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Archive for September, 2012

  • SF sheriff cuts Pojoaque Pueblo’s police powers

    September 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe County’s sheriff has revoked state police powers from tribal police in Pojoaque Pueblo after a dispute with the county over liability and complaints from citizens who said they were harassed. The decision announced...

  • Albuquerque officer suspended for texts to girl

    September 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An officer who was accused of exchanging sexually charged text messages with an underage girl has been suspended by Albuquerque’s police chief. Chief Ray Schultz confirmed the suspension to the Albuquerque Journal...

  • Bernalillo Co. to seize repeat DWI suspects’ cars

    September 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Drivers caught more than once driving drunk in Bernalillo County can now have their vehicles seized. Bernalillo County commissioners unanimously approved the new ordinance at their meeting Sept. 25 meeting. Commissioner Wayne...

  • Man shoots 2 guards at Albuquerque strip club

    September 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police say a man who was thrown out of an Albuquerque strip club returned minutes later and shot two security guards. A police spokeswoman says the shooting happened at the Fantasy World club near Interstate 25 in midtown...

  • NM mayor urges residents to clean up before fiesta

    September 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — More than 700,000 visitors are expected for this year’s annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, and city officials want to make sure Albuquerque looks good. Mayor Richard Berry and Keep Albuquerque Beautiful are...

  • Hundreds of Libyans handover their weapons

    September 30, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Libyan civilians turn in weapons to security forces in Benghazi, Libya, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012. Hundreds of Libyans have converged on a main square in Benghazi in response to a call from the military to hand over their weapons, some driving in with armored...

  • Madrid anti-austerity protests turn violent again

    September 30, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Protestors gather and shout near Parliament against austerity measures announced by the Spanish government in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012. Tens of thousands of Spaniards and Portuguese rallied in the streets to protest enduring deep economic pain...

  • Divided town a challenge to Myanmar democracy bid

    September 30, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    In this photo taken on Sept. 8, 2012, a Muslim women prepares a meal at a refugee camp in Sittwe, Rakhine State, western Myanmar. Three-and-a-half months after some of the bloodiest clashes in a generation between Myanmar’s ethnic Rakhine Buddhists and...

  • Afghan forces also suffer from insider attacks

    September 30, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 3, 2009 file photo, U.S. Marine squad leader Sgt. Matthew Duquette, left, of Warrenville, Ill., with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion 5th Marines walks with Afghan National Army Lt. Hussein, during in a joint patrol in Nawa district,...

  • Kosovo PM: EU-led talks with Serbia must happen

    September 30, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – Kosovo’s Prime Minister Hashim Thaci is seen during an interview with The Associated Press in Washington, in this April 6, 2012 file photo. Thaci said in an interview with the Associated Press Friday Sept. 28, 2012 that Kosovo and Serbia...