• Arizona man sentenced to prison in meth trafficking case

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 35-year-old Arizona man has been sentenced in New Mexico to 6½ years in prison for his conviction for methamphetamine trafficking.

  • 2 dead, 10 hurt in crash east of El Paso involving band bus

    EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Two drivers have been killed and 10 passengers hurt in a head-on crash in West Texas involving a bus carrying a rock band and a truck.

  • US Postal Service to host passport fairs around New Mexico

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service will be hosting passport fairs around New Mexico as residents brace for identification requirements to take effect early next year.

  • $1M annual fee for hunter access to New Mexico trust lands

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish has agreed to pay a $1 million fee so hunters, anglers and trappers can continue to have access to state trust lands.

  • New Mexico Game Commission delays decision on wolf permit

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — The State Game Commission has decided to delay a decision on an appeal that would allow endangered Mexican gray wolves to be kept at Ted Turner’s ranch in southern New Mexico.

  • Woman gets 30-year prison term for 2013 Albuquerque murder

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A woman accused of killing an Albuquerque man and stuffing the body in the trunk of his car has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.

  • Police: Owner of Farmington bond company is accused of fraud

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Police in Farmington say the owner of a bond company has been arrested on suspicion of fraud.

  • New Mexico exchange targets Hispanics, Native Americans

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The state health insurance exchange is taking its message to the airwaves, billboards, community groups and online to boost the number of New Mexicans signing up for coverage during this enrollment period.

  • Lawsuit: Albuquerque flouts law limiting asset forfeiture

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two New Mexico lawmakers are suing to stop Albuquerque authorities from auctioning off vehicles seized during DWI stops without first obtaining a criminal conviction, saying the ongoing practice violates a new law that set tighter restrictions on civil asset forfeiture this year.

  • Roswell mayor files petition to create grand jury

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — The mayor of Roswell has filed paperwork to create a Chaves County grand jury, which he hopes will save time for police officers.