A balloon flying in Albuquerque’s International Balloon Fiesta hit a power line as it tried to land Wednesday, sending two men to the hospital with burns and injuries from a 40-foot fall, officials said.
New Mexico Republican Gov. Susana Martinez, who criticized her Democratic predecessor’s use of government aircraft and called a state jet the “ultimate symbol of waste and excess,” hopped on a state-owned helicopter to avoid missing an airline flight to attend political fundraisers in Texas.
Heavily reliant on federal spending, New Mexico could be thrust into another recession if the partial government shutdown lasts for weeks, a University of New Mexico economist said.
The streak is finally over. The Rebels picked up their first road win in almost four years Saturday night, back where it all began in Albuquerque New Mexico, as they out gunned the Lobos 56 to 42.
A former Las Cruces police detective accused of sexually assaulting two young girls has been indicted in both cases.
A group advocating for policies to help children and low-income families recommends New Mexico raise its minimum wage and boost spending on early childhood programs, including child care and pre-kindergarten.
New Mexico’s 33 counties asked the state’s highest court Thursday to decide whether gay marriage is legal in the state and to stop the spread of lawsuits that have forced some county officials to start issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Clovis authorities say there were 130 animals, many sick and dying, in and around the home of a 47-year-old woman found dead in the home.
A New Mexico police detective has been arrested on charges of having an inappropriate relationship with a teenager.
A southern New Mexico county clerk announced Wednesday that his office will begin issuing same-sex marriage licenses, just as lawyers for same-sex couples are challenging state laws that they say contradict whether the practice is legal in this southwestern state.