Man who escaped from Colorado prison 46 years ago was living in New Mexico under fake name, FBI says

SANTA FE, N.M. A man who escaped from a Colorado state prison in 1974 is now back in custody, 46 years later.The FBI has announced that Luis Archuleta, 77, also known as Lawrence Pusateri, was arrested Wednesday. Authorities found him in Española, NM, where he had been living for almost four decades under the name … Continue reading Man who escaped from Colorado prison 46 years ago was living in New Mexico under fake name, FBI says

New mexico businesses have closed

Closed businesses for COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, closure sign on retail store window banner background. Government shutdown of restaurants, shopping stores, non essential services. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. A new report shows just how many businesses are having to close down because of the COVID-19 pandemic.Yelp recently released their Q2 Yelp Economic Average report, and found that nationally, … Continue reading New mexico businesses have closed

Lawsuit over business closures heads to New Mexico Supreme Court

The New Mexico Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Aug. 4 on whether the state can fine businesses that violate emergency public health orders spurred by the coronavirus pandemic.A number of businesses sued Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and two Cabinet secretaries in May, when many stores were still closed because of the state's public health … Continue reading Lawsuit over business closures heads to New Mexico Supreme Court

New Mexico restaurant vandalized with racial slurs; police investigating as a hate crime

A hate crime investigation is underway after vandals defaced the walls of a Santa Fe, New Mexico, restaurant with white supremacist messages and racial slurs, local authorities reported.The vandals also ransacked some of the restaurant's furniture.India Palace restaurant owner Baljit Singh found his eatery defaced with phrases like "White Power," "Trump 2020" and "F--- BLM" … Continue reading New Mexico restaurant vandalized with racial slurs; police investigating as a hate crime

7 new deaths, 115 additional positive COVID-19 cases reported in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE: The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) reported 7 additional COVID-19-related deaths in the state on Friday.The latest deaths include:A male in his 70s from Bernalillo County. The individual had underlying medical conditions and was a resident of the La Vida Llena facility in Albuquerque.A female in her 80s from Bernalillo County. The individual … Continue reading 7 new deaths, 115 additional positive COVID-19 cases reported in New Mexico