- Authorities ID Boy Scout who died in New Mexico flash flood Updated: Jun-29-15 6:48 pm
CIMARRON, New Mexico - Authorities on Monday released the name of a Boy Scout who died after being swept away by a flash flood during a camping trip with his troop in northern New Mexico.
- New Mexico AG criticizes plan for San Juan plant Updated: Jun-28-15 5:02 am
FARMINGTON, New Mexico - New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas is not a fan of a plan to keep an aging coal-fired plant going with a mix of coal, natural gas, nuclear and solar generation.
- High court rules New Mexico investment suits constitutional Updated: Jun-25-15 8:28 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - New Mexico's highest court on Thursday cleared the way for two lawsuits that allege political support for former Gov. Bill Richardson influenced state investment deals.
- New Mexico AG calls for overhaul of state's energy system Updated: Jun-25-15 5:06 am
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas says the state's current electricity system is dysfunctional.
- Lawsuit: New Mexico AG staffer bullied nonprofit Updated: Jun-24-15 3:55 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - An inexperienced New Mexico attorney general staffer bullied nonprofit employees and harassed a female worker on social media while using the name "Mr. Smooth," according to a new lawsuit.
- New Mexico AG eyes audit of foreclosure prevention nonprofit Updated: Jun-23-15 9:11 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The New Mexico Attorney General's office says a nonprofit that helps people facing foreclosure is blocking efforts to see how it's spending public money.
- New Mexico's public safety agencies to merge Updated: Jun-23-15 5:23 pm
LAS CRUCES, New Mexico - State police, motor transportation officers and special investigators will be part of a new streamlined New Mexico State Police Division starting in July.
- Ex-White House chef Scheib remembered for magnificent meals Updated: Jun-22-15 7:01 pm
TAOS, New Mexico - From spending more than a decade preparing food for some of the world's most influential people as the White House executive chef to appearing on the Food Network's "Iron Chef America" show in 2006, Walter Scheib is being remembered for his culinary creations and charity work.
- 2 New Mexico lawmakers join GOP group in diversify efforts Updated: Jun-20-15 2:14 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Two New Mexico state lawmakers have been named to a national Republican group seeking to recruit and train GOP candidates from diverse communities and backgrounds, the Republican State Leadership Committee announced this week
- New Mexico legislative chamber to trade in old technology Updated: Jun-19-15 5:22 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - It has been a witness to New Mexico's political history for the last three decades, but the old light bulb board that records votes in the state House of Representatives soon could be going away.
- New Mexico AG wants more 'transparency' in campaign finance Updated: Jun-17-15 6:54 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas said Wednesday he wants to increase transparency and accountability in the state's campaign finance reporting process.
- New Mexico governor signs capital spending bill Updated: Jun-17-15 2:16 pm
LAS CRUCES, New Mexico - Calling it a "job-creation bill," New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez on Wednesday signed a capital spending bill that includes around $45 million for highway infrastructure projects.
- New Mexico Gov. Martinez praises Jeb Bush for hiring ex-aide Updated: Jun-15-15 8:05 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez said Monday that Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush knows "how to pick the best" and made a good move in hiring one of her former top aides as his campaign manager.
- New Mexico Supreme Court sides with unions in wage case Updated: Jun-15-15 7:21 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The New Mexico Supreme Court on Monday sided with a group of unions and ordered state labor officials to revamp the way they set prevailing wage and fringe-benefit rates for certain public works projects.
- New Mexico Supreme Court asked to review 'copper rule' Updated: Jun-14-15 3:41 pm
SILVER CITY, New Mexico - New Mexico's attorney general and environmentalists want the state's highest court to review an appellate court's upholding of regulations that govern groundwater pollution by copper mines.
- Judge to rule on New Mexico Attorney General firings Updated: Jun-13-15 2:57 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - A judge will determine whether a state board will get to rule on the legality of the firings of 40 New Mexico Attorney General's Office employees.
- Modern-day slavery Updated: Jun-11-15 5:06 am
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Albuquerque police called her Sara - a pseudonym.
- AG looks to speed up behavioral health investigation Updated: Jun-10-15 4:56 pm
ESPANOLA, New Mexico - The New Mexico attorney general's office is seeking forensic auditors to help with the investigation into allegations of fraud and abuse involving nonprofits that provided behavioral health services to needy New Mexicans.
- New Mexico AG sets goals for Law Enforcement Academy board Updated: Jun-10-15 1:35 pm
ESPANOLA, New Mexico - The state attorney general stopped an attempt to limit public comments during New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy board meetings and instead asked the board to review its training for officers and to make sure it remains transparent.
- New Mexico special session ends with capital-spending deal Updated: Jun-08-15 10:22 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - After months of backroom negotiations and public finger-pointing, New Mexico lawmakers came back to Santa Fe on Monday and resolved partisan bickering over a $295 million capital projects bill and a package of tax incentives.
- The Latest: New Mexico Legislature OKs bills, adjourns Updated: Jun-08-15 7:18 pm
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- Officials probe release of felon accused of killing officer Updated: Jun-08-15 2:29 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The circumstances that led to the release of a repeat offender who authorities say went on to kill a police officer will be part of an inquiry being launched by New Mexico's top prosecutor.
- New Mexico Rail Runner needs $50 million for safety upgrade Updated: Jun-07-15 4:49 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Despite a federal deadline to install a safety upgrade to New Mexico's Rail Runner line, state transportation officials said Sunday that the funding does not exist.
- Small plane crashes near Raton; No report of any injuries Updated: Jun-05-15 7:40 pm
RATON, New Mexico - Authorities say a small plane has crashed near Raton, but there are no reports of any injuries.
- Carlsbad mental health center workers face fraud charges Updated: Jun-02-15 6:23 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Four employees of a defunct Carlsbad mental health center are facing Medicaid fraud charges after a statewide investigation into Medicaid providers, New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas announced Tuesday.