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New Mexico city reports huge decline in crime for 2017

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) - A New Mexico city is seeing a huge decline in crime across the board. From domestic violence calls, to DWIs and murder, the city of Roswell has had a more peaceful year. Police believe there are plenty of reasons, but a big one is that people are keeping a better eye out for e

KRQE NEWS 13 - 2018-01-18 00:17:23

Land Office targets illegal dumping in Eddy County

Motorists, visitors, locals and any passerby could be responsible for hundreds of thousands of pounds of garbage dumped throughout Eddy County. About 50 tons of refuse was removed from the county by state officials in the summer of 2016. The trash was taken from two pits in Carlsbad and is purely th

CARLSBAD CURRENT-ARGUS - 2018-01-17 15:30:00

Police 'sock' it to shoplifters

The following reports are from the Roswell Police Department and are available at rpdp2c.org. All people arrested or cited are presumed innocent. Police were dispatched a larceny shoplifting at the Kmart at 1705 S. Main St. at 9:34 p.m. Multiple DVDs, containers of body spray, and two pairs of socks

RDRNEWS.COM - 2018-01-17 23:23:40

House fire leads to possible charge; Presumed felon returns to extinguished house fire, retrieves shotgun

Facing west near the intersection of East Albuquerque Street and South Garden Avenue, the sun begins to set. Hours before, firefighters responded to a house fire near the area, in which a man at the home returned inside to retrieve a shotgun. The man was later detained by the Roswell Police Departme

RDRNEWS.COM - 2018-01-17 23:27:12

Drug abuse, property crime are concerns in rural districts

Last spring, a thief stole state Rep. Greg Nibert's potted plants and wrought iron from his backyard last spring. To him, it's troubling. "The thought of somebody invading your space, invading your property to take your property is a little unsettling," said Nibert, R-Roswell. Property crime and dr

KOB.COM - 2018-01-17 02:50:00

Medical cannabis manufacturing gets OK; Ultra Health also has plans for Roswell dispensary

"The way that it is expanding nationwide, it has gone too far forward for them to bring it back, so to speak," says Matthew Tanner of Gold Label Labs, left, in response to his view about the possibility that U.S Attorney General offices might begin prosecuting medical marijuana businesses, permitted

RDRNEWS.COM - 2018-01-16 23:23:40

Emmitt Smith Preschool moves to Hillcrest

Hillcrest Elementary School will now become Hillcrest Preschool. A decision to move students from Emmitt Smith Preschool to Hillcrest was made last year to accommodate for potential growth in the program. Classes for teachers and students at the school begin Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. Hillcrest is the

CARLSBAD CURRENT-ARGUS - 2018-01-17 18:48:53

Lake Arthur receives federal grant for help with sewer project

The sewer installation project in Lake Arthur began in 2010 and has gone through about five phases so far. A recent federal grant award will be used to connect residences on the west side of town. (Submitted Photo) The town of Lake Arthur is working its way, grant by grant and state funding allotmen

RDRNEWS.COM - 2018-01-17 23:29:03

Man found dead from gunshot wound in Birmingham

Birmingham police are investigating the death of a man who was found dead from a gunshot wound early Thursday morning. Lt. Pete Williston said officers responded at about 1 a.m. to a home in the 200 block of Tucker Ave. Inside, officers found a man dead from a gunshot wound. According to Williston,

WVTM13.COM - 2018-01-18 11:54:00

Murder charge filed in shooting death of Birmingham father of 3

A 24-year-old convicted felon is now back in jail and charged in the shooting death of one of his friends. Birmingham police on Wednesday confirmed the murder warrant against Luther Gray in the Monday-morning shooting death of 28-year-old Eric Cotton, a father of three children under the age of 10.

AL.COM - 2018-01-17 22:32:55

Hoover City Schools delay opening two hours on Thursday

HOOVER - Hoover City Schools and offices will operate on a two-hour delayed schedule on Thursday, Jan. 18. Schools and offices will open two hours later than their normal start times on Thursday, HCS announced on Wednesday. Buses will run regular routes on a two-hour delayed scheduled. Employees are

SHELBY REPORTER - 2018-01-18 01:32:00

Subway worker hit in head during armed holdup; suspects sought

Authorities are asking for the public's help identifying two gunmen who robbed a Midfield restaurant. The holdup happened about 8:30 p.m. Monday at Subway, said Det. Michael Jeffries. The two men - both black males who appeared to be in their 20s - entered the stored with their faces covered. One of

AL.COM - 2018-01-17 23:20:25

1 dead in Birmingham shooting, investigation underway

A shooting investigation underway in Birmingham. Officers were called to Tucker Avenue around 1 a.m. this morning. Upon arrival, they found a man inside a home shot to death. Police say other people were inside the home at the time of the incident and were taken downtown for questioning.

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2018-01-18 05:50:45

Firefighters battle 3-alarm fire at downtown Birmingham's Parkside Apartments

The Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service is on the scene of a three-alarm fire at a downtown apartment building. The fire is at the upscale Parkside building across the street from Railroad Park. Police have blocked off the surrounding area and evacuated the building. No fire is visible, but firefight

AL.COM - 2018-01-17 23:48:24

Mayor Randall Woodfin holds first 'State of the Community' address

The Birmingham Times Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin held his first "State of the Community" at A.H. Parker High School on Monday in an auditorium filled with citizens of all ages. Woodfin, a former Birmingham School Board member, made a number of education-related announcements during the hour-lon

BIRMINGHAMTIMES.COM - 2018-01-18 10:27:55

Talladega will attempt to open city offices Friday at 10 a.m.; city streets to be evaluated Friday morning

Talladega City Manager Patrick Bryant said early Thursday evening the municipality will attempt to reopen city offices Friday morning at 10. Bryant said officials will evaluate city streets Friday morning Talladega City Manager Patrick Bryant said early Thursday evening the municipality will attempt

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-01-18 01:13:00

Woman spits on store employee during argument over price of jeans

A woman angry over the price of a pair of jeans spit on a store employee at Plato's Closet, police said. The incident happened at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 5 at the used clothing store in Suburban Plaza, according to Lt. Fred Nelson, a spokesman for the Newark Police Department. The woman began to cause a scen

NEWARK POST - 2018-01-18 02:40:00

Thief grabs UD student's wallet outside Deer Park

An international student from the University of Delaware had his wallet stolen Tuesday night in front of The Deer Park Tavern, police reported. The 31-year-old student was standing on the porch of the Main Street bar at 11:54 p.m. when a stranger approached and asked him for money, said Lt. Fred Nel

NEWARK POST - 2018-01-18 02:44:00

Aberdeen Police seize cocaine, heroin, oxycodone during traffic stop

Officers seized cocaine, heroin and oxycodone during a traffic stop in Aberdeen Monday, the Aberdeen Police Department said. Officers Corey Lightner and Jenna Warden were conducting proactive patrol Monday in the area of New County and Post Road when they stopped a car being driven by Brandon McFadd

BALTIMORE SUN - 2018-01-16 21:35:00

Man pleads guilty after accidentally shooting himself and woman during sex attack

A Wilmington man accused of accidentally shooting himself and a woman he was sexually attacking has pleaded guilty to several charges including assault. Marc Champagne, 28, was set to stand trial on rape and assault charges in January but pleaded guilty to sexual harassment, reckless endangering, s

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-01-17 18:20:41