public safety


V.25 No.43 | 10/27/2016

Seasons Change

Early Voting Edition

So you've probably heard of this crazy thing called early voting... ever tried it? I have. It's totally the best. You get hit with a rush of patriotic power, like, as soon as you walk in because you get to vote almost as soon as you walk in.

Seriously, though, I highly recommend it. The longest I've ever had to wait for early voting was maybe three minutes. Compared to what I saw for the primary election earlier this year—crazy long lines and wait times—and, personally, I expect there will more people this time around.

Early voting is easy. You can literally google, “early voting near me” and polling stations near you will come up on your screen. Go here and they'll even tell you what the wait time currently is! If you're concerned about time, your employer legally has to give you time off to vote.

Voting is important, particularly this election cycle. Please vote. And the sooner, the better. Good luck fam. Early voting ends Nov. 5.

V.24 No.23 | 6/4/2015

news

The Daily Word in Kim Kardashian and an ice cream named Hitler

The Daily Word

Nazi war criminals in the US are receiving retirement bennies.

There’s a brand of ice cream named Hitler.

This bridge in Paris is being set free.

Kim Kardashian has another bun in the oven.

Illuminating your neurons can retrieve lost memories.

During a concert in TJ over the weekend, Enrique Iglesias foolishly underestimated the power of a drone.

An ex-FIFA official cited an article in The Onion as part of his defense strategy.

Paul McCartney is off the reefer.

A man obsessed with Mila Kunis has escaped a mental facility.

Clint Eastwood turns 85 today!

V.23 No.16 | 4/17/2014
Zak T Photography

Editorial

Department Corrections

Reforming APD’s culture of violence requires radical change

Wherein Alibi Managing Editor Samantha Anne Carrillo reflects on the US Department of Justice investigation into Albuquerque police violence—specifically the resultant scathing DOJ report—and entreats citizens to engage in critical dialogue with both the DOJ and elected officials about our city’s future.
V.19 No.35 | 9/2/2010

news

The city doesn’t know why the lights are out Downtown

For more than a week, I’ve heard people talking about about how dark it is on Central and how that seems to be a safety hazard. The streetlights have been off between First and Eighth Streets. I called around today to find out why. The 311 operator sent me to PNM, who sent me back to the city. No one quite knows what’s going on.

Traffic Engineer Martin Carrasco said PNM is responsible for some of the lights and the city is responsible for others, so people reporting the problem may have been bounced between the agencies. He called back to add that the Traffic Engineering Department had someone troubleshooting the problem about an hour ago.