New Mexico invests millions to bolster census participation

SANTA FE – New Mexico launched a multimillion-dollar effort Tuesday to ensure an accurate census count of its heavily Hispanic and Native American population, as the U.S. Supreme Court heard...

DATE: April 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Mail carrier fatally shot in New Mexico, teen suspect sought

ALBUQUERQUE – An on-duty mail carrier for the Postal Service was shot and killed in a New Mexico neighborhood after intervening in a dispute between a 17-year-old and his mother, police said...

DATE: April 23, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

Dinosaur National Monument recognized as dark sky park

JENSEN, Utah – A national monument known for dinosaur fossils has also been named one of the world’s best places to view the stars. Officials at Dinosaur National Monument say the landmark has been...

DATE: April 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

State Supreme Court to decide on large-capacity magazine ban

DENVER – Colorado’s highest court is set to decide whether a law banning gun magazines that hold more than 15 rounds violates a person’s state constitutional right to bear arms. The Denver Post ...

DATE: April 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Migrant funding proposal put before Albuquerque City Council

ALBUQUERQUE – An Albuquerque city councilor is proposing a $250,000 emergency fund for the city to assist migrants released by the U.S. Border Patrol. The resolution sponsored by City Councilor Pat...

DATE: April 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Militia leader said members were training to kill Obama, Clinton and Soros, FBI says

The leader of an armed militia that scours the southern border for undocumented migrants had once claimed his group was training to assassinate Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and billionaire...

DATE: April 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado lawmakers OK bill to develop state insurance option

DENVER – Colorado’s House has sent to the governor a bill to develop a state-run health insurance option. The bill directs state agencies to recommend a plan to compete with private insurance plans...

DATE: April 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Air Force spends $125M cleaning up New Mexico jet fuel spill

ALBUQUERQUE – The Air Force says it has spent $125 million so far cleaning up thousands of tons of soil and millions of gallons of water contaminated by jet fuel at a base bordering New Mexico’s...

DATE: April 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado Supreme Court upholds attempted murder conviction

DENVER – The Colorado Supreme Court has upheld the attempted murder conviction of a man who is on death row for the related killing of a state senator’s son. The Denver Post reports that the court...

DATE: April 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

2020 could disrupt New Mexico’s all-male Senate lineage

SANTA FE – A woman is knocking on the door of an enduring boys’ club in New Mexico politics, as Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver signals her interest in the 2020 race for U.S. Senate. She...

DATE: April 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico utility says it will be emissions-free by 2040

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico’s largest electric provider set a goal Monday aimed at going emissions-free as early as 2040, winning praise from the state’s top Democratic leaders and environmental...

DATE: April 22, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 38 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

Denver police investigating ammunition brought to school

DENVER – Police in Denver are investigating after a student brought ammunition to school. Officer Vina Maciel said the ammunition was found in the student’s pocket at Hill Middle School on Monday,...

DATE: April 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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