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Police activity prompts hospital lockdown

The suspect was described as a Caucasian male, 5'10", 220lbs wearing a blue shirt and gray pants.

KOAT 7 - 2018-05-23 17:06:00

3" Hail Falls in New Mexico - WeatherNation

WOW!! Did you see this hail? Up to teacup size hail fell near Las Vegas, NM on Wednesday in the town of Tecolotito. This hailstone measured the diameter of a condensed milk can!#nmwxpic.twitter.com/gCxwXhCVO0— WeatherNation (@WeatherNation)May 24, 2018

WEATHERNATIONTV.COM - 2018-05-24 00:00:00

I-25 southbound closed between Eldorado, Santa Fe

New Mexico State Police announced Tuesday evening on Twitter that Interstate 25 southbound is closed between Eldorado and mile marker 286, near Arroyo Hondo Road, because of a multivehicle crash.The announcement, sent just after 6 p.m., did not specify any other details about the crash.

SANTAFE NEW MEXICAN.COM - 2018-05-23 00:12:00

NMHU athletes making the mark in the classroom

“We are very proud of our student-athletes for their success in the classroom and how they positively represent our department,” said Craig Snow, Highlands interim athletic director. “The spring 2018 semester saw numerous records, which is especially impressive when taking into account the amount of

ABQJOURNAL - 2018-05-24 12:21:00

Constant vigilance needed to ensure coaches’ proper behavior

As troubling as the recent stories are about the Pecos coaches arrested on sex charges, it’s better that we read and hear about them than for them to remain in the dark — things no one talks about. Two or three decades ago, they were dirty little secrets communities tried to avoid or ignore. It ofte

SANTAFE NEW MEXICAN.COM - 2018-05-23 05:20:00

‘Miss ya, Dennis Mitchell’

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Federal agency closes New Mexico trail after hiker’s death

SANTA FE, N.M. – The Bureau of Land Management has temporarily closed a northern New Mexico trail after a hiker died in a fall last week.The Santa Fe New Mexican reports the federal agency closed the La Junta Trail in the Wild Rivers Recreation Area near the village of Questa to address possible saf

DURANGO HERALD - 2018-05-23 13:38:00

Former LLHS principal named as new Highland regent

Gov. Suzanna Martinez named former Los Lunas High School principal Dan Padilla as a recess appointment to the New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents.Padilla served as principal of Los Lunas High School from 2009 to his retirement in June 2017.“One of the things that’s big for me is to tran

NEWS-BULLETIN - 2018-05-24 02:00:00

About 12 vehicles pile up east of Santa Fe in hail storm

SANTA FE, N.M. — Traffic was snarled on Interstate 25 east of Santa Fe Tuesday evening when about 12 vehicles were involved in a pile-up as a storm dropped a few inches of hail on the highway.Southbound traffic on I-25 was blocked off near the Eldorado exit as State Police, sheriff’s deputies and em


Española woman dies in Monday crash on U.S. 550

SANTA FE, N.M. — An Española woman was killed in midday crash on U.S. 500, south of Bloomfield, on Monday.


Santa Fe Police: Amber alert was 'telephone chain mistake'

The alert was issuedfor 1-year-old Julian Martinez and his 23-year-old mother, Michelle Martinez, Sunday night and then canceled about an hour later.


‘I Always Stood Up For You’

Albuquerque police released body camera video from the officer who arrested state Rep. Monica Youngblood early Sunday morning on suspicion of DWI. In it, the 41-year-old lawmaker insists she hasn't been drinking. She repeatedly mentions herposition as a legislator, which the officer repeatedly says

SANTA FE REPORTER - 2018-05-23 13:42:53

Local Sanctuary gives abadoned senior pets get the tender love and care they desperately need

SANTA FE, N.M. - Kindred Spirits Animal Sanctuary is giving the gift of life to senior pets who have been abandoned in their greatest time of need, by providing a loving home to live out their days.


Breaking: Amber Alert issued for New Mexico toddler

State Police Lt. Elizabeth Armijo in a news release said the relationship between the four people isn’t clear, but that Santa Fe police were investigating an armed robbery at the Motel 6 at 3007 Cerrillos Rd and believe mother Michelle Martinez, 23, and her son Julian Martinez, who was last seen wea


Jury awards woman $1.2 million after Santa Fe Police car chase ends in crash

As police chased him, allegedly reaching speeds of 70 miles an hour, Chavez crashed into 80-year-old Arlena Jackson, badly injuring her.


Santa Fe man once charged with murder sues authorities

In January, Serna announced in a press release that the charges against Kelley were being dropped without prejudice, meaning they could be refiled.


Crews help save animals from fire in Pojoaque

POJOAQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - Santa Fe County firefighters helped save a family and their animals from a fire Sunda in Pojoaque.Officials say crews stopped a rapidly spreading blaze that put a pig, several rabbits and chickens at risk.Firefighters got the animals out and provided medical care to the homeo


Finally, the world was saved today

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Officer: Questions raised about report that led to Amber Alert

About an hour after releasing an Amber Alert for an 18-month-old boy whom authorities said may have been abducted from a Motel 6 in Santa Fe, along with the child’s mother, a spokesman for the Santa Fe Police Department said mother and boy were back home and safe Sunday evening, and police were work


District hourly salary minimum boosted to $9

Certified teachers would get the state-mandated 2.5 percent increase in their salaries, which would be added to the required increases in each teacher level. For level 1 teachers the required minimum rose to $36,00, level 2 moved up to $44,000, while level 3 teacher salaries reached $54,000.