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Rio Arriba sheriff on job after arrest

SANTA FE – Rio Arriba County Sheriff Tommy Rodella, arrested Friday by the FBI for alleged civil rights violations, confirmed Tuesday that he won’t take a leave of absence while the case is pending.

Remains found on reservation ID’d

Federal authorities have identified skeletal remains that were found more than two years ago on the Navajo reservation, and they’re asking for the public’s help in finding out how the person died.

Conference to aid vets who have PTSD

A state agency and other groups are hosting a free conference in Albuquerque to help veterans and their families cope with post-traumatic stress disorder.

Immigrant activists plan border walk

ANTHONY, N.M. – Immigrant advocates say they are planning a 100-mile walk along the border in New Mexico and Texas to protest the use of military-style patrols.

Utility completes plans for upgrade

ROSWELL – A transmission loop that provides the Roswell area with electricity will be getting a major upgrade now that Xcel Energy has completed its plans.

6-year-old Colorado boy drowns in lake

AZTEC – Authorities in northwestern New Mexico say a Colorado boy drowned while on a family outing to celebrate his birthday.