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Suspect in Albuquerque bank robbery at large

October 25, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities in Albuquerque say a woman dressed camouflage robbed a bank Saturday afternoon. FBI spokesman Frank Fisher says the female suspect walked up to a Bank of Albuquerque inside an Albertsons supermarket around 12:40 p.m. and gave a teller a note demanding money. The suspect was wearing a green camouflage uniform [&hellip...

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Behavioral health provider sues New Mexico agency

October 25, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A Las Cruces behavioral health care provider that closed last year filed a lawsuit Friday against state health officials over suspended Medicaid payments. Southwest Counseling Center Inc. names the New Mexico Human Services...

Judge sides against Santa Fe marijuana grower

October 25, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A judge denied a Santa Fe man’s petition Friday demanding that New Mexico health officials reopen the application period for eligible marijuana growers. State First District Judge Jennifer Attrep said state Health Secretary Retta...

Burglary suspects heard confessing all on 911

October 25, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say three people accused of burglarizing a Roswell home were caught after unknowingly confessing all to 911. KRQE-TV reported (http://bit.ly/1oHdMqY) Friday that police located the suspects last month based on what an...

Farmington shooting suspect arrested for drugs

October 25, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A 17-year-old Farmington boy accused in a fatal shooting has been arrested on unrelated drug charges. The Daily Times reports (http://bit.ly/1DMs24Y) that police took the youth in custody earlier this month after searching a...

Santa Fe to address residents’ ‘food challenges’

October 25, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe officials are rolling out a plan to help area residents get access to healthy food. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports (http://bitly.com/1nEIAIj) that a Food Policy Council made up of local and county officials announced Friday...

Annual Mount Cristo Rey pilgrimage planned

October 25, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

SUNLAND PARK, N.M. (AP) — The Diocese of Las Cruces is organizing its annual pilgrimage to Mount Cristo Rey in Sunland Park. The Stations of the Cross procession is scheduled Sunday for pilgrims to walk up and down the mountain from sunrise to sunset. A...

Balderas, Riedel vie to be New Mexico’s AG

October 24, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The race to be New Mexico’s attorney general pits state Auditor Hector Balderas, a rising star in the Democratic Party, against Republican Susan Riedel, a former prosecutor and judge with more than two decades of legal...

New Mexico man pleads guilty in federal fraud case

October 24, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Ojo Caliente man has pleaded guilty to federal conspiracy and mail fraud charges. Prosecutors in New Mexico say 43-year-old Gerald Archuleta admitted to a role in a scheme to defraud the federal and state Unemployment Insurance...

Police: ‘Explosive device’ hit New Mexico mosque

October 24, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police say an unknown suspect has thrown what appears to be Molotov cocktail at an Albuquerque mosque. Albuquerque police spokesman Tanner Tixier said the explosive device was tossed Friday morning at a window of the Islamic Center...