- 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.
- Nation's only unsalaried legislature is well compensated Updated: Feb-08-16 8:08 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - New Mexico lawmakers were paid a combined $2.3 million last year for expenses, travel and other costs in what marked a 25 percent increase over the previous comparable legislative session.
- Compensation in 2015 for New Mexico lawmakers Updated: Feb-08-16 7:27 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Here is a list of the compensation received by New Mexico legislators in 2015, according to Department of Finance and Administration records. Lawmakers receive payments for daily expenses, mileage and travel to out-of-state legislative conferences. They are not paid an annual salary.
- Budget bill considered in New Mexico Legislature Updated: Feb-06-16 6:38 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - New Mexico's Republican-led House of Representatives voted to approve a $6.3 billion budget that increases spending on Medicaid health care, early childhood education and prisons while cutting funding to state colleges and universities.
- New Mexico succeeds in legal fight to bar horse slaughter Updated: Feb-05-16 3:49 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A court decision will prevent a horse slaughter operation from opening in New Mexico after the state's lengthy legal battle.
- Bills race into New Mexico Legislature, fight long odds Updated: Feb-04-16 12:38 am
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Lawmakers introduced a flurry of bills as the doors swung shut on new legislation at New Mexico's state capitol on Wednesday.
- Sheriff's Office: Teacher rearrested, faces new allegations Updated: Feb-03-16 12:08 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Santa Fe County authorities say a teacher accused of inappropriately touching a 6-year-old girl has been rearrested after authorities received new information about additional alleged victims.
- Bail bond reform amendment clears New Mexico Senate Updated: Feb-02-16 5:47 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - A proposed constitutional amendment aimed at reforming New Mexico's bail bond system cleared the state Senate on a 29-9 vote Tuesday.
- Urban Outfitters squaring off against Navajo Nation in court Updated: Feb-02-16 5:21 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - The Navajo Nation is seeking potentially millions of dollars from Urban Outfitters Inc. over clothing, jewelry and other merchandise bearing the tribe's name that the popular retailer has sold.
- 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.
- Police: Robbery suspect shot by officers was Santa Fe man Updated: Feb-01-16 2:34 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Authorities say an armed robbery suspect fatally shot by Santa Fe police at a motel last week was a Santa Fe man who had a gun in his possession and several thousand dollars of cash in his belongings.
- New Mexico state auditor flags 56 entities for late reports Updated: Jan-27-16 8:29 am
SANTA FE, New Mexico - New Mexico's state auditor is flagging a long list of state agencies and local government authorities for failing to turn in annual audit results on time.
- Some call New Mexico governor 'anti-immigrant' over ID law Updated: Jan-25-16 9:07 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has urged comprehensive immigration reform and asked candidates to tone down their rhetoric amid strong anti-immigration sentiment from some fellow Republicans, but she still faces accusations of pushing an "anti-immigrant" agenda.
- New Mexico weighs anti-crime laws as other states ditch them Updated: Jan-25-16 1:58 am
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Criminal justice reform has become a hot topic around the nation amid a conversation about easing three-strikes sentencing laws, scaling back mandatory sentencing laws and focusing on rehabilitation.
- Interim Santa Fe police chief is named permanent chief Updated: Jan-22-16 5:38 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - The interim Santa Fe police chief has been named the permanent chief after a nationwide search and interview process.
- Author who hinted at loot looks for missing treasure hunter Updated: Jan-22-16 4:23 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - An author whose book hints at a cache of gold, jewelry and artifacts worth nearly $2 million in New Mexico launched his own search for a Colorado man who went missing while looking for the loot.
- New Mexico utility dedicates solar energy plant in Santa Fe Updated: Jan-22-16 5:01 am
SANTA FE, New Mexico - New Mexico's largest electric utility has dedicated a new solar generating station in Santa Fe County.
- New Mexico rescue worker discovers fallen climber is ex-wife Updated: Jan-20-16 2:28 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Rescue team volunteer Scott Hicks was responding to a call about a woman who died while rock climbing when he received a shock: The body belonged to his ex-wife.
- New Mexico sues Volkswagen over emissions scandal Updated: Jan-20-16 1:09 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico is suing Volkswagen and other German automakers over an emissions cheating scandal that involves millions of cars worldwide, the first state to do so but almost certainly not the last.
- Centuries-old curling finds dedicated fans in Santa Fe Updated: Jan-20-16 2:02 am
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Kirsten Stromberg barked out orders to her three teammates on where she wanted the 42-pound granite stones to land.
- New Mexico lawmakers convene to forge budget Updated: Jan-19-16 10:14 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Republican Gov. Susana Martinez called on state lawmakers to crack down on violent crime and put public safety at the top of state priorities as New Mexico's Legislature convened Tuesday for a 30-day budgetary session.
- The Latest: House GOP leader says REAL ID reform top on list Updated: Jan-19-16 7:59 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - The latest on New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez's State of the State address (all times local):
- Report: New Mexico charter schools cost more, perform same Updated: Jan-18-16 4:48 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Rapidly expanding charter schools in New Mexico are spending more per student with similar academic results to traditional public schools, state program analysts told lawmakers on Monday.
- Disgraced former New Mexico secretary of state released Updated: Jan-17-16 11:53 am
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Former New Mexico Secretary of State Dianna Duran completed a 30-day sentence on Sunday for using political campaign funds to fuel a gambling spree, walking out of a county jail on the outskirts of Santa Fe to begin five years of probation that includes conversations with school children and civic groups.
- Santa Fe to have own city film commission Updated: Jan-17-16 5:01 am
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Santa Fe will have its own film commission to help lure productions and cultivate independent filmmakers.