SANTA FE – The state Supreme Court today upheld the first-degree murder conviction of former Silver City police officer Bradley Farrington for killing his estranged wife in 2014.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Police arrested a New Mexico teacher for harboring or aiding a felon, who was also her former student. New Mexico State Police said 45-year-old Denise Romero, a teacher at an Albuquerque charter school, now faces two felony charges for helping a former student break the law and
New Mexico’s jail population dropped by a third earlier this year as officials agreed to incarcerate fewer people to avoid the spread COVID-19. But the population has crept back up since June and infections have soared among both inmates and staff from 37 cases by early June to nearly 970
FARMINGTON, N.M. — The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office (SJCSO) released video of a confrontation between a suspect and deputies in August. A crime spree and foot pursuit turned deadly after deputies shot and killed 36-year-old Marco Benito of Albuquerque.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – New Mexico has increased annual child support collections by $18 million as it intercepts federal economic impact payments to separated or divorced parents whose children do not live with them.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — State legislators and community advocates are questioning funding cuts by the New Mexico Department of Corrections that reduce services for newly released inmates. Lawmakers have long argued that investing in rehabilitative services for this population decreases the chances they re-offend and increases their ability to thrive after they’ve paid
Operations target source, distribution and abuse of illegal drugs ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — You’ve probably heard of Operation LeGend, but what you might not know is that the Drug Enforcement Administration has two other operations that are going on right now. Operation LeGend drew national attention after its high profile announcement by President
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The U.S. Department of Justice has provided an update on federal charges resulting from Operation Legend. Since the operation’s launch in Kansas City, Missouri on July 8, through Monday, August 31, the department reports there have been over 2,000 arrests including 147 for homicide.
State Republicans had planned on featuring the New Mexico Civil Guard as special guests at a rally in Clovis on Aug. 22, before the militia group pulled out, citing racist remarks by one of the invited speakers. The Civil Guard, whose members have showed up heavily armed at several protests in Albuquerque this summer,
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Police say a man is in custody after he tried to burn down a Walmart in Truth or Consequences early Sunday. Officers arrested Devon Schinagel of Elephant Butte after he poured lighter fluid around the store then crashed through the front doors with his vehicle.
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