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Oil prices down sharply for a 2nd day

February 21, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Traders work the crude oil options pit at the New York Mercantile Exchange Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 in New York. An unexpected indication from the U.S. Federal Reserve that it is considering how to bring an end to its super-easy monetary policy rattled markets Thursday. While supposedly riskier assets such as stocks, the euro and [&hellip...

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More tests needed in LA hotel water tank death

February 21, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This still image taken from a security video was released on Feb. 13, 2013, by the Los Angeles Police Department in connection with the search for 21-year-old missing Canadian tourist Elisa Lam. In this image, a woman believed to be Lam appears to hide in an...

Peterson screams, then gets 38 years for murder

February 21, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Drew Peterson’s defense team from left, Joseph Lopez, David Peilet, and Steve Greenberg, talk to reporters after Will County Judge Edward Burmila rejected their retrial motion for Peterson, and then sentencing Peterson to 38 years in prison for the 2004...

NTSB: Plane aborted landing, hit utility pole

February 21, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Ambulances gather at the old Georgia State Patrol post in Thomson, Ga., near the scene of a plane crash Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2012. An aviation official says a small jet with seven people aboard ran off the end of the runway and crashed at the Thomson-McDuffie...

Senate passes Pirtle farm bill

February 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico Senate passed Wednesday a bill sponsored by Sen. Cliff Pirtle, R-Roswell, that would allow hired custom harvesters to have the same exemptions that farmers and ranchers receive. Senate Bill 202 would add a new section to the state’s motor...

Multiple fires under investigation

February 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Firefighters battle a blaze at 1409 S. Mullberry, Wednesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) The Roswell Fire Department were dispatched to the 1400 block of South Mulberry Avenue twice on Wednesday. In the morning, firefighters responded to a call about a...

Roswell’s four-legged friends can run free at new city park

February 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The new dog park at the Wool Bowl complex is open and ready ready for use by canines big and small. (Mark Wilson Photo) Ten years and $15,000 later, city dogs have their own stomping ground with more than an acre of new space, populated with shade trees,...

RPD swears in three new officers

February 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department swore in three new recruits Tuesday: Jacob Tubbs, Joseph Mason and Grant Longberg, all from Michigan. Two of the recruits have taken part in various training programs in the past few weeks. One is a recent arrival in Roswell....

Man arrested on multiple charges

February 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department arrested Joseph Sandoval, 21, Sunday, on charges including robbery, assault with intent to commit a violent felony, embezzlement, possession of a controlled substance and shoplifting. Sandoval was apprehended when officers...

Award-winning violinist Hristova to perform Saturday at RSO

February 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Maestro John Farrer, presents its first concert of the year Saturday at 7:30 p.m., at New Mexico Military Institute’s Pearson Auditorium. The guest artist will be award-winning violinist Bella Hristova....