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Trial ends in hung jury

March 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The jury returned deadlocked, Thursday, on the matter of State of New Mexico versus Steffanie Kautz after three hours of deliberation. Kautz was charged with one count of child abuse resulting in death. Judge Charles C. Currier threw out the additional count of child abuse, saying that the State had failed to meet all the [&hellip...

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Council postpones permit vote

March 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

After emotional testimony from animal loving Roswell residents, City Council voted Thursday to postpone a proposed ordinance that would regulate the selling and breeding of cats and dogs. Ordinance No. 13-06 would amend the city’s Municipal Code to limit...

’Tis almost the season

March 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Job Corps student Michael Harris is instructed while installing a junction box at the batting cages that are under construction at the Lions Hondo Little League baseball fields on South Sunset, Wednesday. Home Builders Institute Electrical wiring...

State budget passes

March 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The state House of Representatives voted 37-33 Wednesday to concur with the Senate’s $5.9 billion budget, which House Republicans and Gov. Susana Martinez oppose. House Republicans have issued a statement against the budget, saying it is flawed and lacks...

Tonight last chance to glimpse comet

March 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Comet PAN-STARRS is seen in this 30-second time exposure over the western horizon and just above Mount Taylor, from Albuquerque, Tuesday. (AP Photo) Stargazers will get one last chance tonight to catch a glimpse of the bright Pan-STARRS comet, the first in a...

Kautz trial enters Day 2

March 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The jury in the trial of New Mexico versus Steffanie Kautz was treated to a short day, Wednesday, breaking just before lunch, pending the arrival of medical experts today. Kautz, 30, is charged with two counts abuse of a child, one of which resulted in death,...

Wanna be a weather watcher?

March 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Some might run for cover when the rain and wind start pelting them from above. But those involved with the Chaves County Skywarn club, especially Jim Tucker, waits all year for the experience. “I’ve always had an interest in it,” Tucker said. “It can...

RPD holds Loss Prevention meeting

March 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department held its monthly Loss Prevention meeting during the first week of March to discuss new trends in shoplifting. The March meeting was attended by three of four major retail outlets, Walmart, Target and Lawrence Brothers IGA. The...

RPD rules out Sedillo in Macks murder

March 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Eric Sedillo, 20, has been eliminated from police inquiries about the slaying of Tony Macks, 48, in the 1600 block of South Mulberry Avenue on March 7. Originally, the Roswell Police Department listed James Stewart, 22, James Hobbs, 20 and Sedillo as persons...

Spring starts in a week

March 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico Youth ChalleNGe cadets line up for lunch at the ENMU-R Campus Union near late-winter blossoms, Tuesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...