New Mexico State Police Arrest Homicide Suspect Wanted by NYPD

Torrance County, NM – On September 22, 2021, at around 6:30 p.m., a New Mexico State Police officer on patrol stopped to check on a disabled silver 2000 Honda CRV with Pennsylvania license plates on Interstate 40 westbound near milepost 191 near Edgewood, New Mexico. The vehicle was driven by a female, and it had two […]

12-year-old dies of fentanyl overdose, mother and grandmother charged in death

CARLSBAD, N.M. — Two women in Carlsbad are facing child abuse charges after a 12-year-old boy died of a fentanyl overdose. According to police, 35-year-old Alexis Smith and 55-year-old Kellie Smith were arrested Tuesday night after police were called to the home on Western Way and found the boy unresponsive.

New Mexico hunting season in full swing

New Mexico Game & Fish said there was a 20% increase in permit seekers this season compared to previous. SANTA FE, N.M. — Hunting season is in full swing in the Land of Enchantment. A spokesperson with New Mexico Game & Fish division said they’ve seen an increase in people wanting to harvest game this year compared […]

Las Cruces City Councilor Runs For Congress With Progressive Agenda

The 2022 midterm election is fast approaching and many are wondering how the results will affect their lives. With issues such as immigration, climate change, and the economy weighing heavily on voters, Las Cruces Councilman Gabe Vasquez is running for the Democratic nomination in New Mexico’s second Congressional District.

New Mexico continues decline in average number of new COVID-19 cases

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – While community transmission remains high in most of New Mexico’s counties, the state continues to see a sustained decline in the total average of new COVID-19 cases. New Mexico’s top health experts updated the latest trends in COVID-19 cases for the state during a news conference Wednesday afternoon.

New Mexico imprisons people at a higher rate than some countries

Lawmaker says state is behind even Texas on criminal justice reform A new report shows that New Mexico imprisons people at a higher rate than most U.S. states and every other country in the world, and there is little correlation between high incarceration rates and violent crime. The Prison Policy Initiative found that New Mexico incarcerates 773 people […]

Report: Students in New Mexico are far behind in learning due to coronavirus pandemic

On average, at-risk New Mexico students were already over half a year behind in learning before COVID-19. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Students in New Mexico are behind when it comes to public education. The topic is the latest discussion by elected members from the state’s Legislative Finance Committee (LFC).  According to the committee’s report, which was released on […]