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Archive for June 23rd, 2013

  • Hot, dry conditions push NM fire another 12K acres

    June 23, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SAN LORENZO, N.M. (AP) — A blaze burning in southern New Mexico was expected to grow again Saturday, a day after it made a run that consumed nearly 19 square miles of rugged terrain in the Gila National Forest. The Silver Fire has charred more than 88...

  • NM school bus blindfolding case prompts questions

    June 23, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Albuquerque school board has voted to renew a contract with one of the companies that provide bus service for the school district, but one family is asking that steps be taken to better protect children. Melissa Carrasco asked...

  • Blackhawks move within 1 win of Stanley Cup title

    June 23, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Boston Bruins right wing Jaromir Jagr (68) reacts after a goal by the Chicago Blackhawks in the second period during Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals, Saturday, June 22, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) CHICAGO (AP) — It’s all so...

  • Wildfire grows, but teams work to save Colo. town

    June 23, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Wildfire smoke masks the sun as it sets over a ridge Saturday, June 22, 2013, near South Fork, Colo. A massive wildfire threatening a tourist region in southwestern Colorado has grown to nearly 60 square miles, but officials said Saturday that the erratic...

  • Taliban offer adds urgency to Idaho POW rally

    June 23, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Bob Bergdahl, right, and wife, Jani, the parents of captive U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, hold in hands as they pray at the “Bring Bowe Back” celebration held to honor Sgt. Bergdahl in Hailey, Idaho, Saturday, June 22, 2013. Hundreds of activists...

  • Rivers receding in Calgary, 3 dead in floods

    June 23, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    This undated photo provided by the Calgary Flames shows the inside of the Calgary Saddledome, in Calgary, Alberta. The Saddledome, home to the National Hockey League’s Calgary Flames, was flooded up to the 10th row, leaving the dressing rooms submerged....

  • Wing walker, pilot die in crash at Ohio air show

    June 23, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    A stunt plane loses control as a wing walker performs at the Vectren Air Show just before crashing, Saturday, June 22, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. The crash killed the pilot and the stunt walker instantly, authorities said. (AP Photo/Thanh V Tran) CINCINNATI (AP)...

  • Police again search home of Patriots’ Hernandez

    June 23, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this image taken from video, police search a car outside the home of New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, Saturday, June 22, 2013, in North Attleboro, Mass. State police officers and dogs searched Hernandez’s home as they investigate...

  • 39 NM Youth ChalleNGe cadets graduate

    June 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    New Mexico Youth ChalleNGe Academy students let off steam prior to graduation ceremonies at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) After 22 weeks of hard work and perseverance, 39 New Mexico Youth ChalleNGe Academy Cycle 24...

  • Ham radio day reaches across borders

    June 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Morse code radio operator Gary Babcock, left, communicates with other stations Saturday afternoon as Ryan Burden watches during the National Association for Amateur Radio Field Day. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Shaded beneath tents Saturday at Stapp Parade Field...