ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The University of New Mexico says former basketball coach Steve Alford will pay $300,000 and forgo some bonuses to get out of his contract. The school says there are still some final details that have to be resolved, but it sees the agreement as favorable.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Police are looking for three men who robbed a licensed medical marijuana distributor in Santa Fe. Sheriff's deputies say the men tied up two workers at New Mexico Top Organics during the robbery yesterday morning. No one was hurt.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico's unemployment rate declined last month to 6.7%, down from 6.9% in March. The Department of Workforce Solutions says the job growth was boosted by an increase of 1,800 new jobs in the construction industry.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A Manzano High School senior will be graduating with a 5.0 GPA. Katherine Cordwell plans to go to the University of Maryland and major in math. Albuquerque Public Schools officials say that's the highest GPA earned by a student in the district's history.
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