• President Barack Obama arrives on Air Force One at Moffett Federal Airfield Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, in Mountain View, Calif. The President is in the Bay Area for fundraising events. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    Udall, Heinrich seek deportation raid halt, break with Obama

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s two U.S. Democratic senators want President Barack Obama to halt deportation raids targeting Central American women and children.

  • NMSU settles class action lawsuit over family leave

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State University has agreed to pay more than $700,000 to settle a lawsuit accusing the university of denying or discouraging faculty members from taking time off for family leave.

  • Police: New Mexico man attacked mom with Bible after prayer

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man is facing a battery charges after police said he repeatedly hit his mother with a Bible following a prayer session.

  • Grand jury probes police chief’s role in Taser deal

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A grand jury is looking into a former Albuquerque police chief’s role in the $2 million contract the city awarded to Taser International to outfit officers with body cameras.

  • Diocese of Gallup to get Ciudad Juarez Papal Mass tickets

    GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — The Diocese of Gallup says it also will be getting tickets to a Papal Mass in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

  • Survey: Solar workforce grows in New Mexico

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State energy officials say the solar industry’s workforce is growing in New Mexico.

  • New Mexico House approves police double dipping bill

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s House of Representatives has approved provisions for some retired law enforcement officers to return to work while also receiving pension benefits.

  • New Mexico prison guards caution against tougher sentences

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico corrections officers and their union leaders are concerned that a slate of legislative proposals for tougher criminal sentencing could aggravate safety problems at understaffed state prisons.

  • Evangelist Rev. Franklin Graham leads a "prayer rally" at Liberty Plaza near the state Capitol, in Atlanta, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, a day after the New Hampshire presidential primaries. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)  MARIETTA DAILY OUT; GWINNETT DAILY POST OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; WXIA-TV OUT; WGCL-TV OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

    Religion news in brief

    Franklin Graham urges S Carolina Christians to vote biblically

  • Police: Kirtland woman arrested in death of her husband

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Police in Farmington say a Kirtland woman has been arrested in connection with the death of her husband.