• Gallup senator’s detox center proposal goes before committee

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A proposal to fund detox and substance abuse treatment centers for the homeless with money from the state’s liquor excise tax is scheduled to go before the state Senate Corporations and Transportation Committee on Monday.

  • Juror: Man upset over verdict lifts Carlsbad court pew

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — An outburst that came as jurors delivered their verdict at the end of a murder trial has rattled the Eddy County Courthouse in Carlsbad.

  • Women face abuse charges after girl, 3, found in cold water

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two Albuquerque women face child abuse charges after authorities say a 3-year-old girl suffering from hypothermia was found face down in a tub of cold water.

  • Troubled New Mexico border city gets temp city manager

    SUNLAND PARK, N.M. (AP) — A former New Mexico Oil and Gas Association president has been named interim city manager of a troubled New Mexico border city that is working to put past scandals behind it while two councilors face legal problems.

  • San Diego State forward Malik Pope slices through the defense of New Mexico's Dane Kuiper, right, Obij Aget while driving to the basket during the first half of a NCAA college basketball game  Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

    Hemsley leads SDSU to 78-71 OT win vs New Mexico

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego State’s 10-game winning streak to open Mountain West Conference play seemed all but over when New Mexico took a five-point lead with 21.1 seconds to play.

  • Bids sought for energy department waste trucking contracts

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Energy is taking bids to replace two waste trucking contracts that are now worth half their original estimated value of $239.5 million in 2012.

  • Committee suggests domestic violence gun law for New Mexico

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico lawmakers’ push this year to crack down on violent crime doesn’t include legislation that would strengthen laws to keep firearms from domestic abusers — despite recommendations from a state review team and a trend that has seen other states take such action.

  • Budget bill considered in New Mexico Legislature

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s Republican-led House of Representatives voted to approve a $6.3 billion budget that increases spending on Medicaid health care, early childhood education and prisons while cutting funding to state colleges and universities.

  • Arizona man killed in New Mexico crash

    GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Police are investigating a single-vehicle fatal collision that occurred northwest of Gallup.

  • Altercation leads to shooting; 1 dead

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police are looking for a woman and a white car they believe were involved in a homicide on Friday.