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New Mexico Better Newspaper Contest Winners

Nov. 12, 2022 21:03 PM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Press Association recognized the best of New Mexico’s newspaper writing, photography and advertising at the Better Newspaper Contest Banquet on Saturday. The organization handed out awards to newspapers in four divisions: Weekly 2 - for weekly...

Republican concedes race for New Mexico House seat

Nov. 09, 2022 20:19 PM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Incumbent Republican Rep. Yvette Herrell conceded defeat Wednesday in a close-fought race for New Mexico’s 2nd Congressional District, clearing a path toward victory for Democratic challenger Gabe Vasquez. Herrell congratulated Vasquez as more votes were...

Congressional swing district too early to call in New Mexico

Nov. 09, 2022 02:28 AM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Two Democratic congresswomen won reelection to seats in New Mexico on Tuesday while it was too early to call the winner in the state's only other district, defended by incumbent Republican Rep. Yvette Herrell. Herrell was vying for a second term in the 2nd...

2 arrested after Santa Fe woman fatally stabbed with a sword

Nov. 01, 2022 13:19 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A woman and her boyfriend have been arrested in connection with a death in Santa Fe in which the victim was stabbed with a three-foot metal sword, according to authorities. Police said 19-year-old Kiara McCulley and 25-year-old Isaac Apodaca were taken into...

FBI investigates antisemitic mail sent to an advocacy group

Oct. 28, 2022 16:57 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The FBI confirmed Friday that it is investigating a report from a Santa Fe-based environmental advocacy group that it received mail containing antisemitic imagery and a suspicious powdery substance inside. FBI spokesman Frank Fisher said in an email that the...

Prosecutors take charge of probe into Baldwin shooting

Oct. 27, 2022 20:02 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A sheriff's department submitted on Thursday its investigative findings to prosecutors in the death of a cinematographer shot and killed by Alec Baldwin on a film set in New Mexico in October 2021. Santa Fe Sheriff's Office spokesman Juan Ríos said that two...

Santa Fe Archdiocese files plan for $121M abuse settlement

Oct. 12, 2022 14:35 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — In New Mexico, one of the oldest Roman Catholic dioceses in the U.S. has filed its bankruptcy reorganization plan to compensate nearly 400 clergy abuse survivors with more than $121 million. A federal bankruptcy judge in the District of New Mexico will...

Hopi curator to lead New Mexico's Native American art museum

Oct. 12, 2022 13:43 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — An expert in the field of Indigenous art has been named as the executive director of New Mexico’s Museum of Indian Arts & Culture. Pollyanna “Polly” Nordstrand, who is Hopi, will take on her new role next month. She will oversee a team of curators,...

Early and absentee voting begins across New Mexico

Oct. 11, 2022 21:41 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Early voting began Tuesday across New Mexico on a limited scale at county clerk's offices, as election regulators began mailing absentee ballots by request to registered voters. More than a dozen people formed a line to cast ballots outside the Santa Fe County...

Governor voids territorial orders targeting Native Americans

Oct. 10, 2022 19:17 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s governor on Monday voided four pre-statehood proclamations that targeted Native Americans during what was a tumultuous time across the western frontier as federal soldiers tried to defeat Navajos, Apaches and others. Gov. Michelle Lujan...