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Archive for July 25th, 2013

  • Cougar found, killed near school

    July 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Officers were dispatched to the intersection of Southeast Main and Chisum Streets, around 8 p.m. Wednesday, where a member of the public had spotted a cougar, or mountain lion. The officer located the animal walking near Pecos Elementary, 600 E. Hobbs St....

  • New Impala tops sedans in Consumer Reports’ tests

    July 25, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This undated photo provided by Chevrolet shows the 2014 Chevrolet Impala LTZ. A completely reworked version of the full-size car has taken Consumer Reports magazine’s top spot for all sedans, deposing German and Japanese cars for the first time in at...

  • Rodriguez arrested, charged with aggravated assault, burglary

    July 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Police arrested Victor Vincent Rodriguez, 39, Wednesday. He is charged with aggravated burglary, aggravated assault, interference with communications and felon in possession of a firearm after an incident that occurred in the 300 block of East Reed Street....

  • NTSB: Southwest jet’s nose gear landed first

    July 25, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A southwest airlines plane rests on the tarmac after what officials say was a nose gear collapse during a landing at LaGuardia Airport, Monday, July 22, 2013, in New York. The Federal Aviation Administration says the plane landed safely. (AP Photo/John...

  • Denbury pays big fine for 2011 oil well blowout

    July 25, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this August 2011 photograph released by the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, shows accumulated contamination from an abandoned well south of Yazoo City, Miss., that vented carbon dioxide, oil and drilling mud for 37 days starting in August...

  • Police Blotter: Tools valued at $1,000 stolen

    July 25, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Burglary • Police were called to the Tierra Berrenda Drive, Wednesday, where subjects removed $1,000 worth of tools from the bed of a pickup. • Police received a report of a vehicle burglary in the Kmart parking lot, 1705 S. Main St., Wednesday. A...

  • New health insurance markets: Not like Travelocity

    July 25, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This photo taken Wednesday, July 24, 2013, shows Christine Ferguson, director of the Rhode Island health insurance exchange, at the Statehouse, in Providence, R.I. You may have heard that shopping for health insurance under President Barack Obama’s health...

  • Authorities: Man said he was headed to kill Grace

    July 25, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Jodi Arias appears for a hearing on Tuesday, July 16, 2013, in Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix. Arias was convicted of first-degree murder in the stabbing and shooting death of Travis Alexander. A new jury could be impaneled to decide whether she...

  • Feds charge hedge fund SAC Capital in NY case

    July 25, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara speaks during a news conference, Thursday, July 25, 2013 in New York. SAC Capital, the hedge fund operated by embattled billionaire Steven A. Cohen was hit with white-collar criminal charges...

  • Fire out on Gulf well that ‘snuffed itself out’

    July 25, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A fire is seen on the Hercules 265 drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana, Wednesday, July 24, 2013. Natural gas spewed uncontrolled from the well on Tuesday after a blowout that forced the evacuation of 44 workers aboard the drilling...