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Man found dead near Vail resort was longtime local resident

VAIL – The man found dead near the Vail Ski Resort has been identified as a 60-year-old longtime Vail resident. The body of Maldwyn “Maldy” George Zang was found Tuesday after a woman on a ski lift...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Endangered Mexican gray wolf found dead in Arizona

ALBUQUERQUE – Federal authorities are investigating the death of a Mexican gray wolf as wildlife managers prepare for an annual survey of the endangered species along the Arizona-New Mexico border....

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Albuquerque mayor plans to address city’s rape kit backlog

ALBUQUERQUE – Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller says he plans to issue an order for investigators to clear the backlog of untested rape kits in the city’s crime lab. Keller is expected to detail his...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Colorado man’s body found encased in concrete in crawl space

DENVER – A woman has been charged with murder after her father’s body was found encased in concrete in the crawl space under his home in a Denver suburb. KUSA-TV reported Tuesday that 69-year-old...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Body of man found in creek near base of Vail Ski Resort

VAIL – Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found near Vail Ski Resort. Police say a person reported seeing the man’s body in Gore Creek from a ski lift Tuesday morning....

DATE: Jan. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Budget rebound gives governor, lawmakers more options

SANTA FE – Criminal justice initiatives and state spending increases for public education, law enforcement, Medicaid and economic development are at the top of the agenda as lawmakers gather...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Analysts review factors fueling Albuquerque crime rate

SANTA FE – Analysts for the Legislative Finance Committee are undertaking a review of the criminal justice system in Bernalillo County – a jurisdiction that includes Albuquerque, where crime has...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Navajo Prep students win $10K for Gold King Mine spill study

FARMINGTON – Students at Navajo Preparatory School researching the lasting impacts of the 2015 Gold King Mine spill have won $10,000 for their work. The Farmington Daily Times reports seven...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Moms of boys have mixed emotions over misconduct saga

Of the many American women dismayed by the wave of sexual misconduct scandals, there’s a subgroup with distinctive hopes and fears: mothers of boys. Among them are women who have sought to raise...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Taking a look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

U.S. arrests spouse of Peruvian in refuge in Colorado church

BOULDER – The husband of a Peruvian immigrant living in a Colorado church to avoid deportation has been arrested by U.S. immigration agents. Eliseo Jurado-Fernandez, 30, was detained by immigration...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

U.S. poet laureate starts rural reading tour in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE – The U.S. poet laureate has embarked on the first of several trips to bring her poetry to rural pockets of the country where she says book festivals rarely take her. A tour of New...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World