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Research On Juarez Murders Housed In Las Cruces Archive

In the early 1990s, growing numbers of women were reported missing or found dead across the city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Decades later advocates have documented more than 2,000 women were murdered yet none of their killers have been identified or convicted, according to the Center for Strategic and International

Will NM legislators abolish qualified immunity?

In the majority of police brutality cases, officers are not criminally prosecuted, and reform advocates contend that is in part because of something called “qualified immunity.” Eliminating qualified immunity emerged as a key demand during the protests that have swept the nation demanding justice for victims of police violence. The

New developments in the dramatic prison riot caught on video

Larry Barker Follow-Up Investigation CLAYTON, N.M. (KRQE) – “We don’t want to ever see something like this happen again,” says Northeast New Mexico Prison Warden Tim Hatch. He’s referring to a defining moment at the Clayton, NM prison on September 23, 2017.

Time Running Out for Former Uranium Miners

A federal law that provides partial compensation for miners, millers and truck drivers who worked in the nation’s uranium mining industry during the Cold War is coming to an end in July 2022.

Judge says Texas mask mandate must extend to polling places

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that Texas’ statewide mask mandate must extend to inside polling places. Election officials Wednesday did not appear to be rushing to enforce the order, however. It was handed down after more than 8 million people have already cast ballots.