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Today's News

  • North Mesa power restored

    The Department of Public Utilities reported a power outage in North Mesa at 9:18 this morning and crews restored power by 9:40. Crews are investigating the cause.

    Stay tuned to lamonitor.com for updates.

  • Colorado Fire Victims Return to Lost Homes
  • Today in History for June 26th
  • Widening Sex Scandal Rocks Texas Air Force Base
  • Dock Gives Way, Sending Bridal Party Into Lake

    A West Michigan wedding party ended up soaked after the dock on which they were standing gave way during a photo shoot. No one was injured in Saturday's plunge during the reception at Bay Pointe Inn on Gun Lake in Shelbyville.

  • State corporate campaign spending limits rejected

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday turned away a plea to revisit its 2-year-old campaign finance decision in the Citizens United case and instead struck down a Montana law limiting corporate campaign spending.

    The same five conservative justices in the Citizens United majority that freed corporations and labor unions to spend unlimited amounts in federal elections joined Monday to reverse a Montana court ruling upholding the state's century-old law. The four liberal justices dissented.

  • Raw Video: Playful Pup Meets Crab on Beach

    A two-year-old dachshund named Madeline discovered a new playmate on the beach in Pawleys Island, South Carolina. The rescue dog playfully chased a crab until it got close enough to the water where a wave quickly washed it out to sea.

  • Debby soaks Fla.; gov declares statewide emergency

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Practically parked off Florida's Gulf Coast since the weekend, Tropical Storm Debby raked the Tampa Bay area with high wind and heavy rain Monday in a drenching that could top 2 feet over the next few days and trigger widespread flooding.

    At least one person was killed Sunday by a tornado spun off by Debby in Florida, and Alabama authorities searched for a man who disappeared in the rough surf.

  • Nonprofits set to receive donations from LANS

    Nonprofit organizations will receive more than $180,000 from Los Alamos National Security, LLC during a recognition event beginning at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Fuller Lodge in downtown Los Alamos.

    LANS contributions are determined by the number of volunteer hours logged by Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) employees and retirees through an organization called VolunteerMatch.

    “The genuine care and commitment laboratory employees and retirees have for their communities are clearly demonstrated by the number of hours volunteered to these nonprofit organizations,” said Kurt Steinhaus, director of the Community Programs Office, which manages the Laboratory’s volunteer program.

  • High court rejects part of Arizona immigration law--Video Extra

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court threw out key provisions of Arizona's crackdown on illegal immigrants Monday but said a much-debated portion could go forward on checking the status of suspects who might appear to be in the U.S. illegally.

    The court upheld the "show me your papers" requirement that police check suspects' immigration status. Even there, though, the justices said the provision could be subject to additional legal challenges, and they removed some teeth by prohibiting officers from arresting people on immigration charges.