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Police: 2 dead, 2 injured in crash near Hobbs

October 29, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — Authorities in New Mexico say two people are dead and two others injured after a crash on State Road 18 between Lovington and Hobbs. State Police say the collision occurred about 6:30 a.m. Tuesday and the drivers of both vehicles were pronounced dead at the scene. The two men were identified [&hellip...

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Northern New Mexico writer Arellano dead at 67

October 29, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Juan Estevan Arellano, a picaresque writer who captured the traditional agricultural world of Hispanic northern New Mexico and sought to give a voice to field workers known as “manitos,” died Wednesday. His wife, Elena,...

Lawsuit: NM police wrongfully held beaten driver

October 29, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man is suing a group of New Mexico State Police officers after a brutal attack by a motorist that landed him and his wife in the hospital. According to a lawsuit filed this month in U.S. District Court in Albuquerque, Jaime Diaz,...

Obama signs New Mexico disaster declaration

October 29, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal aid is coming to New Mexico after areas of the state were hit by severe storms and flooding last month. The White House announced Wednesday that President Barack Obama signed a disaster declaration for New Mexico as the...

Dems rush to save suddenly vulnerable incumbents

October 29, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this March 26, 2014 file photo, Rep. Steven Horsford., D-Nev. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Desperate Democrats on Wednesday scrambled to save vulnerable House incumbents and suddenly competitive seats in states where President Barack...

Court orders for Texas pastors’ speeches withdrawn

October 29, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 16, 2014 file photo, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is surrounded by preachers as he addresses a crowd at a Houston church regarding a legal dispute five pastors fighting subpoenas from Houston city attorneys demanding they turn over...

Al-Qaida: IS should rejoin group and fight West

October 29, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 file photo, thick smoke and flames from an airstrike by the U.S.-led coalition rise in Kobani, Syria, as seen from a hilltop on the outskirts of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border. Al-Qaida is using U.S. airstrikes in...

Quarantined Ebola nurse goes outside; police watch

October 29, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

State troopers and a television reporter stand across from the home where Kaci Hickox, a nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa, is staying, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Fort Kent, Maine. Hickox said Wednesday she plans to stop quarantining herself...

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Galway Kinnell dies

October 29, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 16, 2003 file photo, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Galway Kinnell, center, speaks out during a poetry reading at the First Congrational Church in Manchester, Vt. Kinnell, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet who opened up American verse in...

Hundreds feared buried under Sri Lanka mudslide

October 29, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A Sri Lankan woman carries her belongings and walks with others as residents are evacuated after a mudslide at the Koslanda tea plantation in Badulla district, about 220 kilometers (140 miles) east of Colombo, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. The mudslide triggered...