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Police arrest 2nd man in shooting of Los Lunas boy

May 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

LOS LUNAS, N.M. (AP) — A man accused of shooting a 10-year-old boy during a home invasion is now in Belen police custody. KOAT-TV (http://bit.ly/N5RisK) reports authorities arrested Leroy Montoya on Monday afternoon after a police pursuit that ended in a crash in Belen. Montoya is one of two men suspected of shooting the boy [&hellip...

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NM man safe after falling into mine shaft

May 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A San Acacia man faces a trespassing citation after being rescued from an abandoned mine shaft near Polvadera Mountain. The Albuquerque Journal (http://bit.ly/L0YeW9 ) says police reports show 48-year-old Luciano Lesperance fell...

UNM, ASU law schools see big drop in applications

May 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Applications to the University of New Mexico School of Law and Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law have dropped off significantly since last year, with both schools blaming the economy. UNM saw...

Dona Ana County to debut voting centers in June

May 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Voters in Dona Ana County will be able to cast their ballots at special voting centers for the first time in the upcoming primary election. The Las Cruces Sun-News (http://bit.ly/L0NOGb) reports officials plan to debut voting...

NM health official to take on job safety in Wyo.

May 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A longtime state health official has been tapped to oversee job safety in Wyoming. New Mexico state epidemiologist C. Mack Sewell told the Santa Fe New Mexican (http://bit.ly/K8980b) on Monday that has accepted a position analyzing...

Crews use light winds to fight NM wildfires

May 29, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

This photo provided by InciWeb Incident Information System shows the Whitewater-Baldy Complex fire in Mogollon, N.M., a privately owned ghost town which was ordered to evacuate. Fire officials in New Mexico said Saturday, May 26, 2012, that the blaze has...

Race for District 1 Congress seat brings out dirt

May 29, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — One of the candidates was living with a woman accused of trying to bilk $3.2 million from a Santa Fe hospital. Another had 11 arrest warrants issued against him in recent years for traffic tickets. A third has a history of falling...

Police: 72-year-old NM man attacks would-be thief

May 29, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 72-year-old Albuquerque man is being hailed as a hero after police said he attacked a would-be thief trying to steal his wife’s purse. KOB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/KyiBLc) that police said Miguel Abeyta tripped and punched...

Authorities: NM teens shot paintballs at deputies

May 29, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A group of New Mexico teens are facing charges shooting paintball guns at motorists including two sheriff’s deputies. KRQE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/KQeBmb) that the four teenagers appeared before a judge Sunday on charges of...

Organizers eye Czech exhibit at Deming museum

May 29, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

DEMING, N.M. (AP) — Organizers in Deming are gathering photographs and items for a planned exhibit on the area’s Czechoslovakian heritage. The Deming Headlight reports (http://bit.ly/KzOwey) that Barbara Mazac Jimerson is seeking family history and...