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Archive for May 22nd, 2013

  • NM judge unseals most documents in Chavez case

    May 22, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    BERNALILLO, N.M. (AP) — A judge in the case of a former Albuquerque police officer accused of killing his wife in 2007 agreed Wednesday to unseal most of the pretrial documents sought by media outlets. But Sandoval District Court George Eichwald also ruled...

  • NM man dies after wind blows him off roof of barn

    May 22, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 39-year-old Moriarty man was fatally injured when gusting winds blew him off a Moriarty-area barn roof. Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Maj. Ken Johnson says the gust apparently carried Bradley Cartright about 75 yards when he was...

  • Walker Museum opens new exhibit

    May 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Walker Aviation Museum at the Roswell International Air Center. (Mark Wilson Photo) In an effort to further educate visitors about important Cold War-era history, the Walker Aviation Museum Foundation is opening a “Peace Through Strength” exhibit...

  • Okla. tornado damage: Thousands of homes, $1.5-$2B

    May 22, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    An American flag sits in a destroyed car’s window in a neighborhood devastated by Monday’s tornado Wednesday, May 22, 2013, in Moore, Oklahoma. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez) MOORE, Okla. (AP) — The tornado that struck an Oklahoma City suburb this...

  • Missouri Avenue kids dedicate school gardens to veterans

    May 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Missouri Avenue students help plant a Veterans Honor Garden at the school, Wednesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) Students scurried around, digging eagerly in dirt barrels Wednesday to plant beans, onions and flower seeds in honor of veterans at Missouri...

  • Photographer and forester Wayne Miller dies at 94

    May 22, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    This undated photo shows the cover of “The World Is Young,” a book published in 1958 by renowned American photographer Wayne F. Miller. Miller, who produced some of the most indelible combat images of World War II and created a ground-breaking...

  • Officials begin work on hazard plan

    May 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Local and state officials met Wednesday at Roswell Fire Station No. 3 to begin the process of updating the county’s hazard mitigation plan. Hazard mitigation planning asks communities to identify hazards in terms of recurring natural events or disasters, so...

  • Arias trial Day 3

    May 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Wednesday, the third day of the trial the State of New Mexico versus Jose Arias, dealt primarily with forensic evidence. Arias is charged with the May 20, 2011, shooting that resulted in the death of his wife Victoria Velasquez-Arias. Prosecutor Debra...

  • 37-year-old man charged in Wash. state ricin scare

    May 22, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    During the execution of a search warrant, members of the Joint Federal Haz-Mat Team, FBI, and local law enforcement gather in front of the Osmun Apartments near the intersection of First Avenue and Oak Street in Browne’s Addition on Saturday, May 18,...

  • Police Blotter: Perps make off with Volvo

    May 22, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    •Police were called to the 1200 block of North Pennsylvania Avenue, Tuesday, where subjects gained entry to a garage through a door and took more than $24,000 worth of items, including a Volvo, a television set and some bicycles. •Police were called to...