Study On ‘Trinity Test’ Cancer Risks To Be Published Next Year

August 6, 2018 2:27 pm
Study On ‘Trinity Test’ Cancer Risks To Be Published Next Year

ALBUQUERQUE — (AP) The National Cancer Institute says its long-anticipated study into the cancer risks of New Mexico residents living near the site of the world’s first atomic bomb test likely will be published in 2019. Institute spokesman Michael Levin told The Associated Press that researchers are examining data on […]

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Federal Judge Declares Albuquerque’s Vehicle Seizure Program Unconstitutional

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ALBUQUERQUE — Federal judge James O. Browning found that seizing property from those suspected of a crime, even before a legal judgment had been rendered, violated the property owner’s legal right to the presumption of innocence. The law placed the burden on citizens to absolve themselves from crimes of which […]

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Ties to Donald Trump haunt GOP candidate for New Mexico governor

July 31, 2018 3:19 pm
U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce, R-NM, speaks at tax reform forum at the National Hispanic Cultural Center Saturday, April 14, 2018 in Albuquerque. AP Photo by Russell Contreras, The Associated Press

SANTA FE — Republicans are pinning their hopes for keeping hold of the governor’s office in New Mexico on a mild-mannered congressman who helped Donald Trump win his district along the U.S. border with Mexico. Trump still lost the statewide vote in New Mexico by 8 percentage points. U.S. Rep. […]

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Libertarian US Senate hopeful in New Mexico to quit race

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Libertarian US Senate hopeful in New Mexico to quit race

ALBUQUERQUE — According to reports from Associated Press and KOAT, former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson said he is considering entering the U.S. Senate race now that Libertarian candidate Aubrey Dunn announced Monday he is withdrawing from the race and is requesting Johnson to replace him. “From the polling we’ve […]

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Retired Supreme Court Justice Edward Chávez Named Chairman Of Bernalillo County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council

July 30, 2018 4:08 pm
Retired Supreme Court Justice Edward Chávez Named Chairman Of Bernalillo County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council

ALBUQUERQUE – Retired Supreme Court Justice Edward Chávez was elected today as chairperson of the Bernalillo County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (BCCJCC), which has helped develop reforms in the criminal justice system under way in Albuquerque. Second Judicial District Court Chief Judge Nan Nash will serve as vice chair of […]

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State Supreme Court Affirms Convictions In Double Murder In Valencia County

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SANTA FE – The state Supreme Court today unanimously upheld the convictions of a Valencia County man for the fatal shootings of a father and daughter and wounding of the mother in 2013. Jordan Hurd was convicted of two counts of first-degree murder for the deaths of Wesley Hobbsand his […]

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