If convicted, a former Belen police detective could spend 10 years in federal prison for allegedly beating a suspect while in his custody.
A Gallup woman was injured over the weekend after hitting a wandering cow on N.M. 6 Friday night.
When Mike Moreno first walked into the Harvey House Museum in 2010, his initial intentions weren't altruistic — he just wanted to feel better.
Less than a year after voters approved the incorporation of Rio Communities and four months after it officially became a city, several residents have initiated a petition that would return it to the county.
Tibo Chavez was many things to many people — a lawyer and a lawmaker, a herbalist and a historian, an author and an agriculturalist, a politician and a public servant.
A man who shot and killed his cousin five years ago wanted to be released from jail and be placed on house arrest, but instead, a district court judge sentenced him Tuesday to the maximum of 16 years in prison.
After 15 years of deciding the fate of literally thousands of people, Magistrate Danny Hawkes has decided it's time to hang up his robe, turn in his gavel and retire.
Protecting the residents of Rio Communities from crime without cutting into Belen's police coverage is the dilemma officials from both municipalities grappled with Tuesday at the first of several collaborative workshops.
Valencia County commissioners decided to take the advice of their legal counsel and sent a proposed land-use ordinance for parts of Tomé and Adelino back to the planning and zoning commission before taking action.
If you drive on public roads, depend on police and firefighters to respond in your time of need or simply expect your public library to be open, you may not worry about what pays for those services.
Three months after the city of Rio Communities officially incorporated, the city council passed four new ordinances — or laws — for its citizens.
A government's most fundamental responsibility is to protect its residents.
Every day, there are public servants who help save people from fires, help put out fires and they go to sites where something bad happens, such as car accidents, structure fires, heart attacks, strokes and other events that might need attendance by firefighters.
Two weeks after the 25th anniversary of Tara Calico's disappearance, Valencia County Sheriff Louis Burkhard has formed a task force of local, state and federal law enforcement agencies to take another look at the case.
A Valencia County grand jury has indicted an 18-year-old man for shooting and killing a father and daughter last month in Jarales.
Several people have been arrested and charged with two separate commercial burglaries that cost the owners thousands of dollars worth of lost inventory.
The Valencia County Sheriff's Office recently joined two other local law enforcement agencies in offering the public a new way to learn about crime in the community.
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In an effort to help revitalize downtown Belen, a resource team from the New Mexico MainStreet Program recently visited the Hub City to see what's here and to offer their expertise and guidance for the future.
When Belen native and filmmaker Melinda Esquibel read a News-Bulletin article about possible new developments in the Tara Calico disappearance, she wanted to know more.