Note: Be glad they check this stuff.
A 20-year-old man accused of fatally shooting a teenage couple last month in Santa Fe is being returned to the City Different.
The new I-25/Paseo overpass currently in construction will be “cast in colors that mimic the sun hitting the Sandia Mountains.”
A 9-year-old girl was arrested and charged with battery for allegedly punching her 6-year-old sister in the head.
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The Daily Word in Flight 370, Flight 370 and more Flight 370
Rio Rancho High School newspaper offends "white girls".
New Mexico town of Bloomfield being sued over Ten Commandments monument.
Workers are preparing to go into the WIPP site and they are being very careful.
It's official: "Frozen" is gay.
Some alternative explanations for the disappearance of Flight 370.
Flight 370 may have changed course and remained in flight for an hour after "disappearing".
The two mystery men aboard Flight 370 were Iranian asylum seekers.
Fracking in Ohio caused a couple earthquakes.
Current Jeopardy! prodigy Arthur Chu has an unusual strategy that is pissing people off.
1969 TV show seems like a precursor to Lost. The pilot was written by Rod Serling.
Ballsy (and possibly hilarious) criminal defense attorney commercial.
Photo-bombing ass cracks at a Magic: The Gathering tournament.
The Daily Word in Dayton's immigrants, the mayoral election and randy tarantulas
While the government shutdown still looms, Congress is questioning whether the debt ceiling will be increased and ponders the likelihood of a default.
Al Qaeda fugitive Abu Anas al-Libi was captured in Libya over the weekend and is being held on the U.S.S. San Antonio in the Mediterranean Sea before being taken to New York to be prosecuted.
“World's first flexible OLED [organic light-emitting diode] panel for smartphones"? LG corners the market on curved screens and such.
Dayton, Ohio sees improvements in its economy by lending help to people immigrating to the US.
After an anti-abortion group was accused of picketing a doctor's house in Bernalillo County, the county commissioners are looking into an anti-picketing ordinance to prevent this from happening again.
Jerry Chavez is accused of stabbing his estranged wife to death while his two boys, ages 6 and 12, witnessed the crime. Though his friends have stated that he is a good, Christian man and “would never kill anyone.”
With the mayoral election happening tomorrow, the question remains: Will there be a runoff?
The Daily Word in English royalty, Bigfoot, and the "I Dream of Jeannie" guy died
Someone stole a Navajo blanket from a Santa Fe resort.
Slate wrote the least entertaining Bigfoot piece ever.
Boxer Hector Camacho died from his gunshot wounds.
A naked guy spent three happy hours on top of a statue of Prince George in downtown London.
Have the remains of cruel and hunchbacked Richard III been found under a parking lot in Leicester?
Check out hacker syndicate Anonymous' video message to Karl Rove about stealing the Ohio election.
It is now law that people shall wear pants in the streets of San Francisco.
On this day in 1864 aristocratic dwarf Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was born.
The Daily Word in Mediocre Wednesday, money for Paseo and taco-flavored ramen
Money approved for the long-awaited Paseo del Norte/I-25 rebuilding project.
Iran agrees to nuclear inspections and talks.
U.S. military sued over rapes.
107% voter turnout in some of Checnya's precincts.
Billionaire Koch brothers trying to take control of the Cato Institute.
College student sues school after roommate has too much sex.
This is how you cite a tweet in an academic paper.
You really should be eating more lentils.
This Australian town covered in spider webs is the stuff on nightmares.
Peyton Manning to become a free agent.
Toddler swallows 37 high powered magnets, somehow survives.
Batman Running Away From Shit is a blog about Batman running away from shit.
Speaking of Batman, why doesn't he just kill the Joker already?
Everyone knows the right way to wash pants, right?
The Crazy Cuban Honey Badger doesn't give a shit.
The Daily Word 03.02.11: Charlie Sheen, Rio Rancho Red Light Cameras, 3-D Porn
House passes interim budget bill, averts government shutdown for another two weeks.
Red light cameras coming to Rio Rancho.
US arrests 678 gang members across the country yesterday.
Sen. Orrin Hatch: (Obamacare is a) "stupid, dumbass program."
Mike Huckabee: (Obama) "grew up in Kenya with a Kenyan father"
The Ohio senate is calling an unborn child as a witness in an upcoming abortion bill hearing. NOT CREEPY AT ALL!
How will the whole Charlie Sheen thing end?
Rutgers allows men and women to share the same dormroom.
New potatoes are being bred to make better potato chips.
Did you ever hear the story about the lifeboat at the end of the world?
Japanese researchers have created a genetically engineered mouse that tweets like a bird.
Newly discovered dinosaur had the most powerful kick ever.
Japanese Burger King's are selling an egg-topped hamburger.
Watch the hummus commercial where where a grandmother calls her granddaughter a prostitute.
Gallery of the least intimidating pictures of Ice Cube.
Who owns the rights to Betty Boop?
Quinten Tarantino has finished writing his spaghetti Western.
Penthouse announces 3-D porn channel for Europe.
Google goes to war against content farms.