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Archive for February 20th, 2013

  • Albuquerque mayor disputes enforcing minimum wage

    February 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Mayor Richard Berry says it isn’t up to him to enforce the voter-approved ordinance increasing the minimum wage in Albuquerque. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/YFrzL2 ) that Berry said in a written statement...

  • Sabres fire Ruff; Rolston is the interim coach

    February 20, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 29, 2012, file photo, Buffalo Sabres head coach Lindy Ruff looks up behind his bench while playing the Anaheim Ducks during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Anaheim, Calif. Ruff was fired on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, after...

  • Commercial cyberspying and theft gives rich payoff

    February 20, 2013 • World 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...

  • Gas leak reported before blast leveled restaurant

    February 20, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Officials inspect a burned out JJ’s Restaurant at the Plaza shopping district of Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013. Search crews at the site of the massive explosion that destroyed the restaurant, recovered one body Wednesday, and the...

  • BP civil settlement remains elusive as trial nears

    February 20, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this June 12, 2010 file photo, crude oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill washes ashore in Orange Beach, Ala. The U.S. Justice Department and the five Gulf coast states most affected by a massive 2010 oil spill have all indicated they...

  • NYPD, Microsoft create crime-fighting tech system

    February 20, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    This Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 photo shows a detail of a video wall showing New York city police officers an interactive map of an area in the city, security footage from nearby cameras, if there are high radiation levels and whether any other threats have been...

  • Official: Calif. gunman was loner, ‘gamer’

    February 20, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Tustin Police Chief Scott Jordan takes questions about the gunman, Ali Syed, a suspect in a series of shootings during a news conference in Tustin, Calif., Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. In less than an hour, Syed, an unemployed part-time student, shot and killed a...

  • Obama considers weighing in on gay marriage case

    February 20, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 15, 2013 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in Chicago. The Obama administration is quietly considering urging the Supreme Court to overturn California’s ban on gay marriage, a step that could be a major political victory...

  • Jesse Jackson Jr. pleads guilty in campaign case

    February 20, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    With the Capitol dome in the background, Rev. Jessie Jackson, Sr. and his wife Jacqueline Lavinia Brown arrive at federal court in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, where their son, former Illinois Rep. Jessie Jackson, Jr., and his wife Sandra were to...

  • Adopt a ‘forever friend’ today at the Roswell Humane Society

    February 20, 2013 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

    The Roswell Humane Society is a nonprofit organization which was formed in 1970 for the purpose of preventing cruelty to animals, caring for homeless pets, and the extension of humane education. They are located at 703 East McGaffey Street. The Shelter...