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  • Fire out but factory leveled at Michigan factory

    July 9, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Burnt debris is piled up after a large fire that occurred the night before at the ISC Plating, a steel plating plant in Leslie, Mich., on Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Rob Dale, Ingham County’s deputy emergency manager, says three people needed treatment but...

  • New York police see risks with drones’ popularity

    July 9, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This March 12, 2014, file photo shows a drone flown by Brian Wilson, landing after flying over the scene of an explosion that leveled two apartment buildings in the East Harlem neighborhood of New York. Even though it’s illegal to fly the...

  • Hagel says nuclear operation has drifted

    July 9, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This July 3, 2014 file photo shows Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaking at the Pentagon. Defense Secretary Hagel told naval submariners on Wednesday that the U.S. has let its focus on the military’s nuclear responsibilities drift a bit, but...

  • American Apparel receives financing

    July 9, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Passers-by walk past a sandwich-board sign advertising dog fashions in front of the American Apparel store in the Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh on Wednesday, July 9, 2014. American Apparel Inc. has reached a preliminary deal with investment firm...

  • Las Cruces woman accused in baby daughter’s death

    July 9, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a Las Cruces woman is accused in the death of her infant daughter. Las Cruces police say 33-year-old Annette Smith is being held on suspicion of intentional child abuse resulting in death and tampering with evidence....

  • Rio Rancho man is accused in 2 bank robberies

    July 9, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Rio Rancho man is in custody in connection with two bank robberies in the Albuquerque area since last month. The FBI says 21-year-old Joshua Abeyta was arrested Wednesday in Rio Rancho. Abeyta is accused in the June 30 robbery at...

  • Police: Child left in hot car as punishment

    July 9, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque couple is accused of locking their 5-year-old daughter in a hot truck as punishment. Albuquerque police say Dulces Monge-Perez and Angelica Lerma-Montoya were arrested Tuesday on child abuse charges after police were...

  • New Mexico governor attends Wyoming fundraiser

    July 9, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has traveled to Wyoming to raise money for her re-election campaign. Martinez campaign spokesman Chris Sanchez said the Republican governor attended a fundraiser Wednesday in the resort town of Jackson,...

  • Police: Dead body found in arroyo in Espanola

    July 9, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ESPANOLA, N.M. (AP) — Police in Espanola say children walking home from the YMCA found a dead man lying face down in an arroyo. Albuquerque TV station KOAT reports (http://bit.ly/1mK8Wal) the kids came across the body Wednesday, and police immediately...

  • Film office wants to lure game and app developers

    July 9, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The film industry is thriving in New Mexico, and the state hopes to expand the momentum by luring gaming and app developers, the director of the state film office said Wednesday. Nick Maniatis told the Legislature’s Economic...