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Jury acquits Gomez of 1st-degree murder

April 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

James Gomez was released from custody, Friday, after the jury found him not guilty on charges of first-degree murder for the killing of 16-year -old Zachary Perez. Gomez took the stand in his own defense, Thursday, and admitted to stabbing Zachary Perez on the night of Feb. 12, 2010. “I stabbed him,” he said. “I [&hellip...

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Jury acquits Gomez of 1st-degree murder

April 30, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

James Gomez was released from custody, Friday, after the jury found him not guilty on charges of first-degree murder for the killing of 16-year -old Zachary Perez. Gomez took the stand in his own defense, Thursday, and admitted to stabbing Zachary Perez on...

Hundreds protest against potential lizard listing

April 29, 2011 • Local NewsComments (1)

Crowds gather at RIAC, Thursday, to protest endangered species protection for the dunes sagebrush lizard. (Mark Wilson Photo) Hundreds of people worried about job security rallied inside a hangar at the Roswell International Air Center Thursday night to...

Hundreds protest against potential lizard listing

April 29, 2011 • Local NewsComments (1)

Crowds gather at RIAC, Thursday, to protest endangered species protection for the dunes sagebrush lizard. (Mark Wilson Photo) Hundreds of people worried about job security rallied inside a hangar at the Roswell International Air Center Thursday night to...

Fire truck rolls enroute to grass fire

April 29, 2011 • Local NewsComments (1)

A Sierra Volunteer Fire Department tanker trunk overturned Thursday while responding to an illegal burn, officials said. (Mark Wilson Photo) A Sierra Volunteer Fire Department tanker truck rolled over Thursday afternoon while responding to an illegal burn,...

Fire truck rolls enroute to grass fire

April 29, 2011 • Local NewsComments (1)

A Sierra Volunteer Fire Department tanker trunk overturned Thursday while responding to an illegal burn, officials said. (Mark Wilson Photo) A Sierra Volunteer Fire Department tanker truck rolled over Thursday afternoon while responding to an illegal burn,...

Gomez: I stabbed him

April 29, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

James Gomez took the stand in his own defense, Thursday, and admitted to stabbing Zachary Perez in February 2010. “I stabbed him. I don’t know many times.” The confession from the witness stand came after the state rested its case on day...

Gomez: I stabbed him

April 29, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

James Gomez took the stand in his own defense, Thursday, and admitted to stabbing Zachary Perez in February 2010. “I stabbed him. I don’t know many times.” The confession from the witness stand came after the state rested its case on day...

Duane Evans ‘Saves the Mo Ave Murals’

April 28, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Childhood memories come and go, but the murals on the walls of Missouri Avenue Elementary are forever. A former principal is ensuring the decades-old murals are not demolished with the building as the school is razed and rebuilt in a new facility across the...

Duane Evans ‘Saves the Mo Ave Murals’

April 28, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Childhood memories come and go, but the murals on the walls of Missouri Avenue Elementary are forever. A former principal is ensuring the decades-old murals are not demolished with the building as the school is razed and rebuilt in a new facility across the...