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Archive for April 23rd, 2013

  • 3 murder charges against Pa. abortion doc tossed

    April 23, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This undated photo provided by the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office shows Dr. Kermit Gosnell. A Philadelphia judge on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 tossed three of eight murder charges in the high-profile trial of Gosnell, a Philadelphia...

  • Uphill battle for defense of marathon bomb suspect

    April 23, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Monday, July 23, 2007 file photo, attorney Frank Rubino, left, talks to reporters as Jon May looks on during a news conference in Miami. Attorneys who handle terrorism and other notorious cases say public opinion is stacked against the...

  • ‘Zombies’ invade University of Michigan campus

    April 23, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Amena Qureshi, of Flint, Mich., wears makeup during a “zombie apocalypse” exercise, which included students dressing up as the undead, on the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor, Mich. Tuesday April 23, 2013. The exercise was designed to...

  • 20 dogs, 15 cats to receive new homes

    April 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Animal Services had a record number of adoptions on Saturday, with 20 dogs and 15 cats adopted by Doggy Saviors and the Animal Welfare Alliance for re-homing. “We have picked up multiple cats and multiple dogs, usually with litters, multiple...

  • Guitar man

    April 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Richard Smith plays his guitar at the corner of Second and Main streets on a chilly Tuesday morning. Smith, originally from Wisconsin, is a regular fixture in downtown Roswell. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Police Blotter: Woman fights off, injures ‘athletic’ attacker

    April 23, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Police were dispatched to Wells Street, Monday, after a woman was stopped by a male subject who demanded her money. The victim fought off her attacker, wounding him in the process. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 5 feet 8 inches tall, with an...

  • Horse slaughterhouse wins feds OK

    April 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Valley Meat Co. sits at a bend on a quiet road surrounded by farm and ranchland near Roswell. The picturesque location is serene as most New Mexico wide-open spaces. But outside the gates that contain a metal building and empty wooden livestock stalls waits...

  • New VA plan will expedite claims

    April 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    In an effort to reduce the backlog of veterans benefit claims, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced last week an initiative to expedite compensation claims decisions for veterans who have waited one year or longer. VA claims raters will now make...

  • Public Records: 4-24-13

    April 23, 2013 • Public RecordComments Off

    Accidents April 10 7:51 a.m. — Mescalero and Main; drivers — Carlos Marquez, 40, and Reyna I. Avitia, 27, both of Roswell. 7:51 a.m. — Mescalero and Main; driver — Maria Garcia, of Roswell. 1:49 p.m. — Main and Wilshire; drivers — Floyd N. Shue,...

  • Harold Dean Lollar

    April 23, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    No services will be held in Roswell for Harold Dean Lollar who died Monday, April 22, 2013, in Roswell. Dean will be cremated according to his wishes and will be placed next to his son Jeff in Dallas. Dean was born Jan. 17, 1943, in Sparta, Tenn., to Ardell...