- 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.
- Santa Fe archbishop to travel to El Paso to hear the pope Updated: Feb-10-16 7:49 am
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Santa Fe Archbishop John Wester says he will be traveling in the U.S.-Mexico border after all to see Pope Francis during his Ciudad Juarez visit this month.
- Santa Fe archbishop to host Albuquerque forum on immigration Updated: Feb-10-16 5:01 am
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Santa Fe Archbishop John Wester is planning to host a forum around the subject of immigration.
- Roundhouse operator has been fielding calls for 32 years Updated: Feb-10-16 2:06 am
SANTA FE, New Mexico - One caller needed to talk with his lawmaker, but didn't know who that was.
- Utah State beats New Mexico 80-72 to end 5-game skid Updated: Feb-10-16 12:31 am
LOGAN, Utah - Chris Smith scored 19 points, including 7 of 8 free throws, and Utah State beat New Mexico 80-72 on Tuesday night, ending a five-game skid.
- New Mexico House approves ethics commission plan Updated: Feb-09-16 11:56 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - New Mexico has moved closer than ever to creating an independent ethics commission to keep watch over the conduct of public officials in the wake of a campaign finance scandal that led the resignation and jailing of former Secretary of State Dianna Duran.
- Feds plan outreach to New Mexico youth in opioid fight Updated: Feb-09-16 8:57 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Federal law enforcement officials are citing a rise in drug overdose deaths in New Mexico as the FBI and Drug Enforcement Administration release a documentary aimed at educating high schoolers on the dangers of opioids.
- Authorities' pursuit of Amber Alert suspect ends with crash Updated: Feb-09-16 4:54 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - An Albuquerque man who police say took his 2-year-old daughter from her mother at gunpoint fled north to Colorado on Tuesday before his vehicle hit troopers' spike strips, rolled over and ejected both him and the toddler, authorities said.
- Court refuses to end lawsuit over fatal police shooting Updated: Feb-09-16 4:13 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A federal appeals court has refused to end a lawsuit stemming from a New Mexico State Police officer's fatal shooting of a Glorieta man.
- Man pleads guilty to 2015 rape at Las Cruces senior center Updated: Feb-09-16 4:07 pm
LAS CRUCES, New Mexico - A man has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a woman with multiple sclerosis at a senior living center in Las Cruces last year.
- Route 66 in Albuquerque is site of fight over rapid transit Updated: Feb-09-16 3:16 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A proposal to build a system of express buses and canopy-covered stations along historic Route 66 in Albuquerque is drawing opposition from shop owners.
- The Latest: Colorado troopers chased Amber Alert suspect Updated: Feb-09-16 1:54 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The Latest on a reported abduction of a 2-year-old New Mexico girl (all times local):
- Immigrant licenses at lowest level since 2003 Updated: Feb-09-16 1:28 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The number of state driver's licenses issued to immigrants has plunged to its lowest level since New Mexico began granting driving privileges to those living in the country illegally, records show.
- Obama budget includes money for Albuquerque transit project Updated: Feb-09-16 1:12 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - President Barack Obama's proposed federal budget includes support for funding for a major mass transit project in Albuquerque.
- Otero County Commissioners approve weapons in workplace Updated: Feb-09-16 12:08 pm
ALAMOGORDO, New Mexico - Otero County employees will be able to carry weapons in the workplace.
- Police seize Santa Fe archdiocese files in molestation case Updated: Feb-09-16 10:47 am
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Authorities have seized records from the Archdiocese of Santa Fe as part of an investigation into claims that a Catholic school teacher inappropriately touched female students.
- New Mexico prisons cut visiting hours due to staff shortage Updated: Feb-09-16 9:56 am
SANTA FE, New Mexico - State officials say they are cutting visiting hours at New Mexico prisons as the Corrections Department continues to grapple with low staffing levels.