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Archive for March 22nd, 2013

  • NM woman pleads guilty to child abandonment

    March 22, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Pojoaque Pueblo woman has pleaded guilty to a child abandonment charge. Prosecutors say 29-year-old Alma Garcia entered her plea Friday in federal court in Albuquerque. They say Garcia was accused of abandoning her young child in...

  • Santa Fe, Double Eagle airports to lose towers

    March 22, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration announced Friday that Santa Fe is among 149 airports around the country set to lose funding for their air traffic control towers because of federal budget cuts. It was not immediately clear what...

  • NM jury awards $58.5 million in tanker accident

    March 22, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Jurors who wanted to send a message to the trucking industry awarded $58.5 million to the estate and family of a Carlsbad man fatally injured in a 2010 accident when his vehicle collided with an oil industry tanker. The award in a...

  • Colorado governor a friend of paroled inmate’s dad

    March 22, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Wise County Sheriff David Walker answers questions during a news conference to discuss the suspect who was killed in Decatur, TexasThursday, after injuring a Montague County Sheriff’s Deputy, Friday, March 22, 2013. Evan Spencer Ebel, 28, a former...

  • Feds raid 17 Calif. businesses for nitrous oxide

    March 22, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy Jim Phillips, left, detains Federico Valencia after a search warrant at Victor Welding Supply, Co. in Los Angeles Friday, March 22, 2013. A joint operation dubbed “No Laughing Matter” by the Food and Drug...

  • Livestock officials investigate horse killing

    March 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    New Mexico livestock officers are investigating allegations of animal cruelty following the public release of a YouTube video by animal welfare advocates apparently showing a local man shooting a horse at his home near Roswell. The video reportedly shows Tim...

  • FAA to close 149 air traffic towers under cuts

    March 22, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    A Cessna aircraft is parked near by the air traffic control tower at the Collin County Regional Airport at McKinney Friday, March 22, 2013, in McKinney, Texas. Thirteen small Texas airports will lose federal money for staffing air traffic control facilities...

  • Senators close in on immigration deal

    March 22, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 13, 2013, file photo, before the New York skyline, a group of immigrant rights advocates gather near Ellis Island in Liberty State Park, Jersey City, N.J. A dispute between business and labor groups over wages for low-skilled workers...

  • APNewsBreak: Fla. to probe 2nd sweepstakes chain

    March 22, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Wednesday, March 20, 2013 photo, Jacksonville, Fla., attorney Kelly Mathis speaks during an interview at his attorney’s office in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Mathis, has been identified by authorities as the ringleader of the Allied Veterans of the...

  • Police arrest 2 teens in Georgia baby’s killing

    March 22, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Sherry West breaks down in tears as she describes the incident the day before where her 13-month-old son was fatally shot and she was wounded Friday, March 22, 2013 in Brunswick, Ga. West said Friday a teenager trying to rob her at gunpoint asked “Do...