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Archive for June 7th, 2013

  • Martinez unveils new MVD system to speed service

    June 7, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez on Friday unveiled a new customer service system aimed at streamlining Motor Vehicle Division services and cutting down on wait time. Speaking at a news conference inside an Albuquerque MVD branch, Martinez said...

  • Film crews endure smoke as NM wildfires burn

    June 7, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Valles Caldera National Preserve is considered one of the natural jewels of northern New Mexico, with its expansive meadows, mountain vistas and famous elk herds. It draws thousands of visitors each year and serves as the...

  • US extends border zone in southern New Mexico

    June 7, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The federal government on Friday expanded a border zone for shopping and business northward in southern New Mexico, making it easier for visitors to reach cities such as Las Cruces and Deming. Customs and Border Protection said the...

  • Feds propose expanding range for Mexican wolves

    June 7, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Endangered Mexican gray wolves would have more room to roam in the Southwest under a proposal unveiled Friday. The provisions regarding the Mexican wolves are part of a plan proposed by the Obama administration that calls for...

  • Las Cruces teen finds owner of wallet with $2,300

    June 7, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A Las Cruces teenager found more than $2,300 in cash in a shopping cart and then found the wallet’s owner. Authorities say 13-year-old Marcos Gonzales-Nunez was at a grocery store with his family when he spotted a wallet...

  • Ohio man faces 329 charges in missing women case

    June 7, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This undated file photo provided by Cuyahoga County Jail shows Ariel Castro. Castro, accused of holding three women captive in his home for a decade, has been indicted Friday, June 7, 2013, on 329 charges including kidnapping and rape,...

  • Obama raises cybersecurity, economy in summit

    June 7, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    President Barack Obama walks with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands as they meet for talks Friday, June 7, 2013, in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Seeking a fresh start to a complex relationship, the two leaders are retreating to the...

  • Gov’t recommends 4 years for Jesse Jackson Jr.

    June 7, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 20, 2013 file photo, former Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife Sandi leave federal court in Washington. Prosecutors are recommending four years in prison for Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., following his guilty plea this year on...

  • Andrea bringing rains, flood watches to East Coast

    June 7, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Ernest Lucas III attempts to walk through flooded sections of Singletary and Elvie streets as a City of Wilson truck drives through the area, Friday, June 7, 2013 in Wilson, N.C. Tropical Storm Andrea moved quickly across south Georgia and was leaving the...

  • Judge orders inquiry in Paris Jackson wellbeing

    June 7, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 8, 2011 file photo Paris Jackson smiles on stage at the Michael Forever the Tribute Concert, at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. Jackson is physically fine after being taken to a hospital early Wednesday, June 5, 2013, an...