Santa Fe judge to resign amid DWI charges

29 Views   SANTA FE, N.M. — A Santa Fe magistrate judge reportedly agreed to resign from his position as he faces charges for an alleged DWI crash in February. New Mexico’s judicial standards commission approved Judge Dev Atma Khalsa’s resignation. Now, the state Supreme Court has to approve it before the

Trial set for River of Lights drunk driving suspect

162 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The man accused of killing a child and severely injuring his father at River of Lights in 2021 will go to trial in late August. Sergio Almanza is accused of driving drunk on an ATV, hitting and killing 7-year-old Pronoy Bhattacharya, and injuring his father

Albuquerque state senator involved in crash with 3 parked cars

287 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A high-profile state senator who has been in the news for his battles with the governor, fellow lawmakers, and his own party explains why he rammed his car into three parked vehicles in the Old Town area. The homeowner said he’s frustrated with how things have

Lawmakers discuss New Mexico’s DWI problem

304 Views   NEW MEXICO (KRQE) –  Wednesday, state lawmakers discussed alcohol-related issues in New Mexico. A main focus as usual was drinking and driving. According to the state’s Department of Health – New Mexico continues to have the highest alcohol related death rate in the country.

Drug tests take over 10000 truckers off the road

442 Views   (Stacker/Nexstar Wire) – Delayed packages, bare grocery store shelves, and inflated prices have become the norm for American consumers over the past two years. While the COVID-19 pandemic has been the catalyst, there are other challenges causing supply chain issues, including a lack of truck drivers to transport goods

Mock DWI Crash Near Las Cruces High School

520 Views   LAS CRUCES, NM – Las Cruces Public Schools issued the following news release about Thursday’s simulation: Students at Las Cruces High School will get a sobering lesson in the consequences of drunk driving in a mock-DWI crash near the campus Thursday morning.

New Mexico Lawmaker Pleads Not Guilty, Not Running for Another Term

473 Views   SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico lawmaker charged with drunken driving during this year’s Legislative session won’t seek reelection. Albuquerque Rep. Georgene Louis says in a statement through her lawyer that she’s been honored to serve her constituents the past 10 years but won’t try to run