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CBP: 84 pounds of marijuana seized in New Mexico

October 28, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA TERESA, N.M. (AP) — Federal authorities say they have seized 84 pounds of marijuana at the Santa Teresa port of entry in New Mexico. The estimated street value of the drugs is more than $67,000. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers say the seizure was made shortly around noon Saturday after a vehicle entered [&hellip...

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New Mexico court hears death sentence appeals

October 28, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s only inmates facing possible execution asked the state’s highest court on Monday to declare their death sentences unconstitutional because capital punishment was abolished after their convictions. The five...

1 dead in Albuquerque shooting

October 27, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say a man has died after being shot at a trailer park. Police spokesman Simon Drobik says officers responded to reports of shots fired near J and E streets around 11 a.m. Drobik says police found the victim who...

New Mexico water panel issued restraining order

October 27, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission has been ordered not to meet about its deliberations regarding the future of the Gila River, the Santa Fe New Mexican reported (http://bit.ly/1wttJko). A Santa Fe state district judge issued...

Several cases impacted by Farmington police theft

October 27, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — San Juan County prosecutors say more than a dozen drug cases have been affected by thefts allegedly committed by a Farmington police evidence technician and they expect the number to rise. The Daily Times reports...

Rio Rancho police officer dies in crash

October 27, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — Rio Rancho police say one of their officers has died after a single-vehicle crash. KOB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1w7emPL) that Police Chief Michael Geier says Officer Anthony Haase was on his way to an assault in progress at a home...

Democrat struggles against Gov. Susana Martinez

October 27, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 22, 2014 file photo, New Mexico gubernatorial candidates Gov. Susana Martinez, left, and Attorney General Gary King, right, shake hands at the conclusion of a Gubernatorial Candidate Forum in Albuquerque. Albuquerque Journal editor...

1 dead, 1 hurt in Moriarty strip club shooting

October 27, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

MORIARTY, N.M. (AP) — Torrance County authorities have arrested a man accused of shooting two people, one fatally, outside a strip club. Torrance County Sheriff Heath White says Morgan Dunkle allegedly shot two men in the parking lot after a fight inside...

1 dead in hit-and-run in Albuquerque

October 27, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police in Albuquerque are investigating a hit-and-run that has left one pedestrian dead. Police spokesman Daren DeAguero says a vehicle struck the victim near the intersection of Zuni and Charleston on Saturday night. He says the...

Dolores Huerta to campaign for Gary King

October 27, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Civil rights icon Dolores Huerta is coming to New Mexico to give Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Gary King a boost. Huerta is scheduled Sunday to campaign on behalf of King and other Democrats during a rally in Albuquerque. King is...