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Sick immigrant kids reportedly not getting meds

July 23, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ARTESIA, N.M. (AP) — Immigration advocates who were allowed to visit a New Mexico detention center say women there are complaining that children aren’t getting proper medical care and people are being deported before they can see a lawyer. Officials with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement have not responded to emails and phone calls...

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Report: Film production generated 15,900 jobs

July 23, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico has created one job for every $8,519 spent on tax incentives to attract film and television productions during the past five years, according to a state-commissioned study released Tuesday. Film-production spending created...

Police: NM school official failed to report abuse

July 23, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico physician and private school operator is facing charges after authorities say she failed to report child abuse that later led to the death of a 7-month-old. Las Cruces police said 69-year-old Ann Mercer was arrested...

New Mexico insurance exchange CEO starts in August

July 23, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A new CEO of New Mexico’s health insurance exchange will take over running the online marketplace in late August. The exchange announced Monday that Amy Dowd had accepted its offer to become the exchange’s top...

Man arrested after cellphone found after burglary

July 23, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A northwestern New Mexico man has been arrested after police were able to trace a cellphone found inside a burglarized business. Farmington police say 26-year-old Terrison Shorty of Crownpoint was arrested July 16 after an...

Police: 3 hikers rescued in 2 incidents in Sandias

July 23, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque authorities say responders performed two rescues involving three people who’d run into health problems while hiking in the Sandia Mountains. Police Sgt. Ferris Simmons says police officers and Bernalillo County...

Violence against Albuquerque homeless commonplace

July 23, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The brutality of the killings on two homeless men shocked residents of New Mexico’s most populous city, but homeless people and advocates for homeless services say violence is commonplace for those who live on the street....

Church Rock man pleads guilty to murder

July 21, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 21-year-old Church Rock man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of a man he met on Craigslist earlier this year. Federal prosecutors say Kevin Martinez entered the plea Monday as part of an agreement that calls...

New Mexico not deploying National Guard to border

July 21, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez’s administration says New Mexico isn’t sending National Guard troops to the border to deal with an influx of children and families from Central America trying to enter the country illegally. Martinez...

Arizona man arrested in New Mexico fatal accident

July 21, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — Hobbs police say a 27-year-old Arizona man has been arrested in a fatal head-on collision in which two people were killed. Hobbs say Keevisen James Gould of Red Valley is accused of two counts of homicide by motor vehicle and one count of...