New Mexico water official tapped for federal job
A New Mexico water official has been selected by President Barack Obama to run the Bureau of Reclamation, which manages dams, reservoirs and hydroelectric power plants across the West.
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Silver City Sun-News
New Mexico mother pleads guilty in abuse case
A 25-year-old Santa Fe County woman faces up to nine years in prison after pleading guilty to charges stemming from her 3-year-old son's death in 2011.
Mom pleads guilty in Leland Valdez abuse case
WAS BEATEN SO BADLY HE DIED. TODAY, HIS MOTHER PLEADED GUILTY TO CHARGES RELATING TO HIS DEATH.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
DWI suspect caught after returning to crime scene
A SANTA FE COUNTY MAN WAS SUPPOSEDLY 'SO DRUNK', HE MADE IT EASY FOR POLICE TO CATCH HIM.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Santa Fe Reporter
No Great Race 'to the Polls
As of 4 pm on Election Day in Santa Fe, that fact had not changed. Instead of voting, the Southside welder was cleaning his white 1987 Toyota 4runner at the Airport Road Car Wash.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
KRQE Albuquerque, New Mexico
DWI suspect gets himself caught
A 20-year-old is accused of driving drunk, crashing and leaving the scene, but deputies didn't have any trouble catching him.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Santa Fe County Passes 200 Percent Increase in Minimum Wage for Tipped Employees
If Seattle restaurateurs think a 61 percent increase in the minimum wage is precipitous, just look at what their cohorts in Santa Fe County, New Mexico are going to have to deal with: The Santa Fe County Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to increase the minimum wage in Santa Fe County from $7.50 per hour to $10.66 per hour .
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Santa Fe County board OKs minimum wage increases
An ordinance approved unanimously by the county commissioners sets the minimum wage in the county at $10.66 an hour, up from $7.50.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
2 more dogs found shot dead in Santa Fe County
The apparently shooting deaths of two pit bulls found Thursday morning are the latest of a series of cases in rural areas of the county in recent weeks.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Victim solves crime by snapping picture
Detectives said it may be a first in Santa Fe County that victims of a burglary helped solve their case after accidentally taking a picture of the suspected thief's car.
Sheriff: Angry dogs attack goats, alpacas in NM
The Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office says a pair of angry dogs has killed two goats and eight alpacas.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
16-year-old girl missing in Santa Fe area
Vigil was originally reported as a runaway, but detectives say she has not contacted her parents or friends, and this has them concerned.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Hotline mishap directs callers to phone sex line
A 1-800 number previously posted on the Santa Fe County website actually took callers to a phone sex hotline.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
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The Weekly Free
This week is a lot like a rom-com: there's comedy, love, a little bit of sex, some music and even some angst.
NM county removes 'inappropriate' number from site
Santa Fe County has removed a phone number for a 1-800 adult phone line for callers seeking "hot ladies" and "exciting guys" from the county's website.
KOB-TV New Mexico
Family of boy who died sues Tierra Blanca Ranch
The family of a boy who died at Tierra Blanca Ranch is suing the wilderness program and alleging new claims of abuse and torture.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Man accused of driving two cars drunk in one night
A man accused of driving two cars drunk on the same night made it pretty easy for deputies to catch him.