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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...

Albuquerque man gets 37-month prison term in bank robbery

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque man has been sentenced to more than three years in federal prison for acting as a lookout during...

Forecast: New Mexico prisons on track to exceed capacity

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's prisons are nearing capacity, putting more pressure on state lawmakers to find solutions as they consider a host...

New Mexico university sending team to Texas to provide help

LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — A state university in New Mexico is sending a 40-member team of faculty, students and staff to Texas to...

Cibola County eyes $2.14M contract to house inmates

GRANTS, N.M. (AP) — The Cibola County Board of Commissioners approved a contract with CoreCivic Inc. to house the county's inmates upon closure of...

Longest serving New Mexico senator leaves bipartisan legacy

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Pete V. Domenici, the son of Italian immigrants who rose to become a power broker in the U.S. Senate, died...

New Mexico base seeks expanded training space for flights

Holloman Air Force Base officials say their array of flight training areas in southern New Mexico is outdated and that some need to be...

Late GOP Sen. Domenici had close immigration link, his mom

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Pete Domenici, the longest-serving senator from the most Hispanic state in the United States, kept his family's immigration experience private...

Former New Mexico farmer morphs into master mandolin maker

CABALLO, N.M. (AP) — To get to Bill Bussmann's house, you take exit 63, the Hillsboro exit, off of I-25, about two hours south...

Warrant issued for no-show witness of officer’s death

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A key witness in the case against a man accused of shooting and killing an Albuquerque police officer didn't show...

Archdiocese of Santa Fe releases names of accused priests

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Following years of criticism, the Archdiocese of Santa Fe has released the names of 74 priests and religious leaders who...

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