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Archive for January 18th, 2013

  • Woman charged in shooting death of man

    January 18, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALCALDE, N.M. (AP) — A woman who claims she fatally shot a man in self-defense inside her Alcalde home has been arrested and charged with murder. The Los Alamos Monitor reports (http://bit.ly/13Nou1h ) that 35-year-old Kaiwee Martinez was arrested Thursday...

  • Job growth still negative in New Mexico

    January 18, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s unemployment rate has risen slightly and state labor officials say December marked another month of negative job growth. Labor officials say New Mexico’s unemployment rate of 6.4 percent is up from 6.2...

  • Bill would ban enforcement of US gun laws in NM

    January 18, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is among states where Republican legislators want to ban enforcement of federal gun laws, a backlash against new proposals for gun control in the wake of the Connecticut school shooting. Legislation introduced by...

  • Jaguar at Albuquerque zoo euthanized due to cancer

    January 18, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 12-year-old female jaguar at the Albuquerque zoo has been euthanized because she had cancer. Zoo officials say cancer was first detected in Merlina’s mammary glands in July. They say she started showing signs of discomfort...

  • Judge keeps lawsuit against Urban Outfitters in NM

    January 18, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A federal judge has rejected a bid by Urban Outfitters Inc. to move a trademark infringement case against the clothing retailer and its subsidiaries out of New Mexico. The Navajo Nation sued Urban Outfitters last year, alleging it...

  • Ralph Shamas dies; was 5th District judge in NM

    January 18, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Ralph Shamas, a 5th Judicial District Court judge since 2005, died after a monthlong battle with cancer. He was 65. Shamas died Thursday, said Tamra Gibson, officer manager for Ballard Funeral Home. Shamas had a varied law practice that...

  • NM candy store to give ‘Breaking Bad’ limo tours

    January 18, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The owner of an Albuquerque candy store is launching her own “Breaking Bad” tours. Debbie Ball, owner of The Candy Lady in Albuquerque’s Old Town, announced Friday that she will offer limo tours of popular sites...

  • Albuquerque Journal ,Albuquerque ,New Mexico

    January 18, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An attorney for the state’s chief insurance regulator says his client has been given a 10-day unpaid suspension for missing a meeting with his soon-to-be ex-boss and for letting his employees leave work an hour early on...

  • Armstrong turns emotional in 2nd part of interview

    January 18, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this July 6, 2004, file photo, U.S. Postal Service’s Lance Armstrong rides ahead of Team Phonak’s Tyler Hamilton,, center, and T-Mobile’s Jan Ullrich, of Germany, during the third stage of the Tour de France cycling race...

  • Bieber’s mom produces anti-abortion short film

    January 18, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 18, 2012 file photo, Justin Bieber, right, and Pattie Mallette arrive at the 40th Anniversary American Music Awards, in Los Angeles. Mallette is an executive producer on an upcoming anti-abortion short film. The makers of...