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NM man in child porn ring wrote horror fiction

August 31, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

GRANTS, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man charged in a massive child porn ring and who authorities say talked about raping and cooking children was an aspiring horror writer. The Gallup Independent reports (http://bit.ly/Axbadj) that Richard Dates posted a vampire story on the writing website Helium. In his story, a vampire father and son [&hellip...

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NM teacher receives probation on voyeurism charges

August 31, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An elementary school teacher caught taking images up girls’ skirts has been sentenced to five years’ probation. Christopher Lucero apologized in court Wednesday for using a camera attached to his shoe to videotape girls...

Grant to fund portion of NM airport improvements

August 31, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — Work to repair the taxiways at a southern New Mexico airport is expected to begin next month. The city of Alamogordo recently approved a $155,000 grant agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration for the project at the...

Voters can take up bonds for Albuquerque road plan

August 31, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Voters can decide on a proposal to authorize $50 million in bonds to rebuild the Paseo del Norte interchange at Interstate 25. That’s the conclusion of Secretary of State Dianna Duran, Attorney General Gary King and Bernalillo...

GOP speech puts NM governor in national spotlight

August 31, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez addresses the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez used her debut on the national political stage...

3 new human West Nile virus cases in New Mexico

August 30, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Three more New Mexicans have been diagnosed with West Nile virus infection, bringing the total in the state this year to eight human cases. No deaths have been reported so far. New Mexico Department of Health officials announced...

GOP speech puts NM governor in national spotlight

August 30, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez plans to use her debut on the national political stage Wednesday to offer a message of hope and opportunity, describing how she rose from modest roots in a border community to become the nation’s...

Another mistrial in murder trial of Gallup man

August 30, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — A mistrial has been declared again in the trial of a Gallup man accused of killing two men last year. Jurors in Aztec deliberated for nearly six hours before telling a judge Tuesday that they couldn’t reach a unanimous decision in...

Police: Van crash in east NM kills 1, injures 11

August 30, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA ROSA, N.M. (AP) — Police say a single car crash in eastern New Mexico has killed a Mexican national and injured 11 others. New Mexico State Police said the crash occurred early Wednesday morning on U.S. Highway 54 just south of Santa Rosa after a rear...

New Mexico alters child vaccination waiver form

August 30, 2012 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico heath officials want parents to stop citing philosophical reasons when seeking to exempt their children from immunizations required to attend public school or day care. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports (http://bit.ly/QSAT9X...