- New Mexico REAL ID bipartisan compromise passes 2nd test Updated: Feb-05-16 8:04 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Following an emotional meeting where senators revealed they were getting racist emails, a second Senate committee passed Friday a bipartisan proposal aimed at making New Mexico compliant under the federal REAL ID Act.
- The Latest: New Mexico REAL ID compromise passes 2nd test Updated: Feb-05-16 6:43 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The latest on New Mexico lawmakers' REAL ID debate (all times local):
- Man gets maximum sentence for beating deaths of transients Updated: Feb-05-16 6:12 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A judge sentenced a young man convicted of beating two homeless men to death with cinder blocks and other objects to the maximum term of 67 ½ years in prison Friday after hearing tearful pleas for tough punishment from the victims' relatives.
- The Latest: Man gets maximum for transients' beating deaths Updated: Feb-05-16 5:09 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The latest on the sentencing of a man convicted of beating two homeless men to death (all times local):
- New Mexico Senate passes version of a 'Kendra's law' Updated: Feb-05-16 5:00 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - A year after a similar bill died amid partisan bickering, the New Mexico Senate passed a proposal Friday that would require some state residents with severe mental illness to receive court-ordered outpatient treatment.
- Family blames deputies for death of great-grandfather Updated: Feb-05-16 4:18 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A New Mexico family says excessive force on the part of sheriff deputies is to blame for the death of an 88-year-old great-grandfather who was distraught, wandering his neighborhood shirtless and wearing only one shoe following the death of his wife.
- Officials: Burglar takes chocolate from New Mexico school Updated: Feb-05-16 2:46 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Authorities say a thief broke into an Albuquerque elementary school and stole more than a dozen boxes of Student Council chocolate.
- Albuquerque police: Vehicle goes airborne; 3 die in crash Updated: Feb-05-16 9:34 am
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Albuquerque police say a speeding car failed to stop at a T intersection, went over a ditch and landed on a golf course, killing three of the five people inside.
- Study finds confusion in Albuquerque police lapel cam policy Updated: Feb-04-16 1:45 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - University of New Mexico researchers say the Albuquerque Police Department's lapel camera policy is confusing and hard to enforce.
- Holly Holm's trainer has one of his champ belts stolen Updated: Feb-03-16 6:40 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Nationally known MMA trainer and former world champion kickboxer Mike Winkeljohn says he wishes he could have confronted the burglars who broke into his shed and took one of his championship belts.
- Authorities identify Albquerque suspect shot by officers Updated: Feb-03-16 3:51 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Authorities say two sheriff's deputies and one police officer fired multiple shots at a suspect accused of shooting and wounding another man in Albuquerque, carjacking two vehicles as he attempted to escape law enforcement and firing at officers.
- Mobile dentistry targets elderly patients Updated: Feb-03-16 3:50 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Dental professionals are hitting the road in vans as part of an Albuquerque health care program that treats hundreds of elderly in their homes and at assisted living centers.
- New Mexico Senate panel OKs measure for teacher raises Updated: Feb-03-16 1:54 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico teachers and some administrators at various levels would see minimum salaries increase under a pared-down proposal that cleared a Senate committee Wednesday despite objections about the push being an unfunded mandate.
- Candidates vie for secretary of state post after scandal Updated: Feb-02-16 9:22 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - The fall election for New Mexico secretary of state will pit Democratic Bernalillo County Clerk Maggie Toulouse Oliver against Republican state Rep. Nora Espinoza of Roswell in the wake of a scandal that landed the state election agency's former chief in jail.
- Albuquerque lawyer acquitted for shooting homeless man Updated: Feb-02-16 9:58 am
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - An Albuquerque lawyer has been found not guilty after shooting a homeless man in the leg.
- New Mexico House clears local curfew legislation Updated: Feb-02-16 5:00 am
SANTA FE, New Mexico - A measure that would give local governments the authority to impose curfews for children under the age of 16 has cleared the New Mexico House.
- New Mexico Senate attempts to slowdown bills in committees Updated: Feb-01-16 9:07 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Republican-backed bills that sailed through New Mexico's GOP-led House are facing a bumpier ride in the Democratic-controlled Senate.
- Hospital drama returns to New Mexico for third season Updated: Feb-01-16 6:32 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - NBC's hospital drama "The Night Shift" will be returning to New Mexico to film its third season.
- Medicaid edges out political agendas in New Mexico Updated: Feb-01-16 3:53 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Rising health care costs linked to the expansion of Medicaid in New Mexico combined with faltering state revenues are crowding out initiatives sought by Gov. Susana Martinez.
- Poll: 3 out of 5 New Mexicans support marijuana legalization Updated: Jan-28-16 5:20 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Three out of five New Mexico residents support the legalization and taxation of recreational marijuana, according to poll results released Thursday.
- Review: 71 school employees don't have background checks Updated: Jan-28-16 12:00 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A new review says 71 newly hired employees in schools district and charter schools throughout New Mexico don't have required background checks.
- New Mexico court approves changes to speedy trial rule Updated: Jan-27-16 8:40 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - The New Mexico Supreme Court on Wednesday approved changes to a rule designed to diminish the backlog of criminal cases awaiting trial in Bernalillo County.
- University of New Mexico looks to build new hospital Updated: Jan-27-16 9:41 am
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - University of New Mexico Hospital is planning a $600 million hospital intended to reduce emergency room wait times.
- The Latest: State auditor also probing MLK State Commission Updated: Jan-26-16 7:43 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The latest on New Mexico Attorney General's Office's investigation into the Martin Luther King Jr. State Commission (all times local):
- Albuquerque bus ridership drops for first time in decade Updated: Jan-26-16 9:02 am
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Fewer people are riding the bus in Albuquerque for the first time in a decade.