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Amended New Mexico state budget seeks more to prosecutors

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Senate lawmakers in New Mexico recommended larger pay increases for judges, prison guards, and state police and greater spending...

Lawsuits against EPA contractor move ahead

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Legal challenges against a federal contractor involved in a mine waste spill that polluted rivers in three Western states are...

New Mexico lawmakers boost spending, wrestle with crime

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Legislature pushed to shore up the criminal justice system and boost spending for education at the...

New Mexico lawmakers may seek privacy rules for police video

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico lawmakers may set up a community task force as they consider restricting public access to body camera...

US appeals panel kicks back checkpoint protest issue

PHOENIX (AP) — It's up to the federal government that barred protesters from an enforcement zone around an Arizona immigration checkpoint to prove it...

Interior to replace Obama-era rule on methane emissions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Interior Department is replacing an Obama-era regulation aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions from oil and gas production on federal...

UNM police arrest a man seen waving a BB gun on...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — University of New Mexico police say a man seen waving a BB gun on campus has been arrested. They say 45-year-old...

New Mexico to study possibility of safe injection sites

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is joining the list of states and cities that are studying whether overdose deaths linked to the nation's...

New Mexico lawmakers rally around spaceport secrecy bill

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico lawmakers are rallying around a bill designed to provide greater confidentiality for aerospace companies working out of...

APNewsBreak: New Mexico Dem Party hit by misconduct claims

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Democratic Party of New Mexico vice chairwoman says she has been the target of unwanted sexual advances by an...

New Mexico Senate approves spaceport secrecy bill

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Senate approved confidentiality provisions Monday for aerospace companies working out of a taxpayer-funded space launch facility...

Limitless Socket designed to help amputees heal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Usually months elapse between below-knee amputation surgery and the time that the patient is able to be up and moving...

New Mexico lawmakers debate crime bills as session nears end

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's rising crime rate put public safety at the center of daily legislative debates this year in Santa Fe...

Authorities investigate shooting south of Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say they are investigating a homicide at Isleta Pueblo, south of Albuquerque. FBI spokesman Frank Fisher in a release Friday...

New Mexico helicopter crash survivor recalls fleeing blasts

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The sole survivor of a New Mexico helicopter crash last month that killed five people, including key Zimbabwean opposition leader...

New Mexico lawmakers approve funding to prevent sinkhole

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Legislature has approved funding to help shore up a giant, man-made cavern in southern New Mexico...

New Mexico Senate approves reforms of guardianship system

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Senate has approved a bill aimed at overhauling New Mexico's guardianship laws. The Senate voted 40-0 on...

Lawmaker criticizes regents at New Mexico State University

A legislative leader on Wednesday asked New Mexico State University's regents to resign following a vote to limit the administrative powers of the school's...

New Mexico Legislature backs pet food fee for sterilizations

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Bills to expand dog and cat sterilizations across New Mexico by collecting a new annual fee from pet food...

Santa Fe mayor denies sex assault alleged by a relative

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Outgoing Santa Fe Mayor Javier Gonzales is denying allegations of decades-old sexual assault that have been reported to authorities...

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