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Archive for January, 2014

  • Zynga buying ‘Clumsy Ninja’ maker, cutting staff

    January 30, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- In this Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011, file photo, Zynga CEO Mark Pincus speaks at a Zynga event, in San Francisco. Zynga Inc. said Thursday, Jan, 30, 2014, it was buying NaturalMotion, the company behind hit mobile games “CSR Racing” and “Clumsy...

  • Woman arrested in chase that injured NM policeman

    January 30, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    CORRALES, N.M. (AP) — A woman is in custody in connection with a high-speed chase that seriously injured a Corrales police officer. Authorities say 21-year-old Casey Williams is being held on suspicion of leaving the scene of an accident and possessing...

  • Farmington woman accused of fraud and forgery

    January 30, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — A Farmington woman who works as a bookkeeper for two small businesses is accused of fraud and forgery. San Juan County Sheriff’s officials say 65-year-old Mary Hawkins is being held on 40 felony counts. They say she allegedly wrote...

  • McKinley county investigates dog shooting

    January 30, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    RAMAH, N.M. (AP) — Officials in McKinley County are investigating reports that a teacher shot a student’s dog Sheriff’s Lt. Rob James Maiorano says officers were called to a church parking lot Saturday, where a 16-year-old and his 10-year-old...

  • 5th person to die from influenza reported in NM

    January 30, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Another flu death is being reported in New Mexico. The state Department of Health says a 69-year-old woman from Bernalillo County has become the fifth person to die from influenza so far this flu season. All of the victims have been...

  • NM sheriffs want more border resources

    January 30, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico sheriffs say they want more resources to battle human smuggling and drug trafficking along the U.S.-Mexico border. The New Mexico Sheriffs’ Association visited the Roundhouse on Thursday to demand more equipment and...

  • Man convicted in stabbing death of Calif. friend

    January 30, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — A man has been convicted of voluntary manslaughter in the 2012 stabbing death of another California resident while they were in New Mexico. Prosecutors say a Curry County jury on Wednesday also found 37-year-old Chip Fox guilty of...

  • Navy fliers again training in Las Cruces area

    January 30, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Navy student pilots and their instructors are back in southern New Mexico and once again conducting training flights in the Las Cruces area after a year’s hiatus. Personnel from an air wing from Corpus Christi, Texas, arrived...

  • Man convicted of 4 counts in driver’s license case

    January 30, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A jury in Albuquerque has convicted a 24-year-old man in a driver’s license fraud case involving immigrants from Asia but only of four of the dozens of counts he faced. The Albuquerque Journal http://bit.ly/1idukQ5 ) reports...

  • Police: 9 family members killed in Ky. house fire

    January 30, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    Members of the Kentucky State Fire Marshall’s office look over the remains of a house fire in Depoy, Ky. Thursday Jan. 30, 2014. As many as nine people were killed early Thursday in a house fire in rural western Kentucky and two people were taken to a...