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Archive for May 7th, 2013

  • Lawyers want DNA kept from murder trial of inmate

    May 7, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Lawyers for an Arizona inmate accused of killing a couple in New Mexico after he escaped from prison wants a judge to throw out DNA evidence they say was tainted while being collected. Attorneys for John Charles McCluskey are...

  • Streit’s 2 goals lift Isles into 2-2 series tie

    May 7, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik (44) checks New York Islanders center Casey Cizikas (53) in the second period of Game 4 of their first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs hockey series at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y., Tuesday, May 7, 2013....

  • President Assad says Syria able to face Israel

    May 7, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    An Israeli soldier carries his mate during a military exercise in the Israeli controlled Golan Heights, near the border with Syria, Tuesday, May 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit) BEIRUT (AP) — In his first response to Israel’s weekend airstrikes,...

  • Ex-SC Gov. Sanford back in political office

    May 7, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, right, gets a hug from a supporter before giving his victory speech on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, in Mt. Pleasant, S.C. Sanford won back his old congressional seat in the state’s 1st District in a special election....

  • A bit slimmer: Christie has weight-loss surgery

    May 7, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie walks to a podium during the groundbreaking ceremony for the Technology Enhanced Accelerated Learning Center at Essex County Newark Tech, Tuesday, May 7, 2013, in Newark, N.J. Reports say Christie secretly underwent a...

  • Bangladesh garment disaster death toll reaches 705

    May 7, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Garment workers employed at Rana Plaza, the garment factory building that collapsed, queue to receive wages from the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, Tuesday, May 7, 2013. Hundreds of survivors of...

  • GOP: Stronger borders or immigration bill will die

    May 7, 2013 • National NewsComments 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....

  • Delaware becomes 11th state with gay marriage

    May 7, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Delaware Gov. Jack Markell signs the marriage equality bill on the steps of Legislative Hall in Dover, Del. on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, after it was approved by the Delaware Senate earlier that afternoon. (AP Photo/The Wilmington News-Journal, Daniel Sato) NO...

  • Whimsical UFO crash just south of Roswell

    May 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Ilissa Gilmore Photo A few miles south of the city on U.S. 285, drivers will get a glimpse of a close encounter of the Roswell kind. Unveiled Monday, a mural installation by Salinas, Calif.-based artist John Cerney depicts a rural family welcoming a group of...

  • Woman set on fire dies, RPD conducts search

    May 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Patrick Smith Detectives from the Roswell Police Department are investigating a homicide after an incident that occurred around 6:45 p.m. Friday, when Lisa Smith, 44, burst from her residence at Mesa Verde Apartments, 502 S. Wyoming Ave., completely engulfed...