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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

File photo of a police car. (Credit: Comstock/Thinkstock)

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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Drones Unearth More Details About Chaco Culture

Recently published research describes how archaeologists outfitted a customized drone with a heat-sensing camera to unearth what they believe are ceremonial pits and other features at the site of an ancient village in New Mexico.

04/22/2014

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Ryan Miller Joins UNLV Coaching Staff

Runnin’ Rebels coach Dave Rice announced the hiring of a new assistant coach on Wednesday.

CBS Las Vegas–04/17/2014

File photo of a jar of peanut butter.  (credit: Carlos Gawronski/Getty Images)

Million Jars Of Peanut Butter Dumped In New Mexico

Nearly a million jars of peanut butter are being dumped at a New Mexico landfill to expedite the sale of a bankrupt peanut-processing plant that was at the heart of a 2012 salmonella outbreak and nationwide recall.

03/28/2014

Officials say a radiation spike was detected on March 11th. (Getty Images)

2nd Radiation Release Indicated At New Mexico Site

Monitoring station detected increase in radiation on March 11th.

03/19/2014

Carslbad residents are demanding more information about a radiation leak at a nearby nuclear waste dump. (Getty Images)

New Mexico Residents Frustrated At Lack Of Nuke Dump Details

People who live near the nation’s only underground nuclear waste dump are demanding the government give them more information about a radiation leak.

03/07/2014

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