New Mexico overflow facility remains locked as cases spike

ALBUQUERQUE – An alternate care overflow facility in New Mexico designed to house coronavirus patients has remained locked and unused as hospitals across the state are increasingly slammed. The...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico tax preparer admits reporting false information

ALBUQUERQUE – Federal prosecutors say a northern New Mexico tax preparer faces up to six years in prison after pleading guilty to two counts of aiding and abetting the preparation of false income...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Report: New Mexico’s outdoor economy growing faster than US

SANTA FE – New Mexico’s outdoor recreation economy is outpacing the industry’s growth nationwide, but state officials said Wednesday that there’s more work that could be done to help the industry...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

New Mexico appoints leader to health agency amid virus surge

SANTA FE – New Mexico is tapping a public health expert from the University of New Mexico to lead its Health Department amid surging rates of coronavirus infection and hospitalizations. Physician...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Border Patrol apprehends 41 migrants in southern New Mexico

SANTA TERESA, N.M. – The U.S. Border Patrol says 41 migrants were apprehended after getting off a bus on the Mexican side and then crossing into southern New Mexico while other people threw objects...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico county advances plan for 200 deputy body cameras

ALBUQUERQUE – County officials in New Mexico have approved an agreement with a software company to procure body-worn cameras and vehicle recording units for about 200 sheriff’s deputies. The...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Election revives recreational pot initiatives in New Mexico

SANTA FE – State legislators are rekindling efforts to open New Mexico to recreational marijuana production and sales, with an emphasis on economic opportunity amid the turmoil of the coronavirus...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Santa Fe schools end in-person learning experiment

SANTA FE – Santa Fe Public Schools is ending a short-lived soft opening of in-person learning as the coronavirus pandemic hobbles the state. “I am announcing today a hiatus of our volunteer hybrid...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Albuquerque police: Worker shot trying to detain shoplifter

ALBUQUERQUE – Albuquerque police say a department store loss prevention officer was hospitalized in stable condition after being shot while attempting to detain a suspected shoplifter. The shooting...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico again reports nearly 1,300 additional COVID-19 cases

SANTA FE – New Mexico on Saturday for the second day in a row reported nearly 1,300 additional COVID-19 cases and 16 additional deaths. Officials said there are 1,287 additional cases, a one-day...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico man drowns trying to save dog

SANTA FE – A New Mexico man has drowned while attempting to retrieve his dog from a pond. Police Chief Freddie Trujillo said the Santa Fe man was seen heading into the pond at the Hilton Santa Fe...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Legislature may meet in convention center amid pandemic

SANTA FE – New Mexico legislators are grappling with the public health risks of convening their next session in January amid surging statewide rates of coronavirus infections and deaths. A panel of...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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