Police: Woman Killed in Edgewood Crash After Driver Fell Asleep in Other Car

November 13, 2019

An Albuquerque woman is facing vehicular homicide charges after police say she fell asleep behind the wheel and crashed into another vehicle near Edgewood, killing a woman.

Española man faces trial on charge of raping 13-year-old girl

November 12, 2019

TIERRA AMARILLA — A state district judge in Rio Arriba County on Tuesday scheduled a March trial for a man accused of raping a 13-year-old girl.


Santa Fe Man Charged with Child Abuse After Infant Son Found Chewing on Xanax

November 12, 2019

A Santa Fe man has been arrested on suspicion of child abuse after his 9-month-old baby was found with a Xanax pill in his mouth early Saturday morning, police said.

Judge Rules Brothers Will Have Separate Trials in Dixon Homicides

October 30, 2019

A state district judge has decided two brothers accused of fatally shooting three people in May 2018 at a home near Dixon will have separate trials in January.

Española Man Sentenced to 6 Years in Fatal Crash

October 29, 2019

Elias Arellano had his community behind him when he was sentenced Tuesday to a six-year prison term for causing a fatal crash in 2017 that killed an Albuquerque woman.

Nicholas Ortiz Gets 25 Years in 2011 Slayings of El Rancho Family

October 28, 2019

State District Judge Francis J. Mathew sentenced Nicholas Ortiz to 25 years in prison Monday for murdering three members of an El Rancho family with a five-pound mattock on Father’s Day 2011.

Second Suspect in Santa Fe Rape Case Surrenders

October 25, 2019

A second man accused of raping a 15-year-old girl turned himself in to Santa Fe police Friday evening, ending a search Deputy Chief Paul Joye said.

75-Year Sentence Sought in Northern New Mexico Triple Murder

October 25, 2019

State prosecutors are asking a judge to sentence Nicholas Ortiz to 75 years in prison for slaying three members of Northern New Mexico family with a pickax on Father’s Day in 2011 when he was 16.

Arrest Made in Teen Rape Case

October 25, 2019

Santa Fe police have arrested one of two men accused of raping a 15-year-old girl earlier this month.

New Mexico Inmate Gets Additional 20 Years in Guard Attack

October 23, 2019

A state District Court judge has sentenced the second of two prison inmates to an additional 20 years for attempting to kill a corrections officer at the penitentiary south of Santa Fe.

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