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NM study: Repeat DWI offenders growing problem

June 11, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico continues to struggle with one of the nation’s worst drunken driving problems, and Gov. Susana Martinez contends the state needs to focus on a growing threat from offenders who repeatedly drink and drive despite multiple arrests and convictions. Nearly 60 percent of alcohol-related traffic deaths last year involved...

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Impact of more bear kills in NM remains unclear

June 11, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A year after conservationists opposed increasing the number of bears that hunters can kill in New Mexico, state wildlife officials say it’s far too early to gauge the impact of the new policy. But through June 1, the New...

Las Cruces to consider fireworks restrictions

June 11, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The Las Cruces City Council is set to consider restricting the use of fireworks in the city amid dangerous wildfire conditions. The Las Cruces Sun News reports (http://bit.ly/LqWTcM) that New Mexico law prohibits local governments...

Probes could produce answers after Sandusky trial

June 11, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Television satellite trucks line South Allegheny Street in front of the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa., Sunday, June 10, 2012 in preparation for opening statements in the child sexual abuse trial of former Penn State Football assistant football...

Police: 3 killed in shooting near Auburn U.

June 11, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

An investigator uses a metal detector to search for evidence at the scene of an overnight shooting at an apartment complex Sunday, June 10, 2012, in Auburn, Ala. Auburn Police Chief Tommy Dawson said authorities responded during the night to a report of...

Small Calif. town shocked by family murder-suicide

June 11, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

This photo provided by the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office shows Avtar Singh. Singh, a former Indian Army officer wanted in a 1996 killing in the disputed Kashmir region killed his wife and two of their children in their California home Saturday, June 9,...

RFK Jr. calls Mary Kennedy abusive in court papers

June 11, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this 2005 photo provided by Peter Michaelis, Mary Richardson Kennedy poses for a photo outside her Bedford, N.Y. home. In a confidential affidavit filed in connection to his divorce proceedings, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. said his estranged wife...

Hundreds evacuated as Colo., NM fires spread

June 11, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

A wildfire burns in a mountainous area about 15 miles west of Fort Collins, Colo., on Sunday, June 10, 2012. Firefighters on Sunday were fighting wildfires that have spread quickly in parched forests in Colorado and New Mexico, forcing hundreds of people from...

Enchanted Living Home & Garden Show concludes today

June 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Quoth, a Chihuahuan raven and resident of Spring River Zoo, visits the Home and Garden Show, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo The fourth annual Enchanted Living Home & Garden Show began Saturday at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center, with vendors from...

Fiddle & Griddle the newest of our fun things to do

June 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Yokels play during the MainStreet Roswell Centennial Fiddle & Griddle Festival, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo People from all over the country traveled to downtown Roswell this weekend to attend the very first Fiddle & Griddle Festival, enjoying an...