Kintigh holds campaign launch

January 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Several supporters attended a campaign launch for Dennis Kintigh, center, candidate for Roswell mayor, at the Roswell Elks Lodge Wednesday night. (Jill McLaughlin Photo)...

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Shooter’s family releases statement

January 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The parents and grandparents of Mason Campbell, the suspect in Tuesday’s shooting at Berrendo Middle School, have released a statement. It reads: “On behalf of our entire family, we want to first say that our constant thoughts and our fervent prayers have...


As details in school shooting emerge, law enforcement continues search for motive and community remains in shock

January 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

(Mark Wilson Photos) The community of Roswell remains in shock after two students were shot at Berrendo Middle School around 7:45 a.m. Tuesday. Parents and family raced down Main Street to converge on the Roswell Mall following the incident. People wept and...

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Students are escorted from Berrendo Middle School in Roswell, New Mexico following an early morning shooting, Tuesday, January 14, 2014. (AP Mark Wilson/Roswell Daily Record)

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January 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

(Mark Wilson Photo) • For no-subscribers click Local Alerts to view content. • Wells Fargo has set up an account for the victims. Donate at a local branch to the: “Berrendo Middle School Fund” • United Way of Chaves County: Call 575-622-4150 to...


‘We pray for our kids’: Families, officials react to Berrendo Middle School attack

January 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

(Mark Wilson Photo) Parents stood outside the glass doors of the Roswell Mall Tuesday morning, huddled together as children’s names were called out one by one. Berrendo Middle School students appeared in the doorway searching the desperate faces for a loved...


Vargas wants more time for students

January 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Nicole Vargas, aunt of two Berrendo Middle School students, said she was uncomfortable with her niece and nephew returning to school Thursday. She said her seventh-grade nephew was injured by shrapnel in the shooting and that her eighth-grade niece witnessed...


Vigil for shooting victims provides catharsis through music

January 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The community of Roswell, more than 1,200 strong, show their support for victims of the Berrendo Middle School shooting at the Roswell Civic Center, Tuesday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) A vigil for the victims of the shooting at Berrendo Middle School drew...

Mobile home in domestic violence standoff burns

January 14, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say they don’t know where a domestic violence suspect is following a fire that burned an Albuquerque mobile home. Albuquerque police say they’ve issued an arrest warrant for 27-year-old Joel (Jo-elle)...

Suspect arrested after ramming police car in NM

January 14, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man who rammed a vehicle into an Albuquerque police car and then barricaded himself in a home now is in custody. Albuquerque police say 23-year-old Jonathan Zottnieck climbed out of a window and was arrested behind the home...

Man gets prison in rape of ex-girlfriend in Clovis

January 14, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — A man convicted of sexually assaulting his ex-girlfriend at gunpoint before pointing a weapon at Clovis police has been sentenced to 23 years in prison. Prosecutors say 25-year-old Paul Villanueva was sentenced Tuesday and will serve at...