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Archive for January 11th, 2014

  • Vegas prosecutors track new Flavor Flav case in NY

    January 11, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE -This Oct. 17, 2012, file photo provided by the Las Vegas Police Department, shows rapper Flavor Flav, whose real name is William Jonathan Drayton Jr. New York State police say rapper and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer was ticketed for speeding and driving...

  • ND to buy band leader Lawrence Welk’s boyhood home

    January 11, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 10, 2002 file photo Edna Schwab walks toward the front door of the Lawrence Welk farm house in Strasburg, N.D., where Welk taught himself to play accordion. On Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, The state Historical Society is slated to decide...

  • Bankruptcy judge orders auction for Fisker

    January 11, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Nov. 18, 2010 file photo shows the Fisker Automotive’s Fisker Karma, a sports luxury plug-in hybrid car at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show in Los Angeles. A Delaware bankruptcy judge on Friday ordered a competitive auction for the...

  • Gadget Watch: iPhone case lets you see heat

    January 11, 2014 • Business, EntertainmentComments Off

    The FLIR ONE thermal imager for the iPhone is demonstrated at the International Consumer Electronics Show, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, in Las Vegas. The imager attaches to the back of an iPhone 5 or 5s and translates heat data into color images on the...

  • South Dakota AG releases economic probe documents

    January 11, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this June 13, 2007 file photo is South Dakota Tourism and State Development Secretary Richard Benda in Elk Point, S.D., who was found shot to death Oct. 22 in a grove near Lake Andes. His death was ruled a suicide. Attorney General Marty...

  • Chinese biz to put plant at former Ohio GM site

    January 11, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Ohio Governor John Kasich, left, presides over an announcement of a new manufacturing plant in Montgomery County at the Ohio Statehouse cabinet room in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. Company Chairman Cao Dewang and plant site owner Stu Lichter shake...

  • Surprisingly weak jobs report puzzles economists

    January 11, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, file photo, Luis Mendez, 23, left, and Maurice Mike, 23, wait in line at a job fair held by the Miami Marlins, at Marlins Park in Miami. Employers added a scant 74,000 jobs in December after averaging 214,000 in...

  • Carlsbad gets prairie dogs from Lubbock State

    January 11, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Two-dozen prairie dogs have a new home at a zoo in Carlsbad, N.M., after being relocated from the campus of Lubbock State in Texas. The Carlsbad Current -Argus (http://bit.ly/1lYUdTB ) reports that the 24 rodents are now on exhibit at...

  • Correction: Pronghorn Relocation story

    January 11, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    CIMARRON, N.M. (AP) — In a story Jan. 9 about a pronghorn relocation, The Associated Press reported erroneously the number of Gould’s turkeys that New Mexico will receive from Arizona in a wildlife exchange. New Mexico will receive 60 turkeys, not 70....

  • More than $1M worth of cocaine seized at NM border

    January 11, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA TERESA, N.M. (AP) — Federal authorities say they’ve seized nearly 33 pounds of cocaine worth more than $1 million from a trailer at the New Mexico border. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Santa Teresa Port of Entry...