SAN RAFAEL, N.M. (AP) - Authorities say one person is dead following a shooting by police in Cibola County northwestern New Mexico. New Mexico State Police say the shooting occurred Friday at a residence in San Rafael near Grants when State Police and Albuquerque Police Department officers attempted to contact a wanted person.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico state police officers are planning a series of sobriety checkpoints around the state. Officials say the checkpoints and advertising highlighting the state's enforcement efforts are aimed at reducing alcohol-related fatalities. State figures show 113 people died in alcohol-related crashes in the first four months of the year.
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - Las Cruces officials say dozens of rented goats is having success in reducing brush and other vegetation along a nearly 3-mile-long dam in the southern New Mexico city. The Las Cruces Sun-News (https://goo.gl/Q0Vezf) reports the herd of goats started at one end of the dam about a year ago and have gradually moved toward the other end while enclosed by a movable fence.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Two people suspected in the death of an Albuquerque woman have been convicted by a Valencia County jury. Prosecutors say Shane Foster was convicted Thursday of second-degree murder with a firearms enhancement, tampering with evidence and conspiracy to tamper with evidence. They say Renee Foster was convicted of tampering with evidence and conspiracy to tamper with evidence. Sentencing dates haven't been set yet.
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