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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M | Officials: Priest blamed sex abuse on cancer he didn’t have

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M — A former New Mexico priest, who fled the U.S. decades ago amid allegations of child sex abuse, once blamed his behavior on a cancer diagnosis which prosecutors say he didn’t have, according to court documents. Arthur Perrault is scheduled Tuesday to appear in U.S. District Court in Albuquerque for a detention hearing … Continue reading ALBUQUERQUE, N.M | Officials: Priest blamed sex abuse on cancer he didn’t have

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. Feds: Priest blamed sex abuse on cancer he didn’t have

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— A former New Mexico priest, who fled the U.S. decades ago amid allegations of child sex abuse and once blamed his behavior on a cancer diagnosis which prosecutors say he didn’t have, is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday. Arthur Perrault is expected to appear in U.S. District Court in Albuquerque for a … Continue reading ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. Feds: Priest blamed sex abuse on cancer he didn’t have

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M | Native American teens stopped on college tour urge changes

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M— An attorney for two Native American brothers pulled from a Colorado State University tour earlier this year has demanded the school make policy changes, saying Thursday that campus officers violated the teens’ constitutional rights by patting them down without any suspicion of a crime. A letter from American Civil Liberties Union attorney Sarah … Continue reading ALBUQUERQUE, N.M | Native American teens stopped on college tour urge changes

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. | FBI: Solar observatory closed after child porn case opened

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— The mysterious closure of a solar observatory in southern New Mexico earlier this month happened after the FBI started opened a child pornography investigation involving a janitor’s computer found at the observatory and agents tracked wireless signals used to access child porn, according to an FBI search warrant affidavit filed in federal court. … Continue reading ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. | FBI: Solar observatory closed after child porn case opened

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. | New Mexico observatory closed for security reasons to reopen

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.  — An observatory in the mountains of southern New Mexico that had been closed since early September because of an undisclosed security concern is now scheduled to reopen on Monday. Officials overseeing the Sunspot Solar Observatory say that there is no longer a security threat to staff. The facility closed on Sept. 6. … Continue reading ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. | New Mexico observatory closed for security reasons to reopen

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. | Officials shed little light on closure of solar observatory

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— An observatory in the mountains of southern New Mexico that is dedicated to unlocking the mysteries of the sun has found itself at the center of a mystery that is creating a buzz here on earth. The Sunspot Solar Observatory has been closed for more than a week. Authorities remain tightlipped Friday, saying … Continue reading ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. | Officials shed little light on closure of solar observatory

SANTA FE, N.M. | Libertarian Senate candidate discloses cannabis investments

SANTA FE, N.M.  — U.S. Senate candidate Gary Johnson of New Mexico has disclosed personal financial interests in the cannabis sector that include stock holdings, a profit sharing agreement and recent capital gains on investment sales, according to filings reviewed by The Associated Press. Johnson in Senate filings this week said that he owns stock … Continue reading SANTA FE, N.M. | Libertarian Senate candidate discloses cannabis investments

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M | Few details fuel speculation about US observatory’s closure

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— An observatory in the mountains of southern New Mexico that is dedicated unlocking the mysteries of the sun has found itself at the center of a mystery that is creating a buzz here on earth. The Sunspot Solar Observatory has been closed for more than a week. Authorities remain tightlipped, saying only that … Continue reading ALBUQUERQUE, N.M | Few details fuel speculation about US observatory’s closure