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ABQ zoo has 3 new joeys

December 29, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Albuquerque zoo has three new red kangaroo babies, or joeys, on display. Two joeys are still in their mothers’ pouches, but can be seen poking their heads out. And zoo officials say the larger joey, which is about six weeks older than the other two, likes to hop around in [&hellip...

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NM lakes’ low water means fewer New Year’s plunges

December 29, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Every year, hundreds of New Mexicans of all ages participate in a New Year’s Day tradition some consider just a bit loco — jumping into freezing cold water at noon. But this year, water levels remain low for both favorite Polar...

Suspect in NM double homicide found dead

December 27, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ESPANOLA, N.M. (AP) — Authorities in Rio Arriba County say a man considered the prime suspect in a double homicide case in the community of Hernandez is dead. County Sheriff’s officials say 20-year-old Tomas J. Sanchez was one of two people found dead...

Body of man found in Albuquerque is identified

December 27, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities have identified the body of a man found in Albuquerque on Christmas morning. Albuquerque police say he’s 46-year-old Alexander Largo. The medical examiner’s office says the cause of Largo’s death is a...

Gallup police investigate death of area prosecutor

December 27, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — Police in Gallup are investigating the death of a high-ranking prosecutor. They say the body of Chief Deputy Assistant District Attorney Jim Bierly was found about 1 a.m. Thursday in his home. Gallup Police Deputy Chief John Allen says...

Martinez skips Las Cruces visit over dad’s illness

December 27, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez has cancelled a speaking engagement in Las Cruces because her father is ill. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (http://bit.ly/VDvZQH ) Martinez was set to speak at a luncheon hosted by the Las Cruces Business...

Homeowners appeal Santa Fe County church deal

December 27, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A group of Santa Fe-area homeowners is appealing Santa Fe County’s decision to allow construction on Seagram’s whiskey heir Jeffrey Bronfman’s property where church members drink a hallucinogenic tea as a sacrament....

Survey: Many Albuquerque officers wanted DOJ probe

December 27, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — More than 40 percent of officers supported a U.S. Department of Justice investigation into the Albuquerque Police Department, according to results of a survey done just a month before the DOJ announced on Nov. 27 it would...

Tenn. man killed in accident at NM truck stop

December 27, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say they’ve identified a man killed late last week after being run over at southern New Mexico truck stop as a Tennessee resident. The Luna County Sheriff’s Office says 42-year-old Charles Surber Jr. of...

No charges in teacher dragging of blind SF student

December 27, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The top prosecutor in Santa Fe says she’s decided not to charge a special education teacher who dragged a blind student down a hallway. District Attorney Angela “Spence” Pacheco said Wednesday that although the video...