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Archive for February 19th, 2013

  • NM man pleads guilty to murder in pedestrian death

    February 19, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A Las Cruces man whose original conviction was overturned on appeal has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of one of two pedestrians he struck while driving recklessly in 2005. A judge on Monday sentenced Jeremiah...

  • US asks court to dismiss pueblo’s land lawsuit

    February 19, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The federal government is asking a court to dismiss an American Indian community’s lawsuit seeking all the land within the boundaries of the 89,000-acre Valles Caldera National Preserve in northern New Mexico. A Justice...

  • Police: 7 or 8 hurt in Kansas City gas fire

    February 19, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this image taken from video from KCTV, firefighters battle a massive fire at Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Mo. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. (AP Photo/KCTV) MANDATORY CREDIT: KCTV KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A car crashed into a gas main Tuesday evening in an...

  • US ready to strike back against China cyberattacks

    February 19, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    The building housing “Unit 61398” of the People’s Liberation Army is seen in the outskirts of Shanghai, Tuesday Feb. 19, 2013. Cyberattacks that stole information from 141 targets in the U.S. and other countries have been traced to the Chinese military...

  • DiCaprio calls for ivory trade ban in Thailand

    February 19, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This Dec. 11, 2012 file photo released by Starpix shows actor Leonardo DiCaprio at a special screening of “Django Unchained,” at The Ziegfeld Theatre in New York. DiCaprio has called on the Thai government to ban all ivory trade in...

  • Ex, current Peterson lawyers face off in court

    February 19, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Joel Brodsky, center, former attorney for convicted murderer Drew Peterson answers questions as he leaves the Will County Courthouse Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, in Joliet, Ill. after a special hearing involving Peterson’s murder trial. A judge recessed...

  • In fact-based films, how much fiction is OK?

    February 19, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    This image released by DreamWorks II Distribution Co., LLC and Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation shows Sally Field and Daniel Day-Lewis appear in a scene from “Lincoln.” (AP Photo/DreamWorks II Distribution Co., LLC and Twentieth Century Fox...

  • Allen retirement opens Europe command slot

    February 19, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this March 26, 2012 file photo, Marine Gen. John Allen speaks during a news conference at the Pentagon. President Barack Obama says he has accepted Allen’s request to retire from military. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari, File) WASHINGTON...

  • Docs: La. firm overstated storage for explosives

    February 19, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This undated file aerial photo provided by the Louisiana State Police via The Shreveport Times shows part of the smokeless explosive powder improperly stored outside Explo Systems Inc., a munitions dismantling facility at Camp Minden at Doyline,...

  • Shooting spree across Calif county leaves 4 dead

    February 19, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    A police investigator looks under a disabled SUV left on Red Hill Ave. in Tustin, Calif., Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. Police say a chaotic 25-minute shooting spree through Orange County left a trail of dead and injured victims before the shooter killed himself....