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Archive for May 5th, 2012

  • NM LULAC to honor controversial Chicano leader

    May 5, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Reies Lopez Tijerina, a controversial figure from the Chicano Movement who once led a violent armed raid of a New Mexico courthouse, will be honored by a Latino civil rights group that once scorned him. New Mexico’s League of...

  • Fruitland man pleads guilty to manslaughter charge

    May 5, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Fruitland man who beat a 32-year-old man to death last year has pleaded guilty to a federal involuntary manslaughter charge. The U.S. attorney’s office says in a news release that 20-year-old Uriah Upshaw faces up to 15...

  • Los Lunas man shot by Valencia County deputy dies

    May 5, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LOS LUNAS, N.M. (AP) — A Los Lunas man who authorities say was shot by a sheriff’s deputy after he swung a metal pipe has died. The Valencia County Sheriff’s office said Gabriel Martinez was pronounced dead Thursday at UNM Hospital shortly...

  • London re-elects Boris Johnson as mayor

    May 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha arrive at the polling station at Methodist Central Hall in Westminster, London, to vote in the mayoral and council elections Thursday May 3, 2012. Opinion polls indicate that London’s outspoken, but...

  • New PSU trustees elected in Sandusky aftermath

    May 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Newly elected Penn State Board of Trustees member Anthony Lubrano talks with reporters, Friday, May 4, 2012 in State College, Pa. Penn State alumni elected three new members to the university board of trustees, including a well-known former football player...

  • 911 call: Woman found Seau with no sign of life

    May 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    San Diego Chargers fan April Court puts flowers next to balloons with Junior Seau’s #55 at a memorial in the driveway of the house of former NFL star Junior Seau Thursday, May 3, 2012, in Oceanside, Calif. Seau’s death in Oceanside, in northern...

  • 5 Philly priests removed after abuse inquiry

    May 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Archbishop of Philadelphia Charles Chaput reads his statement during a news conference Friday, May 4, 2012, in Philadelphia. Chaput announced that five priests were deemed unsuitable for ministry because of substantiated allegations of sexual abuse or other...

  • Tigers OF Delmon Young reinstated after suspension

    May 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This is a 2012 photo of Delmon Young of the Detroit Tigers baseball team during spring training in Lakeland, Fla. Young was arrested Friday, April 27, 2012 in New York, on a hate crime harassment charge after police said he got into a fight with...

  • Sept. 11 trial of 5 returns to Guantanamo

    May 5, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this May 13, 2009 file photo reviewed by the U.S. military, the sun rises over the Guantanamo detention facility at dawn, at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba. In a speech Thursday, President Barack Obama defended his plans to close the...

  • Job growth slowed again in April; rate ticks down

    May 5, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this March 7, 2012, file photo, job seekers stand in line during a Career Expo job fair, in Portland, Ore. The Labor Department said Friday, May 4, 2012, that the economy added just 115,000 jobs in April. U.S. employers pulled back on hiring...