• Endangered fish are making a comeback in San Juan River

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Biologists have captured more yearling razorback suckers this fall in the San Juan River than they have captured in one season in more than 20 years, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced this week.

  • Republican minority in New Mexico House to pick new leader

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Representatives making up the Republican minority in the New Mexico House are scheduled to meet Sunday to pick a new leader in the wake of the Nov. 7 general election that saw the GOP caucus lose multiple seats.

  • Hearing set for Republican seeking to seize US House ballots

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Democrat Xochitl Torres Small is expected to take her U.S. House seat in southern New Mexico despite a pending court challenge to inspect certain ballots, the New Mexico secretary of state’s office said Friday.

  • Managers come clean on ceiling collapse at nuke waste dump

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Managers at the federal government’s nuclear waste repository in southern New Mexico have acknowledged there was waste in the area where a portion of the underground facility’s ceiling collapsed earlier this week.

  • Child in 911 recording after shooting: ‘Mommy got hit’

    GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — A series of 911 recordings show authorities received multiple reports of a shooting that killed four people and injured a fifth at a New Mexico home — with one of the calls coming from a child who says, “My mommy got hit.”

  • The Latest: Judge punts on GOP request to impound ballots

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a petition seeking to impound absentee ballots in a New Mexico county in the race for a U.S. House seat (all times local):

  • Sheriff: Driver faulted in deadly bus crash not intoxicated

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a driver had no alcohol or drugs in his system when he slammed into a pick-up truck, triggering a series of collisions on a New Mexico highway that resulted in the deaths of three passengers of a commercial bus.

  • Authorities seize records of ex-athletic director’s wife

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities have seized the bank records of the wife of former University of New Mexico Athletic Director Paul Krebs as they continue to investigate the athletics department’s finances.

  • Sandia National Labs gets $1.2M to help with energy projects

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Sandia National Laboratories has been awarded $1.2 million in federal funds as part of an effort that supports some of the top research and development teams working to transform the nation’s energy system.

  • Deadline nears for New Mexico ‘Mother of the Year’ nominees

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A deadline is looming for New Mexico applicants to compete for “Mother of the Year.”