Breaking News from New Mexico News

Find the latest New Mexico Newsfrom the most update to date resource for all local headlines and breaking stories.

About Last Night: Auburn 78, New Mexico State 77

Now that we’ve all caught our breath from yesterday’s near-upchucking of what should have been a fairly convincing win, we can relax a bit. Auburn will have over two days to get some rest and get more used to the elevated air in Salt Lake City before tipoff tomorrow night against the Kansas Jayhawks


New Mexico woman sues for right to live in home without water, power

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) - A New Mexico woman is taking the city to federal court to stay living in her home with no utilities. KRQE News 13 reported on Mary Kay Brizzee in December. She's been living in a home without running water or power since mid-2018.


New Mexico governor signs landmark clean energy bill

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Making good on a campaign promise, New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Friday signed landmark legislation that will mandate more solar panels and wind turbines as the state sets ambitious new renewable energy goals.


Carleton helps Iowa State cruise past New Mexico State

Bridget Carleton scored the Cyclones’ first five points of the game and finished with 23 to lead third-seeded Iowa State to a 97-61 win over 14th-seeded New Mexico on Saturday in a first-round NCAA Tournament game at Ames, Iowa.


NJCAA Women's Basketball: Gulf Coast downs New Mexico JC for sixth championship

LUBBOCK — At some point this season, once all the repairs from Hurricane Michael are completed at Billy Harrison Field House, they will hang another banner honoring the Gulf Coast State (Florida) College women’s basketball program.


Bid to repeal New Mexico gun-control law is blocked by Democrat state official

New Mexico's Democratic secretary of state on Thursday rejected a petition targeting the repeal of the state’s new measure to expand its background check requirement for gun sales.


Unique sighting in northern New Mexico going viral on social media

CIMMARON, N.M. (KRQE) - A rare sight caught on camera in Cimmaron is getting a lot of attention on social media. A photo of a bear surrounded by elk has been viewed and shared thousands of times since it was posted on Monday.


5 suspects at New Mexico compound face terror charges

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Five former residents of a New Mexico compound where authorities found the remains of a 3-year-old boy are due in federal court on terrorism-related charges.


Police insist discovery of bodies in Norther New Mexico not suspicious

In early February, the Rio Arriba County Sheriff’s Office was called to a home near Dulce, a rural town in the Jicarilla Apache Nation in far Northern New Mexico, where family members checking on a young man and woman had found them dead.


New Mexico Commits to 100

This is where the dazzling new policy that commits New Mexico to 100-percent carbon-free electricity begins: at an uneconomic coal plant, and a bankrupt coal mine, with a collection of workers and communities careening toward change.


Rio Rancho student wins 2019 New Mexico Spelling Bee

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Hard work and long hours of studying paid off for 14-year-old Eliana Juarez, who took first place in the 2019 Albuquerque Journal New Mexico Spelling Bee.


New Mexico passes a mini-Green New Deal

New Mexico's governor has signed a bill that requires the state's utilities to be completely carbon-free by 2045. It's the third state to set a 100 percent renewable goal -- and by some measures the most ambitious and toughest.


New Mexico State arrives in Salt Lake City for NCAA Tournament

SALT LAKE CITY (KTSM) - 12-seed New Mexico State touched down in Salt Lake City on Tuesday night in advance of its first round NCAA Tournament game with 5-seed Auburn on Thursday.


New Mexico teacher found guilty of raping student

RIO ARRIBA COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) - A Rio Arriba County teacher has been convicted of raping a student. Thursday afternoon, a jury found Miguel Garcia guilty on seven counts, all fourth-degree felonies.


New Mexico woman wanted by FBI for drug trafficking

NEW MEXICO (KCBD) - The United States District Court for the District of New Mexico issued a federal arrest warrant for 28-year-old Marysol Pena on Feb. 13, 2019. Pena is wanted by the FBI for her alleged involvement in a drug trafficking organization that operated in New Mexico as well as other sta


Emergency Medical Task Force 1 members return home from march in southern New Mexico

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - 38 Texas Panhandle Emergency Medical Task Force members have marked off year eight of providing medical services at the Bataan Memorial Death March in southern New Mexico.


New Mexico 15-year-old’s family says his friends created plan to murder him

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Bernalillo County, New Mexico sheriff deputies have arrested two brothers and another teen in connection with the murder of a 15-year-old Albuquerque boy, according to KOAT.


New lawsuit accuses New Mexico prisons, health provider of poor care

State prison officials and health care providers at the Central New Mexico Correctional Facility are accused in a new lawsuit of failing to provide appropriate mental health care to a suicidal inmate, leading to his death at the prison in December.


3 Mexican gray wolves found dead in Arizona, New Mexico

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona wildlife officials say three endangered Mexican gray wolves, including two in New Mexico, died last month. The Arizona Game and Fish Department said in a news release Friday that the latest incidents means there have been four wolf deaths so far this year.


Man kills himself after 5-hour standoff in New Mexico

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) - Authorities say a five-hour standoff between a man barricaded inside a northwest New Mexico home and federal and local law enforcement officers ended when the man killed himself.