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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

Bar patrons in Albuquerque can use the breathalyzer vending machine to test their BAC before getting behind the wheel. (Getty Images)

Firefighter Installs Breathalyzers Inside Bars

Bar patrons in Albuquerque can use the breathalyzer vending machine to test their BAC before getting behind the wheel.

05/23/2014

More than 500 barrels of waste from Los Alamos National Laboratory were packed with the kitty litter linked to a radiation release at the government's underground nuclear waste dump. (Photo: YURKO DYACHYSHYN/AFP/Getty Images)

New Mexico: 500 Barrels Of Questionable Nuclear Waste

More than 500 barrels of waste from Los Alamos National Laboratory were packed with the kitty litter linked to a radiation release at the government’s underground nuclear waste dump.

05/20/2014

Commander Timothy Gonterman was once accused of burning off a part of a homeless man's ear with a stun gun. (Getty Images)

Albuquerque Promotes Police Commander Involved In Excessive Force Case

Commander Timothy Gonterman was once accused of burning off a part of a homeless man’s ear with a stun gun.

05/15/2014

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Deer Strike Kills New Mexican Man In 2nd Vehicle

Authorities in northern New Mexico say a 30-year-old man was fatally injured when a deer struck by another motorist was thrown into the car carrying the victim and his mother.

05/11/2014

Government report warns hotter weather and less rain will threaten crops and wildlife. (Getty Images)

Climate Report: Southwest Faces Even Hotter, Drier Conditions

Farmers, residents will be dealing with droughts and heatwaves which will increase risk of wildfires throughout the region.

05/06/2014

According to video game lore, Atari's "E.T. The Extraterrestrial" game was so bad, the company buried a million unsold copies in the New Mexico desert in 1983. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Diggers Find Atari’s E.T. Games In Landfill 

Rumors have circulated for decades that Atari buried a million copies of what is considered the worst home video game ever made.

04/26/2014

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