​Mom Tries to Evade Ticket, Cop Shoots at Minivan Full of Kids

She was just trying to take her kids to the Rio Grande. Or that's what Oriana Ferrell says in this newly released dashcam footage from an Oct. 28 incident outside of Taos, New Mexico. » 11/17/13 8:17pm 11/17/13 8:17pm

Mother Chases Down Child's Abductor and Rams Him, Leading to Arrest

A mother of a 4-year-old in New Mexico chased down her child's abductor and rammed him with her car after a seven-mile pursuit, leading to the safe return of her daughter and the arrest of the suspect. » 5/17/13 9:20am 5/17/13 9:20am

This Insane Former New Mexico Congressional Candidate Was Caught…

Besides stealing nuclear secrets or talking in a movie theater, I don't think there's a bigger dick move on the planet than tire slashing. That's exactly what this former Congressional candidate in New Mexico is accused of doing. Repeatedly. Oh, and stalking. Not cool, bro! » 1/04/13 12:00pm 1/04/13 12:00pm

Drunk Smalltown Beauty Queen Wrecks Her PT Cruiser And Knocks Out…

Sarah Richardson is a model citizen of Las Cruces, N.M. She's a beauty queen, she volunteers in the community, and she may even want world peace. But she ended up disturbing the peace the other day when she allegedly got drunk and crashed her car into a light pole. » 12/19/12 3:40pm 12/19/12 3:40pm

Watch An Old Man In A Nightgown Shoot Up A Speed Camera Truck

An unidentified senior in Sante Fe, New Mexico, apparently fed up with the city's unmanned speed camera truck, decided to take action and fired half-a-dozen rounds from a handgun into the vehicle's windshield. As it was 1:20 in the morning, the man was wearing a flowing white nightgown. » 4/23/12 12:00pm 4/23/12 12:00pm

Man In Stolen School Bus Leads Police On Highway Pursuit

A man in an stolen School Bus lead Police on a probably not very high speed chase down Interstate 40 in New Mexico yesterday. After receiving calls of a school bus driving erratically early yesterday morning police in Grants, NM tracked down the offending vehicle around 6am. » 3/11/12 12:30pm 3/11/12 12:30pm

Baby born in truck during New Mexico blizzard

When Elizabeth LeFevre went into labor around midnight last Tuesday morning, the drive to the hospital was complicated by one serious problem: Interstate 25, which runs between the family's home near Cañoncito and Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center in Santa Fe, was shut down by a snowstorm. » 12/27/11 10:30am 12/27/11 10:30am

These are America's 12 best license plates

Every year for the last 40 years the Automobile License Plate Collectors Association (ALPCA) selects America's best license plate. This year's 40th anniversary competition featured a record number of nominations from as far away as American Samoa. There's even a bear-shaped plate! Here are America's 12 best license… » 11/08/11 12:00pm 11/08/11 12:00pm

This police officer was caught on video having sex on the hood of a car

This is a surveillance photo of a New Mexico State Trooper caught strip-searching a random woman with his penis on the hood of a car. What's even more funny? There's a prairie dog sitting there watching. » 8/30/11 4:00pm 8/30/11 4:00pm

Trucker Amok!

Erik Dubach, a diesel jockey from Mount Vernon, Illinois, felt that he'd just had enough. And he knew the source of his troubles: Albuquerque, New Mexico. Yes, that fetid cesspool of sin and corruption needed to be messed up, and with a couple grams of rocket fuel up his nose and some grinding of gears in his… » 3/06/07 9:15am 3/06/07 9:15am

New Mexico Gets Tesla "WhiteStar" Facility — To Produce An Electric…

I had the chance to meet Tesla Motors CEO Martin Eberhard briefly at the Detroit Auto Show this year, not less than a couple of days after their research center was to be opening in Metro Detroit. I jokingly asked him if we'd be seeing a manufacturing center for the "White Star" four-door 'lectric sedan located… » 2/20/07 5:59am 2/20/07 5:59am

Talking Urinal Mints To Put Kibosh On New Mexico Drunk Driving

It's well known that New Mexico has a serious problem with drunk driving (at one point it became the only state with its own "DWI Czar"). In a move that reeks of desperation shows real innovative thinking, the state is now buying 500 urinal mints, to be placed in men's rooms in bars across the state. These futuristic… » 2/16/07 3:02pm 2/16/07 3:02pm

Weeding Out Good Used Cars: New Mexico Man Finds 22 Pounds Of Pot In…

The town of Hobbs, NM better be getting ready for some visitors. I'm expecting stoners from across the country to converge on used car lots across the sleepy little New Mexico city with a population of just over 28,000 because of what one resident found in his most recent used car purchase — $28,000 worth of mary jane… » 11/24/06 3:51pm 11/24/06 3:51pm

Unsers Hosed by Po-Pos in New Mexicos

Man, we miss Al Senior and Bobby Unser. Thankfully, however, the brothers, with 7 Borg-Warner trophhies between them, made a bit of news today by trying to cross a crime scene in Albuquerque. While the fuzz had chased down a carjacker, who ultimately either accidentally or on-purpose turned a shotgun on himself after… » 8/10/06 12:55am 8/10/06 12:55am

Bullrun Update: Ditka Would've Taken the Lot of 'Em

As the teams first pulled into Chicago, there were conflicting reports as to whether the Magnaflow RS4 driven by Stefan Johannson and Prince Malik came in first or the RENNTech CL600 of Team Reicke came in in the lead position. The Reicke boys, Jay Reicke and Byron Burkhardt, were the confirmed first-placers, rolling… » 7/23/06 10:14pm 7/23/06 10:14pm

Podcasts About UFOs: Farago Podcasts About Roswell Vee Dub Convention

"Sometimes I see her sitting on the rooftop/Perched in a lawnchair and staring into the sky/I know that somewhere in some faraway galaxy/That some gray men with telescopes are gazing right into her eyes." -Grant Hart » 6/22/06 7:15pm 6/22/06 7:15pm