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Archive for May 30th, 2013

  • Las Vegas marathon date shifts to Nov. 17

    May 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 5, 2010 file photo, runners fill the Las Vegas Strip during the Las Vegas marathon in Las Vegas. City officials and Las Vegas Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon organizers are calling for a date shift to Nov. 17 a chance to raise the...

  • Police Blotter: Three businesses get tagged; surveillance camera taken

    May 30, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Grafitti Police responded to the Bank of the Southwest, 800 West Hobbs Street, Wednesday, following a case of tagging. Officers noticed when they arrived at the scene that Farmers Country Market had also been painted with graffiti. In the same plaza, ICON...

  • RPD seeks info on fatal shooting

    May 30, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Detectives from the Roswell Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance about the shooting of Juan Gonzales, age 26. The incident occurred at approximately 9:45 p.m. on Sunday, May 19th. Officers from the RPD responded to Pecan Place in reference...

  • Accident on Country Club

    May 30, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    East Country Club Road, from Main Street to Grand Avenue, was closed for about 40 minutes on Thursday morning. A gas tanker stopped in a parking lot before pulling onto Country Club when the driver of a green Dodge Durango attempted to pass on the right. The...

  • Utah man arrested for kidnapping

    May 30, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Police Department arrested a Utah man, Wednesday, on charges of kidnapping. Ahmad Jones, 33, was staying at the Belmont Hotel, 2100 West Second Street, having come to Roswell to visit a former girlfriend. The 25-year-old victim told officials that...

  • Alberto Moreno Jr.

    May 30, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary will be recited for Alberto Moreno Jr. “El Piporro,” 60, of Roswell at 7 p.m. Monday, June 3, 2013, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. A funeral Mass will be celebrated for Alberto at 10 a.m., Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at St. John’s with...

  • Tornado touches down in Tulsa area

    May 30, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    A wall cloud forms near Interstate 35 and Purcell, Okla. on Thursday, May 30, 2013. At least two tornadoes touched down in Oklahoma and another hit Arkansas on Thursday as a powerful storm system moved through the middle of the country. At least nine injuries...

  • ‘Truly Boston Strong’ at show for marathon victims

    May 30, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    Boston Marathon bombing victim Victoria McGrath, 20, center, thanks people who help her when she was injured and help her recovery during the Boston Strong Concert: An Evening of Support and Celebration at the TD Garden on Thursday, May 30, 2013 in Boston....

  • Arvind Mahankali wins National Spelling bee

    May 30, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    Vanya Shivashankar, 11 of Olathe, Kan., adjusts the microphone before spelling the word “minauderies” during the final round of the National Spelling Bee on Thursday, May 30, 2013, in Oxon Hill, Md. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) OXON HILL, Md. (AP) —...

  • NYC police: Notes to Obama, mayor had gun threats

    May 30, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 14, 2013 photo, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at a gun violence summit at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, where he outlined his proposals for federal gun control reforms. Police said...