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Suspect in Espanola murder to remain locked up
Savannah Martinez is accused of drivingone of the cars involved in the shooting of 18-year-old Cameron Martinez,a case, police say, of mistaken identity.
Woman to remain jailed in case of teen’s death
An Ohkay Owingeh woman charged with conspiracy in an incident earlier this month that left an Española teenager dead and three others injured will remain jailed while her case is pending, a judge decided Thursday.Investigators said two carloads of armed young people had been cruising around on Oct.
Murder Suspects Appear in Court
Mark Hice, Brittany Garcia and Anton Martinez, three of the seven suspects charged in the shooting death of Cameron Martinez, no relation, appeared in court Oct. 11 in the Rio Arriba Magistrate Court and then Oct. 12 in the First Judicial District Court in Santa Fe.A fourth suspect, Savannah Martine
Man Hit By Car, Finds Himself Trapped Under Vehicle
Española Police Department officers responded to a single vehicle crash Oct. 12, when a vehicle operated by Leonard Jimenez crashed into the fence at Performance Maintenance, Inc., on Paseo de Oñate. Jimenez, who was already on probation, was arrested at the scene and transported to the Rio Arriba C
‘YE GODS! Icons Of Aztec Deities’ Oct. 22 – Nov. 16
Presented in large-scale format on vinyl banners, his 15 black and white drawings are designed for a coloring book, and prints for coloring and/or framing are available for free download from hiswebsite.
High-speed chase ensues after tequila allegedly stolen in Santa Fe
A stolen $60 bottle of Don Julio tequila led to a potentially deadly chase on the streets of downtown Santa Fe around 2 a.m. Friday after a man pulled a gun on bartenders, police say.Steven Sanderson, 32, who is listed on police reports with a Santa Fe address but an Arizona driver’s license, is fac
Family of Forrest Fenn treasure hunter asks for help getting him home
SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - The family of a man accused of breaking into Forrest Fenn's house in Santa Fe is asking for help raising $25,000 for his attorney's fees.
Los Alamos Police Capture Car Thief In White Rock
Cavanaugh was booked into the Los Alamos Jail and is being held on charges for; Unlawful Taking of a Motor Vehicle, a 4th degree felony and Resisting, Evading, or Obstructing an officer, a misdemeanor.
SFPS settles sex abuse case for $500K
Copyright © 2018 Albuquerque JournalSanta Fe Public Schools has settled, for $500,000, a case involving a former teaching assistant accused of sexually molesting girls at Atalaya Elementary School in 2016, according to the New Mexico Public Schools Insurance Authority.Sergio I. Muterperl, 32, was or
A Dark Day for the Valley
As I was leaving the Alcalde Post Office, I observed a long procession of vehicles being led by a New Mexico State Police car, with his lights on and then I saw the two school buses full of students, it occurred to me that this possibly was the young man who was cut down in the prime of his life. A
Police searching for missing teen out of Santa Fe
Mariah Torres, 14, was last seen "when she left her residence," according to SFPD-they didn't specify where that residence is located. Police say she was possibly wearing a gray shirt, jeans and a jacket that was either purple or gray. Torres stands about 5 feet 1 inch, weighs 100 pounds, and has br
Prep footballUndefeated Taos’ dream season faces test against St. Pius
Did anybody with the Taos Tigers expect this?Did anybody see a 7-0 start to the 2018 football season?A No. 1 ranking in Class 4A?
Los Alamos Police Blotter: Oct. 10 To Oct. 16, 2018
Oct. 10 at 8:13 p.m. / Police arrested Joshua J. Montoya, 25, of Santa Cruz at the Tierra Amarilla Detention Center on an arrest order.
Rescuers perform 17 hour rescue after tree falls on Texas couple
According toThe Eastern New Mexico News, Luke and Meredith Austin of Amarillo, Texas were camping near Trampas Lakes east of Chimayo when high winds snapped the tree Monday.
U.S. 84/285 Pojoaque Bridge Rehabilitation Northbound Lane Closures & NM 502 Northbound Ramp Closure
Drivers are urged to watch for workers in the area, observe traffic control signs and reduce speed to the posted speed limit. Updates on this project will be posted on the New Mexico Department of Transportation’s road advisory website,.
Scenes From Topper Volleyball Match Against Pojoaque
The Topper Volleyball team takes to the floor for a game against the Pojoaque Elkettes Wednesday evening in Griffith Gym. They are wearing pink to raise awareness for Breast Cancer Awareness Week. The Toppers and the Elkettes enter this game tied for first please in the 2AAAA district contest, and t
Mother of disabled New Mexico teen alleges rape by foster father
The mother of an Otero County teen with a developmental disability alleges in a new lawsuit that her daughter was raped repeatedly by a longtime foster father in an Albuquerque home where the girl was supposed to be receiving therapeutic care.The man’s wife, the complaint alleges, knew of the abuse
Los Alamos lab worker fired over plutonium shipping error files suit
A former Los Alamos National Laboratory employee who was fired this summer for erroneously shipping weapons-grade plutonium by air instead of by ground as required by federal regulations is suing the lab’s management for breach of contract.Juan Montoya claims he was made a scapegoat for “root cause
Los Alamos Dominates Northern New Mexico Challenge as Pojoaque Tries to Keep Pace
The entire Lady Hilltopper team finished within the top 13 spots, including six out of the top seven, only broken apart by Taos High School’s freshman Alyx Mastor, who finished in second place.
Pine Grove Man Arrested Searching Author’s Home for Treasure
When officers questioned Miller on what led him from Pennsylvania to New Mexico, Miller said, “the treasure map.”