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Archive for March 26th, 2013

  • Neb. utility touts progress at troubled nuke plant

    March 26, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Louis Cortopassi, site Vice President and Chief Nuclear Officer at the Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant in Blair, Neb., speaks during a media tour Tuesday, March 26, 2013. The power plant has been idle since April 2011 because of a series of safety problems...

  • Google picks 8,000 winners of ‘Glass’ contest

    March 26, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This June 27, 2012 file photo shows Google co-founder Sergey Brin demonstrating Google’s new Glass, wearable internet glasses, at the Google I/O conference in San Francisco. Google is starting to notify 8,000 people who will be invited to...

  • Study: Health overhaul to raise claims cost 32 pct

    March 26, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this March 23, 2010 file photo, Marcelas Owens of Seattle, left, Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., right, and others, look on as President Barack Obama signs the health care bill in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Medical claims...

  • Police Blotter: Shoplifting north and south

    March 26, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    •Police were called to Walmart, 4500 N. Main St., Sunday, after a subject attempted to exchange a $10.97 tag for a 97 cent tag on children’s clothing. The person was charged with shoplifting. •Police were dispatched to Kmart, 1705 S. Main St., Sunday,...

  • RPD seeks info on child enticement

    March 26, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Police Department was called to the 700 block of North Atkinson. March 14, around 8 p.m., after a father observed a Caucasian male in a Jeep Cherokee talking to his children. The 5-year-old was playing in the yard with a friend. As the father...

  • Jayne Janonis

    March 26, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Jayne Wanda Szymanski was born Sept. 24, 1917, in Massachusetts, the oldest daughter of six children. She lived most of her life in the Binghamton, N.Y., area, where she helped in her father’s grocery shop prior to her marriage to Frank A. Janonis. They...

  • Police: Wanted man fatally shot at Carlsbad motel

    March 26, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say agents with the Pecos Valley Drug Task Force have fatally shot a wanted man at a Carlsbad motel. New Mexico State Police say task force agents on Monday were trying to locate 35-year-old Wesley Davis, who had an...

  • Albuquerque policeman won’t be charged in shooting

    March 26, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Bernalillo County authorities say they won’t seek charges against an Albuquerque police SWAT team officer in a 2011 fatal shooting. County District Attorney Kari Brandenburg and Chief Deputy District Attorney Troy Davis wrote...

  • Governor signs measures to aid NM military members

    March 26, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez signed legislation into law on Tuesday to aid New Mexico veterans, including requiring the state to expedite occupational licenses allowing military service members and their spouses to work in jobs ranging from...

  • Brush fires set on eastern edge of Albuquerque

    March 26, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities in Albuquerque are appealing for information from the public concerning a series of small brush fires that were set early Tuesday morning on the eastern edge of the city. The Fire Department says four or five fires were...