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Archive for August 1st, 2013

  • Court overturns NM therapist’s license revocation

    August 1, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The state Supreme Court has overturned the license revocation of a mental health and substance abuse counselor who allegedly had sexual contact with a teenage client. The court ruled Thursday that the state Counseling and Therapy...

  • Ex-officer of NM project is sentenced to prison

    August 1, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The ex-director of an economic development project for the Navajo Nation has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison for federal tax evasion. New Mexico prosecutors say 62-year-old Hak Ghun also was sentenced Thursday to two...

  • Groups launch campaign to defeat abortion measure

    August 1, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico and several other groups are launching a campaign to defeat a proposed late-term abortion ban in Albuquerque. The alliance of community organizations and women’s advocacy groups...

  • NM man under surveillance arrested after holdup

    August 1, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say detectives conducting surveillance on a man suspected in several recent armed robberies arrested him as he left a store that was the scene of another holdup. Police say 24-year-old Michael Garcia faces...

  • Officials: NM DWI attorney came to court drunk

    August 1, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico DWI attorney is facing charges after authorities said he walked into an Albuquerque courtroom drunk — and into the wrong scheduled hearing. John W. Higgins was taken into custody at Metro Court on Wednesday when he...

  • NM crime lab wants fingerprints from some victims

    August 1, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s state crime lab now requires law enforcement agencies to submit fingerprints for victims of non-violent crimes along with unidentified prints from property crime scenes. Bureau Chief Noreen Purcell says the lab...

  • Surveillance critics face Obama in Oval Office

    August 1, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this June 10, 2013 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Struggling to salvage a massive surveillance program, Obama faced congressional critics of the National Security Agency’s...

  • Budget plans imploding, Congress is heading home

    August 1, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., right, Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn of Texas, walk on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, at the conclusion of a news conference after Republicans defeated a $54 billion funding bill for...

  • Monday MLB drug deal deadline as playoffs loom

    August 1, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez leaves the team’s minor league complex after a rehabilitation workout Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, in Tampa, Fla. Major League Baseball is threatening to kick A-Rod out of the game for life unless the New York...

  • Morsi supporters defy police warnings to disperse

    August 1, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    A woman supporter of Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi holds a banner of the former president with Arabic that reads “yes to legitimacy,” during a protest near Cairo University in Giza, Egypt, Thursday, August, 1, 2013. Authorities...