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Voters in he counties that contain Albuquerque and Santa Fe will vote on a measure that asks the county to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

New Mexico Court OKs Marijuana Ballot Question

Voters in two New Mexico Counties will vote on a non-binding referendum to decriminalize possession of small quantities of marijuana.

09/19/2014

File photo of a police car. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Felon Crosses Border After Chase In New Mexico

Authorities in southwestern New Mexico say a wanted felon was able to flee into Mexico after a chase that reached speeds of 100 mph before officers stopped the pursuit.

09/04/2014

Police a a New Mexico man sat naked in his yard and watched a woman through the scope of his rifle. (Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Police: Naked New Mexico Man Pointed Rifle At Woman

SWAT team was called to arrest suspect.

07/25/2014

An Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), officer prepares an undocumented immigrant for a deportation flight. (credit:  John Moore/Getty Images)

40 Central American Immigrants Deported

About 40 Central American immigrants detained briefly in New Mexico were deported Monday, officials confirmed.

07/14/2014

File photo of a police car. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Police Pull Rifle Out On Man Trying To Clean Up Dog Poop In His Car

A well-known American Indian artist says police in New Mexico pulled a rifle on him after his dog pooped in his SUV and a woman mistook his cleanup efforts for a burglary.

07/09/2014

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Police: Inmate Used Laundry Basket To Escape

Authorities say a New Mexico inmate has been captured after he tried to escape from jail by hiding in a laundry basket.

07/08/2014

File photo of border patrol safety. (credit: DIPTENDU DUTTA/AFP/Getty Images)

New Mexico Residents Angry Over Housing Immigrants

Residents in southeastern New Mexico crowded a town hall meeting Tuesday to express anger at the opening of a temporary detention center for immigrants suspected of entering the country illegally.

07/02/2014

File photo of a U.S. Border Patrol automobile surveillance unit. (credit: John Cancalosi/GettyImages)

Mayor: Immigrants Could Be Staying At Border Patrol Training Facility For More Than Year

The mayor of the southeastern New Mexico city says hundreds of Central American immigrants could be at a detention center in town for a year — and maybe longer.

06/26/2014

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Patrol Searches For Plane Last Seen In Arizona

The Civil Air Patrol in Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and Utah are searching for a small plane that was last seen leaving the airport in Page.

06/22/2014

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Complaint: Cook Licked Sandwiches, Served Officers

A cook at a New Mexico facility that trains state corrections employees faces battery charges after authorities say she secretly licked sandwiches then served them to probation and parole officers.

06/01/2014

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