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Archive for December 24th, 2012

  • Man taken into custody after chase at NM mall

    December 24, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a man led police on a chase through Albuquerque’s Coronado Mall parking lot as pedestrians dodged behind parked cars to avoid being hit by him. Sergeant Ferris Simmons says 24-year-old Justin Cordova was...

  • Barricaded man kills himself inside NM outbuilding

    December 24, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a registered sex offender wanted on a probation violation is dead after a nearly eight-hour barricade situation near the northwestern New Mexico city of Aztec. San Juan County Sheriff’s officials say 39-year-old...

  • NM supercomputer could get parceled out

    December 24, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s $11 million supercomputer could end up being parceled out to three of the state’s research universities. State Information Technology Secretary Darryl Ackley told the Albuquerque Journal...

  • New Mexico officers watching for drunken drivers

    December 24, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Law enforcement officers around New Mexico will be out in full force watching for drunken drivers through the holiday season. The increased patrols, DWI checkpoints and constant pleas from elected officials to celebrate...

  • Pedestrian fatally struck south of Bloomfield

    December 24, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    BLOOMFIELD, N.M. (AP) — A pedestrian has died after being struck by a truck on U.S. 550 about 30 miles south of Bloomfield. The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office says 28-year-old Nathan Sylvester Bloomfield died Saturday. The truck’s driver, 35...

  • Gun dealers near Farmington see rise in sales

    December 24, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Gun dealers near Farmington are reporting a sharp rise in sales. The Farmington Daily Times reports (http://bit.ly/WKwtLs) that the most popular weapons being sold are military-style rifles similar to the AR-15 variant used by a...

  • 1 killed, 1 wounded in bar shooting near Seattle

    December 24, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    The interior of the Munchbar, where tables are seen overturned and debris strewn about, is photographed Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, in Bellevue, Wash. A 30-year-old Seattle man was killed and another man wounded in a shooting at the crowded bar earlier in the...

  • Nasty weather threatens Gulf Coast for Christmas

    December 24, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Roger McCreight, a hardware store employee, brings up the remaining bags of rock salt from the basement inventory to stock in the store for customers Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, in Maplewood, Mo., in anticipation of wintry weather. (AP Photo/St. Louis...

  • Some in Conn. town couple activism with mourning

    December 24, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 file photo, a woman with flowers walks past a Christmas tree which has become a memorial to the Newtown shooting victims in Newtown, Conn. In the wake of the shooting, the grieving town is trying to find meaning in...

  • UN envoy worried after talks with Syria’s Assad

    December 24, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    EDS NOTE: GRAPHIC CONTENT – This Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012 image taken from video obtained from the Shaam News Network, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrians removing the bodies of those killed from rubble...