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Teen Killed in Santa Fe Crash

Teen Killed in Santa Fe Crash

POLICE IN SANTA FE BELIEVE SPEED WAS A FACTOR IN A ONE-VEHICLE CRASH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING THAT CLAIMED THE LIFE OF THE 16 YEAR OLD TEEN DRIVER. JESUS MONTIJO-TAVAREZ DIED AT THE SCENE OF THE CRASH ON MUTT NELSON ROAD. THE ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL REPORTS OFFICERS WERE SENT TO THE LOCATION JUST BEFORE 1AM. KOB-TV REPORTS…MORE

A Flu Update for New Mexico

A Flu Update for New Mexico

MORE THAN 50 PEOPLE HAVE DIED FROM FLU AND PNEUMONIA RELATED ISSUES THIS FLU SEASON IN NEW MEXICO. THAT INCLUDES THE STATE’S FIRST PEDIATRIC DEATH…A ONE YEAR OLD FROM ROOSEVELT COUNTY. KOAT TV’S HEALTH EXPERT DR. BARRY RAMO SAYS FLU CASES ARE DOWN STATEWIDE FOR THE SECOND WEEK IN A ROW…BUT IT’S NOT A SIGNIFICANT…MORE

Arrest in Crash From Last October

Arrest in Crash From Last October

A MAN WHO WAS ALLEGEDLY HIGH ON METH HAS BEEN ARRESTED FOR A FATAL HEAD-ON CRASH THAT HAPPENED LAST OCTOBER IN RIO RANCHO. 55 YEAR OLD DWIGHT DAVID WEIR OF BOSQUE FARMS FACES CHARGES THAT INCLUDE VEHICULAR HOMICIDE, DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE, AND POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE. WEIR WAS DRIVING SOUTHBOUND ON UNSER NEAR…MORE

Womens March Draws Thousands

Womens March Draws Thousands

THE ANNUAL “WOMEN RISING” RALLY AT CIVIC PLAZA DREW THOUSANDS TO CIVIC PLAZA SUNDAY KOAT-TV REPORTS THAT THE ANNUAL RALLY AND MARCH PROMOTED WOMEN’S RIGHTS AND DREW ATTENTION TO THE ISSUES WOMEN FACE TODAY. IT WAS THE FOURTH OF THE WOMEN’S MARCHES THAT BEGAN THE DAY AFTER PRESIDENT TRUMP’S INAUGURATION AND CONGRESSIONAL LAWMAKERS FROM NEW…MORE

Proposed NM Budget Contains Ambitious Measures

Proposed NM Budget Contains Ambitious Measures

THE PROPOSED STATE BUDGET FOR THE UPCOMING LEGISLATIVE SESSION THAT STARTS JANUARY 21ST IS SAID TO BE AMBITIOUS. IT INCLUDES PUBLIC SAFETY REFORMS TO ADDRESS TERRORISM AND MASS SHOOTINGS, LEGALIZING RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA AND TUITION-FREE COLLEGE. THE BUDGET ALSO PROPOSES REINSTATING TAX CREDITS FOR ROOF TOP SOLAR PANELS AND MAKING PHARMACEUTICAL IMPORTS FROM CANADA A LOT…MORE

Bill Would Suspend Fracking in NM

Bill Would Suspend Fracking in NM

WHETHER IT’LL BE CONSIDERED THIS YEAR BY THE NEW MEXICO LEGISLATURE ISN’T KNOWN…BUT A DEMOCRATIC LAWMAKER FROM ALBUQUERQUE WANTS TO SUSPEND NEW PERMITS FOR HYDRAULIC FRACTURING UNTIL THE THE YEAR 2024. SENATOR ANTOINETTE SEDILLO-LOPEZ HAS PRE-FILED A BILL, CALLING FOR STATE AGENCIES TO STUDY THE IMPACT OF FRACKING. LARRY BEHRENS WITH THE ENERGY INDUSTRY ADVOCACY…MORE

NM Kids Count Survey Fluctuates

NM Kids Count Survey Fluctuates

NEW MEXICO’S CHILD POVERTY RATE HAS GONE UP. THAT ACCORDING TO THE LATEST KIDS COUNT DATA BOOK. IT SHOWS THAT 26 PERCENT OF NEW MEXICO’S CHILDREN LIVED IN POVERTY IN 2018. THAT RANKS 49TH OUT OF THE 50 STATES. THE YEAR BEFORE, NEW MEXICO RANKED 48TH. THE POVERTY RATE FOR HISPANIC CHILDREN WAS 30-PERCENT…AND FOR…MORE

Murder Added to Charges Against Accused Gunman

Murder Added to Charges Against Accused Gunman

MORE THAN FOUR MONTHS AFTER A TRIPLE MURDER OCCURRED IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO, THE ACCUSED GUNMAN HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH THREE COUNTS OF FIRST DEGREE MURDER. THE ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL REPORTS THAT 19 YEAR OLD BISHOP HENDERSON HAD ALREADY BEEN CHARGED WITH LESSER COUNTS IN CONNECTION WITH THE SHOOTING. HENDERSON REMAINS BEHIND BARS AT THE LEA…MORE

Murder Trial Delayed a Third Time

Murder Trial Delayed a Third Time

FOR A THIRD TIME, TRIAL HAS BEEN DELAYED FOR TWO BROTHERS ACCUSED IN A TRIPLE MURDER IN DIXON, NEW MEXICO IN 2018. THIRTY-SIX YEAR OLD ROGER GAGE AND 34 JOHN POWELL ARE ACCUSED OF SHOOTING TO DEATH THREE PEOPLE, EXECUTION STYLE, IN THE SMALL NORTHERN NEW MEXICO COMMUNITY. THE SANTA FE NEW MEXICAN REPORTS THAT…MORE

Sandia Economic Report Released

Sandia Economic Report Released

EVERY YEAR, SANDIA NATIONAL LABORATORY IN ALBUQUERQUE RELEASES ITS ECONOMIC IMPACT REPORT. PAUL SEDILLO IS THE SMALL BUSINESS PROGRAM MANAGER AT SANDIA. HE TELLS US TOTAL LAB EXPENDITURES EXCEEDED 3-POINT-6 BILLION DOLLARS, REPRESENTING A 400-MILLION DOLLAR INCREASE OVER THE PREVIOUS YEAR. THE LAB’S WORKFORCE EXCEEDED 14-THOUSAND EMPLOYEES WITH WITH OVER 12-THOUSAND OF THOSE WORKERS HERE…MORE

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