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Archive for November 1st, 2012

  • GM cuts European jobs, shares spike

    November 1, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This July 8, 2012 , photo shows the Chevrolet logo at an auto dealership in Springfield, Ill. A turnaround in South America and a rosier outlook in Europe helped push General Motors shares up Wednesday, July 31, 2012, even though the company’s...

  • Woman, son are killed in Las Cruces highway crash

    November 1, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a woman and her teenage son are dead after a crash on U.S. Highway 70 in Las Cruces. City police identify the victims as 35-year-old Marcia K. Parra and 15-year-old Keian Padilla. The two were pronounced dead at the...

  • Court affirms dismissal of cockfighting lawsuit

    November 1, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled against Dona Ana County residents who sued for alleged civil rights violations over the enforcement of New Mexico’s law banning cockfighting. A three-judge panel of the Denver-based 10th U.S....

  • GOP super PACs target NM

    November 1, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — After being all but ignored by the national Republican Party, two key GOP super PACs are making a last minute push into New Mexico. Restore our Future is buying time to bolster Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s...

  • Oklahoma man shot by Albuquerque police sues city

    November 1, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A mentally disabled Oklahoma man who was shot by Albuquerque police after becoming upset over a bus ticket is suing the city. Attorneys for Chandler Barr recently filed a federal lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Albuquerque...

  • NM boy’s family files suit over stun gun incident

    November 1, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The family of a 10-year-old boy who allegedly was Tased by a New Mexico motor transportation police officer in Tularosa has filed a lawsuit. The Albuquerque Journal (http://bitly.com/TXCa7C) says the suit claims the boy blacked out...

  • Carlsbad Mental Health Center searched by AG

    November 1, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Attorney General’s office is investigating a Carlsbad mental health center for possible Medicaid fraud and served a search warrant at its offices this week, court documents show. The Carlsbad Current-Argus reports...

  • Las Cruces man gets life for killing ex-wife

    November 1, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A Las Cruces man who barged into his ex-wife’s home last year and stabbed her to death in front of two children has been sentenced to life in prison plus 40 years. Horace Carlos Solomon Jr. lashed out during Tuesday’s...

  • SF police make arrest in senior center homicide

    November 1, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe police say they’ve arrested two people in connection with the death of a man found dead in a burned-out apartment at a senior center. Santa Fe police Capt. Aric Wheeler says DNA tests will be needed to confirm that the...

  • Storm spins death and ‘a lot of tears’ along path

    November 1, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This Friday, Aug. 3, 2012 file photo shows HMS Bounty crew member Claudene Christian on the ship in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada. Christian died after she was swept overboard from the ship into the Atlantic Ocean off Cape Hatteras, N.C. (AP...