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Archive for April 5th, 2013

  • Governor vetoes judicial retirement, other bills

    April 5, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Among the measures vetoed by Gov. Susana Martinez on Friday were proposals to: —Revise the judicial retirement system to improve its solvency. The legislation would have required state judges and magistrates to increase their payroll...

  • NM police to purchase lifesaving devices

    April 5, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A donation from the Heart Hospital of New Mexico Foundation and Lovelace Medical Center will help state police purchase defibrillators. The $15,000 donation was announced Friday. Police will be presented with a check from the two...

  • Hours extended for NM’s unemployment claims system

    April 5, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Jobless New Mexicans now have more options for when they log into the state’s new unemployment insurance claims system. Labor officials announced this week that the system will be accessible Sunday through Friday from 4 a.m....

  • Cell phone use produces flurry of tickets

    April 5, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — It took just five hours for Las Cruces police to hand out 126 citations during a traffic enforcement operation, with nearly half of the tickets issued for illegal cellphone use. Las Cruces prohibits cellphone use while driving within...

  • Man wounded by Dona County deputy in custody

    April 5, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The Dona Ana County Sheriff’s Department says one of its deputies shot and wounded a 25-year-old man who is now hospitalized and in custody. The department says the deputy and the man exchanged gunfire at about 3:30 a.m. Friday...

  • Search crews recount dramatic Calif. hiker rescue

    April 5, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Los Angeles County Sheriff Reserve members: Fred Wenzel, Montrose Search and Rescue team, left, and L.A. County Search and Rescue Reserve, Deputy, Doug Cramoline comment on the first minutes of the rescue of a missing young woman at the Trabuco Canyon Road...

  • More SKoreans leave NKorean factory park under ban

    April 5, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Chinese tourists take pictures at the Imjingak Pavilion near the border village of Panmunjom, dividing the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Paju, north of Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 5, 2013. After a series of escalating threats, North Korea has...

  • Gang member arrested in corrections killing probe

    April 5, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Colorado Department of Corrections shows paroled inmate Evan Spencer Ebel. Colorado’s governor announced a sweeping review of the state’s prison and parole operations Thursday, April 4, 2013, as...

  • Death toll hits 68 in India building collapse

    April 5, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    A hospital worker cares for a 10-month-old child injured in a building collapse, at a hospital on the outskirts of Mumba, India, Friday, April 5, 2013. The residential building being constructed illegally on forest land in a suburb of India’s financial...

  • NKorea aggression could strengthen US-China bond

    April 5, 2013 • National News, World NewsComments Off

    In this April 3, 2013, photo, South Korean Marine K-55 self-propelled howitzers are on positions during an exercise against possible attacks by North Korea near the border village of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea. North Korea’s latest outburst of nuclear...