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Archive for August 16th, 2013

  • Police Blotter: Laptop, vehicle stolen from residence

    August 16, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Burglary • Police were called to the 600 block of South Pennsylvania Avenue, Wednesday, where subjects forced entry into a residence and removed an Apple laptop computer, two fireproof file boxes, vehicle keys and alarm remote. The subjects then left with...

  • NM man convict of impersonating officer, assault

    August 16, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man was convicted Wednesday of impersonating a police officer and sexually assaulting a woman stemming from a bizarre episode in rural San Juan County. A jury found Eric Kenneth guilty of kidnapping, aggravated assault with a...

  • Animal adoption event seeks to pair cats and dogs with homes

    August 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell will celebrate National Pet Week, Saturday, with another adoption event at Tractor Supply, N. Main St., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Animal Welfare Alliance will bring a number of dogs for adoption. The Roswell Humane Society will participate with dogs...

  • Warrants fuel questions in teen’s disappearance

    August 16, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Ralph and Sara Britt, the grandparents of Hannah Anderson visit the Boll Weevil restaurant during a fundraiser for Hannah Anderson and her family Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013 in Lakeside, Calif. The father of Hannah Anderson, the 16-year-old girl who was abducted...

  • $75,000 worth of jewelry stolen

    August 16, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Subjects broke into Martin’s Jewelry in the Roswell Mall at 4501 N. Main St., sometime between 8 p.m. and 9:20 p.m. Wednesday. The thieves got away with $75,000 worth of jewelry, including gold and silverpieces with colored stones; watches; rings;...

  • Death toll soars to 638 in Egypt violence

    August 16, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Egyptians walk among the burned remains of the Rabaah al-Adawiya mosque, in the center of the largest protest camp of supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, that was cleared by security forces, in the district of Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt, Thursday,...

  • NTSB: No engine failure in fatal UPS plane crash

    August 16, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    National Transportation Safety Board investigators remove a black box from the the tail section of the UPS cargo plane that crashed Wednesday on approach to the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013 in Birmingham, Ala. The...

  • Russell Simmons sorry for Harriet Tubman sex video

    August 16, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 18, 2013 file photo, Russell Simmons arrives at the Vanity Fair and Juicy Couture Celebration for the 2013 Vanities Calendar in Los Angeles. Simmons is apologizing for a parody video of Harriet Tubman in a sex tape that appeared on...

  • Powerful car bomb kills 18 in south Beirut suburb

    August 16, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Smoke seen from Mount Lebanon rises from the site of a car bomb explosion in southern Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013. The powerful car bomb ripped through a crowded southern Beirut neighborhood that is a stronghold of the militant group Hezbollah on...

  • NYC bus drivers plead for protection from assaults

    August 16, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Monday, Aug. 5, 2013 photo, Jose Rondon, left, and his daughter Monique Rondon ride a familiar bus route in New York. Last summer, Jose Rondon’s 27-year career as a Metropolitan Transit Authority bus driver stopped suddenly at 231st and Broadway...