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Unpaid camera tickets reported to credit bureaus

April 13, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Tens of thousands of Albuquerque drivers have been reported to credit bureaus for failing to pay their red-light camera tickets. A company working for the private vendor that ran the city’s camera program has reported 81,000 people for the unpaid citations. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/YjyoCR) that covers...

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No charges to be filed in NM horse shooting case

April 13, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico man seen in an Internet video swearing at animal activists before shooting a horse in the head will not face any charges. Chaves County District Attorney Janetta Hicks determined that while Tim Sappington showed poor...

NM park officials close Alcove House to visitors

April 13, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — High above the floor of Frijoles Canyon sits one of the most popular sites at Bandelier National Monument. Accessible only by a series wooden ladders and steep stone steps, the kiva at the Alcove House site graces the edge of a...

Investigation continues into NM school bus crash

April 13, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ESPANOLA, N.M. (AP) — State police continue to investigate the cause of a school bus crash in the Carson National Forest. New Mexico State Police Sgt. Emmanuel Gutierrez said Saturday that authorities are awaiting an autopsy report and the results of...

NM park officials close Alcove House to visitors

April 13, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Officials at Bandelier National Monument have closed one of the park’s most popular sites due to concerns about its structural stability. Accessible only by a series wooden ladders and stone steps, the kiva at the Alcove House...

Battle over NM building codes returns to court

April 12, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Environmentalists are accusing state construction regulators of running afoul of the New Mexico Court of Appeals. The New Mexico Environmental Law Center late Thursday asked the court to hold the state Construction Industries...

Sentencing in child rape case postponed

April 12, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The sentencing of a former Gallup paramedic convicted of raping of an 11-year-old boy in an Albuquerque arroyo has been postponed. Genaro Sandoval was scheduled to be sentenced Friday in Albuquerque District Court. Court officials...

Police: NM inmate attacked officer with urine

April 12, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — An 18-year-old man is facing battery charges after authorities say he threw his urine at an Eddy County Detention officer. The Carlsbad Current-Argus reports (http://bit.ly/10VeO31) that Anthony Duran was arrested this week on two...

State launches testing probe into top NM school

April 12, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — State education officials have launched an investigation into one of New Mexico’s top performing public high schools over allegations of testing “irregularities.” Officials from the state’s Public Education...

Police search for suspect in NM soda burglaries

April 11, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Police in Santa Fe are searching for a man suspected of burglarizing more than a dozen vending machines in the city. Detectives say the suspect was captured on video by a camera inside one of the machines on Feb. 10. The video shows...