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Weather helps in efforts to fight fire

June 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A house, unscathed by the Little Bear fire in the White Mountain Wilderness of the Lincoln National Forest, sits dangerously close to the blaze, Tuesday. Mark Wilson Photo A break from unfavorable weather conditions allowed for progress in suppression efforts of the Little Bear fire, which as of Tuesday evening was 30 percent contained. Lighter [&hellip...

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Feds: Horse operation was a front for cartel cash

June 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this photo taken in Sept. 6, 2010, owner Jose Trevino, left, talks on a cell phone as jockey Esgar Ramirez and Mr. Piloto are led to the winner’s circle after winning the All American Futurity horse race at Ruidoso Downs, N.M. Federal agents raided a...

Michelle Obama has daughters' approval on new book

June 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

First lady Michelle Obama signs a copy of her book, “American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Garden Across America,” in Washington, Tuesday, June 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama gets...

Georgia denies KKK application to adopt highway

June 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

From left, Knighthawk, April Hanson and her husband Harley Hanson, members of the International Keystone Knights Realm of Georgia, perform a traditional Klan salute along the portion of highway they want to adopt allowing them to put up a sign and do litter...

Doctors: Face-chewing victim 'awake and alert'

June 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This undated booking mug made available by the Miami-Dade Police Dept. shows Ronald Poppo, the victim in a horrific face-chewing attack in Miami on Saturday, May 26, 2012. Poppo’s doctors at Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma...

Smoke from wildfire 60 miles away blankets Denver

June 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Mark Stambaugh, owner of Angus Firewood surveys the charred debris left after his business fell victim to the Little Bear fire near Ruidoso, N.M., on Monday, June 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Albuquerque Journal, Adolphe Pierre-Louis) LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) — A...

Man executed in deaths of daughter, ex, in-laws

June 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Mississippi Department of Corrections Commissioner Chris Epps briefs reporters on the witnesses for the execution of death row inmate Jan Michael Brawner during a Tuesday, June 12, 2012 news conference at the Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman, Miss....

Wildfires in Colo., NM burn out of control

June 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A swing overlooks a burned home located on Wolf Springs Loop near Ruidoso, N.M., on Monday June 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Albuquerque Journal, Adolphe Pierre-Louis) BELLVUE, Colo. (AP) — Massive wildfires in drought-parched Colorado and New Mexico tested the...

Mass. town OKs $20 fines for swearing in public

June 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this July 25, 2007, file photo, pedestrians stroll through downtown Middleborough, Mass. Officials, fed up with public swearing, are scheduled to vote at a town meeting Monday night, June 11, 2012, on whether to impose a $20 fine for public...

Gang member accused in Calif. attack that killed 4

June 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This undated photo provided by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation shows Xue Lor. Police identified Lor, a paroled gang member, on Monday, June 11, 2012, as the suspect in a late-night weekend assault that left four people dead,...