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Woman accused of DWI after hit-and-run crash with school bus

ESPANOLA – Authorities say the driver of a pickup involved in a hit-and-run crash with a school bus in northern New Mexico has been arrested for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. New...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Police: Man steals green chile burger after slapping victim

SANTA FE – A New Mexico man is facing charges after police say he randomly slapped a customer and then stole the man’s green chile cheeseburger before dashing away. Santa Fe police arrested...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Polygamous sect leader pleads guilty in escape, fraud case

SALT LAKE CITY – A polygamous sect leader recaptured after a year on the run has pleaded guilty in an escape and food-stamp fraud case. Lyle Jeffs pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court in Salt...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado’s rural school districts getting pinched in the teacher salary game

Human resources director Dan Porter spent the summer like you’d imagine a man in his position would, trying hard to hire employees. He started the season looking to fill 30 vacant positions and...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

7 Albuquerque officers earned $124K or more

ALBUQUERQUE – Seven Albuquerque beat police officers were among the city’s top 25 salary earners last year and made more than the mayor thanks to overtime, according to an analysis by The...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Ex-judge, wife may have died of carbon monoxide poisoning

DENVER – A former Colorado state senator and judge and his wife have been identified as the victims of possible carbon monoxide poisoning in their Denver home, officials said Tuesday. The bodies of...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico theater decides not play ‘Gone With the Wind’

ALBUQUERQUE – Albuquerque’s cultural services department called off a weekend screening of the classic movie “Gone With the Wind” at a city-owned theater because of concerns that it celebrated the...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Prosecutors say Front Range caseworker faked interview records

DENVER – A former caseworker faces forgery and other charges for false reporting interviews with victims, family members or witnesses in 12 cases of alleged child abuse or neglect, prosecutors said...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Interior chief urges shrinking 4 national monuments in West

WASHINGTON – Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that four large national monuments in the West be reduced in size, potentially opening up hundreds of thousands of acres of land revered...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Veteran Albuquerque TV reporter killed in helicopter crash

The Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE – A longtime reporter-videographer at an Albuquerque TV station has died after the news helicopter he was piloting crashed in central New Mexico, authorities said...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Grand Junction ticket wins $133.2 million Powerball jackpot

GRAND JUNCTION – A Powerball ticket sold in Grand Junction won the $133.2 million jackpot in Saturday’s drawing. Colorado Lottery officials say the ticket was purchased at the Lucky Me convenience...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Fort Collins family of 4 ID’d as victims of fatal plane crash

GLENWOOD SPRINGS – A Colorado family of four has been identified as the victims of a fatal small airplane crash. Relatives on Sunday said in a statement that 47-year-old Jeff Makepeace, his...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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