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Los Alamos man dies in fall in Jemez Mountains

November 5, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — State police say a hiker from Los Alamos has been found dead in the Jemez Mountains after apparently falling off a cliff. State police spokesman Lt. Robert McDonald says a search and rescue team found the body of 54-year-old Thomas Ilg Saturday morning at the base of the 100-foot cliff. Ilg [&hellip...

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NM students build up skills in construction class

November 5, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Students have a host of reasons for enrolling in a new, city-sponsored elective class that is teaching 19 young men basic construction skills. Clifford Evans, 16, has always been interested in building things, and he’s...

Gasoline tanker crashes, burns on I-40 near Grants

November 3, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

GRANTS, N.M. (AP) — The driver of a tanker truck carrying 8,000 gallons of gasoline has survived a fiery crash that led to an hours-long closure of Interstate 40 east of Grants. New Mexico State police spokesman Lt. Robert McDonald says the driver was...

Man dead in Hobbs shooting, suspect jailed

November 3, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — Police in Hobbs say a 37-year-old man has died of a gunshot wound and a suspect has been jailed on murder charges. Police said in a statement Saturday that officers found Agapito Aragonez (Ah-ga-PEE-to Air-ah-goh-nez) suffering from a...

Man hurt in oilfield accident near Carlsbad

November 3, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — A worker on a drilling rig in an oilfield southeast of Carlsbad has been injured after a 100-pound metal gate dropped on his head and shoulders. The Carlsbad Current-Argus reports that 33-year-old Milo Schoonmaker was working on Silver...

Feds file suit against NM rental property owner

November 3, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal authorities have filed a lawsuit against the owner and manager of rental property in Albuquerque for allegedly discriminating against a disabled tenant. The civil complaint was filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the...

Supreme Court candidates spend more than $100,000

November 3, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico established public campaign financing for statewide judicial races five years ago, but a glitch in the law didn’t allow candidates for the state Supreme Court in the November general election to qualify for the program...

Feds file suit against NM rental property owner

November 3, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal authorities have filed a lawsuit against the owner and manager of rental property in Albuquerque for allegedly discriminating against a disabled tenant. The civil complaint was filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the...

Supreme Court candidates spend more than $100,000

November 3, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico established public campaign financing for statewide judicial races five years ago, but a glitch in the law didn’t allow candidates for the state Supreme Court in the November general election to qualify for the program...

Texas lawyer arrested on NM warrant in civil case

November 3, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Texas lawyer who failed to post a $500,000 bond or appear at a May hearing after a New Mexico judge ruled he owed more than $2 million in fines and damages in a civil case has been arrested and is awaiting extradition to New...