Archive for May 7th, 2013

  • Police Blotter: Perps lift $700 phone

    May 7, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    •Police were called to the 1600 block of SE Main Street, Monday, after subjects entered a vehicle and removed a Samsung Galaxy 3 phone, valued at $700. •Police responded to a call from Allsup’s, 2501 N. Main St., Monday, where a man was observed testing...

  • GOP: Stronger borders or immigration bill will die

    May 7, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this April 18, 2013 file photo, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, and others Senators, participate in a news conference on immigration on Capitol Hill in Washington. From left are, Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., Sen....

  • Bob R. Lamontine

    May 7, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Graveside services are scheduled for 11 a.m., Friday, May 10, 2013, at South Park Cemetery, for Bob R. Lamontine, 75, who passed away peacefully at home May 6, 2013, after a 16-month battle with lung cancer. Bob was born Oct. 27, 1937, in Roswell, to Elijah...

  • China’s struggling automakers jump on SUV boom

    May 7, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Saturday, April 20, 2013 photo, a model poses with the new Landwind X5 SUV at the Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition (AUTO Shanghai) media day in Shanghai, China. SUV sales in China rose 20 percent last year to 2.5 million vehicles,...

  • Gov. Brown vows to amend chemical disclosure law

    May 7, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this on June 14, 2006 file photo, Eric Andresen, whose company manages apartments in San Francisco, poses beside a Proposition 65 warning sign at his San Francisco office on June 14, 2006. Andresen felt the sting of a Proposition 65 lawsuit...

  • Colorado shootings suspect to enter insanity plea

    May 7, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this March 12, 2013 file photo, James Holmes, left, and defense attorney Tamara Brady appear in district court in Centennial, Colo. for his arraignment. Lawyers for Holmes, the man accused of killing 12 people and injuring 70 in a Colorado...

  • BLM to impose fire restrictions in 2 NM districts

    May 7, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Bureau of Land Management is planning to enact fire restrictions across more than 6 million acres of federal land in New Mexico. Officials say the restrictions will take effect Saturday. They will cover 15 counties that span parts...

  • Firefighter collapses, dies while working in NM

    May 7, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    MAYHILL, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say they don’t know what caused a 26-year-old firefighter to collapse and die while working on a forest project in southern New Mexico. Lincoln National Forest officials announced the death of Daniel Davidson on...

  • Hung jury declared in NM driver’s license case

    May 7, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Jurors were not able to reach a verdict in the case of a man accused in a driver’s license scam that involved Chinese foreign nationals who were in the U.S. illegally. The Albuquerque Journal reports (

  • Settlement reached in deadly Santa Fe DWI crash

    May 7, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A wrongful death lawsuit has been settled in the case of a girl killed when her family’s van was hit by a vehicle driven by a Santa Fe surgeon. The family of 4-year-old Yuliana Aremi Reyes Vasquez filed the lawsuit against Dr....