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Clovis woman convicted of 4th DWI

CLOVIS, NM (KFDA) - A jury convicted a Clovis woman on Friday of her 4th DWI. According to Ninth Judicial District Attorney Andrea Reeb, Josett Anaya, 36, was convicted by a jury of her 4th DWI, a fourth degree felony.


New Mexico archbishop again denounces 'Santa Muerte'

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A New Mexico archbishop is renewing his call for Catholics to stop worshipping the skeleton folk saint known as La Santa Muerte, or "Our Lady of Holy Death," saying he fears some mistakenly believe the Grim Reaper-like figure is a Roman Catholic Church-sanctioned saint.


New Mexico Sues Air Force for Toxic Groundwater Contamination

The New Mexico Environmental Defense agency is suing the U.S. Air Force for toxic contamination of groundwater surrounding multiple Air Force bases across the state, resulting from past military firefighting activities.


Historic Churches Of New Mexico By Frank Graziano

Historic Santa Fe Foundation presents a lecture, book launch, book signing and reception for Frank Graziano on the event of his new publication Historic Churches of New Mexico Today.


Federal judges in New Mexico stretched thin

In the past two years, New Mexico’s federal courts have seen illegal entry prosecutions increase by more than 3,000 percent. It might be related to a “zero tolerance” policy imposed by former Attorney General Jeff Sessions that aims to prosecute everyone caught crossing the border unlawfully. But th


City of Clovis reminding residents, businesses to ensure roof contractors are licensed

CLOVIS, N.M. (KVII) — The City of Clovis Building Safety Department is reminding residents and business owners to ensure any roof contractor they hire to repair damages caused during Wednesday's wind storm is licensed through the state and bonded.


2 Clovis elementary schools operate without full electricity service

CLOVIS, N.M. (KVII) — Two Clovis elementary schools had classes Thursday, despite starting the day without full power in the buildings. According to Clovis Municipal Schools, Highland and Lockwood Elementary Schools lost power as a result of storms on Wednesday. At 6:30 a.m., the district was notifi


New Mexico wildland firefighter walks 50 miles to raise awareness

PENASCO, N.M. (KRQE) - A New Mexico man wants to make sure the public knows why wildland firefighters are so important and how you can support them. To do that, he's walking 50 miles in his gear.


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.


Wins set up Demons-Horsemen clash

The matchup everyone wants to see will take place a day early, but it will definitely happen. Friday’s semifinal round of the Jim Pierce Memorial Tournament at St. Michael’s will feature the host Horsemen against Santa Fe High.


Female Air Commando embraces local community

CANNON AFB, N.M. (KVII) — Cannon Air Force Base is full of airmen making a difference in the community and in honor of Women's History Month, ABC 7 News chose to feature one female air commando who came in excited to make memories.


Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office talks about cell phones and problems calling 911

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Deputies in Parmer County, in the panhandle, have been frantically trying to find the toddler who called 911 for help saying her mom was lying on the floor. But now, after 24 hours later, they believe there is no emergency, after all. Authorities say there is a lot to be learned


History Museum honors women at work

SANTA FE, N.M. — It was good timing for a Rosie the Riveter sculpture at the New Mexico History Museum. The big monument – six feet tall excluding its platform and made from more than 2,600 3-D printed parts – was installed at the start of March, Women’s History Month.


Clovis man sentenced to 12 years, license revoked for life after 8th DWI

CLOVIS, NM (KFDA) - A Clovis man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for his eighth DWI conviction. In December of 2018, a Curry County grand jury found 55-year-old Randall Pruitt guilty of driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs, failure to use due care and leaving the scen


BioFire Machine redefines healthcare at Roosevelt General Hospital

PORTALES, N.M. (KVII) — Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales, N.M., wants to be a model for how rural healthcare should be and it recently took a huge step in that direction.