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Archive for December 17th, 2012

  • Miss Las Cruces is arrested on suspicion of DWI

    December 17, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A woman recently named Miss Las Cruces has been arrested on suspicion of aggravated DWI. Las Cruces police say 22-year-old Sarah J. Richardson was taken into custody after her car struck a light pole Sunday night. The Las Cruces...

  • 19 indicted for drug trafficking in New Mexico

    December 17, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Nineteen members of a drug trafficking organization allegedly operating in central and northern New Mexico have been indicted. The 60-count indictment was unsealed Monday following the arrests of 13 of the defendants. They all made...

  • Man gets 2 years for running over pedestrian

    December 17, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man who admitted running over a pedestrian with an SUV on the Zuni Pueblo was sentenced to more than two years in prison. The 27-month sentence was given Monday to Aaron Yatsattie for his earlier guilty plea to a charge of assault...

  • Baby born in car on side of Albuquerque freeway

    December 17, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A woman gave birth to a child in a car on the side of an Albuquerque freeway. KOAT-TV reports (http://bit.ly/UXDm59) that Brinna Lee Milligan was delivered on the side of Interstate 25. The unexpectedly fast birth forced Parents...

  • Suit alleges excessive force by Albuquerque police

    December 17, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A mentally disabled man who was shot by an Albuquerque police officer has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/TqRR3H ) that the lawsuit filed last week by Russell Tenorio...

  • Santa Fe Raptor Center running out of money

    December 17, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A nonprofit group in Santa Fe that aims to rehabilitate wild birds of prey that have been injured by flying into barbed wire fences, being shot or by other causes is facing a funding crisis. The Santa Fe New Mexican quotes...

  • Police: NM man stabbed man over loud child

    December 17, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque man is facing attempted murder charges after police say he stabbed his neighbor because the victim’s young niece was too loud. KRQE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/UUN7Ro) that Marco Rodriquez was ordered held last...

  • 1 girl in Connecticut shooting from Rio Rancho

    December 17, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — One of the school children killed in a mass shooting in Connecticut attended school in Rio Rancho last year before her family moved. Rio Rancho Public School District officials confirmed that Emilie Parker went to Maggie Cordova...

  • AP sources: New Obama offer moves toward Boehner

    December 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this July 30, 2011, file photo, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Obama and Speaker Boehner met at the White House today in search of a compromise to avert the...

  • Mets trade Cy Young winner Dickey to Blue Jays

    December 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This Sept. 27, 2012 file photo shows New York Mets starting pitcher R.A. Dickey reacting to fans as he celebrates his 20th victory of the season after the Mets 6-5 win against the Pittsburgh Pirates in a baseball game at Citi Field in New York. A...