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.22 No.37 |
The Daily Word in rage, threats, shootings, poisonous bites and beaver butts
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Sep 17 2013 8:11 AM ]
Timeline and coverage of Navy Yard shootings from The Washington Post.
The small town of Mogollon, NM is now much more isolated thanks to heavy rains.
Heavy rains mean good times for New Mexico's reptiles.
A bar in Colorado caught fire after some cleaning rags spontaneously combusted.
"Breaking Bad's" Mike Ehrmantraut (actor Jonathan Banks) reads fairy tales in the style of Mike Ehrmantraut.
The Costa Concordia was successfully righted off the coast of Italy.
A TSA employee called in a bomb threat to LAX TSA Headquarters.
For the first time in its 32 year history Butterball's Turkey Talk Hotline has some male operators.
What happens when you get a black widow bite.
Darwin, the IKEA monkey, will remain in an animal sanctuary and not be returned to his "mother."
V.22 No.36 |
The Daily Word in Syrian stalling, Putin the house elf and Captain America in a turban
By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Sep 11 2013 9:13 AM ]
Twelve years ago, a horrific act of terrorism changed our country forever. Which makes it kind of weird that some people say "Happy 9/11 day."
To celebrate 9/11, the President called for a "time-out" on consideration of a military strike on Syria. Let the chemical weapons takers do their jobs!
But McCain is not impressed.
New York voters have bad news for Carlos Danger and Client #9. I mean, Anthony Weiner and Elliot Spitzer.
And Colorado voters have bad news for gun-control supporting Democrats.
Bullies rule the roost at one of Albuquerque's public housing complexes. Their reign of terror is solidified by chasing people through the halls in their wheelchairs and throwing urine onto doors of their enemies.
Putin is ready to sue because the most annoying character in the Harry Potter movies looks too much like the most annoying character in Russia.
And finally, Captain America wears a turban.
The Daily Word in a Bandidos bust, Bigfoot in Nebraska, Obama chills out on Syria and Neil Young tells Keystoners like it is
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Sep 10 2013 11:05 AM ]
Cavity-filled driver of car involved in accident on I-40 last week arraigned in court with a spectacular history of bench warrants.
President Obama was giving interviews last night like Debbie did Dallas.
The 1980's British Columbia ghost town that time forgot.
Yeti sighting in Nebraska.
George Zimmerman cannot stay out of the news.
Onions were so cheap in India, even your momma couldn't cook them all.
Convicted New Delhi rapists to be sentenced tomorrow, possibly will hang.
When we worshiped craven images.
Barber who uses fire to trim hair. Pat Buchanan's hair.
The Daily Word in Utah gorings, SNAP cuts and a lost Van Gogh
By Mark Lopez [ Mon Sep 9 2013 10:29 AM ]
Are you sure that's an original Van Gogh? Where's my magnifying glass?
Russia calls on Syria to turn over its chemical weapons and place them under international control.
The new iPhones might have a fingerprint scanner? What will they think of next? An eye-laser identification system?
A man died over the weekend after falling from an elevated walkway at San Francisco's Candlestick Park during an NFL game.
A man in Utah was airlifted to the hospital after being gored by his buffalo. According to news reports, this is the third animal goring to happen in Utah in less than a month.
Amanda Hobbs, 24, died this morning due to injuries received from a triple shooting that happened in Valencia County on Saturday. Her father, Wesley Hobbs, 54, died after being shot twice in the head, and her mother, Patricia Hobbs, was also shot but is now out of the hospital. Police have yet to pinpoint suspects or a motive for the shooting.
A candlelight vigil was held on Sunday evening to honor fallen firefighter, Token Adams, who went missing on Aug. 30 in Jemez Springs Park. His body was found a week later, and officials specified that he died after crashing his ATV.
Some New Mexicans are going to have to make arrangements when the SNAP (food stamps) program loses some of its benefits within the next two months.
Move over Ancient Egypt; it looks like a modern Eurasian has the market cornered on mummification.
V.22 No.35 |
The Daily Word in used pregnancy tests, crap in the oceans, "Hemisphere" and gay marriage in Los Alamos
RIP David Frost
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Sep 3 2013 8:53 AM ]
Los Alamos County clerk may soon issue marriage licenses to gay couples.
Another wide reaching and comprehensive phone records surveillance program: "Hemisphere."
The United States and Israel tested a new air-defense system by launching missiles from somewhere in the Mediterranean today.
Off the grid homeowners can't refinance their home because their house is off the grid.
Because it is all about getting him to ask you to marry him. Or go on vacation. Or just pocketing 400.00.
Where all that crap people drop into the water ends up ten years from now.
The Daily Word in hot schools in the Midwest, California's Rim Fire and lava lamps
By Mark Lopez [ Mon Sep 2 2013 10:29 AM ]
Congress and the White House are still trying to decide whether or not to launch a limited military strike against Syria for using chemical weapons on civilians last month.
One-year-old Antiq Hennis was shot in the head and killed Sunday night in Brooklyn, NY. According to sources, the bullet was meant for this father, Anthony Hennis.
For those who are taking a break this Labor Day and reading Fifty Shades of Grey, the two main stars of the movie adaptation were announced.
California's Rim Fire is still raging, and many fear for the lives of the cattle that graze those lands.
It's getting hot in here, so can I please go home?
The search still continues for missing firefighter, Token Adams, who went missing on Friday afternoon when he failed to report to his crew at a “pre-planned meeting point” when responding to a fire in the Jemez.
Five people (including two children and a pregnant woman) died this Labor Day weekend in car crashes around the state.
Hey Londoners, go get you some lava lamps. They turn 50 tomorrow!
The Daily Word in Syria developments, crazy UNM frat, Anasazi building
By E.J. Maliskas [ Fri Aug 30 2013 9:47 AM ]
France may become the primary U.S. ally in a possible strike against Syrian forces.
More on Facebook's privacy policies.
Lamar Odom arrested for DUI.
UNM's Sigma Alpha Epsilon comes in at number three on Rolling Stone's list of top 10 out-of-control fraternities.
Police say a woman gave birth to a baby boy in the bathroom of a busy sports bar, killed the infant, and then headed back out to finish watching a wrestling match.
APD declines use of dashboard cameras, doesn't have the best history with using their lapel cameras.
Anasazi building in Downtown Albuquerque begins pre-selling units as construction continues.
V.22 No.34 |
The Daily Word in Gay Marriage in Albuquerque, intervention in Syria, crack in a cavity and change in the South Valley.
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Aug 27 2013 8:34 AM ]
Same-sex marriage is a reality in Bernalillo County.
Voice your opinion on a major makeover proposed for Bridge Boulevard today at 3:00 in the basement (Vincent Griego Chambers) of the City/County building (1 Civic Plaza).
Major improvements are also in store for Goff Road in the South Valley, however the Fourth Street Mall's future is uncertain.
Local Project Runway star Patricia Michaels was accused of stealing her own jewelry.
Monday rush hour traffic was all jacked up due to a driver with a bunch of crack shoved up their butt. Or, possibly, their hoo-ha. Police aren't saying which.
Donald Trump lashes out against everyone in the wake of a 40 million dollar lawsuit being launched against him and his university.
Part of Black Keys singer Dan Auerbach's divorce settlement dictates that the Bob Dylan hair goes to his ex-wife.
Russia is not cool with possible US/UK intervention in Syria. Ostensibly a response to Syria's alleged use of chemical weapons, the US completely ignored its ally Saddam Hussein's use of WMDs in the eighties.
Why wouldn't you expect to get sick after eating something called a "cronut"?
Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston may be playing the part of Lex Luther in an upcoming film.
Oil of Gladness, Pain-Extractor, Pain-Exterminator, Eclectric Oil and other snake oils (gallery).
The Daily Word in Coca-Cola's vault, Bernalillo same-sex hearing and "sex boxes" in Switzerland
By Mark Lopez [ Mon Aug 26 2013 10:33 AM ]
The United States and Britain team up to show Syria's government that when you “cross a line” (referring to a gas attack that killed at least 355 people, though some reports have stated the death toll was over 1,000), the world is going to get involved.
Police in Spokane, Wash., have arrested a second teenage suspect in the fatal beating of 88-year-old Delbert Belton, who was a WWII veteran.
After being found guilty last week for the Fort Hood shooting spree four years ago, the sentencing phase of Maj. Nidal Hasan's trial starts today.
There's a Coca-Cola vault? I want to go to there.
In preparation for a hearing this afternoon on same-sex marriage, Bernalillo County Clerk Maggie Toulouse Oliver has printed 1,000 same-sex marriage licenses.
Kids at Joy Junction learn how to capture their wishes and dreams with a camera via the Pictures of Hope program.
Mayor Richard Berry's office initiates the "Equity in Pay Task Force," aimed at closing the wage gap between men and women.
For those who find themselves taking long drives and suddenly getting the urge to have sex, Zurich, Switzerland now has “sex boxes” where people can drive up and give it a go. It's also safer for the prostitutes.
And now, the big question: Do we really want to see a John Lennon clone?
V.22 No.23 |
The Daily Word in Snowden's "disappearance," Syrian rebels and the Zimmerman trial
By Mark Lopez [ Mon Jun 10 2013 10:18 AM ]
Whooping cough claimed 10 children. Could lack of vaccines be a factor?
Where did Edward Snowden go?
The Zimmerman trial for the murder of Trayvon Martin starts today ...
Will the U.S. back Syrian rebels?
The Levi Chavez murder trial starts today as well ...
Ahem ... sir! That golf cart is not free!
New Mexico democrats rally to save federal special ed funding.
Officials say Thompson Ridge fire is 40 percent contained, while Kingston, N.M. has been issued a formal evacuation due to a fire in the Gila National Forest.
Val Midwest is on a photo spree!
V.22 No.13 |
The Daily Word in baby gorillas, reinstatement of CNM Chronicle and eyeballs in the can
By Mark Lopez [ Thu Mar 28 2013 9:54 AM ]
Sandy Hook Killer's home was crazy armed!
Damascus mortar strike claims 15 Syrian students.
Go, Gladys, Go!
CNM reinstates The Chronicle!
Hear ye, sign wavers ...
Casaus is still on the streets?
Eyeballs found in a trash can ...
V.22 No.11 |
The Daily Word in a stolen tortoise, a sharp wit, a titanic exhibit and an anniversary
By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Mar 19 2013 8:36 AM ]
NM Governor Susana Martinez is in Rome.
Mister Turtle the tortoise is safe and sound in Santa Fe.
An exhibit featuring items from the Titanic opens in Albuquerque this Saturday.
Check out this big old Bull Durham building sign.
How to maybe win rock/paper/scissors.
Rochester Police employ the lost art of letter writing.
North Carolina has extensive rules for MMA fights.
It is the tenth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq.
Possible chemical weapons attack in Syria.
V.21 No.50 | 12/13/2012
The Daily Word in strange naps, strange eyes, strange sexual taboos
By E.J. Maliskas and friends [ Thu Dec 13 2012 10:59 AM ]
Gunman opened fire Tuesday afternoon in a busy shopping mall near Portland, killing 2 and injuring one before turning the gun on himself.
Drunk man found napping inside a clothing store on Central tased twice by Albuquerque police.
Who was snubbed in the 2013 Golden Globe nominations?
Those darn distracted pedestrians.
Was an English monk in North America 150 years before Columbus?
Super macro photos of the human eye are creepy and cool.
Awwww, baby animals!
Truly fascinating facts about chameleons.
Nothing gets me in the Christmas spirit like terrified children sitting on Santa’s lap.
Bernalillo County Commission plans to spend $900,000 in attempt to stop contraband from making it into the Metro Detention Center.
Technician with a home-alarm company charged with burglary.
PBS presents: Concussion watch.
Big Brother is watching ... always watching.
Strange sexual taboos across the world include the idea that "... engaging in sexual relations out of doors will lead to the failure of the crops."
What’s going on with Syria?
Thanks to Nick Brown and Margaret Wright for the links!
V.21 No.48 |
The Daily Word in Syria, Tumblr takeover, text message birthday
By E.J. Maliskas [ Mon Dec 3 2012 9:32 AM ]
Clinton warns Syria not to cross the "red line."
Tumblr is currently being bombarded by a massive worm that spreads hateful anti-Tumblr messages.
ENMU toilet paper bandit repents and apologizes for his misconduct by sending the school 80 new rolls of two-ply.
Suspect on his way to jail for drug trafficking tried to hide evidence in deputy's car.
Obama's stimulus spending plan has Republicans "flabbergasted."
20 years ago today, the first text message was sent.
The iPhone 5 is headed out to 50 more countries.
According to former Chief Public Safety Officer Pete Dinelli, APD's problems can be blamed on Mayor Berry.
North Korea's at it again with the whole trying-
William and Kate are expecting a wee one.
Canadian woman says she survived a shooting by her ex-boyfriend because of her breast implants.
Singer-songwriter Open Mic with Jason Reed at SkyLight
Breastfeeding Group at Dar a Luz Birth & Health Center
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