- Las Cruces Bishop to represent US during pope's Mexico visit Updated: Feb-12-16 5:01 am
LAS CRUCES, New Mexico - Las Cruces Bishop Oscar Cantu will represent U.S. during the pope's historical visit to Mexico.
- Flight turns up no new evidence of missing treasure hunter Updated: Feb-12-16 5:01 am
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Authorities have yet to uncover any new clues to the whereabouts of a Colorado man who went missing in northern New Mexico while looking for a $2 million cache of gold, jewels and artifacts.
- Teen who killed 5 family members to be sentenced as juvenile Updated: Feb-12-16 12:12 am
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A judge cleared the way Thursday for a New Mexico teenager who shot and killed his parents and three younger siblings to be sentenced as a juvenile and released from state custody by the time he turns 21 after the teen's attorneys argued he could be psychologically rehabilitated.
- New Mexico lawmakers back campaign finance database Updated: Feb-11-16 9:03 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - A proposal to overhaul New Mexico's online clearinghouse for campaign finance information has been approved by the state House of Representatives.
- The Latest: Teen who killed family ordered to treatment Updated: Feb-11-16 8:40 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The latest on the case of a teen charged with killing his parents and three siblings in New Mexico (all times local):
- New Mexico braces for budget crunch linked to oil prices Updated: Feb-11-16 7:42 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - The chairman of New Mexico's Senate Finance Committee warned Thursday that the state could be short on revenue by $700 million or more during the current fiscal year because of reduced income from oil and gas production and anemic corporate and sales tax receipts.
- New Jersey man gets prison sentence in New Mexico fraud case Updated: Feb-11-16 5:20 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A New Jersey man has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison in a New Mexico fraud case involving ATM skimming devices.
- New Mexico senator says ID bill negotiations ongoing Updated: Feb-11-16 3:48 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - With only a week left in the New Mexico Legislative session, a key Senate Democrat said Thursday he still is negotiating with a Republican colleague to resolve a conflict on a bill that would make New Mexico compliant under with federal law on identification cards.
- Education-related groups lead lobbying efforts in New Mexico Updated: Feb-11-16 1:15 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A new report shows retirees and teachers unions are among those who have had the widest lobbying presence at the New Mexico capitol in recent years.
- Medical experts disagree on teen who killed family Updated: Feb-11-16 12:52 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - An Albuquerque judge must decide the fate of an 18-year-old who has pleaded guilty to killing five family members after hearing differing opinions from medical experts.
- Udall, Heinrich seek deportation raid halt, break with Obama Updated: Feb-11-16 12:33 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico's two U.S. Democratic senators want President Barack Obama to halt deportation raids targeting Central American women and children.
- NMSU settles class action lawsuit over family leave Updated: Feb-11-16 12:14 pm
LAS CRUCES, New Mexico - New Mexico State University has agreed to pay more than $700,000 to settle a lawsuit accusing the university of denying or discouraging faculty members from taking time off for family leave.
- Grand jury probes police chief's role in Taser deal Updated: Feb-11-16 12:11 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A grand jury is looking into a former Albuquerque Police Department chief's role in the $2 million contract the city awarded to Taser International to outfit officers with body cameras.
- Police: New Mexico man attacked mom with Bible after prayer Updated: Feb-11-16 10:31 am
LAS CRUCES, New Mexico - A New Mexico man is facing a battery charges after police said he repeatedly hit his mother with a Bible following a prayer session.
- Survey: Solar workforce grows in New Mexico Updated: Feb-11-16 5:01 am
SANTA FE, New Mexico - State energy officials say the solar industry's workforce is growing in New Mexico.
- Diocese of Gallup to get Ciudad Juarez Papal Mass tickets Updated: Feb-11-16 5:01 am
GALLUP, New Mexico - The Diocese of Gallup says it also will be getting tickets to a Papal Mass in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.
- New Mexico House approves police double dipping bill Updated: Feb-10-16 11:31 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - New Mexico's House of Representatives has approved provisions for some retired law enforcement officers to return to work while also receiving pension benefits.
- GOP lamaker puts New Mexico bail bond proposal on hold Updated: Feb-10-16 8:28 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A Republican state lawmaker on Wednesday asked the House to suspend action on a proposed constitutional amendment he drafted to allow judges to deny bail to defendants deemed a flight-risk or danger to the public.
- New Mexico prison guards caution against tougher sentences Updated: Feb-10-16 6:51 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - New Mexico corrections officers and their union leaders are concerned that a slate of legislative proposals for tougher criminal sentencing could aggravate safety problems at understaffed state prisons.
- WPX Energy to close Oklahoma City office, lay off 60 workers Updated: Feb-10-16 6:25 pm
TULSA, Oklahoma - Tulsa-based WPX Energy has announced plans to close its Oklahoma City office and lay off 60 of the 95employees.
- Police: Kirtland woman arrested in death of her husband Updated: Feb-10-16 5:56 pm
FARMINGTON, New Mexico - Police in Farmington say a Kirtland woman has been arrested in connection with the death of her husband.
- New Mexico official blasts EPA over Colorado mine spill Updated: Feb-10-16 2:47 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The head of the New Mexico Environment Department is blasting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, saying federal officials are downplaying the long-term effects of the Gold King Mine spill.
- New Mexico broadcasters work to resolve delayed Amber Alert Updated: Feb-10-16 1:18 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico broadcasters and law enforcement agents are meeting to make sure Amber Alerts go out on time.
- NM commission denies suit against utility over nuclear unit Updated: Feb-10-16 10:33 am
SANTA FE, New Mexico - A New Mexico commission has denied a motion that would prevent a utility from making its customers cover the costs of a nuclear power unit it recently purchased.
- Sheriff's Dept.: Woman dead being stranded on I-25, struck Updated: Feb-10-16 9:30 am
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Authorities say a woman got hit by a vehicle and is dead after she argued with her boyfriend and was stranded on Interstate 25 south of Albuquerque.