Oregon man reunited with missing cat found 1,200 miles away, 5 years after it vanished

Viktor Usov, of Portland, Oregon, was reunited with his cat Sasha Tuesday after the Santa Fe Animal Shelter convinced him that they had indeed found the cat he’d lost five years ago.

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Jayme Closs’ kidnapper gets in fight at New Mexico prison, video shows

The Wisconsin man who kidnapped Jayme Closs and murdered her parents was captured on newly-released surveillance video getting into a brawl at a New Mexico state prison after a fellow inmate apparently asked him about what he’d done.

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NM boy catches 42-pound catfish

A 9-year-old boy caught a 42-pound catfish over the weekend after it put up a fight for several minutes.

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New Mexico-Air Force football game postponed following New Mexico player’s death

Saturday’s scheduled college football game between the U.S. Air Force Academy and the University of New Mexico has been postponed following the death of a New Mexico player.

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2 dead, 14 injured following New Mexico Navajo religious ceremony: report

At least two people died and more than a dozen others were injured during a Navajo religious ceremony held over the weekend on a reserve in New Mexico, according to a report.

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New Mexico quarterback accused of exposing himself to woman on campus, suspended indefinitely

New Mexico quarterback Sheriron Jones was suspended indefinitely Wednesday days after he was accused of exposing and inappropriately touching himself in front of a woman on campus.

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Vietnam Marine veteran in New Mexico hospice care reunites with beloved dog one last time

A New Mexico man who served with the Marines in Vietnam said a final goodbye last week to the beloved dog he had to put up for adoption when he entered hospice care.

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‘Lady and the Tramp’ remake casts shelter dog in lead role

An Arizona shelter dog will make its debut on the big screen as the lead role in Disney’s live-action remake of the popular 1955 animated movie, “Lady and the Tramp.”

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New Mexico woman diagnosed with West Nile virus in state’s first human case this year

A New Mexico woman has been diagnosed with West Nile virus, marking the first human case of the mosquito-borne ailment in the state this year. 

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Witness against violent New Mexico prison gang gunned down outside home

A former member of a violent New Mexico prison gang who testified against some of its members last year was shot and killed outside his home earlier this week, authorities said.

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Police: New Mexico woman orders food, tells server ‘this one’s on God’ before fleeing

A New Mexico woman told a Sonic fast food server “this one’s on God” when he asked her for payment Monday before fleeing the restaurant with her order, authorities said.

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Convicted kidnapper of Jayme Closs, killer of her parents, moved to New Mexico prison: report

Jake Patterson, the 22-year-old man who was sentenced to life in prison in May for killing a Wisconsin couple and holding their 13-year-old daughter captive for nearly three months, has been moved to a prison in New Mexico, according to reports.

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New Mexico construction worker saves baby, toddler from burning building

A New Mexico construction worker is being hailed a hero for saving a two-month-old girl and a young boy from a burning building Friday, according to a report.

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New Mexico construction worker saves baby, toddler from burning building

A New Mexico construction worker is being hailed a hero for saving a two-month-old girl and a young boy from a burning building Friday, according to a report.

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Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking case draws his New Mexico ranch into investigation

A sprawling desert ranch south of Santa Fe is tied to a New Mexico state attorney general investigation targeting financier Jeffrey Epstein, according to reports.

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New Mexico parents charged with child abuse after missing appointments for baby who had liver transplant: report

A New Mexico mother and father are facing child abuse charges for their alleged failure to provide their 1-year-old son with medication and take him to follow-up appointments after his liver transplant, according to a report.

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Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged sex trafficking involved locations in NY, Virgin Islands, Florida, NM ranch: attorney

Billionaire financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein is due in court Monday following an arrest on new charges that he trafficked young girls across state lines including New York, the Virgin Islands, Florida and a ranch in New Mexico, acc…

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New Mexico sheriff officer allegedly ‘jokingly’ tased his co-worker in the groin: reports

A New Mexico sheriff’s officer is facing scrutiny after surveillance video released Friday showed he allegedly used his issued taser to stun his co-worker, a jail deputy, in the groin.

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2 firefighters have life-threatening injuries after fireworks explosion near Roswell

At least 12 firefighters were injured — two of them critically — after a fireworks explosion south of Roswell, New Mexico State Police reported.

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College Board president pushing ‘adversity score’ is same man behind controversial Common Core program

The College Board president behind the recent decision to assign applicants an “adversity score” is the same man who peddled Common Core, one of the colossal failures of the U.S. educational system. 

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