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  • 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...

  • City official IDs man fatally shot by US deputy

    July 9, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities have identified an alleged probation violator fatally shot by a deputy U.S. marshal in Albuquerque last week. Deputy Marshal Kenneth Daniel shot and killed 27-year-old Anthony Jacob Chavez at a home on July 2, Deputy...

  • Barela says New Mexico still in running for Tesla

    July 9, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Economic Development Secretary Jon Barela says New Mexico is still in the running for a Tesla Motors battery plant. Barela told lawmakers during a hearing Wednesday that Gov. Susana Martinez’s administration is working very...