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Three billboards in Albuquerque, New Mexico

It doesn’t seem to make much sense. Why rent billboards about a decade-old serial killer case?

Yes, the murders of 11 women whose bodies were later found buried on the West Mesa continue to haunt Albuquerque. 124 more words


Goodbye, Old Trees!

Dear Jasper and Kestrel,

Salinas is an old city, as I was reminded of yesterday at Salinas History Day. It is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year, and some of the houses still standing were built in the 1890s, over 100 years ago. 397 more words

3-Year-Old Boy Fatally Shot In Compton

CARSON (CBSLA) — A 3-year-old baby was fatally shot near Compton liquor store Saturday evening.

Sheriff’s deputies received a call about the shooting on W. Alondra Boulevard at Nate’s Liquor Store around 7:45 p.m. 65 more words


Driver trying to evade police in stolen vehicle captured with help of ASU

Two men are facing charges after a driver in a stolen vehicle attempted to evade Saskatoon police on Thursday.

Police said the owner spotted his stolen pickup truck parked in the 1200-block of Central Avenue with two men inside it at around 5:25 p.m. 117 more words


Friday Nights: Nov. 17

(* names removed to protect identities)

I arrive at the vacant parking lot that we claim as ours on Friday nights.  The shuttered business on this lot has been leased and there is cleanup going on, most of the broken glass has been swept up.   556 more words

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Friday Nights: Nov. 10

(*names removed to protect identities)

“I’m A, what is your name?”  
I smiled and replied, “I’m M, nice to meet you A.” She knelt down on the asphalt parking lot, “Nice to meet you too.” and picked through a bin of donated clothes.  585 more words

War Zone

The cost of selling sex

Most women on the streets of the War Zone will do prostitution at one time or another.

Because they aren’t idiots.

When it’s in the negative digits on a February night, and they’re faced with the very real possibility of freezing to death in their sleep, they’ll sell the one commodity they always have in order to get a hotel room. 451 more words