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RFD Call Log—March 24

March 25, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following date:   March 24 • At 8:29 a.m., medical call, 900 block of Gyle Drive, • At 10:04 a.m., public assist, 100 block of North Main Street. • At 11:04 a.m., medical call, 1700 block of South Main Street. • At 11:28 a.m., medical [&hellip...

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Shoplifter leaves with less, not more

March 25, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A teenage shoplifter who came into the local Target store late last month wound up leaving the store not only without the items she intended to steal, but also missing her own personal possessions, including cash, keys and family pictures. The shoplifter has...

Navajo Nation signs gambling compact with New Mexico

March 25, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly has signed a compact with the state of New Mexico that allows the tribe to continue operating its casinos for another two decades. The gambling compact recently cleared the New Mexico Legislature....

Names unreleased for 6 wounded in Albuquerque park shooting

March 25, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police say one person still remains hospitalized in critical condition after a shooting at an Albuquerque skate park. A teenager was killed and six people wounded in Sunday night’s incident at Los Altos Park. Albuquerque...

Partisan fighting killed ‘Kendra’s law’ for mentally ill

March 25, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Lost in the partisan bickering of the New Mexico Legislature’s final moments was a measure aimed at helping residents with severe mental illness who refuse needed treatment. Because lawmakers failed to pass the bill, New...

Carlsbad business group approves nuke dump resolution

March 25, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — A business group has joined the call for negotiations to continue between state and federal officials over $54 million in fines stemming from a radiation leak at a nuclear waste dump in southern New Mexico. The Carlsbad Chamber of...

Man convicted of killing daughter faces 63 years in prison

March 25, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque man convicted of killing and sexually assaulting his 1-month-old daughter faces 63 years in prison. KRQE-TV (http://goo.gl/NxRF5i ) reports that Juan Galindo cried and apologized in state District Court during his...

Knife-wielding intruder fatally shot by homeowner identified

March 25, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A knife-wielding intruder fatally shot by an Albuquerque homeowner during a break-in has been identified as a man with a criminal record. The intruder who forced his way into the home through a screen door early Monday morning was...

Ag expert warns of invasive pest near New Mexico

March 25, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — An invasive aphid that attacks sugarcane and sorghum crops could be headed to New Mexico. An entomologist at New Mexico State University, Jane Pierce, issued the warning to New Mexico farmers on Monday. She says the pest has been...

New Vietnam veterans memorial opening in Las Cruces

March 25, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A grand opening is set for a new Vietnam Veterans memorial in Las Cruces. KVIA-TV in El Paso reports (http://goo.gl/0Fyy6M) that the monument at Veterans Memorial Park will officially open March 28, but won’t be completely done...