Officer may lose job in homeless man’s death

ALBUQUERQUE – An officer charged with murder in the on-duty shooting death of a homeless man is expected to soon face a hearing to decide his fate with the Albuquerque Police Department, where he...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. auditor questions former sheriff’s spending

ALBUQUERQUE – A lack of internal controls and oversight in the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office allowed several officers to alter their hours and claim more than $130,000 in overtime pay from...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Lawmakers to discuss impeaching N.M. official

ALBUQUERQUE – Democratic leaders in the House of Representatives on Monday raised the possibility of impeachment proceedings against New Mexico’s top elections official after allegations of fraud,...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

School dedicated for ‘forgotten’ Mexican-American scholar

ALBUQUERQUE – Decades after leaving New Mexico in disgrace, a noted Mexican-American scholar and key figure in school desegregation got a school dedicated in his honor in his hometown of...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Drought done, but N.M. utilities push for conservation

ALBUQUERQUE – Water managers across New Mexico aren’t giving up on their push for residents to conserve water even though severe drought has disappeared. For the first time in more than four years,...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Prosecutors face challenge convicting N.M. police officers

ALBUQUERQUE – Prosecutors will have a tough time winning murder convictions against a New Mexico police officer and a retired detective in the on-duty killing of a homeless man – despite video that...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Judge denies N.M. drilling injunction

ALBUQUERQUE – A federal judge has rejected an effort by environmental groups to stall oil-and-gas development in northwestern New Mexico while they fight the approval of dozens of drilling permits...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Methane hot spot begs for action

ALBUQUERQUE – Members of New Mexico’s congressional delegation on Monday pointed to a hot spot of the potent global-warming gas methane over part of the American Southwest, saying federal officials...

DATE: July 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Western ranchers sue feds over water rule

ALBUQUERQUE – Ranchers in New Mexico, California and Washington state have challenged a new Obama administration rule giving federal agencies authority to protect some streams and wetlands. The...

DATE: July 16, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Operator says San Juan Generating plant may close

ALBUQUERQUE – The state’s largest electric utility says the rejection of its proposal by New Mexico regulators will lead to the complete closure of a coal-fired power plant that provides power to 2...

DATE: July 14, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

World folk art market to open in Santa Fe

SANTA FE – It’s more than the world’s largest folk art market. It’s about keeping traditions alive and helping artisans from developing countries use their skills to start their own businesses. Now...

DATE: July 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

2014 a record-breaking year for N.M. tourism

ALBUQUERQUE – Pointing to New Mexico’s slick television and online promotional commercials, Gov. Susana Martinez announced Monday that close to 33 million people visited the state last year, making...

DATE: June 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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