• Wool, mohair program stops at Navajo Nation for seventh year

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A program designed to promote the purchase of wool and mohair from producers on the Navajo Nation has returned to the reservation, thanks to a project developed through a partnership between Black Mesa Water Coalition and Dine College’s Land Grant Office.

  • Authorities: New Mexico jail officer helped inmates escape

    CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — Law enforcement authorities in eastern New Mexico say an officer helped three inmates escape from a county lockup.

  • Albuquerque man convicted of killing wife’s ex-husband

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A jury has convicted an Albuquerque man of stabbing to death his wife’s ex-husband in 2016.

  • New Mexico lawmakers challenge Navajo water compact

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Republican New Mexico lawmakers challenged an agreement awarding water rights from the San Juan River to the Navajo Nation, asking the state Supreme Court on Friday to suspend the compact because the Legislature never approved it.

  • Authorities search for Curry County escaped inmates

    CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — Authorities are searching for three men who escaped from an eastern New Mexico county lockup.

  • New Mexico insurance pool refusing to turn over audits

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A high-risk insurance pool in New Mexico refusing to turn over its annual financial audits to the state Auditor’s Office for approval says it does not meet the definition of a state agency.

  • New Mexico Catholic bishops dismayed with border policies

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s Catholic bishops have joined other religious leaders in opposing policies that are resulting in immigrant children being separated from their parents after entering the United States illegally.

  • Lawsuit accuses New Mexico police chief of lewd conduct

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico sergeant and two former colleagues claim in a lawsuit that State Police Chief Pete Kassetas engaged in lewd behavior, including sending an inappropriate photograph to a high-ranking female state official.

  • APNewsBreak: GOP candidate would replace teacher evaluations

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Steve Pearce said Thursday he would immediately suspend New Mexico’s embattled teacher evaluation system if elected. He said educators are being judged unfairly as the state struggles to improve student academic performance.

  • Male black bear captured in Albuquerque community

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico wildlife officers have captured a male bear that had been wandering in an Albuquerque community.