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Article: Police arrive on Bridge Street with guns drawn, arrest man

Article: Police arrive on Bridge Street with guns drawn, arrest man

From the Las Vegas Optic Las Vegas Police responded to a business in the 100 block of Bridge Street with guns drawn after receiving a call about a man pointing a handgun at people. LVPD officers confronted 32-year-old Alfonso H. Garduño on Dec. 3 around 3:30 p.m. in the breezeway of a building on Bridge…

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Article: Man arrested after threatening to kill his family

Article: Man arrested after threatening to kill his family

From the Las Vegas Optic A Las Vegas man was charged with two felonies and multiple misdemeanors after threatening to kill himself and his family. Joseph L. Garcia, 58, was charged with two felony counts of false imprisonment, two misdemeanor counts of assault against a household member and misdemeanor aggravated battery against a household member.…

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Article: West board considers expanding college credit program

Article: West board considers expanding college credit program

From the Las Vegas Optic West Las Vegas Schools Principal Angelo Archuleta addressed the district’s Board of Education at its regular meeting Nov. 8 seeking support to expand the district’s dual credit program. Under agreements with Luna Community College and New Mexico Highlands University that allow, WLV high school students can enroll college courses while…

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Article: Espinoza wins Mora sheriff seat; Sanchez cruises to take House District 40 seat

Article: Espinoza wins Mora sheriff seat; Sanchez cruises to take House District 40 seat

From the Las Vegas Optic In the race for Mora County Sheriff, Democrat Amos J. Espinoza defeated Republican Manuel J. Martinez. Espinoza captured 1,302 votes, or 56 percent, to Martinez’s 1,005 votes, or about 44 percent. “I’d like to thank my opponent for running a nice, clean race. He worked really hard at it,” Espinoza…

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Article: City Schools tables talk of new bus

Article: City Schools tables talk of new bus

From the Las Vegas Optic While much of the Oct. 18 meeting of the Las Vegas City Schools Board of Education was dedicated to hearing a proposal from Mayor Tonita Gurulé-Girón about using a school building as a temporary homeless shelter, the board also weighed a proposal to replace one of the district’s three activities…

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Article: Cleared for takeoff: A pair of seniors prepare to record their first rap album

Article: Cleared for takeoff: A pair of seniors prepare to record their first rap album

From the Las Vegas Optic Fans of the Robertson High School Cardinals have likely heard “Fly with the Birds,” a hip-hop song written and performed by RHS seniors Andres Garcia and Jake Gamel. It’s been played at several Robertson sporting events, and the duo has even performed the song live for fellow students. Garcia and…

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Article: Man held on murder charges following fatal shooting of Rociada man

Article: Man held on murder charges following fatal shooting of Rociada man

From the Las Vegas Optic A man is being held without bond following the fatal shooting of 46-year-old Roman Lucero of Rociada. William R. Daniels, 60, was arrested Saturday night following an investigation by New Mexico State Police and is being held at the San Miguel County Detention Center on an open count of second-degree…

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