Fossil of plant-eating reptile found in southern New Mexico

The New Mexico Museum of Natural History says the earliest known example of a plant-eating reptile has been found in the fossil record in southern New Mexico
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Democrat Torres Small wins US House seat in New Mexico

Democrat Xochitl Torres Small has won an open U.S. House seat representing southern New Mexico's 2nd District in a closely watched race
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Candidates aim to keep up high profile of New Mexico auditor

The office of the state auditor in New Mexico has served as a springboard for aspiring politicians and has made headlines for some of its special investigations
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New Mexico House GOP hopeful spurns debate invitations

Voters in a closely watched southern New Mexico U.S. House race likely won't get a chance to see a televised debate after the GOP hopeful ignored invites and re
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Police: Man fatally shot after pointing shotgun at officer

New Mexico authorities say a state police officer fatally shot an Alamogordo man after the man pointed a shotgun at the officer
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New Mexico Dem outraises GOP hopeful in key US House race

Federal documents show Democrat Xochitl Torres Small raised more than three times as Republican Yvette Herrell in a closely watched U.S. House race in southern
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Authorities investigate police shooting in Alamogordo

New Mexico authorities say an Alamogordo man is dead after being shot by a state police officer
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Holloman AFB being shifted to Air Force training command

Supervision of Holloman Air Force Base and the 49th Wing assigned to the southern New Mexico base is being shifted from one Air Force command to another
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FBI: Solar observatory closed after child porn case opened

An observatory in the mountains of southern New Mexico that mysteriously closed earlier this month appears to be linked to a child pornography investigation
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New Mexico bighorn sheep face relocation near Alamogordo

New Mexico wildlife officials are hoping to relocate 40 to 60 desert bighorn sheep to the Sacramento Mountains _ an area where the animal has been absent for ne
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Alamogordo man survives rollover, then fatally struck by car

Authorities say an Alamogordo man is dead after surviving a rollover crash and then getting fatally struck by a passing car
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New Mexico observatory closed for security reasons to reopen

An observatory in the mountains of southern New Mexico that had been closed since early September because of an undisclosed security concern is now scheduled to
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Officials shed little light on closure of solar observatory

An observatory in the mountains of southern New Mexico that is dedicated unlocking the mysteries of the sun has found itself at the center of a mystery that is
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BC-NM--New Mexico Coverage Advisory, NM

BC-NM--New Mexico Coverage Advisory, NM
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Alamogordo superintendent resigns after high school gets 'F'

Alamogordo Superintendent Adrianne Salas has stepped down amid pressure following two schools receiving "F" grades from the state
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New Mexico has a plan for re-establishing bighorn sheep

New Mexico wildlife managers are considering a proposal to re-establish desert bighorn sheep in another mountain range in southern New Mexico
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State Supreme Court rules inmate can face 2011 murder charge

The New Mexico Supreme Court has ruled that an inmate sentenced to prison for racketeering can be separately prosecuted for murder and other offenses that serve
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State Police investigating shooting by Otero County deputies

New Mexico State Police say they're investigating a deputy-involved shooting that has left one suspect wounded
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Hearing officer balks at proposed route for power lines

Backers of a $2 billion high-voltage power line project say they'll continue to try to win regulatory approval of a proposed route through seven New Mexico coun
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Border Patrol agents rescue 71-year-old hiker in New Mexico

U.S. Border Patrol agents say they have rescued a 71-year-old man who was lost and dehydrated on a hike east of Alamogordo
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Proposal would shift F-16 unit to Air Guard base in Tucson

The U.S. Air Force wants to move an F-16 fighter squadron that trains Taiwanese pilots from one base in Arizona to another
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New Mexico man who fed wildlife at his home bitten by bear

Officials say a 70-year-old southern New Mexico man who regularly fed wildlife at his home suffered multiple injuries when he was bitten by a bear as he stepped
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Authorities probing cyber attack against city of Alamogordo

Authorities are investigating a possible cyber attack against the city of Alamogordo
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New Mexico approves rules for industrial hemp cultivation

The New Mexico State University Board of Regents has approved a rule to govern the industrial cultivation of hemp starting next year
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