Superintendent Karen Trujillo struck and killed while walking her dogs

LAS CRUCES, NM- Las Cruces Public Schools Superintendent Karen Trujillo died Thursday evening after being struck by a vehicle while walking her dogs, her family confirmed Thursday night.Las Cruces police responded at approximately 5:30 p.m. to the report of a vehicle crash on the 1200 block of Edgewood Avenue in Las Cruces. According to police, … Continue reading Superintendent Karen Trujillo struck and killed while walking her dogs

Cathedral will resume Mass on Ash Wednesday in Santa Fe

The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi will resume in-person Mass on Ash Wednesday, church officials announced Thursday.The announcement came a day after the state loosened COVID-19 restrictions in Santa Fe County, which has seen an improvement in its test positivity rate.Parishioners have not been permitted to worship inside the downtown cathedral since late … Continue reading Cathedral will resume Mass on Ash Wednesday in Santa Fe

New Mexico State Police officer shot and killed on highway

DEMING, N.M. New Mexico was in mourning Friday over the shooting death of a State Police officer in a highway-stop confrontation linked by authorities to drug trafficking that touched off a 40-mile police chase. Officials say the attacker was killed in a shootout with police at Las Cruces, where another officer was wounded.The officer killed … Continue reading New Mexico State Police officer shot and killed on highway

NM Senate panel endorses repeal of ‘antiquated’ abortion ban

A bill to repeal a half-century-old law that criminalizes abortion in New Mexico cleared its first committee hearing Monday after emotional and sometimes rousing testimony from people on opposite sides of the contentious issue.On a 5-3 party-line vote favoring Democrats, the state Senate’s Health and Public Affairs Committee endorsed the legislation following a three-hour virtual … Continue reading NM Senate panel endorses repeal of ‘antiquated’ abortion ban

New Mexico Teens hopeful vaccine will mean return to normal

After nearly a year of isolation — time away from loved ones, online learning rather than in-person schooling and no sports team practices — the Academy for Technology and the Classics sophomore hopes the vaccine, which began rolling out last month, will provide a new beginning that prioritizes better protection for her community.“It is very … Continue reading New Mexico Teens hopeful vaccine will mean return to normal

Storage problem causes loss of 75 vaccine doses in New Mexico

The state confirmed Tuesday it had to discard 75 doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine because of potential overheating during delivery to a Clayton hospital.It was unclear how troublesome the loss of the vaccine would be for the state, given the limited volume of 17,550 doses New Mexico has received this week for front-line medical workers. … Continue reading Storage problem causes loss of 75 vaccine doses in New Mexico

Netflix Commits $1 Billion More In New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE: New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller and Netflix Co-CEO Ted Sarandos are announcing that Netflix will boost its presence in the state by expanding its ABQ Studios and committing to an additional $1 billion in production spending.The Studio expansion will add 300 acres to the company’s existing studios, located in … Continue reading Netflix Commits $1 Billion More In New Mexico