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ABQ police report officer-involved shooting

August 7, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man shot by an Albuquerque police officer reportedly is in hospitalized in critical condition. The Albuquerque Journal says the man is being treated for a gunshot wound in the upper chest. The man’s name hasn’t been released. The Journal says the man was shot during an undercover drug sting after [&hellip...

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Toddler left in car outside a NM day care dies

August 7, 2012 • State NewsComments (1)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a 2-year-old boy has died after being left inside a car in the parking lot of an Albuquerque day care facility in 91-degree heat. Albuquerque police say the toddler was found unresponsive inside his car seat around...

NM Corrections Department to recruit vets for jobs

August 7, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

LOS LUNAS, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Corrections Department is launching an aggressive campaign aimed at recruiting returning veterans to fill more than 600 job openings. Corrections Department Secretary Gregg Marcantel said Monday that the department will...

Martinez to do away with business registration fee

August 7, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez on Monday announced her latest plan for making New Mexico friendlier for businesses. Martinez says she is eliminating an annual $100 registration fee that companies pay to do business with the state. Martinez...

Libertarians hope to earn major party status in NM

August 7, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s Libertarian Party has a lot at stake in the general election with former Gov. Gary Johnson running as its presidential nominee. A strong finish by Johnson will deliver a big boost to the Libertarians under terms of...

Popular program at NM university loses funding

August 7, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — Thousands of low-income students have been exposed to college through a popular program at New Mexico Highlands University. The future of the Upward Bound Math and Science program is uncertain now that federal funds for it have run...

Authorities arrest 2 in death of transient in NM

August 7, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Authorities have arrested two people in the death of a man whose body was found along a Las Cruces irrigation canal. Jeffrey Moore and Christina Walker remained jailed in Albuquerque on Monday, charged with murder in the death of...

Authorities arrest 2 in death of transient in NM

August 6, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Authorities have arrested two people in the death of a man whose body was found along a Las Cruces irrigation canal. Jeffrey Moore and Christina Walker remained jailed in Albuquerque on Monday, charged with murder in the death of...

NM racing commission looks to change regulation

August 6, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Racing Commission wants to change its regulations to make the actual horse trainers responsible for the animals. The current rule allows trainers to transfer responsibility to another person when they’re not at...

San Juan County law enforcement sweep arrests 41

August 6, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Law enforcement officials say more than three dozen San Juan County residents have been arrested as part of an operation targeting gang members and repeat offenders. The Farmington Daily Times reports ( http://bit.ly/N7E9RT ) that 41...