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Drought forces painful choices for New Mexico ranchers

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Some stretches of New Mexico have gone months without meaningful moisture, leaving farmers and ranchers to make difficult decisions as...

New Mexico man accused of 2013 murder found not guilty

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man accused of a 2013 murder was found not guilty after less than an hour and a...

Belen police: Student into custody in school shooting threat

BELEN, N.M. (AP) — Authorities in Belen say a 16-year-old student is in custody after allegedly threatening to carry out a school shooting at...

Las Cruces student arrested after Snapchat photo with rifle

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A Las Cruces high school student has been arrested after allegedly posting a photo of himself holding a rifle...

New Mexico Supreme Court Justice Chavez to retire

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Supreme Court Justice Edward Chavez will retire next month. The court announced Thursday that Chavez's retirement will be...

New Mexico Legislature gets flurry of harassment complaints

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Legislature received five reports about possible sexual misconduct, harassment and discrimination during the recently concluded session,...

Winter weather advisory scheduled for northern New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A winter weather advisory is scheduled for parts of northern New Mexico. The National Weather Service says wintry weather is expected...

Bernalillo County sheriff settles lawsuit over man’s death

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Bernalillo County sheriff's documents show the department has paid $1.5 million to the family of an 88-year-old Albuquerque man who...

Police tighten security following school shooting threat

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — Police are increasing their presence at a high school outside Albuquerque after a shooting threat was made against the...

Espanola man’s lowrider museum dream soon to be reality

ESPANOLA, N.M. (AP) — A walk around Fred Rael's Espanola home is like strolling through a museum of lowrider culture. It starts with his two...

New Mexico school shooter had swastika marking on his leg

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A gunman in a deadly New Mexico school shooting had no drugs or alcohol in his system the day of...

Stars, educators lead effort for kids to see ‘Black Panther’

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — For years, Zavier Thompson has followed Marvel superhero movies. But the 16-year-old student in Albuquerque has always wanted to see...

New Mexico governor ordered to answer questions in lawsuit

DEMING, N.M. (AP) — A court has ordered New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez to answer questions under oath in a defamation lawsuit linked to...

NM State Police arrest last of 7 in Edgewood fatal shooting

ALBQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Police say they have arrested the last of seven suspects in last week's killing of an attendant...

Police: Man intervenes in family dispute and kills armed man

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man who shot and pistol-whipped his daughter during a domestic dispute following a crash on an Albuquerque street was...

State agency plans to increase plugging abandoned wells

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico agency that regulates oil and natural gas development has a plan to start plugging more of the...

Sixth suspect arrested in killing of gas station attendant

ALBQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a sixth person has been arrested in connection with the robbery killing of an attendant at an Edgewood...

US Senate confirms appointment of state’s next US attorney

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump's appointment of John Anderson as U.S. attorney for New Mexico. Anderson is a...

Man sought in Las Cruces homicide; victim injured in fight

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Las Cruces police are seeking a 23-year-old man in the homicide of another man who reportedly was injured in...

Water managers along Rio Grande prep for irrigation season

ELEPHANT BUTTE, N.M. (AP) — Federal water managers say they're preparing for the upcoming irrigation season in southern New Mexico. The Bureau of Reclamation said...

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