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

Expert says Colorado flu season could be nearing its peak

DENVER – A Colorado doctor says the state’s heavy flu season is far from finished, but might be near its peak. The Denver Post reported Thursday that state epidemiologist Dr. Rachel Herlihy says...

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

Colorado deputy injured in shooting released from ICU

BOULDER – A Colorado deputy who was injured in a New Year’s Eve shooting that left a fellow deputy dead has been released from an intensive care unit. Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Cmdr. Mike...

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

U.S. says snow-loving lynx no longer need special protection

BILLINGS, Mont. – Wildlife officials in the United States declared Canada lynx recovered on Thursday and said the snow-loving wild cats no longer need special protections following steps to...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Colorado DUI patrols turn out 10,000 arrests in 2017

FORT COLLINS – Colorado officials say the state’s campaign to curb impaired driving turned out more than 10,000 arrests in 2017. The Coloradoan reported Wednesday that the arrests were made during...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Gov. Martinez wants broader legal immunity for police

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Gov. Susana Martinez’s proposal to grant broader immunity to police in use-of-force lawsuits is being met with criticism from attorneys and others on both sides of the debate....

DATE: Jan. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

No progress in meeting on pot between Gardner, Sessions

DENVER – There’s no progress reported in talks between Colorado’s Republican senator and the Republican Attorney General over marijuana policy. Sen. Cory Gardner met with Attorney General Jeff...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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