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Santa Fe man arrested after meth lab found in home

October 3, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Santa Fe man is jailed without bond after authorities say they found a suspected methamphetamine lab at his home. Santa Fe police say they were serving a heroin-related search warrant on the home about 1 p.m. Thursday. Officers say they spotted a non-operational meth lab in the house and [&hellip...

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Body found north of Magdalena; No identity yet

October 3, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

MAGDALENA, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say the body of a man has been found on a lower hillside of Concerro Mesa some 10 miles north of Magdalena. The body wasn’t immediately identified Thursday. But the discovery comes on the fourth day of a search for a...

ENMU student gets prison term for trafficking meth

October 3, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

PORTALES, N.M. (AP) — A Portales woman has been sentenced to two years in prison for selling drugs. Prosecutors say 27-year-old Latisha Shipley was sentenced Thursday after being convicted by a jury in August of possession with the intent to traffic...

Economist says shutdown perilous for New Mexico

October 3, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Heavily reliant on federal spending, New Mexico could be thrust into another recession if the partial government shutdown lasts for weeks, a New Mexico State University economist said. Assistant professor of economics Christopher...

Pearce’s hometown to see large immigration rally

October 3, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The lone Republican of New Mexico’s congressional delegation faces an aggressive campaign from advocates who want him to support an immigration reform bill that grants citizenship. Rep. Steve Pearce, who represents the...

Jury rules in favor of Clovis police officers

October 3, 2013 • State NewsComments (1)

CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — A state District Court jury has ruled in favor of three Clovis police officers who were accused of using excessive force in restraining a man in 2006. The Clovis News Journal (http://bit.ly/172F23q ) reports that the jury Friday rejected...

Authorities to re-open case of missing NM woman

October 2, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities are re-opening the case of a New Mexico woman who went missing 25 years ago. Homeland Security Investigations and local agency announced at a news conference Wednesday that a six-person task force will re-examine the...

Suit alleges improper cancer care by UNM hospital

October 2, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A newly filed lawsuit accuses the University of New Mexico Hospital of providing substandard care to child cancer patients several decades ago. The proposed class-action suit filed Tuesday in state District Court in Albuquerque...

Shutdown snags survivor benefits of firefighter

October 2, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The partial shutdown of the federal government has snagged the survivor benefits of the widow of a Forest Service firefighter found dead in northern New Mexico. Hiedi Adams, the widow of Token Adams, told KOB-TV...

Police: Roswell cemetery desecrated

October 2, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Police say a Roswell cemetery has been desecrated and is facing thousands of dollars in damage. The Roswell Daily Record reports (http://bit.ly/18KG2Mm) that police say more than 20 headstones were kicked down at the South Park Cemetery...