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Archive for October 4th, 2012

  • Arrest made in shooting at Albuquerque strip club

    October 4, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — One of two suspects wanted in an Albuquerque strip club shooting late last month now is in custody. Albuquerque police announced Wednesday night that 33-year-old Isaac Montoya is being held on suspicion of aggravated battery with a...

  • Partially decomposed body found in Albuquerque

    October 4, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a partially decomposed body has been found in a dirt field in Albuquerque. Albuquerque police say a citizen called in about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday to report the discovery of a body on top of a mattress in the open field...

  • NM court rules against residents suing oil company

    October 4, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s Court of Appeals has ruled against a group of current and former Hobbs residents who sued an oil company because of illnesses and other damages. The court on Tuesday upheld a Lea County District Court decision not to...

  • Ex-NM corrections officer pleads guilty in assault

    October 4, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former New Mexico corrections officer has pleaded guilty to a criminal civil rights charge. Federal authorities say 40-year-old Demetrio Juan Gonzales was accused of striking and choking a DUI suspect at the Bernalillo County...

  • Santa Fe man claims $1 million Powerball prize

    October 4, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A newly retired Santa Fe judge has come forward to claim a $1 million prize in the multi-state Powerball game. New Mexico Lottery officials say Michael Vigil was one winning number away from taking the $40 million jackpot in last...

  • Border governors meeting in Albuquerque

    October 4, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez is hosting a meeting of border governors in Albuquerque this week. Martinez, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer and governors from three Mexican states are expected at the gathering, which opened with a private reception...

  • Obama, Romney clash on economy in first debate

    October 4, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    John Rossitto watches the first presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney from a restaurant in San Diego, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) DENVER (AP) — In a showdown at close...

  • Chicago police find about 1,000 pot plants in city

    October 4, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Chicago Police officers enter an area where authorities are busy chopping down 6-to-8-foot tall marijuana plants that they found growing on a chunk of land the size of two football fields on the city’s South Side Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. Officers on...

  • T-Mobile, MetroPCS unite to battle larger rivals

    October 4, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Feb. 25, 2011 file photo, a T-Mobile store is shown in Palo Alto, Calif. The parent company of T-Mobile USA says it is merging its cell phone business with MetroPCS Communications. Deutsche Telekom AG says its board of directors and the supervisory...

  • Rare century-old $5 Alaska bill to be auctioned

    October 4, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    In this photo provided by Heritage Auctions, the front of a 1905 $5 bill is shown. How do you turn a $5 bill into $200,000? Let it sit around a century or so. A Dallas auctioneer is about to off a $5 bill presented in 1905 to Vice President Charles W....