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New Mexico education officials pursue school retention plan

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico education officials are proceeding with a proposal that would require public schools to administer improvement and intervention...

Las Cruces police: Teen fatally shot during vehicle pursuit

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Las Cruces police say a teen is dead after being shot and that investigators believe the youth was shot...

US tribe marks 150th anniversary of return to homeland

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — It was 150 years ago that Navajo leaders and the U.S. government signed a treaty allowing tribal members to return...

Union for political campaigns expands to New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The staff for Democratic congressional candidate Debra Haaland in New Mexico has unionized under an upstart national guild for...

New Mexico Junior College staff get 3 percent pay hike

HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Junior College Board is giving staff members and hourly employees pay increases. The Hobbs News-Sun reports the board voted last...

Federal funding OK’d for Dona Ana County wastewater systems

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Members of New Mexico's congressional delegation say the federal government has agreed to provide more than $14 million to...

New Mexico school district eyes mandated drug teaching

LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — A northern New Mexico school district may require all teachers, staff and student athletes to undergo drug testing amid...

Fire in Socorro County reported at 75 percent containment

BERNARDO, N.M. (AP) — Firefighters have contained most of a wildfire that threatened about a dozen homes in a small community in northern Socorro...

Navajo Nation approves $2.4 million for veterans facility

GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — The Navajo Nation has given approval to help fund a veterans facility in New Mexico that will prevent patients from...

Water managers warn of rising levels on the Pecos River

FORT SUMNER, N.M. (AP) — Federal water managers are warning that levels on the Pecos River in eastern New Mexico are expected to rise...

Legendary scientist at lab that developed atomic bomb dies

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — Scientist Nerses "Krik" Krikorian, who was born a refugee and later became a legend in the once-secret New Mexico...

At New Mexico state Capitol, students plead for gun safety

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Several hundred New Mexico high school students vented their frustrations and concerns about gun violence and a sense of...

Albuquerque revives Native American homeless task force

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's largest city is reviving a task force to address Native American homelessness after a homeless man was shot...

Memorial service set for woman killed in Southwest flight

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A memorial service is scheduled for an Albuquerque woman who died after an in-flight accident on a Southwest Airlines plane. The...

New Mexico congressman in favor of IRS overhaul

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Congressman and New Mexico gubernatorial candidate Steve Pearce says he's in favor of overhauling the Internal Revenue Service. Pearce said Thursday...

Marijuana debate stirs up governor’s race in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jeff Apodaca on Thursday called for the expansion of New Mexico's medical marijuana program and for legalization...

Man pleads no contest in 2008 beating of an Albuquerque teen

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man accused of beating an Albuquerque teenager with a shovel in 2008 has pleaded no contest to charges of...

New Mexico reaches $3.4M settlement with credit card firms

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Attorney General's Office has reached a $3.4 million settlement with two credit card companies over excessive fees...

Man gets jail time for Santa Fe crash that killed friend

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Santa Fe man will spend nearly a year in jail for the car crash that killed his friend last...

Killing renews concerns for homeless Native Americans

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The morning a homeless man was shot and killed in Albuquerque, police say surveillance videos showed him running down a...

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