Category: Articles

Article: Sold for Sex: Sex trafficking plagues New Mexico women, but no one’s sure how many

Article: Sold for Sex: Sex trafficking plagues New Mexico women, but no one’s sure how many

From the Santa Fe Reporter In 2015, Dallas Grassbaugh was 23, homeless and supporting a debilitating drug habit by selling her body for sex. Then she met Shane Roach. She’d already escaped two sex traffickers by then, and Roach, an aspiring hip-hop artist from Albuquerque, promised he could help and protect her. Roach bought her…

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Article: Woman accused of pointing gun at car

Article: Woman accused of pointing gun at car

From the Las Vegas Optic Las Vegas Police arrested a 19-year-old woman after witnesses say she pointed a 9 mm pistol at four people inside a car. Tenielle J. Martinez of Las Vegas was charged with four felony counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The incident occurred late in the evening of March…

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Profile: Toni L. Coleman Carter

Profile: Toni L. Coleman Carter

From the Idaho Business Review As the Inclusion & Diversity Strategy Director for Idaho National Laboratory, Toni L. Coleman Carter collaborates with business leaders and strategic partners to foster cultures that are inclusive. Carter is also a dedicated philanthropist, supporting organizations like the Precious Gift of Hope Foundation, Chariti Home Ministries and the YMCA Learning…

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Profile: Shavonna Case

Profile: Shavonna Case

From the Idaho Business Review Shavonna Case grew up on a family farm in Washington state, and shortly after graduating high school, she moved to Seattle to, as she puts it, “change the world.” “I quickly realized I had no idea how to proceed,” she says. But when Case began working a temporary position at…

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Profile: Odette Bolano

Profile: Odette Bolano

From the Idaho Business Review Odette Bolano says her immigrant parents did everything they could to make sure their children were cared for, loved and had the education that would allow them to excel in their adult lives. These values have allowed Bolano to succeed in life, and as the president and CEO of Saint…

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Profile: Diane Bevan

Profile: Diane Bevan

From the Idaho Business Review Diane Bevan learned the value of hard work growing up on a small family farm in rural Oklahoma. And as the tallest of six siblings—all girls—Bevan often wore her sisters’ hand-me-downs, which forced her to learn the valuable skill of sewing. Though born of necessity, it’s a skill Bevan is…

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Article: Apparent road rage incident ends with 15-year-old shot in the head

Article: Apparent road rage incident ends with 15-year-old shot in the head

From the Las Vegas Optic A high-speed car chase through the streets of west Las Vegas culminated in a 15-year-old boy being airlifted to Albuquerque with a gunshot wound to the head, and a Las Vegas man facing multiple felony charges. Leopoldo J. Jaramillo III, 30, was booked into the San Miguel County Detention Center…

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