Good Morning New Mexico,     

I'm Frank Haley with news on KKIM am 1000  New Mexico's Christian Heritage Station on Tuesday Sept. 30, 2014.

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Now today's news:

>>> Oklahoma Beheading Suspect Faces Murder Charges


Oklahoma City --     ****Police   filed  formal murder charges Monday in the beheading of a woman at a food distribution center in an Oklahoma City suburb...

Investigators say Alton Nolen, 30, attacked two women and beheaded one of them Thursday, shortly after he was fired from Vaughan Foods in Moore, Okla.

Thus far, the FBI is calling the incident an isolated case of workplace violence,    despite public concerns of Nolen's pride for Muslim extremism.   




>>>Another Oklahoma Man, Reportedly a Muslim, Arrested After He   Threatened to Cut Off Coworker’s Head


***Another  fired Oklahoma City nursing home employee was arrested after a female coworker reported that he threatened to behead her.   ...

Jacob Mugambi Muriithi, 30, is behind bars on a terrorism complaint,  his bail is set at $1 million.

Muriithi — a native of Kenya who reportedly identified himself as a Muslim — was working with the victim  on  Sept. 19 at the   Nursing Home when he made the threat.     Muriithi told her that he “represented ISIS and that ISIS kills Christians.    She called police.  

JERUSALEM, Israel -- If the applause during Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech before the U.N. General Assembly Monday is any measure, he won an Oscar.

Netanyahu said he’d come “to expose the brazen lies spoken from this very podium against my country and against the brave soldiers who defend it.”

Throughout his speech, he warned of the rise of militant Islam, saying “everywhere we look militant Islam is on the march.”

Some felt his address hearkened back to the warnings of England’s Winston Churchill, who warned the world about the totalitarian threat of Hitler’s Nazi fascism. Today, the threat is militant Islam.

“Militant Islam’s ambition is to dominate the world seems mad. But so too did the global ambitions of another fanatic ideology that swept to power eight decades ago. The Nazis believed in a master race. The militant Islamists believe in a master faith,” he said.

“They all seek to create ever expanding enclaves of militant Islam where there is no freedom and no tolerance. Where women are treated as chattel, Christians are decimated and minorities are subjugated, sometimes given the start choice: covert or die,” Netanyahu said.

Among the lies he addressed were war crimes charges by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, the subject of a UN Human Rights Council investigation.

“Ladies and gentlemen, the people of Israel pray for peace, but our hopes and the world’s hopes for peace are in danger because everywhere we look militant Islam is on the march,” he said.

The goal of these Islamists, he said, is world domination. Like a cancer that’s left unchecked, it grows and metastasizes over wider and wider areas. It must be removed, he said, before it’s too late.
 
 


>>>Winds knock over tents at Rio Grande Arts and Crafts Festival; one injured


 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.  -- ***A sudden thunderstorm and accompanying microburst winds knocked over multiple tents at the Rio Grande Arts and Crafts Festival at The New Mexico Fair Grounds  Monday afternoon.....
  Ruth Gore, the director of the festival, was injured by the collapse, but not seriously.

  Approximately 40 people were working on setting up for the festival tents  when the winds blew through.   They still expect to open Friday for the Balloon Fiesta.   



<>>>Dec. 26 sentencing set for New Mexico sheriff

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.   -*** A federal judge has scheduled a Dec. 26 sentencing for a northern New Mexico sheriff convicted of abusing a driver during a traffic stop that prosecutors called a fit of road rage...

The sentencing of Rio Arriba (UH'-ree-buh) County Sheriff Thomas Rodella is scheduled in federal court in Albuquerque.

A jury on Friday convicted Rodella of pulling his gun on a driver and violating the 26-year-old man's civil rights.

Sheriff  Rodella faces up to 17 years in prison.



>>>Three caught stealing from closed Cliffs Amusement  park


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.  -- *** A trio who entered a closed Cliffs Amusement Park on Saturday evening were caught loading pink and yellow stuffed animals, candy and energy drinks into their cars when security guards discovered them. ....  
A Cliffs security officer  caught Arturo Lozano and David Hurtado Jr., and found the third person, Maya Quintana, hiding under a truck.

Quintana was wearing a Cliffs security uniform and was carrying a 9mm semi-automatic pistol.    Albq. police booked them into jail on burglary charges.  



 

>>>Union sues over teacher evaluation system

SANTA FE, N.M.  - ***An educational labor union is seeking to invalidate a teacher evaluation system by   Gov. Susana Martinez  that places a heavy emphasis on student performance on standardized tests....

The National Education Association-New Mexico announced Monday it's filed a lawsuit in state district court against Public Education Secretary Hanna Skandera.  .

Half of a teacher's evaluation is based on student performance on tests. Other factors include classroom observations of teachers by administrators and surveys of students and parents.  

The lawsuit contends the department's evaluation plan is unconstitutional because its requirements conflict with state laws governing school personnel.

 
 
 

>>>>Study focuses on cancers risks from Trinity Test

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.  -*** Researchers from the National Cancer Institute are trying to estimate the number of past and present cancer cases in New Mexico that may be related to the U.S. government's testing of the first atomic bomb in 1945.....

The test occurred on July 16, 1945, over a remote stretch of desert in southern New Mexico.

The study   takes into account data on radioactive fallout from the blast.

 

 

>>>>Ex-police sergeant's trial in fatal crash near end

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.  -*** The trial of a former Albuquerque police sergeant facing charges stemming from an off-duty accident that killed a 21-year-old woman is coming to a close...

Lawyers gave closing arguments Monday in the trial of former Albuquerque police Sgt. Adam Casaus.
 

Casaus is facing homicide by vehicle and reckless driving charges. He has pleaded not guilty.

 

 
 >>>Prosecutors seek prison for ex-campaign manager


SANTA FE, N.M.  - ***Federal prosecutors are recommending a former campaign manager for Gov. Susana Martinez be sentenced to prison time for stealing the governor's email and lying about it....

Jamie Estrada faces up to a year and one day in prison.

Estrada pleaded guilty in June to charges of unlawful interception of electronic communication and lying to FBI agents. He provided the hijacked email to the governor's political opponents.

 





>>>Court orders new sentencing in mortgage fraud case

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -**** A federal appeals court has upheld an Albuquerque man's fraud convictions for submitting false information to obtain more than $5.5 million in home mortgage loans but ordered that he be resentenced.....

A jury in 2011 convicted Kevin Powers of 17 counts of wire fraud. He was sentenced to 56 months in prison and ordered to pay nearly $1.2 million in restitution.

The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday upheld Powers' convictions but ruled that the trial judge didn't correctly apply a sentencing enhancement allowed under federal guidelines.

The case stemmed from transactions involving nine homes in Albuquerque in 2006 and 2007. Powers was a real estate agent and mortgage broker

The false information included information on buyers' financial qualifications, sales prices and intended uses of the property.

 

>>>La Fonda on the Plaza hotel in Santa Fe being sold

SANTA FE, N.M.  - An historic hotel that's a landmark in downtown Santa Fe is being sold.

The nearly 92-year-old La Fonda on the Plaza is being purchased by sister and brother Jennifer Kimball and Philip Wise.

They're buying it from the current owners, most of whom are members of the Ballen family.

Financial terms were not disclosed in the sale announcement Monday.

Kimball is a Santa Fe resident and Ballen family friend who already is a part owner of the property and chairman of the board of the company selling the hotel.

Kimball says the new owners don't plan major changes to the hotel. She says it's not broken and doesn't need to be fixed.

The hotel's restaurant and 180 guest rooms have undergone renovations in recent years.

 

 >>> Officer vowed to shoot man with stun gun

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.  - A state police officer says an Albuquerque police officer who fatally shot a homeless camper stated before the deadly encounter he would shoot the suspect with a stun gun.

Albuquerque police released Monday an interview of New Mexico State Police Sgt. Chris Ware disputing a previous report that Keith Sandy promised to shot a 38-year-old man in a private part.

Ware told investigators Sandy said, "I'm going to shoot him with a Taser shotgun in a second." Hours later Sandy was one of two officers who shot and killed James Boyd following a March standoff.

Video of the shooting later generated violent protests in Albuquerque. In the video, Boyd appeared to be surrendering from his Sandia foothills campsite when officers opened fire.



>>>King responds to Dona Ana County DA email flap

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.  - The New Mexico Attorney General's office says it's taking over an investigation into the apparent destruction of emails and other electronic records within the Dona Ana County District Attorney's office.

New Mexico Attorney General and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gary King said Monday it appears the disappearance of the information was not a simple clerical error, but the planned destruction of state records.

King left the news conference before answering any questions.

The flap over the emails stemmed from a request by the state Democratic Party for public records related to then-District Attorney Susana Martinez's first campaign for governor.

Martinez is a Republican, as is her former chief deputy, Amy Orlando, who replaced Martinez as district attorney when Martinez was elected governor. D'Antonio, a Democrat, beat Orlando in the 2012 election.
 
 Today is Tuesday, September 30, the 273rd day of 2014. There are 92 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:

On September 30, 1954, the first nuclear-powered submarine, the USS Nautilus, was commissioned by the U.S. Navy.

On this date:

In 1399, England's King Richard II was deposed by Parliament; he was succeeded by his cousin, Henry of Bolingbroke, who was crowned as King Henry IV.

In 1777, the Continental Congress — forced to flee in the face of advancing British forces — moved to York, Pennsylvania.

In 1791, Mozart's opera "The Magic Flute" premiered in Vienna, Austria.

In 1846, Boston dentist William Morton used ether as an anesthetic for the first time as he extracted an ulcerated tooth from merchant Eben Frost.

In 1938, after co-signing the Munich Agreement allowing Nazi annexation of Czechoslovakia's Sudetenland, British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain said, "I believe it is peace for our time."

In 1939, the first college football game to be televised was shown on experimental station W2XBS in New York as Fordham University defeated Waynesburg College, 34-7.

In 1949, the Berlin Airlift came to an end.

In 1955, actor James Dean, 24, was killed in a two-car collision near Cholame, California.

In 1962, James Meredith, a black student, was escorted by federal marshals to the campus of the University of Mississippi, where he enrolled for classes the next day; Meredith's presence sparked rioting that claimed two lives. The National Farm Workers Association, founded by Cesar Chavez and a forerunner of the United Farm Workers, held its first meeting in Fresno, California.

In 1984, the mystery series "Murder, She Wrote," starring Angela Lansbury, premiered on CBS.

In 1986, the U.S. released accused Soviet spy Gennadiy Zakharov, one day after the Soviets released American journalist Nicholas Daniloff.

In 1997, France's Roman Catholic Church apologized for its silence during the systematic persecution and deportation of Jews by the pro-Nazi Vichy regime.

Ten years ago: President George W. Bush and Sen. John Kerry met at the University of Miami for their first presidential debate, with Kerry accusing Bush of a "colossal error in judgment" in ordering the invasion of Iraq and the president noting that Kerry had voted to authorize the military action. Bombs killed some three dozen children in Baghdad as U.S. troops handed out candy at a government-sponsored celebration. The House followed the Senate in decisively rejecting a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage. Vioxx, the heavily promoted arthritis drug, was pulled from the market by its maker after a study found it doubled the risk of heart attacks and strokes.

Five years ago: A powerful earthquake rocked western Indonesia, killing 1,115 people. A Soyuz spacecraft carrying Canadian circus tycoon Guy Laliberte (ghee lah-lee-behr-TAY') and two crew mates lifted off from Kazakhstan, headed for the International Space Station.

One year ago: Pope Francis announced during a meeting with cardinals that he would canonize two of his most influential predecessors, John Paul II and John XXIII, the following spring. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu implored President Barack Obama during a White House meeting to keep punishing sanctions in place against Iran over its nuclear programs.

Today's Birthdays: Nobel Peace Laureate Elie Wiesel (EL'-ee vee-ZEHL') is 86. Actress Angie Dickinson is 83. Singer Cissy Houston is 81. Singer Johnny Mathis is 79. Actor Len Cariou is 75. Singer Marilyn McCoo is 71. Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is 69. Pop singer Sylvia Peterson (The Chiffons) is 68. Actor Vondie Curtis-Hall is 64. Actress Victoria Tennant is 64. Actor John Finn is 62. Rock musician John Lombardo is 62. Singer Deborah Allen is 61. Actor Calvin Levels is 60. Actor Barry Williams is 60. Singer Patrice Rushen is 60. Actress Fran Drescher is 57. Country singer Marty Stuart is 56. Actress Debrah Farentino is 55. Rock musician Bill Rieflin (R.E.M.) is 54. Former Sen. Blanche Lincoln, D-Ark., is 54. Actress Crystal Bernard is 53. Actor Eric Stoltz is 53. Rapper-producer Marley Marl is 52. Country singer Eddie Montgomery (Montgomery-Gentry) is 51. Rock singer Trey Anastasio is 50. Actress Monica Bellucci is 50. Rock musician Robby Takac (TAY'-kak) (Goo Goo Dolls) is 50. Actress Lisa Thornhill is 48. Actress Andrea Roth is 47. Actor Silas Weir Mitchell is 45. Actor Tony Hale is 44. Actress Jenna Elfman is 43. Actor Ashley Hamilton is 40. Actress Marion Cotillard (koh-tee-YAHR') is 39. Actor Stark Sands is 36. Actor Mike Damus is 35. Tennis player Martina Hingis is 34. Olympic gold medal gymnast Dominique Moceanu (moh-chee-AH'-noo) is 33. Actress Lacey Chabert (shuh-BEHR') is 32. Actor Kieran Culkin is 32. Singer-rapper T-Pain is 30.

Thought for Today: "If you can't be a good example, then you'll just have to be a horrible warning." —

Attributed to Catherine the Great, Russian empress (1729-1796).
 

That's the news on KKIM, am 1000  New Mexico's Christian Heritage station!!

 
I'm Frank Haley   cjf,  … ……    The only hope for America is     2nd Chronicles  7:14.  

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