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Judge: NM anti-Wi-Fi activist can’t detect signal

September 7, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — An anti-Wi-Fi activist who claims that his neighbor’s wireless service has caused him physical harm “cannot reliably detect” the electromagnetic stimuli that he says is hurting him, a Santa Fe judge recently ruled. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/Q2bjU8) that District Judge Sarah Singleton recently...

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Man falls to death at Farmington construction site

September 7, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — State workplace safety officials are investigating the death of an Albuquerque man who was killed after falling off the roof of a building being built in Farmington. Farmington police Sgt. Robert Perez identified the man as...

Albuquerque Ponzi schemer sentenced to 12 years

September 6, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

Thus undated photo provided by Doug Aurand shows the 6,800-square-foot mansion where alleged Ponzi schemer Doug Vaughan lived alone in luxury from 2006 to earlier this year. Federal prosecutors have reneged on two key terms of a plea deal for Ponzi schemer...

Photo of man shot by NM police draws fire

September 6, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico state police officer is under investigation for taking a cellphone photo of a man shot and killed by fellow officers, and then sharing the picture with others, the state police announced. New Mexico State Police Chief...

Ski Apache to open with 3 new chair lifts

September 6, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

MESCALERO, N.M. (AP) — Ski Apache at the Lincoln National Forest will open with three new chairlifts. KTSM-TV reports (http://bit.ly/RELQRj) that the lifts are part of $15 million in improvements by the Mescalero Apache Tribe and should be ready to go by...

Carlsbad police on hunt for cat killer

September 6, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — The mysterious deaths of felines with the same injuries are drawing the attention of Carlsbad police. The Carlsbad Current-Argus reports (http://bit.ly/Q0AXsq) that the police found this week the body of a third cat at Bryan Circle...

Former NM hospital exec lawsuit to continue

September 6, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A federal judge has denied a motion by a former St. Vincent Hospital executive facing fraud charges to dismiss a civil suit against him. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports (http://bit.ly/Tmc5MD) that U.S. District Court Judge James...

NM doctor in prostitute case now faces drug charge

September 6, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A well-known Santa Fe physician arrested for soliciting a prostitute in Albuquerque is now facing a cocaine-trafficking charge. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports (http://bit.ly/NM33sR) that Richard Lieberman was indicted last month with...

Board yanks Mora County sheriff’s license

September 6, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The state Law Enforcement Academy board has suspended the certification of Mora County Sheriff Thomas Garza. KRQE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/Q6Xhgb) that the board recently moved to suspend suspended Garza’s law-enforcement...

NM’s Sabinoso Wilderness beautiful, off limits

September 6, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Midway between the small towns of Roy and Trujillo in northeastern New Mexico are 16,030 acres of pristine woodlands nestled among high, narrow mesas surrounded by cliff-lined canyons. The untrammeled Sabinoso Wilderness, managed by...