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Archive for February 21st, 2013

  • Alamogordo man accused of growing pot in his home

    February 21, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say an Alamogordo man is in federal custody for allegedly growing a large amount of marijuana inside his home. Alamogordo Department of Public Safety officials say 42-year-old Samuel Delgado is being held on suspicion of...

  • Man arrested after 110 mph chase in New Mexico

    February 21, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Dona Ana County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a man who allegedly led authorities on a high-speed chase that ended with a crash into a house and trailer. Authorities say 24-year-old Erick Vasquez is facing charges of...

  • Gay marriage proposal fails in NM House panel

    February 21, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A House committee has shelved a proposal to allow voters to decide whether to legalize same-sex marriage. The Voters and Elections Committee voted 7-to-4 on Thursday to block a constitutional amendment proposed by Democratic Rep. Brian...

  • Man sought in NM shooting arrested in Silver City

    February 21, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SILVER CITY, N.M. (AP) — A fugitive sought in a shooting at a southwestern New Mexico highway rest stop was arrested in a Silver City house following a five-hour standoff that ended when law enforcement officers stormed inside. Nathan Rowland was arrested...

  • Haiti’s ‘Baby Doc’ summoned to court after no-show

    February 21, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this March 29, 2011 file photo, former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier, center, leaves Canape Vert hospital in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Duvalier has spurned a judge’s order to appear in court, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, for a hearing...

  • Car bomb kills at least 53 in Syrian capital

    February 21, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    EDS NOTE: GRAPHIC CONTENT – In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, injured Syrians sit on the ground while flames and smoke rise from burned cars after a huge explosion that shook central Damascus, Syria, Thursday, Feb. 21,...

  • Harvick and Kyle Busch wins Daytona 500 duels

    February 21, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    CORRECTS GENDER TO SON, NOT DAUGHTER – Kevin Harvick, right, celebrates with his wife, Delana, and son, Keelan, 7 months, in victory lane after winning the first of two 150-mile qualifying races for the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona...

  • US stocks keep sliding on weak data, Fed qualms

    February 21, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 20, 2013, file photo, Maureen Smaldone, a trader for Brendan E. Cryan and Company, monitors trading activity from her workstation at the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks are continuing a two-day slide on weak economic data on...

  • Oil prices down sharply for a 2nd day

    February 21, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Traders work the crude oil options pit at the New York Mercantile Exchange Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 in New York. An unexpected indication from the U.S. Federal Reserve that it is considering how to bring an end to its super-easy monetary policy rattled markets...

  • More tests needed in LA hotel water tank death

    February 21, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    This still image taken from a security video was released on Feb. 13, 2013, by the Los Angeles Police Department in connection with the search for 21-year-old missing Canadian tourist Elisa Lam. In this image, a woman believed to be Lam appears to hide in an...