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  1. Man shot, left for dead found alive near Carlsbad; two arrestedRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 9 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Deputies in southeast New Mexico have found a man alive three days after he was shot and left for dead in the middle of nowhere. Eddy County sheriff's deputies say the victim was discovered by a police detective early Thursday in a remote area near Carlsbad.


  2. Flash flood warning for Eddy County untilRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    NOAA weather spotters have reported flooding in Carlsbad with 6 to 12 inches of water flowing on some roads. Thunderstorms have been producing heavy rainfall with close to one inch of water per hour over Carlsbad, Whites City and Avalon. 1 comment

  3. Companies move forward on nuclear waste storage in CarlsbadRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Efforts to build a temporary nuclear waste storage facility in New Mexico are moving forward after a Denver-based company relinquished its rights to the land. The Carlsbad Current-Argus reports that Holtec International and Eddy Lea Energy Alliance are partnering to create storage for spent nuclear fuel rods from power plants across the country. 10 comments

  4. Estate of Texas doctor killed in plane crash to repay fundsRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2016 | KOB-TV

    The estate of a West Texas doctor killed in a plane crash and a medical practice where he worked will repay the government nearly $3.3 million in a billing dispute. Dr. Kenneth Michael Rice died last year when the small plane he was piloting crashed into a guy-wire attached to a TV tower near Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport.


  5. Archaeologists uncover artifacts in Eddy CountyRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2016 | KOB-TV

    It might not look like much, but land near Carlsbad in Eddy County is a gold mine, the mother lode for archaeologists. "New Mexico is in fact one of the premier places to do archaeology," head archaeologist Bill Whitehead said.


  6. Oil company allowing site fire to burn itself outRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Crews continue to monitor a fire at an oil production site in the Four Corners more than 24 hours after it first started. The owner of the site WPX Energy out of Tulsa, Oklahoma said the fire is being allowed to burn itself out.


  7. Record heat in Se NM leads to record attendance at Bottomless LakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    The heat is on in southeastern New Mexico. With cities like Roswell and Carlsbad burning through record-high temperatures Monday, people are finding relief anywhere they can.


  8. DOE partners with New Mexico agency on waste transportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | KOB-TV

    The U.S. Energy Department's Carlsbad Field Office is partnering with the state of New Mexico to coordinate activities that will ensure the safe transport of radioactive waste to the federal government's underground nuclear waste repository. The five-year cooperative agreement awarded to the state Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department is worth $6.8 million.


  9. Oil company to build new headquarters in New MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | KOB-TV

    The Carlsbad Current-Argus reports that the Mewbourne Oil Company says it is building the 32,000-square-foot headquarters in Hobbs to provide more space for its 120 employees in the region. President Ken Waits says the private company was doing very well before the downturn in the oil and gas industry.


  10. Around $65K worth of fireworks to be used in Carlsbad displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    There are dozens of fireworks displays going on throughout New Mexico over the Fourth of July weekend, but Carlsbad claims to have the state's best. This year, the fire department says it will blow up a little more than $65,000 worth of fireworks.


  11. New Mexico man accused in Quality Inn fire takes plea dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Authorities say a 36-year-old New Mexico man accused of setting a Carlsbad hotel on fire has pleaded guilty to a federal firearms charge. Travis Hayslip appeared Wednesday in federal court in Las Cruces, with the U.S. Attorney's Office saying he admitted igniting the fire that destroyed the Quality Inn Hotel as part of his guilty plea.


  12. Carlsbad police investigating rumors of stranger photographing childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | KOB-TV

    The Eddy County Sheriff's Department is urging Carlsbad residents to report any suspicious activity after photos were uploaded to social media of an unknown person allegedly photographing children outside homes in the area. The sheriff's office tells KOB there have been no calls to law enforcement about the alleged incidents, but several residents have uploaded photos of a vehicle, warning others that someone is taking pictures of children.


  13. Wildfires continue to burn in Guadalupe Mountains, Gila WildernessRead the original story

    May 14, 2016 | KOB-TV

    Firefighters took advantage of favorable weather conditions Saturday to try and get a better hold on the Coyote fire in the Guadalupe Mountains. The fire on the New Mexico-Texas border is burning 12,500 acres, and some flames have spread into New Mexico southwest of Carlsbad.


  14. Fire in Guadalupe Mountains 30 percent containedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    The Coyote fire, located near 46 miles southwest of Carlsbad, remains at 30 percent containment as of Friday afternoon, according to the Southwest Incident Management Team, and fire crews expect moisture in the area will cut back on the fire's expansion. Most of the fire remains on the Texas side of the border, but the fire area includes a portion of New Mexico.


  15. Recent Intrepid Potash mine layoffs hurt Carlsbad economyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | KOB-TV

    The recent layoffs at a potash mining facility in southeastern New Mexico are expected to slow the economy in surrounding areas. The Carlsbad Current-Argus reports that experts expect the 300 employees laid off by Intrepid Potash Inc. on Monday will pull the economy down, though Eddy County's diverse economy should provide some shelter in the coming financial storm.


  16. 2 fires burning in southern New MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | KOB-TV

    The Coyote Peak Fire is burning in Guadalupe Mountains National Park in Texas. The wildfire has grown to 8,200 acres and is now into parts of New Mexico southwest of Carlsbad.


  17. Man arrested in Carlsbad woman's 2002 murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | KOB-TV

    The Eddy County Sheriff's Office arrested a man Wednesday in a 14-year cold case for the murder of Sasha Hedgecock on Christmas Day in 2002. Hedgecock was found shot multiple times near the intersection of Fiesta and Thomason in Carlsbad on Christmas Day 2002.


  18. Juror: Man upset over verdict lifts Carlsbad court benchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    An outburst that came as jurors delivered their verdict at the end of a murder trial has rattled the Eddy County Courthouse in Carlsbad. The Carlsbad Current-Argus reports Judge Jane Shuler Gray ordered the courtroom to be cleared on Friday after a juror says a man lifted a bench in the gallery of the courtroom and "threw" it in the room.


  19. Eddy Co. Sheriff's Office says lapel camera program successfulRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    CARLSBAD, NM Despite a recent study commissioned by the city of Albuquerque, the Eddy County Sheriff's Office says lapel cameras should always be rolling. "Our policy is that any interaction with the public will be recording the deputies," Mark Cage, Chief Deputy for Eddy County.


  20. Measure supports storing spent nuclear fuel in New MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | KOB-TV

    New Mexico lawmakers are considering a pair of nonbinding measures that would signal support for the development of a temporary storage facility to house spent nuclear fuel that has been piling up at reactors around the nation. The Senate Conservation Committee approved one of the memorials on a 6-3 vote during Thursday's meeting.


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