New Mexico

Traffic lane dispute led to shooting of 4-year-old

ALBUQUERQUE – Alan Garcia had just picked up his two children from school when it happened. He was trying to get off a freeway and another car forced him out of his lane. Garcia gestured toward the...

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

Ex-convict charged in shooting of N.M. police officer

ALBUQUERQUE – An ex-convict was charged Thursday in the shooting of an Albuquerque police officer who was in critical condition after being wounded outside a pharmacy during a traffic stop,...

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

Police detain N.M. man in shooting of 4-year-old

ALBUQUERQUE – Police detained a man on Wednesday in connection with the road-rage killing of a 4-year-old girl who was shot in the backseat of her father’s truck after he picked up her and her...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico releases monitoring plan after Gold King Mine spill

ALBUQUERQUE – Extensive soil and water sampling would be done along the Animas River in northwestern New Mexico and residents would be recruited to assess the level of heavy metals in their urine...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. ranch OK with filming despite ‘Maze Runner’ rumors

ALBUQUERQUE – The manager of a private New Mexico ranch says he will continue to let movie productions film at the site after a studio squelched rumors that actors stole American Indian artifacts...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Lawsuit claiming DEA paid N.M. man in crack tossed

ALBUQUERQUE, – A lawsuit filed by a New Mexico man who says federal agents wrongfully supplied him with crack cocaine, reigniting his addiction to the drug, was dismissed Wednesday by a federal...

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

Officer may lose job in homeless man’s death

ALBUQUERQUE – An officer charged with murder in the on-duty shooting death of a homeless man is expected to soon face a hearing to decide his fate with the Albuquerque Police Department, where he...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. auditor questions former sheriff’s spending

ALBUQUERQUE – A lack of internal controls and oversight in the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office allowed several officers to alter their hours and claim more than $130,000 in overtime pay from...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Lawmakers to discuss impeaching N.M. official

ALBUQUERQUE – Democratic leaders in the House of Representatives on Monday raised the possibility of impeachment proceedings against New Mexico’s top elections official after allegations of fraud,...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

School dedicated for ‘forgotten’ Mexican-American scholar

ALBUQUERQUE – Decades after leaving New Mexico in disgrace, a noted Mexican-American scholar and key figure in school desegregation got a school dedicated in his honor in his hometown of...

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

Drought done, but N.M. utilities push for conservation

ALBUQUERQUE – Water managers across New Mexico aren’t giving up on their push for residents to conserve water even though severe drought has disappeared. For the first time in more than four years,...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Prosecutors face challenge convicting N.M. police officers

ALBUQUERQUE – Prosecutors will have a tough time winning murder convictions against a New Mexico police officer and a retired detective in the on-duty killing of a homeless man – despite video that...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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