BERNALILLO, N.M. — Along the irrigation canal that cuts through this centuries-old New Mexico town, a small group of churchgoers gathers to recite the rosary before tossing rose petals into the water.
Remnants of a tradition that stretches back to the days of Spanish explorers, the humble offerings are aimed at blessing this year’s meager irrigation season and easing a relentless drought that continues to march across New Mexico and much of the western half of the U.S.
ROSWELL, N.M. — Tim Sappington is ready to buy horses for Valley Meat Co., which is seeking to open the first U.S. horse slaughterhouse since 2007. Right now he’s the only paid employee, and he puts his money where his mouth is.
Last updated Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 6:04pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Former Sen. Pete Domenici has disclosed that he fathered a secret child in the 1970s with the 24-year-old daughter of one of his Senate colleagues — a startling revelation for a politician with a reputation as an upstanding family man.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The New Mexico teenager accused of gunning down five family members over the weekend ambushed his father as he returned home from an overnight shift at a rescue mission, then reloaded his rifles and planned to go to a Wal-Mart and randomly shoot people, authorities said Tuesday.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- The New Mexico teenager accused of fatally shooting his
parents and three younger siblings told authorities he was annoyed with
his mother and had been having homicidal and suicidal thoughts,
according to a probable cause statement.
SANTA FE, N.M. — A family can’t bring damage claims in New Mexico against an out-of-state funeral home that placed a relative’s brain in a casket with an embalmed body shipped to New Mexico, the state Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday.
ROSWELL, N.M. — Felix Baumgartner stood alone at the edge of space, poised in the open doorway of a capsule suspended above Earth and wondering if he would make it back alive. Twenty four miles below him, millions of people were right there with him, watching on the Internet and marveling at the wonder of the moment.
ROSWELL, N.M. — Extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner canceled his planned death-defying 23-mile free fall Tuesday because of high winds, the second time this week he was forced to postpone his quest to be the first supersonic skydiver.
ROSWELL, N.M. — Plans for extreme athlete and skydiver Felix Baumgartner to make a death-defying, 23-mile free fall into the southeastern New Mexico desert were on hold Tuesday morning due to winds, but his team was still hoping the weather would clear in time to make the jump.