New Mexico city, utility propose solar energy partnership

Officials in New Mexico's most populous city are partnering with the state's largest electricity provider to build a new solar generating station and boost the
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Routed New Mexico GOP works to recover amid unclear leaders

After losses in statewide and legislative races this month the New Mexico GOP must now regroup and find new leadership.
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New Mexico sentenced in Arizona ammunition-smuggling case

A 21-year-old New Mexico man arrested in an Arizona border town faces prison time for trying to help smuggle ammunition into Mexico
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Search continues for Los Lunas woman missing for 2 weeks

Valencia County Sheriff's officials say they're investigating what they call "suspicious circumstances" surrounding the case of a Los Lunas woman missing for ne
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Attorney: Man received unfair trial in officer's death

The New Mexico Supreme Court has heard arguments that a man sentenced to serve life in prison in the 2015 killing of a police officer received an unfair trial
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New Mexico settles lawsuit over sex bias with prison workers

Current and former employees of a prison have reached a $2.5 million settlement with the state to resolve allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination
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State settles lawsuit over sex bias with prison workers

Current and former employees of a state prison have reached a $2.5 million settlement with the state to resolve allegations of sexual harassment and discriminat
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New Mexico energy provider pushing new Facebook solar plan

New Mexico's largest electric provider is seeking expedited approval from regulators to build two new solar plants to help power Facebook's planned data center
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Woman fatally shot by deputy after stealing patrol car

Investigators say a Valencia County sheriff's deputy fatally shot a woman after she drove away in a police cruiser with a suspect in the backseat
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State Police: Valencia deputy shoots 2 suspects, 1 fatally

The New Mexico State Police is investigating a shooting in which a Valencia County sheriff's deputy fatally shot two burglary suspects, one fatally
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The Latest: Perjury plea adds prison time for ex-politician

New Mexico's attorney general says former state Sen. Phil Griego has pleaded guilty to felony charges of perjury and embezzlement in connection with the misspen
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Ex-New Mexico senator pleads guilty to embezzlement, perjury

A former New Mexico state senator who's already serving a prison sentence for public corruption convictions has pleaded guilty to two felony counts each of embe
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Former New Mexico state senator due in court again

A former New Mexico state senator who is already serving a jail term for public corruption convictions is scheduled to appear in court Monday on separate charge
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3 New Mexico men accused of misusing federal credit cards

Three New Mexico men accused of federal theft charges for allegedly trying to defraud the Bureau of Indian Education have pleaded not guilty
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Environmental group taps reservoirs to boost Rio Grande flow

Cities, water managers and a key irrigation district along the Rio Grande have agreed to sell water they don't immediately need to help boost flows along a stre
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New Mexico approves rules for industrial hemp cultivation

The New Mexico State University Board of Regents has approved a rule to govern the industrial cultivation of hemp starting next year
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Former tax secretary pleads not guilty to corruption charges

New Mexico's former state tax chief has pleaded not guilty to seven corruption counts, including a charge that she embezzled money from a former client
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DC clerk stalls marriage over 'foreign' New Mexico ID card

A District of Columbia clerk refused to accept a New Mexico man's state driver's license for a marriage license because she and her supervisor believed New Mexi
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Hello again: Boise State hosts Fresno State for MWC crown

There will be a lot of familiar faces when No. 25 Fresno State plays No. 19 Boise State in the Mountain West Conference title game in Boise on Saturday night
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El Nino teases as Southwestern US remains in drought

National climate experts have been watching and waiting but El Nino has only been teasing, leaving the American Southwest to hang on longer until the weather pa
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DC clerk stalls marriage over 'foreign' New Mexico ID

A District of Columbia clerk refused to accept a New Mexico man's state driver's license for a marriage license because she and her supervisor believed New Mexi
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Ben Ray Lujan is commencement speaker at community college

Congressman Ben Ray Lujan to give fall commencement address at Santa Fe Community College
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Texas Tech hires Wells after success at alma mater Utah St

Texas Tech has hired Matt Wells as its new football coach after he was part of an impressive turnaround at Utah State
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New Mexico archdiocese to file for bankruptcy over sex abuse

The Archdiocese of Santa Fe announced Thursday it will soon be filing for bankruptcy protection, as the Catholic church in New Mexico has settled numerous claim
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