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Growth seen in NM white supremacist prison gangs

May 13, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s prisons have seen a rise in white supremacist gang membership as some inmates seek protection against largely Hispanic gangs, according to state officials. State numbers show that membership in white supremacist gangs has doubled in prisons during the past 10 years, and state officials worry the numbers may keep...

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Romney urges grads to honor family commitments

May 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney delivers the commencement address at the Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va, Saturday, May 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Mitt Romney’s Mormon faith has...

Crossword plot? Probe ridiculed in Venezuela

May 13, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo released by Miraflores Press Office, Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez gives a speech upon his arrival to Simon Bolivar international airport in Maiquetia near Caracas, Venezuela, late Friday, May 11, 2012. Chavez returned to Venezuela...

North Carolina a political headache for Democrats

May 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this May 8, 2012, file photo National Organization for Marriage President Brian Brown stands in front of projected election results in Raleigh, N.C., for the passage of a North Carolina constitutional amendment defining marriage as solely...

Israel envoy meets with Palestinian president

May 13, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Palestinians burn an American flag during a rally to demand better conditions for Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails, in Nablus, West Bank, Saturday, May 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Nasser Ishtayeh) JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli envoy met with Palestinian...

Modest gains mark Haitian leader’s first year

May 13, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this Thursday, May 10, 2012 photo, a student fixes her hair as a teacher reads before the class at Grande College Auguste Comte de Petionville elementary and high school in Petionville Haiti. Despite the nearly 12-month standoff between the Haitian...

June Cleaver to Gloria Pritchett: 5 great TV moms

May 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This undated publicity photo released by The WP shows Lauren Graham, who stars as Lorelai Gilmore in the network’s popular series, “Gilmore Girls.” Why settle for one great mom when, as any TV viewer knows, you can adopt a...

Yemen: US drone strikes kill 11 al-Qaida militants

May 13, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012 file photo, Yemeni armed tribesmen stand guard in front of Ameriyah religious school which was seized by al-Qaida militant in Radda town, 100 miles (160 kilometers) south of the capital Sanaa, Yemen. After years...

David Lawrence is found not guilty

May 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (3)

The family of David Lawrence and the defendant himself wept Thursday when Judge Charles C. Currier read the not guilty verdict. After having deliberated for one hour, the jury acquitted Lawrence on a charge of criminal sexual contact. The charge stemmed from...

ENMU-R graduates largest class ever

May 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell dental hygienist students show off their pearly whites as they and fellow graduates prepare for their march onto the Wool Bowl football field for commencement ceremonies, Friday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) About 200...