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Peru suspends civil liberties in region after 4th death

May 24, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – This May 15, 2015 file photo shows soldiers standing guard on a highway that was the site of protests against the Tia Maria project near Cocachacra, Peru. Late Friday, May 22, the government announced a 60-day state of emergency, suspending the rights of assembly, the freedom of movement and protection against searches without [&hellip...

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Boy dies, 8 others hurt in vehicle rollover near Carlsbad

May 24, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Police say a boy has died and eight others, including six children, were injured in a rollover crash in Eddy County. Sgt. Elizabeth Armijo says 31-year-old Angela Sotelo, of Hobbs, was driving late Friday south of...

FBI, Albuquerque police search for bank robbery suspect

May 24, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal and local authorities are searching for a man suspected of robbing a bank in Albuquerque. The FBI says the suspect entered a Wells Fargo bank in the northeastern part of the city around 12:10 p.m. Saturday. The suspect...

May showers do little for severe drought in Four Corners

May 24, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Recent storms have made little dent in the drought affecting the Four Corners region, forecasters said this week. A series of storms earlier this month brought about an inch of rain to San Juan County in a 10-day period that ended...

Las Cruces man’s convictions in daughter’s death reversed

May 24, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico appeals court has overturned the convictions of a Las Cruces man sentenced in the death of his baby daughter. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (http://bit.ly/1LwfT7U) the New Mexico Court of Appeals found Robert...

Improvement plans for Farmington could cost $2 million

May 24, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — The city of Farmington’s goal to transform its downtown center could cost more than $2 million. The Farmington Daily Times reports (http://bit.ly/1Hv5NWg ) that consultants are developing plans to help lure more residents to...

Los Alamos panel holding hearings on plastic bags ban plan

May 24, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — A Los Alamos panel is holding hearing on a possible ban of single-use plastic bags. The Los Alamos Monitor reports (http://goo.gl/fmp6xq) that the Los Alamos County Environmental Sustainability Board is taking public comment on the...

Ohio patrolman’s acquittal in 2 deaths sets off protests

May 24, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

Protesters walk peacefully near where the county prosecutor lives Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Cleveland. Michael Brelo, a white Cleveland patrolman who fired down through the windshield of the car of Timothy Russell, a black suspect, at the end of a 137-shot...

Ireland gives resounding 62.1 percent ‘yes’ to gay marriage

May 24, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

Yes supporters wait for the final result at Dublin castle, Ireland, Saturday, May 23, 2015. Ireland has voted resoundingly to legalize gay marriage in the world’s first national vote on the issue, leaders on both sides of the Irish referendum declared...

Congress’ familiar path: short-term solutions

May 24, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

The U.S. Capitol is illuminated at night as the Senate continues to work late, Friday, May 22, 2015, on Capitol Hill. When senators left town early Saturday after approving a brief extension of the nation’s highway and transit aid, they were following a...