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In the ‘Breaking Bad’ city of Albuquerque, trust in the trigger-happy police has broken down

Albuquerque’s people are struggling with poverty, mental illness and drugs – and have had enough ofa force that has killed 25 in four years, reports Rory Carroll The bloodstains have faded but bullet holes remain etched in the peach-coloured wall where Mary Hawkes, a troubled 19-year-old, died in a blast…

The good, the bad and the ugly as fans take a trip to ‘Breaking Bad’ lands

Breaking Bad has swept the Emmys and gripped millions. Now, as the final episode is shown, the location is making a killing too It took a while for Albuquerque to embrace Breaking Bad. The depiction of a good man turning evil and unleashing drugs and violence across the city was…

Teens bused to Albuquerque to protest ‘abortion holocaust’ outside actual Holocaust museum

As part of its “Do You Know? Do You Care?” campaign, Survivors of the Abortion Holocaust staged a protest Thursday outside of the New Mexico Holocaust and Intolerance Museum. The activists not only held signs reading “ABQ: America’s Auschwitz,” they entered the museum to hand out leaflets and demand it…

Bizarre: New Mexico news station treats ‘Pedobear’ as real threat

A television news station in Albuquerque, New Mexico ran a story this week that has many people familiar with Internet culture shaking their heads in confused dismay. Just to be clear, the character “Pedobear” is not a real cartoon, nor is it a calling card for pedophiles. It is a…

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