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Archive for September 12th, 2013

  • Fallen NM firefighter remembered

    September 12, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A forest service firefighter found dead in a rugged area of northern New Mexico was remembered Thursday as a devoted family man and prankster. More than 200 people gathered for a memorial service for Token Adams, a 41-year-old...

  • NM theater wins court case over showing adult film

    September 12, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s highest court on Thursday tossed out an Albuquerque movie theater’s conviction for violating a zoning restriction on where adult films can be shown. The state Supreme Court said in a 4-1 decision that the...

  • Board adopts changes for NM police academy

    September 12, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy will use a new curriculum that shortens basic police officer training to 16 weeks from the current 22, a change that officials said will help agencies around the state get their new officers...

  • NASA: Voyager 1 probe has left the solar system

    September 12, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    This artist rendering released by NASA shows NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft in space. The space agency announced Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 that Voyager 1 has become the first spacecraft to enter interstellar space, or the space between stars, more than three...

  • Wounded vets meet Boston Marathon bombing victims

    September 12, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE– This July 3, 2013 file photograph shows Boston Marathon bombing survivor Mery Daniel smiling during a break in her physical therapy session at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, in Boston. Some Boston Marathon bombing amputees, including Daniel,...

  • Raging fire strikes at heart of Sandy-hit NJ town

    September 12, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    ADDS DETAILS OF FIRE – FILE – This Oct. 31, 2012 file aerial photo shows the damage to an amusement park in Seaside Heights, N.J., after Superstorm Sandy. A raging fire that apparently started in an ice cream shop on the boardwalk in Seaside Park,...

  • iPhone faces challenge in crowded Chinese market

    September 12, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    In this photo taken Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, new plastic iPhones 5C are displayed during a media event held in Beijing, China. Last year, eager buyers in Beijing waited overnight in freezing weather to buy the iPhone 4S. Pressure to get it — and the...

  • War-weary Afghans revel in soccer victory

    September 12, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Afghans welcome their national soccer team a day after they beat India 2-0 in the South Asian Football Federation Championship in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Sept, 12, 2013. Afghans welcomed home their national soccer team with exuberance and joy, a day...

  • South Korea hoists national flag in Pyongyang

    September 12, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    In this Thursday Sept. 12, 2013 photo, participants in the 2013 Asian Cup and Interclub Weightlifting Championship stand behind their flag bearers at the opening ceremony in Pyongyang, North Korea. South Korean athletes marched with their national flag at the...

  • Hawaii to let nature clean harbor molasses spill

    September 12, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Various kinds of dead marine life collected by employees from the PENCO Pacific Environmental Corporation can been seen in this barrel on the dock fronting the La Mariana Sailing Club in Keehi Lagoon Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, in Honolulu. A pipe maintained by...