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Gov. touts success of expanded Katie's law

July 3, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez stood with the family of Katie Sepich on Monday to tout the success of a DNA testing law that bears the slain college student’s name, saying last year’s expansion of Katie’s Law is putting more criminals behind bars. Martinez credits the law with a 92 percent increase in [&hellip...

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NM court allows child support to emancipated minor

July 3, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Teenagers younger than 18 who are living on their own can be entitled to receive child support from a parent even after they are legally freed them from their parents’ control, New Mexico’s highest court ruled Monday. The...

NM 371 is next of state's improvement list

July 3, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A two-lane state highway that runs through San Juan County and is criticized for having uneven pavement and roadway dips that create safety hazards is next on New Mexico’s list for improvements. The Farmington Daily Times...

PNM's renewable energy plan supported by groups

July 3, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Public Service Company of New Mexico’s new renewable energy procurement plan for 2013 is drawing general support from environmentalists and solar industry leaders. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/N44Hm1) that...

NM offers mobile app for road information

July 3, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State officials say a new mobile application allows travelers to use their smartphones to obtain information about New Mexico road conditions. The Department of Transportation says the app can help motorists learn about highway...

NMHU seeking about $5M more for student center

July 2, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Highlands University officials are scrambling to come up with an extra $5 million they’ll need to complete the problem-plagued student center building. And the Las Vegas Optic reports (http://bit.ly/Ld9gwT) that at...

Police: NM deputy stole panties while on duty

July 2, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

MORA, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Police says a Mora County Sheriff’s deputy has admitted of stealing a pair of women’s panties from a home while on duty. KRQE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/LcDRum) that Deputy Mathew Borrego admitted to stealing...

Police: Women in 'trash bags' tried NM robbery

July 2, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say they are searching for two women who tried to rob a Dunkin Donuts wearing trash bags. KRQE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/MjIuT9) that the women recently walked into the doughnut shop near the University of New...

Wildfire near Carlsbad Caverns up to 4,000 acres

July 2, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

CALSBAD, N.M. (AP) — A wildfire burning on the western border of Carlsbad Caverns National Park has grown to 4,000 acres. Fire officials said Sunday that the blaze was sparked Friday by lightning in the Lincoln National Forest around the New Mexico-Texas...

More than 100 with warrants show up to NM court

July 2, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico court authorities say that more than 100 people with outstanding bench warrants took advantage of an offer to start addressing their cases. The New Mexico Magistrate Court offered people with outstanding warrants the chance...