MENU

Archive for February 2nd, 2013

  • Farmington police seeking to battle homelessness

    February 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Farmington police are getting involved in tackling the city’s homeless problem. The Farmington Daily Times reports (http://bit.ly/VBAHFf) officers with the department’s District Coordinator Unit surveyed the area’s...

  • DA to tackle Albuquerque police shooting cases

    February 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — District Attorney Kari Brandenburg says she hopes to clear a backlog of a dozen Albuquerque officer-involved shooting cases by July. Brandenburg told the Albuquerque Journal (http://bit.ly/VD446R) on Friday that there remains...

  • Police: NM woman tied herself, blamed Latino man

    February 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — A Los Alamos woman found by police near a tree with her feet and hands bound by electrical tape is facing charges after admitting it was all a hoax. The Los Alamos Monitor reports (http://bit.ly/XxqSEl) that 20-year-old Genevieve...

  • NM lottery reports increase in sales, winnings

    February 2, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Officials with the New Mexico Lottery say the last half of 2012 saw an increase in net sales of $7 million. Lottery figures released this week show sales between July 1 and Dec. 31 totaled nearly $70 million. That’s an 11...

  • Conservatives make gun issue new rallying cry

    February 2, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Caleab Spencer of Newmarket, N.H. cheers during a rally to promote the right to bear arms in front of the Statehouse in Concord, N.H. Thursday Jan. 31, 2013. Speakers criticized Democrats in Washington for favoring new gun control laws following the...

  • Immigration bill splits GOP on national-local line

    February 2, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Jan. 29, 2013, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks about immigration reform Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas. The immigration debate is threatening to split the Republican Party, pitting those who focus mainly on...

  • Sihanouk: Cambodia’s last true king

    February 2, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Hundreds of Buddhist nuns wait in line at the Royal Palace to pay their respects to the late former Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk in Phnom Penh, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013. Sihanouk’s body had been lying in state at the Royal Palace after being flown from...

  • 23 killed in Taliban attack on Pakistan army post

    February 2, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Pakistan’s army troops gather at the site following a militant attack on an army post in Serai Naurang town, near Lakki Marwat, Pakistan on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013. Militants attacked an army post in northwestern Pakistan with automatic weapons,...

  • Bus hits overpass in Boston, injuring more than 30

    February 2, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this photo released by the Boston Fire Department via Twitter, firemen work to remove injured passengers from a bus that hit an bridge as it traveled along Soldiers Field Road in the Allston neighborhood of Boston Saturday night, Feb. 2, 2013. Officials...

  • Ala. town mourns for bus driver amid standoff

    February 2, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Members of the FBI team wait, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, in Midland City, Ala. Authorities said they still have an open line of communication with an Alabama man accused of abducting a 5-year-old child and holding him hostage in a bunker since Tuesday, Jan. 29....