• New Mexico succeeds in legal fight to bar horse slaughter

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A court decision will prevent a horse slaughter operation from opening in New Mexico after the state’s lengthy legal battle.

  • Legislative clerks in the New Mexico Senate including Michael Esquibel, foreground, load binders with new bills at the state capitol in Santa Fe, N.M., Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016. It was the final day for lawmakers to introduce new legislation. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)

    Bills race into New Mexico Legislature, fight long odds

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Lawmakers introduced a flurry of bills as the doors swung shut on new legislation at New Mexico’s state capitol on Wednesday.

  • Sheriff’s Office: Teacher rearrested, faces new allegations

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe County authorities say a teacher accused of inappropriately touching a 6-year-old girl has been rearrested after authorities received new information about additional alleged victims.

  • Bail bond reform amendment clears New Mexico Senate

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A proposed constitutional amendment aimed at reforming New Mexico’s bail bond system cleared the state Senate on a 29-9 vote Tuesday.

  • Bail bond amendment passes Senate Judiciary Committee

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A proposed constitutional amendment to reform the state’s bail bond system has passed the Senate Judiciary Committee.

  • Police: Robbery suspect shot by officers was Santa Fe man

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say an armed robbery suspect fatally shot by Santa Fe police at a motel last week was a Santa Fe man who had a gun in his possession and several thousand dollars of cash in his belongings.

  • Medicaid edges out political agendas in New Mexico

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Rising health care costs linked to the expansion of Medicaid in New Mexico combined with faltering state revenues are crowding out initiatives sought by Gov. Susana Martinez.