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Archive for December 11th, 2012

  • Stocks edge higher; Dow boosted by McDonald’s

    December 11, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 file photo, trader Peter Tuchman works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. Stocks are opening mixed on Wall Street, Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, after the surprise resignation of Italy’s prime...

  • Obama finishes Michigan visit promoting tax plan

    December 11, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks to workers about the economy during a visit to Daimler Detroit Diesel in Redford, Mich., Monday, Dec. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — President Barack Obama has ended a brief visit to...

  • NM woman accused in prescription drug case

    December 11, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A southern New Mexico woman is facing federal charges that she fraudulently acquired and distributed prescription pain medication. The U.S. attorney’s office says 32-year-old Veronica Hernandez of Mesilla Park appeared in...

  • NM man sentenced to 41 years in prison for murder

    December 11, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A northern New Mexico man has been sentenced to 41 years in prison for charges related to the death of a Wyoming man. Federal prosecutors say 22-year-old Carl Ernesto Romero of Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo was sentenced Monday for...

  • NM business informs patients about missing laptop

    December 11, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s largest independent doctor’s group says one of its laptops has either gone missing or has been stolen. Albuquerque television station KOB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/VzINYq) that ABQ Health Partners informed...

  • Board certifies GOP winner in legislative recount

    December 11, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The state Canvassing Board has made it official that Republican Paul Pacheco won a recount for an Albuquerque-area seat in the state House of Representatives. The board on Monday certified the recount results, which showed Pacheco...

  • Heavy snow in NM sparks delays, 1 fatal crash

    December 11, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Heavy snows and icy roads have left parts of New Mexico with forced delays, dangerous driving conditions and at least one person dead. New Mexico State Police say at least one person was killed Sunday in a weather related car crash,...

  • AG’s office: Sunland Park probe inconclusive

    December 11, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SUNLAND PARK, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Attorney General Gary King has ruled that a probe into whether a troubled New Mexico border city violated a state sunshine law in appointing the mayor earlier this year is inconclusive. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports...

  • New Mexico parolees’ late releases draw fire

    December 11, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The state Corrections Department’s new system of bouncing all inmate release documents to a central office for approval often has resulted late releases for parolees. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/TM40io )...

  • Police: NM man sought prostitute while kids in car

    December 11, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man is facing child abuse charges after Albuquerque police say he tried to hire a prostitute while his kids were in the car. KOAT-TV reports (http://bit.ly/Rl4ss5) that police say Maurice Henderson was arrested Saturday at an...