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RPD conducts investigation of man found dead in home

A man found dead in his family's home in west-central Roswell Friday night has led to authorities to conduct a murder investigation. At 9:45 p.m. Friday, the Roswell Police Department was called to a home located at the 1000 block of West Deming Street. According to a news release by RPD public info

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 14:22:04

Woman transported to hospital following 3-vehicle crash

A woman was sent to a local hospital after three vehicles were involved in a car accident on North Main Street. There were no serious injuries reported. Around 2:40 p.m., first-responders were dispatched to the 2200 block of North Main Street. The three vehicles that collided bumper-to-bumper line w

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 16:13:28

Annual Roswell festivities get rained out; Heavy rains ring in the fall in Roswell

A rainbow outstretches a distant area in north Roswell early Saturday evening after heavy rains battered the city throughout the day. (Trevier Gonzalez Photo) Saturday's hearty downpour quickly filled the retention pond in front of The Depot Home on North Main Street (aka Home Depot Lake). The rain

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-09-24 00:21:00

Football above all else; Roswell's enthusiasm for football began decades before the sport became America's favorite pastime

Baseball was definitely America's favorite pastime in the first half of the 20th century. Boxing ranked second. And if you've seen the comedy movie "Leatherheads" starring George Clooney, then you know that pro football was all but a joke in its early days, even if the movie is pure fiction. But tha

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 23:55:41

Possible homeless sites topic for committee; The public can voice concerns about the choice of location at a Tuesday meeting

This Parks and Recreation office on East 12th Street near North Virginia Avenue was designated by the Roswell City Council as the primary site for a possible homeless facility or camp that the Roswell Homeless Coalition would create. A Tuesday meeting will allow property owners and the public to mak

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 23:41:39

Child safety seat clinic in Artesia today

Child safety seat clinics will occur in Artesia as well as seven other cities today. The New Mexico Department of Transportation is sponsoring the clinics, held as part of the National Child Passenger Safety week Seat Check Saturday. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 23:33:05

Official says Rivers of Life is rebuilding connections; For now, no new residents will be allowed and will be referred elsewhere

Rivers of Life is experiencing a financial deficit, says its board president. The nonprofit operates this homeless shelter for men on East Albuquerque Street and a women's and children's facility on East Bland Street. No new residents are being allowed in, the board president said, and all current r

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-09-24 00:24:09

Elks Lodge honors first responders, veterans

Roswell firefighters listen to Elks Past Exalted Ruler Bob Bergmark express appreciation for the help they have provided his family and the community during an early Saturday morning ceremony of the Elks 14th Annual First Responders and Veterans Prayer Breakfast. Mayor Dennis Kintigh and current Elk

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-09-24 00:18:25

Logano forced to watch practice as part of NASCAR punishment

Logano was forced to strap in, put on his helmet and sit on pit road in the No. 22 Ford for the duration of a 50-minute Cup series practice Saturday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. NASCAR punished Logano and his Team Penske team because the car failed inspection four times before Friday's aborted q

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 21:20:22

Some forcibly arrested in St. Louis weren't protesting

Protesters are arrested at the St. Louis Galleria mall in Richmond Heights, Mo., after several hundred people demonstrated in protest over the recent acquittal of a white former officer in the killing of a black suspect, in St. Louis, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. The demonstrators marched and chanted a

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 20:08:11

Man gets life in prison plus 50 years in student's slaying

Karen Bobo speaks to Zach Adams during the victim impact statement during the penalty phase of the Holly Bobo murder trial, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 in Savannah, Tenn. Adams, 33, avoided a possible death penalty by agreeing to a sentence of life in prison plus 50 years. A Hardin County jury convicte

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 20:02:17

US priest martyred in Guatemala beatified before thousands

Faithful walk in a pilgrimage from St. James the Greater Catholic Church to attend the beatification ceremony for the Rev. Stanley Rother at the Cox Convention Center in downtown Oklahoma City, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. (Doug Hoke/The Oklahoman via AP) OKARCHE, Okla. (AP) - Few religious pilgrimages

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 20:00:45

Angela Missoni shows feather-light sheer knits in Milan

Models wear creations as part of the Bottega Veneta women's Spring/Summer 2018 fashion collection, presented in Milan, Italy, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno) MILAN (AP) - It's a season of celebration and commemoration at Milan Fashion Week, in its fourth day Saturday. Angela Missoni

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 18:41:07

Soul singer Charles Bradley dead at 68

In this June 24, 2017 file photo, soul singer Charles Bradley performs with at the inaugural 2017 Arroyo Seco Music Festival in Pasadena, Calif. His publicist said Bradley died Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 after a battle with stomach cancer. He was 68. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) NEW YOR

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 18:37:55

Third round of NAFTA talks opens in Canada

Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland enters to lead the NAFTA council in discussion on the modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in Toronto. (Christopher Katsarov/The Canadian Press via AP) OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) - A third round of NAFTA re

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 18:36:02

Expansion work closes busiest US-Mexico border crossing

In this Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 photo, Anthony Kleppe of the U.S. General Services Administration, looks out over construction on a new curve along California's Interstate 5, as it approaches the border with Tijuana, Mexico, in San Diego. The busiest border crossing in the United States, between San

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 18:34:36

Follow these tips for flag etiquette

As a 30-year military veteran, I have been amazed as to my hometown's disrespect for the American flag which we veterans fought for and many gave their lives for. I drive around town and I see private citizens, city buildings, federal buildings, stores, restaurants, proudly displaying torn, worn, fr

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 16:00:48

Local teacher named Golden Apple finalist

A Berrendo Middle School teacher is among the 16 finalists for the 2018 Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching. Jessica Sanders is the only Chaves County teacher to be named a finalist this year for the honor given annually by the Golden Apple Foundation of New Mexico. A total of seven award

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-09-24 00:14:34

Website: NMMI ranks high for affordability

The AffordableColleges.com 2017 rankings can be viewed online. The educational data website examines statistics from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), run by the U.S. Department of Education. Each college receives scores based on such factors as tuition, graduation rates, r

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-09-24 00:13:13

New Mexico school board opts for bilingual pledge

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - The Pledge of Allegiance will soon be recited in both English and Spanish at school board meetings in Las Cruces. Board Chairwoman Maria Flores made the request that the pledge be recited in Spanish starting at the next public meeting. Las Cruces Superintendent Greg Ewing tol

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 19:41:40