New Mexico

New Mexico zoo evacuated when bear cub escapes

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — The zoo in Roswell, N.M., was evacuated for an hour until a bear cub could be coaxed back into its cage. Spring River Zoo Director Elaine Mayfield tells KOB-TV the cub […]

03/28/2014

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Mexican gray wolf population on the rise

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — More Mexican gray wolves live in the wild in the Southwest than at any time since the federal government began reintroducing the endangered predator in the region, officials said Friday. An […]

01/31/2014

A collection of bumper stickers and buttons promoting New Mexico-grown chile. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)

Denver mayor sparks Super Bowl chile battle

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A friendly Super Bowl bet between the mayors of Seattle and Denver is causing a stir in New Mexico. If the Seahawks win on Sunday, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock has wagered […]

01/30/2014

A woman hugs a student at a staging ground set up at the Roswell Mall following a shooting at Berrendo Middle School, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, in Roswell, N.M. A shooter opened fire at the middle school, injuring at least two students before being taken into custody. (AP Photo/Roswell Daily Record, Mark Wilson)

Governor says teacher ended NM school shooting

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez say a 12-year-old who shot two classmates in a Roswell middle school was stopped by a teacher who walked up to him and asked him to […]

01/14/2014

A woman waits at a staging ground area where families are being reunited with Berrendo Middle School students after a shooting at the school, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, in Roswell, N.M. A shooter opened fire at the middle school, injuring at least two students before being taken into custody. Roswell police said the school was placed on lockdown, and the suspected shooter was arrested. (AP Photo/Roswell Daily Record, Mark Wilson)

Witness: Gunman in NM school shooting was student

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A student opened fire Tuesday morning at a middle school in the southeastern New Mexico city of Roswell, shooting two students before being taken into custody. Officials at University Medical Center […]

01/14/2014

This publicity image released by AMC shows Dean Norris as Hank Schrader, left, and Bryan Cranston as Walter White in "Breaking Bad." (AP Photo/AMC, Frank Ockenfels)

Life imitates TV in blue meth mimic of ‘Breaking Bad’

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Reality in the illegal drug world is mimicking fiction. Kevin Abar, assistant special agent in charge of Homeland Security Investigations in New Mexico, says distributors are selling methamphetamine tinted blue in […]

01/14/2014

School shooting

At least 2 kids hurt in New Mexico school shooting

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A gunman opened fire Tuesday morning at a middle school in the southeastern New Mexico city of Roswell, critically injuring at least two students before being taken into custody. A 14-year-old […]

01/14/2014

A Delta Air Lines DC-9 taxis on the tarmac at Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport in Minneapolis, Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, before its final scheduled flight. (AP Photo/Josh Freed)

Airlines go on a record new jet shopping spree

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Capt. Paul Wannberg glides an old Boeing 757 over the New Mexico desert, lining up with the runway. A computerized voice squawks elevation warnings. Forty feet. Thirty. Twenty. Ten. Touchdown. Outside […]

01/09/2014

US Marine Navajo code talkers serve with Signal Unit, during World War II

Navajo Code Talker dies at 90 in New Mexico home

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A Navajo Code Talker, whose words are inscribed on congressional medals given to his group and who fought to have a World War II comrade recognized for his service, died Thursday […]

12/12/2013

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Powerful storm system blasts US West; 8 killed

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A powerful storm system that has caused hundreds of accidents across the Western U.S. has marched eastward with predictions of widespread snow, freezing temperatures and gusty winds. The fierce weather has […]

11/23/2013

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