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Navajo Nation reports no new COVID-19 cases and no deaths

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – The Navajo Nation on Tuesday reported no new confirmed COVID-19 cases and no additional deaths. Tribal health officials said the total number of cases since the pandemic began...

DATE: April 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Advocates detail ‘shadow pandemic’ of violence against women

ALBUQUERQUE – Cases of domestic violence against Indigenous women and children and instances of sexual assault increased over the past year as nonprofit groups and social workers scrambled to meet...

DATE: April 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Albuquerque police union starts campaign focused on crime

ALBUQUERQUE – The union that represents police officers in New Mexico’s largest city has launched a $70,000 campaign aimed at highlighting Albuquerque’s persistent crime problems. The Albuquerque...

DATE: April 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Prison worker alleges retaliation for report of rodents

SANTA FE – A mental-health worker at a state prison in western New Mexico says she was harassed and threatened by superiors after reporting details of an apparent rodent infestation, under a...

DATE: April 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

La Plata County denies license for marijuana dispensary

Border Buds, the proposed dispensary on the Colorado-New Mexico border, lost its bid for a La Plata County marijuana business license Tuesday. The county’s Marijuana Licensing Authority, made up of...

DATE: April 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Largest firefighting plane may be sold for COVID response

DENVER – As Western states prepare for this year’s wildfire season, the world’s largest firefighting plane has been grounded and could be converted to help fight against another crisis, the...

DATE: April 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico tourist wins $10.5M Las Vegas casino slot jackpot

LAS VEGAS – A visitor from New Mexico won a $10.5 million slot machine jackpot early Tuesday at a Las Vegas casino, the property reported. The South Point Hotel Casino & Spa said the Megabucks...

DATE: April 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo Nation reports five new COVID-19 cases, but no deaths

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – The Navajo Nation reports five new confirmed COVID-19 cases, but no additional deaths. Tribal health officials say the numbers released Monday night bring the total number of...

DATE: April 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexican residents 16 or older may now schedule vaccines

SANTA FE – Every New Mexico resident 16 or older who has signed up on the state’s online coronavirus vaccine registry can now schedule their own appointments. The announcement on Monday means...

DATE: April 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Man arrested after girlfriend’s kids give note to bus driver

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – A Las Cruces man was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence-related charges after his girlfriend asked her children to give their school bus driver a note saying she was in...

DATE: April 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

The Blotter

Durango Police Monday 11:25 a.m. Theft was reported in the 2600 block of West Second Avenue. 1:03 p.m. A firearm was stolen from a vehicle in the 3100 block of East Animas Village Drive. 2:26...

DATE: April 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Man charged with killing fifth person in southern Colorado

ALAMOSA – A man already charged with killing four people in connection with the discovery of human remains and missing persons cases in Colorado’s San Luis Valley has been charged with murder in...

DATE: April 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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