Artesia man killed in accident

January 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

A 22-year-old man from Artesia died Friday as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. On Friday, New Mexico State Police were dispatched to Hermosa Street in Artesia, just east of the Douglas intersection, in reference to a fatal motor vehicle accident. The preliminary investigation revealed that a vehicle driven by Jonathan [&hellip...

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Duty, Honor, Art: The NMMI Collection

January 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Ongoing until June 18 While the New Mexico Military Institute has a long history of engaging the Roswell Museum and its holdings, NMMI also has its own significant collection of art and historical objects, including paintings, prints and sculpture....

The Latest: 5 rescued from flooded homeless encampment

January 20, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

Raindrops bead upon a windshield as a pedestrian walks through rain in downtown Los Angeles, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. The second in a trio of storms has arrived in California. Rain, heavy at times, is overspreading the state early Friday and a flash flood...

Ex-teacher sentenced to prison in child pornography case

January 20, 2017 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 41-year-old former Albuquerque kindergarten teacher has been sentenced to 6 ½ years in prison for convictions on child pornography charges. A federal judge on Thursday also sentenced Joshua Weitz to 15 years of supervised release...

Navajo leaders consider switching name to Dine Nation

January 20, 2017 • State NewsComments (0)

GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — Navajo Nation leaders are considering changing the name of the tribal government from Navajo to Dine. Legislation proposing the official name change went before the Navajo Nation Council’s Budget and Finance Committee and was...

New Mexico unemployment rate declines to 6.6 percent

January 20, 2017 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s unemployment is down. The state Department of Workforce Solutions reports that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 6.6% in December, down from 6.7% in November and unchanged from a year earlier. The...

New Mexico targets Takata, auto makers over faulty air bags

January 20, 2017 • State NewsComments (0)

In this May 4, 2016, file photo, visitors walk by a Takata Corp. desk at an automaker’s showroom in Tokyo. New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas has announced a lawsuit against Japanese manufacturer Takata and a long list of auto makers in...

Police arrest suspect in crash that killed 14-year-old girl

January 20, 2017 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police on Friday arrested a 21-year-old woman on homicide and multiple other charges in a fatal crash that left a teenage girl dead. Police say Elexus Groves was driving a stolen car on Wednesday when she crashed into a...

Champagne corks pop in Moscow at Trump’s inauguration

January 20, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

People watch the presidential inauguration ceremony for Donald Trump in a network and party location in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. A hundred Trump sympathizers, nationalist activists and spin doctors gathered at a hipster party location several...

Gambia’s defeated leader agrees to cede power: Official

January 20, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Soldiers roll back the red carpet near a parked Gambian Presidential aircraft on the tarmac of Banjul’s airport Friday Jan. 20, 2016. The leaders of Guinea and Mauritania have arrived in Gambia’s capital in a last-ditch diplomatic effort to get...