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Albuquerque homicides up 53 percent in 2015

ALBUQUERQUE – A crime wave in New Mexico’s largest city brought a rise in homicides in 2015, with early figures showing the number of killings in Albuquerque increased by about 53 percent compared...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico official: Illegal to keep names of marijuana producers secret

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas says health officials would be running afoul of open-record laws by withholding the names of those who apply to be licensed medical...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. finishes year with record wet weather

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico is finishing off the year without a single square mile mired by drought. The last bit of short-term drought was erased from the state in November thanks to near- and...

DATE: Dec. 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico works to unbury

ALBUQUERQUE – Crews worked to clear snow-covered roads Tuesday after a record winter storm trapped a New Mexico couple in a 12-foot snow drift for almost 20 hours, forced four newspapers to suspend...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico lawmakers may try again on Uber, Lyft bill

ALBUQUERQUE – After months of confusion over the regulation of ride-booking services like Uber and Lyft, a Republican House member wants lawmakers to reconsider a bill that could end a stalemate...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

In northern N.M., Los Alamos faces an uncertain future

LOS ALAMOS – Tucked into the mountains of northern New Mexico is one of the nation’s wealthiest counties, home to scientists, engineers and other contractors who have kept a federal laboratory that...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Recording suggests N.M. governor drunk at holiday party

SANTA FE – A recording from a police sergeant’s belt recorder suggests New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez was drunk the night officers responded to a noise complaint at a downtown hotel where she was...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Water monitoring plans may bring Four Corners together

Agreeing that collaboration is key, New Mexico environmental officials extended a hand in partnership to La Plata County during a Wednesday meeting about long-term water monitoring plans. Four...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico foresees limits on infrastructure spending

SANTA FE, N.M. – Falling state revenue from the energy sector will limit New Mexico’s efforts to improve public infrastructure next year, legislative analysts warned. New Mexico lawmakers have...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New operator for Navajo Mine

Bisti Fuels Co. will serve as the new operator for Navajo Mine in Farmington. Navajo Transitional Energy Co. made the announcement late Wednesday. Bisti Fuels is a subsidiary of Dallas-based North...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. monitor: No deal yet on Albuquerque use-of-force policy

ALBUQUERQUE – An independent monitor overseeing federally ordered changes to the Albuquerque Police Department said Thursday that police are at odds with his team over how to revamp the...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Endangered bat, cactuses subjects of new federal lawsuit

ALBUQUERQUE – Agricultural groups in New Mexico and Texas want two cactuses and a rare bat thrown off the federal endangered species list, according to a new lawsuit that says habitat requirements...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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