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  • Poland’s president says US still an important ally

    June 23, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Thursday, Nov. 5, 2013 file photo, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, speaks during a press conference after talks with Polish Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski, right, in Warsaw, Poland. A Polish magazine said Sunday, June 22, 2014,...

  • Man accused in fatal stabbing on Navajo Nation

    June 23, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Sheep Springs man is in custody in connection with a stabbing death on the Navajo Nation last weekend. The FBI says 52-year-old Bufred Denetclaw was arrested Monday and is expected to appear in U.S. District Court in Albuquerque...

  • State Police: Teen had cap gun when fatally shot

    June 23, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ESPANOLA, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Police say a teenager was armed with a cap gun when he was fatally shot by Espanola police earlier this month. State Police officials said Monday that their investigation into the June 8 shooting of 16-year-old Victor...

  • Truck driver accused of kidnapping Louisiana woman

    June 23, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A long-haul truck driver from California is in custody in New Mexico for allegedly kidnapping a Louisiana woman. Las Cruces police say 54-year-old William Joseph Taylor is being held on suspicion of kidnapping and assault with intent...

  • Police ID driver in fatal Espanola crash

    June 23, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ESPANOLA, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico state police have identified a driver accused of driving drunk and causing a deadly crash in Rio Arriba County. Sgt. Damyan Brown said Monday that 26-year-old Justin Romero faces two felony charges of homicide by vehicle and...

  • Albuquerque man is facing prison in drug case

    June 23, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque man has pleaded guilty in a crack cocaine trafficking case and is facing a prison sentence of more than 10 years. Federal prosecutors say 37-year-old Sam Eylicio Jr. entered his plea Monday to a charge of conspiring...

  • Las Cruces inmate takes stand at murder trial

    June 23, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A Las Cruces prisoner says he was off his anti-psychotic medication when he allegedly slashed a fellow inmate to death in 2006. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (http://bit.ly/1uYlTfU) that 38-year-old Dominic Montoya took the stand...

  • New Mexico well owners urged to test water

    June 23, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The oil and gas industry and the watchdog groups following them are in agreement on one issue — getting New Mexico well owners to have their water quality tested. The New Mexico Oil and Gas Association said well owners should...

  • Court rules parent can’t sue children’s guardian

    June 23, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The state Supreme Court has ruled that a court-appointed guardian for children cannot be sued by a parent in a custody dispute. The high court said Monday guardians at litem have immunity from lawsuit related to their duties as an arm...

  • Hiker died of hypothermia on Mount Rainier

    June 23, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    This undated photo provided by Lola Kemp shows Karen Sykes. Crews searched Mount Rainier National Park on Friday, June 20, 2014, for Sykes, an outdoors writer, was reported missing late Wednesday while she researched a story. (AP Photo/Lola Kemp) SEATTLE (AP)...