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NM woman shot at stadium won’t go to another game

September 26, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A woman who was struck in the thigh by a bullet while at a New Mexico-New Mexico State game says she won’t attend any more games. Patsy Bejarano told the Las Cruces Sun News ( http://bit.ly/StUnrP ) that she was eating candy during Saturday’s game when she felt something sting [&hellip...

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Report: Funding for NM’s infrastructure inadequate

September 26, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Engineers have concluded that repair and construction funding for New Mexico’s infrastructure is inadequate and that some critical infrastructure such as flood control is deteriorating fast. The Albuquerque Journal reports...

Hobbs teacher shortage blamed oil boom, housing

September 26, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — A housing crisis and a booming oil industry in Hobbs are being blamed for a teacher shortage at the city’s schools. KRQE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/SiYKjQ) that district officials say Hobbs Municipal Schools needs to fill 18...

NM man gets life prison terms in 2010 fatal crash

September 25, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque man convicted of killing two women while trying to flee police after a bank robbery has been sentenced to life in prison. Federal prosecutors say 34-year-old Jeremiah Jackson was sentenced Monday to two terms of life...

Undercover ops net arrests around NM fairgrounds

September 25, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico State Fair is over and Albuquerque police have tabulated the number of arrests stemming from several undercover operations around the fairgrounds. Police say they made more than 130 arrests. That includes 85 related...

Commission begins deliberations on NM pit rule

September 25, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say they quelled a disturbance that broke out inside the Dona Ana County Detention Center over electric clippers used to cut inmates’ hair. No injuries were reported in Sunday’s disturbance. The Dona Ana...

Buddhist stupa to be moved from NM Petroglyph Park

September 25, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Buddhist stupa has been order removed from New Mexico’s Petroglyph National Monument. The National Park Service said Monday that park service will remove the religious item from the park this week after getting an opinion...

NM Land Office lease sale brings in $4.89 million

September 25, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico State Land Office says this month’s sale of oil and natural gas leases brought in nearly $5 million. The September sales included 29 tracts of land that covered more than 8,000 acres in three counties in...

Medical center gets $13 million from property tax

September 25, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Sandoval County officials presented the recently opened UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center in Rio Rancho with a $13.7 million check that marks the hospital’s first installment of property tax money from the county. The...

Woman hit by bullet at game released from hospital

September 25, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Police say a woman who was struck in the thigh by a bullet while at a New Mexico-New Mexico State game has been released from a hospital. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (http://bit.ly/OV9DYB) that the woman was struck by a bullet...