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  1. francesca-estevez-press-conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | KRQE Albuquerque

    As the New Mexico Attorney General's office continues to investigate a possible abuse of power related to state vehicle use by District Attorney Francesca Estevez, there are new questions about damage to other cars under the control of Estevez's office. Documents, photos and video obtained by KRQE News 13 indicate that at least two other vehicles owned by the Sixth Judicial District Attorney's Office have been significantly damaged in prior incidents that may not have been reported to police, and collectively resulted in more than $3,000 in total repairs.

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  2. Police identify body of Silver City manRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Police have identified a man found dead in the Silver City area, but they're still trying to determine how he died and if it was a murder. Robert Wright was found dead near Bear Mountain Road last week.

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  3. Colorado candy manufacturer to move to New MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | KRQE Albuquerque

    The New Mexico Economic Development Department recently announced St. Claire's Organics will move its operations to the village of Santa Clara located near Silver City. Debra St. Claire, founder of St. Claire's Organics, says the decision to relocate was based on New Mexico's welcoming attitude and business friendly environment.

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  4. senator howie moralesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | KRQE Albuquerque

    While the New Mexico Attorney General considers a request to investigate a traffic stop involving a southwest New Mexico district attorney, the state senator requesting that investigation says he's also looking at the idea of new laws for elected officials driving state-owned cars. The idea from Silver City Democratic Senator Howie Morales is to consider drug and alcohol related tests for elected officials after any incident with state vehicle.

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  5. Senator calls for District Attorney Esteveza s resignation, investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | KRQE Albuquerque

    A New Mexico state senator is now calling for the resignation of Grant County District Attorney Francesca Estevez following a traffic stop where police admit they cut Estevez a break. Silver City Democratic Senator Howie Morales is asking for Sixth Judicial District Attorney Estevez to step down and for the New Mexico District Attorney's Office to investigate the June incident where officers let Estevez drive away, even though some officers expressed concerns about her driving and possible impairment.

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  6. Silver City Police wona t fire officers in botched DWI investigation of district attorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | KRQE Albuquerque

    While the Grant County District Attorney Francesca Estevez has denied driving impaired in an accused reckless driving incident that was caught on camera, the Silver City Police Chief now says his officers should have tested the DA. Preceding a Monday news conference about the incident involving four of his department's officers, Silver City Police Chief Ed Reynolds all but admitted that Estevez, the Sixth Judicial District Attorney, got "special treatment" during a June 11 traffic stop.

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  7. Police chief: No charges against District Attorney Estevez in alleged DWI caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | KRQE Albuquerque

    A second New Mexico police chief is now saying that his officers didn't do the right thing while investigating a local district attorney who was caught on camera weaving all over the road. In a phone conversation with KRQE News 13 on Thursday, the Silver City Police Department's Chief Ed Reynolds said his officers "screwed up" in the way they handled a June traffic incident involving the Sixth Judicial District Attorney Francesca Estevez.

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  8. Web Extra: Full police video from DA Francesca Estevez traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | KRQE Albuquerque

    On Saturday, June 11, 2016, New Mexico's Sixth Judicial District Attorney, Francesca Estevez was investigated by Silver City Police and New Mexico State Police after a 911 call reported a reckless, or possibly impaired driver. A nearly six-minute witness video shows Estevez's state-owned vehicle weaving into on-coming traffic and the shoulder of Highway 180, west of Silver City.

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  9. District Attorney Estevez responds to impaired driving accusationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Nearly a month after being recorded weaving across a state highway at a high-speeds and driving away from a traffic stop where one officer claimed she was "loaded," a New Mexico District is respond to allegations that she was driving impaired and that police officers let her go. Jim Foy, the attorney for Sixth Judicial District Attorney Francesca Estevez held a news conference Friday, maintaining Estevez's innocence, while also speaking entire for her.

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  10. WNMU forms a partnershipsa with 2 universities in MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Western New Mexico University has entered agreements with two universities in Mexico to share research and allow students to study on both sides of the border. The Silver City school signed last month an agreement with Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon that outlines collaboration and the possibilities of faculty and student exchanges.

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  11. nmsp chief pete kassetasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | KRQE Albuquerque

    New Mexico's State Police Chief is now publicly addressing his officer's failure to take action after the Sixth Judicial District Attorney Francesca Estevez was let go, despite strange behavior and video showing her car weaving all over the road. "Simply, we didn't do our job," said Chief Pete Kassetas of New Mexico State Police, in a sit down interview with KRQE News 13 on Thursday.

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  12. franchesca estevez investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Did New Mexico police officers give a big break to a district attorney who was caught on camera weaving all over the road? The Silver City Police Department and New Mexico State Police are facing that question now, as newly released witness video and police lapel camera video shows officers likely didn't follow standard procedures while investigating a traffic stop involving the Sixth Judicial District Attorney Francesca Martinez-Estevez. Lapel camera video shows officers were concerned for Estevez's sobriety.

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  13. WNMU to continue recruiting DACA students despite rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | KRQE Albuquerque

    A college in western New Mexico says it will continue to recruit immigrant students living in the country illegally despite Thursday's Supreme Court ruling. Western New Mexico University spokesman Abe Villarreal says the school will remain "an open, accepting university" to all students who want to attend the college.

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  14. KRQE News 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2014 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Young New Mexicans have a chance starting next week to obtain a license to hunt elk this season. The Game and Fish Dep SILVER CITY, N.M. - Forest officials have decided to limit visiting hours at the Catwalk National Recreation Area in southwestern New M ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - An Albuquerque father is facing a child endangerment charge after police say he left a loaded .22 caliber gun with ALBUQUERQUE - Firefighters extinguished an early-morning fire at a residence in Albuquerque on Tuesday.

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  15. New Mexico judge: Teen killer to be sentenced as juvenileRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | KRQE Albuquerque

    In this Nov. 20, 2014, photo, three bighorn sheep race out of the gate into the Santa Catalina mountains, near Pima Canyon in Tucson, Ariz. About 30 bighorn sheep in Yuma will be relocated in an effort to rebuild the herd of bighorn sheep that vanished from the range north of Tucson.

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