• In this April 14, 2016 file photo, New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez speaks during the New York Republican State Committee Annual Gala in New York. The Republican Party of New Mexico says news media will not be allowed to attend its election-year state convention at a Native American-owned casino outside Albuquerque. The New Mexico GOP convention will decide a heated contest for a seat on the Republican National Committee that has veered into recriminations about the state economy and criticism of Gov. Martinez and her top political adviser. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

    The Latest: Media ban reversed at state GOP convention

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a media access to the New Mexico Republican convention (all times local):

  • Albuquerque officer pleads no contest in kneeing case

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former Albuquerque police officer charged with kneeing a law student in the groin during a traffic stop has pleaded no contest to a lesser charge.

  • KUNM-FM public health, poverty project gets more funding

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A public health and poverty coverage project for KUNM-FM, an NPR member station in Albuquerque, has received another round of funding.

  • In this April 14, 2016 file photo, New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez speaks during the New York Republican State Committee Annual Gala in New York. The Republican Party of New Mexico says news media will not be allowed to attend its election-year state convention at a Native American-owned casino outside Albuquerque. The New Mexico GOP convention will decide a heated contest for a seat on the Republican National Committee that has veered into recriminations about the state economy and criticism of Gov. Martinez and her top political adviser. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

    Media banned from political convention on tribal property

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A ban on journalists at the New Mexico Republican Party convention has been reversed by Native American leaders overseeing a casino where the event will be held, GOP officials announced Wednesday.

  • Law giving judges access to juvenile records takes effect

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A handful of New Mexico laws are set to take effect Wednesday, including one allowing judges to review and take into consideration some crime suspects’ juvenile court records when making sentencing and bail decisions.

  • Former tribal agent pleads guilty to theft in embezzlement

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former purchasing agent for the Jicarilla (hihk-ah-REE’-uh) Apache Nation has pleaded guilty to theft in the embezzlement of $23,000 from the northwestern New Mexico tribe.

  • Prison gang member dies in motorcycle crash in Albuquerque

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A member of the Syndicato de Nuevo Mexico prison gang wanted by federal authorities has died in a motorcycle crash in Albuquerque.

  • This undated image provided by the City of Albuquerque shows the rows of solar panels installed on the top level of the parking structure at the city's international airport in Albuquerque, N.M. Two Albuquerque city councilors have introduced a resolution that calls for 25 percent of the electricity used at city facilities to come from solar by 2025. (City of Albuquerque via AP)

    Albuquerque weighs getting more power from solar sources

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Leaders in New Mexico’s largest city have put off a decision on whether to join dozens of other communities that have set goals to get more of their electricity from renewable resources, a movement that has swept cities from the U.S. and Canada to Germany.