Fewer signs of distress in NM’s housing market

May 12, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An industry report says New Mexico’s housing market is seeing fewer signs of distress. The Albuquerque Journal reports ( that the report by the Mortgage Bankers Association shows 9.2 percent of homes in the state were either delinquent on mortgage payments or somewhere in the foreclosure process during...

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Group seeks help in protecting horses in Placitas

May 12, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A group that advocates for the protection of free-roaming horses in Placitas has asked federal officials to help the group confront public safety concerns about animals straying on the roads. The Wild Horse Observers Association...

10-year-old wins fight against cancer

May 12, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A year ago, doctors traipsed into an Albuquerque hospital room and faced Shari Buckley. “It’s a mass in his chest, and it’s malignant,” one said. Buckley felt her world turn upside down. The patient was her...

Santa Fe police officer quits after investigation

May 12, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Santa Fe police officer investigated for possible affiliation with a motorcycle gang has resigned. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports ( that Officer Ben Chavarria became the focus of an internal investigation in...

NM governor to unveil newest Heart Gallery exhibit

May 11, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico program aimed at raising awareness about the number of children in foster care and those who are waiting to be adopted got a boost Saturday. Gov. Susana Martinez and Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry unveiled the...

New dual-credit high school to open in Albuquerque

May 11, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez says she wants to see more students graduate from high school and be well prepared for college or the workforce. She was among the officials who gathered Friday in Albuquerque to announce a new partnership that...

NM nursing students sue over accreditation issue

May 11, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Dona Ana Community College is being sued by eight current and former nursing students over the school’s failure last year to maintain national accreditation. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports ( that the...

Farmington council says no to Albuquerque route

May 11, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A proposed subsidized flight from the Four Corners Regional Airport to Albuquerque has been rejected by Farmington city councilors. The Daily Times reports ( that councilors decided against the proposal during a...

Correra alleges wife hacked company email

May 11, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — An investment broker who fled to France after investigators began looking into pay-to-play scandal involving state investments is now suing his wife in New Mexico District Court. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports (

Third fugitive arrested following drug sweep

May 10, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ANTHONY, N.M. (AP) — Federal authorities say a third fugitive wanted on drug-related charges that stem from a roundup along the New Mexico-Texas border has been taken into custody. FBI spokesman Frank Fisher identified the fugitive on Friday as 37-year-old...