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Albuquerque police: 6 people dead after multiple shootings

Six people were killed, and five others wounded at three shooting scenes that occurred over a 90-minute span, Albuquerque police said Friday.

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 5, 2019, 10:06 p.m.

Country singer Kylie Rae Harris dies in New Mexico crash

Country singer Kylie Rae Harris, who started out stringing together lyrics and performing as a teenager, was one of two people killed in a three-vehicle crash in New Mexico.

Beer can enthusiasts head to New Mexico for ‘CANvention’

Hundreds of beer can collectors are heading to New Mexico for a “CANvention.”

Jeffrey Epstein’s New Mexico ranch linked to investigation

Billionaire businessman Jeffrey Epstein’s secluded New Mexico ranch has become tied to an investigation opened by the state attorney general’s office

NBCUniversal to build state-of-the-art studio in New Mexico

NBCUniversal announced Friday it will build a state-of-the-art television and film studio in a warehouse district just north of downtown Albuquerque as it seeks to expand its footprint in one …

Lawsuit claims oil boom imperils national park in New Mexico

U.S. land managers violated environmental laws and their own regulations when issuing dozens of leases to drill in one of the nation’s busiest oilfields, environmentalists claimed Monday in the latest …

WWII Code Talker and longtime NM lawmaker dies at 94

John Pinto, a Navajo Code Talker in World War II who became one of the nation’s longest serving Native American elected officials as a New Mexico state senator, has died. …

Police: New Mexico driver fled and said, ‘I don’t think so’

A New Mexico woman is facing charges after police say she fled an officer during a traffic stop and told him, “I don’t think so.” Dona County court documents show …

UPDATED: Fri., May 10, 2019, 6:41 p.m.

Space-tourism dream edges toward reality in New Mexico

British billionaire Richard Branson and his space-tourism company Virgin Galactic announced new steps Friday toward offering thrill rides into the low reaches of space for paying passengers, with the company …

Defense funds being used for Arizona, New Mexico border wall

The U.S. government is moving forward with plans to use military funds to build border barriers in Arizona and New Mexico.

Armed civilian border group member arrested in New Mexico

Authorities say a New Mexico man belonging to an armed group that has detained Central American families near the U.S.-Mexico border was arrested Saturday on a criminal complaint accusing him …

US authorities issue warning after group stops migrants

U.S. authorities are warning citizens not to take the law into their own hands after a group patrolling the U.S.-Mexico border stopped hundreds of migrants when they crossed into southern …

New Mexico panel blindsides Facebook with $39M utility bill

A powerful New Mexico regulatory authority is requiring the state’s largest utility to bill Facebook $39 million for a new transmission line construction for its data center – a move …

New Mexico governor pulls National Guard troops from border

The governor of New Mexico ordered the withdrawal of the majority of the state’s National Guard troops from the U.S. border with Mexico on Tuesday, in a move that challenges …

New Mexico tribe celebrates return of pueblo cultural items

Tribal and federal officials celebrated the return Wednesday of dozens of cultural items to Acoma Pueblo’s nearly 1,000-year-old village in New Mexico after the tribe spent years pressing for the …

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 8:59 p.m.

Deadly New Mexico bus crash prompts negligence claims

A California-based trucking company and one of its drivers were accused of negligence Friday in a pair of lawsuits as investigators sorted through the wreckage from a deadly bus crash …

Charges dismissed against 3 in New Mexico compound case

A judge on Wednesday dismissed child neglect charges against three of five people arrested at a remote desert compound in northern New Mexico where 11 children were found living in …

Authorities: Remains at New Mexico compound are missing boy

New Mexico forensic investigators announced Thursday that a highly decomposed body found at a desert compound in New Mexico has been identified as a missing Georgia boy whose father is …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 10:30 p.m.

Grandfather: Remains at New Mexico compound are missing boy

A severely disabled Georgia boy who authorities say was kidnapped by his father and marked for an exorcism was found buried at the ramshackle compound in the New Mexico desert …

Moms of 11 children found at New Mexico compound arrested

Three women believed to be the mothers of 11 children found hungry and living in a filthy makeshift compound in rural northern New Mexico have been arrested, following the weekend …

Message led to discovery of 11 kids in New Mexico compound

A message that people were starving, believed to come from someone inside a makeshift compound in rural northern New Mexico, led to the discovery of 11 children living in filthy …

UPDATED: Sun., July 15, 2018, 4:17 p.m.

New Mexico passenger bus crash kills 3, sends 22 to hospital

A crash involving a passenger bus and three other vehicles on a highway in New Mexico early Sunday has killed three people and sent 22 to the hospital, authorities said.

UPDATED: Sun., July 8, 2018, 4:42 p.m.

New Mexico nuclear weapons laboratory marks 75 years

The once-secret city of Los Alamos is marking 75 years of discovery at Los Alamos National Laboratory, which still plays a key role in maintaining the United States’ nuclear weapons …

Wildfire burns empty Boy Scouts’ buildings in dry New Mexico

A wildfire raced across a swath of tinder-dry forest in northeastern New Mexico on Friday, sending up a thick plume of smoke that forced residents to flee their homes as …

UPDATED: Sat., May 5, 2018, 11:02 a.m.

Scientists say fossilized footprints tell tale of sloth hunt

Researchers studying a trail of fossilized footprints on a remote New Mexico salt flat have determined the tracks tell the story of a group of Ice Age hunters stalking a …

New Mexico bill would force students to apply to college

New Mexico’s high school juniors would be required to apply to at least one college or show they have committed to other post-high school plans as part of a new …

Clues sought in crash that killed Zimbabwe opposition leader

A husband and wife who pushed for political change in Zimbabwe, an adventurous Texas investor and a pair of decorated pilots died in a fiery helicopter crash in a remote …

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 5:11 p.m.

Helicopter with Zimbabwe opposition leader crashes, kills 5

Authorities in the U.S. state of New Mexico say key Zimbabwean opposition leader Roy Bennett has been killed in a helicopter crash.

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 15, 2018, 11:43 a.m.

Mystery shrouds New Mexico jailer’s civil rights-era murder

The murder of a Hispanic jailer in New Mexico in 1968 – a year of unrest in the United States – has long divided residents, scholars and civil rights advocates.

’Get down!’ Gunfire erupts at New Mexico high school

When the frightened students emerged Thursday from their hiding places at Aztec High School, they learned two of their classmates had been killed. The shooter also was dead and the …