V.23 No.52 | 12/25/2014
Odds & Ends
By Devin D. O’Leary
From Spain to Arkansas, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
V.23 No.49 | 12/4/2014
By Devin D. O’Leary
From China to Texas, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
V.23 No.48 |
The Daily Word in a 9-year-old's arrest, an Austin shooting and Barbie's decline
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Nov 28 2014 9:24 AM ]
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.
V.23 No.44 |
The Daily Word in freaky animals, New Mexico schools and Starbucks
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Oct 31 2014 9:19 AM ]
Police are searching Albuquerque for 10-year-old Alexandra Greenwall of Rio Rancho, who went missing on Wednesday. Contact the authorities if you have any information.
A US Marine and Iraq War veteran in Maryland has been banned from his daughter's school after having a heated argument with the vice principal over his daughter's homework on Islam.
A woman in the Houston area was sentenced to three years in prison for putting a gun in her son's backpack to get him in trouble.
Starbucks is going to start delivering to select areas in 2015. Looks like that pumpkin spice latte is gonna come to you!
Police in Pennsylvania finally caught Matthew Eric Frein after a 48-day manhunt. Frein is accused of killing a state trooper.
UNM basketball coach Craig Neal has the starting lineup for the team's exhibition game against Western New Mexico.
Police are looking for suspects after a man was shot and killed this morning on Central Avenue. This story is still being updated.
A Legislative Finance Committee report stated that high-poverty schools in New Mexico need better teachers. Not to sound juvenile, but “DUH! That's high-poverty schools everywhere!” I'm done.
A list of freaky lookin' animals to get you squeamish and scared for All Hallows' Eve. Who knows … they may inspire a last-minute costume, no?
V.23 No.42 |
The Daily Word in Ebola, New Mexico arrests and a giant butt-plug
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Oct 17 2014 9:25 AM ]
Texas health officials have ordered that anyone who visited the room of the first Ebola patient in a Dallas hospital pretty much quarantine themselves for 21 days.
Vice President Joe Biden's son was discharged from the Navy Reserves for dipping into some nose candy.
President Obama is set to appoint Ron Klain as his “Ebola czar.”
Denver police warn parents of trick-or-treaters that some candy might not be what it seems … aka it's got weed in it.
MMA fighter Jonathan Koppenhaver (aka War Machine) attempted suicide in prison. He's currently being held for the savage beating and kidnapping of ex-girlfriend Christy Mack.
A shooting took place in Downtown Albuquerque, near Third and Silver, that left one person dead.
Guess those lapel cameras are good for something. APD police officer Jared Frazier's cam caught a woman trying to falsely accuse him of sexual assault after arresting her for a DWI.
It's not exactly BUSTED, but KOAT's got you covered if you wanna see photos of New Mexicans who've recently been arrested.
APS pays $175,000 to a middle school principal, settling a lawsuit over claims of retaliation by former superintendent Winston Brooks.
A giant butt-plug (oops, I mean tree) in Paris has French folks in a tizzy.
V.23 No.41 | 10/9/2014
The Daily Word in Ebola, Red Bull, the Nobel prize and Lil Jon
By Renée Chavez [ Wed Oct 8 2014 5:39 PM ]
The Dallas Ebola patient has died.
Gay marriage postponed in Las Vegas.
Federal deficit falls to lowest for Obama at $486 billion.
Three win Nobel Prize for powerful microscopes.
Red Bull loses lawsuit and owes you $10.
Lil Jon and Lena Dunham team up for “Turn Out for What.”
Grocery products sneakily downsizing.
Only Texas wealthy can access abortion clinics now.
World’s most expensive hamburger is $1,768.
Russian President Putin turns 62.
V.23 No.40 |
The Daily Word in the Balloon Fiesta, dispensary woes and a cancer ball
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Oct 3 2014 8:50 AM ]
Police in Thailand take alleged killers to the scene of the crime to reconstruct the murder.
Two Louisiana teachers are accused of having a three-way with one of their students.
New York is attempting to pass a bill that limits its involvement with federal immigration organizations because their policies are too “anti-immigrant.”
After many abortion clinics in Texas shut down due to a law that was signed last year, the appeals court is now allowing the state to enforce new restrictions.
Officials in Dallas, Texas, are cleaning and sanitizing the apartment of a Liberian man who was diagnosed with Ebola.
The BioPark Aquarium is attempting to replace fish that were poisoned when an employee was trying to get rid of a parasite in their tank.
About $50,000 worth of jewelry was stolen from a dead man's apartment in Albuquerque.
The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta kicks off this weekend y'all! The Alibi's got the schedule and more for ya.
That's a giant ball … I mean testicle. A man is pushing a 6-foot teste across the US to raise cancer awareness.
V.23 No.35 |
The Daily Word in "Longmire" cancellation, kids with guns and affirmative consent
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Aug 29 2014 9:02 AM ]
Nidal Hasan, who was sentenced to death last year for fatally shooting 13 people at Ft. Hood, Texas, in 2009, has asked to be made a citizen of the Islamic State.
California passes an “affirmative consent” bill to address the problem of rape on campuses.
A police officer in Atlanta was arrested for allegedly killing a woman he met online and then burning her body.
Soaring rents prove problematic for people living in urban areas, as that's where everyone wants to be.
The Washington Post on young children and guns.
Albuquerque authorities are investigating a robbery at a Dairy Queen, during which an employee shot and killed the suspected robber.
So, not only did they still a car, but they left a bag of caca and a gun?
A judge will decide today whether to grant the $350,000 buyout for former APS Superintendent Winston Brooks.
“Longmire,” formerly shot in Garson Studios in Santa Fe, has been canceled. Now fans wonder whether another network will pick it up for a fourth season.
A couple guys found out why those rocks in Death Valley move.
V.23 No.34 | 8/21/2014
Odds & Ends
By Devin D. O’Leary
From New York to Louisiana, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
V.23 No.31 | 7/31/2014
By Devin D. O’Leary
From Texas to Colorado, it’s funny because it happened to someone else.
V.23 No.28 |
The Daily Word in engine snakes, LeBron's choice and 7/10
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Jul 11 2014 8:43 AM ]
Police are looking for 10-year-old Joseph Carlos Rivera, who went missing yesterday in Santa Fe.
Former New Mexico Senator Jeff Bingaman calls for reforms after a Vietnam vet died at the VA hospital while waiting for an ambulance to take him around the building.
Wanna celebrate 7/10 with some hash oil?
If I found a 9-foot boa constrictor in my engine, I'd die right then and there. No joke.
Another county clerk in Colorado is gearing up to issue same sex marriage licenses, even though it's banned in the state.
Find out what various religious factions think of President Barack Obama.
A teenager whose family was massacred in Texas found the strength, despite being wounded, to save her grandparents by calling 911.
Everyone's waiting on LeBron James to make a decision.
A cancer patient who is recovering from chemotherapy and radiation found God in her hair.
V.23 No.25 |
The Daily Word in a handsome mug shot, Lance Armstrong and "The Visor"
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Jun 20 2014 9:41 AM ]
IRS Commissioner John Koskinen says the agency doesn't have to apologize following accusations of a cover-up.
All it takes is a good-looking mug shot to spark a lot of “likes.”
Judge Robert Wilkins rules against Lance Armstrong; therefore, he'll most likely have to pay some mad cash to the U.S. Postal Service.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he “stepped right in it” after making comments comparing homosexuality to alcoholism, but he offered no apology.
The Obamas want their daughters to work minimum wage to see “what it's like to do that real hard work.”
RIP Stephanie Kwolek: the chemist who invented the tough fibers used in Kevlar body armor.
Take a tour of Downtown's Anasazi building before its Monday grand opening.
A female bicyclist is in critical condition after being struck by a garbage truck.
Anders Hsi wants to give “The Visor” to the homeless.
V.23 No.20 |
The Daily Word in a mad doggy, New Mexico's most wanted and police chief camera sex
By Mark Lopez [ Fri May 16 2014 9:18 AM ]
In case you're sad about Barbara Walters leaving “The View,” you can read about how she wants to spend her retirement.
Police try to categorize what kind of killer Aaron Hernandez is … you know … in case he gets convicted.
Charity Johnson, a 34-year-old woman from Texas, was arrested after posing as a high school student for nearly a year.
Police unions across the nation are pushing for workers' compensation if they suffer from PTSD.
Since ABQ Pride is coming up, here's a little snippet of milestones in the effort to legalize gay marriage, as compiled by the Miami Herald.
Mason Campbell, the 12-year-old suspect in January's Roswell Middle School shooting, is expected to plead guilty at today's hearing.
It's “America's Most Wanted”—New Mexico style. Okay, it's New Mexico's Most Wanted.
“Naia” is apparently proof that modern Native Americans and the first Americans share common ancestors.
V.23 No.10 |
The Daily Word in New Mexico land, a general's court-martial and ninjas
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Mar 7 2014 8:48 AM ]
CNM's getting a Downtown location, y'all.
Albuquerque is getting a “Living Cities” grant, which will help with Downtown revitalization, low-income residents and community improvement.
President Obama's budget proposal could result in more access to New Mexico public lands.
Three more accusers have come forward against Rusty Glanton, a tumbling coach who was accused of “criminal sexual contact of a minor” in January.
The court-martial is underway for a US general accused of sexually assault.
A transgender woman was told by CrossFit that she couldn't compete in the women's strength competition. Now she's suing them.
Brig. Gen. Peggy C. Combs is the first woman to take command of Fort Knox. Not bad.
An abortion clinic in McAllen, Texas closed its doors yesterday due to new state restrictions. The law is expected to be “fully implemented” in September, which will leave only six clinics in the state of Texas.
Wait … there's actual employment for ninjas? With no experience required? Guess I'm moving to Japan.
V.23 No.4 |
The Daily Word in the Keystone XL pipeline, the Mac's birthday and catching a Goodfella
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Jan 24 2014 10:10 AM ]
Wow, the Mac is 30?
According to FBI, Vinny Asaro has been caught in connection with the Lufthansa heist.
The debate heats up over whether to end the life of a pregnant woman in Texas who has been declared brain dead.
Could the Keystone XL pipeline bring on a new frontier in our nation's environmental politics?
Synthia Varela-Casaus pleads not guilty after being accused of kicking her 9-year-old son to death.
A former employee of Redflex, a company that manufactures red light cameras, says they paid hefty bribes to score deals in several cities in the US, including cities in New Mexico.
This flu season sees more hospitalization rates than usual.
A man in Florida has been arrested after trying to perform an exorcism on his “demon” son and then violently resisting arrest.
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