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Archive for October 9th, 2012

  • Police: NM man arrested after fight with stop sign

    October 9, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A Roswell man is behind bars after police say he got into a fight with multiple police officers — and a stop sign. KRQE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/RM9XgE) that 45-year-old Raymond Garcia was arrested last week following a long scuffle...

  • Dad, stepmom charged in NM girl’s beating

    October 9, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a 4-year-old girl has died after being beaten to death. KOB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/Q9O6gG) that the girl’s father and her stepmother were charged Monday in her death. The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s...

  • NM court-ordered community service can mean a job

    October 9, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — It took Alan Micheel just two weeks of installing luminarias at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center through his court-ordered community service to land a job there as a janitor. Before he was hired in January, he had been unemployed...

  • NMSU could name new interim president this week

    October 9, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico State University Board of Regents is expected to name a new interim president. Regents are scheduled to meet Wednesday morning during a closed executive session and will then hold a special meeting where they could...

  • Confederate flag flown at NM fair as ‘joke’

    October 9, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Dona Ana County officials say a Confederate flag was mysteriously flown at the Southern New Mexico State Fair & Rodeo in an apparent joke. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (http://bit.ly/Q93Nou) that the Confederate flag was flown...

  • Mexico navy: Zetas cartel leader apparently killed

    October 9, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – This undated file photo, downloaded from the Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office most wanted criminals webpage on Nov. 2, 2010, shows alleged Zeta drug cartel leader and founder Heriberto Lazcano Lazcano in an undisclosed location. The...

  • Obama looks to regroup; Romney appears confident

    October 9, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    President Barack Obama speaks at the Cesar E. Chavez National Monument, Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, in Keene, Calif. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON (AP) — As the White House race shows signs of tightening nationally, President Barack Obama’s campaign...

  • Re-elected Chavez faces likely economic reckoning

    October 9, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez greets his supporters from the Miraflores presidential palace balcony in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012. Chavez won re-election and a new endorsement of his socialist project Sunday, surviving his closest race...

  • Report: Imprisoned Dutch killer to be father

    October 9, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this June 4, 2010, file photo, Dutch citizen Joran van der Sloot is escorted by police officers outside a Peruvian police station, near the border with Chile in Tacna, Peru. A Dutch newspaper said on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, that Joran van der...

  • Sandusky, victims plan to speak at sentencing

    October 9, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    The Centre County Courthouse is seen on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, in Bellefonte, Pa. Former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday for sexually abusing 10 boys in a scandal that rocked the university and...