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Archive for December 27th, 2012

  • AP IMPACT: Ordinary folks losing faith in stocks

    December 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Sept. 12, 2012, photo, Andrew Neitlich poses in front of one his investment homes in Venice, Fla. Neitlich once worked as a financial analyst picking stocks for a mutual fund. During the dot-com crash 12 years ago, Neitlich didn’t sell his...

  • Fla. man pleads guilty in NY in dinosaur dispute

    December 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This photo released by the U.S. Attorney’s office shows the fossil of a Tyrannosaurus bataar dinosaur at the center of a lawsuit demanding its return to Mongolia. Florida resident Eric Prokopi has pleaded guilty, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at...

  • Time runs short to avert longshoremen’s strike

    December 27, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 18, 2012 file photo, a truck driver watches as a freight container, right, is lowered onto a tractor trailer by a container crane at the Port of Boston in Boston. The crane and a reach stacker, left, are operated by longshoremen at...

  • Suspect in NM double homicide found dead

    December 27, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ESPANOLA, N.M. (AP) — Authorities in Rio Arriba County say a man considered the prime suspect in a double homicide case in the community of Hernandez is dead. County Sheriff’s officials say 20-year-old Tomas J. Sanchez was one of two people found dead...

  • Body of man found in Albuquerque is identified

    December 27, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities have identified the body of a man found in Albuquerque on Christmas morning. Albuquerque police say he’s 46-year-old Alexander Largo. The medical examiner’s office says the cause of Largo’s death is a...

  • Gallup police investigate death of area prosecutor

    December 27, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — Police in Gallup are investigating the death of a high-ranking prosecutor. They say the body of Chief Deputy Assistant District Attorney Jim Bierly was found about 1 a.m. Thursday in his home. Gallup Police Deputy Chief John Allen says...

  • Martinez skips Las Cruces visit over dad’s illness

    December 27, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez has cancelled a speaking engagement in Las Cruces because her father is ill. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (http://bit.ly/VDvZQH ) Martinez was set to speak at a luncheon hosted by the Las Cruces Business...

  • Homeowners appeal Santa Fe County church deal

    December 27, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A group of Santa Fe-area homeowners is appealing Santa Fe County’s decision to allow construction on Seagram’s whiskey heir Jeffrey Bronfman’s property where church members drink a hallucinogenic tea as a sacrament....

  • Survey: Many Albuquerque officers wanted DOJ probe

    December 27, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — More than 40 percent of officers supported a U.S. Department of Justice investigation into the Albuquerque Police Department, according to results of a survey done just a month before the DOJ announced on Nov. 27 it would...

  • Tenn. man killed in accident at NM truck stop

    December 27, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say they’ve identified a man killed late last week after being run over at southern New Mexico truck stop as a Tennessee resident. The Luna County Sheriff’s Office says 42-year-old Charles Surber Jr. of...