Comission submits list to President Bush

Gina Holland: The Associated PressBy Gina Holland WASHINGTON — The base closing commission submitted its recommendations to the White House on Thursday night after withdrawing proposed changes at an Air National Guard base in Connecticut. What was to have been a routine paperwork delivery of those proposals to President Bush was threatened by a cross-country […]

Execution chances generally are low

By David Irvin: Freedom Newspapers The 9th Judicial District Attorney’s office announced Tuesday prosecutors will seek the death penalty against Jerry Fuller and Stanley Bedford, who are accused of kidnapping and killing an elderly Portales couple earlier this year. The chances the two Portales men will actually be executed if convicted is low, officials with […]