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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 school. A teacher for 20 years, Romero has a reputation for giving to students [&hellip...

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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...

System failure behind Albuquerque sewage spoil investigated

March 22, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Water officials are investigating how a backup power system failure last month, resulting in 6 million gallons of partially treated sewage to seep into the Rio Grande. The Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority...

Suicidal woman safe after threatening to jump from overpass

March 22, 2015 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say a woman who threatened to jump from a highway overpass is safe. Police spokesman Simon Drobik said the woman was taken into custody without incident Saturday around 8 a.m. According to Drobik, she was suicidal...