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Archive for April 19th, 2013

  • NM woman accused of child abuse while shoplifting

    April 19, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A Las Cruces woman suspected of shoplifting also is facing a child abuse charge for allegedly leaving her young daughter behind in a shopping cart. Las Cruces police say 26-year-old Jeanise P. Morales Martinez was released from the...

  • San Miguel County rejects ban on gas, oil drilling

    April 19, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — San Miguel County apparently won’t impose an outright ban on oil and gas extraction, but new restrictions on the industry may be in the offing. According to the Las Vegas Optic (http://bit.ly/11omLNf), county commissioners...

  • Experts: Ricin like that in letters easy to make

    April 19, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Federal agents wearing hazardous material suits and breathing apparatus inspect the home and possessions in the West Hills Subdivision house of Paul Kevin Curtis in Corinth, Miss., Friday, April 19, 2013. Curtis is in custody under the suspicion of sending...

  • Boston bomb suspect captured, brother killed

    April 19, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Mimi de Quesada, of Watertown, Mass., reacts while standing by her home in the wake of the sound of shots fired in Watertown, Mass., Friday, April 19, 2013, as a massive search continued for one of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings. De Quesada said...

  • Texas town grieves for dead first-responders

    April 19, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    People attend a service at St. Mary’s Church of the Assumption, Friday, April 19, 2013, two days after an explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas. The massive explosion at the West Fertilizer Co. Wednesday night killed 14 people including...

  • In suburban Boston, thanks and jubilation

    April 19, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    A gathering of people including the media gather around a police officer as he leaves the scene after the arrest of a suspect of the Boston Marathon bombings in Watertown, Mass., Friday, April 19, 2013. Two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing killed an...

  • China’s Sichuan hit by earthquake, killing 12

    April 19, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    In this photo provided by China’s official Xinhua News Agency, people gather on a street to avoid aftershocks of an earthquake, in Shifang, southwest China’s Sichuan Province, Saturday, April 20, 2013. At least two people were killed Saturday when...

  • US set to expand nonlethal aid to Syrian rebels

    April 19, 2013 • National News, World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this April 18, 2013 file photo, Secretary of State John Kerry listens while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. The US is poised to significantly expand its non-lethal military aid to the Syrian opposition as European nations weigh...

  • McDonald’s fails to boost sales with Dollar Menu

    April 19, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE- This May 2, 2012, file photo shows a sign advertising job openings outside a McDonalds restaurant in Chesterland, Ohio. McDonald’s Corp. reports quarterly financial results before the market opens on Friday, Aug. 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta,...

  • Stars of Boston-set ‘The Heat’ reflect on bombings

    April 19, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Melissa McCarthy, left, and Sandra Bullock, cast members in the upcoming film “The Heat,” pose together before 20th Century Fox’s presentation at CinemaCon 2013 at Caesars Palace on Thursday, April 18, 2013 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris...