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Archive for December 13th, 2013

  • Authorities: NM woman is killed by a pit bull

    December 13, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a Valencia County woman is dead after being attacked by a pit bull. KOB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/IUNQnn) that the incident occurred Friday just south of Belen. According to the county Sheriff’s Department, the...

  • Great Lakes Airlines ending flights from Clovis

    December 13, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — Citing low passenger numbers, Great Lakes Airlines is ending its federally-subsidized flights between Clovis and Denver International Airport. Officials with the Wyoming-based airline say there are less than four passengers per trip on...

  • Report: Inmate spent final hours pleading for help

    December 13, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Transcripts of interviews with inmates indicate a woman who died in the Santa Fe jail last year had spent her final hours crying and pleading for medical help as she suffered from withdrawal from heroin. And while an autopsy lists the...

  • Police: Man shot, killed during attack with hammer

    December 13, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man who was shot and killed by police had charged officers with a 10-inch hammer, Albuquerque Police Chief Allen Banks said Friday. Andy Jack Snider, 37, ignored commands and ran toward officers until he was shot by Officer Hector...

  • Bishops defend NM’s assisted suicide law

    December 13, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Conference of Catholic Bishops is coming out in defense of a state law that prohibits assisted suicide, saying the statute is meant to protect life. The bishops issued their statement Friday, one day after closing...

  • Rescued dog set for foster home

    December 13, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Raphael, the mixed-breed dog from Pojoaque whose bony portrait has generated thousands of Facebook followers, left the Santa Fe Animal Shelter Friday for a foster home. The leggy canine had been at the shelter since late October, when...

  • Lawsuit: NM officer fired for prostitution report

    December 13, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former New Mexico Department of Public Safety officer says he was fired after informing his supervisor that a fellow officer was having sex with prostitutes, according to a lawsuit filed in state district court. In court papers...

  • Student gunman wounds 2 classmates in Colo. school

    December 13, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Parents stand along the tennis court fence hoping to see if their child is standing outside on the football field after a gunman was spotted inside Arapahoe High School on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, in Centennial, Colo. Authorities said the gunman shot two...

  • Jang’s execution leaves China in delicate position

    December 13, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    In this photo provided by the United Nations, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon addresses the U.N. General Assembly with the results of the final report issued by the U.N. inspectors who examined seven alleged chemical weapons attacks in Syria, Friday, Dec....

  • Kansas airport worker arrested in car bomb plot

    December 13, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this undated photo provided by the Sedgwick County, Kan., Clerk’s Office, a booking mugshot of Terry Lee Loewen is seen. The 58-year-old avionics technician who worked at the airport for aviation firm Hawker Beechcraft, was arrested before dawn Friday,...