• Mail thief suspect killed in US Marshals task force shootout

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a suspected mail thief is dead and his wife is charged with harboring a fugitive after a gunfight with members of a U.S. Marshals task force in southeast Albuquerque.

  • Riot police block off the Albuquerque Convention Center to anti-Trump protests following a rally and speech by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the convention center where the event was held, in Albuquerque, N.M., Tuesday, May 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

    The Latest: 4 arrested amid protests at Trump rally

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest following protests in Albuquerque at a Donald Trump rally (all times local):

  • Anti-Trump protesters block the streets following a rally and speech by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the Albuquerque Convention Center where the event was held, in Albuquerque, N.M., Tuesday, May 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

    Authorities: Unruly group instigated violence at Trump rally

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A day after a riot erupted outside a Donald Trump rally, Albuquerque officials blamed the downtown melee not on impassioned politics but on an unruly group intent on creating chaos in a city that has seen more than its share of violence.

  • Bill Clinton wraps up campaign swing in New Mexico

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton has wrapped up a two-day swing in New Mexico with a low-key rally at a packed Albuquerque community center.

  • O’Keeffe Museum buys artist’s rarely seen Lake George work

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe has acquired a rarely seen painting created by the artist in 1926.

  • Congressman calls on New Mexico to help with water dispute

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s only Republican member of Congress has joined the fight between ranchers and the federal government over access to water on national forest lands, saying the state can do more to protect the private property and water rights of its citizens.

  • Albuquerque board: Police shooting case reviews slowed by DA

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque’s Civilian Police Oversight Agency says the county district attorney’s office has a backlog of more than a dozen officer-involved shooting cases, forcing ACPOA to delay its own investigations.

  • In this Jan. 5, 2016, photo, an employee at Santa Teresa Southern Railroad works on trains in the booming New Mexico town of Santa Teresa along the U.S.-Mexico border. The nonprofit group that operates Santa Teresa is working to transform the area from a place where people work into one where they might live. Officials are drafting plans that call for the building of a plaza on an upslope, surrounded by Mediterranean-style housing and international restaurants. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)

    Planners seek to transform border town into destination

    SANTA TERESA, N.M. (AP) — Trucks race along a winding road in the arid New Mexico desert. As they travel through Santa Teresa, a border-crossing port of entry and unincorporated town, they pass millions of square feet of warehouses that store steel coil, wind turbine blades and specialty glass.

  • Pepper spray is deployed at protestors of Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump at the Albuquerque Convention Center after the Trump rally in Albuquerque, N.M., Tuesday, May 24, 2016. (Roberto E. Rosales/The Albuquerque Journal via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Protests turn violent outside Trump rally in New Mexico

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — In one of the presidential campaign year’s more grisly spectacles, protesters in New Mexico opposing Donald Trump’s candidacy threw burning T-shirts, plastic bottles and other items at police officers, injuring several, and toppled trash cans and barricades.

  • Police use new technology in Pointer’s cold case

    CLOUDCROFT, N.M. (AP) — Twenty-nine years after Margaret Caroline Pointer’s skeletal remains were found near the Sunspot Highway, near Cloudcroft, Alamogordo police Detective Lt. Roger Schoolcraft is still on the case.