Authorities say the origin of a substance that led to the evacuation of an industrial park near the New Mexico-Texas state line and sickened about 200 people remains unknown.
Capt. Rich Libicer of the New Mexico State Police tells the Las Cruces Sun-News (http://bit.ly/Sep8MW) that investigators are trying to pinpoint a possible location for where the substance may have come from at the complex of factories and warehouses in Santa Teresa, N.M., near the Mexican border just northwest of El Paso, Texas.
Originally published on Sun November 18, 2012 7:11 am
Some of the latest news on the conflict in Syria:
-- Israel Fires Back. "Israeli troops fired tank shells into Syria on Monday in retaliation for a mortar round that struck near an army post in the Golan Heights, scoring 'direct hits' on the source of the fire, the [Israeli] army said." (Al-Jazeera)
Originally published on Mon November 12, 2012 8:05 am
Paula Broadwell, the woman whose extramarital affair with retired Gen. David Petraeus led to his resignation Friday from the post of CIA director, is a major in the Army Reserve who specializes in counterterrorism issues. She's also the author of All In: The Education of General David Petraeus, a biography of the former top U.S. commander in Afghanistan.
The New Mexico Community Foundation delivered their first annual Chispa Awards last week, honoring 12 nonprofits from around the state. The awards were a complete surprise to the recipients. None of the organizations knew they had been chosen until the folks from the NMCF showed up at their door armed with a fancy plaque and a check for $7000. KUNM’s Carrie Jung was lucky enough to tag along for two of these surprise awards, and has this report.