Albuquerque officer fatally shoots man involved in dispute

ALBUQUERQUE – An Albuquerque police officer fatally shot a man who had earlier fired a gun during an altercation stemming from a domestic dispute Friday night, a Police Department statement said....

DATE: April 17, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Southern New Mexico national forest sets fire restrictions

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. – The Lincoln National Forest in southern New Mexico is restricting campfires and other potential starters of wildfires because of high fire danger tied to ongoing drought...

DATE: April 17, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico COVID-19 cases tick up as death toll tops 4K

ALBUQUERQUE – The number of new COVID-19 cases is ticking up again in New Mexico as the death toll reached another milestone Friday. State health officials reported that four more people have died...

DATE: April 16, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

‘Secret prom’ puts Las Cruces school back on remote learning

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – A Las Cruces high school returned to remote learning on Friday as the school district in New Mexico’s second most populous city investigates a recent off-campus “secret prom”...

DATE: April 16, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico health secretary, experts push vaccine message

ALBUQUERQUE – Combating misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines and tapping into networks of community health providers, faith leaders and other local organizers to share more public health...

DATE: April 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico school district wants 20,000 youths vaccinated

SANTA FE – Albuquerque Public Schools said 50 students have received shots as part of a pilot program to promote vaccines for teenagers. State residents aged 16 and older became eligible for the...

DATE: April 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico governor signs bill to require paid sick leave

SANTA FE – New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed legislation Thursday requiring that employers throughout the state provide paid sick leave to workers. Signed Thursday, the...

DATE: April 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Business

Farmington man surprised he faces charges in Capitol riot

ALBUQUERQUE – A Farmington man arrested for his acknowledged presence inside the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot says he is surprised that he now faces criminal charges. Shawn Bradley Witzemann...

DATE: April 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico leads US Southwest in broadband needs

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico has the highest percentage of residents in the U.S. Southwest without adequate broadband internet service, a problem highlighted Monday by the Biden administration as it...

DATE: April 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Business

Records: New Mexico governor settles harassment allegation

SANTA FE – New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s political committee has paid at least $62,500 to settle allegations by a former campaign employee who says he was sexually harassed by the...

DATE: April 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico issues 10-year plan for boosting forest health

ALBUQUERQUE – Restoring forests, using fire as a management tool and getting more buy-in from private landowners are among the strategies outlined in New Mexico’s latest forest action plan. The...

DATE: April 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Lawsuit notice filed in fatal shooting of New Mexico officer

ALBUQUERQUE – The wife of a New Mexico State Police officer fatally shot in the line of duty in February has filed a tort claim notice with the state seeking damages, one of the first steps in...

DATE: April 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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