in 1899, Georgia native Francis Marion Boyer walked 2,000 miles to New Mexico to start a black town he called Blackdrom.
A 17-year-old died after a 911 dispatcher hung up on the teen trying to save his life, FOX News reports. Seventeen-year-old Jaydon Chavez-Silver was hanging out with several friends, including Esperanza Quintero, 17, at a house party in Northeast Albuquerque, New Mexico back in June. While playing cards in the kitchen, bullets from a drive-by shooting entered the home, with one hitting […]
A 30-year-old man was arrested at a New Mexico show headlined by Dave Chappelle after he decided to throw a banana peel at him on stage. Christian Englander was charged with suspicion of misdemeanor disorderly conduct and battery for throwing the piece of fruit at the comedian, which ended up hitting him in the leg. The man claimed […]
Tarainia McDaniel (pictured), recently filed a lawsuit against a Planet Fitness in New Mexico over an incident that occurred in October 2011, claiming that the gym wouldn’t allow her to wear her religious head covering when she tried to work out, reports Albuquerque Journal. SEE ALSO: California Planet Fitness Told Woman To Cover Up Her […]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— A 13-year-old was handcuffed and hauled off to a juvenile detention for burping in class, according to a lawsuit filed against an Albuquerque school principal, a teacher and school police officer. The boy was transported without his parents being notified in May after he “burped audibly” in PE class and his teacher called […]
SANTA FE, N.M. — Surveillance footage caught an officer having sex on top of a car while in uniform in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Santa Fe Police have not released the name of the officer but claim they are investigating the matter. KOB.com reports: KOB has blurred out the woman’s image, but you can see […]
Many of us get so consumed in our every day lives, that we forget to stop and read the news. To relieve you of your troubles, The Daily Beast whipped up a “cheat sheet” to keep you abreast with the most pertinent news this week. Stories include the suicide bombings in Kabul, the fatal car […]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.-Tony Hillerman Middle School assistant boys’ basketball coach Tomas Vargas was arrested for allegedly asking a 14-year-old girl to perform oral sex on players if she wanted to be team manager. KOAT reports: Police said she claims Vargas was there with three players. She said Vargas told her she needed to perform oral sex […]
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