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Recent rain allows forests in US Southwest to reopen

Jun. 23, 2022 18:02 PM EDT

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — Some national forests in Arizona and New Mexico are relaxing fire restrictions and reopening, thanks to a strong start to the annual rainy season in the southwest U.S. The monsoon has delivered much-needed moisture to the parched region and relief from...

New Mexico man gets 2 life in prison terms for 2009 murders

Jun. 06, 2022 19:14 PM EDT

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man convicted in a 2009 double homicide case has been sentenced to two consecutive life prison terms. Prosecutors said 49-year-old Robert Chavez’s sentences will run consecutive with previous sentences, including a 26-year prison term for drug...