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Archive for February, 2013

  • Ariz. man sentenced in NM to selling bird tail

    February 1, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Arizona man has been sentenced in federal court in New Mexico after pleading guilty to selling the tail of a protected bird. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for New Mexico says 47-year-old Daniel Chee Walley was sentenced...

  • ‘Geeks’ Miramontes, Gourley turn hobby into small business

    February 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Arely Miramontes and Kirk Gourley in costume. (Courtesy Photo) Bruce Wayne and Tony Stark better beware — you no longer have to be a millionaire to get your hands on superhero gadgets. If you want to be a superhero, or at least look like one, local couple...

  • IHOP, Shriners hope to catch you on the ‘flip’ side

    February 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Shriners man the doors of the IHOP on Friday, following an announcement that the International House of Pancakes will be hosting its annual IHOP National Pancakes Day on Tuesday, raising money for Shriners Hospital. (Mark Wilson Photo) Roswell Shriners...

  • 4 detained after deadly highway collapse in China

    February 1, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    CORRECTS DATE – Rescuers work at the accident site where an expressway bridge partially collapsed due to a truck explosion in Mianchi County, Sanmenxia, central China’s Henan Province, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. Fireworks for Lunar New Year...

  • Authorities release photo of accused Ala. abductor

    February 1, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    The Dale County Sheriffs Department helicopter lands at the scene of an ongoing hostage crisis in Midland City, Ala., Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. More than three days after authorities said a gunman shot a school bus driver dead, grabbed a kindergartner and slipped...

  • Mahony defends legacy on church abuse in blog

    February 1, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Survivor Esther Miller, holds newly released files of her perpetrator Rev. Deacon Michael Nocita, seen in middle picture, as she joins Members of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests during a news conference outside the Cathedral of Our Lady...

  • Freddie Sanchez

    February 1, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at Gateway Church International for Freddie Sanchez, 47, of Roswell, who passed away on Jan. 30, 2013. Pastor Rick Rapp and Senior Pastor Virgil Mills of Gateway Church International will...

  • Ed Koch, New York’s feisty mayor, dies at 88

    February 1, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Sept. 7, 1981 file photo, New York City Mayor Ed Koch, center, gestures as he marches in a Labor Day parade down New York’s Fifth Avenue. Koch died Friday, Feb. 1, 2013 from congestive heart failure, spokesman George Arzt said. He was 88. (AP...

  • Sylvester Stallone supports assault weapon ban

    February 1, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    Actor Sylvester Stallone attends the “Bullet To The Head” premiere at AMC Lincoln Square on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Sylvester Stallone says that despite his...

  • James “Jim” Tucker

    February 1, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    James H. (Jim) Tucker, 84, was born in Tecumseh, Okla., on July 22, 1928, to Theodore (Ted) and Alma Tucker. Passed from this life on Feb. 1, 2013. He graduated from Tecumseh High School in 1946, began working in the SN Bell Telephone system for 34 years, and...