Stories tagged: New Mexico
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 12:20 p.m.
Pete Domenici, Republican senator from New Mexico, dies at 85
Pete V. Domenici, a Republican lawmaker from New Mexico who became a leading voice on budget and energy policy during six terms in the Senate, and who a colleague once …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 8:59 p.m.
Flames lick up people’s fears in ritual effigy burning
High anxiety about White House politics, hurricane flooding and even the threat of nuclear war with North Korea is adding an extra spark to the annual burning of a giant, …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 28, 2017, 9:21 p.m.
New Mexico officials: 2 dead, 4 injured in library shooting
Two people were killed and four others injured when gunfire erupted inside a public library on Monday, throwing an eastern New Mexico community into a panic as officers swarmed the …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 9:27 p.m.
Turkey bones may help trace fate of ancient cliff dwellers
Researchers say they have found a new clue into the mysterious exodus of ancient cliff-dwelling people from the Mesa Verde area of Colorado more than 700 years ago: DNA from …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 6:17 p.m.
New Mexico cow shootings spark fears of serial cattle killer
CARLSBAD, N.M. – The fatal shootings of several cows in southeastern New Mexico have sparked fears of a serial cattle killer running loose. The Carlsbad Current-Argus reports the Eddy County …
Tue., July 18, 2017, 4:46 p.m.
Facebook has plans to expand New Mexico data center
Gov. Susana Martinez’s office announced Tuesday that the social media giant will be doubling its investment in the state with the planned expansion of its data center currently under construction …
Mon., July 17, 2017, 8:29 p.m.
Illinois State grad transfer Deontae Hawkins says he’ll visit Gonzaga
Illinois State graduate transfer Deontae Hawkins told CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein that he will visit Gonzaga.
UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 3:56 p.m.
2nd hantavirus death this year reported in New Mexico
New Mexico Department of Health officials have reported the second hantavirus death this year in the state.
UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017, 8:40 p.m.
Extreme heat making wildfire battle tougher in Southwest
An extreme heat wave in the Southwest U.S. made the fight against a series of wildfires more difficult Wednesday, including one that has destroyed at least four homes in an …
Tue., June 20, 2017, 9:28 a.m.
Six killed in 25-vehicle pileup at New Mexico-Arizona line
Authorities in New Mexico say six people are dead after a 25-vehicle pileup on I-10 caused by sudden blowing dust in New Mexico near the Arizona state line.
Sun., May 21, 2017, 6 a.m.
Professors rescue design drawings for neon signs on Route 66
They were just a bunch of old business records belonging to New Mexico’s oldest and largest sign-making shop, the last of the manufacturers from neon’s midcentury heyday. No longer needed …
Mon., May 15, 2017, 8:53 a.m.
Frozen burritos maker relocates after recall, listeria scare
The New Mexico company that recalled more than 252,000 pounds of frozen burritos because of possible listeria contamination says it’s relocating.
UPDATED: Mon., May 1, 2017, 8:44 p.m.
New Mexico grad transfer Elijah Brown picks Oregon
Elijah Brown, who visited Gonzaga last week and is considered one of college basketball’s top graduate transfers, has committed to Oregon, according to CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein.
Mon., April 10, 2017, 2 p.m.
Shipping resumes to only US underground nuclear waste dump
The nation’s only underground nuclear repository has received its first shipment of waste, more than three years after shipping was halted in response to a radiation release that contaminated part …
UPDATED: Fri., April 7, 2017, 8:21 p.m.
Gonzaga, four others, on grad transfer Elijah Brown’s list
New Mexico graduate transfer Elijah Brown is considering five schools, including Gonzaga.
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 8:50 a.m.
Air Force base: 1 killed, 1 injured in New Mexico training
One person was killed and another injured in a training accident on a military range in southern New Mexico, Holloman Air Force Base officials said Wednesday.
Sat., Dec. 17, 2016, 6:15 p.m.
New Mexico beats Texas-San Antonio in New Mexico Bowl
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Coach Bob Davie waited a long time for this moment. It had been quite a while for his New Mexico Lobos, too. Davie earned his first career …
Sat., Nov. 12, 2016, 3 p.m.
Ancient Southwest cultures are magnificent display at national historic park in New Mexico
To view ruins and learn about ancient Southwest cultures, among the best places to visit is Chaco Culture National Historical Park in north central New Mexico.
Fri., Oct. 7, 2016, 9:01 p.m.
Top 25 football: Brett Rypien throws five TD passes in Boise State’s rout of New Mexico
Brett Rypien threw five touchdown passes – three to Cedrick Wilson – and No. 19 Boise State overwhelmed New Mexico 49-21 on Friday night in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Wed., Sept. 14, 2016, 5:13 p.m.
Facebook chooses New Mexico for new data center over Utah
Facebook has chosen a village on the edge of New Mexico’s largest metropolitan area as the location for its new data center, an announcement that spread quickly Wednesday as elected …
Sat., Aug. 13, 2016, 9:13 p.m.
Ohio fugitive arrested in New Mexico officer’s death; 1 held
Authorities don’t yet know why a New Mexico police officer in a small village famous for its green chile pulled over two Ohio murder suspects before being gunned down.
Sat., July 2, 2016
Debra J. Saunders: Johnson is a refreshing alternative
Voters who are hungry for a positive alternative should pay attention. You can listen to Gary Johnson for a whole hour and not feel dirty afterward.
Mon., June 6, 2016, 3:14 p.m.
Trump orders surrogates to intensify criticism of judge and journalists
An embattled Donald Trump urgently rallied his most visible supporters to defend his attacks on a federal judge’s Mexican ancestry during a conference call on Monday in which he ordered …
Wed., June 1, 2016, 3:18 p.m.
Regulator warns of long, costly cleanup at Los Alamos lab
New Mexico’s top environmental regulator says it could take the federal government another decade and more than $4 billion to clean up the hazardous waste and contamination remaining at one …
Tue., May 24, 2016, 9:38 p.m.
Protests turn violent outside Trump rally in New Mexico
Protests outside a Donald Trump rally in New Mexico turned violent Tuesday night as demonstrators threw burning T-shirts, plastic bottles and other items at police officers, overturned trash cans and …
Mon., May 23, 2016, 12:29 p.m.
New Mexico is first to sue EPA, mine owners over massive 2015 spill
New Mexico became the first state to sue the federal government and the owners of two mines over the release of 3 million gallons of wastewater from a southern Colorado …
Tue., May 3, 2016, 11:22 a.m.
11-year-old girl kidnapped from Navajo Nation found dead
An 11-year-old girl who was kidnapped from the Navajo Nation in New Mexico, launching a massive search, was found dead Tuesday.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 1:20 p.m.
Idaho listed as possible site for nuclear waste storage
The U.S. Department of Energy lists the Idaho National Laboratory as a possible site for storing about 1,300 dump truck loads of low level radioactive waste.
Fri., March 11, 2016, 10:15 a.m.
Escaped convicts continue to elude New Mexico authorities
Authorities searched for two prison inmates Friday who managed to flee the back of a fortified prison van along a desolate stretch of New Mexico highway in an escape that …
Sat., Dec. 19, 2015, 9:29 p.m.
Arizona holds off New Mexico 45-37 in New Mexico Bowl
Quarterback Anu Solomon and All-America linebacker Scooby Wright III came back to help Arizona (7-6) hold off pesky New Mexico 45-37 in a wild New Mexico Bowl at Albuquerque, New …