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Albuquerque parents jailed in alleged child abuse

November 19, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque mother and her boyfriend are facing child abuse charges after their 1-year-old daughter was hospitalized with severe injuries. KOB-TV reports family friends of parents Daniel Aragon and Shelby Lujan said Saturday the little girl had been taken off life support and had died. Both are 21. Police reports obtained...

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Albuquerque officer subject of battery probe

November 19, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque police officer is the subject of an aggravated battery investigation for an off-duty incident in a Hooter’s restaurant parking lot that left a man with facial and rib fractures. Prosecutors in Albuquerque have...

Panel to screen candidates for vacant judgeships

November 19, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An independent commission meets next month to evaluate candidates for two vacant state district judgeships in Albuquerque. The Judicial Nominating Commission will recommend lawyers to Republican Gov. Susana Martinez for possible...

Parade where vets killed used route for 3 years

November 19, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

About 200 people attend a candlelight vigil held at Centennial Plaza in Midland, Texas on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 in honor of the people involved in an accident where a Union Pacific train struck a float carrying military veterans on Thursday Nov. 15, 2012....

Obama gets taste of Thailand at Buddhist temple

November 19, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

U.S. President Barack Obama looks on from left, as U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, toasts with Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra during an official dinner at Government House in Bangkok, Thailand, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012. (AP...

Twinkies likely to survive sale of Hostess

November 19, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, file photo, shows, Hostess Twinkies in a studio in New York. Twinkie lovers, relax. The tasty cream-filled golden spongecakes are likely to survive, even though their maker will be sold in bankruptcy court. Hostess...

Co. looks for worker after oil rig fire in Gulf

November 19, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

This aerial photograph shows damage from an explosion and fire on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, about 25 miles southeast of Grand Isle, La., Friday, Nov. 16, 2012. Four people were transported to a hospital with critical burns and two were missing. (AP...

‘Super blitz’ campaign takes on drunk driving

November 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Saturday marks the 25th anniversary of a tragic alcohol-related accident so horrific it made several first responders question their choice of vocation. On the night of Nov. 24, 1987, Maria D. Ramirez, 21, had just finished her shift at the Wendy’s...

Santa better hurry

November 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Emma the CASA dog sniffs a decorative Santa Claus descending stairs on a Christmas tree during the Winter Wonderland Auction benefiting the Chaves County CASA Program, Friday evening, at First American Bank. Mark Wilson Photo...

’Twas a magical Holly-Day for all

November 18, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Jacy Smith checks out the Anderson Nursery collection of sand animals during the Holly-Day Magic expo at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center, Friday. Mark Wilson Photo Artists and crafters presented one-of-a-kind works Friday and Saturday during the...