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Stories with place: New Mexico
  • new storyState 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.

  • Albuquerque police searching for some anti-Trump protesters story has photos
    Updated: May-26-16 7:37 pm

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Albuquerque officials said Thursday around 30 people out of 1,000 protesters were responsible for the violence this week at a Donald Trump event.

  • Obama tells Native American students to live their values story has photos
    Updated: May-26-16 6:57 pm

    SANTA FE, New Mexico - Michelle Obama told graduates at a Native American high school Thursday to take pride in their history and cultures at a time when she says the "loudest voices in the national conversation" suggest turning away from the tribal values that were part of their education.

  • The Latest: Native American grads told to live their values story has photos
    Updated: May-26-16 6:53 pm

    SANTA FE, New Mexico - The Latest on Michelle Obama's remarks to graduating seniors at Santa Fe Indian School (all times local):

  • US Interior secretary troubled by auction of sacred items 
    Updated: May-26-16 6:40 pm

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Thursday said she's troubled by the auctioning off of objects held sacred by Native American tribes and she's calling on the French government to help find a path toward repatriating the items.

  • The Latest: New Mexico tribe makes plea to French people 
    Updated: May-26-16 5:11 pm

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The Latest on a planned auction of sacred Native American items in France (all times local):

  • Officials ban using, growing marijuana in Santa Fe Forest 
    Updated: May-26-16 3:46 pm

    SANTA FE, New Mexico - Officials have issued an order banning the use, possession or storage of marijuana in the Santa Fe National Forest, though such practices were already illegal.

  • Some Hispanics face ridicule over support for Trump story has photos
    Updated: May-26-16 3:30 pm

    ANAHEIM, California - Hispanic voters in Florida, New Mexico and California have waved Mexican flags and bashed Donald Trump piñatas - clashing with police, at times - to protest the Republican presidential contender's hard line approach to immigration.

  • New Mexico land boss weighs easement request from feds 
    Updated: May-26-16 2:03 pm

    LORDSBURG, New Mexico - U.S. Customs and Border Protection is seeking rights of way for the next 35 years to repair nearly 30 miles of roads in two counties to help with operations in New Mexico's border region.

  • Mobile home pulled from river in northern New Mexico 
    Updated: May-26-16 1:23 pm

    BLOOMFIELD, New Mexico - San Juan County workers have fished a mobile home from the San Juan River after increased water levels eroded the bank and the trailer slipped into the water.

  • Georgia O'Keeffe Museum gets rare 1926 painting 
    Updated: May-26-16 12:43 pm

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum now owns a rarely seen painting by the artist who helped usher in American modernism.

  • Albuquerque motel from 'No Country for Old Men' hit by fire 
    Updated: May-26-16 12:36 pm

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - An Albuquerque motel and apartment complex made famous in the 2007 movie "No Country for Old Men" has been severely damaged by a fire.

  • Former state judge to finally wear cap and gown 
    Updated: May-26-16 12:05 pm

    MORA, New Mexico - Former state District Judge Matias A. Zamora will finally get to participate in his high school graduation ceremony, something he was unable to do 70 years ago when he was drafted into the U.S. Army.

  • Navajo farm faces $17.5 million loss due to water line break 
    Updated: May-26-16 11:18 am

    FARMINGTON, New Mexico - Officials with the largest farm on the Navajo Nation say they could face a $17.5 million loss in revenue if repairs to an irrigation line that broke two weeks ago are not completed by mid-June.

  • Mail thief suspect killed in US Marshals task force shootout 
    Updated: May-25-16 9:28 pm

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Authorities say a suspected mail thief is dead and his wife is charged with harboring a fugitive after a gunfight with members of a U.S. Marshals task force in southeast Albuquerque.

  • Authorities: Unruly group instigated violence at Trump rally story has photosstory has video
    Updated: May-25-16 8:05 pm

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A day after a riot erupted outside a Donald Trump rally, Albuquerque officials blamed the downtown melee not on impassioned politics but on an unruly group intent on creating chaos in a city that has seen more than its share of violence.

  • Congressman calls on New Mexico to help with water dispute 
    Updated: May-25-16 6:45 pm

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico's only Republican member of Congress has joined the fight between ranchers and the federal government over access to water on national forest lands, saying the state can do more to protect the private property and water rights of its citizens.

  • The Latest: 4 arrested amid protests at Trump rally story has photosstory has video
    Updated: May-25-16 6:11 pm

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The Latest following protests in Albuquerque at a Donald Trump rally (all times local):

  • Bill Clinton wraps up campaign swing in New Mexico 
    Updated: May-25-16 4:36 pm

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Former President Bill Clinton has wrapped up a two-day swing in New Mexico with a low-key rally at a packed Albuquerque community center.

  • O'Keeffe Museum buys artist's rarely seen Lake George work 
    Updated: May-25-16 3:35 pm

    SANTA FE, New Mexico - The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe has acquired a rarely seen painting created by the artist in 1926.

  • Albuquerque board: Police shooting case reviews slowed by DA 
    Updated: May-25-16 1:05 pm

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Albuquerque's Civilian Police Oversight Agency says the county district attorney's office has a backlog of more than a dozen officer-involved shooting cases, forcing ACPOA to delay its own investigations.

  • Anti-Trump protests turn violent outside New Mexico rally story has photosstory has video
    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.

  • Planners seek to transform border town into destination story has photos
    Updated: May-25-16 4:20 am

    SANTA TERESA, New Mexico - Trucks race along a winding road in the arid New Mexico desert. As they travel through Santa Teresa, a border-crossing port of entry and unincorporated town, they pass millions of square feet of warehouses that store steel coil, wind turbine blades and specialty glass.

  • Police use new technology in Pointer's cold case 
    Updated: May-25-16 2:02 am

    CLOUDCROFT, New Mexico - Twenty-nine years after Margaret Caroline Pointer's skeletal remains were found near the Sunspot Highway, near Cloudcroft, Alamogordo police Detective Lt. Roger Schoolcraft is still on the case.

  • Protesters overrun barricades as Trump rallies thousands story has photos
    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.