Courts | Legal Issues

Class-action lawsuit filed over medical cannabis

45 Views   New Mexico Top Organics-Ultra Health along with six medical patients have filed a class-action lawsuit against seven insurers in New Mexico. The lawsuit was filed for a failure to cover medical cannabis costs. The lawsuit seeks, “a determination that medical cannabis is a health care service for treatment of

‘Viewpoint discrimination’ case may head to Supreme Court

90 Views   SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A lawsuit claiming that New Mexico county commissioner and Cowboys for Trump cofounder Couy Griffin engaged in “viewpoint” discrimination could be headed to the U.S. Supreme Court in a test-case for free speech rights on social media platforms.

Jury says it’s deadlocked in ‘We Build The Wall’ fraud trial

92 Views   NEW YORK (AP) — Eleven jurors accused one juror of political bias before saying they were deadlocked in deliberating the fate of a Colorado businessman accused of defrauding investors in a wall along the U.S. southern border. Federal Judge Analisa Torres read jurors a so-called Allen charge late

Alec Baldwin’s attorney responds to New Mexico’s citation

69 Views   NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Alec Baldwin and his attorney are responding to New Mexico’s citation against the production company behind the movie, Rust, following the deadly shooting on set in 2021. Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was killed when Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun, not knowing it contained a live round. The bullet

Official guilty of illegally entering Capitol grounds Jan. 6

50 Views   WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has convicted an elected official from New Mexico of illegally entering restricted U.S. Capitol grounds but acquitted him of engaging in disorderly conduct during the riot that disrupted Congress from certifying Joe Biden’s presidential election victory. U.S. District Court Judge Trevor McFadden

Cowboys for Trump founder heads to Washington D.C. for Capitol riot trial

108 Views   OTERO COUNTY, N.M. – Otero County commissioner Couy Griffin is in Washington, D.C. awaiting trial for his part in the attack on the Capitol building last Jan. 6. He’s charged with disorderly conduct and knowingly entering restricted areas of the Capitol grounds. KOB 4 spoke with him this Sunday

Former Rio Arriba County Sheriff sentenced to 3 years in prison

108 Views   SANTA FE, N.M. — UPDATE: James Lujan has been sentenced to three years in prison Thursday, after being convicted the day before. A former Rio Arriba County sheriff has been found guilty of harboring a felon, according to a jury in Santa Fe on Wednesday.