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Archive for June 14th, 2013

  • Ex-mistress in NM officer murder trial takes stand

    June 14, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    BERNALILLO, N.M. (AP) — One of many mistresses of a former Albuquerque police officer accused of killing his wife testified Thursday that he told her he was in the shower when he heard a gunshot. In two days of testimony that concluded Friday, Rose Slama...

  • Santa Fe residents finding ways to beat the heat

    June 14, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Residents of Santa Fe are trying to beat the heat after temperatures in the mid-90s for the past three days. Monday’s high of 98 was only one degree below the hottest day in all of June 2012. About 500 people are going swimming...

  • Fire reaches evacuated NM village; buildings saved

    June 14, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    HILLSBORO, N.M. (AP) — A fire in southern New Mexico has reached the historic mining town of Kingston but a fire management team spokesman says crews have protected buildings and that none have burned. The lightning-caused Silver fire is burning in a rugged...

  • Las Vegas judge spares pit bull that bit woman

    June 14, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — A judge in Las Vegas has spared a bit bull that bit a woman multiple times. The Las Vegas Optic (http://bit.ly/19zYj2B ) reports that Municipal Court Judge Eddie Trujillo has ordered the dog’s release and returned to Franchesca...

  • Claims seek payment for damages from 2011 NM fire

    June 14, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The federal government is being asked to cough up more than $60 million for damages from the 2011 Las Conchas fire and subsequent flooding in northern New Mexico. According to the Santa Fe New Mexican (http://bit.ly/11ESx7P ), the...

  • Crews battling Colo. wildfire hold flames in check

    June 14, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Karen Hilborn and her son Alex wait to head into the Black Forest fire burn zone with a police escort to gather items from their home Friday, June 14, 2013 near Colorado Springs, Colo. The Hilborn’s home was spared but approximately 40 other structures...

  • Reaction cool to US arms plan for Syrian rebels

    June 14, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Deputy National Security advisor Ben Rhodes arrives for the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, Friday, June 14, 2013. Rhodes discussed the ongoing conflict in Syria, and previewed the upcoming G8 trip. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP)...

  • Microsoft brings Office to iPhone, but not tablets

    June 14, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments Off

    This undated screenshot provided by Microsoft shows Microsoft’s Office software package iPhone application, which offers people the ability to read and edit their text documents, spreadsheets and slide presentations on a phone. The company isn’t...

  • AP IMPACT: Commander of Nazi-led unit lives in US

    June 14, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    People walk past the home in Minneapolis, Minn., where 94-year-old Michael Karkoc lives, Friday, June 14, 2013. Karkoc, a top commander of a Nazi SS-led unit accused of burning villages filled with women and children, lied to American immigration officials to...

  • Explosion reminds La. that plants not always safe

    June 14, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Williams CEO Alan Armstrong, left, and Williams Olefins Geismar plant manager Larry Bayer pause before answering questions during a news conference on Friday, June 14, 2013 in Gonzales, La. after an explosion at the plant on Thursday. A second victim of an...