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Archive for February 16th, 2013

  • No call-outs before NM officer-involved crash

    February 16, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Records show that no dispatchers told Albuquerque police Sgt. Adam Casaus to look out for a drunk driver before his police SUV slammed into a Honda CR-V, killing the vehicle’s passenger. Dispatched records obtained by various...

  • 2 NM border crossing ports report record traffic

    February 16, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA TERESA, N.M. (AP) — Two border ports in New Mexico reported record commercial traffic as the state continues to push to build the region as an alternative to the congestion between Ciudad Juarez and El Paso, Texas. The New Mexico Border Authority...

  • 2 police chiefs’ vehicles burglarized in Santa Fe

    February 16, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Two visiting police chiefs to New Mexico’s capital received personal experience with the city’s property crime problem: their vehicles were burglarized. Police say the unmarked police vehicles of Gallup Chief Robert Cron...

  • Russian region begins recovery from meteor fall

    February 16, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    The building of the city;s city sports arena is damaged in after a meteorite fell near Chelyabinsk, about 1500 kilometers (930 miles) east of Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. With a blinding flash and a booming shock wave, a meteor blazed across the...

  • TV show with Pistorius’ dead girlfriend airs

    February 16, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    In this frame-grab from state television channel SABC 1 a tribute is devoted to slain model Reeva Steenkamp, girlfriend of Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius. South Africa’s national broadcaster went ahead with the screening of the reality TV show...

  • World champ at 17: US teen Shiffrin rushes to gold

    February 16, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    United States’ Mikaela Shiffrin celebrates winning the gold medal after the second run of the women’s slalom at the Alpine skiing world championships in Schladming, Austria, Saturday, Feb.16,2013. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader) SCHLADMING, Austria...

  • Texas police fatally shoot fugitive Fla. prisoner

    February 16, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    This file photo provided by the Miami Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Department shows Alberto Morales. Morales who escaped in Texas after stabbing a detective with his eyeglasses was fatally shot early Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 after refusing to cooperate...

  • How life on run ended for California police killer

    February 16, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This Wednesday Feb. 13, 2013 file photo shows Karen Reynolds, 57, and her husband, Jim Reynolds, 66, during a news conference in Big Bear Lake, Calif. recounting their experience of being held captive by fugitive Christopher Dorner inside a condo...

  • Jackson Jr.’s downfall tied to objects, not power

    February 16, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this March 20, 2012, file photo taken in Chicago, then-Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill. speaks at a Democratic primary election night party. The former and his wife Sandra were charged Feb. 15, 2013, with spending $750,000 in campaign funds on...

  • Wife: Alaska man innocent in Coast Guard deaths

    February 16, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This July 2, 2011 file photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard shows Richard Belisle, second from left, and Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class James Hopkins, second from right, with Jim Wells, left, and Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Cody...