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Archive for June 12th, 2012

  • Film program wants to use NM historic ranch again

    June 12, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico officials say they can’t allow free use of a state-owned ranch to a teaching program associated with actor Robert Redford. The Albuquerque Journal (http://bit.ly/N3G6jP) reports representatives for the Milagro at...

  • Police Blotter: Shots fired; person shot with paint balls; police officer kicked

    June 12, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Shots fired An officer on patrol heard several shots fired at the intersection of Fifth Street and Garden Avenue, Saturday. A witness reported that a red Dodge Charger and a grey Dodge Charger were chasing each other down the street. The officer located five...

  • NMSU prof. shows Native horsemanship to the Queen

    June 12, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — An associate professor from New Mexico State University had the moment of a lifetime last month in England. “I went to the Windsor Castle with those of us from the pageant to meet the queen,” said Donald Pepion, 67, an...

  • NM names homeland security deputy secretary

    June 12, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez’s administration has named a Santa Fe woman as deputy secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. Anita Tallarico has been serving as the chief executive officer of a consulting...

  • Mexico City's main plaza jammed for Bieber concert

    June 12, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    A fan of pop star Justin Bieber cheers outside a hotel where Bieber gave a news conference in Mexico City, Monday, June 11, 2012. Bieber will perform in a free open-air concert tonight at the Mexico City’s main historic plaza, the Zocalo. (AP...

  • Wildfires in Colo., NM burn out of control

    June 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    A swing overlooks a burned home located on Wolf Springs Loop near Ruidoso, N.M., on Monday June 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Albuquerque Journal, Adolphe Pierre-Louis) BELLVUE, Colo. (AP) — Massive wildfires in drought-parched Colorado and New Mexico tested the...

  • Mass. town OKs $20 fines for swearing in public

    June 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this July 25, 2007, file photo, pedestrians stroll through downtown Middleborough, Mass. Officials, fed up with public swearing, are scheduled to vote at a town meeting Monday night, June 11, 2012, on whether to impose a $20 fine for public...

  • Gang member accused in Calif. attack that killed 4

    June 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    This undated photo provided by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation shows Xue Lor. Police identified Lor, a paroled gang member, on Monday, June 11, 2012, as the suspect in a late-night weekend assault that left four people dead,...

  • SWAT team sent in home to hunt for Auburn suspect

    June 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    This photo provided by Montgomery Police Department shows Gabriel Thomas, who is charged with hindering prosecution for allegedly providing police with false information about Desmonte Leonard. Leonard is accused in a shooting that killed three people and...

  • Commerce secretary to take leave of absence

    June 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    A television cameraman tapes the traffic crossing in the San Gabriel area of Los Angeles Monday, June 11, 2012, where the U.S. Commerce Department Secretary John Bryson suffered a traffic accident Saturday June 9. Officials on Monday said U.S. Commerce...