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Archive for January 2nd, 2014

  • Clarification: Navajo-University Tuition story

    January 2, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — In a story Dec. 30, The Associated Press reported that Navajo Nation students who live in New Mexico and Utah stand to gain from a policy change approved by the Arizona Board of Regents. The story should have specified that the...

  • Las Cruces woman is accused of aggravated DWI

    January 2, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A Las Cruces woman is in custody for allegedly driving while impaired and running over someone following an argument. Dona Ana County Sheriff’s officials say 33-year-old Rachel Miranda is being held on suspicion of aggravated...

  • NM gets category on ‘Jeopardy’

    January 2, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Mention “Jeopardy!” and most fans think American history, sports, nature and potpourri. On Friday, Old New Mexico will get its own category on the venerated quiz show, with a lone burro, adobe buildings and a cart designed...

  • 1 dead after home invasion in Las Cruces area

    January 2, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Dona Ana County authorities say a man is dead, another hospitalized and two others in jail following a home invasion in the Las Cruces area. The Sheriff’s Department says four men forced their way into a home early Wednesday...

  • Car ends up on Roswell house after accident

    January 2, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A car landed up leaning against a Roswell house and its driver ended up in the hospital and possibly headed for trouble with the law after a New Year’s Eve accident. According to KRQE-TV (http://bit.ly/KmdbaT ), the car collided...

  • Big winter storm dumps 21 inches of snow in Mass.

    January 2, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    Sanitation trucks mounted with snow plows are parked on the west side of Manhattan in New York, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014. The National Weather Service is forecasting 4 to 8 inches of snow overnight in the city. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan) BOSTON (AP) — A strong...

  • Police arrest suspect in California priest killing

    January 2, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    This undated photo provided by Lynn Enemark shows the Rev. Eric Freed in St. Bernard Catholic Church in Eureka, Calif. Freed was found slain in the church rectory on New Year’s Day. Police have arrested a man who was in jail the day before Freed’s...

  • Rescued passengers head for open Antarctic water

    January 2, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    In this photo provided China’s official Xinhnua News Agency, passengers from the trapped Russian vessel MV Akademik Shokalskiy, seen at right, prepare to board the Chinese helicopter Xueying 12 in the Antarctic Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014. A helicopter...

  • Snapchat says to make app more secure

    January 2, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    This Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 file photo shows Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel in Los Angeles. Snapchat, the disappearing-message service, has been quiet following a security breach that allowed hackers to collect the usernames and phone numbers of millions of its...

  • FBI: Chinese Consulate fire set intentionally

    January 2, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    A broken window is shown at the damaged entrance to the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014. The consulate said Thursday that its compound was damaged in an arson attack and urged American authorities to protect the safety of its...