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Archive for April 27th, 2013

  • Daycare owners arraigned in Calif. swaddling case

    April 27, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Nazila Sharaf listens to attorney Timothy Rien during her arraignment in Superior Court on felony and misdemeanor child abuse charges in Pleasanton, Calif., Thursday, April 25, 2013. The attorney for two Northern California women facing charges that they...

  • Opponents to Walker: Back off new rent-to-own rule

    April 27, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Milwaukee Archbishop Jerome Listecki speaks at a press conference Friday, April 26, 2013, in Milwaukee. Listecki, along with a Republican state senator and others, joined to pressure Gov. Scott Walker to back off his plan to free rent-to-own businesses from...

  • Assembly GOP renews opposition to mining tax

    April 27, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    From left, Nevada Sen. Pete Goicoechea, R-Eureka, Assemblyman James Oscarson, R-Pahrump, and Assemblyman John Ellison, R-Elko, work on a conference call at the Legislative Building, in Carson City, Nev., on Friday, April 26, 2013. A number of Republican state...

  • Albuquerque real estate developer gets prison time

    April 27, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque real estate developer has been sentenced to more than two years in federal prison for bank fraud. Prosecutors say 61-year-old Vincent J. Garcia received a 27-month prison term Friday followed by five years of...

  • Court nixes damages against NM attorney general

    April 27, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The state Court of Appeals has overturned damages against Attorney General Gary King for withholding public records requested by a lawyer handling a pay discrimination case against King. The court ruled Thursday that a district judge...

  • Ex-NM nurse practitioner is sentenced in drug case

    April 27, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former nurse practitioner in Albuquerque has been sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison for illegally distributing the prescription drug oxycodone. Prosecutors say 63-year-old Gloria Vigil was sentenced Friday to a...

  • Officer ‘didn’t want to look’ as train approached

    April 27, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    With a passenger train fast approaching a road crossing in northern New Mexico, a police officer says he kept his head down and concentrated on trying to start an abandoned car that was sitting on the tracks. “I didn’t even look for the train. I...

  • Boston bomb suspect moved; FBI probe shifts focus

    April 27, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This April 25, 2013 file photo shows the mother of the two Boston bombing suspects, Zubeidat Tsarnaeva, left, speaking at a news conference in Makhachkala, the southern Russian province of Dagestan. Two government officials tell The Associated...

  • Possible 9/11 plane landing gear part found in NYC

    April 27, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Crime scene tape and a New York City police officer block the service entrance to the site of a proposed Islamic community center in New York City, after a 5-foot-tall piece of landing gear has been discovered wedged between it and a luxury high-rise...

  • Syrian rebels call on world to put words to action

    April 27, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    In this screen shot from amateur video provided by Ronahi TV, a woman foams at the mouth while lying on a stretcher at a hospital in Syria. The video is consistent with AP reporting of an attack in the Sheikh Maqsoud neighborhood in Aleppo on April 13,...