Proposal could make New Mexico a ‘sanctuary state’

SANTA FE, N.M. – A New Mexico bill could turn the state with the nation’s largest percentage of Hispanic residents into a “sanctuary state.” Identical Democratic proposals in the New Mexico House...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Lawsuit: New Mexico boy had toe severed at Farmington public pool

FARMINGTON, N.M. – A northwestern New Mexico woman says her 6-year-old had his toe severed at a public pool’s water slide. The Daily Times of Farmington, New Mexico, reports Aubrea Danks recently...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Mother charged in death of boy found in Denver storage unit

DENVER – The mother of a 7-year-old found dead inside a storage unit just before Christmas was charged Monday in the boy’s death. Elisha Pankey was formally charged with child abuse resulting in...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Discrimination challenge by Colorado baker can continue

DENVER – A judge says the latest legal challenge by a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple can continue. In a ruling Friday, U.S. District Judge Wiley Daniel rejected...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Judge enters not guilty plea for man in teen’s shooting

BRIGHTON – A judge has entered a not guilty plea on behalf of a man accused of killing a 13-year-old and wounding three other people in a shooting prosecutors say was motivated by road rage. A...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

New Mexico holiday proposed for Cesar Chavez, Dennis Chavez

ALBUQUERQUE – A state lawmaker is proposing a state holiday in honor of the late U.S. Sen. Dennis Chavez of New Mexico and the late farmworker union leader Cesar Chavez of California. New Mexico...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

New Mexico governor announces appointments to key agencies

ALBUQUERQUE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham reached into the ranks of the federal government and across state lines Monday to fill key Cabinet positions overseeing childhood well-being, environmental...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Settlement nets $1.8M of debt relief for New Mexico students

ALBUQUERQUE – A settlement will provide $1.8 million in debt relief for New Mexico students who were enrolled in certain for-profit schools and online courses. Attorney General Hector Balderas says...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Navajo company looks into buying northern Arizona coal mine

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – A Navajo Nation energy company studying the purchase of a coal-fired power plant on the reservation says it’s looking into the mine that supplies it, too. The tribal government...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Campaign tries to trim Boulder students’ unpaid lunch debt

BOULDER – A Boulder resident is raising money to help pay off more than $230,000 in unpaid lunch costs in the Boulder Valley School District. The Boulder Daily Camera reported Tuesday Kate Lacroix...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Advocacy group: 233 Denver-area homeless people died in 2018

DENVER – An advocacy group says 233 homeless people died in the seven-county Denver area in 2018, up from 231 the year before. The Denver Post reported Monday the Colorado Coalition for the...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Grocery stores can now sell regular beer

DENVER – There are more places to buy regular beer in the new year in Colorado. Grocery and convenience stores are now able to sell full-strength beer under a state law that took effect Tuesday....

DATE: Jan. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

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