A New Mexico legislator this week introduced a bill to remedy an issue leading to spouses of state higher education employees being denied pensions.
The New Mexico Public Education Department aims to scrap the state’s A-F grading system for public schools, which critics have said puts too much emphasis on student test scores.
Though New Mexico is considered one of the most dangerous states in the country, residents of Las Vegas will be pleased to know their city is among the state’s safest, according to a recent study.
The following individuals were booked into the San Miguel County Detention Center between Feb 13 and Feb 20, 2019:
The theme for this year’s Game Jam was, “Home, what does it mean to you?”
Trump administration move takes aim at Planned Parenthood.
A Sheriff’s Office spokesman says there have been no arrests made in connection with the boy’s death.
A 94-year-old state senator was a Code Talker and has long worked to have the museum built.
Days remaining in the session: 21
Representatives from organizations favoring more access to public records said the bill does not go far enough on transparency.
Earnest made the remarks during a hearing on a motion to “compel the state to produce evidence for defense inspection and to preclude the state from interfering in that inspection.”
Employers would still be free to inquire about an applicant’s record after reviewing the application.
At a federal hearing on the order Thursday in Albuquerque, federal officials for the national laboratory defended the order, arguing the document has not significantly changed the relationship between the labs and the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board.
Lt. Valentin Piñon, 35, has been with the Chimayó Fire Department — an entirely volunteer force of 14 people — since 2016.
The hotel component of the project is a first for the organization.
Clovis North High School senior Maddie Mueller is a member of Valley Patriots. The conservative activist group asked its affiliates to wear the well-known hat bearing President Donald Trump’s campaign motto on Wednesday. Mueller said officials at the Fresno school…
At least two civilians were killed and more than a dozen wounded in the confrontation with security forces in the Gran Sabana area, along Venezuela’s southeast border with Brazil.
The talks have been aimed at resolving the Trump administration’s concerns about China’s trade barriers and its treatment of American companies,
David and Louise Turpin will spend at least 25 years in prison after entering the pleas in Riverside County Superior Court.
Pope’s summit on clerical sex abuse convenes as federal and state investigations target wayward priests.
Across the flatlands of Illinois, a new ‘crop’ is rising among the traditional waves of grain as farmers increasingly make the same calculation as DeBaillie. Hundreds have applied to host acres of solar panels on their property, a move encouraged…
Authorities are accusing him of aggravated criminal sexual abuse involving four victims, three of whom were underage.
Erin O’Connell will fill the seat left open by the retirement of Judge Nan Nash, who served as the 2nd District’s chief judge before stepping down.
Lujan Grisham spokesman Tripp Stelnicki said the governor planned to attend a panel discussion Friday related to the work of female governors and return to New Mexico Sunday.
According to a criminal complaint and a new indictment, the 25-year-old suspect killed a man with the help of at least one accomplice. The name of the victim has not been released.
Advocates of the bill said it would safeguard from public embarrassment whistleblowers who denounce misbehavior at schools in small communities.
Business and city leaders, energy companies, electric utilities, farmers and others are voicing concerns about proposed legislation in New Mexico that would require sweeping environmental reviews by state agencies for many projects.
Virgin Galactic is working toward commercial operations that will take passengers on supersonic thrill rides to the lower reaches of space.
Despite winter weather that brought several feet of snow to areas of the Navajo Nation, Newcomb Chapter was among several entites that remained open.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The sheriff in New Mexico’s most populous county is joining colleagues from more rural areas of the state in pushing back against sweeping gun-control proposals before the Legislature. Bernalillo County Sheriff Manuel Gonzales said Friday he would support becoming a …
New Mexico's Bootheel has seen snow Friday.
New Mexico School for the Arts, a state-chartered performing and fine arts high school that opened in Santa Fe in 2010, is asking the Legislature to drop its charter status and allow it to become a “special statewide residential public…
The Aztec Police Department is investigating numerous vehicles allegedly damaged by two juvenile males and an adult male
The Trump administration on Friday set up new obstacles for women seeking abortions, barring taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from making abortion referrals. The new policy is certain to be challenged in court.
The second winter storm this week has blanketed western New Mexico and San Juan County with snow, prompting school districts to cancel classes.
A food tax could help local governments provide services, but opponents say it would hurt the most vulnerable New Mexicans.
Under the new bill, private employers may take prior convictions into consideration after an initial review of the job application and a discussion of employment.
Below is a digest of service calls performed by the Farmington Police Department.
The native New Mexican addressed the rhetoric around teaching — the very reasons she was told to jump ship.
Three area departments fought a fire between Harris Street and Fraser Drive on Thursday afternoon, after a welding spark landed in grass that spread into a two-acre blaze. Firefighters arrived on the scene a little past noon Thursday after seeing smoke coming from the Mountain View area, sai…
County commissioners split on two resolutions dealing with state mining regulations in front of a crowd of more than 1,000 people, many of whom depend on local mines, who showed up in force at Thursday’s Grant County Commission meeting. Most audience members vigorously opposed two bills in t…