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Drug Bill Backed by NM Delegation

Drug Bill Backed by NM Delegation

A BILL DRAFTED TO LOWER THE COST OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS CLEARS THE U-S HOUSE THURSDAY WITH THE HELP OF NEW MEXICO’S DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION. IT WOULD EXPAND MEDICARE SERVICES SO THEY INCLUDE COVERAGE OF DENTAL, VISION AND HEARING. CONGRESSMAN BEN RAY LUJAN SAYS THE MEASURE WOULD EASE THE COST OF HIGH-PRICED PRESCRIPTION DRUGS … BUT…MORE

Three Arrested in Duke City Shooting

Three Arrested in Duke City Shooting

ALBUQUERQUE POLICE HAVE THREE PEOPLE IN CUSTODY AFTER REPORTS OF SHOTS BEING FIRED NEAR COORS AND I-40 AROUND 8:30 THURSDAY NIGHT. NO ONE WAS INJURED, BUT AS OFFICERS ARRIVED ON SCENE IN THE , A VEHICLE SPED AWAY FROM THE AREA. OFFICERS FOUND THE PEOPLE IN THE CAR A SHORT TIME LATER WHEN A CALL…MORE

APD Releases Its “Metro 15”

APD Releases Its “Metro 15”

THE ALBUQUERQUE POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS RELEASED ITS FIRST METRO 15 LIST. IT HIGHLIGHTS KNOWN CRIMINALS THAT ARE CONSIDERED “DRIVERS” OF CRIME IN THE COMMUNITY. AMONG THOSE ON THE LIST IS AHMAD WILLIAMS, WHO, DURING ONE PREVIOUS ARREST, BIT TWO OFFICERS, CAUSING BOTH TO BLEED. ALSO ON THE LIST IS EDWARD LAIRD. HE’S BEEN ARRESTED DOZENS…MORE

Belen Police Chief Sues His City

Belen Police Chief Sues His City

THE CITY OF BELEN IS BEING SUED BY ITS POLICE CHIEF. CHIEF VICTOR RODRIGUEZ SAYS THE CITY RETALIATED AGAINST HIM FOR NOT PROPERLY REPORTING CASES OF EXCESSIVE FORCE IN THE DEPARTMENT AND HAS BEEN TRYING TO OUST HIM FROM OFFICE. HE HAS TWO YEARS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT EXPERIENCE. IN HIS LAWSUIT, RODRIGUEZ SAYS THERE WERE…MORE

Suspect Pleads Guilty in Killing of Navajo Cop

Suspect Pleads Guilty in Killing of Navajo Cop

A NEW DEVELOPMENT IN THE CASE OF A NAVAJO POLICE OFFICER WHO WAS GUNNED DOWN IN 2017. CHANNEL 13 NEWS REPORTS KIRBY CLEVELAND HAS PLEADED GUILTY TO SECOND DEGREE MURDER IN THE DEATH OF OFFICER HOUSTON LARGO. HE WAS SHOT TO DEATH FOLLOWING A DOMESTIC DISPUTE IN PREWITT, NEW MEXICO. CLEVELAND FACES LIFE IN PRISON.…MORE

LANL Budget Increased

LANL Budget Increased

MORE NUCLEAR TRIGGERS WOULD BE PRODUCED AT LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL LABORATORY UNDER A MILITARY SPENDING BILL THAT WON HOUSE APPROVAL WEDNESDAY. ACCORDING TO THE SANTA FE NEW MEXICAN, LANL WOULD GET MORE THAN A QUARTER OF A MILLION DOLLARS TO PRODUCE 30 SO-CALLED “PITS” PER YEAR BY 2026. PITS WOULD ALSO BE PRODUCED AT A…MORE

Holiday Travel Will Be Busy Again

Holiday Travel Will Be Busy Again

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY TRAVEL IN NEW MEXICO AND THE REST OF THE WESTERN U.S. IS EXPECTED TO BE AS BUSY AS IT’S BEEN IN CLOSE TO 20 YEARS. DANIEL ARMBRUSTER WITH TRIPLE-A NEW MEXICO SAYS CLOSE TO EIGHT MILLION PEOPLE WILL BE TRAVELLING BY CAR IN OUR REGION BETWEEN DECEMBER 21ST AND JANUARY FIRST…CONTINUING A TREND…MORE

A Sports Complex for Bernalillo County

A Sports Complex for Bernalillo County

THE BERNALILLO COUNTY COMMISSION HAS APPROVED A MILLION DOLLARS TO SUPPORT CONSTRUCTION OF PHASE TWO AT THE MESA DEL SOL REGIONAL OUTDOOR SPORTS COMPLEX. THE MONEY WILL BE USED TO BUILD TEN NEW FIELDS . THE COUNTY SAYS PHASE THREE WILL INCLUDE AN ADDITIONAL 14 FIELDS. BOARD CHAIR MAGGIE HART STEBBINS SAYS, WHEN COMPLETED, THE…MORE

Trade Deal Said to Good for NM

Trade Deal Said to Good for NM

TRADE BETWEEN NEW MEXICO, CANADA AND MEXICO CREATES JOBS AND PROVIDES INCOME TO THOSE IN THE AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY IN THE STATE. IT’S FOR THOSE REASONS DALENE HODNET WITH THE NEW MEXICO FARM AND LIVESTOCK BUREAU IN LAS CRUCES SAYS THE PENDING U-S-M-C-A TRADE DEAL WILL BE A BIG BENEFIT TO FARMERS AND RANCHERS. SHE SAYS…MORE

Woman Charged with Ripping Off Uncle Sam

Woman Charged with Ripping Off Uncle Sam

A SANTA FE WOMAN FACES DECADES IN PRISON IF FOUND GUILTY ON CHARGES THAT SHE RIPPED OFF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FOR MORE THAN 100-THOUSAND DOLLARS. THIRTY-SIX YEAR OLD ZAYRA OLIVIA ALVARADO WAS ARRAIGNED LAST WEEK IN FEDERAL COURT IN ALBUQUERQUE. THE U.S. ATTORNEYS OFFICE SAYS ALVARADO IS CHARGED WITH 100 COUNTS OF CASHING CHECKS DRAWN…MORE

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