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Native American network to open first school

September 1, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — The first school in a newly created education network focusing on New Mexico’s Native American communities prepared to open Tuesday in Shiprock. Officials said the Dream Dine Charter School will start with two kindergarten classes and one first-grade class, the Albuquerque Journal reported (http://bit.ly/1qYYYSV ). It plans...

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Boy allegedly threatened Roswell shooting victim

September 1, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a student at a Roswell school, where a 12-year-old boy opened fire in the gym, has been arrested after he wrote a threatening message directed at one of the shooting victims. Chaves County Sheriff’s Lt. Mike...

Man in San Juan County jail beating files lawsuit

September 1, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A man who alleges he was beaten by a corrections officer while at the San Juan County Adult Detention Center has filed a federal lawsuit, saying his civil rights were violated. The Farmington Daily Times reports...

Albuquerque attorney accused of $130K embezzlement

September 1, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police have issued an arrest warrant for an attorney accused of embezzling $130,000 from his client. Police spokesman Tanner Tixier says white collar crime detectives have been unable to find Cody Kelley. The victim told...

Farmington school district seeking scammer

September 1, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Officials in a Farmington school district say someone has been soliciting people in the area for money for a fake school project. The Daily Times reports (http://bit.ly/1Cba8Jo) that the Central Consolidated School District received...

Celebrity chef charged with intoxicated driving

September 1, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

CORRECTS AGE TO 54 This photo provided by the Southampton Town Police Department on Long Island shows celebrity chef Todd English, 54, after his arrest early Sunday morning, Aug 31, 2014 in Southampton, N.Y., where he was charged with driving while...

Islamist militia now guards US Embassy in Libya

September 1, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken during a tour offered to onlookers and journalists by the Dawn of Libya militia on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, damage is seen in the front yard of a building at the U.S. Embassy compound in Tripoli, Libya, after weeks of violence between rival...

Philippine troops pull ‘greatest escape’ in Golan

September 1, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo released by the Armed Forces of the Philippines Public Affairs Office, Philippine Military Chief Gen. Gregorio Catapang, center, reacts after learning about the safe repositioning of Filipino peacekeepers in Golan Heights as they monitor the...

Iraqi forces break militant siege of Shiite town

September 1, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

A Shiite militiaman takes a rest after Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen broke a six-week siege imposed by the Islamic State extremist group on the northern Shiite Turkmen town of Amirli, following U.S. airstrikes against the Sunni militants’...

Ukraine: rebels fire on border guard vessel

September 1, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Ukrainian troops sitting in a truck outside the village of Starobesheve, on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, after fleeing from the town of Ilovaisk, which was encircled by Russian-backed rebels over a number of days. Ukrainian government forces have succumbed to a...