ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Gov. Susana Martinez says New Mexico is facing a crisis and soon will not be able to sign checks or pay contracts and that employee furloughs are possible. She outlined the state's dire fiscal situation during a luncheon with business leaders, real estate professionals and others Monday in Albuquerque.
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) - Police in Roswell have issued an arrest warrant for an imprisoned man suspected of killing two brothers nearly 12 years ago. They say 33-year-old Gabriel Thyberg is believed to have fatally shot 50-year-old Reynaldo Jimenez and 54-year-old Robert Jimenez in the kitchen of their east Roswell home in May 2005. Police say Thyberg allegedly was angry that the brothers had previously refused to give him heroin when he didn't have the money to pay for it.
TULAROSA, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico residents living near the test site of the first atomic bomb plan to hold a demonstration as visitors caravan to the Trinity Site for a tour. The Alamogordo Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/2nx64Ug) that the Tularosa Basin Downwinders advocacy group will be protesting Saturday.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A Navajo Nation man has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the killing of another Navajo man who was stabbed during a fight when he went to the aid of a woman who was his friend and the other man's girlfriend. The U.S. Attorney's Office says 23-year-old Nochise Martinez will be sentenced to four years in prison after pleading guilty Monday in federal court in Albuquerque.
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