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Police: Man threatens to pull gun over wrong taco order

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A New Mexico man is facing charges after police say he threatened to pull a gun on a taco shop employee for giving him the wrong order. Continue reading

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Man’s sentence includes carrying around photo of girl killed in crash

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A man sentenced in a Georgia vehicular homicide case must carry around his victim’s photo as part of his punishment. Continue reading

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New Mexico man stabs parents over lack of air conditioning, court documents show

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A New Mexico man was arrested Friday after he stabbed and threatened his parents over the lack of air conditioning in their home, court documents showed. Continue reading

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Buried treasure in New Mexico may have claimed 2nd life; founder rethinks stunt

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In sometimes daunting weather and treacherous terrain, thousands have trekked the remote and rugged mountains of northern New Mexico to search for a treasure that an eccentric millionaire buried in a publicity stunt that has now gone awry. Colorado pas… Continue reading

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New Mexico police urge author who says he hid treasure to end hunt

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New Mexico’s top law enforcement officer is urging the author and antiquities dealer who inspired thousands to search remote corners of the American West for a hidden chest of gold and jewels to end the treasure hunt. Continue reading

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New Mexico authorities rescue 14 hostages in farm standoff

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The New Mexico State Police rescued 14 hostages, including a three year old, from a pistachio farm in southern New Mexico Sunday afternoon. Continue reading

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Hidden treasure lured missing pastor to New Mexico wilderness

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A treasure chest of gold and jewelry hidden in the rugged wilderness by an eccentric octogenarian author lured a Colorado pastor to New Mexico where he has been reported missing. Continue reading

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Authorities: Pastor missing after search for hidden treasure

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Authorities say a pastor from Grand Junction who has been reported missing in New Mexico was searching for a famous hidden treasure, the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reports. Continue reading

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New Mexico ex-deputy faces third trial in partner’s death

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A former Santa Fe, N.M., sheriff’s deputy who shot and killed his partner will go to trial for the third time. Continue reading

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New Mexico high school teacher charged for allegedly having sex with student

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New Mexico State Police arrested a high school teacher Thursday for allegedly having sex with a student four times. Continue reading

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New VA head: It’ll take longer to end veteran homelessness

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The new Veterans Affairs chief shares the goal set by former President Barack Obama’s administration of ending homelessness among veterans, but says it’ll take longer than his predecessor predicted. Continue reading

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Alex Deaton indicted on multiple charges in murder, multi-state manhunt

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A murder suspect who led police on a nationwide manhunt is facing more jail time in connection with the death of his ex-girlfriend. Continue reading

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Real life ‘Breaking Bad’? Ex-NM science teacher pleads guilty to making meth

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Former science teacher John Gose, 56, pleaded guilty Monday to four meth-related charges in a Las Cruces, New Mexico, courtroom. Continue reading

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New Mexico man found nailed to tree; police investigating

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Police are trying to figure out how and why a man in New Mexico was nailed to a tree. Continue reading

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New Mexico’s REAL ID rules have forced court caseloads ‘to go off the charts’

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For decades, New Mexico residents didn’t give much thought to the name on their government-issued IDs. Continue reading

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Prominent powwow set to begin in wake of pipeline protests

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One of North America’s most prominent powwows is set to begin in New Mexico. Continue reading

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New Mexico man accused of shoving wife out of moving SUV

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Horacio Moreno was arrested after he allegedly hit his wife and pushed her out of a moving SUV. Continue reading

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New Mexico woman, 62, killed by her own car

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62 year old woman killed by her own car By: Ray Bogan Police in New Mexico have identified the woman who was hit and killed by her own car Thursday. Continue reading

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Man pleads not guilty in shooting death of Navajo officer

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The man accused of gunning down a tribal police officer in a remote corner of the nation’s largest American Indian reservation pleaded not guilty Thursday to several charges, including murder. Continue reading

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Missing New Mexico dog found at Georgia lake reunited with family

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A dog stolen from its family’s yard in New Mexico months ago finally reunited with its owner Wednesday after turning up more than 1,200 miles away. Continue reading

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Shipping resumes to only US underground nuclear waste dump

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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 of the facility and sidetracked the federal government’… Continue reading

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Thousands tour Trinity site, birthplace of the nuclear age

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Three thousand people visited the White Sands Missile Range Saturday to view the Trinity Site, the place where the first nuclear bomb was detonated on July 16, 1945. Continue reading

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$1M of cocaine found in truck’s fuel tank at border crossing

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Federal officials say an officer’s suspicions and use of a drug-smelling dog and an X-ray system led to the discovery of cocaine with an estimated street value $1 million at a U.S.-Mexico border crossing. Continue reading

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American Airlines pilot dies after medical episode on flight

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An American Airlines pilot died after having a medical episode just before landing in Albuquerque. Continue reading

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New Mexico hit by ‘flash drought’ weather phenomenon

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Across New Mexico, unusually warm March weather and virtually no rain for a month combined to create a weather phenomenon called a flash drought. Continue reading

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New Mexico house fire kills 3-year-old boy, destroys home

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A house fire early Sunday morning killed a three year old and left a young couple and their seven month old baby without a home. Continue reading

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She thought someone passed out drunk. Then she saw a uniform

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What sounded like someone knocking on a window late one night turned out to be gunfire erupting in a small community on the nation’s largest American Indian reservation. Continue reading

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Complaint: Man charged with killing Navajo officer was drunk

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A man charged with killing a Navajo Nation police officer who was responding to a domestic violence call had been drinking and was intoxicated the night of the shooting, according to a criminal complaint released Tuesday. Continue reading

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New Mexico cheerleader moves cyberbullying suit to fed court

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A former high school cheerleader is suing the Albuquerque school district in federal court over nude images of her posted by teammates on social media. Continue reading

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Bataan Death March memorialized with record-setting crowd

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The 75th anniversary of the Bataan Death March drew a record field of 7,200 retired and active-duty military personnel and civilians to the hot sands of New Mexico to honor victims of one of World War II’s worst atrocities. Continue reading

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Three airmen killed after Special Ops plane crashes in New Mexico

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Three U.S. airmen were killed after a U-28 single-engine turboprop aircraft crashed during a training flight in New Mexico. Continue reading

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Japanese-American recalls time in internment camp 75 years later

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Bill Nishimura, 97, is not angry about the years he spent being sent from internment camp to internment camp. Continue reading

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‘Outmanned & outgunned:’ Tribal police officers face dangerous challenges

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The shooting death of Navajo Nation Police Officer Houston James Largo highlights the unique challenges his agency faces in fighting crime. Continue reading

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Murder suspect Alex Deaton caught after multi-state manhunt

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A fugitive wanted in connection with two killings in Mississippi and a string of shootings was finally caught in Kansas Wednesday after he jumped across state lines to stay one step ahead of the law. Continue reading

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Air Force faces pilot shortage, but training is a challenge

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The US Air Force is facing a shortage of pilots — but as Fox News learned firsthand, the training program can be both grueling and rewarding. Continue reading

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Albuquerque students urged to skip ‘Day Without Immigrants’

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The state’s largest school district is urging immigrant families to send children to school despite the national “Day Without Immigrants” protest. Continue reading

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New Mexico boy, age 2, fatally shot by young sibling

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A 2-year-old New Mexico boy has died after being shot by one of his siblings, according to investigators. Continue reading

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Air Force base: 1 killed, 1 injured in New Mexico training

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Officials at Holloman Air Force Base say one person was killed and another injured in a training accident on a military range in southern New Mexico. Continue reading

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Public gets rare chance to visit site of the first atomic bomb test April 1

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The Army says the next chance for the public to visit the historic grounds in New Mexico where the first atomic bomb was tested more than 71 years ago is April 1. Continue reading

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Howard Graves, former Associated Press bureau chief, dies

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Howard Graves, a bureau chief and reporter for The Associated Press during a 41-year career that included directing coverage in several Western states, has died. Continue reading

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Review finds no previous signs of abuse of slain child

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A review released Friday by child welfare officials shows there were no indications of previous abuse involving a New Mexico girl who was strangled on her 10th birthday and whose dismembered remains were found inside the home she shared with her mother… Continue reading

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Slain girl’s dad sues Navajo Nation for lack of alert system

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The father of an 11-year-old Navajo girl who was abducted and killed has sued the tribe for failing to have an emergency notification system that he claims would have saved his daughter’s life. Continue reading

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Lawsuit faults Bureau of Indian Education schools

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A small, remote American Indian village in the scenic base of one of the most visited places on earth is at the center of a lawsuit that seeks to dramatically reform the conditions of U.S. Bureau of Indian Education schools. Continue reading

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Authorities discover bodies of missing sisters, their children on New Mexico pueblo

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Authorities in New Mexico discovered five bodies on a North American pueblo on the edge of Albuquerque over the last few days, but foul play wasn’t suspected in the deaths. Continue reading

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Autopsy: New Mexico girl was strangled on 10th birthday

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A New Mexico girl was strangled to death on her 10th birthday before she was dismembered and her remains set on fire, according to an autopsy released months after police uncovered the sexual abuse they say she suffered at the hands of her mother and o… Continue reading

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Nuke dump disposes of first drums of waste in 3 years

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Employees at the federal government’s only underground nuclear waste repository have resumed disposal work after a nearly three-year hiatus that was prompted by a radiation release. Continue reading

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The Latest: New Mexico father who abducted son surrenders

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The Latest on the search for a New Mexico father who abducted his son (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Continue reading

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Two dogs blamed for sparking NM house fire

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Two dogs have been blamed for causing their southeast Albuquerque home to catch fire. Continue reading

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Amber Alert: New Mexico boy found OK; dad flees into Mexico

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A 2-year-old boy who was the subject of an Amber Alert when his father fled with him after allegedly beating the child’s grandfather and torching his mobile home has been found unharmed. Continue reading

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Archbishop using ‘Social Gospel’ to fight New Mexico poverty

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Advocates say Santa Fe Archbishop John C. Continue reading

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