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Clovis woman accused of practicing medicine without license

May 2, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a Clovis woman has been arrested for allegedly practicing medicine without a license. Prosecutors say 56-year-old Annette Ternes was taken into custody after an investigation by the Ninth Judicial District Attorney’s Office, the New Mexico Attorney General’s Office, the state Board of Nursing and the U.S....

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HUD awards some $2.9M to homeless programs in New Mexico

May 2, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded more than $2.9 million to homeless housing and service programs across New Mexico. HUD Secretary Julian Castro announced the funding award Monday. The Continuum of...

The Latest: New Mexico bishops attack anti-child abuse push

May 2, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

In this April 21, 2016, photo, Children, Youth and Families Department Secretary Monique Jacobson talks at The Associated Press’s bureau in Albuquerque about her agency’s new campaign to battle child abuse. Featuring slick commercials starring...

4-year-old girl killed in collision off I-40 in Albuquerque

April 30, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police say a 4-year-old girl has died after two vehicles collided on an Albuquerque road. Police spokesman Daren DeAguero says the crash happened around 6:30 p.m. Friday on Tramway near I-40. According to officers, a car heading...

New Mexico auditor orders study of contract awarding process

April 30, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State Auditor Tim Keller is calling for an audit of how New Mexico awards contracts. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports (http://bit.ly/1rI9nqF) that a review of how the state awards contracts will commence this summer. The study will...

Captive-born wolf pups released into wild den in New Mexico

April 30, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

This April 2016 photo provided by Endangered Wolf Center shows Regina Mossotti, director of Animal Care and Conservation at the Endangered Wolf Center in Eureka, Mo., administering a checkup on a pup named Vida. Federal wildlife officials say they have, for...

Las Cruces man pleads guilty to murder in girlfriend’s death

April 29, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A Las Cruces man accused of fatally stabbing and beating his girlfriend is facing life in prison after pleading guilty to first-degree murder. Prosecutors say 24-year-old Corey Franklin entered his plea Friday. He’s scheduled...

Workers testify to falsifying records, denying food aid

April 29, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — State caseworkers and supervisors have testified that they falsified income information on emergency applications for people seeking food assistance, resulting in some of New Mexico’s most needy being denied help. The...

Las Cruces couple is accused of 15 counts of child abuse

April 28, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a Las Cruces couple has been arrested and accused of 15 counts of child abuse. Dona Ana County Sheriff’s officials say the couple allegedly abused the woman’s young son and daughter over the past year....

Las Cruces police investigating an apparent murder-suicide

April 28, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Police say they’re investigating what appears to be a murder-suicide involving an elderly couple at their Las Cruces home. Officers were asked by a caregiver to conduct a welfare check Thursday on the couple. After entering the...