College’s Roswell campus may arm security guards
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A college campus in southeastern New Mexico is mulling a plan to arm its security guards.
KOB-TV reports a proposal to arm guards at Eastern New Mexico University's...
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A Roswell man arrested on federal firearms and explosives charges is facing a preliminary and detention hearings.
Joshua Daniel Vaughn made his initial appearance...
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A former police chief in a New Mexico town has been sentenced to three years of probation and must register as a sex offender for sending sexual images and texts to a...
New Mexico town closes park after killer bees attack
DEXTER, N.M. (AP) — A park in southeastern New Mexico town has been closed after a swarm of killer bees attacked two people.
Dexter Fire and Rescue Chief Justin Powell told the Roswell Daily...
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Officials in southeastern New Mexico say they won't stop fighting to keep the lesser prairie chicken off the federal protected list despite a pending federal...
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Police say they've arrested a suspect in the shooting death of a woman in west Roswell.
They say 20-year-old Alessandro Alva was taken into custody Sunday night on...
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Police in Roswell say they're investigating the death of a woman as a homicide.
They say officers were called to the scene around 11 p.m. Friday and 40-year-old Jennifer...
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has ordered state flags be lowered to half-staff on Friday in honor of a Roswell firefighter who has died from injuries suffered in the...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Koch brothers-funded group is hosting school supply give-away in 10 cities with more 6,500 backpacks.
The LIBRE Institute is scheduled Thursday to begin its school...
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Roswell officials say they're honoring a firefighter who died from injuries in a fireworks explosion with a...
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico firefighter who was seriously injured last month in a fireworks explosion has died.
Roswell Fire Chief Devin Graham announced that Roswell firefighter Jeff...
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ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico authorities have identified a woman whose body was found at the scene of an explosion and fire.
The Roswell Daily Record reported Saturday that the body of...
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Police are searching for whoever cut locks and fencing on exhibits at a New Mexico zoo, allowing four animals, including a bobcat, to escape before they were quickly found...
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Xcel Energy is asking New Mexico regulators to approve a rate increase so the utility can recover investments in power plants, transmission lines and other...
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A former Roswell police officer has been sentenced to prison for her role in a 2016 armed robbery in the city she once patrolled.
Roswell firefighter being released from hospital
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a New Mexico firefighter who was seriously injured earlier this month in a fireworks explosion is heading home from the hospital.
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ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Several New Mexico airports have been awarded grants to make infrastructure improvements.
The funding was announced Monday by the Federal Aviation Administration as part...
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Police in Las Cruces say they've identified a man who was killed in an exchange of gunfire with law enforcement officers.
The Latest: New Mexico city cancels fireworks show
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a fireworks explosion that critically injured two New Mexico firefighters (all times local):
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Officials say two New Mexico firefighters remain in critical condition after they were injured in a fireworks explosion last week.
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico city known for its proximity to arguably the most famous UFO event in the United States has trademark protection for its alien-inspired logo.
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Authorities are cleaning up the remaining fireworks at a New Mexico storage area where an explosion earlier this week critically injured two firefighters who were moving the...
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Authorities have identified two firefighters critically injured in a fireworks explosion in New Mexico that remains under investigation.
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A dozen firefighters were injured in an explosion at a fireworks storage area in eastern New Mexico.
State police and officials with the city of Roswell say the blast...
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Dozens of firefighters from multiple agencies are battling a grass and brush fire that forced the evacuation of a state park, one home and other structures in southeastern New...
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A utility that serves customers across eastern New Mexico is close to completing a multiyear project aimed at improving the reliability and capacity of Roswell's power...
New Mexico governor fills 2 district court vacancies
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has appointed two judges to fill court vacancies in northern and southern New Mexico.
The governor's office said in a statement Thursday...
Clarification: Hot Prison Van-Verdict story
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — In an April 5 story about a former inmate winning a jury verdict against the New Mexico Corrections Department, The Associated Press cited information from a former...
New Mexico trial for 2004 killing ends with hung jury
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A four-day trial of a New Mexico man accused of a 2004 murder ended with a hung jury.
The Roswell Daily Record reports the jury was unable to reach a unanimous verdict...
CHAVES COUNTY, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a New Mexico State Police officer has been arrested for allegedly violating various state laws.
Tornado destroy 10 homes in New Mexico, 5 people injured
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A tornado that ripped roofs from buildings and injured five people in a tiny New Mexico town has left a trail of debris that authorities said Wednesday they would wait to...
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A former Roswell police officer has been found guilty of the 2016 armed robbery of a Subway restaurant in southeast New Mexico.
UFO tourism gaining foothold in West Virginia county
FLATWOODS, W.Va. (AP) — When it comes to unidentified flying objects, or UFOs, Flatwoods is no Roswell, New Mexico, but the small Braxton County community is embracing its own tale of alien...
The Latest: Gun background check bill advances
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on gun control initiatives in New Mexico (all times local):
A proposal to expand background checks to nearly all gun sales in New Mexican is...
Turtle disaster? 100-pound tortoise missing in New Mexico
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico woman is on a desperate hunt for her disappearing pet that can't run fast and can't be missed — a 100-pound tortoise.
Site of alleged 1947 UFO crash under new management
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — The site of an alleged 1947 UFO crash site near Roswell is under new management.
The Roswell Daily Record reports Bogle Ltd. Co. of Dexter has sold the Lincoln County ranching property about 75 miles (more than 120 kilometers) northwest of Roswell to Dinwiddie Cattle Co. LLC.
Public records bill could hike costs, limit access in state
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Proposed legislation that would increase fees charged for public records in New Mexico and potentially limit access in certain cases is being called a "terrible anti-transparency" action by an open government advocacy group.
Sen. Pat Woods, R-Broadview, told the Roswell Daily Record that the main purpose of his proposed legislation is to allow public entities a way to recover the costs associated with fulfilling records requests.
Roswell aids passengers after plane makes emergency landing
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Roswell city officials and staff at the city's visitors' center made inconvenienced passengers feel welcomed and comfortable after an American Airlines plane was forced to make an emergency landing at the Roswell International Air Center.
The Latest: New Mexico cities prepare for major winter storm
ALBQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a winter storm (all times local):
New Mexico cities are preparing for a major winter storm that will hit in the next few days.
The city of Roswell says public buildings, including a recreation center, library, bus terminal and museum will be open to anyone needing to warm up. They'll operate on normal business hours.
Tuition rises for some students at military junior college
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Tuition is going up for international students at a military junior college in Roswell.
The Roswell Daily Record reports that the New Mexico Military Institute's Board of Regents approved the 3 percent tuition hike last week. The $367 increase applies to all international students, except those from Canada and Mexico, for the next academic year.
New Mexico State Police: 2 walk away from juvenile facility
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico authorities are looking for two juvenile offenders who walked away from a state facility in Albuquerque.
The State Police said Saturday that 20-year-old Zane Fernandez of Carlsbad and 17-year-old Benjamin Galindo of Roswell walked away from the Albuquerque Boys Reintegration Center.
Pence uses border security to rally voters in Southwest
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence drew cheers Friday while stressing border security as he campaigned for Republican candidates in New Mexico and Arizona.
In Yuma, Arizona, near the Mexico border, Pence rallied the GOP base for Martha McSally, who is in a tough race for the Senate with Kyrsten Sinema.
"This election is a choice and boy this choice couldn't be clearer," Pence said.
Vice President Pence scheduled for GOP rally in New Mexico
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence plans to attend a political rally in New Mexico in support of GOP candidates for governor, Congress and other political offices.
Gubernatorial candidate and Congressman Steve Pearce on Monday announced the rally at Roswell in a heavily Republican region of the state. New Mexico Democrats have flocked to early voting in disproportionate numbers. Hillary Clinton won the state in 2016.
Consumer group fights New Mexico nuclear waste project
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A national consumer advocacy group is joining the fight against a proposed nuclear waste storage site in southeastern New Mexico
The Roswell Daily Record reports the Washington, D.C.-based Public Citizen announced last week it had filed to intervene in the license application submitted by Holtec International to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Longtime Roswell Daily Record owner Robert Beck, 97, dies
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Robert Beck, the longtime Roswell Daily Record owner and former publisher of the New Mexico newspaper, has died.
The Roswell Daily Record announced that Beck died last week in San Diego. The cause of death was not given. He was 97.
A graduate of Trinity College in Connecticut, Beck began working at the Roswell Daily Record as circulation manager in 1947 after serving as a pilot in World War II. He became publisher of the newspaper in 1955.
Teen becomes town’s first female football player
HAGERMAN, N.M. (AP) — Miracle Rey is about to make history in her southeastern New Mexico town.
She will be the first female football player to don pads at Hagerman High School when the team faces off against the Capitan Tigers on Aug. 24 to start the season, the Roswell Daily Record reported Wednesday.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The state Supreme Court has upheld the first-degree murder convictions of two men in separate cases stemming from killings in southeastern New Mexico.
Thursday's rulings were prompted by appeals of the convictions of Arnoldo Navarette of Portales in the 1993 Memorial Day fatal shooting of Reynaldo Ornelas Sr. and of Albert Tegeda III of Roswell in the 2007 killing of Celso Martinez.