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  1. New Mexico public defenders seek more funds, reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    New Mexico's chief public defender is urging state lawmakers to shore up resources for attorneys that represent impoverished defendants and consider reducing penalties for some low-level offenses that carry jail time. Chief Public Defender Bennett Baur on Tuesday urged a panel of lawmakers to take steps to ensure public defense attorneys are not overwhelmed by caseloads.


  2. Most New Mexico colleges seeing falling enrollmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 6 | KOB-TV

    An analysis by The Santa Fe New Mexican reports found that five of the seven research and comprehensive universities and colleges in New Mexico have experienced shrinking enrollment 2012 to 2016. Declines over the five-year period range from 3.61 percent at Western New Mexico University in Silver City to nearly 40 percent at Northern New Mexico College in Espanola.


  3. Family: Suspect in 4 slayings talked about killing for funRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2017 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    A man accused of killing his stepfather, brother and two strangers in a shooting rampage spanning nearly 200 miles across New Mexico had made troubling statements to family members about his intentions to kill or hurt people for fun, court documents said Friday. An argument between Damian Herrera, 21, and his stepfather over using a pickup truck likely led to the shootings outside the family's home in a rural community not far from some of the state's popular tourist draws, according to a criminal complaint.


  4. Woman rescued in NM after being kidnapped, bound and gaggedRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2017 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    Newly released video shows New Mexico police officers stopping a van that was wanted in connection with a Nevada kidnapping and then finding a woman bound by chains in the back of the vehicle. Video from one of the officer's cameras shows the woman alive but shaken.


  5. Former Espanola coach reaches settlement with PEDRead the original story

    May 9, 2017 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    SANTA FE, N.M. Former Espanola Valley High School boys basketball coach Richard Martinez has reached a settlement with the state Public Education Department. Martinez has agreed to resign from the school district, not teach for a year and surrender his coaching license under a settlement with the state Public Education Department.


  6. Thousands begin annual pilgrimages to Chimayo, Tome HillRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2017 | KOB-TV

    Many people began the walk to the church near Espanola Thursday, which is believed to have healing powers. Many walk barefoot and carry large crosses to leave at the church.


  7. Basketball tournament halted as Espanola school board member is removed from Pit ArenaRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | KOB-TV

    It is a troubling scene caught on camera Thursday afternoon at Albuquerque's The Pit Arena. Espanola Public Schools board member Pablo Lujan was reportedly ejected from the tournament.


  8. Lawsuit against ex-Espanola coach moved to federal courtRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2017 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    A lawsuit filed by parents against the former boys basketball coach at Espanola Valley High School has moved to federal court. Lawyers for the parents of four former players filed papers last week to move the lawsuit against Richard Martinez to U.S. District Court.


  9. Nevada kidnapping victim found in New MexicoRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2017 | KOB-TV

    Police in northern New Mexico a woman who had been kidnapped from her Las Vegas, Nevada, home was found bound by chains in the back of a van on Monday. New Mexico State Police say that a woman had been forced out of her Las Vegas home earlier that day and that tips had come in about the suspects possibly taking the victim to Espanola.


  10. AG raids home of Rio Arriba County CommissionerRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2017 | KOB-TV

    Exclusive cell phone video captures agents, of the Attorney General, swarming the Chimayo Compound of Rio Arriba County Commissioner Barney Trujillo. Trujillo has a $50,000 marketing contract with the district.


  11. AG's lawsuit reveals possible investigation into Espanola Public SchoolsRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2017 | KOB-TV

    On Friday, New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas confirmed his office is suing Espanola Public Schools over a refusal to release public records. But the latest legal trouble for the scandal-ridden district reveals the AG's office may have been watching the district for a while.


  12. New Mexico Attorney General sues troubled school districtRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2017 | KOB-TV

    New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas has filed a lawsuit against a troubled northern New Mexico school district whose finances were recently taken over by the state. The lawsuit against the Espanola Public Schools District filed in Rio Arriba State District Court on Thursday seeks to force the district to comply with an open records request for emails.


  13. Fourth behavioral health provider leaving New MexicoRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2016 | KOB-TV

    An Arizona-based provider of substance abuse and mental health services is leaving New Mexico, making it the fourth of five such nonprofits to withdraw from the state. Valle del Sol is one of five Arizona nonprofits that began contracting with the New Mexico Human Services Department in 2013 to provide treatment for low-income New Mexicans, The New Mexican reported.


  14. Espa ola schools superintendent fires back at PEDRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    After months of evading questions about his embattled school district, Espaola Public Schools superintendent Eric Martinez is now blasting the New Mexico Public Education Department. Martinez has been at the center of a leadership crisis in the district since his controversial decision to reinstate a fired basketball coach who was under state investigation.


  15. New Mexico State Police is investigating an Officer-Invovled Shooting near EspanolaRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2016 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    New Mexico State Police is investigating an officer-involved shooting involving the Espanola Police Department and Rio Arriba County Sheriff's Office. Espanola police responded to a stolen vehicle call around 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon.


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