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Archive for January 20th, 2014

  • Alcohol-related crashes down in Santa Fe County

    January 20, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe County has seen the number of crashes involving alcohol drop sharply over the past year, and experts say that’s evidence New Mexico’s drunken-driving laws, police enforcement and education are making the state...

  • National teachers union president visits NM

    January 20, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The head of the American Federation of Teachers is visiting New Mexico to push the importance of early childhood education. Union officials say president Randi Weingarten met with local AFT leaders, teachers, parents and community...

  • NM Junior College gets funding for energy ed

    January 20, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded New Mexico Junior College to a $2.5 million grant to offer more oilfield training to the underemployed. The Hobbs News-Sun reports (http://bit.ly/19NMSEn ) the funding will be made available later...

  • Family of man held in NKorea worried, encouraged

    January 20, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    Derek Sciba, a family friend of Washington state’s Kenneth Bae, held for more than a year in North Korea, sits in an office in Seattle on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. “Our end goal is to see Kenneth reunited so he can recover emotionally and physically....

  • 2 deaths confirmed in Omaha plant explosion

    January 20, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    The International Nutrition plant is in wreckage in Omaha, Neb., where a fire and explosion took place Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. At least nine people have been hospitalized and others could be trapped at the animal feed processing plant. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)...

  • Overachieving, injured Pats fall short of goal

    January 20, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    New England Patriots free safety Devin McCourty listens to a reporter’s question while standing in front of his locker during a media availability at the NFL football team’s facility in Foxborough, Mass., Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. The Patriots lost...

  • Russians study Islamic video threatening Olympics

    January 20, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    In this image made from a video posted online Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014 by an Islamic militant group asserting responsibility for suicide bombings last month that killed 34 people in Volgograd, Russia, two men, identified as Suleiman and Abdurakhman and who...

  • UN rescinds invitation to Iran to attend talks

    January 20, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    In this Jan. 19, 2014 photo provided by the United Nations, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon briefs correspondents at the U.N. headquarters in New York on the decision by the National Coalition of Syrian Revolution and Armed Forces to participate in the...

  • Report: NV hospital shooter wanted murder-suicide

    January 20, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    This photo provided by the Carson City Sheriff ‘s Departmentshows William Dresser. Dresser was arrested Sunday Jan. 19, 2014, after firing one shot with small-caliber semi-automatic handgun that struck his wife in the chest at Carson Tahoe Regional...

  • Christie aide: Hoboken treated no differently

    January 20, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno speaks to the press during the the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service in Union Beach, N.J., Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. Guadagno denied allegations by the Hoboken mayor that Superstorm Sandy relief funding was withheld from...