Archive for June 17th, 2013

  • Julian Sabedra

    June 17, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary is scheduled for 11 a.m., with a communion service at 12 p.m., on Wednesday, June 19, at St. John’s Catholic Church for Julian Sabedra, age 55, of Socorro, Texas, who passed away June 6, 2013. Deacon Ernesto Martinez will officiate with interment...

  • Netflix cuts original TV deal with DreamWorks

    June 17, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Monday, July 26, 2010 file photo, DreamWorks offices are shown in Redwood City, Calif. Netflix is going to start running original television series from Dreamworks Animation, the company announced Monday, June 17, 2013. Financial terms...

  • Pa. McDonald’s franchise sued over payroll cards

    June 17, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this June 13, 2013 photo, Natalie Gunshannon of Dallas Township, Pa., holds a copy of a lawsuit filed by her attorneys against McDonalds. The single mother who worked briefly at a northeastern Pennsylvania McDonald’s franchise is suing the owners...

  • Man accused of hitting young boy with hammer in NM

    June 17, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a wheelchair-bound man is in custody for allegedly hitting a 3-year-old boy in the head with hammer at an Albuquerque grocery store. Albuquerque police say the child was taken to a hospital Monday afternoon and the...

  • Las Cruces mayor seeks LA mayor’s help on debt

    June 17, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The mayor of Las Cruces is seeking help from Los Angeles’ mayor and Albuquerque’s former mayor to erase outstanding debt from his re-election campaign two years ago. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (

  • Gonzales confirmed as federal judge

    June 17, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Senate on Monday voted unanimously to confirm New Mexico U.S. Attorney Ken Gonzales as the state’s next federal judge, and New Mexico’s senators immediately recommended one of his assistants be appointed to replace...

  • Santa Fe man gets prison for Kmart armed robbery

    June 17, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Santa Fe man has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison for robbing a store of DVDs at gunpoint in 2011. Prosecutors say 22-year-old Angelo Gutierrez also was sentenced Monday to three years of supervised release....

  • Health insurance increases loom for state workers

    June 17, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — More than 30,000 state and local government workers face a 15 percent increase for their health care insurance starting next month, but it could be only the beginning of higher costs as New Mexico’s self-insurance program digs...

  • Chavez murder trial stalls over evidence fight

    June 17, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    BERNALILLO, N.M. (AP) — The trial of a former Albuquerque police officer accused of killing his wife stalled Monday over a defense attorney’s complaint that key evidence and documents have been withheld. State District Judge George P. Eichwald told...

  • Still no Hoffa after 1st day of latest search

    June 17, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Attorney David Chasnick talks on a phone near the scene in Oakland Township, Mich., Monday, June 17, 2013 where officials search for the remains of Teamsters union president Jimmy Hoffa who disappeared from a Detroit-area restaurant in 1975. Chasnick...