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Archive for June, 2012

  • Peter Madoff pleads guilty in NYC, blames brother

    June 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Peter Madoff leaves Federal Court on Friday, June 29, 2012 in New York after pleading guilty to criminal charges. Peter Madoff, the younger brother and business partner of disgraced financier Bernard Madoff pleaded guilty Friday to charges he doctored...

  • NJ company buys 60-year-old Salem power plant

    June 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Dec. 16, 2011 file photo shows Dominion’s Salem Harbor Power Station along the waterfront in Salem, Mass. New Jersey-based power company Footprint Power LLC on Friday, June 29, 2012 announced it acquired the 61-year-old coal- and...

  • Iconic Atari turns 40, tries to stay relevant

    June 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- In this June 5, 1984, file photo, a woman in Chicago demonstrates Atari’s new game, Mind Link, which utilizes a headband that picks up electrical impulse from the movement of the forehead and transmits them to a receiver attached to a video game...

  • Gov. Martinez alleges hacking of campaign email

    June 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has asked the FBI to investigate whether a campaign email system was hacked to obtain correspondence involving her and her top advisers, a spokesman for the governor said Friday. The allegation of...

  • Man, mother in custody in NM murder investigation

    June 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Dona Ana County Sheriff’s officials say a man and his mother are in custody in connection with a murder investigation. Deputies located and arrested 37-year-old Robert Jason Langley on Friday on a warrant out of Lincoln County....

  • NM police checking if teen rape report was ignored

    June 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Police are investigating whether multiple authorities failed to assist a 16-year-old boy who alleges a Santa Fe man raped him and videotaped it. The boy, who is now 18, has been held in a juvenile facility since breaking into Jacob...

  • Summer busy time for catching stray cats in NM

    June 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    PORTALES, N.M. (AP) — Jeanne Barnes said in her neighborhood of Portales on South Main Avenue, stray cats are a problem to the point that she bought her own cat trap. “We were using the city’s and sometimes, they couldn’t get us one, so we...

  • Land purchase delays ghost town

    June 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The company developing a scientific ghost town in eastern New Mexico says ground breaking is being pushed back because of delays in finalizing the purchase of land. Pegasus Global Holdings told the Albuquerque Journal...

  • Santa Fe forest to close some roads to vehicles

    June 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A majority of roads and trails in the Santa Fe National Forest are being closed to motorized travel. The Albuquerque Journal (http://bit.ly/NX0Ubb) reports officials released a plan Thursday prohibiting all unauthorized off-road travel...

  • 95 percent containment on destructive NM wildfire

    June 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    RUIDOSO, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico wildfire that destroyed 242 homes and businesses is now 95 percent contained as crews finish mopping up around the fire’s perimeter. Crews demobilized some equipment Friday as they restored containment lines around...