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Identity released of boy accused in fatal stabbing

January 21, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police have released the identities of the suspect and victim in a fatal stabbing outside an Albuquerque charter school. Albuquerque police say 17-year-old Cecilio Lopez was booked on suspicion of murder and tampering with evidence after Lopez stabbed 17-year-old Jose De La Paz in the chest Thursday outside Cesar Chavez Community...

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Bernalillo County grapples with jail overcrowding

January 21, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Bernalillo County officials plan to ask state lawmakers to authorize a two-year pilot project that could involve closing one overcrowded section of its West Side jail. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/yWb17v ) that...

Airman at NM base found dead at his Clovis home

January 20, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. (AP) — Officials at Cannon Air Force Base say an airman has been found dead at his home and it’s believed to be from natural causes. They say Tech. Sgt. George R Morgan Jr. was found dead in his Clovis home Wednesday....

Teen arrested after fatal stabbing at NM school

January 20, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a student at an Albuquerque charter school has been fatally stabbed, allegedly by another teenager. Albuquerque police say a 17-year-old boy is in custody in connection with Thursday’s incident outside Cesar...

Forecast holds little promise for New Mexico

January 20, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A three-week surge of winter weather has helped pull New Mexico from the brink of a record-dry year, but officials said Thursday the state appears to be set up for another dose of dry, windy and warm weather this spring. New Mexico...

DWI patrols being beefed up on 550

January 20, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Police are joining efforts to ramp up drunken driving patrols along U.S. 550 in San Juan County. State Police Major Darren Soland announced Thursday that the department has secured additional funding and reached...

Las Cruces wins grant to fight childhood obesity

January 20, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The city of Las Cruces has won a $25,000 grant from the U.S. Conference of Mayors to battle childhood obesity. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (http://bit.ly/wiZYye) that Las Cruces was one of six cities to win such a grant. The...

NM legislative session could cost taxpayers $5M

January 20, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A bill hearing to the governor will require taxpayers to shell out about $5 million for the Legislature’s 30-day session. The spending measure will cover session expenses and allocate more than $14 million for year-round...

Supreme Court to hear redistricting appeal Feb. 7

January 20, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The state Supreme Court will hold a hearing Feb. 7 on a challenge to a plan for redistricting the state House of Representatives. The Legislature and a group of Democrats and minority voters are asking the Supreme Court to overturn a...

Grand jury indicts woman accused of stabbing son

January 20, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Bernalillo County grand jury has indicted a woman on charges that she stabbed her 8-year-old son with a screwdriver in his head, neck and chest. Thirty-one-year-old Liesha Henderson was charged in Wednesday’s indictment with...