Friday, October 17, 2014 - 11:31am

Statewide News

Perry Not First to Link Abortion Regs, Rivers Death

Gov. Rick Perry drew media attention around the world Sunday when he suggested comedian Joan Rivers might not have died had a measure similar to one that implemented new regulations on Texas abortion clinics been put into place in New York.

NM Department of Health confirms first West Nile death of 2014

The New Mexico Department of Health announced today that an 89-year-old man from Lea County has died from West Nile virus infection. This is the first fatality due to West Nile virus in New Mexico in 2014.

Texas SpaceX facility might land first human on Mars

Calling South Texas the new frontier of space, Gov.

Floods force evacuations in Carlsbad

Dozens of Carlsbad, New Mexico residents got a knock on their door about 1:30 Monday morning from emergency crews, asking people to evacuate.

Alamogordo 911 lines down, emergency calls routed through Roswell

A fiber optic line to the City of Alamogordo was damaged around 1 p.m. Monday afternoon, causing all 911 lines to the Alamogordo Police Department to go down.

American Red Cross provides shelter in Carlsbad due to flooding

The American Red Cross in Southeastern New Mexico is continuing to respond to community needs due to flooding from heavy rains.

Heavy rain causes Pecos River to overflow, widespread flooding

Heavy rain in Pecos, Texas has caused the Pecos River to overflow it's banks, causing widespread flooding and sending dangerous debris downstream.

Analysis: Contenders' dreams of political buzzer shots

Before every election, trailing candidates often start talking about winning campaigns of the past — from Abraham Lincoln to Ann Richards — that were running behind

Push to repeal DREAM Act could face GOP criticism

If elected lieutenant governor in November, state Sen.

Albuquerque elephants celebrate birthdays

This is a busy time of year for the ABQ BioPark Zoo, as two of the youngest residents celebrate their birthdays.

At UH, a push for tier one prompts praise and questions


Perry says he still supports in-state tuition law


In debate, Davis takes aim at Abbott as he targets Obama

EDINBURG — Using the first gubernatorial debate to go on the attack Friday night, Wendy Davis slammed Republican

Body of missing Travis County Sheriff's Deputy found

The body of Travis County Senior Depuy Jessica Holls was pulled from Lake Austin Friday.