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New Mexico school shooter left note plotting attack, suicide

AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — A 21-year-old gunman who disguised himself as a student to get into a New Mexico high school where he killed...

New Mexico appellate judge retiring after almost 19 years

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico appellate judge has announced that he is retiring after serving on the bench for almost 19...

Albuquerque sees record high number of homicides this year

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — With more than 70 murder investigations so far, Albuquerque is seeing the highest number of homicides in a single year...

New Mexico AG, others reach agreement on proposed wind farms

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas, consumer advocates and others have reached a settlement with Xcel Energy over the utility's...

New Mexico elementary teacher accused of voyeurism

SILVER CITY, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a teacher from southwestern New Mexico is facing a felony charge of voyeurism over allegations he used...

Sheriff’s deputy pleads no contest to records tampering

CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — A former deputy with a sheriff's office in eastern New Mexico has pleaded no contest to tampering with public records. The...

Court gives Congressman Steve Pearce access to campaign cash

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Republican Rep. Steve Pearce won access to a $1 million stockpile of campaign cash that he raised while in...

New Mexico seeks new payments from Medicaid patients

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Low-income Medicaid patients in New Mexico may soon have to pay more for certain brand-name drugs or if they...

Detained by US, Mexican journalist fears death if deported

HOUSTON (AP) — Advocates for a Mexican journalist detained in a remote West Texas facility asked the U.S. government on Monday to grant him...

New Mexico sheriff details shooting deaths of 2 suspects

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A deputy who fired several fatal rounds at a driver who tried to flee in a stolen pickup truck feared...

Report: US agency holding nuke bombs grapples with oversight

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Energy has its share of challenges as it conducts some of the world's most high-tech research,...

ACLU: New Mexico deputies kept pulling over black US agent

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A black female federal immigration agent on assignment in New Mexico was repeatedly pulled over by sheriff's deputies — and...

University leaders seek change in lottery scholarships

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Leaders of colleges and universities in New Mexico are requesting the state Legislature to separate lottery scholarships from tuition...

US adopts recovery plan for Mexican wolves, lawsuit planned

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — After decades of legal challenges and political battles that have pitted states against the federal government, U.S. wildlife managers on...

New Mexico auditor resigns, prepares to take mayoral post

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Auditor Tim Keller has submitted his resignation as he prepares to begin his tenure as the...

Ranchers, environmental groups work to improve public lands

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A few years ago, ranchers in northern New Mexico were in a contentious dispute with environmental groups and the U.S....

Navajo Code Talker George B. Willie Sr. dies in Arizona

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — A Navajo Code Talker who used his native language to outsmart the Japanese in World War II has died...

Officer honored for adopting baby from opioid addicted mom

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A routine call about an Albuquerque convenience store theft turned into a life-transforming moment for an officer who came across...

Women: Sexual harassment unchecked at New Mexico Statehouse

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Widespread sexual harassment at the New Mexico Statehouse has gone unchecked amid ineffective procedures for reporting and investigating the abuse,...

Angel Fire Republican in race to challenge Congressman Lujan

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — At least one Republican has entered the race for a northern New Mexico congressional seat held by Democratic Congressman Ben...

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