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New Mexico Supreme Court upholds decision on redistricting case

37 Views  Â SANTA FE, N.M. — The New Mexico Supreme Court issued an order Monday upholding a district court decision on the state’s Congressional District map. In the order issued by the high court Monday, justices affirmed substantial evidence supported the decision. The order specifies the judge didn’t make any legal

Two N.M. prison guards named three times in civil rights complaints

49 Views  Â Records show patterns of abuse by guards against incarcerated people at prison in Clayton Corrections and clarifications were added to this story on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 11:30 p.m. This investigation is a collaboration between Source NM and reporters from the Daily Lobo at the University of New

Death lawsuit filed against CYFD for 1-month-old infant

36 Views  Â LOS LUNAS, N.M. — The New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department now faces a lawsuit stemming from a 2021 infant death in Los Lunas. The death of 1-month-old Waylon Padilla was ruled a homicide by police during its investigation. This led to mother Kiria Milton facing a charge of

P.A.W.S. Program provides healing for both dogs and prison inmates

124 Views  Â On a sunny fall morning, seven inmates from the Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility escorted their companion dogs to an outdoor recreation pen, enclosed with a fence and barbed wire. The inmates and their dogs were all part of the P.A.W.S. Program with Action Programs for Animals, a

Republicans take New Mexico’s congressional map to trial

116 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Republicans in New Mexico are arguing the state’s new congressional boundaries are gerrymandered, giving an unfair advantage to Democrats. This case is playing out in Lovington, but the New Mexico Supreme Court weighed in Tuesday and made a big decision.