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Archive for December 12th, 2012

  • Police await autopsy on 88-year-old Carlsbad man

    December 12, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Police said they were awaiting autopsy results to determine how an 88-year-old man found buried in pieces in his backyard died. A family member of Thomas Allumbaugh in Virginia called authorities on Friday because he had not been heard...

  • Farmington police officer recovering after crash

    December 12, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A Farmington man is facing charges after he allegedly ran a traffic light and his vehicle was hit by a police officer’s patrol car. San Juan County sheriff’s deputies are investigating the crash, which happened before...

  • Air Force study backs need for NM pipeline

    December 12, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    PORTALES, N.M. (AP) — One eastern New Mexico water official says support from Cannon Air Force Base may help in the effort to secure more federal funding for the $500 million Ute pipeline project. Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority chair Gayla...

  • Lawmakers seek to rekindle mining reform efforts

    December 12, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    FILE – This April 4, 2012 file photo shows the Newmont Gold Quarry pit in Battle Mountain, Nev. While the U.S. government reaps billions of dollars in royalties each year from fossil fuels extracted from federal public lands and waters, it does not...

  • Sick girl who left Phoenix hospital appears safe

    December 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this file hospital surveillance photo released by the Phoenix Police Department on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, Norma Bracamontes escorts her 11-year-old daughter, Emily, a leukemia patient who had her arm amputated and a heart catheter inserted due...

  • Government: Chavez may not be well by inauguration

    December 12, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    A student holds her teacher’s hand at the start of the school day at the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela school where a poster of Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez hangs on the wall in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. Chavez was recovering...

  • Government: Chavez may not be well by inauguration

    December 12, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    A student holds her teacher’s hand at the start of the school day at the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela school where a poster of Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez hangs on the wall in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. Chavez was recovering...

  • Court ruling on Ill. gun ban sets stage for fight

    December 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this March 7, 2012 file photo, gun owners and supporters participate in an Illinois Gun Owners Lobby Day rally at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield. In a big victory for gun rights advocates, a federal appeals court on Tuesday, Dec....

  • Anti-virus software developer McAfee arrives in US

    December 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Software company founder John McAfee is surrounded by members of the press as he leaves an immigration detention center for the La Aurora international airport in Guatemala City, Wednesday Dec. 12, 2012. McAfee, who is being deported to the U.S., was detained...

  • US hesitant in condemning North Korean launch

    December 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    A screen at the General Satellite Control and Command Center shows the moment North Korea’s Unha-3 rocket is launched in Pyongyang, North Korea, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. North Korea successfully fired a long-range rocket on Wednesday, defying...