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New Mexico officials issue warning ahead of near record heat

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico health officials are warning residents and visitors of the potential for heat-related illnesses as forecasters predict more near record temperatures. The National Weather...

DATE: June 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

COVID-19 races through prison facilities in New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Coronavirus infections continue to sweep through state and federal prison populations in New Mexico as health officials reported 218 new positive tests statewide on Thursday....

DATE: June 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico reports 218 more coronavirus cases, 8 more deaths

SANTA FE – Health officials in New Mexico have confirmed 218 more coronavirus cases with eight additional deaths. That pushes the number of COVID-19 cases in the state to 8,353 with 383 known...

DATE: June 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police: Pregnant woman tried to run car off the road

HOBBS, N.M. – A pregnant New Mexico woman is facing charges after police say she tried knocking a car off the road while two children sat in her backseat. The Hobbs News-Sun reports Shaniece...

DATE: June 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico governor appoints racial justice policy group

SANTA FE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is holding a virtual roundtable with state black leaders Thursday after a week of anti-racism protests calling for police reform around the country. The...

DATE: June 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Democratic nomination eludes ex-CIA operative Valerie Plame

SANTA FE – Former CIA operative and political gadfly Valerie Plame’s bid for Congress was cut short in Tuesday’s primary election by attorney Teresa Leger Fernandez, as New Mexico voters opted for...

DATE: June 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Biden wins Democratic primary in New Mexico

SANTA FE – Former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday won the Democratic nomination for president in New Mexico, where President Donald Trump held a campaign rally last year in hopes of making...

DATE: June 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico reports 116 new virus cases among state inmates

SANTA FE – New Mexico health officials on Tuesday reported an additional 227 coronavirus cases, with just over half of those among inmates at a detention center in southern New Mexico. The figures...

DATE: June 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Weatherman Mark Ronchetti wins GOP nomination for US Senate

SANTA FE – Former television weatherman Mark Ronchetti of Albuquerque won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate on Tuesday to compete in an open race to replace retiring Sen. Tom Udall....

DATE: June 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hundreds of protesters march peacefully in Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE – Hundreds of people marched peacefully Monday night in downtown Albuquerque a day after a similar protest against the death of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis...

DATE: June 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fire restrictions ordered at 4 sites in northern New Mexico

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. – The National Park Service is implementing additional fire restrictions at four park sites in northern New Mexico due to an increasing risk of wildfires in the region. The...

DATE: May 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico high schools plan virtual ceremonies, parades

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico’s largest public school system is planning virtual high school graduation ceremonies in June because it’s unlikely that the coronavirus pandemic will subside soon. In...

DATE: May 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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