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Archive for July 13th, 2013

  • Lawmakers won’t let pay freeze rush pension fix

    July 13, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this May 29, 2013 file photo, Illinois state Sen. Matt Murphy, R-Palatine, argues state budget legislation at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. An impatient Gov. Pat Quinn suspended lawmakers’ salaries and stipends July 10,...

  • Reporter’s lawyers argue to see Holmes’ notebook

    July 13, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this June 4, 2013 file photo, Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes appears in court in Centennial, Colo. For the first time, lawyers for accused theater shooter James Holmes say he killed 12 people and wounded dozens more at an Aurora...

  • Boeing stock tumbles after fire on 787 Dreamliner

    July 13, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    CORRECTING THE SPELLING OF SHEBA General view of the Air Ethiopian Boeing 787 Dreamliner ‘Queen of Sheba’ aeroplane, on the runway near Terminal 3, at Heathrow Airport, London, Friday July 12, 2013. Two Boeing 787 Dreamliner planes ran into...

  • Winfrey’s OWN announces Lohan post-rehab interview

    July 13, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This April 11, 2013 file photo shows actress Lindsay Lohan, a cast member in “Scary Movie V,” at the premiere of the film in Los Angeles. OWN announced that the network will air an exclusive interview with Oprah Winfrey and Lindsay...

  • NM teacher accused of sexual contact with minors

    July 13, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — An elementary school teacher in Las Cruces is in custody for alleged inappropriate behavior with some of his students. Las Cruces police say 46-year-old Jesus L. Solis is being held on suspicion of 52 counts of criminal sexual...

  • Congresswoman reunited with dog

    July 13, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — After 13 months on the lam, U.S. Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham says her beloved dog Kiwi is home. Grisham says the Shih Tzu mix turned up this week at an Albuquerque veterinary clinic. The dog disappeared last June after being scared...

  • Ex-NM Gov. Cargo recalled as advocate for poor

    July 13, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Former Gov. David Cargo, known as “Lonesome Dave” for campaigning alone in small towns of New Mexico, was anything but lonesome Friday as friends, family and elected officials — current and past — paid their final...

  • NM agents find liquid meth at border checkpoint

    July 13, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA TERESA, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Border Patrol agents have seized a number of bottles filled with liquid methamphetamine at a checkpoint in southern New Mexico. Officials say the bust happened Tuesday morning in Santa Teresa. The bottles were found in boxes...

  • Brothers arraigned in NM sewage dumping case

    July 13, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Two Farmington brothers are facing federal charges for allegedly dumping thousands of gallons of raw sewage on federal land in northwestern New Mexico. Prosecutors say 54-year-old Anthony Wiggins and 51-year-old Alex Wiggins were...

  • Summer Spray

    July 13, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Kids at the Roswell Boys & Girls Club enjoy a wet shower courtesy of the fire department, Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...