How The West Was Wrong: Digging Up The Bones Of Billy The Kid
The legend of the Wild West's most infamous outlaw may seem straightforward, but the truth is anything but. Two small-town sheriffs, a passionate historian, and, now, a succession of TV specials raise the question: Who owns Billy the Kid's history?
Two New Mexico Cops Will Face Charges In The Killing Of A Homeless Camper
The Albuquerque, New Mexico, district attorney says two local police officers will be charged in the March 2014 killing of James Boyd, a 38-year-old homeless and mentally ill man. Officers could face murder for the fatal shooting.
9 Feature Stories We're Reading This Week: A Spaceport, The Gig Economy And The Wu-Tang Clan
This week for BuzzReads, Joshua Wheeler heads to the tiny town of Truth or Consequences, New Mexico to investigate the future of space tourism. Read that and these other stories from around BuzzFeed and the web.
Failure To Launch: How New Mexico Is Paying For Richard Branson's Space Tourism Fantasy
One of the poorest states in the nation has invested nearly a quarter of a billion dollars and 10 years in creating a hub for Richard Branson’s space tourism company, Virgin Galactic. Some see it as the crown jewel of a new space age while others call it a carnival for the 1 percent — but with persistent delays and mounting financial strain, Spaceport America is just trying to avoid becoming New Mexico’s costliest, most futuristic ghost town.
World's Greatest/Grossest Police Report, Part 4
A New Mexico woman was recently arrested and charged with aggravated assault following a violent argument with her daughter-in-law. Bellow are excerpts from the police report detailing the event. WARNING: If you're squeamish about titty twisters, don't proceed.