ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A conservative-backed foundation that aims to post online registration records for voters across the country urged a federal judge Tuesday to override objections by New Mexico election regulators who say the initiative violates state law and would discourage people from registering to vote out of privacy concerns.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's governor said Tuesday that given the ferocity and swift movements of a record-setting wildfire burning in the northeastern part of the state, the damage will be significant with estimates of burned homes and other structures likely to range between 1,000 and 1,500.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque's Asian American community is testing a new way to bolster security for Asian-owned businesses in the wake of two deadly shootings.
KOAT-TV reported Sunday that an Albuquerque start-up is trying out an online service that connects armed security guards with Asian-owned businesses.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Early voting started Tuesday across New Mexico ahead of the June 7 primary Election Day to determine the Republican nominee for governor and Democratic nominees for attorney general and other statewide offices.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say a man shot and killed two teenagers who were cousins before turning the gun on himself in what appears to be a murder-suicide.
Officers responded to reports of a man shooting himself in the head in the parking lot of a Party City store on Sunday around 12:30 p.m.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico regulators have adopted more stringent motor vehicle emissions standards as part of Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s push against climate change.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities in Albuquerque are dealing with three difference homicide scenes that occurred over the weekend.
Albuquerque police say on Sunday officers responded to a single-vehicle car crash.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man accused of impersonating an Albuquerque police officer last month also is facing a DWI charge, according to authorities.
Raul Martinez had his initial court appearance Saturday.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — What is billed by organizers as the world’s largest powwow is being held in person in Albuquerque for the first time since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Gathering of Nations returned Friday following an all-virtual platform the last two years.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) _ PNM Resources Inc. (PNM) on Thursday reported profit of $16.1 million in its first quarter.
The Albuquerque, New Mexico-based company said it had net income of 19 cents per share.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque's K-12 schools should cut staff and think about downsizing its footprint because of dwindling enrollment and spend more for the education of low-income students who fell further behind their peers during this school year, according to a report from the New Mexico Legislature made public Wednesday.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal authorities are taking to the airwaves to call attention to unsolved homicide and missing person cases on the largest Native American reservation in the U.S. as several states are starting to funnel more resources and investigators toward solving such cases.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Officials with the U.S. agency undergoing a multibillion-dollar modernization effort that includes the production of plutonium cores for the nation's nuclear arsenal celebrated the opening of a massive office complex in New Mexico on Tuesday.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Organizers of an Albuquerque festival for 4/20, the date known for celebrating marijuana, have had two permits denied by local police.
The 420 Fest, scheduled for Wednesday in downtown Albuquerque, had submitted permit requests for streets to be blocked off.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police have released more details about last month's officer-involved fatal shooting of a man suspected of firing shots into vehicles driving near his home in the Foothils area, killing one person and injuring two others.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Tumbleweeds drift along the Rio Grande as sand bars within its banks widen. Smoke from distant wildfires and dust kicked up by intense spring winds fill the valley, exacerbating the feeling of distress that is beginning to weigh on residents.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Supreme Court has a new chief justice who will oversee the administration of the judiciary and act as an advocate for state courts at the legislature on budgetary and other matters.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — It's a simple recipe that requires only a couple ingredients, and New Mexico has them all.
Strong winds, low humidity and dry conditions that stem from two decades of persistent drought combined Tuesday for another day of critical fire weather across New Mexico.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Strong spring winds fueled wildfires burning around New Mexico on Monday, prompting evacuations south of Albuquerque where authorities said some structures have burned and more are threatened.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.. (AP) — Sonja Lujan, New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s mother and an advocate for children with disabilities, has died of natural causes. Sonja Lujan was 82.
The governor’s office said in a statement Monday that she died on Sunday.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Organizers of this year's Albuquerque gay Pride festivities have decided not to let the city's police department participate.
KOB-TV reports all but one member of the ABQ Pride Board approved a motion Sunday to prohibit police from having a parade float or a booth at Pride Fest.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting at a southwest Albuquerque park two months ago, according to police.
Police said the teen is facing a murder charge in the Feb.
OJO ENCINO, N.M,. (AP) — One person was killed and a second injured when a plane crashed Saturday in a rural area of northern New Mexico, the State Police said.
The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the crash that occurred near Ojo Encino about 8 miles (13 kilometers) south of Counselor, Officer Dusty Francisco said.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A second defendant is invoking the right to a speedy trial in the 2018 raid on a squalid family compound in northern New Mexico that uncovered the remains of a 3-year-old boy and led to charges of kidnapping, firearms and terrorism charges, defense attorneys confirmed Thursday.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say officers fatally shot a carjacking suspect who had fired at least one shot at officers.
Police Department spokesman Gilbert Gallegos said no officers were injured in the incident that occurred Wednesday evening after police spotted and followed a car stolen from a man.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Albuquerque City Council has voted to uphold a previous decision to repeal an ordinance banning grocery stores and other retailers from distributing single-use plastic bags.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A shooting in the downtown Albuquerque area early Sunday left three men wounded, police said.
Officers responded to a shots fired call around 2 a.m.
Police said when they arrived on the scene, they found three men with gunshot wounds.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A case against a man accused of causing a school bus crash two months ago in Albuquerque has been moved to district court.
Prosecutors say 49-year-old Mario Perez was injured in the Feb.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal officials slated millions of dollars for rural water projects in several states, with the Biden administration looking to shore up infrastructure needs made more urgent by long-term drought conditions that have been exacerbated by climate change.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An investigation is underway after a disorderly conduct call at a dairy in Chaves County ended with a man fatally shot.
KOB-TV in Albuquerque reports Sheriff Mike Herrington issued a video statement regarding the Sunday night shooting.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A suspect in an Albuquerque murder case now is in jail after being released from a hospital, according to authorities.
Bernalillo County Sheriff’s officials said an arrest warrant was issued for 20-year-old Christopher Byers last month, but he had to spend weeks in a hospital recovering from being shot in a different incident in January.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A relative of former state Rep. Sheryl Williams Stapleton who barricaded himself in her home has been arrested after an hours-long standoff ended by a police dog, authorities said Friday.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Land managers have scheduled two more public meetings and extended the comment period on a proposal that would prohibit oil and gas development on federal land surrounding a national park in New Mexico that Native American tribes consider culturally significant.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico will be the new location for training pilots and other crew members to operate a type of large attack planes flown by the Air Force Special Operations Command, a member of the state's congressional delegation announced Friday.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities in New Mexico were investigating Monday whether those in a car that crashed while speeding, killing two of the nine people packed inside, were involved in a hit-and-run and the beating of a homeless man reported before the accident.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a man accused of stabbing two people and injuring a third on a commuter rail train in Albuquerque also had a gun at the time.
New Mexico State Police found the handgun in 33-year-old Luis Sanchez's backpack when he was arrested Saturday, according to a criminal complaint.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police officers have fatally shot a man in Albuquerque after an altercation that escalated, according to authorities
They said officers responded to the scene around 5 p.m.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two people were killed and seven others injured when a speeding vehicle rolled and struck a concrete pillar on an Interstate 40 underpass in Albuquerque, authorities said Sunday.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities have identified a man suspected of stabbing a passenger and a security guard on a commuter rail train in Albuquerque and also injuring another passenger.
Albuquerque police said 33-year-old Luis Sanchez was arrested in connection with the Saturday afternoon incident on a Rail Runner train and he’s facing several charges.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police on Saturday arrested a man who allegedly stabbed another passenger and security guard on a commuter rail train and injured an additional passenger, police said.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Emergency personnel rescued an unprepared hiker who got trapped on any icy ledge after getting lost during a snowstorm on a trail in the Sandia Mountains overlooking Albuquerque, police said.
LAGUNA PUEBLO, N.M. (AP) — The FBI said Wednesday it is investigating a shooting that involved federal Homeland Security Investigations agents and occurred on a tribal reservation in New Mexico.
No agents were injured but one “subject" was wounded in the incident Tuesday on the Laguna Pueblo, the FBI said in a brief statement.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration will allow Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta flights this October without requiring balloonists to install new tracking equipment as required under a federal rule, FAA and city officials announced Wednesday.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities on Tuesday released the name of a man suspected of shooting three people in the same northeast Albuquerque neighborhood where he lived before he was shot and killed by police officers.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police officers fatally shot a suspect Monday after responding to reports of a shooting on the city’s northeast side in which two people were injured and a woman was found dead on a street in a residential area, authorities said.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham took another step Thursday to put New Mexico on the hydrogen map, signing an executive order she said will help establish a roadmap making clear that hydrogen will be a key focus of the state as it works to transform its energy economy.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday sought to evaluate the mental health of a woman charged with kidnapping, firearms and terrorism-related counts — nearly four years after authorities arrested her and four other adults from an extended family at a squalid New Mexico compound and recovered the remains of a 3-year-old boy.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Albuquerque City Council has narrowly voted to reverse its 2020 action at the start of the pandemic to expand the mayor's emergency powers during a public health crisis.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say a man killed when shot after a Feb. 25 police chase has been identified as the person who killed a spa worker 10 days earlier.
According to Albuquerque Police Chief Harold Medina, evidence from fingerprints, surveillance video and a reported admission by Raphael Marquez to another person tied Marquez to the killing at the Canna Spa Massage.