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Chief: University of New Mexico police, DA not at odds

April 29, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The University of New Mexico Police Department is not at odds with the local district attorney’s office, despite officers’ frustrations over how few sexual assault cases have been prosecuted, the campus police chief said Friday. UNM Police Chief Kevin McCabe’s comments came a week after the U.S Justice Department...

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Las Cruces man pleads guilty to murder in girlfriend’s death

April 29, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A Las Cruces man accused of fatally stabbing and beating his girlfriend is facing life in prison after pleading guilty to first-degree murder. Prosecutors say 24-year-old Corey Franklin entered his plea Friday. He’s scheduled...

Workers testify to falsifying records, denying food aid

April 29, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — State caseworkers and supervisors have testified that they falsified income information on emergency applications for people seeking food assistance, resulting in some of New Mexico’s most needy being denied help. The...

Trump making case to GOP insiders amid chaotic rally scene

April 29, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Police officers take a man into custody who was protesting Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump outside of the Hyatt Regency hotel during the California Republican Party 2016 Convention in Burlingame, Calif., Friday, April 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Eric...

Parents of boy who vanished in 1997 charged with murder

April 29, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

Peter Kem Sr., center, heads out of the court room Friday, April 29, 2016, after his arraignment in Hilo Circuit Court in Hilo, Hawaii. The parents of a Hawaii boy who has been missing for nearly 20 years have been charged with murder after authorities...

4 young runaways found sneaking back into Florida facility

April 29, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

In this undated photo released by the Hillsborough County (Fla.) Sheriff’s Office, three sisters, 4-year-old Allison Nelson, 10-year-old Anabella Gonzalez and 11-year-old Heavenlynn Gonzalez, pose for a photo. Hillsborough County Sheriff’s...

Israel treads carefully with claim to Golan

April 28, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has sparked a new diplomatic brushfire by declaring that the Golan Heights, seized from Syria in the 1967 Mideast war, is and should remain “under Israel’s sovereignty...

Casualties mount from bombardment in Syria’s largest city

April 28, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

BEIRUT (AP) — Airstrikes and artillery killed more than 60 people in the past 24 hours in Aleppo, including dozens at a hospital in a rebel-held neighborhood, as Syria’s largest city was turned once again into a major battleground in the civil war,...

North Korea sends another US citizen to prison

April 28, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea on Friday sentenced a U.S. citizen of Korean heritage to 10 years in prison after convicting him of espionage and subversion, the second American it has put behind bars this year. Kim Dong Chul had been detained in...

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Facebook post conviction to be appealed; Mom’s attorney says the city of Roswell violated her civil rights

April 28, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The mother of a Sierra Middle School student who was convicted Tuesday in connection to a Facebook post on Thursday changed her Facebook profile photo to the above graphic. The attorney for Jeanette Garza Alvarez said Thursday he will appeal Alvarez’s...