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Archive for June 12th, 2013

  • Asian markets down on concern about Japan, US

    June 12, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A man looks up by the day’s chart of Tokyo’s Nikkei 225, the regional heavyweight, that soared 636.67 points, or 4.94 percent, to 13,514.20 in front of a securities firm in Tokyo Monday, June 10, 2013. Asian markets rose Monday after U.S. jobs...

  • Nintendo focuses on games at E3 with new ‘Mario’

    June 12, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments Off

    Members of the media watch a presentation from a riser at the Nintendo Wii U software showcase during the E3 game show in Los Angeles, Tuesday, June 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s all about the games for Nintendo. Instead of...

  • NY lawsuit over Marvel’s Ghost Rider reinstated

    June 12, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This file image provided by Columbia Pictures shows Nicholas Cage in a scene from “Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance.” A lawsuit against comic book publisher Marvel Entertainment by a man who claims he owns the rights to the Ghost...

  • Feds: Morning-after pill appeal officially on hold

    June 12, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This undated file photo provided by Barr Pharmaceuticals Inc., shows a package of Plan B One-Step, an emergency contraceptive. The federal government on Monday, June 10, 2013 told a judge it will reverse course and take steps to comply with his...

  • Democrats hope for higher revenue, more spending

    June 12, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    State Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, left, and Assembly Speaker John Perez, D-Los Angeles, right, laugh as Gov. Jerry Brown said either way he answers a question concerning a labor agreement reached with state employees, he will,...

  • Jurors hear ‘suicide’ ruling in ex-NM officer case

    June 12, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    in this June 11, 2013 photo, medical investigator Patricia Garcia-Sais, second from left, testifies about a gun found in 2007 at the Los Lunas home of Levi Chavez, right. Chavez is standing trial in Sandoval County for killing his wife and trying to make it...

  • NM governor urges local fireworks restrictions

    June 12, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez urged local governments on Tuesday to restrict fireworks because of dry conditions and the risk of wildfires. Martinez asked mayors and county commissioners in a letter Tuesday to take quick action this...

  • NM man gets 10-year prison term in child sex abuse

    June 12, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a Tohajiilee man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for child sex abuse. Prosecutors say 41-year-old Nathan R. Platero also was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Albuquerque to 10 years of...

  • Isleta Pueblo man pleads guilty in fatal car crash

    June 12, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say an Isleta Pueblo man has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in connection with a 2012 car accident. Prosecutors say 34-year-old James Anzara pleaded guilty Tuesday at a federal court in Albuquerque. They say...

  • Dad arrest for shooting son outside NM church

    June 12, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Police say a 59-year-old man has been arrested in the shooting of his son outside an Albuquerque church. State Police say William Chavez is jailed in Quay County after being taken into custody Tuesday while driving...