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Special Prosecutor To Be Appointed To Determine Criminal Charges In New Mexico Police Shooting

On Friday, the District Attorney said that a special prosecutor may soon be appointed to determine whether to press criminal charges against 2 New Mexico police officers after a grand jury ruled that a 2013 shooting of a motorist in Santa Fe was unjustified. On Thursday, the grand jury said that the shooting was not justified but was not asked to rule on whether prosecution was warranted. According to Santa Fe District Attorney Angela Pacheco, she can now appoint a special prosecutor from ...Read more


Interstate 40′s Westbound Off-Ramp Closes After Fatal Accident

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - As a result of the deadly accident that happened there, Interstate 40's westbound off-ramp at 98th Street was closed. A semi and one other vehicle were involved in the crash, according to the police. 1 of the people involved in the crash was taken to a hospital by air and that individual's status was not known. Police told that an individual was killed in the accident, but didn't say whether it was the individual who was taken to the hospital. News Source: www.KOA...Read more


New Mexico Crash of Medical Flight kills 4

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - Authorities told on Thursday that an air ambulance taking a cancer patient to Phoenix crashed shortly after taking off from a southern New Mexico airport due to which 4 individuals travelling in it died. On Wednesday, the twin-engine aircraft left the Las Cruces airport and was reported by witnesses to be flying low when it struck a mesquite tree in a field, flipped and burst into flames, said the New Mexico State Police Lt. James Frietze. An investigator with NTSB, Tom ...Read more


Arizona Man Dies in New Mexico Crash

WAGON MOUND, N.M. - According to New Mexico State Police, an Arizona man was killed in a crash when the vehicle he was travelling in overturned on an interstate. On Thursday, a Ford pickup truck travelling northbound on Interstate 25 about 8 miles north of Wagon Mound rolled, said the authorities. The pickup entered the median and overturned 6 times. 68-year-old Oscar Brown was pronounced dead at the accident spot. 67-year-old Vivian Brown who was driving the vehicle was taken to a hosp...Read more


New Mexico Teenager Dies After Accident in School Parking Lot

LOVINGTON, NM - A New Mexico teen who was taken to Lubbock after sustaining injuries in a crash at her high school parking lot, died later as a result of the injuries. On Wednesday, the crash occurred in Lovington, which is almost an hour and a half southwest of Lubbock. The female student sustained severe head trauma in a vehicle-related crash that happened in the high school parking lot, said the school district. Lovington's superintendent posted a message on the district's website th...Read more


Vigil held for Argyle family killed in New Mexico crash

ARGYLE - On Friday night, a wrong-way accident took the lives of an Argyle family of 4 in northwestern New Mexico. According to the police, their van was hit head-on by a pickup truck that entered uncontrolled into their lane.On Sunday evening, a community filled with heavy hearts gathered at Argyle United Methodist Church to remember the Miller family.Mike and LeAnn Miller and their children, 12-year-old Zoey and 7-year-old Miles, were fixtures at the church. The 4 were returning from a fami...Read more


Family of 4 From Argyle Killed in New Mexico Accident

BLOOMFIELD, N.M. - According to the authorities, a family from Argyle died when their vehicle collided head-on with another vehicle while they were traveling in New Mexico. On Friday, the accident happened at about 9 p.m. on US 550, about 20 miles south of Bloomfield, said New Mexico State Police. Investigators told that 24-year-old Brian Lee became fatigued while driving northbound and crossed the center line. His Ford truck collided with a van travelling southbound. All passengers and th...Read more


27-year-old Arizona man arrested in New Mexico fatal accident

HOBBS, N.M. - According to the Hobbs police, a 27-year-old Arizona man has been taken into custody in a fatal head-on collision due to which 2 individuals died. Keevisen James Gould is accused of 2 counts of homicide by motor vehicle and one count of great bodily harm by motor vehicle. On Friday, the accident happened on Lovington Highway. Those individuals who were killed in the accident were Priscilla Mungia of Hobbs and a 6-year-old child whose identity was withheld. A passenger in G...Read more


Medical Chopper Crash In New Mexico Leaves 3 Dead

On Thursday 17 July, at about 2:48 a.m., 3 individuals died when a Santa Fe-based medical helicopter crashed in rugged, isolated terrain in Eastern New Mexico, according to the state police. The helicopter registered to Arizona-based TriState Care Flight was carrying a pilot and 2 crew members when it crashed near Newkirk, said Lynn Lunsford, spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration. The reason of the crash is under investigation and the names of the victims were not released by t...Read more


Longview Man Killed In Traffic Accident In New Mexico

NEW MEXICO - In New Mexico, a Longview man died in a 2 vehicle traffic accident. On Tuesday at about 12:40 pm, police officers responded to the scene at US Highway 62/180, near milepost 66, according to a report by State police. The accident happened on 8th of July. An investigation was done on the case which revealed that a 2013 Chevrolet pick-up, driven by 28-year-old Hector Morales from Hobbs, New Mexico, was going eastbound when a vehicle driven by 29-year-old Craig Pentland of Longvie...Read more


Suspected Drunk Driver Hits New Mexico Police Officer

A state police officer has been discharged from the hospital after recovering from the injuries he sustained as he was hit by a suspected drunken driver while conducting a traffic stop in southeastern New Mexico. On Saturday, Officer Carlos Verdugo was in his patrol car near an intersection in Hobbs when he was struck by a vehicle driven by 40-year-old Jason Allred, said the State police. Verdugo was reported to be in serious condition at a hospital in Lubbock but according to the state po...Read more


Motorcyclist Killed in Fatal Accident in Northeast Albuquerque

CEDAR CITY, Utah - On Friday night, a motorcyclist died in an accident with another vehicle in northeast Albuquerque. The accident occurred on Montgomery Boulevard just east of Juan Tabo Boulevard. Eastbound lanes of Montgomery in the area were closed by the police on Friday night. The motorcyclist was taken to an area hospital in emergency and he died there. The names of the individuals involved in the accident were not released by the police. News Source: www.KUTV.com...Read more


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