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New Mexico, Colorado get fired up over hot peppers

ALBUQUERQUE – “It’s on!” New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham says she’s ready for a culinary duel with her neighbors to the north after the governor of Colorado proclaimed on social media that...

DATE: July 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Tribes gain direct access to FBI sex offender registry

ALBUQUERQUE – Dozens of tribes now have direct access to the FBI’s National Sex Offender Registry as tribal authorities try to combat high rates of sexual violence, federal officials said Thursday....

DATE: July 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado abuse hotline emails went unchecked for 4 years

DENVER – A Colorado state email account that was created to report suspected child abuse and neglect went unchecked for over four years, and five possible cases that were undiscovered until May are...

DATE: July 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

White man indicted in killing of black teen over rap music

PHOENIX – An Arizona prosecutor says a grand jury has returned an indictment charging a white man with first-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of a black youth for playing rap music he said he...

DATE: July 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado center apologizes for not addressing misconduct

DENVER – A Colorado meditation center run by a Buddhist organization has apologized for a failure to address sexual misconduct and other abuse. The Denver Post reports that the Shambhala Mountain...

DATE: July 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

FCC approves priority window for tribes to expand broadband

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Federal Communications Commission has approved a priority filing window for tribes to obtain licenses that could boost internet service in rural communities. The commission...

DATE: July 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Forest official upholds cancellation of grazing permit

ALBUQUERQUE – A regional official with the U.S. Forest Service has upheld the cancellation of a grazing permit belonging to a New Mexico rancher who killed an endangered Mexican gray wolf....

DATE: July 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Report finds pilot at fault in crash killing Colorado family

DENVER – A National Transportation Safety Board investigation has determined that pilot error likely caused a plane crash that killed a Colorado family of four. The Colorado Sun reported Wednesday...

DATE: July 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado, Wyoming crews will help fight Canadian wildfires

DENVER – Firefighters from Colorado and Wyoming will help battle wildfires burning in Canada. One hundred firefighters from five crews – three from Colorado and two from Wyoming – left Denver on a...

DATE: July 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Wyoming wolf confirmed to be roaming in northern Colorado

DENVER – Wildlife officials have confirmed at least one gray wolf from Wyoming was spotted in northern Colorado. Colorado Parks and Wildlife said Wednesday the animal reported near Walden in...

DATE: July 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Driver escapes injury when saguaro cactus pierces windshield

TUCSON, Ariz. – Arizona authorities say a driver escaped injury when his car’s windshield was pierced by the trunk of a saguaro cactus during a wreck Wednesday on the outskirts of Tucson. Pima...

DATE: July 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Killing of black teen over rap music complaint sparks outrage

PHOENIX – Hundreds of people, including a presidential candidate, spoke out on Twitter this week after a 17-year-old black youth was killed at suburban convenience store, allegedly by a white man...

DATE: July 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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