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  • J&J to pay $2.5B to settle hip replacement suits

    November 20, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This file photo made July 19, 2002, shows the Johnson & Johnson corporate headquarters in New Brunswick, N.J. Johnson & Johnson said Tuesday, Noov. 19, 2013, it will pay $2.5 billion to settle thousands of lawsuits brought by hip...

  • NM utility unveils newest solar energy center

    November 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LOS LUNAS, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s largest electric utility has unveiled its newest solar power plant. PNM says the Manzano Solar Energy Center in Los Lunas spans 60 acres and consists of 108,000 panels that are capable of producing enough...

  • NM woman dies after falling from moving truck

    November 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Santa Fe man is facing a homicide charge after his girlfriend fell from his moving truck and later died from her injuries. Police say the accident happened Monday along Esplendor Street. Investigators are trying to determine if...

  • NM official’s fraud hearing opened to public

    November 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Facing a challenge from media outlets, a New Mexico district judge on Tuesday reversed his order to close a preliminary hearing on fraud charges against a Torrance County official and a contractor. District Court Judge Kenneth...

  • NM gov proposes investment in water infrastructure

    November 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez on Tuesday unveiled a $112 million proposal that she said would give the state greater security when it comes to drinking water resources. The amount the governor has proposed to invest in water...

  • Arizona man faces federal child porn charges in NM

    November 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — An Arizona man is facing federal charges in connection with an investigation into child pornography in New Mexico. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the district of New Mexico says 19-year-old Noah John Carney of Phoenix made his...

  • Judge to review audit for possible disclosure

    November 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A state district court judge agreed Tuesday to review an audit of behavioral health providers to determine what parts the state can continue to keep confidential or must disclose in response to a lawsuit by a government watchdog group....

  • DA: No charges in Roswell police custody death

    November 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — No criminal charges will be filed against Roswell officers linked to a man who died in police custody. The Roswell Daily Record reports (http://bit.ly/1bAPstL) that 5th Judicial District Attorney Janetta Hicks recently announced the...

  • Investigator: Homicide victim on floor when beaten

    November 20, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A crime-scene investigator has testified that a Farmington doctor beaten to death with a pool cue stick was lying on the floor of his residence when he suffered all or most of his injuries. John Mayes is on trial in Gallup in the...

  • US safety agency opens probe into Tesla fires

    November 20, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013 file photo provided by the Tennessee Highway Patrol, emergency workers respond to a fire on a Tesla Model S electric car in Smyrna, Tenn. The National Highway Traffic Administration has opened an investigation into...