Police escort to take place Thursday morning for Lea County Sheriff

Police escort to take place Thursday morning for Lea County Sheriff

LEA COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) – In just hours, law enforcement is expected to escort the body of Lea County Sheriff Steve Ackerman from Albuquerque back to Lovington.

This as investigators look into the cause of the crash that killed him on a New Mexico highway.

Multiple agencies from across the state including Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office, the Albuquerque Police Department and New Mexico State…

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1 Killed, 5 Wounded In Chicago Shootings On Wednesday

1 Killed, 5 Wounded In Chicago Shootings On Wednesday

CHICAGO (CBS) — A man was shot dead and five more people were wounded in separate attacks Wednesday on the South and West sides of Chicago.

The killing happened about 9:20 a.m. in the Austin neighborhood, where someone walked up to a 34-year-old man sitting in the driver’s seat of a vehicle parked in the 4700 block of West Flournoy, and shot him in the abdomen and the arm, according to Chicago…

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Man Charged With DUI, Reckless Homicide For Fatal Dekalb Crash

Man Charged With DUI, Reckless Homicide For Fatal Dekalb Crash

CHICAGO (CBS) — A west suburban man has been charged with DUI and reckless homicide for a crash that left one man dead Tuesday evening in DeKalb.

The four-vehicle crash involving a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado, a 1995 Ford F-150, a 2000 Ford Taurus and a 2002 Hyundai Elantra happened at 7:18 p.m. on Illinois Route 38 east of Peace Road, according to the DeKalb County sheriff’s office.

The driver of…

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Man Shot, Seriously Wounded In Austin Robbery

Man Shot, Seriously Wounded In Austin Robbery

CHICAGO (CBS) — A man was shot and seriously wounded during an Austin neighborhood robbery early Thursday on the West Side.

The 50-year-old was outside warming his car about 4:15 a.m. in the 5000 block of West Ohio when two people walked up, pulled him out of his vehicle and announced a robbery, according to Chicago Police.

The suspects took $100 from the victim then shot him in the leg before…

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San Francisco GOP Member In DC For Trump Inauguration

San Francisco GOP Member In DC For Trump Inauguration

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SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – While there may be more people from the Bay Area going to Washington to protest the swearing-in of Donald Trump as president than to celebrate, some local Republicans have traveled to DC to witness the inauguration.

Hilary Hagenbuch, a political consultant, president of the local Young Republicans, and vice chair of the San Francisco GOP, is among those making the trip to…

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Sonoma County Courtrooms Closed As Workers Go On Strike

Sonoma County Courtrooms Closed As Workers Go On Strike

SANTA ROSA (CBS SF) – A strike by Sonoma County Superior Court workers has shut down nearly all the courtrooms in the Law and Justice Center and Civil and Family Law courthouses in Santa Rosa Wednesday morning.

Several dozen members of Service Employees International Union Local 1021, which includes court clerks, interpreters and legal processors, picketed at the main Law and Justice Center…

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NASA: Earth Sets Hottest Year Record

NASA: Earth Sets Hottest Year Record

WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth sizzled to a third-straight record hot year in 2016, government scientists said Wednesday. They mostly blame man-made global warming with help from a natural El Nino, which has since disappeared.

Measuring global temperatures in slightly different ways, NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced that last year passed 2015 as the hottest year on…

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How The Swim Move Will Change The Sales Game For Your Business

How The Swim Move Will Change The Sales Game For Your Business

 
Good sales people, like successful generals and athletes, know that sometimes charging full speed ahead at a problem or being too quick and too confidant can lead to defeat, which in business means failing to close the deal. Many prospective clients do not want an unqualified “yes” to the questions they ask, but a more thoughtful and unique answer. To get there, many of the best sales people do…

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Orlando Gunman’s Widow Pleads Not Guilty To Aiding Attack, Lying To Investigators

Orlando Gunman’s Widow Pleads Not Guilty To Aiding Attack, Lying To Investigators

OAKLAND (CBS SF/AP) — The widow of the Orlando nightclub gunman pleaded not guilty Wednesday to helping her husband plan and carry out the attack that left 49 people dead last June and later misleading investigators.

Noor Salman, 30, entered the plea in the courtroom of U.S. Magistrate Judge Donna Ryu Wednesday morning. Eventually the court proceedings are expected to move to Florida, where…

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Former President George H.W. Bush In ICU; Wife Also Hospitalized

Former President George H.W. Bush In ICU; Wife Also Hospitalized

HOUSTON (CBS / AP) – A spokesman for former President George H.W. Bush says Bush has been admitted to the intensive care unit at Houston’s Methodist Hospital to address a respiratory problem from pneumonia.

Spokesman Jim McGrath says Bush’s wife, Barbara Bush, also has been hospitalized as a precaution after experiencing fatigue and coughing.

McGrath says the 92-year-old former president was…

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