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Youth Across New Mexico Join National Day Of Action Advocating Tobacco-Free Schools

ALBUQUERQUE – Today, youth leaders at 15 schools across New Mexico are hosting “Kick Butts Day” events to raise awareness about their schools’ tobacco- and e-cigarette-free policies.


Border Patrol closes highway checkpoints in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Border Patrol closed all five highway checkpoints in New Mexico and reassigned agents to help with the influx of migrant families and unaccompanied children.


EPA's Wheeler Dedicated to Clear, Concise WOTUS Rule

Irrigation canal near Tucumcari, NM ( Clinton Griffiths ) In recent years one of the biggest issues for the policy and advocate orgs has been the Environmental Protection Agency's Waters Of The U.S. (WOTUS) rule which has recently saw a rewrite from the new administration's regulators.


Sen. Tom Udall of New Mexico will not seek re-election

Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., announced Monday that he will not seek re-election in 2020. Udall is currently in the midst of his second, six-year term in the Senate. He previously spent 10 years in the U.S. House of Representatives and worked for eight as New Mexico's attorney general. He is the only curr


Judge releases former New Mexico priest accused of rape

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - A former priest accused of raping a young girl nearly three decades ago has been released. The Attorney General's office says 81-year-old Sabine Griego raped the girl at Queen of Heaven Church in Albuquerque in the early '90s. After an investigation, Griego was arrested ea


High Winds Cause Train Derailment In Northern New Mexico

Santa Fe —High winds caused a train derailment in New Mexico, around 40 miles north of I-40 and Tucumcari. Here is a statement from the Senate Republicans:. High winds are no secret in New Mexico, but winds strong enough to blow a train off its tracks, off a train trestle and down into a deep ravine


New Mexico lawmakers vow to fight background check gun law in court

Artesia State Rep. Jim Townsend (R-54) vowed a legal fight against Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver and her rejection of a petition to overturn New Mexico’s expanded background check law.


Winds Derail Train Near Logan

LOGAN, N.M. (KAMR/KCIT) - High winds derailed a train near Logan, New Mexico. According to the New Mexico State Police, it happened on SR 469 and involved 26 rail cars. There were no injuries reported.