- Fatal cherry picker accident occurred during demonstration Updated: May-25-15 4:55 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A cherry picker accident that left a man and a boy dead and injured three other children happened as the man was giving the neighborhood kids a demonstration of the elevated lift, authorities said.
- Shiprock boy with genetic condition gets liver transplant Updated: May-25-15 3:01 pm
FARMINGTON, New Mexico - A 2-year-old Shiprock boy who suffers from a rare genetic condition recently received a liver transplant in California.
- Former Rio Rancho teacher files lawsuit over her 2012 firing Updated: May-25-15 1:59 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A former Rio Rancho teacher says in a lawsuit that she was fired as a result of her involvement with a union and her outspoken criticism of school district officials.
- Work begins on interim ventilation system at nuke dump Updated: May-25-15 5:16 am
CARLSBAD, New Mexico - Workers at the federal government's nuclear waste repository in southern New Mexico are installing a temporary ventilation system that will increase airflow in the underground facility.
- San Juan County septic pump companies facing state fines Updated: May-25-15 5:04 am
FARMINGTON, New Mexico - The New Mexico Environment Department is ramping up enforcement of required certification for septic pumping companies in San Juan County.
- Downtown Portales to shut down for movie shoot Updated: May-25-15 5:04 am
PORTALES, New Mexico - Downtown Portales will be closed to traffic Tuesday and get temporarily taken over by Hollywood.
- New Mexico graduating more in liberal arts than tech Updated: May-24-15 4:51 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico's major universities may not be turning out graduates in science and mathematics at a rate fast enough for employers in those fields, according to recent data.
- Annual Rolling Thunder 'Ride for Freedom' honors veterans Updated: May-24-15 4:35 pm
WASHINGTON - The roar of motorcycle engines filled the air in the nation's capital on Sunday as thousands of bikers saluted military veterans with the Rolling Thunder "Ride for Freedom."
- SWAT called off in standoff with man at Albuquerque home Updated: May-24-15 2:17 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Albuquerque police have called off SWAT officers following a standoff with an armed resident making threats.
- Hikers find inert bomb hiking outside Santa Fe Updated: May-24-15 12:23 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Authorities say two hikers unknowingly found an inert bomb in the Santa Fe area wilderness.
- Man acquitted of raping Las Cruces woman Updated: May-24-15 12:19 pm
EL PASO, Texas - A man has been acquitted on charges of raping a 22-year-old woman in Las Cruces.
- Lovington School Board names new superintendent Updated: May-24-15 5:05 am
LOVINGTON, New Mexico - The Lovington School Board has appointed interim superintendent LeAnne Gandy as the district's permanent schools chief.
- Albuquerque panhandling initiative struggles for donations Updated: May-24-15 5:02 am
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - An Albuquerque initiative aimed at steering people to donate to charities instead of panhandlers is struggling to bring in donations.
- New details disclosed in deadly Ruidoso police shooting Updated: May-24-15 5:02 am
RUIDOSO, New Mexico - New Mexico State Police are disclosing new details in last week's fatal shooting of a man by Ruidoso police.
- Boy dies, 8 others hurt in vehicle rollover near Carlsbad Updated: May-23-15 7:28 pm
CARLSBAD, New Mexico - New Mexico State Police say a boy has died and eight others, including six children, were injured in a rollover crash in Eddy County.
- May showers do little for severe drought in Four Corners Updated: May-23-15 5:10 pm
FARMINGTON, New Mexico - Recent storms have made little dent in the drought affecting the Four Corners region, forecasters said this week.
- Harvey Girls recognized for role in history of American West Updated: May-23-15 5:02 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - New Mexico is recognizing the legacy of the Harvey Girls, the thousands of women credited with helping transform the West by taking waitressing jobs along the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway line.
- Las Cruces man's convictions in daughter's death reversed Updated: May-23-15 11:58 am
LAS CRUCES, New Mexico - A New Mexico appeals court has overturned the convictions of a Las Cruces man sentenced in the death of his baby daughter.
- Improvement plans for Farmington could cost $2 million Updated: May-23-15 6:26 am
FARMINGTON, New Mexico - The city of Farmington's goal to transform its downtown center could cost more than $2 million.
- Los Alamos panel holding hearings on plastic bags ban plan Updated: May-23-15 5:04 am
LOS ALAMOS, New Mexico - A Los Alamos panel is holding hearing on a possible ban of single-use plastic bags.
- Santa Fe teacher won't face charges in book-throwing case Updated: May-22-15 8:17 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Prosecutors dismissed child abuse charges Friday against a Santa Fe middle school principal and teacher over allegations the teacher threw paperback books that hit two students.
- Public ed chief: Less time on testing to help state schools Updated: May-22-15 5:03 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico's top public school official said Friday that teachers will have more time to spend with children in the classroom rather on bureaucratic processes thanks to a decision to reduce the time students spend taking tests based on the Common Core standards.
- 4 hurt when Navajo Nation transit bus crashes near Gallup Updated: May-22-15 4:01 pm
GALLUP, New Mexico - Authorities say four people aboard a Navajo Nation transit bus have been injured after a head-on crash with another vehicle north of Gallup.
- Settlement to change New Mexico's disability waiver system Updated: May-22-15 3:58 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit over claims of wrongly denied or limited services for people with developmental disabilities after the state adopted a new assessment system.
- Albuquerque schools won't pay $1.4 million for PARCC testing Updated: May-22-15 3:08 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Albuquerque Public Schools won't be reimbursing the state education department for this spring's PARCC testing costs.