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  • NM woman sentenced to prison in husband’s death

    September 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A Mesilla woman accused of killing her husband in 2011 has been sentenced to two years in prison with another year suspended. Prosecutors say 45-year-old Kemberlee Guffey was sentenced Monday. After her prison term, Guffey will be on...

  • Arizona man sentenced in Navajo Nation arson case

    September 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Arizona man has been was sentenced to more than a year in federal prison for an arson conviction on the Navajo reservation. Prosecutors say 42-year-old Dennis Henry Bainbridge, of Teec Nos Pos, also must serve three years of...

  • NM domestic violence shelter faces money crisis

    September 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A Four Corners shelter that provides housing for women and children fleeing abusive situations is facing a funding crisis, officials with the group recently announced. Funding for New Beginnings in Farmington has dropped dramatically...

  • NM group offering reward for proof of corruption

    September 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LOS LUNAS, N.M. (AP) — A Valencia County group is offering a reward for people who turn in proof of government corruption. KOAT-TV report (http://bit.ly/16PpvnJ) that Citizens for Honest Government recently announced that it will give $5,000 to anyone who...

  • Man killed while running across I-25 after wreck

    September 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Bernalillo County authorities say an Albuquerque man was fatally injured when he was struck by a truck while running across Interstate 25 after an accident off the freeway. According to deputies, Derrick Casaus drove away after an...

  • Heinrich proposal to expand access to public lands

    September 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Sen. Martin Heinrich is proposing legislation to expand access to federal lands for hunting, fishing and other recreation. Heinrich introduced the measure last week in Washington, D.C., and said it will require federal...

  • Tarantulas on the prowl

    September 30, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Big, hairy male tarantulas are on the move this time of year in Northern New Mexico. It’s mating season, and the males are on the prowl. Around here, the eight-legged, insect-eating arachnids are about the size of a Krispy Kreme...

  • Global study: World not ready for aging population

    September 30, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Elderly men sit in a stairwell of a subway station in Taipei, Taiwan, Monday, Sept. 30, 2013. According to its cabinet-level Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD), Taiwan faces an accelerated aging population and declining fertility rate. In a...

  • Stocks fall as government heads toward shutdown

    September 30, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    The morning sun illuminates the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, as the government teeters on the brink of a partial shutdown at midnight unless Congress can reach an agreement on funding. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) NEW YORK (AP) —...

  • NC Republicans vow to fight US DOJ over voter laws

    September 30, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In a June 30, 1982 file photo, President Ronald Reagan signs an expansion of the 1965 Voting Rights Bill during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House. The Justice Department will sue the state of North Carolina for alleged racial...