Separate trials for men accused in New Mexico triple murder

ALBUQUERQUE – Two men accused of a triple murder in northern New Mexico last year will have separate trials. Albuquerque TV station KRQE reports that a judge has agreed to sever the cases after...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico jail employee accused of bringing meth to work

SANTA FE – New Mexico deputies have arrested a Santa Fe County Jail corrections officer after he acknowledged bringing meth to work. Cohen Mangin was arrested and charged with bringing contraband...

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

Report: Albuquerque police complying with oversight policies

ALBUQUERQUE – The Albuquerque Police Department has implemented all the court-approved policies enforcing constitutional policing and preventing the use of excessive force, an independent monitor...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Task force meeting about Native American cases draws dozens

ALBUQUERQUE – Members of a New Mexico task force established to address the deaths and disappearances of Native American women said they want to hear from victims and their family members in the...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Wife of Española city councilman is convicted of voter fraud

ALBUQUERQUE – The wife of Española City Councilor Robert Seeds has been found guilty of tampering in the 2016 election in which her husband won a District 4 seat by two votes. A Rio Arriba County...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico voters approve $14M for homeless shelter

ALBUQUERQUE – A New Mexico mayor has prioritized a new centralized homeless shelter to replace an existing facility after residents voted to approve the project. The Albuquerque Journal reported...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Legislators revisit landmark energy law for New Mexico

SANTA FE – A landmark energy law designed to wean a sun-drenched state off coal-fired electricity and boost renewable power has not gone as planned for legislators who brokered a deal between...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New program seeks to lure nurses in New Mexico rural areas

ALBUQUERQUE – Presbyterian Healthcare Services and the University of New Mexico are teaming to lure nurses into some of the state’s most rural areas. The Albuquerque Journal reports the two health...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico town in oil boom to get new worker ‘camp’

JAL, N.M. – A small New Mexico town in the heart of the Permian Basin oil and gas boom is getting a new camp development to house oil workers. The Hobbs News-Sun reports Canada-based international...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Albuquerque faces ethics beef for pro-bond push on website

ALBUQUERQUE – A conservative-leaning group said it will file an ethics complaint against the city of Albuquerque for a pro-bond push posted on the city’s taxpayer-funded website. Rio Grande...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico farmer, writer starts a global garlic war

DIXON, N.M. (AP) – Among the residents of Dixon, New Mexico, Stanley Crawford has long been known as a gentleman farmer and a thoughtful man of letters. He’s the author of such books as “A Garlic...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

New Mexico agencies compete with private sector for workers

ALBUQUERQUE – Many New Mexico lawmakers say they want to build up the state government workforce, but the vacancy rate in the state’s executive branch has clung to about 22% even after pay raises...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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