A special needs educational assistant at Belen High School is sitting behind bars, charged with allegedly having a sexual relationship with one of her students, sending him provocative pictures and serving him alcohol.
For many, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a time for service and remembrance. Roughly three dozen people in the community came to the Heart of Belen Plaza Monday to enjoy musical performances and speeches, honoring and celebrating King's message.
Mike Moreno is proud to have grown up and to live in Belen, a city to which he gives his time, his labor and his heart. Moreno was named the Greater Belen Chamber of Commerce's Citizen of the Year at Saturday's annual installation banquet.
The Bosque Farms Police Department arrested a Peralta couple last week on charges of child abuse, tampering with evidence and felony drug charges.
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As Los Lunas Fire Chief Atalino "Lito" Chavez gazes around his office at photographs, certificates of appreciation and a host of other memorabilia commemorating his 38 years in the fire service, he hesitates for a moment.
Whether it's building a tent from a couple of blankets and a sofa or sneaking them that extra cookie or two or getting that extra long hug from those tiny but strong arms, being a grandparent is one of the most amazing milestones everyone should cherish.
A local funeral director is fired up after the Belen City Council unanimously approved a special-use zone permit for a crematory in the Hub City.
Members of two different families getting a bite to eat at McDonald's in Bosque Farms were accosted by two men who wanted to take cuts in line last week.
As Global Fashion Technologies plans on setting up shop in the old Solo Cup manufacturing plant south of Rio Communities, the city of Belen is doing what it can to help the company.
The state of New Mexico was merely 2 years old when Manuel Chavez was born. That same year, Charlie Chaplin debuted his Tramp character on the big screen and Babe Ruth played in his first professional baseball game as a pitcher.
Well it's December! And this holiday season has crept up upon us once again. It's that time of the year when everybody is getting into the festive and holiday spirit.
The third time just might be the charm for Robert Noblin's plan to bring a crematorium to the city of Belen.
When Denise Romero first joined the Los Lunas Police Department in 2000, she was content with retiring as a patrol officer. But now 13 years later, she's resigning from the force as a detective sergeant.
After more than 40 years, the Bugg Lights display will continue to attract thousands and thousands of holiday revelers throughout New Mexico but this time in Belen.
A 16-year-old boy lost his life Saturday afternoon when the motorcycle he was driving was hit by an SUV, allegedly by a woman who was driving while intoxicated.
A Tomé woman is behind bars on a $500,000 cash-only bond on charges of stabbing and killing her boyfriend.
Residents, business owners and others were not too happy Monday when two key issues to be decided upon by the Belen Planning and Zoning Commission couldn't be heard because three of the five commissioners did not show up for the meeting.