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Convicted former sheriff seeks sentencing delay, new trial

January 20, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former northern New Mexico sheriff convicted in a road rage incident wants his sentencing delayed while he seeks a new trial. Former Rio Arriba County Sheriff Tommy Rodella is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday on his Sept. 26 convictions for brandishing a firearm and depriving a motorist of his rights [&hellip...

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Sheriff’s Office: Santa Fe County woman’s death was homicide

January 20, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe County authorities say the death of a woman who had been reported missing was an apparent homicide. Deputies found the body of 30-year-old Julieanne Kelly on her family’s property in the Santa Fe area late Friday. Her...

Albuquerque police: Man fatally wounded when shot at store

January 20, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say a 22-year-old man is dead following a shooting at a retail store. Details of the Sunday night shooting remain sketchy. Police haven’t released the victim’s identity. Police do say there’s...

White Sands National Monument weighing admission hike

January 20, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The public will be able to share their input about a proposal to increase admission for White Sands National Monument. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (http://bit.ly/1CpEV3a) that a monthlong public comment period for the proposed...

Historic Santa Fe resort operating amid renovations, layoffs

January 20, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Operators of a storied Santa Fe resort say it’s unknown how long a major renovation project will take. The Santa Fe New Mexican repots (http://bit.ly/1BQgbTZ) that Bishop’s Lodge Ranch, Resort & Spa remains open despite...

NAACP wants neglected Las Cruces cemetery restored

January 20, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A Las Cruces cemetery where more than 65 African Americans are buried has become a final resting place for trash and overrun weeds. Members of the NAACP’s Dona Ana County branch said they are asking city and community leaders...

Man pleads guilty to meth trafficking in Eddy County

January 20, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Mexican national has pleaded guilty in Las Cruces federal court trafficking drugs in Eddy County. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for New Mexico says 33-year-old Israel Mireles-Rivera, who had been living in Hagerman illegally,...

1 killed, 1 injured in rollover crash in Albuquerque

January 20, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police in Albuquerque say one person is dead and another hospitalized after a single-vehicle crash Sunday morning. Police spokesman Simon Drobik says the vehicle was heading westbound on Paseo Del Norte just west of Eagle Ranch when...

White Sands National Monument weighing admission hike

January 19, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The public will be able to share their input about a proposal to increase admission for White Sands National Monument. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (http://bit.ly/1CpEV3a) that a monthlong public comment period for the proposed...

Historic Santa Fe resort operating amid renovations, layoffs

January 19, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Operators of a storied Santa Fe resort say it’s unknown how long a major renovation project will take. The Santa Fe New Mexican repots (http://bit.ly/1BQgbTZ) that Bishop’s Lodge Ranch, Resort & Spa remains open despite...