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Armed border group shuts down camp at border in New Mexico

SUNLAND PARK, N.M. – An armed group that has been patrolling the U.S.-Mexico border left its post in the New Mexico desert Tuesday amid pressure from law enforcement following videos that showed militia members stopping migrants who had illegally crossed into the country.


Video: New Mexico police officer saves choking baby

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (KRQE) - A heroic act was caught on camera as an Alamogordo police officer saved a choking baby. A family was in the department's parking lot Tuesday morning when a 5-month-old baby started choking on a piece of pizza.


NMDOT Traffic Report for week of April 21 to 28, 2019

In all construction zones, motorists are asked to reduce speed, obey posted signs, and use extreme caution, as well as continue to be cautious of heavy equipment and construction personnel in the area.


What’s On Tonight: ‘Roswell, New Mexico’ Ends With Another Alien Encounter

Roswell, New Mexico (CW, 9:00 p.m.) — Season one ends with Michael forced to make an impossible decision after he and Max reach a roadblock in dealing with the fourth alien as Liz has a frightening encounter with an unexpected visitor.


Defense funds being used for Arizona, New Mexico border wall

YUMA, Ariz. – The U.S. government is moving forward with plans to use military funds to build border barriers in Arizona and New Mexico. The Department of Homeland Security issued waivers to environmental laws last week to build and replace 46 miles (74 kilometers) of barriers near Columbus, New Mex


Racing commission ratifies proposed settlement

The New Mexico Racing Commission’s ratification Thursday of a proposed settlement clears the way for it possibly awarding a sixth racetrack license during a special meeting on Tuesday — provided the governor doesn’t fire the commission first.


Head of New Mexico’s Behavioral Health Services Division to step down

Wayne Lindstrom, who was brought in to head the state Behavioral Health Services Division following the 2013 shake-up of New Mexico’s mental health system for Medicaid patients, is stepping down.


Sex! Death! Dido! Roswell, New Mexico creator takes us inside that devastating season finale

It’s been a crazy couple of months down in Roswell, New Mexico, and all that tension (sexual and otherwise) came to a crackling conclusion in Tuesday night’s season 1 finale.


Secretary of State rejects gun control petition for third time

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - It's back to the drawing board for state House Republicans. New Mexico's Secretary of State has rejected their shot, aimed at repealing a new gun control law.


Founder of New Mexico Democrats for Democracy running for U.S. House seat in GOP primary

The founder of New Mexico Democrats for Democracy is running for Congress. But there’s a twist: He’s running as a Republican. Brett Kokinadis of Santa Fe said Tuesday he changed his party affiliation and is jumping into the GOP primary for New Mexico’s 3rd Congressional District.


Armed vigilantes along border bring national attention

A group of armed, masked vigilantes who have held those crossing the border, including those seeking asylum, until Border Patrol arrived has brought national attention to New Mexico and the ongoing border debate.


Referendum on new gun law blocked again

New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver has for a third time denied a request to allow a state referendum on a new law requiring federal background checks for most gun sales.