NewMexico

  • Feds seize millions in gaming revenue from New Mexico tribe

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The federal government has seized a bank account with more than $10 million in gambling revenue from New Mexico’s Pojoaque Pueblo. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports that it’s part of a years-long dispute over the share of earnings the state receives from Pojoaque’s...
  • Man attacks girlfriend over NCAA Tournament Game

    A New Mexico man is facing charges after authorities said he got angry while watching an NCAA Tournament basketball game and attacked his girlfriend. The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office said Samuel Goodhope was arrested early Friday following a frantic 911 call from the girlfriend who told deputies she had...
  • Woman kills her 6 year old in fourth DUI crash

    A 6-year-old is dead and two other children are injured after police said their mother was driving drunk and rolled the family car. New Mexico State Police said Candace Jim was drunk when she crossed into oncoming traffic and rolled over. Three children riding in the backseat, 6-year-old twins...
  • Proposed West Side church concerns some residents

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Traffic on Coors Boulevard is already a headache, but some West Side residents are worried about a neighbor that might bring a lot more cars to an already busy road. Residents organized having a meeting to discuss a new Calvary Church location at Coors and Montaño....
  • 3 people dead in high school shooting

    The Latest on a shooting at a New Mexico high school (all times local): 10:25 a.m. Authorities say three people are dead following a shooting at a New Mexico high school. San Juan County Sheriff Ken Christesen told reporters that three people believed to be students died Thursday at...
  • Police Officer Adopts Homeless Baby

    In Albuquerque, New Mexico, Ryan Holets adopts a baby girl after leaving a convince store. Holets cam across a couple sitting on the grass, leaning up against a cement wall. He saw the two shooting up heroin early, in broad daylight behind the convenience store. Holets turned on his body camera and walked...
  • Church Appoints Openly Lesbian ‘Lead Pastor’

    A “church” in New Mexico has become the first in the Mennonite Church USA to appoint an open lesbian as “lead pastor.” Albuquerque Mennonite Church, which affirmed homosexual relationships a decade ago, made the announcement on Monday that it had chosen Erica Lea as its new leader. It remarked...
  • Black Football Coach Fired For Telling Players Not To Use ‘N-Word’

    A middle school assistant football coach in New Mexico says he’s out of a job for telling players to stop using the n-word, KRQE-TV reports. Thomas Davis, the ex-assistant Mesa Middle School coach, told the news outlet that he confronted the students about calling each other the racial epithet...
  • New Mexico officials: 2 dead, 4 injured in library shooting

    CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) – Two people were killed and four others were injured when gunfire erupted inside a public library on Monday, throwing an eastern New Mexico community into a panic as officers swarmed the building with their guns drawn. The gunman surrendered and was taken into custody without incident...