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Bin Laden son-in-law could yield info on al-Qaida

March 8, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This image made available by Al-Jazeera shows Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law and spokesman. Abu Ghaith has been captured by the United States, officials said Thursday, March 7, 2013, in what a senior congressman called a “very significant victory” in the fight against al-Qaida. (AP Photo/Al-Jazeera) WASHINGTON (AP) —...

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2 Civil War sailors from USS Monitor buried in Va.

March 8, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A man in Civil War period attire salutes as two flag draped caskets arrive at Fort Meyer Memorial Chapel for services to honor two sailors from the Civil War ship, the USS Monitor, Friday, March 8, 2013 in Arlington, Va. A century and a half after the Civil...

Valerie Harper to discuss cancer on ‘The Doctors’

March 8, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This May 16, 2012 file photo shows actress Valerie Harper at the Friars Club Roast of Betty White in New York. The daytime talk show “The Doctors” said that Harper will appear on the show Monday to talk about her brain cancer. The...

Family: Death of woman in lion cage was accident

March 8, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Dale Anderson, founder of Project Survival Cat Haven near Dunlap, Calif. speaks to the media Thursday, March 7 2013 a day after Cat Haven sanctuary worker Dianna Hanson, 24, died from a lion attack. (AP Photo/Eric Paul Zamora, The Fresno Bee) FRESNO, Calif....

Navy aviators train at Roswell

March 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lt. Cmdr. Shalen “Sugar” Cain, the officer in charge of training 70 U.S. Navy and Marine Corps aviators at RIAC, stands beside a T-34C. The training will continue through April. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Navy and Marine aviators learning to fly over Roswell...

NM House approves PTSD bill

March 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The state House of Representatives, Thursday, unanimously passed a bill that would create a program to treat veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder using virtual reality therapy. Under House Bill 36, sponsored by Rep. Dianne Hamilton, R-Silver City, the...

Society receives unexpected donation

March 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Seven puppies of the 11 dogs abandoned outside the Roswell Humane Society that were found Tuesday morning after spending the night in 30-degree temperatures. (Jessica Palmer Photo) The Roswell Humane Society received a surprise, Tuesday, in the form of seven...

Officials investigate fire

March 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the New Mexico State Fire Marshal are investigating the cause of the Wednesday’s fire that left two people dead. Deputy District Attorney Michael Murphy went to the residence in the 4900 block of...

Emergency Response at NMMI today

March 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico Military Institute, the Roswell Police Department, the New Mexico State Police, Pecos Valley Communications Dispatch, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, Chaves County Office of Emergency Management, will conduct an Emergency Response Exercise...

NM Senate approves government pension overhaul

March 7, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Senate approved a proposal Thursday to revamp benefits and eligibility of a pension system for nearly 90,000 state and local government workers and retirees in New Mexico. Supporters said the changes were necessary to improve the...