Dona Ana County resists enforcing immigration laws

April 24, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The Dona Ana County Commission is on record as saying it doesn’t want the southern New Mexico county or local authorities in the county enforcing federal immigration laws. A nonbinding resolution that the commission approved 4-1 Tuesday calls for the county to establish clear policies “that leave enforcement of...

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GOP governor airs campaign ad featuring Democrats

April 24, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A new television ad by Gov. Susana Martinez’s re-election campaign features northern New Mexico Democratic officials praising the Republican governor. The Martinez campaign said Wednesday the 30-second ad...

Deming man pleads guilty to marijuana trafficking

April 24, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A Deming man faces multiple years in prison when he is sentenced on his guilty plea in a drug trafficking case stemming from the discovery of a half-ton of marijuana hidden in a truck. The U.S. Attorney’s Office says...

N.M. police: Man arrested for DWI 2 days in a row

April 24, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Farmington police say a man was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated two days in a row. Police say 29-year-old Shawn Smith of Farmington was arrested April 15 during a traffic stop of a minivan that lacked tail lights,...

Stepfather of slain N.M. boy arrested in drug case

April 24, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities in Albuquerque say a drug investigation has resulted in the arrest of a man whose 9-year-old stepson was fatally beaten, allegedly by the boy’s mother. Police say narcotics detectives arrested 41-year-old Steve...

US weighs clemency for inmates jailed for 10 years

April 24, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Deputy Attorney General James Cole concludes his news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. Cole announced the new standards that will be considered in deciding whether to recommend clemency for certain non-violent...

SKorea ferry toll hits 159 as relatives wait

April 24, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Buddhists monks walk after their pray for the safe return of people believed to be trapped in the sunken Sewol ferry at a port in Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. The grim work of recovering bodies from the submerged South Korea...


Every 15 Minutes

April 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mark Wilson Photos ABOVE: Emergency personnel come to the aid of mock car wreck victims during the ‘Every 15 Minutes’ program in front of Roswell High School, Wednesday morning.   LEFT: Roswell High students portray the living dead during...


Multiple Sclerosis Walk set for Saturday

April 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Randal Seyler Record Staff Writer Residents from Roswell and surrounding communities will join together for “Walk MS: Roswell” on Saturday at Cahoon Park. “We’re getting food for at least 100 people,” said Patty Jones, co-ordinator for the event....


Roswell’s Most Wanted

April 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jesus Rodriguez, 32, is wanted for larceny over $500, but less than $2,500. Rodriguez was allegedly seen on three separate dates (Thursday, Feb. 27, Wednesday, March 5, and Tuesday, March 25) removing surveillance cameras from a building on the 1100 block of...