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Archive for October 16th, 2012

  • Tucumcari man charged in woman’s death

    October 16, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    TUCUMCARI, N.M. (AP) — A man has been arrested in the killing of a Tucumcari woman whose remains were found in rural Quay County. New Mexico State Police say 45-year-old Frank Keller of Tucumcari has been charged with murder, tampering with evidence and...

  • Stratos skydive succeeds

    October 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Felix Baumgartner applauds Mission Control following his jump on Sunday. (Mark Wilson Photo) No one knew what would happen because no one had ever done it. But from the edge of space, where risk outweighs reward for most, Felix Baumgartner made history. The...

  • Food drive to help nearly depleted pantry

    October 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Salvation Army, in conjunction with the Roswell Chamber of Commerce and the Roswell Daily Record, are hosting a food drive. Representatives for each were on hand Friday for a media session. From left: Captains Mandy and Beau Perez of The Salvation Army;...

  • Domestic violence: Giving a voice to adults

    October 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Executive Director of Roswell Refuge Michelle Royer recorded one victim’s story and received permission to publish it. The victim was willing because her husband had been in prison for the things he had done. The names have been changed to protect the...

  • S. Dakota executes inmate who killed prison guard

    October 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Lynette Johnson, the wife of slain prison guard Ronald “R.J.” Johnson, speaks to reporters after the execution of 50-year-old Eric Robert, her husband’s killer, on Monday, Oct. 15, 2012. Robert and another inmate, Rodney Berget, killed Ron...

  • McNamara’s personal effects coming to auction

    October 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In a Nov. 17, 1961 file photo, Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara holds a news conference at the Pentagon. A collection of private papers, letters and personal memorabilia that belonged to McNamara, who played a central role in the Cuban...

  • White House mulls how to strike over Libya attack

    October 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this April 11, 2011 file photo, U.S. envoy Chris Stevens attends meetings at the Tibesty Hotel in Benghazi, Libya, where an African Union delegation was meeting with opposition leaders. Stevens, who became the U.S. ambassador to Libya in June...

  • Survivors, captain hear Italian shipwreck evidence

    October 16, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Lawyer John Arthur Eaves, representing a group of Costa Concordia survivors, is interviewed outside Teatro Moderno theater where the first hearing of the trial for the Jan. 13, 2012 tragedy, where 32 people died after the luxury cruise Costa Concordia was...

  • Clinton says consulate security her responsibility

    October 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton pauses while delivering a speech after meeting Peru’s President Ollanta Humala in Lima, Peru, Monday, Oct. 15, 2012. Taking responsibility for security at the U.S. consulate in Libya where an attack by...

  • Police Blotter: Projector taken from Roswell High; pit bull stolen

    October 16, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Larceny • Police responded to Roswell High School, 500 W. Hobbs St., where a digital multi-media projector was stolen. School officials state that it was reported missing sometime between Oct. 3 and Oct. 4. The projector was valued at $3,299. • Police...