New Mexico coach files defamation lawsuit against Albuquerque lawyer

Locksley files defamation suit against lawyer

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico coach Mike Locksley has filed a defamation lawsuit against an Albuquerque lawyer, the latest round in a legal tug-of-war that is overshadowing preseason workouts.

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Suspect in killing of Kan. college student who was also a porn model ordered to stand trial

Suspect ordered to trial in death of porn model

EL DORADO, Kan. — A man accused of killing a Kansas college student who led a secret life as an Internet porn model pleaded not guilty to her murder Tuesday.

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Las Vegas Strip bomb jury to face complicated trial pitting defendants against each other

Complications emerge in Las Vegas Strip bomb case

LAS VEGAS — Just off work, Willebaldo Dorantes Antonio entered a parking lot outside a Las Vegas Strip resort when he spotted what looked to be a plastic foam cup left thoughtlessly atop his car.

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Witness says Kan. student who was also a porn model left bar with man accused of killing her

Witness tells of night out before porn model death

EL DORADO, Kan. — A Kansas college student who led a secret life as an Internet porn model spent the evening she disappeared with her friends at various bars, where she was seen leaving with the man accused of killing her, witnesses testified Tuesday.

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Grupo Mexico offers $2.2B in cash for bankrupt Arizona mining company Asarco LLC

Grupo Mexico raises cash offer for Asarco to $2.2B

DENVER — A Mexican mining company raised its offer for Asarco LLC to $2.2 billion in cash Monday in an attempt to wrest control of the bankrupt Arizona mining company from a rival bidder in India.

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Indictment says Mexican drug ring killed 9 in San Diego, kidnapped others

17 indicted in San Diego murder-kidnap ring

SAN DIEGO — Members of a group of Mexican drug traffickers have been indicted in the murders of nine people in the San Diego area — including two victims whose bodies were dissolved in acid, authorities announced Thursday.

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Officials: Heroin busts show growing California problem

Officials: Heroin busts show California problem

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Recent large heroin seizures show a resurgence of the drug in California unseen since the early 1970s, law enforcement officials said Thursday.

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Fla. hospital defends deportation of brain-injured Guatemalan patient without health insurance

Fla. hospital defends secretly deporting patient

STUART, Fla. — All sides agree on one thing in the strange case of a South Florida hospital that secretly repatriated a seriously brain injured patient back to Guatemala.

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Honduras rebuffs top diplomat in ultimatum to restore president or face sanctions

Honduras rejects OAS appeal to restore president

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Honduras’ Supreme Court has rejected an ultimatum to restore ousted President Manuel Zelaya to power.

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Powerful weaponry of Mexican drug cartels now being found in Northwest; 31 arrested in busts

Powerful weapons found in Northwest drug raids

SEATTLE — Federal agents busted a drug-trafficking ring that distributed methamphetamine and cocaine from Mexico in Washington state and carried unusually powerful weaponry, injecting a dangerous new factor into drug crime in the region.

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