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Tech Company connected to ex-NM house member files federal suit

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The company at the center of the fraud case against former House Representative Sheryl Williams Stapleton claims they are an innocent victim. The owner of Robotics has filed a federal suit to get almost a half-million dollars the feds have seized.

APS leaders expected to testify in Williams Stapleton corruption trial

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – More than a dozen APS leaders are expected to testify in the corruption trial of former state Rep. Sheryl Williams Stapleton.  A witness list filed with the Second Judicial District Court showed 58 potential witnesses, including APS Superintendent Scott Elder and nearly 20 other current and former APS employees

Fight For Our Lives shuts down permanently

After three years of civic engagement initiatives dedicated to education, justice and service in Albuquerque, Fight for Our Lives, a student-led organization established to propel social justice causes, announced their self-decided shutdown on Oct. 2.

Teachers in Texas are told they must teach ‘opposing’ views of the Holocaust

A Texas school district has once again become the center of controversy after an administrator reportedly instructed teachers to provide students with “opposing” views of the Holocaust. Gina Peddy, the executive director of curriculum and instruction for the Carroll Independent School District in Southlake, Texas, is alleged to have made the

Authorities find missing Roswell boy safe after nearly 2 years

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — After nearly two years, Osiel Ernesto Rico has been found safe. New Mexico State Police made the announcement Tuesday evening. In January of 2020, an Amber Alert was issued for 3-year-old Osiel. Police said he was taken from his home in Roswell by his father, Jorge Rico-Ruvira, and was

Dual credit high school students exempted from UNM vaccination requirement

With the COVID-19 vaccination deadline now behind University of New Mexico students, staff and faculty, an additional exception to the medical and religion exemptions remains: dual credit high school students. These students will be allowed to continue at UNM and on its campuses regardless of vaccination status, and they will