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  • Woman accused of filing false report

    A 21-year-old Las Vegas woman was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor count of making a false police report this week after police say she left the scene of an accident and then reported her car stolen.

    Arlene H. Gonzales, of the 500 block of South Grand Avenue, was booked into the San Miguel County Detention Center on Monday, and she was still there Wednesday, according to online jail records.

    Police say Gonzales eventually admitted that she was in her vehicle at the time of the crash but denied that she was the driver.

  • Suit says anal probes ordered after traffic stop

    By Jeri Clausing
    The Associated Press

    A southern New Mexico man who was pulled over for not making a complete stop was taken to two hospitals and forced to have anal probes, three enemas, two body X-rays and a colonoscopy because police thought he was hiding drugs, according a federal lawsuit. In El Paso, a woman crossing the border was strip-searched, vaginally probed then taken to the hospital for more invasive tests, a forced bowel movement, X-rays and scans, the American Civil Liberties Union says.

  • Review - Book showcases areas’s rich history

    “The Las Vegas area has long been a place for gathering. Geography is the reason.”   

    Thus begins the introduction to “Images of America: Las Vegas,” a collection of photographs, loosely organized according to historical periods in the life-span of Las Vegas. The Introduction traces the history of the town in a sort of prose outline. However, the part that draws readers in is the large array of photographs.

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  • Mental health shake-up upsets some parents

    By Barry Massey
    The Associated Press

    SANTA FE — A Santa Fe father appealed to lawmakers on Tuesday for help in obtaining behavioral health services that he said have been disrupted because the state froze Medicaid payments to mental health providers.

    Hashem Faidi, a state Department of Transportation engineer, told a legislative panel that his two autistic sons no longer receive behavioral management services after school and during holidays.

  • Jail Log - Nov. 8, 2013

    The following individuals were booked into the San Miguel County Detention Center between Oct. 30 and Nov. 5:
     
    Christopher Sanchez, 37, violation of restraining order
    Santana Padilla, 35, failure to comply with conditions of release
    Reyes Tijerina, 33, possession of controlled substance (crystal meth), bringing in contraband to a facility, failure to appear, bench warrant SM Mag.
    Elmer Sanchez, 27, 90-day commitment

  • Looking Back - Nov. 8, 2013

    In 1963

    Wednesday, Nov. 13 — “Jury Room,” an all-school play for Robertson High School, will be presented Friday at Ilfeld Auditorium. Cast members are Donna Bottorff, Judy Hoch, Nat Kearns, Kay Craig, Paul Bunker, Jimmy Terr, Ann Tinker and Lewis Terr. Students assisting in building flats for the stage set are Lenora Gutierrez, Raymond Flores, Alice Cruz, Karen Roberts, Jan Ansley and Jim Mathieson. The play is being directed by Mrs. Betty Evetts, with Henry Owen as the student director.
     

  • Looking Ahead - News - Nov. 8, 2013

    Time change: Vegas Bowl is Saturday noon

    The annual showdown between the Robertson High Cardinals and the West Las Vegas Dons kicks off at noon Saturday at Cardinal Stadium. The game was moved up an hour and a half due to logistical concerns. For a preview of Saturday’s game and a look back at the storied Vegas Bowl, See page B1.

  • Weather - Nov. 8, 2013

    Friday
    Sunny, with a high near 67. West wind around 15 mph. Mostly clear at night, with a low around 39. Northwest wind 10-15 mph.

    Saturday
    Sunny, with a high near 67. Northwest wind 5-10 mph, becoming south in the afternoon. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 35.

    Sunday
    Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 36.

    Monday
    Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.

    Sunrise ... Sunset
    6:30 a.m. to 4:59 p.m.

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