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Archive for November 22nd, 2012

  • Deputies: NM DWI suspect caught with ‘pants down’

    November 22, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A suspected drunken driver has been arrested just outside of Albuquerque after deputies say he was found with his pants down — literally. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/UWnpCg) that 45-year-old Joseph Atencio was...

  • Las Vegas daycare owner guilty of molestation

    November 22, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — A former Las Vegas daycare center owner has pleaded guilty to molesting two girls under a plea agreement with prosecutors that spares him prison time. The agreement says Edward Quintana will get five years of supervised probation and...

  • Albuquerque schools bans rosaries at high school

    November 22, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque high school is requiring students who wear rosaries to conceal them in an effort to curb gang activity. The revised school dress code at Atrisco Heritage Academy high school prompted rumors among students who thought...

  • King favors extending mortgage forgiveness relief

    November 22, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Attorney General Gary King is urging Congress to continue tax relief for financially troubled homeowners who have part of their mortgage debt forgiven by a lender. King and other state attorneys general sent a letter Tuesday...

  • Rep. Jackson Jr. resigns, citing mental health

    November 22, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This March 20, 2012 file photo shows Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., his wife Chicago Alderman Sandi Jackson, and their children Jessica, 12, and Jesse III, 8, thanking supporters at his election night party in Chicago after his Democratic...

  • Internal emails offer details on bin Laden burial

    November 22, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This undated file photo shows al Qaida leader Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan. Internal emails among senior U.S. military officials reveal that no sailors watched Osama bin Laden’s burial at sea from the USS Carl Vinson and traditional...

  • Mom of girl shot on Fla. school bus seeks answers

    November 22, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Alvaro Zabalata from the media relation bureau briefs after a child was shot on a school bus early Tuesday morning in Homestead, according to early reports. Miami-Dade police say a 13-year-old girl has died after she was shot by another student on the school...

  • India secretly hangs lone surviving Mumbai gunman

    November 22, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Activists of India’s main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stamp on portraits of Mohammed Ajmal Kasab to celebrate the news of his execution, in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012. India executed Kasab, the lone surviving gunman from the 2008...

  • Little sign of Libyan probe into consulate attack

    November 22, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – On this Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012 file photo, a man looks at documents at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, after an attack that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens. The graffiti reads, “no God but God,”...

  • Economy makes for tougher Thanksgiving journeys

    November 22, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Fred Errington, left, and Deborah Gewertz of Amherst, Mass., wait for an Amtrak train to arrive at Union Station in Hartford, Conn., Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012. They planned to travel to New York City on the busiest travel day of the year to meet friends for...