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US marshal involved in Albuquerque shooting

April 18, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Law enforcement officers are searching for a fugitive who may have been wounded by the U.S. Marshals Service in Albuquerque. Albuquerque police confirmed Friday evening that federal marshals requested the help of city officers along Central Avenue near the river. Authorities say federal marshals were serving a warrant on a...

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Thousands trek to New Mexico shrine on Good Friday

April 18, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

Victor Moncada stands with a walking stick that belongs to his uncle who was paralyzed a number of years ago and is no longer able to make the trek himself, Thursday, April 17, 2014, El Santuario de Chimayo. Moncada walked from Albuquerque, New Mexico to have...

New Mexico jobless rate at 7 percent last month

April 18, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s unemployment rate rose to 7 percent in March, up from 6.7 percent in February but down from 6.9 percent in March 2013. The state Workforce Solutions Department said Friday that the state’s economy added...

Legislative report touts prekindergarten benefits

April 18, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Prekindergarten programs deliver more benefits and a greater return on taxpayers’ investment than state subsidized child care, according to a legislative report. Yet New Mexico is spending far more on child care than...

Albuquerque settles lawsuits over feeding homeless

April 18, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque is paying $98,000 to settle lawsuits by people arrested or given citations for giving food to the homeless in the downtown. KRQE-TV (http://ow.ly/vVmJ4 ) reports that all of the criminal trespassing cases were thrown...

Canadiens top Lightning again for 2-0 series lead

April 18, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Montreal Canadiens left wing Rene Bourque (17) celebrates with teammates after scoring against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the second period of Game 2 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series on Friday, April 18, 2014, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris...

Boston prepares for huge wave of marathon visitors

April 18, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Thursday, April 10, 2014 photo Jude Kilburn, of Yorkshire, England, runs across the finish line of the Boston Marathon while on vacation in Boston. With an expanded field of runners and the memory of last year’s bombings elevating interest in one of...

Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

April 18, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Sunday, May 18, 2003 file photo, mountaineers pass through the treacherous Khumbu Icefall on their way to Mount Everest near Everest Base camp, Nepal. An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at...

Sudden movement raises alarm in Wyoming slide area

April 18, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

A house breaks apart as a slow-moving landslide in Jackson, Wyo. advances downhill on Friday, April 18. 2014. The slide has cut off access to a 60-person neighborhood and has threatened town utilities, including a water line. (AP Photo/Jackson Hole News and...

Gabriel Garcia Marquez hailed as literary giant

April 18, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Miguel Guerra, a fan of Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, stands with flowers outside the funeral home where the body of Garcia Marquez was taken in Mexico City, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Garcia Marquez died on Thursday at his home in Mexico City. His...