New Mexico Chicano leader Tijerina is subject of new film

SANTA FE – Reies Lopez Tijerina, a Pentecostal preacher turned activist who led a violent raid of a northern New Mexico courthouse more than 50 years ago and helped sparked the Chicano Movement, is...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Police say man stole then crashed Colorado police cruiser

COLORADO SPRINGS – Authorities say a Colorado man is under arrest after stealing a police cruiser and crashing it. KRDO-TV reports that 36-year-old Richard Payne was arrested Saturday in Colorado...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Rep. Torres Small: I seek border fixes, not media attention

ALBUQUERQUE – Since winning a closely watched election in New Mexico three months ago, U.S. Rep. Xochitl Torres Small hasn’t garnered the same amount of attention as other freshmen in Congress. The...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

‘Record-breaking’ home sales seen in New Mexico’s oil region

HOBBS, N.M. – Realtors in the heart of New Mexico’s booming oil country say home sales broke records last year and that could spell more housing shortages. The Hobbs Sun-News reports real estate...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

New Mexico bills to restrict, tax e-cigarettes advance

SANTA FE – Measures advanced Monday in the New Mexico Legislature that would impose taxes on e-cigarettes and prohibit vaping of nicotine products in locations where traditional cigarettes already...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Colorado pushing Denver schools, teachers on negotiations

DENVER – The state is pushing Denver schools and teachers to try harder to reach a contract agreement to avoid a strike, saying it’s concerned that talks aren’t being conducted with “integrity or...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Colorado deputies charged with manslaughter in man’s death

DENVER – Two Colorado sheriff’s deputies have been charged with manslaughter in the death of a 23-year-old man that investigators found had been handcuffed and placed face down on the floor of a...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Arizona lawmakers to debate drought plan ahead of deadline

PHOENIX – Arizona lawmakers face a deadline Thursday to let the state join a drought plan for the Colorado River or risk blowing up a compromise years in the making for the seven states that draw...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

APNewsBreak: US oil lease near sacred park pushes forward

ALBUQUERQUE – U.S. land managers will move forward in March with the sale of oil and gas leases that include land near Chaco Culture National Historical Park in New Mexico and other areas sacred to...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

US, Canadian fighter planes scramble to escort Russian jets

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colorado – Military authorities say U.S. Air Force and Canadian fighter jets were scrambled to escort two Russian bombers that were traveling in the Arctic region near the...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Group: Santa Fe median home prices hit record levels

SANTA FE – The median home price in New Mexico’s capital city hit a record level last year. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports Santa Fe Association of Realtors numbers show the median home price in...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Bill seeks recreation, taxable marijuana for New Mexico

SANTA FE – Democratic legislators have introduced a bill to regulate and tax recreational marijuana sales for people 21 and older across New Mexico. Filed on Thursday, the bill would allow counties...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

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