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Archive for July 29th, 2013

  • Officials: NM boy diagnosed with West Nile

    July 29, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State officials say a 13-year-old boy from San Juan County has been diagnosed with the West Nile virus. The New Mexico Department of Health said Monday the boy is the first human case of West Nile virus infection identified in the...

  • Albuquerque Metro Crime Stoppers leader resigns

    July 29, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The chairman of Albuquerque Metro Crime Stoppers has resigned after his arrest on suspicion of aggravated drunken driving in a minor traffic accident. Pat Davis told the Albuquerque Journal (http://bit.ly/16vDhxf) on Monday that he...

  • Albuquerque police chief leaves with mixed legacy

    July 29, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — He was brought in as a reformer. A former Albuquerque police officer who then-Mayor Marty Chavez lured back from Scottsdale, Ariz., to clean up a police department rocked by low morale, scandal and intense media scrutiny. Things...

  • Child prostitution: Raids rescue 105 young people

    July 29, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    This photo provided by the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Department shows Michael Pruitt. Law enforcement agents arrested 60 people, including 13 pimps and three underage prostitutes, in Oklahoma City and Tulsa as part of a three-day sweep targeting child...

  • Familiar cast as US launches new Mideast peace bid

    July 29, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Israel’s Justice Minister and chief negotiator Tzipi Livni, second left, Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat, second right, Yitzhak Molcho, an adviser to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, and Mohammed Shtayyeh, aide to Palestinian...

  • A relic of Myanmar’s past, internal spying, stays

    July 29, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    In this Feb. 21, 2013 photo, police Maj. Zaw Min Oo, second from left, and another police officer assigned to escort to video and photograph an AP team as it traveled with the U.N. drug agency through the rugged mountains of Shan state for a story on the...

  • Experts: Unlikely US helped NZ spy on reporter

    July 29, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This June 23, 2013 file photo shows a TV screen shows a news report of Edward Snowden, a former CIA employee who leaked top-secret documents about sweeping U.S. surveillance programs, at a shopping mall in Hong Kong. Surveillance of a New Zealand...

  • Is he coming back? Phelps vague about future

    July 29, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Former Olympic and world swimming champion Michael Phelps of the US unveils a mosaic installed in his honour at the FINA Swimming World Championships in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, July 28, 2013 .(AP Photo/Manu Fernandez) BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — When Michael...

  • Senate approves James Comey as new FBI director

    July 29, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this July 9, 2013 file photo, FBI Director nominee James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Senate overwhelmingly confirmed Comey Monday, July 29, 2013, to become FBI director after Sen. Rand Paul ended delaying tactics against...

  • Funeral, processions honor fallen Vegas officer

    July 29, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    CORRECTS DATE OF OFFICERS DEATH TO JULY 22, NOT JULY 21 – Law enforcement officers lead a funeral procession down the Strip Monday, July 29, 2013 for Las Vegas police officer David VanBuskirk, who was killed on July 22 during the helicopter rescue of a...