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Archive for June 27th, 2013

  • NM weekly newspaper’s cover with draw fire

    June 27, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — An alternative newsweekly in Santa Fe is drawing fire over its cover with an image of a woman in a bikini who strongly resembles Our Lady of Guadalupe. KOB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/10V7doF) that Catholics around New Mexico are upset...

  • Police: Farmington bank ATM stolen

    June 27, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say an ATM has been stolen from a Farmington bank. The Farmington Daily Times reports (http://bit.ly/19x6A4N) that the theft Sunday marked the second straight weekend that bandits ripped off an ATM from a bank in...

  • NM man indicted for tossing mom off bridge

    June 27, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man who told Albuquerque police he beat, stabbed then threw his mother over a bridge into the Rio Grande because he believed she was a “clone” has been indicted. A Bernalillo County grand jury indicted...

  • Brazil protesters, police clash near match

    June 27, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    A protester, left, gestures to riot police during a demonstration in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Brazilian anti-government protesters in part angered by the billions spent in World Cup preparations and police clashed Wednesday near the...

  • Murder conviction against US Marine overturned

    June 27, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This Dec. 7, 2006 file photo shows Marine Corps Sgt. Lawrence Hutchins III, of Plymouth, Mass., at Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base, Calif. The military’s highest court overturned a murder conviction Wednesday against Hutchins in one of the...

  • Texas carries out its 500th execution since 1982

    June 27, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Leslie Lambert, right, listens to her mother, Donna Aldred, left, speak after the execution of Kimberly McCarthy, outside the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Huntsville Unit, where the death chamber is located, Wednesday, June 26, 2013, in Huntsville,...

  • After abortion setback, Texas GOP set to try again

    June 27, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, left, who tries to filibuster an abortion bill, reacts as time expires, Wednesday, June 26, 2013, in Austin, Texas. Amid the deafening roar of abortion rights supporters, Texas Republicans huddled around the Senate podium to...

  • Pro football player Hernandez charged with murder

    June 27, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, left, stands with his attorney Michael Fee, right, during arraignment in Attleboro District Court Wednesday, June 26, in Attleboro, Mass. Hernandez was charged with murdering Odin Lloyd, a 27-year-old...

  • Artists, activists unite at Bradley Manning trial

    June 27, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this June 17, 2013 photo, Clark Stoeckley stands in front of a box truck in Fort Meade, Md., that he painted in support of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning. Stoeckley, an art instructor spending his summer making sketches of Manning’s court-martial, is...