• Program gives veterans, military staff chance to cowboy up

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Army veteran Brian Ray was sitting tall in the saddle of a palomino quarter horse at the Crossed Arrows Ranch south of Santa Fe. The combat vet, who had spent three decades in the military, including two tours in Iraq as an adviser, focused his heart, mind and body on his connection with the horse.

  • Dems, GOP buy attack ads for US House race in New Mexico

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The national Democratic and Republican parties are jumping into a bellwether congressional race in southern New Mexico that may determine which party controls the U.S. House.

  • Family of man killed at New Mexico motel sues owners

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — The ex-wife and son of a man killed at a northwestern New Mexico motel are suing the motel.

  • New Mexico bighorn sheep face relocation near Alamogordo

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico wildlife officials are hoping to relocate 40 to 60 desert bighorn sheep to the Sacramento Mountains — an area where the animal has been absent for nearly a century.

  • Baez, Murphy go deep as Cubs romp past Diamondbacks 9-1

    PHOENIX (AP) — Javier Baez and Daniel Murphy each hit a two-run homer as the Chicago Cubs jumped out to a big early lead Tuesday night on their way to a 9-1 win over the fading Arizona Diamondbacks.

  • Colleagues of Kavanaugh accuser point to her integrity

    PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Her studies first brought her West, but for Christine Margaret Blasey Ford, the move to California proved a way to leave behind what had gone wrong in her teenage years in the patrician suburbs of Washington, D.C.

    Updated: 3:29 am

  • Slain golfer, suspect lived contrasting lives in Iowa city

    AMES, Iowa (AP) — They had both recently turned 22 and were residing in the same Iowa college town but their lives couldn’t have been more different before allegedly intersecting in the most violent way.

    Updated: 8:30 am

  • Cardinals win 3rd straight, send Braves to 4th straight loss

    ATLANTA (AP) — Cardinals manager Mike Shildt loved watching Yadier Molina grind out a big at-bat in the eighth inning.

  • Trial to resume for Chicago officer charged with murder

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago police officers clearly do not want to be in court testifying against a colleague accused of murder, with one of them so uncomfortable he couldn’t bring himself to point to the man on trial, something witnesses are routinely asked to do.

    Updated: 10:36 pm

  • Alfaro’s HR overshadows Matz’s big night; Phillies top Mets

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As the losses mounted and the Phillies tumbled far out of first place, it was clear many players were pressing.