Today's News

  • Little League - May 30

    The following are upcoming scheduled Las Vegas Little League games held at Keyes Park on Grand Avenue.

    Monday, June 2: Orioles vs. Reds, 4 p.m.; Red Sox vs. Yankees, 6 p.m.; Mets vs. Cardinals, 8 p.m.
    Wednesday, June 4: Angels vs. Red Sox, 4 p.m.; Yankees vs. Orioles, 6 p.m.; Cardinals vs. Reds, 8 p.m.
    Friday, June 6: Reds vs. Angels, 5:30 p.m.; Orioles vs. Red Sox, 7:30 p.m.

    Monday, June 2: Bats vs. Paw Sox, 6:15 p.m.; Express vs. Owlz, 7:45 p.m.

  • Hernandez enters plea in double homicide

    By Denise Lavoie
    The Associated Press
    BOSTON — A spilled drink in a Boston nightclub led former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez to kill two people in a drive-by shooting two years ago, prosecutors said Wednesday.
    Prosecutors said Hernandez felt disrespected after a stranger bumped into him and spilled his drink, prompting him to follow the man and his friends then open fire on their car at a red light.

  • Looking Ahead - Sports May 30, 2014

    • Las Vegas Little League games, Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games, Rodriguez Park
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers at Santa Fe, 6 p.m., Fort Marcy, Santa Fe

    • La Plaza Little League games, Rodriguez Park
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers at Santa Fe, 6 p.m., Fort Marcy, Santa Fe

    • Las Vegas Train Robbers at Santa Fe, 6 p.m., Fort Marcy, Santa Fe


  • 103 pounds of pot seized

    Two Albuquerque men were booked into the San Miguel County Detention Center Thursday after authorities responding to an accident on Interstate 25 stumbled onto more than 100 pounds of marijuana.

    Brothers Leland E. Watson, 56, and Reddell Watson, 43, both of the 12600 block of Lomas Boulevard are facing one count each of distribution of marijuana, a third-degree felony and conspiracy to commit distribution of marijuana, a fourth-degree felony. Both were being held at the San Miguel County Detention Center in lieu of a $50,000 cash bond.

  • Pomp and Circumstance
  • Poll: No clear leader in gov race

    The Associated Press

    The race for the Democratic nomination for New Mexico governor is still anyone’s to win despite a slight edge by Attorney General Gary King, according to an Albuquerque Journal poll that came out Sunday.

    The newspaper reports more than a quarter of Democratic voters are still undecided, even with the primary election a week away.

    Brian Sanderoff, president of Research & Polling Inc., which conducted the poll, said there is no clear winner.

  • Obama: US finishing job in Afghanistan

    By Julie Pace
    AP White House Correspondent

    WASHINGTON — Seeking to turn the page on more than a decade of war, President Barack Obama announced plans Tuesday for greatly reducing U.S. forces in Afghanistan by the end of the year and then ending the U.S. military commitment by the end of 2016.

    “We have now been in Afghanistan longer than many Americans expected,” Obama acknowledged during an appearance in the White House Rose Garden. “Now we’re finishing the job we’ve started.”

  • Looking Back - May 28, 2014

    In 1964
    Tuesday, May 26 — After two years of abandonment to vandalism, the West Las Vegas swimming pool will be opened again this summer, possibly by Memorial Day. The pool, which was one of the projects that brought to West Las Vegas the honor of being named an All-American City, still has much work to be done on it,” according to Arcenio A. Gonzales, who will be in charge of pool operations this summer. The pool was named after Gonzales and, according to him, played an important role in holding down juvenile delinquency during the years it was in operation.

  • Looking Ahead - News - May 28, 2014

    Senior health and fitness day
    Alta Vista Regional Hospital invites older adults to its National Senior Health and Fitness Day Wednesday (today) from 10 a.m. to noon at the Abe Montoya Recreation Center. Health screenings will include blood pressure, glucose and cholesterols. Contact Marla Martinez, 426-3772, or marla_martinez@chs

  • Weather - May 28, 2014

     A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Light and variable wind becoming south 5-10 mph in the morning. A 10 percent chance of showers at night. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. South wind 5-10 mph.

    A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 5-15 mph. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms at night. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.