MENU

Archive for June 1st, 2013

  • Home of famous Va. hams ponders foreign buyout

    June 1, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this May 29, 2013 photo, a truck leaves Smithfield Foods in Smithfield, Va. Smithfield Foods has agreed to be bought by Shuanghui International Holdings for about $4.72 billion. Residents in this southeastern Virginia town have mixed reactions to the idea...

  • NM officials faults Air Force fuel spill change

    June 1, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Air Force system for sucking fuel contamination from Albuquerque groundwater is using a less effective technology than planned, state officials said Friday. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/Zk7gHq) that New Mexico...

  • Docs: NM woman stabbed man in eye with candy cane

    June 1, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico woman is facing charges after police say she stabbed a wheelchair-bound man in the eye with a plastic candy cane. The Carlsbad Current-Argus reports (http://bit.ly/11LyFEH) that 51-year-old Norma Moreno was arrested Friday...

  • Money-strapped NM school district buys new cars

    June 1, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SHIPROCK, N.M. (AP) — Officials at a financial-troubled New Mexico school district are facing heat after the district purchased new vehicles for employees. The Farmington Daily-Times reports (http://bit.ly/1aKV7xd ) the Central Consolidated School District...

  • Police: NM 8-year-old girl killed in shooting

    June 1, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police say an 8-year-old Albuquerque girl has been killed a day before her birthday following a shooting near an Albuquerque community center. KOB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/119p5FN) that Albuquerque police said that Sunni Rae Reza...

  • Steelers player Adams stabbed in robbery attempt

    June 1, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this July 25, 2012, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Mike Adams watches during NFL football training camp at the team’s training facility in Latrobe, Pa. Adams has been hospitalized after being stabbed in an apparent robbery...

  • Jean Stapleton, TV’s Edith Bunker, dies at 90

    June 1, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    Actress Jean Stapleton, top left, and publisher Hugh Hefner laugh with, from foreground left, Darren McGavin, Ruth Buzzi and Barbara Fisher, during a black-tie casino fund raiser in Los Angeles on Monday, March 13, 1979. Stapleton has died at the age of 90....

  • 2 Mexico kidnap victims sons of drug traffickers

    June 1, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Photo composite of images taken from flyers made by relatives showing ten of the eleven young people that were kidnapped in broad daylight from an after hours bar in Mexico City last Sunday May 26, 2013. From left to right, top row; Josue Piedra Moreno, Aaron...

  • Frightened Okla. residents opt to flee tornadoes

    June 1, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Joshua Lamb stands near what was once he and his family’s home that was left in ruins by a tornado, Saturday June 1, 2013 in El Reno Okla. (AP Photo/Nick Oxford) OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — It’s a warning as familiar as a daily prayer for Tornado Alley...

  • NM crews fight wildfires, smoke pours into capital

    June 1, 2013 • National News, State NewsComments Off

    Steve Verity, from Pecos, voices his frustration at a community meeting at Pecos High School to update residents on the fire situation on May 31, 2013 in Pecos, N.M. Officials said the fire in New Mexico’s Santa Fe National Forest more than doubled in...