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Archive for June 29th, 2013

  • Vatican monsignor arrested in 20M euro plot

    June 29, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    An undated photo of Monsignor Nunzio Scarano in Salerno, Italy. A Vatican official already under investigation in a purported money-laundering plot involving the Vatican bank was arrested Friday, June 28, 2013, in a separate operation: Prosecutors allege he...

  • Police give new details on truck-train collision

    June 29, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This May 28, 2013 image made available by the Baltimore County Police Department shows damage to a CSX train after it collided with a trash hauler in Rosendale, Md.. The collision caused a chemical explosion that critically injured the truck driver, rattled...

  • Tiny Allegiant Air thrives on low costs, high fees

    June 29, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Thursday, May 9, 2013, photo, An Allegiant Air jetliner flies by the Luxor Resort & Casino after taking off from McCarran International Airportm in Las Vegas. While other U.S. airlines have struggled with the ups and downs of the economy and oil...

  • Man gets 40-year prison term for killing nun in NM

    June 29, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man who beat a nun over the head with a flashlight and then strangled her in northwestern New Mexico in 2009 has been sentenced to 40 years in federal prison. Prosecutors say 21-year-old Reehahlio Carroll was sentenced Friday in...

  • Middle Rio Grande set to deliver last of water

    June 29, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An irrigation district that provides water to farmers throughout the Middle Rio Grande Valley says it will release the last of its supplemental water supplies on Monday. The Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District said Friday that...

  • NM ex-officer opened account before wife’s death

    June 29, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    BERNALILLO, N.M. (AP) — A former Albuquerque police officer accused of fatally shooting his wife opened his own bank account about a month before her death. Jurors on Friday heard an audio deposition from Levi Chavez, who is on trial for murder. According...

  • NM 11th-graders improve in reading proficiency

    June 29, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The state’s high school students improved their reading proficiency scores on standardized tests this year, but there were declines for students in grades 4-6, Gov. Susana Martinez announced Friday. New Mexico has a “very...

  • 11-year-old mariachi from NBA finals coming to NM

    June 29, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An 11-year-old Latino boy whose singing of the national anthem at the NBA Finals set off a barrage of racist tweets is coming to Albuquerque. The New Mexico-based Atrisco Companies announced this week that San Antonio-born Sebastien...

  • Plaintiffs in gay marriage case wed in SF, LA

    June 29, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Jeff Zarrillo, left, and Paul Katami are married by Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, center, Friday June 28, 2013 at City Hall in Los Angeles. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a brief order Friday afternoon...

  • NKorea likely to get cold shoulder at Asia forum

    June 29, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    North Korean Foreign Minister Pak Ui Chun, left, shakes hands with Chinese Ambassador to North Korea Liu Hongcai at Pyongyang airport, North Korea, Saturday, June 29, 2013 before leaving for Brunei to attend the ASEAN foreign ministers meeting. The regional...