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Teen planned to shoot ex-girlfriend at school, documents say

Feb. 15, 2019 6:26 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A note found in a 16-year-old boy's pocket indicated that he had planned to kill his ex-girlfriend and others on Valentine's Day, when he fired a gunshot inside his high school, according to documents filed by authorities in court. No one was injured in the shooting that happened...

Police: Teen charged after gunshot at New Mexico high school

Feb. 14, 2019 7:52 PM EST

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — A 16-year-old student suspected of opening fire inside a high school in suburban Albuquerque was charged Thursday with attempting to commit murder and carrying a deadly weapon on school grounds, police said. The shooting, in which no one was injured, came on the anniversary of the...

Volaris to offer flight from Albuquerque to Chihuahua

Feb. 10, 2019 10:51 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Volaris Airlines has announced it will offer a non-stop flight from the Albuquerque International Sunport to Chihuahua, Mexico, beginning in June. The Albuquerque Journal reports Mexico-based low-cost airline offer flights Tuesdays and Thursdays from both cities. Volaris began...

Police suspect New Mexico blast that killed 1 was suicide

Feb. 5, 2019 6:26 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police said Tuesday they suspect a man who died in an explosion behind an Albuquerque, New Mexico, strip mall intended to kill himself. The improvised device exploded Monday in an alley near a busy intersection, killing one man. No one else was injured in the afternoon blast that...

'Improvised explosion' hits New Mexico strip mall, kills 1

Feb. 5, 2019 12:38 AM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An "improvised explosion" detonated in an alley behind a strip mall in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Monday and killed a man authorities believe was responsible for the device, police said. Albuquerque Police Chief Michael Geier said at a news conference the blast didn't appear to be...

The Latest: 'Improvised explosion' kills 1 in Albuquerque

Feb. 5, 2019 12:32 AM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on an explosion in Albuquerque, New Mexico (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Police say an "improvised explosion" detonated in an alley behind a strip mall in Albuquerque, New Mexico, has killed a man believed to be behind the device. Albuquerque Police Chief Michael Geier...

New Mexico ceremony marks 'horrible' discovery of bodies

Feb. 2, 2019 7:01 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The notes are written on paper tags, tributes to the nine women, two teenage girls and unborn child found buried 10 years ago atop a New Mexico mesa. One bears a stick-figure angel and a message from a woman who says the victims watch over her. Another expresses hope that...

Migrant with flesh-eating bacteria detained at US border

Jan. 25, 2019 9:39 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man among a group of migrants detained in a desolate part of New Mexico near the border with Mexico has been diagnosed as infected with flesh-eating bacteria, the U.S. Border Patrol said Friday. The man was taken to a hospital in recent days after telling a federal agent that he...

US panel hears arguments in nuclear waste storage case

Jan. 23, 2019 6:19 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Environmentalists and nuclear watchdog groups raised dozens of objections Wednesday to an application filed by a New Jersey-based company seeking to build a multibillion-dollar facility in southeastern New Mexico to temporarily store spent nuclear fuel from commercial reactors...

Second skier dies in aftermath of New Mexico avalanche

Jan. 21, 2019 9:17 PM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A second person died from injuries sustained in an avalanche last week at a northern New Mexico ski resort, relatives and a hospital official said Monday. The deceased skier was identified by family as 22-year-old Corey Borg-Massanari of Vail, Colorado, who had moved to Colorado from...