• 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

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  • 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.

  • GOP lamaker puts New Mexico bail bond proposal on hold

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Republican state lawmaker on Wednesday asked the House to suspend action on a proposed constitutional amendment he drafted to allow judges to deny bail to defendants deemed a flight-risk or danger to the public.

  • NMAA apologized to girls team over Navajo hair buns issue

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Activities Association has apologized to the Dulce High School girls’ basketball team after referees made players undo their traditional Navajo hair buns over safety concerns.

  • New Mexico official blasts EPA over Colorado mine spill

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The head of the New Mexico Environment Department blasted the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday during a legislative committee meeting, saying federal officials are downplaying the long-term effects of the Gold King Mine spill.