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NM woman gives birth in truck during snowstorm

December 21, 2011 • News, State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico woman gave birth in the front seat of a truck as it sped down an icy highway in a snowstorm. Elizabeth LeFevre gave birth to the 6-pound, 11-ounce girl early Tuesday on Old Las Vegas Highway between Canoncito and Santa Fe, The Santa Fe New Mexican reported [&hellip...

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Four die in New Mexico crash as blizzard hits area

December 20, 2011 • State NewsComments (0)

Travelers drive in slushy conditions along U.S. 550 near Rio Rancho, N.M., on Monday, Dec. 19, 2011. A major winter storm was moving across New Mexico on Monday, closing highways and stranding motorists in blizzard conditions. The storm was expected to bring...

Travelers sit in Kansas as snowstorm socks Plains

December 20, 2011 • National News, State NewsComments (0)

Longmont police respond to three separate weather-related accidents as snow falls on Colo. Hwy. 66 at Francis Street in Longmont, Colo., on Monday, Dec. 19, 2001. A major storm is bringing blizzard conditions to Colorado’s southeastern corner, where...

NM Centennial radio spots to air

December 19, 2011 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Centennial Steering Committee is preparing to a release a series of radio programs about many of the colorful characters, places and stories that have shaped New Mexico’s history...

Lawmaker assailed for calling NM gov a ‘Mexican’

December 16, 2011 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Democratic state representative is under fire for calling New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez a “Mexican” during a heated exchange with a GOP lawmaker in the capitol. Rep. Sheryl Williams Stapleton made the comment...

Female Mexican wolf shot dead in southwestern NM

December 16, 2011 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A female Mexican gray wolf that was released into the wild earlier this year in hopes that she would become a mate for another lone wolf has been shot by federal wildlife managers, marking the latest blow to the government’s...

All Indian Pueblo Council endorses Obama

December 16, 2011 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A council representing the majority of New Mexico’s Native American tribes on Thursday endorsed President Barack Obama’s re-election bid, saying the president has kept his promises to tribal communities. The endorsement...

APNewsBreak: Vaughan to plead guilty in Ponzi scam

December 16, 2011 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former Albuquerque real estate executive will plead guilty next week to charges stemming from allegations that he ran a multi-state Ponzi scheme that swindled hundreds of investors out of $74 million, his attorney confirmed...

Navajo man gets 43-year prison term for child rape

December 16, 2011 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Navajo man convicted of sexually abusing his young daughter has been sentenced to 43 years in prison in a New Mexico federal court. Prosecutors said Thursday that the 30-year-old Tohajiilee man also must register as a sex offender...

NM woman accused of embezzling from cheerleaders

December 16, 2011 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A cheerleading squad manager for a Catholic high school in Albuquerque is in custody on suspicion of embezzlement. Albuquerque police say D’Andrea Davis was arrested and booked into jail Thursday. They say Davis was a...