• Roswell woman convicted of creating public nuisance on Facebook

    A 32-year-old Roswell woman has been convicted of creating a public nuisance by posting an online comment about the possibility of a shooting at her…

  • Sheriff’s office: 2 killed in collision of truck, motorcycle

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two people are dead as a result of a T-bone collision between a motorcycle and a truck in the Albuquerque area.

  • A man places candles for each of the 96 Liverpool fans who died as a result of the Hillsborough disaster at St George's Hall in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Liverpool is commemorating the deaths of 96 soccer fans crushed to death in a crowded stadium in 1989 after a jury found that blunders by police and emergency services contributed to their deaths. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

    Lawyers representing Hillsborough families reveal lawsuit

    LONDON (AP) — Lawyers representing some of the families of 96 soccer fans crushed to death in a U.K. soccer stadium in 1989 have filed a civil suit against two British police forces, alleging misuse of power in office.

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT April 27 LOUD MUSIC 12:26 a.m. – Officer dispatched to South 20th Street and West Richardson Avenue in reference to loud music.…

  • Council moves quickly through light agenda

    From the time the Artesia City Council sat down to address its agenda to the time Mayor Phil Burch gaveled the meeting into adjournment, only…

  • Police: Man killed in Virginia standoff threatened suicide

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police say a man who was fatally shot by snipers during a standoff last week said he was going to kill himself, threatened to kill police officers and fired eight rifle shots at an armored police vehicle.

  • Lawyer argues for criminal records in police shooting trial

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The attorney for an Albuquerque police officer charged with fatally shooting a mentally ill man is seeking permission to use the man’s criminal history during the trial.

  • An Iranian woman adjusts her head scarf while crossing a street in downtown Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, April 26, 2016. Tehran police chief Gen. Hossein Sajedinia recently announced his department had deployed 7,000 male and female officers for a new plainclothes division _ the largest such undercover assignment in memory. Critics fear the unit’s main focus will be enforcing the government-mandated Islamic dress code, which requires women be modestly covered from head to toe.  (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

    New plainclothes morality police prompt criticism in Iran

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Tehran resident Sousan Heidari has stopped letting her headscarf slip casually down over her neck and shoulders while driving in the Iranian capital. These days, the 22-year-old with a taste for bold makeup makes sure to pull it tightly over her dark hair, fearful of running afoul of a newly established undercover division of the morality police.

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT April 26 SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE 12:02 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 1400 block of West Hank Avenue in reference to a suspicious…

  • In this Nov. 25, 2014, file photo, demonstrators block Public Square in Cleveland, during a protest over the police shooting of Tamir Rice. The city of Cleveland has reached a settlement Monday, April 25, 2016, in a lawsuit over the death of Rice, a black boy shot by a white police officer while playing with a pellet gun. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

    Union: Tamir Rice settlement money should help educate kids

    CLEVELAND (AP) — The head of a Cleveland police union said the family of a 12-year-old black boy shot dead by a white police officer while playing with a pellet gun should use money from a $6 million settlement to educate children about the dangers of handling real and replica firearms, while an attorney representing the boy’s family blasted the comments.