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DA drops vehicular homicide charges against DWI suspect

TAOS, N.M. (KRQE) - The District Attorney's office has dropped charges against a man accused of a DWI crash that killed two people. Juan Espinoza, 22, hit another car head-on on State Road 68 in September 2017.

KRQE NEWS 13 - 2018-12-18 23:47:00

New Mexico’s homeless rate rose the last two years

A recent report from the federal government released Tuesday shows homelessness rising in New Mexico since 2016. Both years were out of step with an overall decline in the state's homeless population since 2010.

SANTA FE REPORTER - 2018-12-19 00:20:59

Real estate agent arrested on suspicion of attacking girlfriend at hotel

Police arrested a 51-year-old Santa Fe real estate agent on suspicion of punching and choking his girlfriend Saturday in a hotel room near the Santa Fe Railyard, according to court records.

SANTAFE NEW MEXICAN.COM - 2018-12-18 02:20:00

Two Martinez appointees move into protected jobs

This story has been updated to include a response from the state Corrections Department. Two more of Gov. Susana Martinez’s political appointees — a Gaming Control Board member and the director of adult prisons — have slid into civil service jobs as Martinez prepares to leave office Dec. 31, state g

SANTAFE NEW MEXICAN.COM - 2018-12-18 02:35:00

Grandmother needs help replacing balding tires

• • • The Empty Stocking Fund is a project of the Santa Fe New Mexican. The Santa Fe Community Foundation, Los Alamos National Bank, the Salvation Army, Presbyterian Medical Services, the Life Link, Habitat for Humanity and the Housing Trust donate services to jointly administer the Empty Stocking F

SANTAFE NEW MEXICAN.COM - 2018-12-18 21:50:00

New Santa Fe police cars get stalled in red tape

At least 14 brand new vehicles purchased by the Santa Fe Police Department nearly a year ago have been sitting in a parking lot collecting dust instead of criminals since the city got the keys.

SANTAFE NEW MEXICAN.COM - 2018-12-18 02:31:00

Velarde woman worries she and her grandchildren will face homelessness

• • • The Empty Stocking Fund is a project of the Santa Fe New Mexican. The Santa Fe Community Foundation, Los Alamos National Bank, the Salvation Army, Presbyterian Medical Services, the Life Link, Habitat for Humanity and the Housing Trust donate services to jointly administer the Empty Stocking F

SANTAFE NEW MEXICAN.COM - 2018-12-18 02:06:00

Bills proposed by New Mexico lawmakers take aim at gun control laws

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - Just a month before the upcoming legislative session begins, the bills are flowing in. With the Democrats firmly in control in the Roundhouse, gun control will be front and center.

KRQE NEWS 13 - 2018-12-18 23:27:00

New Mexico’s largest medical pot producer suing Health Department

Ultra Health, New Mexico’s largest producer and seller of medical marijuana, is challenging the way the state regulates makers of edibles, salves, lotions and other cannabis-infused products for sale in dispensaries.

SANTAFE NEW MEXICAN.COM - 2018-12-18 02:30:00

Los Alamos woman trains dogs to look for the lost and dead

Piper the black Labrador dog moved quickly over the snow-laced ground, intently focused on the job at hand: finding human remains. It’s a task that search-and-rescue professionals give to dogs like Piper, canines that can be taught to follow the scent of blood, bones and flesh in the wake of disaste

SANTAFE NEW MEXICAN.COM - 2018-12-18 03:00:00

Roll ‘Em! Film Debt Could Hit $250 Million

New Mexico's film and TV production incentives are adding up. While the state has built a robust production industry, the backlog on tax rebates it owes could hit $250 million by next summer. The state caps payouts at $50 million each year, a move outgoing Gov. Susana Martinez championed because it

SANTA FE REPORTER - 2018-12-18 15:00:30

New Mexico rancher who trapped wolf to appeal loss of permitNew Mexico reports the first death of the flu seasonTuition rises for some students at military junior collegeCollection of fish species grows at Western New MexicoNew Mexico priest says he’s ‘whistle-blower’ in abuse cases

New Mexico rancher who trapped wolf to appeal loss of permit. A New Mexico rancher who trapped an endangered Mexican gray wolf and hit it with a shovel says he will appeal the loss of his grazing permit.

SANTAFE NEW MEXICAN.COM - 2018-12-18 02:00:00

Welcomed to Santa Fe with a random act of kindness

Before Thanksgiving, my husband and I went to the Santa Fe Place mall to enjoy the Santa Fe Symphony Chorus sing-along. We are new to Santa Fe, and we like to experience new things in the City Different. Afterward, we stopped at the nearby Outback Steakhouse. After we finished dinner, the waiter, so

SANTAFE NEW MEXICAN.COM - 2018-12-17 02:00:00

NM Department of Health Reports First Flu Death in New Mexico This Flu Season

SANTA FE, NM – The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) announced today the first flu-related death reported for the 2018-2019 flu season. The death occurred in a woman 65-years or older from Lincoln County. Her death is a important reminder that flu can cause serious illness or death, particular

MYHIGHPLAINS.COM - 2018-12-17 15:40:00

Holiday thieves bring kettle of trouble

Old-time police reporters often bragged about how fast they could write. They would scan the blotter, then separate the important news from the petty crimes after just a few glances.

SANTAFE NEW MEXICAN.COM - 2018-12-17 02:30:00

Santa Fe County’s Happy Roofs Program has unhappy result

ELDORADO — All Deborah Hancock wanted was a new roof. Living on disability income and unable to afford one on her own, she looked for help on the internet and stumbled upon a little-known program run by Santa Fe County that offers low-income residents a no-interest loan of up to $14,999 for the repa

SANTAFE NEW MEXICAN.COM - 2018-12-16 05:50:00

Museum of Art nears fundraising goals for Vladem Contemporary

Contemporary art envelops Santa Fe, from scores of galleries to the Center for Contemporary Arts and SITE Santa Fe. The New Mexico Museum of Art is making a $16.5 million leap to formalize Santa Fe’s steeped relationship with contemporary art with its planned annex, the 35,000-square-foot Vladem Con

SANTAFE NEW MEXICAN.COM - 2018-12-17 14:00:00

Single mom needs washing machine

• • • The Empty Stocking Fund is a project of the Santa Fe New Mexican. The Santa Fe Community Foundation, Los Alamos National Bank, the Salvation Army, Presbyterian Medical Services, the Life Link, Habitat for Humanity and the Housing Trust donate services to jointly administer the Empty Stocking F

SANTAFE NEW MEXICAN.COM - 2018-12-17 02:10:00

These Are The 10 Poorest Cities In New Mexico For 2019

We used science and data to determine which places in New Mexico are basically dead broke. Editor’s Note: This article is an opinion based on facts and is meant as infotainment. Don’t freak out we updated this article for 2019. This is our fourth time ranking the poorest places in New Mexico.

ROADSNACKS.NET - 2018-12-17 23:51:14

School security bills among topics at Legislative Education Study Committee

FARMINGTON — The Legislative Education Study Committee is endorsing legislation supported by Aztec Police Chief Mike Heal that would allow retired police officers to work as school security guards without losing their cost of living adjustments.

FARMINGTON DAILY TIMES - 2018-12-17 15:00:00