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New Mexico presses forward with Medicaid premiums, copays

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is pressing forward with plans to limit increases in state spending on Medicaid health care for low-income...

School board member denies role in embezzlement case

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A member of the Albuquerque Public Schools education board on Wednesday denied any role in the alleged embezzlement of hundreds...

Insurance rate hike sets record for New Mexico exchange

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico insurance regulators have approved the largest increases in health insurance premiums on the state's subsidized exchange since...

Woman accused of DWI after hit-and-run crash with school bus

ESPANOLA, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say the driver of a pickup involved in a hit-and-run crash with a school bus in northern New Mexico...

University of New Mexico expands drug testing for athletes

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The University of New Mexico will be expanding drug and alcohol testing for its athletes. Interim University President Chaouki Abdallah met...

AP Analysis: 7 Albuquerque officers earned $124K or more

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Seven Albuquerque beat police officers were among the city's top 25 salary earners last year and made more than the...

Giant antennas in New Mexico search for cosmic discoveries

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Employing an array of giant telescopes positioned in the New Mexico desert, astronomers have started a massive surveying project aimed...

Science teaching guidelines trigger criticism in New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Environmentalists and educators raised new objections Tuesday to proposed changes to teaching standards for science in New Mexico that...

New Mexico man accused of tire iron death accepts plea deal

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man who is accused of killing another man by throwing a tire iron at his head...

Police: Shooting followed attempted abduction, pursuit

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man who was killed by Rio Rancho police last month is accused of trying to abduct a Wal-Mart employee...

Lawsuit accuses county’s top prosecutor of corruption

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A lawsuit alleges that Dona Ana County's top prosecutor offered to dismiss criminal charges against a defendant in exchange...

Clovis police release 911 calls from library shooting

CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — Police in Clovis, New Mexico, have released 911 calls from a shooting at a public library last month that left...

New Mexico suicide rate drops

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Suicides are down in New Mexico for the first time in several years. That's according to the New Mexico Department...

New Mexico unemployment in August was 6.3 percent

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The state of New Mexico says the latest unemployment rate in the Land of Enchantment is 6.3 percent. That's down...

Police: New Mexico justice system is broken, changes needed

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's top law enforcement officer said Friday the state's criminal justice system is broken, overtasked and strained by a...

Endorsements, donations draw eyes in Albuquerque mayor race

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque's long-beleaguered police department and questionable campaign donations are casting shadows in the city's open mayoral election. Some candidates have received...

Medicaid strains New Mexico state finances

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Medicaid health care spending is expected to put an increased strain on New Mexico state finances in the coming...

Endangered Mexican wolf killed following livestock attacks

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An endangered Mexican gray wolf has been killed by federal employees after a Native American tribe requested the animal be...

Albuquerque schools guarantee all students get hot meals

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque Public Schools now guarantee that all students will receive a hot meal and that they're not shamed for the...

Flags to fly at half-staff in New Mexico to honor Domenici

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez has ordered flags to fly at half-staff around New Mexico on Friday and Saturday in honor of...

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