Father sought after boy killed in mother’s arms in St. Louis

May 24, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

In this undated photo released by St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Diata Crockett is seen. An 8-month-old boy is dead after a shooting in north St. Louis, and police are searching for the father, Crockett, who is the suspected gunman. (St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department via AP) ST. LOUIS (AP) — An 8-month-old boy was [&hellip...

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Unknown number injured, damage reported in Kansas storms

May 24, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Monday, May 23, 2016 frame from video, a tornado moves through the area near Woodward, Okla., as the sun sets. More storms are in the forecast all week, with Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma and northeastern Colorado in the crosshairs on Tuesday. (KOCO via...

The Latest: Winner in Texas education runoff thanks rival

May 24, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Sept. 24, 2010 file photo, Anthony Bruner and Mary Lou Bruner, right, pray at the start of a meeting of the Texas State Board of Education to discuss Islam and Christianity in textbooks in Austin, Texas. Mary Lou Bruner, a retired Texas schoolteacher...


Council approves $73M city budget; Public swimming at NMMI, MainStreet Roswell funding added

May 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell leaders pack into a room at City Hall Monday afternoon to discuss the adoption of the city’s $73 million budget. Extra funding was added Monday to expand public swimming this summer at New Mexico Military Institute and for Main-Street Roswell....


Youth ChalleNGe gets ‘do-over,’ fresh barracks

May 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sgt. Godfrey and the current Cycle 30 New Mexico Youth ChalleNGe Acadmeny cadets stand at attention during the recent rededication ceremony of the newly renovated barracks. Building 607 is a cityowned property which was an original part of Walker...


Two Roswell Republicans chosen for GOP convention

May 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Two Roswell Republicans were elected Saturday as delegates to the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Jason Perry, chairman of the Republican Party of Chaves County, was elected as a delegate from the 2nd congressional district. Two other...


Animal care groups, vets see good in distemper outbreak response

May 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The canine distemper epidemic in Roswell has been largely quelled, according to a local veterinarian, and the city reports that some reforms have occurred to prevent another outbreak. Only eight dogs were known to have the virus by May 20, said Dr. Craig...


Splash Pad opens this weekend

May 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The city’s new Splash Pad at the Poe Corn Park on Second Street will open Friday in time for Memorial Day weekend. There is no charge for using the water recreation site. Hours are from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. during the summer. (Submitted Photo) The city’s...


DWI Arrests

May 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...

New Mexico to give judges more defendant information

May 23, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico officials plan to merge most of the state’s major criminal, court and personal information databases to give judges access to more information before they set bail. State officials say they hope the Criminal History...