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Archive for March 7th, 2013

  • Albuquerque police shooting trial begins

    March 7, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A civil trial against the Albuquerque Police Department and a detective who fatally shot an Iraq War veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder began Thursday as lawyers gave opening statements. Shannon Kennedy, attorney for the...

  • House approves bill for state ethics commission

    March 7, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The House has approved a proposal to establish an independent commission to investigate alleged ethical violations by state workers, legislators, elected state officials, lobbyists and governmental contractors. The measure would...

  • Vehicular manslaughter charge in NY couple’s crash

    March 7, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Julio Acevedo is escorted from a hearing at the Lehigh County Courthouse Thursday, March 7, 2013, in Allentown, Pa. Acevedo waived extradition Thursday and will be taken back to New York. He was arrested in Pennsylvania on Wednesday after a friend arranged...

  • Lion killed woman as she was cleaning enclosure

    March 7, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Wednesday, March 6, 2013 photo, Fresno County Sheriff’s deputy Michael Montanez closes a gate at Cat Haven in Dunlap, Calif., where a female intern was fatally mauled by a lion. The victim was later identified as Dianna Hanson, 24, of Lynnwood,...

  • NKorea makes more threats after UN sanctions vote

    March 7, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Russia’s UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin, center, current president for the U.N. Security Council, listens as he confers with China’s UN Ambassador Li Baodong, left, before leading council members on a vote for tough new sanctions against North Korea for...

  • Boeing 787 battery fire was difficult to control

    March 7, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 24, 2013 file photo, Joseph Kolly, director National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Office of Research and Engineering, holds an fire-damaged battery casing from the Japan Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner that caught fire at Logan...

  • The wild card in Venezuela: Armed Chavistas

    March 7, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 16, 2010 file photo, a man walks past a mural of Jesus Christ holding a machine gun alongside the words in Spanish “La Piedrita Will Overcome” in the La Piedrita area of the 23 of January neighborhood in Caracas,...

  • Facebook brings a more personal touch to News Feed

    March 7, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments Off

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., Thursday, March 7, 2013. Zuckerberg on Thursday unveiled a new look for the social network’s News Feed, the place where its 1 billion users congregate to see...