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V.22 No.26 | 6/27/2013
It’s all fun and games until somebody gets horribly murdered.

Film Review

The Silence

Chilling Germanic crime thriller demonstrates how history (and death) repeats itself

Chilling Germanic crime thriller The Silence demonstrates how history (and death) repeats itself
V.22 No.23 |

news

The Daily Word in local drug-treatment for teens, murder and low-impact sources of protein.

The Daily Word

MATS is now open to teens.

It is pretty hot.

Spend the rest of the day watching Levi Chavez stand trial for murder.

There is an aggressive hawk in Altura Park.

Someone found 100 pounds of weed in their recycling bin.

Tricky does Patti Smith.

A "low-impact source of protein."

Safety recall.

A Texas-based Swede was stabbed to death with a stiletto heel.

Football player gets 30 days for slapping his attorny's ass in court.

On this day in 1983 DEVO's Theme From Doctor Detroit peaked at #59 on the Billboard charts.

The Night-Stalker died.

news

The Daily Word in Snowden's "disappearance," Syrian rebels and the Zimmerman trial

The Daily Word

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.22 |

news

The Daily Word in China's fire, the Chavez case and bites on the buttocks

The Daily Word

You have the right to remain silent, now take this cotton swab and swirl it around your mouth for a spell.

Michael Douglas says that you can get throat cancer from an STD. Who'd have thought?

A fire at a poultry plant in Dehui, China kills 119 and injures 50.

Three storm chasers killed in Oklahoma; among them was veteran storm chaser Tim Samaras.

After a lengthy SWAT standoff, police have arrested a father and son in connection with the murder of 8-year-old Sunni Reza.

New Mexico fire crews hope to have two fires (Pecos and Tres Lagunas) fully contained by the end of Monday.

The Levi Chavez trial breaks ground almost six years after the shooting of his wife, Tera Chavez.

Tonight, we say "NO!" to fireworks!

Man arrested for aggravated battery after biting his wife's butt.

The Daily Word

You have the right to remain silent, now take this cotton swab and swirl it around your mouth for a spell.

Michael Douglas says that you can get throat cancer from an STD. Who'd have thought?

A fire at a poultry plant in Dehui, China kills 119 and injures 50.

Three storm chasers killed in Oklahoma; among them was veteran storm chaser Tim Samaras.

After a lengthy SWAT standoff, police have arrested a father and son in connection with the murder of 8-year-old Sunni Reza.

New Mexico fire crews hope to have two fires (Pecos and Tres Lagunas) fully contained by the end of Monday.

The Levi Chavez trial breaks ground almost six years after the shooting of his wife, Tera Chavez.

Tonight, we say "NO!" to fireworks!

Man arrested for aggravated battery after biting his wife's butt.

V.21 No.22 |

news

The Daily Word in tears, serpents and lucid dreams

The Daily Word

Speculation on what killed Johnny Tapia

New Mexico's five corporate legislators

Meth-like bath salts may be to blame for attack of the Miami face-eater.

NYC looks to ban large sodas and sugary drinks.

"Sesame Street" composer reacts to news that his songs may have been used to torture people at Gitmo.

Buy salt made from human tears.

Serpent-handling pastor dies from a rattlesnake bite.

Porn star is suspected of murder and mailing body parts to the Conservative Party of Canada.

The rise of lucid dreaming

What it means to be gay in Iran

Supercars that go 200 mph

American nuns prepare a response to Vatican charges that they're radical feminists.

Your state in sandwich form

Nicolas Cage performs John Cage. Kinda.

V.21 No.21 |

news

The Daily Word in Ad-Rock, aliens vs. gods and working too hard

The Daily Word

African American father and son say they were racially profiled, and APD took $17,000 in cash off their hands for no good reason.

Neil Armstrong almost never does interviews, but he spoke with Australian accountants about his trip to the moon.

Ad-Rock talks about MCA's death.

Who puts in the most hours at work, country-wise? How do you stack up?

KRQE scrutinizes New Mexico's pork barrel projects.

George Zimmerman was pretty tight with Sanford police.

Top two Mexican cartels stage public massacres to taunt authorities and frighten civilians.

Office break rooms are disgusting pits of germs, says guy who cares.

There may be no daily newspaper in New Orleans after The Times-Picayune announces cutback plans.

The company that owns Chicago's daily bought its weekly. (That's like the Journal purchasing the Alibi.)

Tennessee walking horse trainer pleads guilty to cruelty.

Egypt is voting for president for the first time.

Can the human race tell aliens from gods?

Beautiful rot.

MIT alleviates an age-old human frustration: getting ketchup out of the bottle.

V.21 No.11 | 3/15/2012

news

The Daily Word in Afghanistan massacre, Lobo madness, drunken Amish joyride

The Daily Word

U.S. soldier goes on killing spree of Afghani civilians. At least 16 dead. Taliban says it will strike back.

There were also mass murders in Syria.

Lobos get the No. 5 seed and will play Long Beach State on Thursday. Here’s the full bracket.

52 percent of Republican voters in Mississippi say they believe President Obama is Muslim.

Another sketchy officer-involved shooting in N.M.

Slovakian police say youth smokers responsible for

burning down 14th century castle.

Police say Amish kids were drinking when they crashed a buggy into a police car.

Bigoted priest put on leave for his anti-lesbian actions.

Donald Draper to Kim Kardashian, et al.: “Being a fucking idiot is a valuable commodity in this culture because you're rewarded significantly.”

Sofa King, not cool.

The oldest known Dickensian film re-discovered.

Start practicing now to pour the perfect pint of Guinness by Saturday.

Banksy's rant on advertising was plagiarized.

Can your home owner association really demand a DNA sample from your dog?

V.20 No.50 |

NEWS

The Daily Word in the Red Roof Inn killer, a Pastafarian Christmas and the dropping of the opossum

The Daily Word

APD made an arrest in the Red Roof Inn killing.

The executive director of the Taos County Housing Authority is the target of an embezzlement investigation.

Louisiana warns of brain-eating parasite in tap water.

Vaclav Havel died.

Alternate takes on Christmas decorations and nativity scenes in Virgina are upsetting to some people, including people who do not believe in the Flying Spaghetti Monster.

The first car in Antarctica was a VW beetle.

Hilarious Canadian road rage documentary from 1950: "Gentleman Jekyl and Driver Hyde."

Meet NYC killer dubbed the "Exterminator."

This video of a naked model with interchangeable body parts is indeed very Cronenberg.

How to make a penny disappear by changing the speed of light.

PETA wants to halt the annual new year's eve "dropping of the opossum" in this small North Carolina town.

On this day in 1964 the first episode of The Pink Panther aired.

V.20 No.38 |

news

The Daily Word in faster than light particles, home invasions and spontaneous human combustion

The Daily Word

Gary Johnson had the best line from last night's presidential debate. Also, a gay soldier was booed.

President Obama is rewriting No Child Left Behind.

Texas ends the ritual of a special last meal for death row inmates.

Scientists may have discovered faster than light particles.

Glowing kitty may further aid in AIDS research.

Early morning home invasion on the West Side.

The House passes a temporary spending bill, avoiding a government shutdown, for now.

The FBI is investigating mysterious "Arabic" graffiti on the underside of Southwest Airlines airplanes.

Is it worth it to pick your own apples?

A suspected member of LulzSec was arrested in Phoenix.

Scientists use science to explain near-death experiences!

Probably not a good idea to post your murder plans on Facebook.

Who doesn't love animated GIFs?

50 signs the world is coming to an end.

Spontaneous human combustion listed as cause of death of a 76-year-old man.

Chicken snack menus are the next front in the fast food wars.

Was Archduke Ferdinand's fate sealed because of cheese sandwich?

Someone is making a TV show based on musical chairs?

James Spader joined the cast of The Office.

Happy Birthday Tom Lester!!!

V.20 No.22 |

news

The Daily Word: Alec Baldwin for Mayor, Upgrade Your iPhone Today, Mass-Grave In Texas

The Daily Word

Wallow Fire is creeping towards the NM state line.

Connecticut became the 13th state to decriminalize marijuana.

Two dogs die after being left in hot Animal Welfare vehicle.

Conservative activist group puts fake eviction notices on Detroit homeowners' doors.

Margaret Thatcher won't meet with Sarah Palin.

The owner of Steins Ghost Town was found shot to death.

The Texas mass-grave that wasn't.

Speaker of the House John Boehner more than doubled his monthly expense account.

Long list of sports figures who claimed their Twitter was hacked.

E. Coli infections in Tennessee.

New deep space images from the VLT Survey Telescope.

Alec Baldwin is considering running for mayor of New York City.

How to upgrade your iPhone to iOS 5 today!

Australia's Department of Defense claims to have lost all of it's UFO files.

One out of four US hackers is a FBI informant.

Good news for the 23,322 bittorrenters accused of sharing The Expendables.

The most kissed girl in the world.

Why aren't airplane seats designed better?

Peanutweeter is the new Garfield Minus Garfield.

10 video game facts about the late Macho Man Randy Savage.

Happy birthday Joan Rivers!!!

V.20 No.19 |

news

The Daily Word: 5.13.11- revenge attacks, future of journalism, bring your passport, decapitated bodies

A bunch of serious, depressing stories and a couple bright ones

The Daily Word

Revenge bombing in Pakistan may be first of many.

Europe to curtail passport-free travel, stopper immigration.

Robert Krulwich, Radiolab host, gives commencement speech on the future of journalism.

Facebook paid PR firm to smear Google.

Nineteen decapitated bodies found in Durango, Mexico since Monday.

Two cyclists hit by cars Thursday, one dead. Not cool.

NM Forest Service to close several forests due to extreme fire danger.

Murders/suicide in Idaho leaves
five dead.

Mapfund announces a million in grants to groundbreaking performers.

The Oatmeal instructions for being a bad salesperson.

V.20 No.9 |

News

The Daily Word: NPR CEO Resigns, Ron Bell DWI Conviction, California Fish Kill

The Daily Word

It's Ash Wednesday, sinners!

Gov. Pat Quinn is set to sign legislation to abolish death penalty in Illinois.

Fire destroys 13 homes in Silver City.

Gang rape of 11-year-old girl in Texas leads to the arrest of 18 men and teenagers.

Pennsylvania farmhouse fire kills seven children.

Ron Bell found guilty on DWI charges.

NPR President and CEO Vivian Schiller resigned following James O'Keefe's latest prank.

Drivers illegally detained for using large bills on toll roads.

Utah lawmakers passed a bill forcing public school teachers to teach that the United States is a republic, not a democracy, because "Democracy" sort of has the word "Democrat" in it.

Victim's father vows to murder child killer if he gets out of prison.

Top ten things Newt Gingrich doesn't want you to know about Newt Gingrich.

Millions of dead anchovies clog shoreline in Redondo Beach.

Is food poisoning a crime?

Mexican police chief seeks US asylum.

A history of our attempts at communication with aliens.

Teacher quits after students discover her porny past.

Leave it to monkeys to invent a new fishing technique.

"This is the most illegal thing I've seen in the history of wrestling!"

Al Jazeera announces plans to launch English language children's channel that you will never get to watch because your cable company won't carry it.

Michael Chabon is creating a show for HBO about magicians who fight Nazis!

Check out McDonald's fancy new M Selections menu.

Because sometimes an ear of corn is not an ear of corn, or how to interpret your food dreams.

Angry Burger King customer climbs lumbers over counter to attack employees.

Have you tried Sonic's new hot dogs?

Watch every Power Ranger ever battle at the same time!

I wish there was something nerdier I could read to my kids instead of Goodnight Moon.

Here's a nice gallery of 1970s Japanese sci-fi art.

RIP Mike Starr, original bassist for Alice In Chains.

Watch the pilot to the Clarissa Explains It All sequel that never made it to air.

Happy birthday Brian Bosworth!

V.20 No.4 |

news

The Daily Word 1.30.11: Dirtbombs; tiny single bladed helicopter; Yiddish UFO

The Daily Word

Tracy Province, the Arizona escapee/alleged murderer who couldn't handle the 75mph speed limit has been returned to Albuquerque and will appear in court on Wednesday.

There is a nano single-bladed spy helicopter based on maple seeds in the works.

UFO spotted over Jerusalem.

Electronic Frontier Foundation report finds the FBI has been playing fast and loose with its procedures, the Constitution, civil liberties, etc, etc.

Twitter murder is still murder when you think about it. Plus other "media criticism" from Cracked.com

Next time you think you've crossed a line punishing your kids, relax.

Looters looted Cairo's loot-filled Egyptian Museum but basically they just robbed the gift shop and decapitated a couple mummies.

There are many themes to a revolution. Denial of service is a new one. An old stand-by is busting people out of prison.

Did you know the storming of the Bastille freed only seven people? That's how many were inside.

Canadian National locomotive threw a piston which crashed through someone's roof. Trains are female in case you were wondering. That's the way she goes.

The new Dirtbombs record is all covers of Detroit techno/disco tunes and sounds like Metal Box.

This straw is amazing. Amazing!

Stephen Colbert came to the defense of Taco Bell's beef last week.

A hearing on NM oil&gas environmental protection rules begins tomorrow at 8:30, Capital Room 307.

V.20 No.4 | 1/27/2011
Sean Christopher Lewis

Culture Shock

Murder in the City of Brotherly Love

Sean Christopher Lewis says he came to Philadelphia after graduate school to work at a local theater company. While he was in town, he was asked to participate in the mural program at Graterford Prison. The inmates, mostly people serving life sentences, constructed murals on cloth that were hung around the city.

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