New Mexico


NOTE: Navajo Nation officials have updated numbers of COVID-19 since this story was written and as of Tuesday evening say there are 49 cases on the reservation. 

Navajo Nation health officials have confirmed 10 more cases of COVID-19 on the reservation.

(McKinley County Sheriff via AP)

A Gallup, New Mexico area man convicted of extreme animal cruelty in the killing of his dog has a warrant out for his arrest after failing to begin serving a prison sentence that authorities sought to make an example of his case.

New Mexico has stopped issuing medical marijuana enrollment cards to people who live outside the state but will soon allow nonresident patients enrolled in other state programs to buy pot.

A proposal to legalize recreational marijuana through the New Mexico Legislature has been rejected by a Senate committee after an excoriating critique from the panel's Democratic chairman. 

A New Mexico jail is no longer allowing family and friends to speak to detainees on site and will offer only off-site phone or online video chats.