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New Mexico sheriff says body cam video unfair to officers

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The sheriff of New Mexico's most populous county will not require his deputies to use body cameras because he said...

Kids have friends the court

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Looking adorable is only part of the job description. Also required is the ability to remain calm in public spaces and...

New Mexico Legislature seeks anti-harassment training

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico lawmakers are likely to go through sexual harassment prevention training for the first time in more than...

State Rep. Nick Salazar announces retirement plans

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — After serving in the state House for more than four decades, State Rep. Nick Salazar says he plans to retire...

New Mexico mom arrested after kids test positive for meth

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico mother is facing child abuse charges after her two children tested positive for methamphetamine. Las Cruces police...

Tribal leaders take aim at oil and gas development

BERNALILLO, N.M. (AP) — Native American activists and tribal leaders from around New Mexico are joining the chorus of environmentalists who have been fighting...

Northwestern New Mexico community no longer must boil water

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A boil-water advisory that marked the start of a water crisis in San Juan County more than a year ago...

Bernalillo County sheriff addresses fatal home shootout

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Bernalillo County sheriff says he doesn't know if deputies knew the mental health history of a man who died...

Council approves audit of court-appointed police monitor

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Albuquerque City Council has authorized an audit of the court-appointed monitor overseeing reform efforts for the city's police department. The...

Grandmother gets probation for drunken driving with baby

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Santa Fe woman was sentenced to three years of supervised probation after police say she drove while intoxicated...

Unions: Power plant contractors violating Navajo labor laws

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Unions that represent Navajo workers in New Mexico say tribal members are being passed over for jobs at a power...

Albuquerque seeks clarification of ruling on police video

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The city of Albuquerque wants a federal judge to clarify an order that accuses local officials of manipulating police body...

GOP lieutenant governor candidate drops bid over residency

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The only Republican candidate for New Mexico lieutenant governor has abruptly withdrawn from the race. Former Indian Affairs Department Secretary Kelly...

APNewsBreak: Lujan Grisham tells Senate leader to leave race

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Democratic gubernatorial candidate Michelle Lujan Grisham said Friday that Democratic Sen. Michael Padilla should end his bid for...

Drilling rules still up for debate in New Mexico county

BERNALILLO, N.M. (AP) — Frustrated tribal leaders won a temporary victory early Friday at a marathon meeting on a much-disputed energy development proposal for...

2 dead after pursuit of stolen pickup truck in Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two suspects in a stolen vehicle were killed by sheriff's deputies in Albuquerque Friday, making it the second fatal shooting...

New Mexico posing quarantine to stop pecan weevil bug

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico agriculture officials are issuing a quarantine in hopes of stopping the spread of an invasive bug threatening...

Spring runoff, late rains boost reservoirs in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal water managers say good spring runoff and heavy rains in the fall helped to boost reservoir levels in New...

Jury convicts New Mexico state senator in corruption trial

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A former New Mexico state senator was convicted Thursday of fraud, bribery and felony ethical violations in a corruption...

New Mexico county weighs rules for oil and gas drilling

BERNALILLO, N.M. (AP) — Elected leaders in one New Mexico county are considering an ordinance that would guide energy development across a large swath...

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