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Netflix deal could boost all parts of New Mexico

Oct. 13, 2018 7:58 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — While Albuquerque has been named as Netflix's newest production hub, those in the industry say the benefits are likely to reach all parts of New Mexico. In fact, The Santa Fe New Mexican reported earlier this week that Netflix executives have already visited Santa Fe to scout for...

University head recommends covering controversial murals

Oct. 8, 2018 8:47 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A blond-haired, blue-eyed man gazes forward from the decades-old, controversial mural, his arms stretched out holding the hand of a faceless Hispanic man on one side and a faceless Native American on the other. For decades, the Great Depression-era mural on the University of New...

Netflix to bring new US production hub to New Mexico

Oct. 8, 2018 8:33 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Netflix has chosen New Mexico as the site of a new U.S. production hub and is in final negotiations to buy an existing multimillion-dollar studio complex on the edge of the state's largest city, government and corporate leaders announced Monday. It's the company's first purchase of...

The Latest: University head to recommend covering murals

Oct. 8, 2018 6:57 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a set of murals at the University of New Mexico that have been protested for their depictions of Hispanics and Native Americans (all times local): 4:50 p.m. A University of New Mexico official says the school's president and provost want a set of Great Depression-era...

Ex-Border Patrol supervisor pleads guilty in child porn case

Oct. 3, 2018 5:56 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former supervisory U.S. Border Patrol agent has pleaded guilty in New Mexico to a child pornography charge. Federal prosecutors say 46-year-old Jason Christopher Davis of Las Cruces could serve up to 15 years in prison under the plea agreement. Davis pleaded guilty Wednesday in...

Calvert, Gandy-Golden lead Liberty past New Mexico 52-43

Sep. 29, 2018 10:43 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Stephen Calvert threw for 417 yards and three touchdowns to lead Liberty to a 52-43 win over New Mexico on Saturday. And Calvert converted a big third-down play in the fourth quarter with a 50-yard completion to Antonio Gandy-Golden, who finished with a career-high 245 yards; a new...

Priest accused of child sex abuse behind bars pending trial

Sep. 25, 2018 4:30 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former New Mexico priest who fled the U.S. decades ago amid allegations of child sex abuse will await trial behind bars, a federal judge decided Tuesday, as his accusers in the audience applauded. Defense attorney Samuel Winder argued in court that Arthur Perrault was not a...

The Latest: US judge orders priest held on abuse charges

Sep. 25, 2018 2:53 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a former New Mexico priest who fled the U.S. decades ago (all times local): 12:40 p.m. A federal judge has ordered a priest who fled the U.S. decades ago amid allegations of child sex abuse to be held pending trial. U.S. Magistrate Judge Karen Molzen ruled Tuesday...

Fugitive New Mexico priest pleads not guilty to sex abuse

Sep. 21, 2018 7:37 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A fugitive priest who fled the U.S. decades ago amid allegations of child sex abuse has been returned to New Mexico to face charges after being arrested in Morocco last year, federal officials said Friday. Arthur J. Perrault, 80, a former Catholic priest in the Archdiocese of Santa...

The Latest: Fugitive priest pleads not guilty to sex abuse

Sep. 21, 2018 6:02 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a fugitive priest from New Mexico on child sexual abuse charges (all times local): 3:50 p.m. A fugitive priest suspected of child abuse decades ago in New Mexico has pleaded not guilty to seven counts of abuse. Arthur Perrault entered his plea Friday in...