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

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The Daily Word in Afghanistan fallout, March Madness, Jocko the Bull

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Hamid Karzai tells American troops to back off in wake of massacre. Taliban also cancels proposed peace talks with U.S.

NCAA Tournament kicks off today—here’s some last-minute bracket tips. ... Or you could just copy President Obama’s.

And by the way, Lobos tip off at 2:10 on cable, Aggies at 7:45 on regular TV.

Flasher at the Santa Fe Hobby Lobby.

It’s much easier dealing with DWIs in this state if you’re a former cop.

R.I.P. Jocko the Bull, father of at least 160,000. This guy makes Wilt Chamberlain look like Tim Tebow.

Ex Illinois guv heads to federal lockup in Colorado.

Company getting rich through “patent trolling” on cities hurting from the economic strain.

Trouser snakes, (not quite) on a plane.

Goldman Sachs takes big hit after employee steps down and slams company in NY Times op-ed.

Aldous Snow turns on the paparazzi.

V.20 No.51 | 12/22/2011

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The Daily Word in the Barefoot Bandit, brick weed on Broadway, boozy Blago

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Six former Freddie Mac and Fannie May bigwigs sued by the SEC.

Video shows inmates escaping Santa Fe Courthouse. The cop who saw them flee takes a leisurely stroll and sets down his drink before chasing them down. Who is this guy? Dirty Harry?

55 bricks of weed found at crackdown on auto repair shop on Broadway.

Death toll up to 169 in India bootleg liquor poisoning, with 195 under treatment.

Barefoot Bandit due for sentencing today on 33 charges in a Washington state court.

Boy meets girl. Boy takes girl to movies. Boy leaves girl in theater and steals her car.

Christopher Hitchens died.

Woman’s breast implant sucked through her ribcage during Pilates maneuver.

ICC may investigate Gaddafi’s death as a war crime.

Two baby goats apparently tortured and killed in the South Valley.

In less depressing animal cruelty news, dog that was thrown from car window found alive.

Is the 1994 Chargers team cursed by the Grim Reaper?

Just when it looked like Blago was out of the picture, source tells the Sun-Times that “Rod can’t sleep without drinking.” The judge that sentenced him to 14 years recommends prison rehab.

Third-rate NFL player arrested in major drug sting. Meanwhile, Long Island high-schoolers get suspended for Tebowing.

V.20 No.50 | 12/15/2011

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The Daily Word in Gingrich, mistletoe shotgun, Rod Blagojevich

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Democrats hedging bets on Romney vs. Gingrich.

But Gingrich’s sister is voting for Obama, due to Gingrich’s stance on gay rights.

Gov. Susana Martinez tries once again to disallow illegal immigrants from getting New Mexico licenses.

Local couple took a wrong turn into a snowstorm on their way back from Arizona. Wife died trying to find shelter.

The heralded tradition of blasting mistletoe with a shotgun is revitalized in Decatur, Ill.

The ashes of at least 274 U.S. troops were dumped in a Virginia landfill.

MoMA visitor falls and rips Picasso.

Illinois ex-Gov. Blago apologizes, still gets 14 years on 18 corruption counts. He was a mixed up guy. C’mon, all he really wanted to do was trade a Senate seat for cash and impersonate Elvis.

Finalists for UNM presidency interviewed today.

Albert Pujols goes to the Angels on a 10-year contract, reportedly worth at least $25 million a year.

Putin blames Hillary for protests over Russian parliament results.

It’s panda countin’ time.

In other cute animal news, these pets are ready for the cold.

Michigan vs. Wisconsin: The mitten wars.

Four killed in Juarez ambulance attack.

The long-awaited release of Lindsay Lohan’s Playboy cover.

Florida cops say man threw a bag of McDonald’s at a cashier, then passed out in his driveway.