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Archive for December 20th, 2011

  • Four die in New Mexico crash as blizzard hits area

    December 20, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    Travelers drive in slushy conditions along U.S. 550 near Rio Rancho, N.M., on Monday, Dec. 19, 2011. A major winter storm was moving across New Mexico on Monday, closing highways and stranding motorists in blizzard conditions. The storm was expected to bring...

  • Travelers sit in Kansas as snowstorm socks Plains

    December 20, 2011 • National News, State NewsComments Off

    Longmont police respond to three separate weather-related accidents as snow falls on Colo. Hwy. 66 at Francis Street in Longmont, Colo., on Monday, Dec. 19, 2001. A major storm is bringing blizzard conditions to Colorado’s southeastern corner, where...

  • Stocks soar on Europe hopes, strong housing starts

    December 20, 2011 • Business, National NewsComments Off

    Traders Gerard Farco, left, and Richard Cohen, right. work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011. Stocks are surging after the opening bell following encouraging signs out of Europe and a jump in apartment building in the U.S. (AP...

  • Bon Jovi: ‘Heaven looks a lot like New Jersey’

    December 20, 2011 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In a Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011 file photo, singer Jon Bon Jovi attends the premiere of “New Year’s Eve” at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York. Bon Jovi wants fans to know he’s not dead, and he has posted a photo proving it....

  • CNN star Piers Morgan testifies before UK inquiry

    December 20, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – This Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011 file photo shows Piers Morgan, host of CNN’s “Piers Morgan Tonight,” posing for a portrait in Pasadena, Calif. Morgan will talk via video link Tuesday Dec 20 2011 about his former job as editor of one...

  • House begins debating payroll tax cut

    December 20, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    Rep. Steny Hoyer D-Md. speaks during a news conference at Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Dec. 19, 2011 as House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi and Rep. James Clyburn D-S.C., listen. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) WASHINGTON (AP) — With neither side...

  • Kim Jong Il body displayed behind glass, flowers

    December 20, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

    In this image made from KRT television, the body of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il is laid in a memorial palace in Pyongyang, North Korea, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011. (AP Photo/KRT) PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea displayed the body of ruler Kim Jong...

  • Housing starts and permits surge; levels still low

    December 20, 2011 • Business, National NewsComments Off

    In this Nov. 22, 2011 photo, construction worker Will Capper works on a new house in Palo Alto, Calif. A surge in apartment construction gave builders more work in November. But 2011 is still shaping up to be one of the worst years in history for...

  • Raymond M. DePalma Sr.

    December 20, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    Raymond M. DePalma Sr. passed away Dec. 17, 2011, at 90 years of age. He was born Aug. 10, 1921. Ray was preceded in death by his wife, Irene, on Jan. 17, 2001. His son, Raymond M. DePalma Jr., and daughter, Pamela M. Bach, and his brother, Fred DePalma. Ray...

  • Adrian Theodore Breedyk

    December 20, 2011 • ObituariesComments Off

    Adrian Theodore Breedyk, age 53, went home to be with his Savior Dec. 17, 2011. Adrian was born May 27, 1958, in Upland, Calif., to Arie Sr. and Jessie Breedyk. In 1993 he moved with his family from California to Dexter, N.M., where he worked on the family...