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Archive for May 28th, 2012

  • Martinez to attend Memorial Day event in Santa Fe

    May 28, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez is slated to mark Memorial Day by attending services at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Martinez earlier this week issued an executive order for flags to be flown at half-staff from sunrise until sundown in honor of...

  • NM fire crews prepare to send in copters

    May 28, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    GLENWOOD, N.M. (AP) — Crews fighting a wildfire in the Gila National Forest in New Mexico benefited from lighter winds Sunday, allowing them to focus on building protection lines on key flanks of the blaze and preparing to send water-dropping helicopters...

  • Remains in 2007 death unearthed in Sandoval County

    May 28, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Investigators have identified human remains found on property in Sandoval County as those from a man who was reported missing in 2007. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/MP8MJG) that the remains of Elvis Delaney III were...

  • US Senate panel to try to restore lab funding

    May 28, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Members of a U.S. Senate committee want to restore funding for a multi-billion dollar new plutonium laboratory at Los Alamos after the funding request was rejected by the U.S. House of Representatives last month. The Albuquerque...

  • Poll: Heinrich, Wilson leading in US Senate race

    May 28, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — According to the results of a new poll, Democrat Martin Heinrich and former Republican Heather Wilson are the front-runners in the race to fill the U.S. Senate seat now held by retiring Democrat Jeff Bingaman. The poll conducted by...

  • Tropical Storm Beryl strengthens, nears US coast

    May 28, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    This NOAA satellite image taken Sunday, May 27, 2012 at 01:45 PM EDT shows Tropical Storm Beryl spinning about 110 miles east of Jacksonville, Florida. Beryl is moving toward the west near 10 mph, with sustained winds of 43 mph and gust to 52 mph. A westward...

  • Nepal braces for instability ahead of new election

    May 28, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Nepal’s Brahmins and Chhetri society members try to break police barricade and enter restricted area as they hold a demonstration near the Constitution Assembly building in Katmandu, Nepal, Sunday, May 27, 2012. They demanded that states proposed in the...

  • Syria denies Houla killings, UN condemns attack

    May 28, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    This citizen journalism image provided by Shaam News Network taken Saturday, May 26, 2012, purports to show shrouded dead bodies following a Syrian government assault on Houla, Syria. The Syrian government denied Sunday its troops were behind an attack on a...

  • Light rain, more aircraft aid Mich. wildfire fight

    May 28, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    This photo provided by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources shows a wildfire in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The fire grew by 17 percent to more than 21,000 acres Saturday, May 26, 2012, as officials warned of tough conditions and welcomed help...

  • Franchitti wins 3rd Indy 500, gives nod to Wheldon

    May 28, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Actress Ashley Judd, left, hugs Susie Wheldon after Judd’s husband, Dario Franchitti, of Scotland, won IndyCar’s Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 27, 2012. (AP Photo/AJ Mast) INDIANAPOLIS (AP)...