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Archive for August 18th, 2013

  • Crews called to house fire find man dead inside

    August 18, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Crews responding to a fire in northwest Albuquerque have found a 60-year-old man dead inside. The fire happened early Saturday morning. Albuquerque Fire Department spokesman Tim Smith says the man’s 82-year-old mother left the...

  • Fight at Shiprock apartment leaves 2 injured

    August 18, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SHIPROCK, N.M. (AP) — A Navajo Nation police officer responding to an argument at a Shiprock apartment complex was stabbed in the foot and shot a man. FBI spokesman Frank Fisher says the man’s injuries aren’t considered life-threatening....

  • Financing puts hold on uranium deconversion plant

    August 18, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Idaho-based company that plans to build a facility in southeastern New Mexico to make uranium waste safe for long-term disposal has put its plans on hold because of a funding shortage. The president and CEO of International...

  • Blackfeet woman win top prize at Santa Fe market

    August 18, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A woman from the Blackfeet Nation of Montana has won this year’s Best of Show award at the Santa Fe Indian Market. Jackie Bread’s piece, entitled “Memory Keeper” is a colorful beaded hatbox featuring the image...

  • 2 southern New Mexico men die in ATV crash

    August 18, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    WHITE OAKS, N.M. (AP) — State police say two men driving all-terrain vehicles in southern New Mexico have died after the vehicles collided. Authorities say alcohol likely was involved in the collision early Saturday morning near White Oaks. Toxicology tests...

  • NM court signs off on Navajo water settlement

    August 18, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Navajo Nation has cleared a major hurdle in expanding its agricultural operations in northwestern New Mexico. A state court Friday signed off on a settlement that gives the tribe enough water from the San Juan River to irrigate...

  • More crews arrive to help battle Idaho wildfire

    August 18, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Bryandt Greczyn, left, Luke Garcia and Shaun Trabado, all members of the Midewin Hotshots of Illinois, take a break while battling the Beaver Creek Fire on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013 west of Hailey, Idaho.(AP Photo/Times-News, Ashley Smith) Mandatory Credit...

  • Lawyer says first Penn State abuse claim settled

    August 18, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 10, 2013, file photo, former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky arrives at the Centre County Courthouse for a post-sentencing hearing in Bellefonte, Pa. A lawyer says his client is the first to settle a civil claim...

  • Egypt: Islamists hit Christian churches

    August 18, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Damaged pharaonic objects lie on the floor of the Malawi Antiquities Museum after it was ransacked and looted between the evening of Thursday, Aug. 15 and the morning of Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, in Malawi, south of Minya, Egypt, Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013. The...

  • UK police checking new information on Diana death

    August 18, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    File-This Aug. 9, 1997 file photo shows Britain’s Diana, Princess of Wales, meets with members of a Zenica volleyball team who have suffered injuries from mines. British police say they are examining newly received information relating to the deaths of...