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Jury decides death penalty for man, 24, in Las Vegas killing

March 22, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

This Sept. 6, 2011, file booking photo provided by the Clark County Detention Center shows of Javier Righetti of Las Vegas. A jury has decided that Righetti should be put to death for the rape, murder and mutilation of Alyssa Otremba a high school sophomore in a crime that shocked Las Vegas for its brutality [&hellip...

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LAPD: Latinos report fewer sex crimes amid immigration fears

March 22, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Feb. 6, 2017 file photo, Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck speaks at a news conference in Los Angeles, Beck said Tuesday, March 21, 2017, that reports of sexual assault and domestic violence by Latino residents have dropped amid concerns that...

19-year-old candidate heads to runoff in city council race

March 22, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Dec. 8, 2014, file photo, Mary-Pat Hector with the National Action Network, speaks during a community town hall forum at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. News outlets report that Hector, a sophomore at Spellman College, finished second Tuesday,...

She thought someone passed out drunk. Then she saw a uniform

March 22, 2017 • State NewsComments (0)

In this March 16, 2017, file photo, family members of fallen Navajo Nation police officer Houston Largo wear blue in his honor and stand by to wait for his casket to be removed from the hearse during funeral services in Gallup, N.M. Largo, a Navajo Nation...

Farmington teen and dog visit seniors each week

March 22, 2017 • State NewsComments (0)

In this Tuesday, March 7, 2017 photo, resident Irma Porter pets Lucy as she and her owner Alexandra Burnham visit residents at the Beehive Homes in Farmington, N.M. (Jon Austria /The Daily Times via AP) FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico girl and her dog...

Health company appealing orders on records, legal costs

March 22, 2017 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A company that formerly provided medical services to New Mexico prison inmates is appealing court orders for disclosure of certain records and for payment of legal fees of two newspapers and an advocacy group seeking the records. The...

Albuquerque police vehicles to carry anti-overdose drug

March 22, 2017 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police vehicles could soon be equipped with the anti-overdose drug naloxone. The City Council voted Monday to equip at least half of the police department’s vehicles with the drug by Sept. 30, with the remaining...

Xcel plans $1.6 billion wind farms in New Mexico, West Texas

March 22, 2017 • State NewsComments (0)

PORTALES, N.M. (AP) — Xcel Energy has announced plans to invest $1.6 billion to build wind farms in eastern New Mexico and West Texas. The energy company announced Tuesday that it has filed proposals with the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission and the...

The Latest: Police says 5 people died in London attack

March 22, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May gives a media statement outside 10 Downing street in London, Wednesday March 22, 2017, following a terror attack in the Westminster area of London earlier Wednesday. A knife-wielding man went on a deadly rampage,...

African governments urged to spend more on clean water

March 22, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken Sunday, March 19, 2017, children take water from a well at a camp for those who were previously displaced by fighting, near a church in Rajaf, South Sudan. As the world marks World Water Day on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 more than 5 million...