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Zoo vandals let bobcat, raccoon briefly escape, police say

Jul. 7, 2019 5:27 PM EDT

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Police are searching for whoever cut locks and fencing on exhibits at a New Mexico zoo, allowing four animals, including a bobcat, to escape before they were quickly found nearby. Police in Roswell, New Mexico, say they discovered the vandalism after a visitor noticed cut fencing at...

New Mexico city famous for UFO event trademarks new logo

Jun. 12, 2019 12:26 AM EDT

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico city known for its proximity to arguably the most famous UFO event in the United States has trademark protection for its alien-inspired logo. The city of Roswell said Tuesday it received its requested trademark certification from the New Mexico Secretary of State's Office....

Officials clear fireworks after blast that hurt firefighters

Jun. 7, 2019 2:11 PM EDT

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Authorities are cleaning up the remaining fireworks at a New Mexico storage area where an explosion earlier this week critically injured two firefighters who were moving the material for an upcoming show. The city of Roswell said Friday that the decommissioning process would result in...

12 firefighters injured in fireworks explosion in New Mexico

Jun. 5, 2019 7:24 PM EDT

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A dozen firefighters were injured in an explosion at a fireworks storage area in eastern New Mexico. State police and officials with the city of Roswell say the blast happened around noon Wednesday at the Roswell International Air Center as firefighters were boxing fireworks for an...