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New Mexico woman arrested in train death March 30, 2014
ROSEVILLE, Calif. (AP) - Police have arrested three people they call experienced freight train hoppers in connection with the death of a 19-year-old Southern California man last year. The Sacramento Bee reports that 30-year-old Laura Lee Kenner was ... (KOB 4)

New Mexico teen arraigned in 12-year-old's death March 22, 2014
LOS LUNAS, N.M. – A 15-year-old New Mexico teenager accused of stabbing his 12-year-old playmate to death pleaded not guilty Friday to a murder charge. Defense attorney Cindy Mercer entered the plea in a Los Lunas courtroom as the handcuffed ... (FOX News)

Bataan Death March survivor who campaigned to correct historic photo dies at 91 March 22, 2014
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - John E. Love, a Bataan Death March survivor who led a campaign to change the caption on a historic photo from The Associated Press, has died. He was 91. Love died Monday after a long battle with cancer, said Gerry Lightwine ... (CBS News)

Two Las Cruces inmates charged for March 7 stabbing death March 31, 2014
The last inmate killed there was Freddie Sanchez III of Roswell, according to Sun-News archives. He was reportedly strangled. No charges were filed in Sanchez's death, Tomlin said. Molina was serving a 13-year sentence armed robbery, evidence ... (Las Cruces Sun-News)

New Mexico Teen Pleads Not Guilty To Stabbing Death Of Alex Madrid, 12-Year-Old March 22, 2014
LOS LUNAS, N.M. (AP) — A 15-year-old New Mexico teenager accused of stabbing his 12-year-old playmate to death pleaded not guilty Friday to a murder charge. Defense attorney Cindy Mercer entered the plea in a Los Lunas courtroom as the ... (The Huffington Post)

Former New Mexico Gov. visits First State to push for death penalty repeal March 27, 2014
With time running out to abolish Delaware’s death penalty this legislative session, advocates of repeal are ramping up their efforts to move a bill forward that would end capital punishment in the First State. Former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson ... (wdde.org)

Former New Mexico governor Richardson urges state House vote on Delaware death penalty repeal March 27, 2014
DOVER, Delaware — Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson is lending his voice to an effort to repeal the death penalty in Delaware. Richardson, who as governor signed a bill repealing New Mexico's death penalty, visited Legislative Hall on Thursday to ... (The Republic)

Bill Richardson to visit Dover for death penalty repeal March 25, 2014
Now co-chair of the International Commission Against the Death Penalty, Richardson served as New Mexico's governor from 2003 to 2011 ... even if that means suspending the rules and force the bill to a vote. Richardson will hold a press ... (Delaware Online)

Ex-NM governor urges Del. death penalty vote March 27, 2014
DOVER, Del. — Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson is lending his voice to an effort to repeal the death penalty in Delaware. Richardson, who as governor signed a bill repealing New Mexico’s death penalty, visited Legislative Hall on Thursday to call ... (Washington Post)

Obituary - Maria Angelina Baca March 28, 2014
Elwell of Savannah, Georgia. She was preceded in death by all of her grandparents and her father, Albert J. Baca, Sr., formerly of Albuquerque, New Mexico. A viewing and visitation was held Thursday, March 6 at Dickey Mortuary in Fontana. (Fontana Herald News)
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