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Family: New Mexico avalanche victim was Massachusetts native

Jan. 19, 2019 12:21 PM EST

MANSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Relatives say a 26-year-old man who died in an avalanche at a New Mexico ski resort was a Massachusetts native who was on an annual ski trip with his father. The mother and sister of Matthew Zonghetti say he was the person killed Thursday at Taos Ski Valley. Authorities say a second...

PBS films tackles Native American links to rock, blues, jazz

Jan. 19, 2019 10:21 AM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — As a child, Fred Lincoln "Link" Wray, Jr. hid under a bed when the Ku Klux Klan came to his parent's home in rural North Carolina. Racist groups often targeted the poor family of Shawnee Native American ancestry as the Wrays endured segregation in the American South just like...

Border Patrol arrests 376 who dug under barrier in Arizona

Jan. 18, 2019 8:16 PM EST

SAN LUIS, Ariz. (AP) — A group of 376 Central Americans was arrested in southwest Arizona, the vast majority of them families who dug short, shallow holes under a barrier to cross the border, authorities said Friday. The group dug under a steel barrier in seven spots about 10 miles (16 kilometers) east of...

The Latest: Another migrant group smuggled to New Mexico

Jan. 18, 2019 8:09 PM EST

SAN LUIS, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on groups of immigrants apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 5:10 p.m. U.S. authorities say 115 migrants smuggled to a border crossing in New Mexico are the second large group of Central Americans encountered by agents at the remote port of entry in as...

Hospital CEO: Victim of New Mexico avalanche has died

Jan. 18, 2019 12:21 PM EST

TAOS, N.M. (AP) — A 22-year-old man died after being pulled from snow that crashed down a mountainside during an avalanche at a New Mexico ski resort, a hospital official said. The man, whose name was not released, had been taken to Holy Cross Medical Center in Taos, but CEO Bill Patten said he couldn't...

New Mexico State dominates Seattle 87-60

Jan. 18, 2019 12:29 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Eli Chuha had 13 points and 10 rebounds on Thursday night and New Mexico State beat Seattle 87-60. JoJo Zamora and Terrell Brown added 12 points each for the Aggies (14-4, 3-1 Western Athletic Conference), who won their third straight. New Mexico State never trailed in the game and outscored...

New Mexico ski resort says 2 rescued from avalanche

Jan. 17, 2019 9:04 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An avalanche rushed down a mountainside at a New Mexico ski resort on Thursday, injuring two people who were pulled from the snow after a roughly 20-minute rescue effort, a resort spokesman said. The avalanche near the highest peak of Taos Ski Valley happened around 11:30 a.m.,...

The Latest: 2 taken to hospitals after New Mexico avalanche

Jan. 17, 2019 5:32 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on an avalanche at a New Mexico ski resort (all times local): 3:25 p.m. A New Mexico ski resort says two people are being taken to hospitals after they were pulled from an avalanche near its highest summit. Chris Stagg, a spokesman for Taos Ski Valley, says no other...

Battles expected in many states over abortion-related bills

Jan. 16, 2019 7:12 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — On each side of the abortion debate, legislators and activists emboldened by recent political developments plan to push aggressively in many states this year for bills high on their wish lists: either seeking to impose near-total bans on abortion or guaranteeing women's access to the...

McDaniels scores 24, Watson 21 in SDSU's 97-77 win vs Lobos

Jan. 16, 2019 2:02 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego State made New Mexico pay for playing zone defense the whole game. Once again needing a pick-me-up after a tough loss, the Aztecs got it by beating the Lobos 97-77 on Tuesday night. Jalen McDaniels had 24 points and 11 rebounds while freshman Aguek Arop made a 65-foot shot at the...