ALGODONES, N.M. (AP) - Authorities say southbound traffic on a stretch of Interstate 25 north of Albuquerque is being detoured following a shooting involving a suspect and at least one law enforcement officer. A New Mexico State Police spokesman says initial information indicates the shooting Tuesday morning at Algodones (ahl-goh-DOHN'-ehz) occurred during a traffic stop of a vehicle reported as stolen.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Authorities say mosquitoes capable of transmitting the Zika virus have been found in New Mexico's Otero and Hidalgo counties. New Mexico Department of Health officials say there have not been any identified human cases of Zika virus in either county to date. Ten cases of Zika virus disease were reported in New Mexico last year. Aedes mosquitoes previously have been trapped and identified in eight counties around New Mexico
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - New results show New Mexico student reading tests scores across the state rose slightly, but math scores remain stagnant. Numbers released Monday show around 29 percent of students tested this spring are proficient or better in reading and about 20 percent are proficient or better in math. That was a slight jump for reading scores in 2017 while math results fell .2 percentage points.
WAGON MOUND, N.M. (AP) - A small school district in northeastern New Mexico is locked in a legal battle with its superintendent after an ineligible board member voted on her contract. A two-month Las Vegas Optic investigation found (https://goo.gl/hAhxaJ) the Wagon Mound Public Schools board had two ineligible board members within the past three years, further complicating the ongoing court fight.
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