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Archive for May 18th, 2012

  • Caretaker Greek Cabinet, legislators sworn in

    May 18, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Members of parliament from the extreme right-wing Golden Dawn party, center background, remain seated as Greek Muslim lawmakers take the oath, not seen, during the swearing in ceremony at the Greek parliament in Athens, Thursday, May 17, 2012. Among the...

  • Bill would repeal vehicle asset limit for welfare

    May 18, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Assemblyman Roger Hernandez, D-West Covina, urged lawmakers to approve his bill that would end poor families in the CalWorks program from having to give up their car if it was worth more than $4,650, during the Assembly session at the Capitol at the Capitol...

  • Schilling’s company gives RI bad $1.1M check

    May 18, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling, center, is followed by members of the media as he departs the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation headquarters, in Providence, R.I., Wednesday, May 16, 2012. Schilling briefed Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln...

  • Los Alamos man arrested, accused of child abuse

    May 18, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — Authorities in Los Alamos say a man has been accused of child abuse involving his 11-week-old son. Tyrell Abney remains in the Los Alamos Detention Center on a $100,000 cash-only bond. The Los Alamos Monitor says the child’s...

  • Group: NM lacks adequate oil and gas enforcement

    May 18, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico regulators, who are grappling with how to best regulate the oil and natural gas industry, heard Thursday from energy producers who have seen their costs rise and ranchers who are concerned about contamination. At issue is a...

  • Clovis police shoot suspect in alleyway

    May 18, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — Authorities said a suspect is in critical condition after a Clovis police officer shot the suspect fleeing from a scene. State officials said Paul Villanueva was shot once Wednesday in an alleyway and was transported to the Plains...

  • Smoke from wildfires expected across NM, Ariz.

    May 18, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Smoke from wildfires in New Mexico and Arizona is expected to be noticeable across both states for the next 24 hours. The National Weather Service said Thursday windy and dry climate conditions will shift smoke from large wildfires...

  • Prison rape lawsuit sparks NM warden investigation

    May 18, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Corrections Department is launching an investigation into charges that a warden thwarted an FBI inquiry into an alleged rape of an inmate by a guard. Corrections Secretary Gregg Marcantel said Wednesday he has ordered...

  • NM doctor arrested for hiring prostitute

    May 18, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque Police have arrested a well-known New Mexico doctor after finding him with a prostitute and cocaine. Police spokesman Robert Gibbs told KRQE-TV (http://bit.ly/KizZAh) on Thursday that Dr. Richard Lieberman has been...

  • Ariz. man sentenced for sexual assault in NM

    May 18, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Arizona man convicted of raping a woman in her home on the Navajo Indian Reservation has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. New Mexico U.S. Attorney Kenneth J. Gonzales announced the sentencing Thursday of 29-year-old Derrick...