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Ghost in Police Station Video Goes Viral

Ghost in Police Station Video Goes Viral

By Mike Tuttle September 30, 2014

“Then, I saw the legs … and it was a human … not a real human … a ghost.” In Espanola, New Mexico, uniformed officers aren’t the only thing that can be seen sauntering through the local police station. Last …

Dennis Hopper Honored at 'Easy Rider' Festival

Dennis Hopper was honored in Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico on Saturday–the day the late actor would have celebrated his 78th birthday–as part of an Easy Rider Festival. Hopper made the iconic film and counterculture that followed it famous back …

Kitty Litter May Have Caused Radiation Leak

A nuclear waster storage facility in New Mexico was shut down weeks ago after researchers discovered unsafe levels of radiation, which affected 21 workers. Now scientists have attributed kitty litter to a possible cause of the nuclear decontainment. The underground …

Kitty Litter May Have Caused Radiation Leak

New Mexico’s environmental official said on Tuesday that kitty litter that was used for absorbing radioactive debris may be the cause of a chemical reaction that resulted in a radiation leak below ground at a nuclear waste storage. Dangerous radiation …

The Atari E.T. Game Land Fill Legend

The year is 1983. The Alamogordo Daily News reported in September that between 10-20 (actually 14) semi-trucks coming from a storehouse in El Paso, Texas, traveled 90 miles to a landfill in Alamogordo, New Mexico. At night, they would unload, …

New Mexico Helicopter Crash Injures Pilot

The pilot of a medivac helicopter was injured after crash landing on the roof of University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque Wednesday at around 6 p.m. Two other medical personnel were on board, but were unhurt. The pilot’s injuries …

Albuquerque Protests Turn Violent

Earlier this month, James Boyd, age 38, was confronted by police officers for illegally camping in the Sandia Foothills in Albuquerque, New Mexico. After a somewhat brief standoff, Boyd and the officers had come to a peaceful agreement of sorts. …

Peanut Butter Dumped in Landfill, Thank Costco

Roughly one million jars of peanut butter are being dumped into Curry County landfill in Clovis, New Mexico to speed up the bankruptcy of Sunland Inc., the peanut processing plant that was the source of a September, 2012 salmonella outbreak …

Peanut Butter Dumped In Landfill After Bankruptcy

Peanut butter dumped into a New Mexico landfill is on the minds of many this week after nearly a million jars were destroyed. Sunland Inc., the peanut-processing plant that made the peanut butter, is at the center of a bankruptcy …

Horse Slaughterhouse Bill Up For Vote
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This week, a budget bill that will effectively ban horse slaughter by cutting funding for inspections will be up for a vote in Congress. The budget bill was released Monday night. Should the bill pass without changes, lawsuits that have …

New Mexico Supreme Court Rules For Marriage Equality
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The New Mexico Supreme Court has made a landmark decision regarding marriage equality. The panel of five judges ruled that same-sex marriages were legal across the state. An excerpt of the decision reads: We conclude that although none of New …

Heavy Snow a Surprise for Southwest

The western side of the United States is dealing with an intense storm by the name of Isis, and the southern and eastern parts of the country are sure to have their turn with it soon. According to the Associated …

2012 FBI Stats: Tennessee is Most Violent State
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24/7 Wall St.com did an analysis last week of the FBI’s recently released 2012 crime statistics, but before anyone starts hastily comparing states, it should be noted that the FBI does remind people not to compare state violence in rankings. …

Frito Pie Review Gets New Mexico Riled Up
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Anthony Bourdain is known for speaking his mind about the food he travels the world to try, and while his palette is invariably accustomed to high-end fare, sometimes one just has to do as the Romans do and eat local …

Roswell UFO Incident Gets A Google Doodle Roswell UFO Incident Gets A Google Doodle
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Google is running a doodle on its homepages around the world celebrating the 66th anniversary of the famed Roswell UFO incident, which took place on this day in 1947. Legend has it that a UFO crashed on a ranch near …

Horse Slaughterhouse: USDA Opens Path for Horsemeat
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Horse—It’s What’s for Dinner. Is this the new trendy food item? Despite the fact that the UK was recently up in arms after it was discovered that some varieties of microwavable meals contained horsemeat, other countries are comfortable with the …

New Search for Atari Games Buried in a Landfill

Legend has it that there’s a massive grave of Atari games, most notably millions of copies of the epic commercial failure E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, buried in a New Mexico landfill. If you’re an Atari nerd or video game historian, you …