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A truck cruises down I-25 in New Mexico. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Strange Looking Billboards Puzzling New Mexico Motorists

Motorists in southern New Mexico are stumbling upon a series of puzzling billboards along highways and fear they’re warnings in hieroglyphics.

02/16/2015

People At DMV

New Mexico House Passes Bill To Repeal Immigrant Driver’s Licenses

The New Mexico House of Representatives passed a bill Thursday that would end the state’s practice of giving driver’s licenses to people even if they can’t prove they are in the country legally.

02/13/2015

File photo of police car. (Photo: JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

Officer Stumbles Upon $33,000 In Artwork At Old Meth Lab

An Albuquerque officer searching a former meth lab stumbled upon artwork by late-American Indian artist Al Momaday that was worth more than $30,000 and likely was stolen, police said.

02/10/2015

Empty voting booths. (credit: Tim Boyle/Newsmakers)

Zero Turnout In School Election; Officials Weigh Next Move

The rural southeastern New Mexico town of Hagerman held an uncontested election for three school board seats, but nobody voted. Now what?

02/09/2015

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Police: Woman Dials Wrong Number, Offers Detective Drugs

Police say a woman selling drugs made a big mistake that landed her in jail — she mistakenly called an Albuquerque police detective.

02/02/2015

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Police: Another Albuquerque Officer Involved In A Shooting

Authorities say a police officer fired his weapon during an incident Tuesday but declined to say if anyone was hit or injured.

01/13/2015

File photo of a gavel in a courtroom.  (Credit: Thinkstock)

Woman Sues Over Use Of Her School Photo On Novelty Flask

A New Mexico woman is suing a novelty products maker over a flask that includes her likeness and the phrase, “I’m going to be the most popular girl in rehab.”

01/05/2015

Bottles of champagne. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Weather Prompts Rescheduling Of New Year’s Event

It was bad enough that weather wasn’t cooperating with plans to hold a New Year’s Eve dancer in Carlsbad, but then the truck carrying the alcohol crashed.

01/01/2015

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New Mexico Teacher Quits After Student Writes About Jesus, Pot

A New Mexico high school teacher has left her job after a student rewrote the biblical story about Jesus handing out bread and fish to the poor into a narrative about Jesus handing out marijuana to the sick.

12/09/2014

File photo of a doctor's office. (credit: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Doctor Accused Of Sleeping With Patients, Drinking On The Job

A New Mexico doctor has been suspended from his practice after he has been accused of sleeping with patients and drinking on the job.

11/24/2014

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