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Archive for July 8th, 2012

  • Albuquerque police: Claims wrong over damaged home

    July 8, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police released a video Saturday that disputes an attorney’s claim that authorities prevented a resident from re-entering a home damaged during a SWAT standoff with her grandson. A video, recorded from a...

  • 2 survive small plane crash near Taos

    July 8, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    TAOS, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico state police said two people have survived a small plane crash near Taos. Police said the small single-engine plane went down Saturday morning. Authorities said two passengers in the plane survived and were transported to a...

  • Roswell officer arrested for DWI, placed on leave

    July 8, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A Roswell police officer who is the daughter-in-law of Chaves County Sheriff Rob Coon is facing drunken driving charges. Stephanie Coon was arrested early Friday morning after authorities say she hit a car in Roswell. Police say when...

  • Report: Santa Fe inmate who died admitted drug use

    July 8, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Santa Fe police report says a woman who died at the Santa Fe County jail this week was arguing with her boyfriend about her own alcohol and drug use before getting arrested. The Santa Fe New Mexico reports (http://bit.ly/M7IB4t) that...

  • Group warns NM residents about 'spice'

    July 8, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A group is warning Albuquerque residents about the dangers of a synthetic form of marijuana known as “spice.” KOB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/L0aq8O) that the group Rebel Dolls Ink passed out fliers this week in Southeast...

  • Seeding to begin next week on NM Little Bear Fire

    July 8, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    RUIDOSO, N.M. (AP) — A special team assigned to survey the damage of the Little Bear Fire in southern New Mexico says aerial seeding will begin on parts of the burn scar next week. There will be at least two phases of seeding on about 12,000 acres of...

  • Boy killed by falling tombstone was helping dad

    July 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    This undated photo provided by the family via Park City Medical Center shows Carson Dean Cheney, 4, who died July 5, 2012 after a large tombstone fell and hit the boy while he and his family were visiting a historic cemetery in the Utah ski resort town of...

  • Unrelenting heat wave bakes half the US; 30 dead

    July 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Sophie, 3, from Connecticut, frolics with a water sprinkler set up at the National Mall near the Lincoln Memorial, rear, in Washington Saturday, July 7, 2012. The heat gripping much of the country is set to peak Saturday in many places, including some...

  • Libyans hold 1st nationwide vote in decades

    July 8, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    A Libyan woman votes at a polling station in the old city of Tripoli, Libya, Saturday, July 7, 2012. Jubilant Libyan voters marked a major step toward democracy after decades of erratic one-man rule, casting their ballots Saturday in the first parliamentary...

  • Analysis: GOP hopes lumbering economy dooms Obama

    July 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    President Barack Obama signs the Surface Transportation Bill, HR 4348, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, July 6, 2012. The bill maintains jobs on transportation projects and prevents interest rate increases on new...