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Archive for November 14th, 2012

  • Albuquerque police may soon see officer shortage

    November 14, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    File-In this July 12,2010 file photo Albuquerque Police Chief Ray Schultz addresses the media in Albuquerque, N.M. Proposed changes to state retirement funds may prompt hundreds of Albuquerque police officers to retire and spark an officer shortage in New...

  • IHOP settles sex suit for $1 million

    November 14, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The owner of seven IHOP restaurants in the Albuquerque area has agreed to pay $1 million to settle a lawsuit alleging one of his managers sexually harassed a number of female workers, including teenagers. The U.S Equal Employment...

  • NM health officials boost vaccinations for seniors

    November 14, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Nearly 2,400 vaccinations were given to senior citizens in two northern New Mexico counties as part of an effort by the state Health Department to protect against flu and pneumonia. State health officials say the number of vaccinations...

  • NM police: Body found near charred vehicle

    November 14, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    BERNARDO, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Police are investigating the discovery of body near a charred vehicle in Socorro County. Firefighters with the Bernardo Volunteer Fire Department found the body while extinguishing the burning car Monday night in a...

  • State District Judge Bob Schwartz dies at age 62

    November 14, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — State District Judge Bob Schwartz, a former district attorney who helped prosecute some of the biggest crimes in Albuquerque history, has died at age 62. Schwartz died Monday at a Rio Rancho hospital. His death was confirmed to The...

  • Albuquerque man says he shot teen in self-defense

    November 14, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police say an Albuquerque man was arrested on aggravated battery and other charges after he shot a 13-year-old boy outside his home. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/X2QbCI) that 42-year-old Michael Zamora shot the boy...

  • Scandal widens; US general’s emails ‘flirtatious’

    November 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Jill Kelley leaves her home Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012 in Tampa, Fla. Kelley is identified as the woman who allegedly received harassing emails from Gen. David Petraeus’ paramour, Paula Broadwell. She serves as an unpaid social liaison to MacDill Air Force...

  • Plane crashes in Jackson, Miss., neighborhood

    November 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Fire fighters re-enter a west Jackson, Miss., home where authorities say a small plane carrying three people crashed shortly after 5 p.m. Tuesday evening, Nov. 13, 2012. The home’s resident is believed to have escaped but authorities have not released...

  • New opposition head gives renewed hope to Syrians

    November 14, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    In this Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012 file photo, Muslim cleric Mouaz al-Khatib, poses for a photo after he was elected president of the newly formed Syrian National Coalition for Opposition and Revolutionary Forces, in Doha, Qatar. While lacking in political...

  • Grandmother, uncle plot murder-suicide, 3 kids die

    November 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    A lone teddy bear sits on the steps of the home where three children, their uncle, and their grandmother were found dead inside a garage Monday in what appears to be a murder-suicide amid a custody dispute in Toledo, Ohio, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012. (AP...