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Archive for May 12th, 2013

  • Fewer signs of distress in NM’s housing market

    May 12, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An industry report says New Mexico’s housing market is seeing fewer signs of distress. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/15X97qz) that the report by the Mortgage Bankers Association shows 9.2 percent of homes in...

  • Group seeks help in protecting horses in Placitas

    May 12, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A group that advocates for the protection of free-roaming horses in Placitas has asked federal officials to help the group confront public safety concerns about animals straying on the roads. The Wild Horse Observers Association...

  • 10-year-old wins fight against cancer

    May 12, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A year ago, doctors traipsed into an Albuquerque hospital room and faced Shari Buckley. “It’s a mass in his chest, and it’s malignant,” one said. Buckley felt her world turn upside down. The patient was her...

  • Santa Fe police officer quits after investigation

    May 12, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Santa Fe police officer investigated for possible affiliation with a motorcycle gang has resigned. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports (http://bit.ly/ZQE0VU) that Officer Ben Chavarria became the focus of an internal investigation in...

  • Pakistan’s Sharif gets resounding election victory

    May 12, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    A supporter of Pakistan Muslim League-N party sits on his motorcycle decorated with posters of former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as he and other his others celebrate their party’s victory in the parliamentary election outside the...

  • Barbara Walters to announce her retirement Monday

    May 12, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this April 23, 2012 file photo, veteran ABC newswoman Barbara Walters arrives to the Matrix Awards in New York. The veteran ABC News anchor is set to announce Monday morning, May 13, 2013 on “The View” that she will retire from TV...

  • Seth Meyers to replace Jimmy Fallon late at night

    May 12, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    FILE This Sept. 18, 2011 file photo shows Jimmy Fallon, left, and Seth Meyers at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Meyers is moving from his “Weekend Update” desk to his own late night show on NBC. The network said Sunday, May 12,...

  • Bangladesh plans to raise pay for garment workers

    May 12, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    A Bangladeshi rescuer stands amid the rubble of a garment factory building that collapsed on April 24 as they continue searching for bodies in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, Sunday, May 12, 2013. Search teams resumed their rain-interrupted work Sunday as the...

  • 19 New Orleans shooting victims included 2 kids

    May 12, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    New Orleans Police investigate shooting at the intersection Frenchman Street at N. Villere on Mother’s Day in New Orleans, Sunday May 12, 2013. Gunmen opened fire on dozens of people marching in a Mother’s Day neighborhood parade in New Orleans on...

  • Mom: Accused boy, 12, ‘could never’ hurt sister

    May 12, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this April 29, 2013 file photo, Calaveras County Sheriff’s deputies and volunteers stand watch at Jenny Lind Elementary School, after the murder of one it’s students over the weekend, in Valley Springs, Calif. Authorities on...