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Archive for June 28th, 2013

  • Extreme weather fuels fire burning in southern NM

    June 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A wildfire burning in southern New Mexico picked up speed Thursday as the hot, dry and windy weather intensified. Managers said the Silver Fire advanced to the northwest over the Crest Trail and jumped the Rabb Trail, which forced...

  • IG pushes Los Alamos to do more on safety

    June 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — Another federal report is criticizing Los Alamos for not doing enough to protect the public from dangerous releases of radiation in the event of wildfires or an earthquake. An audit released Thursday by the Department of...

  • Report: NM Air Force fuel cleanup system struggles

    June 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Air Force cleanup system used for sucking jet fuel contamination from Albuquerque groundwater has been out of service for most of the month, according to a new report. Documents show the system at Kirtland Air Force Base shut...

  • Feds: Boston suspect downloaded bomb instructions

    June 28, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    U.S. Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz speaks during a news conference, announcing a 30-count indictment against Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Thursday, June 27, 2013, in Boston. Charges against Tsarnaev include using a weapon of mass destruction...

  • EU leaders win breakthrough on budget deal

    June 28, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    EU leaders pose for photographers during a group photo at an EU summit in Brussels on Thursday, June 27, 2013. Front row left to right, Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico, Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker, Italian Prime Minister Enrico...

  • Reports: Retired general target of leaks probe

    June 28, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 29, 2011 file photo, then Joint Chiefs Vice Chairman Gen. James E. Cartwright takes part in media briefing at the Pentagon in Washington. The retired Marine general is under investigation for allegedly leaking classified information...

  • Ex-Patriot Hernandez denied bail in murder case

    June 28, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    This undated photo provided by the Bristol County, Mass. District Attorney’s Office shows Ernest Wallace. Police say Wallace is wanted for accessory after the fact of the murder of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd last week in North Attleborough,...

  • Witness: leaked cables contained classified info

    June 28, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is escorted out of a courthouse in Fort Meade, Md., Tuesday, June 25, 2013, after the start of the fourth week of his court martial. Manning is charged with indirectly aiding the enemy by sending troves of classified material to...

  • Holmes to wear hidden harness anchored to floor

    June 28, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    File-This June 4,2013 file photo shows Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes in court in Centennial, Colo. Holmes is scheduled Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at a hearing where the judge overseeing the Colorado theater shooting case will reconsider the timing...

  • Ecuador heats rhetoric as Obama downplays Snowden

    June 28, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    In this photo released by Ecuador’s Presidential Press Office, Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa talks with journalist during a press conference in Quevedo, Ecuador, Thursday, June 27, 2013. Ecuador said Thursday it is renouncing tariff benefits...