Tag: New Mexico

Gun rights group sues New Mexico governor over gun violence order

Gun rights group sues New Mexico governor over gun violence order

In a dramatic showdown over Second Amendment rights, the National Association for Gun Rights has filed a lawsuit against New Mexico’s Democratic Governor, Michelle Lujan Grisham, and the state’s Health Secretary, Patrick Allen. The lawsuit comes in response to Governor Lujan Grisham’s issuance of an emergency order, declaring gun violence a public health emergency in […]

New Mexico Shooting: Suspect dead, 3 people killed, and 6 injured

New Mexico Shooting: Suspect dead, 3 people killed, and 6 injured

At least three people were killed, and six were injured, including two police officers, in Farmington, New Mexico, on Monday, shortly before law enforcement fatally shot the 18-year-old suspect, authorities said. The suspect was “confronted and killed on the scene” and had at least three guns – including an AR-15-style rifle. Law enforcement says the suspect appeared to target victims at random as he roamed the Farmington neighborhood firing at homes, cars, and other targets before police shot him dead.

Ex-GOP House Candidate Arrested in Shootings at Four Democrats’ Homes

Ex-GOP House Candidate Arrested in Shootings at Four Democrats’ Homes

Solomon Peña, a former Republican House candidate from New Mexico, was arrested Monday for allegedly orchestrating a string of drive-by shootings that targeted four Democratic leaders in the state, Albuquerque police say. Peña, who lost his 2022 race to incumbent Rep. Miguel P. Garcia (D) and claimed election fraud following his defeat, paid four men to shoot at the homes of two county commissioners and two state legislators and even involved himself in one of the shootings, Albuquerque police acting commander, Kyle Hartsock, said yesterday at a news conference.

Heat Wave Continues In 27 States
Across The Country

Heat Wave Continues In 27 States
Across The Country

According to multiple weather reports, a third of the United States population will continue to go through record-breaking temperatures and will be put under heat advisories. ABC News states that a “heat dome” will be anticipated to bring up to 100 degree weather to parts of the south as well as portions of the midwest.

Takeaways from June 7th Primaries

Takeaways from June 7th Primaries

Tuesday’s primary elections occurred in 7 states including California, Iowa, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, New Jersey, and South Dakota. While some of the winners will not be fully decided for days or even weeks as mail-in ballots are still counted, there are still several important takeaways from the results so far.

Teachers in Uniform

Teachers in Uniform

Estancia, New Mexico, is one of the many cities that New Mexico employed to have National Guard troops teaching in classrooms. New Mexico shared National Guard staff in the education industry because there had been a shortage of teachers when the pandemic hit. Many teachers quit teaching in school because of the complications over teaching on Zoom, ongrowing depression, or to keep themselves safe from spreading the disease.

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