MENU

Man accused of running over cyclist after fight

July 21, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say a 53-year-old man is accused of purposely running over a bicyclist with the man’s van following a fight. Sgt. Ferris Simmons says Edward Gurule and 19-year-old Tiger Toya were involved in a physical altercation at a park before both left. According to Simmons, Gurule then saw Toya riding [&hellip...

Read More

Department: New Mexico has 2nd plague case in 2014

July 21, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A second case of plague has been reported in New Mexico this year. The Department of Health says testing has confirmed that a hospitalized 43-year-old woman from Rio Arriba County had plague. An environmental investigation will take...

1 dead, 2 injured in shooting at Albuquerque party

July 21, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say one man is dead and two others are wounded as a result of a shooting during a fight at a party over the weekend. Police say 22-year-old Emilio Perez died early Sunday after being shot multiple times. The two...

Santa Fe hospital workers reject contract offer

July 21, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — An overwhelming vote by unionized nurses and medical technicians at Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center in Santa Fe rejects a contract offer. The Santa Fe New Mexican (http://bit.ly/1pvfCq1 ) reports that 95 percent of the...

New Mexico oilman named to Pecos River commission

July 21, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Roswell oil company executive has been named to a commission that oversees a compact between New Mexico and Texas governing Pecos River water. Gov. Susana Martinez appointed Ray Willis to the Pecos River Compact Commission. He is a...

Las Cruces church has helped 200 immigrants so far

July 20, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Organizers behind a short-term shelter in Las Cruces for immigrants say more than 200 people have already passed through. The Las Cruces Sun-News reported (http://bit.ly/UkxTMX) Saturday that at least one group of families has come...

Las Cruces mental health provider cutting staff

July 20, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — An Arizona company contracted to handle Medicaid-funded behavioral health care in southern New Mexico has cut nearly a quarter of its staff. The Las Cruces Sun-News reported (http://bit.ly/1nsF7eD) Saturday that La Frontera lost 87...

Martinez appoints 2 new judges for 2nd District

July 20, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez has appointed two new judges to serve in New Mexico’s 2nd Judicial District in Bernalillo County. The governor announced the appointments Friday of Ned Fuller and Debra Ramirez, both of Albuquerque. Fuller...

Carlsbad Caverns visitors spent $23M in 2013

July 20, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Tourists visiting Carlsbad Caverns National Park spent more than $23 million last year on the surrounding area. The Carlsbad Current-Argus reported (http://bit.ly/1rrJc4t) Saturday a new study released by the National Park Service...

New Mexico governor tours immigration facility

July 19, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ARTESIA, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez said Saturday that hundreds of detained immigrants represent the humanitarian consequence of false beliefs that anyone can stay in the U.S. Martinez made the remarks after touring a temporary detention...