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.13 | 03/26/2015
The Daily Word in disciples, bike cops and a prostitute tester?
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Mar 27 2015 9:47 AM ]
President Barack Obama sat down with David Simon, creator of the hit HBO show “The Wire,” to talk about the drug trade.
The Disciples of Christ are considering moving their biennial convention out of Indiana after the governor signed a new state law allowing businesses to turn away gay customers.
A woman is being charged with fraud for allegedly milking benefits after false claims that she was injured in the Boston Marathon bombing.
Authorities believe Andreas Lubitz, a co-pilot for Germanwings Flight 9525 (which crashed en route to Dusseldorf and left 150 people dead), may have had an illness that he kept secret from his employers.
Yesterday, San Francisco's public defender called on an independent investigation of the sheriff's department after claims that four officers forced prisoners to engage in “gladiator-style fights.”
UNM's athletic department is trying to come up with $500,000 to $1 million to fund scholarships for student athletes.
An alleged sexual assault at a juvenile detention center has New Mexico's juvenile justice system in a tizzy.
A social media company in Germany wants to hire a “prostitute tester.”
V.23 No.45 |
The Daily Word in bin Laden's shooter, Detroit's bankruptcy and brains
By Mark Lopez [ Fri Nov 7 2014 9:11 AM ]
A judge has delayed the sentencing for friends of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the Boston Marathon bomber, due to a question still pending before the US Supreme Court over what is considered “tangible” evidence.
Due to recent marijuana legalization victories in Oregon, Alaska and Washington, DC, pot proponents are looking toward California to make it legal for recreational use.
After the name of Osama bin Laden's shooter was revealed, other members of SEAL Team Six are speaking out in disagreement over who actually fired the fatal shot.
A judge is expected to rule today on a restructuring plan that could get Detroit out of bankruptcy.
New Zealand has withdrawn its charge against AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd for allegedly trying to “procure a murder.”
A priest in Gallup, N.M., up and left the church, leaving parishioners wondering why he left and if he took any of the church's money with him.
Dr. Kent Kiehl of the Mind Research Network in Albuquerque says that the brains of child killers are “strikingly different” from those of other children.
The city council voted 8-0 last night to approve the Department of Justice's agreement, which gives APD four years to make necessary reforms aimed at their use of excessive force and how they deal with mentally ill people.
Elaine, a 38-year-old chimpanzee, gave birth to twins at the BioPark Zoo this past week!
This little guy was really upset that he couldn't vote.
V.23 No.22 |
The Daily Word in Snowden's letter, the first "elfie" and James Boyd's autopsy
By Mark Lopez [ Fri May 30 2014 9:39 AM ]
Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are donating $120 million to some California schools.
A Quincy cabdriver, who was a friend of suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, has been arrested for obstructing the investigation of the Boston Marathon bombing.
The NSA released a letter from Edward Snowden from 2013, in which he raises concerns about surveillance activities, though Snowden says the version they released is incomplete.
A former roommate of Santa Barbara killer Elliot Rodger speaks out.
An Alaskan woman played dead after being attacked by a mama bear and survived to tell the tale.
The company that owns a historic Albuquerque cemetery is finally listening after years of complaints about it being unclean and unkempt.
An autopsy for James Boyd, a homeless man killed by APD in the foothills, showed that he was shot in the back and arms, and had no drugs in his system.
Independent voters of New Mexico are planning to sue for being denied the right to vote in the closed primary elections.
Latabe takes the first “elfie.” And now "elfies” are a thing.
V.22 No.38 |
The Daily Word in Kenya's mall siege, the McCluskey trial and Viagra mishaps
By Mark Lopez [ Mon Sep 23 2013 10:29 AM ]
“Breaking Bad” took home the big prize last night.
A hearing today for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is aiming to decide whether prosecutors will seek capital punishment for the Boston marathon bombing, since the state of Massachusetts does not have a death penalty.
A body found on Saturday evening in western New Mexico is believed to be an 83-year-old man by the name of Howard Bassett who went missing a week ago during a flood in Mogollon, but authorities haven't confirmed the identity.
The prosecution is scheduled to wrap up their case today in the trial of John McCluskey, who is accused of killing an Oklahoma couple in 2010.
Just some highlights from Albuquerque's mayoral debate, which was televised last night. The election happens on Oct. 8, so don't forget to cast your votes.
Let it be known that if you take too much Viagra, bad things can happen.
V.21 No.7 | 2/16/2012
The Daily Word in Joe the Plumber, Obama birth control, undocumented immigrant license repeal
By Sam Adams [ Fri Feb 10 2012 10:15 AM ]
Obama administration expected to announce a compromise with religious groups in regard to birth control.
Coronado Mall employees going to jail. Police say they’ve been physically agressive in pushing sales.
Bombings in Syria kill at least 25.
Gov. Martinez-backed repeal disallows undocumentedl immigrants from getting driver’s licenses.
House also approves pay raise for county officials.
Conservationists kill rhino while trying to inform the public on how to help rhinos.
Man carrying petitions for A Safer Missouri Citizens’ Coalition shot to death in St. Louis.
Nothing says Valentine’s Day love like a “salamigram.”
In other salty-
APS says boy burned in locker room horseplay involving aerosol and a lighter.
Man arrested for putting 3-year-old in a dryer, turning it on.
Chewie, Barney and Alf— the men behind the masks.
Police say Illinois teen tried to bring five sacks of sacks of weed into juvie, but decided to put them in a security checkpoint tray rather than take them through a metal detector.
V.20 No.29 |
The Daily Word: 7.21.2011- Oslo bombing, Greece bailout, Malawi protesters and gays in the military
And do those newspaper mugshots of DWI arrestees do anything?
By Summer Olsson [ Fri Jul 22 2011 3:46 AM ]
Oslo rocked by bombing.
Pentagon repealing the "don't ask, don't tell" law.
Let's save Greece.
Lucian Freud, significant artist and grandson of Sigmund, dies at 88.
Ostalgia: New York exhibition features work by artists from former Soviet Block.
Newspaper mug shot shaming of DWI arrestees may not be working.
Heatwave seizes United States and Canada. Yep.
Malawi citizens protest unemployment, lack of aid and president, Bingu wa Mutharika.
Canada deports Chinese man accused of smuggling, who sought refugee status.
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