• 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.

  • Appeal targets permit change for US nuclear repository

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Watchdog groups are appealing a recent permit change approval by New Mexico regulators that could ultimately allow for more waste to be placed at the U.S. government’s only underground nuclear waste repository.

  • Civil cases stall at US Attorney’s Office in New Mexico

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. attorney for New Mexico says most of his agency’s civil-law division has been furloughed under the partial federal government shutdown.

  • Governor ends fuss over Morales’ Senate seat, appoints Ramos

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has appointed Gabriel Ramos to fill the state Senate seat vacated by Lt. Gov. Howie Morales.

  • Group of nearly 250 immigrants arrested at New Mexico border

    ANTELOPE WELLS, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Border Patrol agents in New Mexico say a group of nearly 250 immigrants are in custody after turning themselves in to authorities at the Antelope Wells Port of Entry.

  • Albuquerque mayor: New council to coordinate, help homeless

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque is creating an advisory council to address homelessness in New Mexico’s largest city.

  • New Mexico lawmakers divided on fast-track bills

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The state’s Democrat-led Legislature on Wednesday placed bills that previously were vetoed by the state’s former Republican governor on a track for reconsideration and approval.

  • GOP: Gov. Lujan Grisham’s testing changes confusing teachers

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s quick moves to transform how public schools test students are drawing praise from teachers unions but creating uncertainty among educators.

  • Albuquerque police investigate death of 11-day-old baby

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say they are investigating the death of an 11-day-old infant at a detox treatment center.