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New Mexico GOP drops $100 fee for press attending convention

May 7, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Republican Party of New Mexico is dropping a $100 fee for media seeking to cover its state convention. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports state GOP officials backtracked Friday on requiring news organizations pay $100 a piece for press credentials to the May 21 convention. State GOP spokesman W. [&hellip...

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Powwow founder ‘appalled at disrespect’ of venue decision

May 7, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

In this April 25, 2015 file photo, Native American and indigenous dancers surround head man dancer, Juaquin Hamilton, from Shawnee, Okla., following the grand entrance of the 32nd annual Gathering of Nations in Albuquerque N.M. More than 100,000 spectators,...

Police: Body found near golf course in Albuquerque is ID’d

May 6, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A body found near a golf course has been identified as a man reported missing by Albuquerque police earlier this week. Police say children found the body lying next to a chain-link fence Wednesday near Ladera Golf Course. It’s...

Las Cruces couple is indicted on 14 counts of child abuse

May 6, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a Las Cruces couple has been indicted on 14 counts of child abuse. The Dona Ana County District Attorney Office announced Friday that a grand jury has indicted 28-year-old Josie Rubio and her 24-year-old boyfriend...

11-year-old’s slaying spreads grief far beyond Navajo Nation

May 6, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

A young member of the funeral procession expresses her feelings on the way to the burial site ,Friday May 6, 2016, in Lower Fruitland, N.M. Thousands of people from across the Navajo Nation and beyond shared their grief Friday at the funeral of an Ashlynne...

New Mexico judge: Teen killer to be sentenced as juvenile

May 5, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico judge has ruled that a 16-year-old who fatally stabbed a man will be sentenced as a juvenile. The Las Vegas Optic reports that Judge Gerald Baca said Thursday that the teenager who stabbed his mother’s 24-year-old...

In New Mexico, Democrats and GOP scrutinize Trump

May 5, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

State Rep. Patricia Roybal Caballero, D-Albuquerque, speaks at a press conference by the Democratic Party of New Mexico in downtown Albuquerque, N.M. to denounce the likely GOP presidential nomination of Donald Trump, Thursday May 5, 2016. Caballero and other...

Mom who allegedly abducted son is arrested in Albuquerque

May 5, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a woman who allegedly abducted her 4-year-old son from his elementary school near Jemez Springs has been arrested in Albuquerque. New Mexico State Police say 23-year-old Angelica Garcia was taken into custody...

3 allegedly attack another teen in Dona Ana Detention Center

May 4, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The Dona Ana County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an assault involving three detainees in the juvenile section of the county Detention Center. They say three of the juveniles involved could face felony charges....

Sheriff’s Dept: Mailbox keys, stolen mail in suspect’s car

May 4, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Homemade keys used by the U.S. Postal Service to break in to cluster mailboxes were found in the car of the man shot by Bernalillo County Sheriff’s deputies in Albuquerque. David Hickey was wounded Tuesday while deputies were...