ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A Colorado inmate suspected of being the "Ether Man" serial rapist has been sentenced to 156 years in prison on rape charges in New Mexico. Robert Howard Bruce was sentenced Tuesday in an Albuquerque court after pleading guilty to nine charges of rape. Bruce is serving... more »
HOBBS, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico corrections officers say an inmate escaped his jail cell by breaking a window bar with a razor blade and a Popsicle stick but changed his mind once he got outside. Carlos Garcia told police it took about five months to break the bar on... more »
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The wife of two-time Olympic distance runner Pat Porter confirms her husband, her 15-year-old son and her son's friend died in a fiery plane crash in Sedona, Ariz. Trish Porter said Friday that her 53-year-old husband was piloting the plane that crashed on takeoff Thursday. The... more »
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - A Colorado-based horse advocacy group says a New Mexico company seeking to become nation's first slaughterhouse for horses since 2007 should face fines for violating laws on waste disposal. The Albuquerque Journal reports that state Environment Department received a letter this week from Front Range... more »
SILVER CITY, N.M. (AP) - A search is ongoing for renowned long-distance runner Micah True, who has gone missing near the rugged wilderness of New Mexico's Gila National Forest. Authorities say 60-year-old True, who lived in Colorado, went for a run Tuesday morning and didn't return. True is an accomplished... more »
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) - The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has dropped 9 cents over the past two weeks.
That's according to the Lundberg Survey of fuel prices, released Sunday, which puts the price of a gallon of regular at $3.29.
Midgrade costs an average... more »
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) - A survey says the average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has risen nearly five cents over the past two weeks.
The Lundberg Survey of fuel prices released Sunday puts the price of a gallon of regular at $3.47.
Costs have seen similar... more »
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - This summer's Las Conchas fire in New Mexico scorched tribal lands, threatened Los Alamos and pushed bears into nearby cities. But it somehow spared more than 9,000 marijuana plants in a remote area of Bandelier National Monument.
Officials say no arrests have been made in... more »
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The weekday Christian radio show hosted by failed apocalypse predictor Harold Camping, who suffered a stroke earlier this month, is being taken off the air.
The Oakland Tribune reported Thursday that Camping's Family Radio station would be replacing the 89-year-old's show, Open Forum, with new... more »
ALMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) - A judge has ordered an Alamogordo, N.M., man to immediately take down a billboard that implies his ex-girlfriend had an abortion.
State District Judge James Waylon ruled Thursday in favor of the woman who had sought a protective order after her ex-boyfriend took out the... more »