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Get ready Balloon Fiesta, here comes Periscope!

Expect to see a large number of wondrous Periscope broadcasts from New Mexico over the next nine days. The 44th annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta  gets underway at 6 A.M. Saturday with the Dawn Patrol. In this new era of Periscope, I’ve been  thinking about all of the live streaming video that’s about to feature the magical skies and vibrant […]

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A tale of two shootings: Albuquerque and Ferguson

Guest Commentary by Daniel Klein Ferguson and Albuquerque: two nice towns that have been all over the news for reasons that would make their Chambers of Commerce cry. ALBUQUERQUE Albuquerque had the high-profile James Boyd police shooting. It was caught on video. Boyd, a mentally ill homeless man, was killed by APD officers in March of […]

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Girly Chew Hossencofft remembered 10 years after her murder

AUDIO: Former prosecutor Paul Spiers shares memories of “no body” case (runs 53:07) (Text of audio’s introductory remarks) Welcome to Beyond90Seconds.com.  I’m Mark Horner. As I sit at my desk at home this evening…recording these words…I do so thinking about a murder that began to unfold exactly 10 years ago tonight. For it was right […]

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“American Justice” to feature Hossencofft case Thursday

Journalist Bill Kurtis takes aim at a bizarre New Mexico murder case this week.  Kurtis, host of A&E’s American Justice, tells the story of the Girly Chew Hossencofft murder in an hour-long episode titled, “Traces in Blood.” Because I covered this case for the better part of five years–and even wrote a book about it–I […]

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Exclusive Video: Hossencofft Caribbean cruise

The sensational Hossencofft murder case has been the subject of numerous national television programs, but none of them has featured the video I’m now posting Online. The video shows “Dr. Hossencofft” working his so-called charm on a Caribbean cruise. He was very much married at the time. But his wife had no idea what evil […]

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