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Portales Attorney Suspended by New Mexico State Supreme Court

Image Courtesy: MGN OnlinePORTALES, N.M. (KAMR/KCIT) - The New Mexico State Supreme Court has suspended a Portales attorney.The state supreme court order suspending attorney Eric Dixon from practicing law in New Mexico was filed Nov. 9.The order was unanimous.The order states the suspension is effec

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2018-11-15 22:05:05

Cummins Expands Operations in Clovis, New Mexico - Area Development

The company is investing $2.5 million in its Clovis operations to add a new remanufacturing disassembly, cleaning and inspection line and new equipment as well as expanding its warehouse by approximately 22,000 square feet. Construction began in October of 2018 and will be fully operational in June

AREADEVELOPMENT.COM - 2018-11-16 12:00:00

Clovis SWAT Team activated, man arrested after potential hostage situation

CLOVIS, NM (KFDA) - A man in Clovis has been arrested after officers say he was holding a woman hostage, activating the Clovis Police Department SWAT Team.

KFDA - 2018-11-15 01:06:00

Clovis school on Level 1 lockdown due to nearby police activity

CLOVIS, N.M. (KVII) —The Arts Academy at Bella Vista has been placed on a Level 1 lockdown as a result of law enforcement activity in the proximity of the school.During a Level 1 lockdown, all exterior doors are locked and classes are conducted as normal, according to Clovis Municipal Schools.This d


Man wanted on a warrant arrested at Clovis apartment complex

CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) - Authorities say a man wanted on a warrant has been arrested in Clovis after authorities responded to reports that he was holding a woman hostage.Clovis police say 38-year-old Cesar Murillo was taken into custody about 1 p.m. Wednesday without incident.He's been booked into jail o

KVIA - 2018-11-15 01:25:33

Clovis Man Arrested for Child Solicitation, Attempted Criminal Sexual Communication with a Child

CLOVIS, N.M. (KAMR/KCIT) - A Clovis man is arrested and charged with Child Solicitation by Electronic Communication Device, and four counts of Attempted Criminal Sexual Communication with a Child.


Clovis parents paid promptly for thefts - Hobbs News Sun

“We asked Clovis to get with each of the parents and ask for the value of the items that were taken and then we took them at their word and reimbursed them for what their loss was,” Parks told the Hobbs News-Sun Monday. “It was around $4,500, but I don’t know the exact figure.”


Governor Martinez Announces Expansion of Fortune 500 Manufacturing Company in Clovis

Clovis, N.M. - Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced that Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) a global power leader that has a natural gas engine upfit and assembly facility in Clovis, NM is expanding and creating 10 new high-wage manufacturing jobs. The expansion is being supported by New Mexico's closing

GRANT COUNTY BEAT - 2018-11-15 00:00:00

Judge to consider sentencing Jouett as juvenile after court testimony in Clovis Library shooting

At a hearing today in Clovis, New Mexico there was an amenability hearing, a motion to consider sentencing Nathaniel Jouett as a juvenile, filed by the defense.

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Nathaniel Jouett to appear in court for decision on amenability hearing

CLOVIS, NM (KFDA) - Nathaniel Jouett, the17-year-old accused of opening fire at the Clovis-Carver Public Library, killing two and wounding four others, will appear in court Tuesday, Nov. 13.


New Mexico attorney suspended for 9 months

PORTALES, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Supreme Court has ordered that a state attorney's license be suspended.The Eastern New Mexico NewsreportsPortales attorney Eric Dixon has just under 30 days now to settle his pending cases or find them new counsel, following which he is forbidden to practice law


City of Clovis closing part of Hull Street overpass for BNSF test site drilling

CLOVIS, N.M. (KVII) —The City of Clovis will close the outside northbound lane on the south side of the Hull Street overpass from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday.According to city officials, Enviro-Drill, Incorporated will be drilling test sites for BNSF. The public is asked to please adhere to traffic


Teen convicted of deadly Clovis library shooting in court for hearing

Nathaniel Jouett, now 17 years old,pleaded guilty last month in adult court to all 30 chargesrelated to the mass shooting, but his attorney argues automatically sentencing him as an adult is unconstitutional.


Residents discuss contaminated drinking water during Air Force public meeting

Curry County, NM residents lined up to check out maps Friday night to ask questions about the contaminated water found at three locations to the southeast of Cannon Air Force base. Air Force Civil Engineer Center's Dr. Brian Howard tells ABC 7 News that after discovering the leak last month, they te


3 people shot at Ben E. Keith warehouse in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (KTRK) --Three people are in critical condition after they were shot at the Ben E. Keith warehouse in Albuquerque, New Mexico.Authorities said 30-year-old Waid Melton entered the warehouse around 6:15 p.m. Monday and started shooting. There were about 20 people inside at the


Roosevelt County approves Water Co-op rate increase

During the Aug. 27, 2018 Board Meeting, the Directors voted unanimously to approve a rate increase. The increase will become effective in Jan. 2019.


Snow packed roads cause dangerous driving conditions across New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - Snow continues to fall in the East Mountains creating difficult driving conditions for commuters.Snow began falling Sunday afternoon slamming the mountains, the I-40 and I-25 corridors.Temperatures are well below freezing and there is plenty of snow that has accumulated on


New Mexico: Five Bidders Hoping To Snag One Remaining Racino License - Horse Racing News | Paulick Report

They're all vying for one available license to operate a racino. The New Mexico Racing Commission is under no obligation to offer the license to any of the bidders, but later this week, the commission will consider the proposals and make a decision next month.


Shooting suspect arrested after leading police on moped chase

Ruben Lopez, 24, is accused of shooting a 55-year-old man on North Prince Street on October 26.


Disgraced Former OSU Assistant Goes Scorched Earth On Texas Coach. Accuses Him Of Adultery

Smith wasfiredfrom the Buckeyes staff after several allegations of domestic abuse against his former wife, Courtney, became public. You’d think somebody in his situation would just go away. Well, that’s not what he’sdonerecently and it’s certainly not what he did Sunday night.(RELATED: Urban Meyer O