Senate OKs bill to expand child alert system to tribal land

FLAGSTAFF — The U.S. Senate has approved a bill that expands a child abduction alert system to tribal land. The bill is named for Ashlynne Mike, an 11-year-old girl who was lured into a van on the...

DATE: March 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police: Woman tortured with wrench, blowtorch

Two Albuquerque women are being accused of kidnapping another woman and torturing her with a wrench and blowtorch before throwing her from a moving vehicle. A criminal complaint filed in...

DATE: March 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Utility investigates coal silo failure at New Mexico plant

FARMINGTON – One of the units at a coal-fired power plant that serves customers in the southwestern United States has been taken offline as officials investigate a structural failure in one of its...

DATE: March 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

University of Colorado to honor 1st black female graduate

BOULDER – The University of Colorado has decided to honor its first black female graduate, who wasn’t allowed to walk across the stage in 1918. The Daily Camera reports that Polly McLean, a CU...

DATE: March 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge: Sheriff cannot hold inmates for federal authorities

COLORADO SPRINGS – A Colorado judge says a sheriff cannot keep people who have paid bond in jail for possible deportation by federal authorities. District Court Judge Eric Bentley ruled Tuesday...

DATE: March 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado’s Ginsburg abandons Democratic gubernatorial race

DENVER – Colorado businessman Noel Ginsburg has dropped out of the Democratic primary race for governor. Ginsburg cited a poor showing in the party’s March 6 non-binding caucuses – roughly 2...

DATE: March 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Company that leases farm land on Navajo agrees to fine

FARMINGTON — An Idaho-based company that leases farm land on the Navajo Nation has been fined for failing to post information on pesticides and ensuring protective gear properly fits workers. The...

DATE: March 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Agriculture

Preservation group acquires Chacoan-era site in New Mexico

AZTEC, N.M. — A national nonprofit that focuses on the preservation of archaeological sites is ensuring that property in northwestern New Mexico is believed to be part of the system that once...

DATE: March 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado needs twice as much normal snowfall to hit average

DENVER – Colorado’s snowpack for the year is well below its usual level. The Denver Post reported Wednesday that the state’s snowpack improved 13 percent in February but still was only 72 percent...

DATE: March 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Mother arrested in death of Colorado man

GRAND JUNCTION — An investigation into the death of a Colorado man over what authorities believe was an attempt to gain control of a family ranch has resulted in the arrest of the man’s 68-year-old...

DATE: March 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police: New Mexico mom’s DWI crash killed twin son

BLOOMFIELD, N.M. — A northwestern New Mexico woman is facing a number of charges after police say her drunken driving rollover crash caused the death of her six-year-old twin son. KRQE-TV in...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Jail deputy arrested for having sex with female inmate

GREELEY — A Colorado deputy is accused of having sex with a woman while she was being held in jail. The Weld County Sheriff’s Office says 26-year-old Zachary Cullison was arrested on Friday on...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News