President Donald Trump, looking to put New Mexico in play in 2020

Full credits NBC News By Shannon Pettypiece and Monica Alba RIO RANCHO, N.M. — President Donald Trump, looking to put New Mexico in play in 2020, sought to win over Hispanic voters at a rally here Monday. The president's pitch to Hispanic voters seemed to silo them off from the rest of the electorate, including … Continue reading President Donald Trump, looking to put New Mexico in play in 2020

New Mexico Corrections tried to keep damning report secret

Credits Associated Press SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - The New Mexico Department of Corrections has spent the last six months fighting the release of a 2014 report faulting the agency for not monitoring its inmate medical care contract.The Santa Fe New Mexican reports the document is part of a whistleblower lawsuit filed by the department's … Continue reading New Mexico Corrections tried to keep damning report secret

Teens face felony charges after neighborhood egging incident in Rio Rancho

A high school prank has led to felony charges for a group of teenagers who are accused of using eggs to cause damage to private property.The Rio Rancho Police have charged seven teens between the ages of 18 and 19 after surveillance video captured eggs flying out of two trucks that police say the teens … Continue reading Teens face felony charges after neighborhood egging incident in Rio Rancho

New Mexico gets federal funding for roads and trail projects

SANTA FE. NM. More than two dozen communities across New Mexico will share more than $32 million in federal funding for numerous transportation and recreational trail projects. State transportation officials say the 37 projects will account for more than $41 million in investments over the next four years when leveraged with local dollars and in-kind … Continue reading New Mexico gets federal funding for roads and trail projects

Group of illegal migrants apprehended in New Mexico

Border Patrol agents apprehended a group of 194 illegal immigrants who were traveling together in Antelope Wells, New Mexico. It happened early August 18. The group was comprised primarily of Central American families and unaccompanied juveniles from Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador. At approximately 3 a.m. Sunday, Border Patrol agents encountered the group illegally entering … Continue reading Group of illegal migrants apprehended in New Mexico

Albuquerque company chosen to build border wall in Texas

NEW MEXICO: An Albuquerque based company has been awarded over an $80 million contract to building a stretch of new border wall in Texas. KVIA-TV in El Paso, Texas, reports Southwest Valley Constructors was recently chosen by U.S. Customs and Border Protection to build an 11-miles stretch in Hidalgo County, Texas. Customs and Border Protection … Continue reading Albuquerque company chosen to build border wall in Texas