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Jon Jones due in court to face 2 charges stemming from alleged hostility during drug testing

Jul. 15, 2024 19:09 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — UFC heavyweight champion Jon Jones is due in court to face a pair of misdemeanor charges that stem from a drug test at his New Mexico home in March in which he was accused of being hostile. A bond hearing is scheduled for Wednesday in an Albuquerque court...

Colin Rea pitches 7 innings, Christian Yelich homers in the Brewers' 3-0 victory over the Rockies

Jul. 04, 2024 00:38 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colin Rea pitched seven innings, Christian Yelich homered and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Colorado Rockies 3-0 on Wednesday night. “My delivery felt really good tonight,” Rea said. “It felt like timing was good. ... I felt like we were executing all night.”...

Much of New Mexico is under flood watch after 100 rescued from waters over weekend

Jul. 01, 2024 22:57 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Weather forecasters warned Monday that much of New Mexico faces two more days of elevated threats of dangerous flooding like the walls of water over the weekend that caused severe damage, forced the rescues of 100 people and left parts of one town recently ravaged by...

Severe storm floods basements of Albuquerque City Hall and Police Department

Jun. 30, 2024 15:34 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Albuquerque Police Department headquarters and City Hall have both been damaged from flooding, Mayor Tim Keller said Sunday. According to the National Weather Service, quarter-sized hail and 60 mph wind hit the Albuquerque area late Saturday night. ...

Native American tribe is on a preservation mission as it celebrates trust status for ancestral lands

Jun. 12, 2024 19:21 PM EDT

SANTA ANA PUEBLO, N.M. (AP) — When the sprawling Alamo Ranch first went up for sale nearly a decade ago, it was advertised as a working cattle ranch with incredible wildlife habitat and superb potential for development and recreation not far from New Mexico's largest metropolitan area. ...

National Weather Service forecasts more sweltering heat this week for Phoenix and Las Vegas areas

Jun. 09, 2024 16:30 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — More sweltering heat appears to be headed to parts of Arizona and Nevada this week. The National Weather Service said Sunday that an excessive heat watch is in effect Tuesday through Thursday for the Phoenix metro area plus other portions of south-central and...

Weeklong heat wave loosens grip slightly on US Southwest but forecasters still urge caution

Jun. 08, 2024 15:08 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The weeklong heat wave that baked most of the U.S. Southwest in temperatures well into triple digits is on its last legs, but forecasters are still urging people to be cautious as there will be little relief from the warm weather until monsoon thunderstorms begin to kick...

Las Vegas logs another record-high but weeklong heat wave losing grip on US Southwest

Jun. 08, 2024 01:12 AM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Las Vegas set a new record high again on Friday and Albuquerque tied its high mark, but forecasters said the weeklong heat wave that baked most of the U.S. Southwest earlier than usual in temperatures well into triple digits was on its last legs. Slightly cooler...

New Mexico voters oust incumbents from Legislature with positive implications for paid family leave

Jun. 05, 2024 19:38 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico voters have ousted several incumbent lawmakers in the state's primary election, as ballots were tallied Wednesday. Former school board member and educator Jon Hill of Las Cruces defeated state Rep. Willie Madrid of Chapparal in Tuesday's primary...

District attorney in Alec Baldwin's case wins New Mexico Democratic primary race

Jun. 05, 2024 12:17 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — An incumbent district attorney pursuing an involuntary manslaughter charge against Alec Baldwin fended off a Democratic challenger in New Mexico’s primary election on Tuesday to ensure her reelection. In other results, two Republicans who have stoked Donald...