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Fatal Single Vehicle Rollover on I-40 in Guadalupe County

Guadalupe County, NM - On April 22, 2019 at about 7:04 a.m., the New Mexico State Police investigated a fatal crash on Interstate 40 at about mile post 290 east of Santa Rosa. The initial investigation indicated a 2004 Ford Explorer was traveling west on Interstate 40. For reasons unknown, the drive


New Mexico man holds a child, three adults hostage in stand off

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Lea County Sheriff’s office deputies were engaged in a stand off Sunday, April 29, that involved four hostages. Jared T Pendleton, 34, of Hobbs, NM, was spotted by deputies in his front yard. According to the Lea County Sheriff’s Office, Pendleton was wanted for several felony w


April 22 Evening Rush: Strong spring storm moves into New Mexico

1. A strong spring storm will move to New Mexico on Tuesday. It will spread storms across the east and scattered showers in central sections. Highs will max out in the mid to high 50s. We could even pick up some more high mountain snow. The storm will move out of the state on Wednesday leaving behin


Latest: New Mexico man charged after weapons found at home

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – The Latest on weapons charges filed against a member of an armed civilian group that detained migrants on the US-Mexico border (all times local):. A member of an armed civilian group that has detained migrants near the U.S.-Mexico border was charged Monday with being a felon in po


New Mexico may step in to preserve trove of art

The fate of a treasured $4 million art collection may be one step closer to security — and perhaps, opportunity. The state Department of Cultural Affairs has approached the city of Santa Fe about partnering on a plan that would move a trove of prized works by master artists into a single building on


Program's end means more northern New Mexico defendants may end up in court

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - More people could end up in court after a popular program was canceled in northern New Mexico. The Technical Violations Program or TVP was created to free up the court system. It allowed people with minor probation violations like failing a drug test, to avoid a probation


46 of 57 miles of new border wall will be in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - Construction on the borer wall in New Mexico is scheduled to begin next month. According to the Albuquerque Journal, the majority of the construction will replace vehicle barriers with new structures that are 18 to 30 feet tall. The Army Corps of Engineers in Albuquerque a


2020 could disrupt New Mexico’s all-male Senate lineage

SANTA FE – A woman is knocking on the door of an enduring boys’ club in New Mexico politics, as Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver signals her interest in the 2020 race for U.S. Senate.


Toulouse Oliver again denies gun law referendum

Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver denied a third request Monday to approve a proposed referendum on repealing a new gun control law. Republicans in the state House of Representatives have called for a statewide vote on Senate Bill 8 in the next election.


SOS says no to third attempt calling for referendum to reverse gun background check law

The third time was not the charm. For the third time in just over a month, Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver rejected a Republican petition for a referendum to overturn the law that would require background checks for nearly all gun purchases.