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Stripped, cavity searched and billed, lawsuit says
A New Mexico woman's lawsuit claims federal border patrol officers forced her to undergo a brutal six-hour, full-body cavity search, before she was brought to a hospital for further examination, and charged $5,000 for the forced procedures.
Lovington man walking 500 miles on pilgrimage for the poor
Daniel Valdez has spent recent months preparing for his second 500-mile walk from Lovington to Chihuahua, Mexico, starting on Friday.
Woman sues feds over strip-search
Federal agents wrongfully strip-searched a Lovington woman, and then took her to an El Paso hospital where she endured intrusive cavity searches in an attempt to find drugs, according to a lawsuit.
Ex-NM teacher accused of having sex with a student
A former high school teacher in southeastern New Mexico is in custody for an alleged sexual relationship with a student.
High gas prices in oil county draw probe
Lea County residents have been rallying and petitioning against high gas prices for months.