All fireworks and campfires will be banned on state lands as July Fourth approaches and crews continue to battle wildfires across New Mexico, Gov. Susana Martinez announced Tuesday.
The burdens of a relentless heat wave and persistent drought started to give way Monday to cooler temperatures and a little bit of rain as hundreds of firefighters tried to rein in a pair of unruly blazes burning through New Mexico’s tinder-dry forests.
An 11-year-old Latino boy whose singing of the national anthem at the NBA Finals set off a barrage of racist tweets is coming to Albuquerque.
The latest domestic energy boom is sweeping through some of the nation’s driest pockets, drawing millions of gallons of water to unlock oil and gas reserves from beneath the Earth’s surface.
State wildlife officials say an 82-year-old bedridden woman suffered scratches on her face and head when a 400-pound black bear broke into her northern New Mexico home and attacked her.
A local grassroots organization is claiming that employees of one Whole Foods Market location have been prohibited from speaking Spanish while working.
The state Department of Corrections has determined that DNA wasn’t collected as required from numerous state prison inmates, a lapse that hinders investigations into unsolved crimes.
As firefighters gained ground Friday on a wildfire in the mountains north of Los Angeles, another blaze flared up in the West. A fast-moving fire in New Mexico’s Santa Fe National Forest prompted evacuations of residences and campgrounds, threatened cabins and vacation homes, and closed a highway.
A federal grand jury has indicted a former campaign manager of New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez for computer hacking that allowed him to receive email sent by the Republican governor, her staffers and supporters.
An 84-year-old Albuquerque woman who uses an oxygen tank has been indicted for drug trafficking.