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Albuquerque police: Homeowner fatally shoots intruder

March 24, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police say a homeowner in southwest Albuquerque fatally shot an intruder. According to police, a caller told a 911 dispatcher that her husband had shot someone trying to break into their residence Monday morning. Responding officers found a dead person with a knife lying next to his body. Police say their [&hellip...

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Warming trend in Pacific could mean wet New Mexico spring

March 23, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A warming trend in the Pacific Ocean indicates New Mexico could be in for a wet spring, meteorologists said Saturday. National Weather Service officials said they observed a rare set of temperature conditions along the West Coast...

Albuquerque teacher spotlighted on ‘Ellen’ for generosity

March 23, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

Sonya Romero is photographed with her Kindergarten class doing some stretching exercises, Friday, March 20, 2015, in Albuquerque. Romero, a teacher at Lew Wallace Elementary School, was recently invited to be on the Ellen DeGenres show for her hard work at...

Alamogordo woman’s 2 dogs seized after mauling other dog

March 23, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — An Alamogordo woman is facing charges after her two dogs allegedly mauled another dog to death. The Alamogordo Daily News said Saturday (http://bit.ly/1CJGVGN) that 37-year-old Desiree Romeyn is facing two fourth-degree felonies...

Thousands turn out for 26th Bataan Memorial Death March

March 23, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — More than 5,000 people are taking part in an annual walk honoring those who died in the Bataan Death March. The Las Cruces Sun-News says (http://bit.ly/1DLayZX) the thousands of marchers include 12 prisoners of war survivors will be...

Albuquerque boy’s family needs money to cover surgery trip

March 23, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The family of a 7-year-old Albuquerque boy is trying to raise money to get to a Missouri hospital for a surgery that could allow him to walk. KOB-TV in Albuquerque (http://bit.ly/1IbJba7 ) says Alex Swetland’s parents need...

Hiker dies after falling off trail in Sandia Mountains

March 23, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a teenage girl hiking in the Sandia Mountains has died after falling off a trail. Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Sgt. Aaron Williamson says the 17-year-old hiker succumbed to injuries suffered in the fall Saturday...

Man dies in vehicle collision on I-40 in Albuquerque

March 22, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say a man is dead after his truck collided with another vehicle on Interstate 40. Police spokesman Simon Drobik says the collision happened around 9:30 a.m. Saturday as the truck was going westbound on an I-40...

New Mexico Legislature ends without state project funding

March 22, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Amid partisan fighting and barbs over blame, the New Mexico Legislature failed Saturday to come up with a plan to pay for various state projects as the 60-day legislative session came to an end. The Republican-controlled New Mexico...

Carlsbad school CEO on leave during investigation

March 22, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — The CEO of a Carlsbad school has been put on leave while she is investigated for ethical and possibly criminal allegations. The Carlsbad Current-Argus reports (http://bit.ly/1bl0ZVv) that the Council of Trustees for Jefferson...