• New Mexico lawmakers debate crime bills as session nears end

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s rising crime rate put public safety at the center of daily legislative debates this year in Santa Fe — from battles over funding levels for prosecutors and law enforcement to disagreements over how to stem child abuse, auto theft, domestic violence and other violent crimes.

  • Romero steps down as University of New Mexico regent

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — University of New Mexico Regent Alex Romero has stepped down after publicly voicing concerns about communication problems on the board.

  • Group sues DOH, claims neglect of boarding house oversight

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A nonprofit group is suing the New Mexico Department of Health for failure to enforce rules and regulations pertaining to the oversight of boarding homes.

  • Court settles questions over school funding deductions

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico court ruling clarifies questions about the state’s school funding formula, saying education officials need federal approval before withholding certain funding for public school districts.

  • Drug investigation results in arrest of transit worker

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A transit terminal worker in Las Cruces is accused of selling cocaine while at work.

  • Alamogordo students selected to speak with astronauts

    ALAMAGORDO, N.M. (AP) — Alamogordo students will have the chance to talk and ask questions to astronauts aboard the International Space Station.

  • Storm bringing rain, snow and strong winds to New Mexico

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Pacific storm system is expected to drop rain and snow on parts of New Mexico while producing strong to severe winds Wednesday and Thursday.

  • New Mexico reviews status of threatened White Sands pupfish

    ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — State wildlife managers are reviewing the status of a threatened fish found only in southern New Mexico’s Tularosa River Basin.

  • Head of National Hispanic Cultural Center Foundation resigns

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The head of the fundraising arm of the National Hispanic Cultural Center is resigning after nearly three years of boosting the nonprofit organization’s profile.

  • New Mexico urges Congress to rein in dark money

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Legislature is urging the U.S. Congress to restore greater federal and local regulation of political spending that influence elections and governance — and hopes other statehouses will do the same.