• New Mexico jobless rate up a little since previous month

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate is up slightly from the previous month’s rate but significantly below that of a year earlier.

  • New Mexico opens museums to furloughed federal workers

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is offering furloughed federal employees and their families free admission to state-run museums and historic sites.

  • State police: Hundreds of pounds of pot seized in Gallup

    GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — State authorities say they seized nearly 1,000 pounds of marijuana and drug paraphernalia in two days at a western New Mexico stop.

  • Sheriff: New Mexico man kills son, 3, then himself

    TESUQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a New Mexico man fatally shot his 3-year-old son at his home north of Santa Fe before killing himself.

  • Proposal could make New Mexico a ‘sanctuary state’

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico, the state with the largest percentage of Hispanic residents in the nation, could be the latest to adopt sanctuary status regarding immigrants.

  • Hospital CEO: Victim of New Mexico ski resort avalanche dead

    TAOS, N.M. (AP) — A hospital official says one of the people pulled from the snow after an avalanche at a ski resort in northern New Mexico has died.

  • New Mexico ‘F’ schools facing closure may get reprieve

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Lt. Gov. Howie Morales says education officials are still examining options for schools that have received consistent “F” grades and face closure unless grades improve.

  • New Mexico chief justice addresses lawmakers, defends judges

    ALBUQUERUQE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s chief justice defended state judges Thursday against criticism they routinely release dangerous suspects awaiting trial, as she called on lawmakers to streamline the state’s court system and fund more employee training.

  • New Mexico regulators to provide more info on racino process

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico horse racing regulators said Thursday they will comply with a request by Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham for more information regarding the selection process for the state’s sixth and final license for a racetrack and casino and the five applicants who are in the running.

  • Official: 2 pulled from avalanche, search ongoing for others

    TAOS, N.M. (AP) — Officials say two people have been pulled from an avalanche near the highest peak of a New Mexico ski resort, and a search is underway for others who may be buried beneath the snow.