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Archive for May 17th, 2013

  • Ex-NM paramedic gets 41 1/2 years for arroyo rape

    May 17, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former Gallup paramedic convicted of raping of an 11-year-old boy in an Albuquerque arroyo was sentenced Friday to more than 40 years in prison after the victim’s family gave emotional statements and the victim publicly...

  • New Mexico jobless rate drops slightly in April

    May 17, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Department of Workforce Solutions reports that New Mexico’s unemployment rate dropped last month and that job growth has improved. State officials said Friday the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 6.7 percent in...

  • Endean-Singh running for NM’s 2nd District seat

    May 17, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Alamogordo Democrat Leslie Endean-Singh has announced her candidacy for the 2nd Congressional District seat now held by Republican Steve Pearce. Endean-Singh is an attorney and manager of her husband’s medical office. Before...

  • Conn. commuter trains collide; 60 go to hospitals

    May 17, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Two commuter trains serving New York City collided in Connecticut during Friday’s evening rush hour, sending 60 people to the hospital, including five with critical injuries, Gov. Dannel Malloy said. About 250 people were on...

  • Pa. coffee run leads to hatchet hitchhiker arrest

    May 17, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    CORRECTS SPELLING OF LAST NAME – In this undated photo downloaded from the Union County Prosecutor’s website, Caleb “Kai’ Lawrence McGillvary is shown. McGillvary, 24, is being sought by New Jersey authorities on a murder warrant in the beating...

  • Tornado-ravaged Texas town to start recovery

    May 17, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Hood County Judge Darrell Cockerham talks to the media as Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, left, and Texas Gov. Rick Perry listen after a tour of the storm-damaged Rancho Brazos subdivision in Granbury, Texas, on Friday May 17, 2013. On Wednesday, powerful...

  • OJ’s ex-lawyer contradicts his testimony on guns

    May 17, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Former O.J. Simpson defense attorney Yale Galanter laughs as he testifies during an evidentiary hearing for Simpson in Clark County District Court on May 17, 2013 in Las Vegas. Simpson, who is currently serving a nine-to-33-year sentence in state prison as a...

  • Treasury officials told of IRS probe in June 2012

    May 17, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Ousted IRS chief Steven Miller testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, May 17, 2013, before the House Ways and Means Committee hearing on the extra scrutiny the IRS gave Tea Party and other conservative groups that applied for tax-exempt status. (AP...

  • GM stock rises above $33 for first time in 2 years

    May 17, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 12, 2009 file photo, the General Motors logo is seen on display at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Shares of General Motors reached an important milestone on Friday, May 17, 2013, topping their initial public...

  • Falling yen to make Japan’s goods more affordable

    May 17, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    In this Thursday, March 21, 2013, file photo, Cars for export are parked at a quay to be loaded on a freighter in Kawasaki, south of Tokyo. The weaker yen could hurt sales of European companies already struggling from the continent’s recession. In...