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Trial for NM accused of killing dad is pushed back

May 21, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SILVER CITY, N.M. (AP) — The trial for an Albuquerque teenager accused of killing his father on a November 2010 hunting trip in the Gila National Forest has been pushed back. Trial had been scheduled to begin in July for 18-year-old Thomas Manning. But attorney Stacey Ward says a witness critical to the defense won’t [&hellip...

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2 women in NM speed chase indicted for murder

May 21, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A pair of homeless women accused of plotting to kill an Albuquerque man following a sexual escapade because they wanted his car have been indicted. Second Judicial District Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday that a Bernalillo...

Crews mop up brush fires in southern New Mexico

May 21, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SUNLAND PARK, N.M. (AP) — Fire crews are mopping up brush fires along the Texas-New Mexico line near Sunland Park. Dona Ana County sheriff’s spokeswoman Kelly Jameson says some hot spots continued to smolder Tuesday as crews used hand tools in areas...

NM youth’s trial delayed in dad’s fatal shooting

May 21, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SILVER CITY, N.M. (AP) — The trial of an Albuquerque youth charged with murder in the shooting death of his father on a southwestern New Mexico hunting trip is being delayed. The Silver City Sun-News (http://bit.ly/Zb5jPK ) reports that defense attorney...

Albuquerque police oversight system reform eyed

May 21, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque will hold town hall meetings on overhauling its police oversight system as New Mexico’s largest city faces a federal investigation over police excessive force cases. Albuquerque councilors approved Monday a measure...

Albuquerque police oversight system reform eyed

May 21, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque will hold town hall meetings on overhauling its police oversight system as New Mexico’s largest city faces a federal investigation over police excessive force cases. Albuquerque councilors approved Monday a measure...

Fire restrictions increasing for Albuquerque area

May 21, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Officials in the Albuquerque area are imposing tougher fire restrictions, and portions of the wooded area along the Middle Rio Grande to the north and south of the city are closing. The city of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County...

NM officials to help victims of unlicensed dentist

May 20, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Department of Health officials want to help any victims of an unlicensed tooth doctor who was operating as a “mobile dentist” out of a sedan around Santa Fe. State health officials are offering counseling and...

NM changing its plans for health exchange

May 20, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is switching gears on its plan for a health insurance exchange and initially will partner with the federal government for computer services needed for an online insurance marketplace. The state intends to have a New...

NM man facing prison in drug possession case

May 20, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Dulce man is facing prison after pleading guilty in a federal drug trafficking case in New Mexico. Prosecutors say 27-year-old Jordan Vigil pleaded guilty Monday to a two-count indictment charging him with possession of marijuana...