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    Fight or flight

    December 31, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Startled geese scramble for the relative safety of the pond at the Spring River Park and Zoo, Tuesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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    NMSP arrest Gomez for homicide

    December 31, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Gomez The New Mexico State Police arrested Adalberto (Albert) Gomez, 24, in Las Cruces around 7 p.m. Monday. Gomez was wanted on charges of murder for the slaying of Juan (Pun) Gonzales that occurred around 9:45 p.m. on Sunday, May 19, when officers from the...

  • Police Blotter: Man brutally attacked, robbed by 3 assailants

    December 31, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Armed robbery Police responded to a battery call, Monday, in the 600 block of South Wyoming Avenue. When officials arrived at the scene, they found a man bleeding from wounds to his head and face inside the residence. He reported that three unknown men,...

  • Charldean Talnack

    December 31, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    In loving memory, Mom Charldean was born Feb. 22, 1922, in Pauls Valley, Okla., to Charles E. and Jessica Evergreen Harper. She was their seventh daughter. She married Robert B. Smith and shortly afterwards became a young widow when he gave his life to this...

  • Cristobal “Chocolate” Gutierrez

    December 31, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Prayer services for Cristobal “Chocolate” Gutierrez, 72, of Roswell will be held 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at Vision Celestial, 1305 S. Garden. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m., Friday, Jan. 3, 2014 at Vision Celestial, 1305 S. Garden, with Oscar...

  • Italian distributor apologizes for “Slave” posters

    December 31, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This film publicity image released by Fox Searchlight shows Chiwetel Ejiofor in a scene from “12 Years A Slave.” (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight Films, Jaap Buitendijk) MILAN (AP) — The Italian distributor of the film “12 Years a Slave”...

  • Michelle Obama adds to support for ABC’s Roberts

    December 31, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 file photo, first lady Michelle Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, at a workshop for high school students from Washington, New York and Boston about careers in film. The first lady led an outpouring of...

  • Book argues it’s possible to ‘Get Rich Carefully’

    December 31, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This book cover image released by Blue Rider Press shows “Get Rich Carefully,” by James J. Cramer. (AP Photo/Blue Rider Press) “Jim Cramer’s Get Rich Carefully” (Blue Rider Press), by James J. Cramer Who wouldn’t want to...

  • NBC’s ‘Today’ show returns to glory days

    December 31, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This image released by NBC shows, from left, guest hosts, Bryant Gumbel and Jane Pauley, with host Matt Lauer during a cooking segment on NBC News’ “Today” show, Monday, Dec. 30, 2013 in New York. Gumbel and Pauley, who worked together on...

  • Vegas’ New Year’s Eve about big names, big bashes

    December 31, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 7, 2012 file photo, Bruno Mars performs during the 2012 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in New York. Las Vegas is set to ring in 2014 with big-name concerts, celebrity-hosted parties and an eight-minute rooftop fireworks display...