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Archive for September 18th, 2011

  • Federal raid of NM gun shop netted 1,200 firearms

    September 18, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal authorities seized more than 1,200 firearms and nearly 2 million rounds of ammunition when they raided a family-run gun shop in New Mexico last month. The raid was part of a multi-agency investigation into illegal gun sales...

  • EX-NM corrections officer sentenced for child porn

    September 18, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former Quay County corrections officer has been sentenced to more than eight years in federal prison in a child pornography case. Prosecutors say 42-year-old Stephen Hensley was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Albuquerque....

  • Rain, economy hurting vendors at NM State Fair

    September 18, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Fair officials say it’s the safest on record in the event’s 73 year history. But that doesn’t mean that the fair hasn’t been plagued by problems. KOB-TV says lightning knocked out power at...

  • NH notes 50th anniversary of UFO abduction story

    September 18, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    In this Sept. 16, 1966 file photo, Barney Hill and Betty Hill of Portsmouth, N.H., are shown. The Hills claimed to have been abducted by UFO extraterrestrials in New Hampshire’s White Mountains on a return trip from Canada, on Sept. 19, 1961. (AP Photo,...

  • Santa Fe woman spicing things up with salsa brand

    September 18, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    Terry Rodriquez, owner of Alave! (This is good) Salsa and Queso Suave mixes the ingredients that she uses to make her secret formula on Wednesday Sept. 7, 2011 at the Espanola Commercial Kitchen in Espanola, N.M. Rodriguez has worn many hats before starting...

  • 'Mad Men,' 'Boardwalk Empire' face off at Emmys

    September 18, 2011 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    Elizabeth McGovern, an Emmy nominee for Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie for “Downton Abbey,” poses at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards Performers Nominee Reception, Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, in Los Angeles. The Primetime Emmy Awards will be held...

  • High-stakes diplomacy over Palestinian UN bid

    September 18, 2011 • National News, World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 14, 2007 file photo, a Palestinian man argues with an Israeli soldier during a demonstration against Israel’s separation barrier at the village of Bilin, near the West Bank city of Ramallah. The Palestinians will be able to...

  • Frustration, zeal mix in siege of Gadhafi bastion

    September 18, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

    Former rebel fighters put a pre-Gadhafi flag at the northern gate of Bani Walid, as smokes rises from the town, Libya, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011. Libyan fighters are streaming into Bani Walid, one of the remaining bastions of ousted leader Moammar Gadhafi, in a...

  • NTSB: Plane that crashed at air race had camera

    September 18, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    Noah Joraanstad, a commercial pilot from Alaska, lies in a hospital as he points to himself in a video taken at the air show where he was injured a day earlier, in Reno, Nev., Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011. Joraanstad was injured after pilot Jimmy Leeward’s...

  • Strauss-Kahn denies violence in sex assault cases

    September 18, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn, former head of the International Monetary Fund, looks on prior to a television interview at the TV news broadcast by French TV station TF1, in Boulogne-Billancourt, outside Paris, Sunday Sept. 18, 2011. Strauss-Kahn has dismissed...