New Mexico

Pierson Hill

Conservationists are having a mixed reaction to a proposal from federal wildlife officials to protect critical habitats of endangered garter snakes in Arizona and New Mexico.


A May 1 bond hearing has been scheduled in Flagstaff for an Air Force airman charged in the death of a Sunday school teacher who had been living in New Mexico.

Confirmed COVID-19 infections surpassed 1,000 across New Mexico over the weekend as the pandemic claimed two more lives and tightened its grip over the Navajo Nation in the northwest of the state.


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.