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Archive for July 28th, 2012

  • Muskie caught at Bluewater Lake sets state record

    July 28, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    BLUEWATER, N.M. (AP) — Bluewater Lake State Park has become a hot spot for catching record big fish. An Edgewood man recently landed a 46-inch tiger muskie that weighed 31 pounds and 14 ounces, setting the state record. The New Mexico Department of Game and...

  • Troubled NM border town approves spending plan

    July 28, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A spending plan approved by a troubled New Mexico border city keeps the library open but requires employee furlough days. Most Sunland Park offices, excluding public safety, will be closed an additional day every two weeks. Officials...

  • Court: No license loss if DWI arrest flawed

    July 28, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s highest court says the state can’t revoke the driver’s license of someone stopped for drunken driving if the arrest was improper. The state Supreme Court issued the ruling on Thursday in upholding the...

  • Syrian troops kill 6-year-old fleeing into Jordan

    July 28, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    A relative holds the body of a six year old Syrian boy Bilal El-Lababidi during his funeral in Ramtha, Jordan, Friday July 27, 2012. The boy was shot dead by Syrian army as his parents and a dozen other refugees tried to cross a border to seek refuge in...

  • With royalty and rock, Britain opens its Olympics

    July 28, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    The Olympic cauldron burns after being lit during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, July 28, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) LONDON (AP) — The queen and James Bond gave the London Olympics a royal entrance like no other...

  • Romney struggles to stem his own Olympics fallout

    July 28, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney meets with Ireland’s Prime Minister Enda Kenny at the Embassy of Ireland in London, Friday, July 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) LONDON (AP) — Mitt Romney struggled Friday...

  • Obama and Romney fight for suburban women in Colo.

    July 28, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney walks out of 10 Downing Street after meeting with British Prime Minister David Cameron in London, Thursday, July 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — If...

  • Man calling himself 'a joker' threatened shooting

    July 28, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Prince George’s County, Md. Police Chief Mark Magaw speaks at a news conference at the Prince George’s County Police Headquarters in Palmer Park, Md., Friday, July 27, 2012, to discuss a suspect who police say was plotting a shooting in his...

  • Fragile European economy dampens CEOs' outlook

    July 28, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 22, 2011 photo, Andrew Liveris, Chairman and CEO of Dow Chemical, speaks at the Clinton Global Initiative, in New York. Deteriorating financial conditions in Europe are weighing down companies’ profits. And hope of salvation...