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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

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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

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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

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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

School officials in Clovis claim they have classified the candy as a drug; that the students crushed the candies and snorted the powder like cocaine. (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Middle School Students Accused Of Snorting Smarties On Campus

School officials in Clovis claim they have classified the candy as a drug; that the students crushed the candies and snorted the powder like cocaine.

11/14/2014

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Judge OKs Inmates’ ‘Strip And Straddle’ Settlement

A federal judge has approved a settlement that calls for New Mexico to pay $750,000 to about 500 current and former prisoners who were forced to strip and sit front to back for long periods.

11/14/2014

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Suit: New Mexico Deputies Didn’t Protect Slain Man

The family of a New Mexico man who was abducted from his home and beaten to death is suing a sheriff’s office, alleging deputies failed to protect him.

11/14/2014

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