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Roswell man in trouble for saving gun from burning home

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) - A Roswell man is facing charges for recovering a gun from a burning home - the reason he's a felon. Firefighters responded to a house fire off Garden Street on Wednesday where they found a woman suffering from smoke inhalation. They also found a man inside. They ushered him ou

KRQE NEWS 13 - 2018-01-18 23:52:05

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

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

Artesia reports the end of an epoch

Members of United States Border Patrol Academy Class 1083 make the walk during recent graduation exercises at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia. They were the last class to graduate from the 66-day academy. Future classes will be going through 117 days of training. (Submitted Ph

RDRNEWS.COM - 2018-01-18 23:09:43

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

Secret Circus to perform in Carlsbad

Secret Circus and a special surprise guest perform at 7 p.m. at Milton's brewing, 108 E. Mermod St. For more information, visit Secret Circus' Facebook or event page. Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park are holding their pre-school story time on both days starting at 9:30 a.m. The story on Jan.

RDRNEWS.COM - 2018-01-18 20:53:26

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


Roswell Convention and Civic Center Reservations

The city of Roswell is now accepting event reservations for its new Convention and Civic Center. The $7.3 million renovation is creating bigger rooms allowing for larger events and more options for how the space is used. Work is expected to continue through the summer. The city is taking event reser


Crash that killed child near Durango under investigation

Orange police markings are all that remain along U.S. 550 as investigators work to piece together how exactly a school bus packed with children and handful cars came into direct contact with one another. Colorado State Patrol reports a bus from Florida Mesa Elementary School had stopped along the ro

KOB.COM - 2018-01-19 03:07:00

Child killed in Durango school bus crash

The newspaper reports the four-vehicle crash occurred around 3 p.m. Wednesday near Juniper Road and Highway 550. The child was not on board the bus but two other people sustained serious injuries, Capt. Adrian Driscoll told the Herald. The 16 students on the bus were taken to a nearby elementary sch

KOB.COM - 2018-01-18 03:06:00

Hefty fines for Durango residents caught with bear-strewn trash

Councilors approved the extension Tuesday night that will impose higher fines on residents caught with bear disheveled trash. It also eliminates any type of warnings and requires residents a $100 fine for the first violation and $200 for any after that. Violaters will also be required to purchase a

KOB.COM - 2018-01-17 20:08:00

Woman faces 141 charges for alleged medication fraud

FARMINGTON - A Flora Vista woman faces 141 charges on allegations of fraudulently obtaining prescription medication at pharmacies across San Juan County. Christina Talamante, 34, is accused of 67 felony charges, 56 misdemeanor charges and 18 pretty misdemeanor charges, according to court records. Sh

FARMINGTON DAILY TIMES - 2018-01-18 22:50:02

City of Farmington recovering after SamSam ransomware attack

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Ransomware demanded payment of 3 bitcoin, according to the city manager FARMINGTON - The city of Farmington is returning to normal after a variant of the ransomware known as SamSam shut down the computer systems. The virus encrypts files on a computer network or l

FARMINGTON DAILY TIMES - 2018-01-18 19:47:05

Chipotle opens first burrito restaurant in Four Corners

FARMINGTON - The Chipotle Mexican Grill has come to the Four Corners. The popular fast-food restaurant, best known for its burritos, will open Thursday in the Shops @ Main at 4906 E. Main St. in Farmington. The restaurant is open from 10:45 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. "Our grand opening is tomorrow," the

FARMINGTON DAILY TIMES - 2018-01-18 01:30:05

Four Corners pedestrian hit by two vehicles, dies at scene

SAN JUAN COUNTY, N.M. -- A 29-year-old Nageezi man died when he was struck by two vehicles while crossing U.S. Highway 550 south of Bloomfield Monday. Andrew Thompson died at the scene of the crash at mile marker 113, New Mexico State Police Public Information Officer Carl Christiansen said. Police


Police pursuing charge against woman accused of stealing puppy

FARMINGTON - A Farmington woman is under investigation following allegations she stole a puppy from the Farmington Regional Animal Shelter. The Farmington Police Department is seeking a warrant to charge a 53-year-old woman with a misdemeanor count of larceny after she allegedly stole the puppy from


San Jose police sniper cleared in shooting of man who killed ex's parents

A San Jose police sniper was legally justified in fatally shooting a man who killed his ex-girlfriend's parents and held their 13-year-old son hostage, according to a review by the Santa Clara County district attorney's office. Just after 9 p.m. on May 3, Mirza Tatlic stormed a home on the 1000 bloc

SFGATE - 2018-01-18 23:47:00

Highway 84 closed south of Pleasanton after head-on collision

Both directions shut down, unknown when will open once again Both directions of Highway 84 are closed south of Pleasanton after a major head-on collision this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. The two-vehicle crash occurred around 10:15 a.m. on Highway 84/Vallecitos Road almost m

PLEASANTON WEEKLY - 2018-01-18 19:13:00

Two hurt in separate Stockton shootings

STOCKTON - Two people were shot during separate incidents Wednesday, Stockton police reported. The first shooting police responded to was about 3:41 p.m. in the area of Kentfield Road and Jamestown Street, police said. A 17-year-old boy told police he was walking to the store when he heard gunshots

RECORD - 2018-01-18 19:41:46

Police: Bay Area's 'Lucky Lotto Bandits' nabbed after chase, 2 at large

Good fortune finally ran out for the burglary crew known as the "Lucky Lotto Bandits," San Jose police said Thursday. A monthslong investigation by seven law enforcement agencies led to the arrest of five men between the ages of 18 and 21 who are accused of committing more than 30 burglaries across

SFGATE - 2018-01-18 18:15:00