Republican TV meteorologist joins New Mexico Senate race

ALBUQUERQUE – Mark Ronchetti, an Albuquerque meteorologist who is one of New Mexico’s most popular television figures, announced Tuesday that is joining the race for U.S. Senate in New Mexico,...

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

Man fatally shot during encounter with Albuquerque police

ALBUQUERQUE – At least one Albuquerque police officer fatally shot a man who allegedly was waving a handgun in the air while crossing a street, police said. Officers were on patrol on in the area...

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

Company to shut down inactive New Mexico uranium mine

GRANTS, N.M. – A Texas-based company won’t resume operations at an inactive uranium mine and instead plans to begin an estimated 16 months of closure activity to reclaim the site in western New...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Finding new ways to engage with language in New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Jimmie Barber spoke Spanish at home before arriving at El Camino Real Academy in Santa Fe. The third grader now jokes with friends in English and Spanish. That’s because the...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Santa Fe police waiting on audit of troubled evidence room

SANTA FE – Santa Fe police’s poor handling of its evidence room may have affected several cases. But just how many remains a mystery. The department is awaiting the results of an evidence room...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico settles 2017 medical cannabis lawsuit for $69K

SANTA FE – Officials at a New Mexico event venue have agreed to settle a lawsuit with a medical cannabis producer over what type of products could be displayed at the state fair. Expo New Mexico...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Latina author organizes book drive for migrant families

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) – A good book can take a reader on a journey, but for migrants on an actual journey a book can also uplift, entertain and inspire. New Mexico author Denise Chavez created...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

New Mexico state senator challenger also has DWI conviction

ESPAÑOLA, N.M. – A leading challenger of an embattled New Mexico state senator convicted of drunken driving has acknowledged he also has a DWI conviction from his younger years. Rio Arriba County...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Animal advocacy groups file complaints about New Mexico lab

ALBUQUERQUE – Animal advocacy groups have filed complaints with federal officials about the treatment of monkeys and other animals at a research facility in New Mexico. The Ohio-based group Stop...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Man sentenced to life plus 15 years in 2008 cartel killing

ALBUQUERQUE – A man extradited to the United States from Mexico in 2015 to stand trial in a 2008 killing for a drug cartel was sentenced Friday to life plus 15 years in prison. A state District...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico now considering energy efficiency of office space

SANTA FE – The state of New Mexico is now considering the energy efficiency of buildings when leasing office space. The General Services Department made the announcement Tuesday, saying it will...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

$8B needed in transportation repairs on Navajo Nation

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Transportation officials for the Navajo Nation have reported it would take 116 years and $7.9 billion to meet current infrastructure needs. Officials from the Navajo Nation...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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