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

18 ViewsNEW 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 also

Official guilty of illegally entering Capitol grounds Jan. 6

3 ViewsWASHINGTON (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 heard

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

2 ViewsOTERO 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 afternoon

Why is New Mexico’s prison population on the decline?

14 ViewsNEW MEXICO (KRQE) – There’s been a “dramatic” decline in the state’s prison population from summer of 2020 to summer of 2021, according to the New Mexico Sentencing Commission (NMSC). In early November, the commission, which evaluates policies related to the criminal justice system, told state legislators that the recent declines in