MENU

Albuquerque council OKs civilian police panel plan

September 20, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — City Council members approved a plan for greater civilian oversight of the Albuquerque Police Department as it faces criticism over shootings by officers. The plan was approved 8-0 late Thursday and sent to the mayor, who has said he would carefully review any such proposal, the Albuquerque Journal reported (http://goo.gl/A3KyOi)....

Read More

Clovis police open probe of traffic stop on video

September 20, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — Clovis police announced this week that it was launching an investigation following a YouTube video of an officer slamming a handcuffed man into the asphalt during a traffic stop. The department said the officer from the Aug. 3 stop was...

Silver City eyes harsher driving-while-texting law

September 20, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

SILVER CITY, N.M. (AP) — Silver City councilors are considering a proposal that would give the town a stronger driving-while-texting law than the recently passed state version. The Silver City Sun-News reports (http://goo.gl/445Y9u) the proposed measure...

For victims, settlement marks a step in recovery

September 20, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This July 8, 2014, file photo, shows the East Baltimore Medical Center, a community practice affiliated with Johns Hopkins Hospital, in Baltimore. A Baltimore judge has approved a $190 million settlement between Johns Hopkins Hospital and more...

3 guilty in Ga. salmonella-tainted peanut trial

September 20, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this March 12, 2009 file photo, Peanut Corporation of America’s president Stewart Parnell arrives a federal court in Lynchburg, Va. A federal jury in Albany, Ga., convicted Parnell and two others Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in connection...

Sierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdown

September 20, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Police guard a roadblock as Sierra Leone government enforces a three day lock down on movement of all people in an attempt to fight the Ebola virus in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. Thousands of health workers began knocking on doors across...

License plate scanner networks capture movements

September 20, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Michael Robertson, a libertarian Internet entrepreneur best known for creating MP3.com, stands for a portrait Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in San Diego. Robertson sued the San Diego Association of Governments last year for records collected on his vehicle by a...

Browns’ Gordon has suspension reduced to 10 games

September 20, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this April 17, 2013, file photo, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon catches a pass during an NFL football practice in Berea, Ohio. Player representatives to the union voted to implement HGH testing for the 2014 NFL season, Friday,...

Brown credited with turning Scot independence tide

September 20, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and NO campaigner in Scotland’s Independence Referendum meets pupils at Kelty Primary school Kelty Scotland Friday Sept. 19, 2014. Voters in Scotland resoundingly rejected independence in a historic referendum...

France joins US against Islamic State over Iraq

September 20, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, right, talks with Russian permanent resident to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin before a meeting of the U.N. Security Council, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at the United Nations. The security council met Friday to discuss the...