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LAPD: Flashing Red Light Stop Signs On School Buses Mean Motorists Must Stop

on January 12, 2018 - 2:11pm

LAPD News:

The Los Alamos Police Department has recently received several complaints from Los Alamos Public School’s Transportation Division and parents, about motorist running the flashing red-light stop signs attached to the school buses.

LAPD would like to remind all motorist of New Mexico State Statute (66-7-347) and Los Alamos County Ordinance (38-290) that state all motorists traveling either direction approaching a bus with its flashing red lights activated, must come to a complete stop at least 10 feet prior to the bus.

FBI: Jicarilla Apache Man Pleads Guilty To Abuse

on January 12, 2018 - 7:55am
FBI News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE  Zachary Wilson, 27, an enrolled member of the Jicarilla Apache Nation who resides in Dulce, pled guilty Tuesday morning in Federal Court in Albuquerque, to sexual abuse charges. 
 
Under the terms of his plea agreement, Wilson will be sentenced within the range of 24 to 36 months in prison followed by a term of supervised release to be determined by the court. Wilson also will be required to register as a sex offender.
 
Wilson was arrested May 1, 2017, on a two-count indictment charging him with sexual abuse and abusive sexual contact July 30, 2016, on the

SABRE: Top Five Reasons To Carry Pepper Spray

on January 12, 2018 - 6:42am
SABRE News:
 
January is National Personal Self Defense Awareness Month, and SABRE – a pepper spray used by police and consumers worldwide – is dedicated to educating citizens on the importance of realistic self-defense options. 
 
Unfortunately, no matter how proactive you are, there’s still a chance of a worst-case scenario – which is why it’s so important to have a self-defense tool on hand. SABRE has a product for every lifestyle, including the Quick Release Key RingPen Pepper Spray and Lipstick Pepper Spray models.
 
Top Five Reasons to Carry Pepper Spray:
  • Protection at a safe

U.S. Senate Can Force Vote On Net Neutrality

on January 12, 2018 - 6:34am
U.S. Sen. Ed Markey has announced that his resolution of disapproval on the Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of net neutrality rules has reached 30 cosponsors, allowing him to force a vote on the Senate floor under the Congressional Review Act.
 
CREDO’s petition calling on members of Congress to support the resolution has now been signed by more than 194,000 people.

The petition, which can be found here, reads:
 
"Save net neutrality. Support the joint resolution of disapproval overturning the FCC's reversal of the 2015 Open Internet rules."
 
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RSF: China Among Worst Free Speech Predators

on January 12, 2018 - 6:27am
RSF News:
 
As the Chinese government tries to project the image of a modern, powerful nation with a great future for French President Emmanuel Macron’s visit, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) points out that China is one of the world’s worst countries as regards respect for the freedom to inform.
 
President Xi Jinping is receiving Macron with great fanfare, and hopes that little attention will be paid to the delicate issue of the systematic human rights violations on which his rule is based. RSF nonetheless reminds all concerned that China is ranked very near the bottom of the RSF World

Attorney General On Western Mortgage Settlement

on January 12, 2018 - 6:12am
AG News:
 
CLOVIS  The New Mexico Office of Attorney General and Western Mortgage, a Clovis New Mexico business, have agreed to resolve a dispute regarding Western Mortgage’s past mortgage origination.
 
Western Mortgage, which is not a licensed mortgage lender, has stopped originating mortgages and has agreed to refrain from doing so in an Assurance of Discontinuance with the Office of the Attorney General.

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