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Video shows police question girl victim in trafficking case

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police have released video showing officers as they responded last year to concerns that an Albuquerque couple, now jailed on...

New Mexico county won’t expand transportation route to Hatch

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A southern New Mexico county has opted not to expand its rural transportation service to a village known as...

Albuquerque storm sweeps away 6 in arroyos; 1death reported

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say one person is dead in Albuquerque after a thunderstorm dropped rain and hail, flooding arroyos and sweeping away...

Brush fire in Albuquerque Foothills now 80 percent contained

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a brush fire in the Albuquerque Foothills is 80 percent contained after coming dangerously close to homes near...

Albuquerque’s lead FBI agent has new position

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque FBI Special Agent in Charge Terry Wade is leaving New Mexico and heading to FBI headquarters in the nation's...

NMSU’s Garrey Carruthers reflects on time as chancellor

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — It was instilled in Garrey Carruthers at a young age that education was the ticket out of poverty. Growing up...

Nuclear waste storage project in New Mexico draws criticism

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A plan to temporarily store spent fuel from U.S. commercial nuclear reactors at a site in southeastern New Mexico is...

State lawmaker’s comments during DWI arrest to be reviewed

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Attorney General's Office says it will review a drunken-driving case involving state Rep. Monica Youngblood to see...

Police: 4 New Mexico youths broke into monkey area of zoo

CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — Police say four New Mexico juveniles are being questioned after security footage showed a group jumping over a zoo fence...

Environmentalists take aim at power plant’s discharge permit

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Environmental groups are accusing U.S. regulators of violating clean water rules by repeatedly delaying action on a discharge permit for...

NMSU regents adopt contract terms for new leadership

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Two incoming leaders at New Mexico State University will earn more under contract terms adopted by regents. The Las Cruces...

Report: Fatal burns killed 3 in New Mexico tank explosion

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — An autopsy report says the three people who were killed in a tank battery explosion near Carlsbad last year died...

Campaign season opens for Navajo Nation presidency

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Navajos seeking to become president of the Navajo Nation, the country's largest American Indian reservation, began submitting applications Thursday. The race...

Hobbs to begin water restrictions amid severe drought

HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — Water restrictions are set to begin in a southeastern New Mexico city hit by severe drought. The Hobbs News-Sun reports water restriction enforcement...

Judge rules to keep parents jailed in trafficking case

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico judge ruled Tuesday that the parents of a 7-year-old girl who authorities say was sexually exploited must...

Federal agency closes New Mexico trail after hiker’s death

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Bureau of Land Management has temporarily closed a northern New Mexico trail after a hiker died in a...

Education, poverty define agenda in New Mexico governor race

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's next governor will inherit simmering discontent over teacher pay and evaluations, urgent calls to expand early childhood...

Parents appear on charges stemming from trafficking probe

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A detention hearing in Albuquerque is underway for the parents of a 7-year-old girl who authorities argue was a victim...

Candidate forum seeks cultural preservation for Hispanics

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal immigration policy and concerns about preserving New Mexico's centuries-old Hispanic culture are at the forefront of congressional candidate forums...

Experts: ‘Alarming’ drought conditions hit US Southwest

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Rivers and watering holes are drying up, popular mountain recreation spots are closing and water restrictions are in full swing...

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