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Billy the Kid

'Fastest Nun In The West' Could Become A Saint

AP | RUSSELL CONTRERAS | Posted 06.25.2014 | Religion

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Archdiocese of Santa Fe announced Wednesday it is exploring sainthood for an Italian-born nun who challenged Billy the ...

My Father Was Billy the Kid

Bill Stieger | Posted 08.17.2014 | Fifty
Bill Stieger

ey called him "Billy the Kid." He was a fighter, but never hit me once. However, when I did something wild (which was often) he'd say, "Don't start anything; I've got at least one good fight left in me!"

Sassy and Sophisticated: Diablo Ballet All Grown Up at 20

Carla Escoda | Posted 05.08.2014 | Arts
Carla Escoda

After 20 years of charming East Bay audiences, Walnut Creek-based Diablo Ballet tipped its hat to the past with an anniversary program that segued movingly from film clips of past performances to live performance of the same pieces, but also nodded vigorously to the future with a brand new work by resident choreographer Robert Dekkers.

America's Most Notorious Criminal Hideouts

Roadtrippers | Posted 11.07.2013 | Travel
Roadtrippers

If The Godfather has taught me anything, it's that crime doesn't pay... well, ok maybe it does, but still, it's a dangerous game with high wins and even higher losses. If you live a life of crime, chances are you'll be on the run, and a hideout can make all the difference.

Koch Buys Himself Life-Size Old West Playhouse

Posted 08.21.2012 | Denver

"Nothing is impossible," so the saying goes, and is apparently a mantra that billionaire William Koch takes to heart. The oil tycoon whose net wor...

'Billy The Kid' Tombstone Repaired, But Vandals Still On The Loose

AP | Posted 07.06.2012 | Crime

FORT SUMNER, N.M. -- The tombstone of Billy the Kid has been repaired. Officials at the old Fort Sumner Museum say the famous outlaw's 2000-pound tom...

David Lohr

WANTED: Outlaws Who Vandalized Billy The Kid's Tomb

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 06.30.2012 | Crime

Infamous outlaw Billy the Kid has been dead for nearly 131 years, but someone apparently still holds a grudge against the buck-toothed gunslinger. ...

'Billy The Kid' PBS Film Explores Hispanic Link

AP | By RUSSELL CONTRERAS | Posted 12.12.2011 | Latino Voices

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- His mythical exploits and jail escapes made this son of Irish immigrants one of the nation's most famous Old West outlaws. Yet fe...

Billy The Kid Portrait Draws $2.3M At Auction

AP | By COLLEEN SLEVIN | Posted 08.26.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- What is believed to be the only surviving authenticated portrait of Billy the Kid went up for auction in Denver on Saturday and sold for $2....

Billy The Kid Portrait Up For Auction In Denver

AP | Posted 08.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- The iconic portrait of Billy the Kid that led to the mistaken belief that the outlaw was a southpaw is going up for sale this weekend. A ti...

The Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival: From Soviet Cannibals to Jarmusch's Cleveland

Karin Badt | Posted 06.15.2011 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

The most compelling films at the Thessaloniki festival this year all featured compelling individuals, from Pat Tillman (and family) to Tom Ze.

Wikileak's Julian Assange Inspires Street Artists

brooklynstreetart.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Pre-dating the modern "Street Art" movement, the street has traditionally been an outlet for the voice of the people and social movements have almost ...

No Pardon For Billy The Kid

AP | SUE MAJOR HOLMES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The rehabilitation of Billy the Kid lies dead in the dust. In one of his last official acts – or non-acts – bef...

Bill Richardson Will Consider Pardoning Billy The Kid In Final Days Of Term

AP | SUE MAJOR HOLMES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson says he's received a formal petition to pardon legendary gunslinger Billy the Kid, and will ...

Movie Review: Carlos -- Glamorizing Terrorism

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There's been a lot of excitement about Olivier Assayas' Carlos, and it's not hard to see why. But here's my objection: In presenting a terrorist as an action hero, it glorifies terrorism as a legitimate path of political action.

Billy The Kid Pardon: Bill Richardson's

AP | BARRY MASSEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SANTA FE, N.M. — The showdown between Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid has fascinated the American public for nearly 130 years with its classic, Ol...

Fathers Matter "Now" More Than Ever

Francesca Biller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Francesca Biller

Male influence in a child's life is invaluable, irreplaceable and necessary for most of us. There, I said it.