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Hilburn trial delayed; 911 tape appeal

Days before the trial of a boy accused of killing his father was to begin, District Court Judge George Eichwald agreed to allow the defense to appeal a decision about a critical piece of evidence to the New Mexico Court of Appeals.

Hilburn trial delayed

District Judge George Eichwald has granted a defense request for an interlocutory appeal in the Benjamin Hilburn case, delaying the trial that was scheduled to begin on Monday. The attorneys…[Read more]

Man pleads no contest to second-degree murder

After spending nearly five years incarcerated in the Valencia County Detention Center accused of shooting and killing 56-year-old Joseph Montoya, Edward Jude Baca has pleaded no contest to second-degree murder.

Suspect hits LLPD unit

Police are searching for a man who rammed a police vehicle after he was stopped for a traffic violation Sunday night.

Shoemaker resigns from Peralta Council

Ginger Shoemaker: Resigns from council

After serving a little more than a year on the Peralta Town Council, Ginger Shoemaker has decided to resign her position in hopes to finally retire and spend more time with her husband.