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Archive for April 17th, 2013

  • FBI searches NM headquarters of Navajo farm agency

    April 17, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — FBI agents have executed a search warrant at the headquarters of Navajo Agricultural Products Industry near Farmington. The tribal farm enterprise’s chief executive says the warrant relates to a sealed case and it’s not...

  • Rio Rancho man sentenced for firearms violations

    April 17, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Rio Rancho man has been sentenced to nearly nine years in federal prison for firearms violations. Prosecutors announced Wednesday that 30-year-old Christopher Rooks received a 102-month prison term to be followed by three years of...

  • Clovis man convicted in a child solicitation case

    April 17, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a Clovis man has been convicted in a child solicitation case. Prosecutors announced Wednesday that a jury in Clovis found 41-year-old Richard Schaublin guilty of soliciting a child by using an electronic device for the...

  • Man sought in NM shooting after case dropped

    April 17, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police are seeking a 20-year-old man in the shooting of his ex-girlfriend. She was shot and wounded several hours after child abuse and domestic violence charges against the man were dropped. The Albuquerque Journal...

  • Miss. mail suspect described body-parts conspiracy

    April 17, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    A U.S. Postal worker makes his way to the front door of Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., in Tupelo, Miss., on Wednesday, April 17, 2013, to deliver his mail. Wicker received a letter at his Washington office Tuesday possibily containing the poison ricin. (AP...

  • Chinese marathon bomb victim remembered as bright

    April 17, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Two theology students embrace following a vigil for Boston University student Lingzi Lu, who was killed in the Boston Marathon explosions, outside the school’s Marsh Chapel, Wednesday, April 17, 2013, in Boston. The city continues to cope following...

  • Options narrow for Venezuelan opposition

    April 17, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    ‘Chavista’ demonstrators, supporters of President-elect Nicolas Maduro, march in front of the National Electoral Council (CNE) in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, April 17, 2013. Opposition candidate Henrique Capriles has presented a series of...

  • American Airlines tries to catch up on flights

    April 17, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments Off

    Daija Walker, left, and Andrea Clarke sit next to their luggage at the Miami International Airport, Tuesday, April 16, 2013, in Miami, as they tried to get back home to Barbados. A computer system used to run many daily operations at American Airlines failed...

  • Gun control loses: No expanded background checks

    April 17, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments Off

    President Barack Obama arrives to participate in a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House, Wednesday, April 17, 2013, in Washington, about measures to reduce gun violence. With tObama is former Rep. Gabby Giffords, left, and Mark Barden, the...

  • Pa. abortion trial: Assistant gave anesthesia

    April 17, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    This undated photo released by the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office shows Karnamaya Mongar, left, and her husband, Mr. Mongar, no first name given. Karnamaya Mongar survived 20 years in a refugee camp after fleeing war-torn Bhutan, but died...