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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...

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...

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...

Board suspends driving rights for Navajo leader’s daughter

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — A Navajo Nation board has suspended driving privileges for the daughter of the tribal president, weeks after she was...

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...

Increased amounts set for New Mexico lottery scholarships

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The amount of per-student financial aid provided by scholarships mostly funded by New Mexico Lottery revenue is going up. The Albuquerque...

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...

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...

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...

Plaques to honor woman killed by Albuquerque officer

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Ten memorial plaques will be placed at police stations throughout Albuquerque in honor of a woman who was killed five...

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...

Teen charged in deadly library shooting undergoes treatment

CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — The teenager charged in the Clovis library shooting is receiving mental health evaluations and therapy as attorneys prepare for his...

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...

Video: Lawmaker insists she didn’t consume alcohol

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico state lawmaker insists in video released by police Tuesday that she had not consumed any alcohol, but...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Phoenix man pleads guilty to New Mexico drug trafficking

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Attorney's Office says a 55-year-old Phoenix man has pleaded guilty in federal court in Las Cruces, New Mexico...

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