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Archive for October 26th, 2012

  • Ex-deputy gets probation for flashlight beating

    October 26, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A former San Juan County sheriff’s deputy has been sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to violating the civil rights of an American Indian suspect he beat with a flashlight. Dale Frazier will be on probation for three...

  • NM offers late-season elk hunting licenses

    October 26, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Game and Fish Department is offering late season licenses to sportsmen to hunt trophy bull elk in New Mexico. The agency said 275 archery hunting licenses for elk will be sold online on Oct. 31 on a first-come, first-served basis....

  • ‘Halloween operation’ to monitor NM sex offenders

    October 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUEQUE, N.M. (AP) — State and local officials are planning a “Halloween operation” aimed at making sure sex offenders are not passing out candy or wearing costumes. New Mexico Corrections Department’s Probation and Parole Sex Offender...

  • NM school hosts artist’s 9-11 inspired art

    October 26, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe artist Jennifer McCarthy said that as she watched the tragedy of Sept. 11, 2001, unfold on television, she wanted to reach out and catch the people who jumped in desperation and fear from the World Trade Center buildings. Her...

  • NM court rules against family given brain in bag

    October 26, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A family can’t bring damage claims in New Mexico against an out-of-state funeral home that placed a relative’s brain in a casket with an embalmed body shipped to New Mexico, the state Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday. The...

  • Biden: McGovern ‘modern Democratic Party’ father

    October 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    A Mourner holds a program prior to a prayer service for former Democratic U.S. senator and three-time presidential candidate George McGovern at the First United Methodist Church in Sioux Falls, S.D., Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. McGovern died Sunday in his native...

  • Hurricane lashes Bahamas after 21 deaths elsewhere

    October 26, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Students play in the waves crashing against the Malecon after the passing of Hurricane Sandy in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Hurricane Sandy blasted across eastern Cuba on Thursday as a potent Category 2 storm and headed for the Bahamas after...

  • In 2 murder cases, mothers turn in their own sons

    October 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    A Westminster Police Officer is surrounded by police vehicles at the home of Austin Reed Sigg, 17, where investigators spent the second day gathering evidence in Westminster, Colo., on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Sigg is the suspect arrested in connection with...

  • Obama pressures Romney to break his Mourdock ties

    October 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    President Barack Obama, right, reacts to election official Eli Selph’s cell ringing as he casts his vote, during early voting, in the 2012 election at the Martin Luther King Community Center, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez...

  • In testimony, Romney was skeptical of Staples

    October 26, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    CORRECTS NAME TO MAUREEN SULLIVAN STEMBERG, NOT MAUREEN STEMBERG SULLIVAN – Maureen Sullivan Stemberg, left, ex-wife of Staples founder Tom Stemberg, and her lawyer Gloria Allred, right, face members of the media as they arrive at Norfolk County Probate...