Border Patrol arrests 290 migrants near port in New Mexico

ANTELOPE WELLS, N.M. – U.S. Border Patrol agents have arrested 290 Central Americans who entered the country illegally near a port of entry in a remote area of southwestern New Mexico. Customs and...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. state police: Hundreds of pounds of pot seized in Gallup

GALLUP – State authorities say they seized nearly 1,000 pounds of marijuana and drug paraphernalia in two days at a western New Mexico stop. New Mexico State Police said Friday that the drugs were...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico opens museums to furloughed federal workers

SANTA FE – New Mexico is offering furloughed federal employees and their families free admission to state-run museums and historic sites. Department of Cultural Affairs Secretary Debra Garcia y...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

No guns allowed in gallery during New Mexico joint sessions

SANTA FE –The New Mexico Legislature is prohibiting people from carrying guns in the House gallery during Tuesday’s opening session Tuesday and any other joint sessions of the two legislative...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Mayor: Albuquerque has cleared half its rape kit backlog

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Albuquerque police have made inroads into clearing the city’s rape kit backlog, with forensic investigators this year submitting roughly half – or nearly 2,900 total – of those...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Traces of Spanish conquistador found at New Mexico site

ALBUQUERQUE – An ongoing metal detector survey of the Coronado Historic Site in Bernalillo has uncovered evidence that Spanish conquistador Francisco Vazquez de Coronado explored the area,...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo Technical University gets funding for manufacturing school

Navajo Technical University, based in Crownpoint, New Mexico, has been awarded a $3.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to establish a Center for Advanced Manufacturing. The...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo Nation certifies general election results

FARMINGTON – Officials on the Navajo Nation have certified results from the tribe’s general election. The final counts show Vice President Jonathan Nez won the tribal presidency with 41,261 votes....

DATE: Dec. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajos seek court order to fix signatures on early ballots

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Navajo Nation is seeking a court order to allow tribal members to fix problems with signatures on early ballots in Arizona’s general election – a request that could delay the...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Work on film underway in New Mexico

SANTA FE – The feature film “Rattlesnake” is being filmed at a handful of locations around northern New Mexico. The New Mexico Film Office said Tuesday that the work will continue through...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

EPA asks courts to toss Navajo Nation’s lawsuit over Gold King Mine spill

The U.S. Department of Justice, on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency, has asked that a federal court dismiss a lawsuit filed by members of the Navajo Nation seeking repayment of damages...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Deputy cleared in fatal McElmo Canyon shootout, then is fired

A U.S. attorney has cleared a Montezuma County sheriff’s deputy who killed a man during a shootout in McElmo Canyon in February, but the deputy has been fired for violating department policy. Sgt....

DATE: Oct. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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