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  1. DA Francesca Estevez pleads guilty to reckless driving, disorderly conductRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Two years after witness video showed District Attorney Francesca Estevez weaving across a southwest New Mexico highway, Estevez has now pleaded guilty. The DA representing Grant, Hidalgo and Luna counties, Estevez took a plea deal in the criminal case Monday afternoon, pleading guilty to one count of reckless driving and two counts of disorderly conduct.

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  2. Arizona museum seeks donations to preserve stolen painting found in New MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | KRQE Albuquerque

    A museum is asking for donations to help preserve a painting that turned up in a New Mexico antique shop more than 30 years after it was stolen. Following its theft in 1985, its whereabouts remained a mystery.

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  3. Holloman AFB airspace expansion met with economic, safety concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Holloman Air Force Base is eyeing another area to expand its training, and yet another community is saying, "not in our area." "The news over the last few days kind of tells you that this sort of readiness, qualification and proficiency is extremely necessary," said Deputy Chief of Airfield Operation Training Ed Chupein.

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  4. Lawmaker fights plans to allow fighter jet training over Grant CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Holloman Air Force is looking to expand its flying area to accommodate its new fleet of F-16s. However, the idea has been met with opposition in areas being considered, including Truth or Consequences, Roswell and Silver City.

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  5. Judge dismisses, changes charges in DA Francesca Estevez criminal caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | KRQE Albuquerque

    A southwest New Mexico district attorney who's accused of abusing her power was unable convince a judge Tuesday to drop most of the ethics charges against her. The district attorney representing Grant, Hidalgo and Luna counties, Estevez is facing a criminal case stemming from a 2016 driving incident, where Estevez was behind the wheel of a state-owned vehicle.

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  6. Arizona police shooting of Daniel Shaver draws New Mexico civil rights lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | KRQE Albuquerque

    A controversial Arizona police shooting of an unarmed man has prompted a former New Mexico woman to file a federal lawsuit over what happened to her during and after the confrontation. A former Silver City resident, Monique Portillo, is suing several Mesa, Arizona, police officers tied to the 2016 shooting death of Daniel Shaver.

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  7. New Mexico lawmakers seek to protect net neutralityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Two Democratic state lawmakers in New Mexico have proposed consumer protection legislation in response to the Federal Communications Commission's repeal of net-neutrality rules. The FCC last month repealed Obama-era rules and gave internet services providers a free hand to slow or block websites and apps as they see fit or charge more for faster speeds.

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  8. New Mexico Senior care services no longer on the chopping blockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2018 | KRQE Albuquerque

    After concerns about a major disruption of senior services for tens of thousands of elderly New Mexicans. The state has changed its tune.

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  9. Hundreds fewer bills filed so far this legislative sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Lawmakers are shuffling through nearly 300 pieces of legislation as week one of the 30-day session comes to a close. That number, however, is significantly smaller than in years past.

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  10. Lawmakers quickly pass bill to keep traveling nurses in New MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | KRQE Albuquerque

    It's not often something moves this quickly through the Roundhouse and onto the governor's desk, but a push to keep New Mexico from losing nurses did just that. Wednesday afternoon, the Senate raced pass the Nurse Licensure Compact bill.

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  11. DA accused of reckless driving, prosecutors ask to move trial to Las CrucesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | KRQE Albuquerque

    The Grant County District Attorney charged with reckless driving and ethics violations doesn't think she can get a fair trial in Silver City and neither do prosecutors. The charges stem from the now infamous traffic stop of Francesca Estevez in 2016.

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  12. December 29th Morning Rush: Bernalillo County settles 3 MDC lawsuits...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2017 | KRQE Albuquerque

    According to the Journal, the county entered into these settlements in the months leading up to Officer Eric Allen's indictment by a grand jury on battery charges. That indictment stemmed from an incident two years ago with inmate Joe Barela, in which Allen allegedly orders fellow inmates to "hurt" Barela.

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  13. Lawmaker wants to raise cigarette taxes to support New Mexico classroomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2017 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Democrat Howie Morales from Silver City says it would bring in $89 million every year that would go straight into New Mexico classrooms. If the legislature passes the bill, a pack of cigarettes would cost around $8.50 a pack.

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  14. New Mexico elementary teacher accused of voyeurismRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Authorities say a teacher from southwestern New Mexico is facing a felony charge of voyeurism over allegations he used his cellphone to take inappropriate photos of students. New Mexico State Police say 38-year-old Frank Ramos Arias of Bayard was arrested Friday and booked into the Grant County jail.

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  15. Garcia Holmes, Morales enter races for lieutenant governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | KRQE Albuquerque

    State Sen. Howie Morales is running for the Democratic nomination in a crowded primary race. Michele Garcia Holmes will seek the Republican nomination, with no other current contenders.

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  16. Judge allows prosecutors to examine flat tire in case against Silver City DARead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | KRQE Albuquerque

    It all started last year when Francesca Estevez, the Grant County District Attorney, was caught on camera speeding and weaving along a highway near Silver City. Prosecutors demanded the defense fork over that tire for examination, along with a receipt from when Estevez used government money to replace it.

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  17. DA accused of reckless driving refuses to turn over evidence to prosecutorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | KRQE Albuquerque

    The New Mexico District Attorney charged with reckless driving in her work car - and charged with misusing that government car - is refusing to give prosecutors a key piece of evidence. Last year, Grant County District Attorney Francesca Estevez was caught on video weaving and speeding on a highway near Silver City on an off-day in her work Dodge Charger.

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  18. November 9th Morning Rush: Authorities review video of Texas church shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | KRQE Albuquerque

    The attack was caught on the regular recording of the church's Sunday service. Wednesday night President Mike Pence attended a memorial service near Sutherland Springs.

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  19. Mystery continues over who stole famous painting found in New MexicoRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2017 | KRQE Albuquerque

    It's a mystery that would make a great movie. A famous painting stolen from a museum more than thirty years ago, found inside a New Mexico couple's home after their death.

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  20. Two dead in Silver City flash floodRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2017 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Silver City Police and Silver City Fire Department responded to a call around 1:52 a.m. Saturday of a car being stuck in the San Vicente Arroyo, where the creek passes under Highway 180.

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