- Immigrant licenses jump before law change Updated: May-27-16 5:47 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The number of immigrants seeking driver's licenses in New Mexico surged during the first three months of the year as lawmakers debated changes to a long-contested policy that allowed for those living in the country illegally to obtain licenses, according to a review by The Associated Press.
- California woman pleads guilty to drug trafficking charge Updated: May-27-16 4:48 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A California woman has pleaded guilty to a drug trafficking charge in New Mexico.
- State Police: Traffic stop on I-25 leads to a fatal shooting Updated: May-26-16 9:18 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Authorities say a person fatally shot by law enforcement officers during a traffic stop along Interstate 25 appears to be the suspect in an armed carjacking in Albuquerque hours earlier.
- Anti-Trump protests turn violent outside New Mexico rally Updated: May-25-16 7:40 am
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - In one of the presidential campaign year's more grisly spectacles, protesters in New Mexico opposing Donald Trump's candidacy threw burning T-shirts, plastic bottles and other items at police officers, injuring several, and toppled trash cans and barricades.
- Protesters overrun barricades as Trump rallies thousands Updated: May-25-16 12:31 am
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Despite the violent outbursts of protesters who overran barricades and charged police officers outside his rally, Republican Donald Trump on Tuesday told thousands of supporters he was glad he stopped in New Mexico and he vowed to be back before the general election in November.
- The Latest: Albuquerque police use smoke, pepper spray Updated: May-24-16 11:23 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The Latest on campaign stops in New Mexico by Bill Clinton and Donald Trump (all times local):
- New Mexico probes its handling of emergency food aid Updated: May-23-16 9:34 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - The practice of altering emergency food assistance applications that results in delayed benefits may date back more than a decade, New Mexico lawmakers were told Monday.
- Pedestrian killed in collision on I-10 in Deming Updated: May-22-16 11:14 am
DEMING, New Mexico - New Mexico State Police are searching for the driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run in Deming.
- Leadership tensions simmer at New Mexico GOP convention Updated: May-21-16 7:27 pm
SANDIA PUEBLO, New Mexico - New Mexico Republicans voted out a representative to the party's national committee on Saturday in a leadership shake-up tied to frustrations over the state's lagging economy and hardball tactics against Democrats.
- The Latest: Harvey Yates wins national GOP post Updated: May-21-16 2:46 pm
SANDIA PUEBLO, New Mexico - The Latest on the state convention for the Republican Party of New Mexico (all times local):
- New Mexico Supreme Court affirms murder conviction Updated: May-20-16 7:31 am
CARLSBAD, New Mexico - The New Mexico Supreme Court has affirmed the murder conviction of a Carlsbad man who killed his Texas girlfriend in 2014.
- AG's daughter with Down syndrome trains dogs for service Updated: May-20-16 6:11 am
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Arianna Balderas is proving how puppies and people can form powerful connections to benefit each other - and federal agencies.
- Donald Trump to make stop in nation's most Hispanic state Updated: May-19-16 6:11 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump has scheduled his first campaign appearance in New Mexico - the state with the highest percentage of Hispanics in the nation and where its GOP Latina governor has previously denounced him.
- Casino reverses media ban at New Mexico GOP convention Updated: May-18-16 4:37 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - A ban on journalists at the New Mexico Republican Party convention has been reversed by Native American leaders overseeing a casino where the event will be held, GOP officials announced Wednesday.
- Hiker found dead in New Mexico, ending monthslong search Updated: May-16-16 8:19 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A missing hiker who disappeared along a remote stretch of the Continental Divide was found dead at a New Mexico campground over the weekend, about six months after he last spoke with relatives.
- 2 dead in separate car crashes in New Mexico Updated: May-14-16 11:36 am
SANTA FE, New Mexico - New Mexico State Police are investigating two separate crashes that killed two people, including a 3-year-old boy.
- New Mexico seeks to stop feds from releasing wolves Updated: May-13-16 7:20 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Lawyers for the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish are seeking to stop federal wildlife managers from releasing more endangered Mexican gray wolves into the wild.
- New Mexico ban on teachers criticizing tests to end Updated: May-09-16 7:14 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The New Mexico Public Education Department said Monday that it will remove a rule that prohibits state teachers from making disparaging remarks about standardized tests.
- New Mexico Gov. Martinez says she will attend GOP convention Updated: May-09-16 6:38 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The nation's only Latina governor says she will be attending the Republican National Convention amid anxiety within the party over the presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump.
- Property to be watered to cut down on I-10 dust closures Updated: May-09-16 4:52 pm
TUCSON, Arizona - State officials are working to curb closures on Interstate 10 in southeast Arizona by asking an adjacent property owner to cut down on dust.
- New Mexico lawmakers probing delays in state tax refunds Updated: May-08-16 5:23 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - A New Mexico lawmaker says attempts to crack down on tax refund fraud is delaying payment to legitimate taxpayers throughout the state.
- Mom who allegedly abducted son is arrested in Albuquerque Updated: May-05-16 8:52 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Authorities say a woman who allegedly abducted her 4-year-old son from his elementary school near Jemez Springs has been arrested in Albuquerque.
- New Mexico AG pushing consumer protection rule changes Updated: May-04-16 11:32 am
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas is endorsing proposed federal rule changes that would ban lenders from using a loophole to block consumers from filing class action lawsuits.
- New Mexico lawmaker to talk about his around-the-world trip Updated: May-04-16 6:01 am
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A New Mexico Republican who is attempting a solo flight around the world to honor U.S. veterans is set to meet with students to talk about his trip.
- Boy: Sister, stranger went into hills; she never came back Updated: May-04-16 12:14 am
SHIPROCK, New Mexico - When the stranger approached Ian and Ashlynne Mike at the school bus stop, the boy was wary. But his older sister got lured into the van, and he didn't want her to go alone, so he went, too.