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Brothers indicted in NM realty investment scheme

January 14, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Two brothers accused of defrauding an elderly New Mexico couple out of $440,000 in a real estate investment scheme have been indicted. A Santa Fe grand jury late Thursday returned indictments against Michael Maxwell of Edgewood, N.M., and Steven Maxwell of Santa Barbara, Calif., on 18 felony counts each including [&hellip...

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Texas man dies after fall on New Mexico ski slope

January 14, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Texas man is dead after a fall while riding down a slope at Ski Apache near Ruidoso. Authorities say 29-year-old Robert Kieschnick died Wednesday shortly after the spill on the Capitan Slope intermediate trail. The medical...

Lone Ranger to begin filming in NM

January 14, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Although reports of Johnny Depp sightings have already begun, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez says filming of The Lone Ranger will begin next month. The film, which became a symbol of the flap between Martinez and the film industry,...

NM regulators push back hearing on pit rule

January 14, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A weeklong public hearing aimed at revamping rules that govern how oil and gas developers handle drilling waste has been put on hold by New Mexico regulators, parties in the case said Friday. The hearing before the Oil Conservation...

Lone Ranger to begin filming in NM

January 14, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Although reports of Johnny Depp sightings have already begun, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez says filming of The Lone Ranger will begin next month. The film, which became a symbol of the flap between Martinez and the film industry,...

NM regulators push back hearing on pit rule

January 14, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A weeklong public hearing aimed at revamping rules that govern how oil and gas developers handle drilling waste has been put on hold by New Mexico regulators, parties in the case said Friday. The hearing before the Oil Conservation...

Prosecutors continue in convicted killer 2nd case

January 14, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The prosecution did not rest its case in another murder trial for a man already facing the death penalty for killing a Bernalillo County sheriff’s deputy. Prosecutors said Friday they will call more witnesses Tuesday in Michael...

Ex-NM man enters plea in illegal trafficking case

January 13, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A former Alamogordo resident has pleaded guilty to conspiring to transport illegal immigrants into the country. Prosecutors say 58-year-old Mohamed Farooq Husain entered his plea Tuesday in federal court in Las Cruces. He remains...

NM Gov. Martinez plans to sell more state planes

January 13, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez on Thursday announced plans to sell more of the state’s airplanes. The governor said the state is putting two planes up for sale in the months ahead and eventually will reduce the number of state airplanes...

Suit: NM worker fired over driver’s license rules

January 13, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

Laura Montano, 39, of Albuquerque, stands outside of Metro Court on Thursday Jan. 12, 2012 after the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund filed a civil rights lawsuit on her behalf, in Albuquerque. The lawsuit says Montano was wrongfully fired...