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Archive for February 14th, 2014

  • Senate confirms state transportation secretary

    February 14, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Senate has approved Gov. Susana Martinez’s choice to run the Department of Transportation. Tom Church was unanimously confirmed on Friday as cabinet secretary of the agency, which has a budget of about $860 million this year....

  • Man, woman found dead in truck identified by FBI

    February 14, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — A man and a woman found dead with gunshot wounds in a pickup truck have been identified by the FBI as residents of Prewitt in McKinley County. The Gallup Independent (http://bit.ly/1jl8YBA ) reports that the bodies of 48-year-old Thomas...

  • Utah man found guilty of teen babysitter’s murder

    February 14, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    Eric Millerberg, left, and his defense attorneys Haylee Mills, center, and Randall Marshall listen to opening statements by Deputy Weber County prosecuting attorney Chris Shaw, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Ogden, Utah. Millerberg has been charged with...

  • 5 people killed in Minneapolis duplex fire

    February 14, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    Paul Cox helps Latonya Garrett as they removed items from their home where a fire broke out early Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 in Minneapolis. Fire officials say three children have died and five other people have been injured in the fire. More than 40 firefighters...

  • Southwest warmed by record heat

    February 14, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    Venice Beach resident David Lomax enjoys the warm weather in the Venice Beach area of Los Angeles, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. With much of the Northeast gripped by snow and ice storms, the Southwest is riding a heat wave that is setting record high temperatures...

  • Obama: US must rethink water as climate changes

    February 14, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    ** ADDS NAME OF PERSON AT FAR LEFT ** President Barack Obama, center, speaks about the drought after touring a local farm in Los Banos, Calif., Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, as from left, Michael Connor, commissioner of bureau of reclamation Sen. Dianne Feinstein,...

  • Search underway in Maui for missing pregnant woman

    February 14, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    This undated photo released by the Maui Police Department shows the driver’s side view of a vehicle belonging to missing pregnant woman Carly Scott. Scott’s mother reported her missing Monday, 10, 2014. She told police a family member last saw the...

  • London Fashion Week kicks off

    February 14, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    Whitney Thompson wears a design created by Plus Size Fashion during London Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2014, at Vinopolis in central London, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. (Photo by Jonathan Short/Invision/AP) LONDON (AP) — Goodbye snowy New York, hello gusty...

  • Thai police push out street protesters, briefly

    February 14, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    Anti-government protesters attempt to hold back riot police trying to retake a protest site in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. Riot police cleared anti-government protesters from a major boulevard in the Thai capital in a small victory for...

  • Details disclosed in investigations of ex-NFL star

    February 14, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this June 1, 2011, file photo, New Orleans Saints safety Darren Sharper speaks during a news conference in Metairie, La. The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office says the former NFL player has been charged with drugging and...