Human rights panel to hear Navajo uranium contamination case

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A group representing Navajo communities is presenting its case to an international human rights body, saying U.S. regulators violated the rights of tribal members when they cleared the way for uranium mining in western New Mexico years ago.

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.

Deputies respond to ‘incident’ at Santa Fe film location

SANTA FE, N.M. — The Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Department confirmed that deputies responded to an incident at Bonanza Creek Ranch Thursday afternoon. The ranch is a film location in Santa Fe. A security guard told KOB 4 that the movie set for the western movie “Rust” is currently under lockdown.

Arrest made in gruesome murder on Navajo Nation

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – A North Dakota man is facing life in prison after being accused of decapitating a man in McKinley County on the Navajo Nation. The District of New Mexico U.S. Attorney’s Office reports 28-year-old Shilo Aaron Oldrock appeared in federal court on Oct. 15 for the murder charge and

Advisory panel endorses redistricting maps for New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — An advisory panel on political redistricting has advanced three proposals for overhauling district boundaries in New Mexico’s Democrat-dominated House of Representatives, with special deference to Native American communities.

Not all New Mexico hospitals are in ‘Crisis standard of care’

Chief Medical Officer at Lovelace Health Systems, Vesta Sandoval said, “We want to continue medically necessary procedures. It’s very important to maintain and prevent more problems down the line.” ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Crisis standards of care have been talked about throughout the pandemic, and in New Mexico it was first enacted

10-digit dialing begins Sunday for New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Soon you’ll have to start using ten digits instead of seven digits when you make a local phone call in New Mexico. It’s all part of a nationwide plan to roll out a new and easy to remember number to access mental health services.

New Mexico enacts Crisis Standards of Care for hospitals

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Hospitals are facing the difficult choice of who gets the care they need and who doesn’t. The New Mexico Department of Health announced on Monday the enactment of Crisis Standards of Care for New Mexico health care system.