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  • Detroit: No water shutoffs for next 15 days

    July 21, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Protesters march over the controversial water shut-offs Friday, July 18, 2014, in Detroit, Mich. (AP Photo/Detroit News, David Coates) DETROIT (AP) — Detroit suspended its aggressive policy of cutting off water to customers with unpaid bills on Monday, the...

  • Investigators say overloaded bins caused collapse

    July 21, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 20, 2014 file photo firefighters stage outside the International Nutrition animal feed processing plant in Omaha, Neb. Federal investigators said Monday July 21, 2014 overloaded storage bins on the roof of the plant caused the...

  • Shark sightings off Cape Cod a boon for tourism

    July 21, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this July 2, 2014 photo, a bin is filled with plastic toy sharks in a souvenir shop in Chatham, Mass. With growing sightings of great white sharks off Cape Cod, local entrepreneurs are feeding the frenzy with their shark-themed memorabilia and apparel. (AP...

  • Church Rock man pleads guilty to murder

    July 21, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 21-year-old Church Rock man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of a man he met on Craigslist earlier this year. Federal prosecutors say Kevin Martinez entered the plea Monday as part of an agreement that calls...

  • New Mexico not deploying National Guard to border

    July 21, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez’s administration says New Mexico isn’t sending National Guard troops to the border to deal with an influx of children and families from Central America trying to enter the country illegally. Martinez...

  • Arizona man arrested in New Mexico fatal accident

    July 21, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — Hobbs police say a 27-year-old Arizona man has been arrested in a fatal head-on collision in which two people were killed. Hobbs say Keevisen James Gould of Red Valley is accused of two counts of homicide by motor vehicle and one count of...

  • Man accused of running over cyclist after fight

    July 21, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say a 53-year-old man is accused of purposely running over a bicyclist with the man’s van following a fight. Sgt. Ferris Simmons says Edward Gurule and 19-year-old Tiger Toya were involved in a physical...

  • Department: New Mexico has 2nd plague case in 2014

    July 21, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A second case of plague has been reported in New Mexico this year. The Department of Health says testing has confirmed that a hospitalized 43-year-old woman from Rio Arriba County had plague. An environmental investigation will take...

  • 1 dead, 2 injured in shooting at Albuquerque party

    July 21, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say one man is dead and two others are wounded as a result of a shooting during a fight at a party over the weekend. Police say 22-year-old Emilio Perez died early Sunday after being shot multiple times. The two...

  • Santa Fe hospital workers reject contract offer

    July 21, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — An overwhelming vote by unionized nurses and medical technicians at Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center in Santa Fe rejects a contract offer. The Santa Fe New Mexican (http://bit.ly/1pvfCq1 ) reports that 95 percent of the...