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V.25 No.32 | 08/11/2016

Daily Word

The Daily Word in Gary Johnson, drive through dope, naked accident victims and curly tail grubs

The Daily Word

The Albuquerque rally for third-party presidential candidate and former NM Governor Gary Johnson, originally scheduled for today, has been rescheduled to August 20.

A New Mexico Man charged with incest told authorities that he felt the relationship would spare his mother from further abuse and neglect.

Health department officials have rejected plans for a drive-through medical cannabis dispensary in Albuquerque.

In more local news, a naked man jumped into traffic and was hit by a car on I-40.

Second Judicial District Judge Alisa Hadfield set up a strict list of restrictions on news media covering the trial of former APD officers Keith Sandy and Dominique Perez. The two are charged with the death of homeless camper James Boyd in 2014. Their trial commences in September.

On Wednesday night, the Albuquerque Isotopes defeated the Las Vegas 51s by a score of 8-7, completing a four-game sweep of the Nevada team.

Although fishing on the Jemez River is slow this week, conditions are fair at Cochiti Lake for those using curly tail grubs. Meanwhile, hotdogs for bait still kill at Tingley Beach.

V.25 No.17 | 04/28/2016

The Daily Word in Climate, Opioids and Hover Bikes

The Daily Word

Now that you've got a break between semesters, you finally have some time to build yourself a hover bike like this guy.

A favorite food truck is moving indoors.

The rate of opioid overdoses is called a state of emergency by county commissioners.

The handling of police shootings are put in the spotlight for Santa Fe's DA race.

Our state climatologist talks about the climate trends in our state.

We are 6th most quickly warming state. Not that our Governor or Legislature cares.

The DOJ released the findings from its investigations of UNM's handling of sexual assualt cases.

V.23 No.12 | 3/20/2014

news

The Daily Word in mudslides, derailments and Gwar.

The Daily Word

A Washington mudslide has claimed at least eight fatalities.

An O’Hare Airport train derailment has injured at least 32 people.

Rest in peace, James Rebhorn.

Rest in peace, Oderus Urungus.

Japanese manhole covers are cool.

Do you want to build a snowman?

There was a police shooting in Los Lunas.

A man was rescued from Rio Grande quicksand.

Check out Albuquerque’s future buses.

Happy birthday, Harry Houdini.

V.20 No.26 | 6/30/2011

News Bite

Police on Police

Law enforcement think tank weighs in on APD’s shootings

A 91-page report spurred by the Albuquerque Police Department's spate of shootings was released on Friday, June 24. Among the findings: Violent crime and assaults on officers decreased over the last few years, but the number officer-involved shootings went up. The report also shows that the same officers are repeatedly involved in violent incidents, with 22 percent having a hand in 60 percent of such encounters.

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