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Statewide election canvass set for Nov. 25

November 15, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The State Canvassing Board is to meet later this month to approve results of the general election and order a recount in the race for state land commissioner. It will be the first recount in a contest for a statewide office since New Mexico enacted a law in 2008 for [&hellip...

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Approximately 50 guns stolen from New Mexico home

November 15, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

SILVER CITY, N.M. (AP) — Dozens of guns have been stolen from a home in southwestern New Mexico. The Silver City Sun-News (http://goo.gl/dTsEzV) reports that the approximately 50 stolen guns stolen from a home in Grant County near Silver City included...

Federal appeals court hears tribal land claim

November 13, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

Jemez Pueblo Gov. Joshua Madalena, left, speaks to a tribal member after attorneys for the pueblo presented oral arguments before a panel of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at the University of New Mexico Law School in Albuquerque, N.M., on Thursday,...

Albuquerque police eye Ferguson developments

November 13, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say they’re monitoring developments as a grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri, mulls whether to indict a police officer who fatally shot an unarmed teenager in the St. Louis suburb. Tanner Tixier, an Albuquerque...

Police: Woman charged in sex assault of boy, 7

November 13, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a New Mexico woman photographed herself sexually assaulting a 7-year-old boy. The woman was arraigned Wednesday on a number of abuse charges after police say her husband found photos on his wife’s phone of her...

Plane crash in Santa Fe County kills 1 person

November 13, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say one person is dead following a fiery single-engine plane crash south of Santa Fe. Lt. Mike Post of the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s office says that the crash occurred Wednesday night just north of Clines Corners...

Winter weather hits parts of New Mexico

November 13, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Difficult driving conditions are reported on some eastern New Mexico highways due to packed snow and icy spots as a strong storm system moves into the state. Difficult conditions are reported early Thursday on sections of Interstate...

Lost high school class found after 44 years

November 13, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico high school class ring, lost for more than 40 years, has been found. The Los Alamos Monitor reports (http://goo.gl/kZvrgU) that Matt Antos got his class ring back after a Los Alamos family stumbled upon it in their...

San Miguel County approves drilling ordinance

November 13, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — As a federal judge considers the constitutionality of one New Mexico county’s efforts to ban oil and natural gas development, commissioners in neighboring San Miguel County voted Wednesday in favor of imposing some of the...

9 NM high school football players suspended

November 13, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Nine New Mexico high school football players have been suspended following a brawl after a Friday night game. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (http://goo.gl/fZfxLE) that Las Cruces Public Schools Superintendent Stan Rounds announced...