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LATINO BLOTTER: Uncle Sentenced for Tattooing 3-Year-Old

LATINO BLOTTER: Uncle Sentenced for Tattooing 3-Year-Old

A New Mexico man was sentenced last week after being convicted of tattooing a toddler. Cruz Tenorio of Kewa Pueblo, New Mexico was sentenced to six months in federal continue reading »

Should New Mexico Prepare for More Drone Testing?

Should New Mexico Prepare for More Drone Testing?

The use of drones is a hot-button issue across the country, but only New Mexico is home to the lone flight test center approved by the Federal Aviation Administration. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Father, Son Arrested in Shooting Death of 8-Year-Old

LATINO BLOTTER: Father, Son Arrested in Shooting Death of 8-Year-Old

A father and son in New Mexico were arrested for allegedly opening fire on a vehicle and killing an 8-year-old girl. David Candelaria Sr., 45, and his son David Candelaria Jr., 23, were each arrested over th continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: New Mexico Man Arrested for Driving Drunk, Crashing…While Having Sex

LATINO BLOTTER: New Mexico Man Arrested for Driving Drunk, Crashing…While Having Sex

A New Mexico man is in serious trouble after police say he crashed while having sex while driving drunk. Luis Briones, 25, was reportedly driving drunk and having sex when he ran a red light a continue reading »

UPDATE:  Albuquerque Church Stabbing Assailant in Custody, Formally Charged

UPDATE:  Albuquerque Church Stabbing Assailant in Custody, Formally Charged

Albuquerque police have arrested 24-year-old Lawrence Capener for the multiple stabbing incident at the St. Judas Thaddeus Church yesterday afternoon. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Church Goers Stabbed, 2 Critically at New Mexico Catholic Church

JUST IN:  Church Goers Stabbed, 2 Critically at New Mexico Catholic Church

New Mexico authorities in Albuquerque are investigating a multiple stabbing incident at the St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic church. continue reading »

New Mexico Man Attempts to Pay Prostitute with McDonald Meal

New Mexico Man Attempts to Pay Prostitute with McDonald Meal

New Mexico trucker Donald Jones, 58, is in trouble with authorities for trying to pay for sex with his McDonald’s meal and we are sure McDonald’s Corp is not happy with the publicity. continue reading »

Latino Blotter:  Obsessed Toe Eating Domestic Abuser Arrested Again

Latino Blotter:  Obsessed Toe Eating Domestic Abuser Arrested Again

In weird news, Daniel Anaya is back behind bars for trying to bit off the toes of his ex-girlfriend, the very crime he was arrested for in February. continue reading »

Special Restaurant in Albuquerque Serves Food, Hugs, and Inspiration

Special Restaurant in Albuquerque Serves Food, Hugs, and Inspiration

Tim's Place, a restaurant in Albuquerque, probably has great food, but what makes it newsworthy is its inspiring owner. Tim Harris is the owner of Tim's Place and is known for greeting his customers with hugs. According to The Huffington Post, Harris is the first person with Down syndrome to own a restaurant. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Former US Air Force Sergeant Gets 80 Months for Child Porn

A federal judge Thursday sentenced a former U.S. Air Force sergeant to 80 months in prison followed by a lifetime of supervised release for his child pornography conviction. continue reading »

Author Benjamin Sáenz First Latino to Win Prestigious Pen/Faulkner Award

Author Benjamin Sáenz First Latino to Win Prestigious Pen/Faulkner Award

Mexican-American author and former priest Benjamin Alire Saenz is the first Latino to win the prestigious PEN/Faulkner literary award. continue reading »

Santa Fe Drunk Driver Sues Drinking Buddy, Restaurants for Serving Him

Santa Fe Drunk Driver Sues Drinking Buddy, Restaurants for Serving Him

A New Mexico man is suing both his drinking buddy at two restaurants after he killed two people while driving drunk. On Wednesday, James Ruiz, 37, filed a lawsuit in New Mexico District Court claiming his fri continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: After Biting Off Person’s Finger, Man is Hit by Car

LATINO BLOTTER: After Biting Off Person’s Finger, Man is Hit by Car

A New Mexico man was arrested this week after he bit off part of another man’s pinky and was hit by a car. When 23-year-old Leandro Sage hit his girlfriend, her brother, 25-year-old Robert Martinez stepped in to defend her. continue reading »

NM Mom and Her Kids Found to Have 1,000 Pounds of Pot Inside Their Car

NM Mom and Her Kids Found to Have 1,000 Pounds of Pot Inside Their Car

In bizarre news narco news Palma Lyon of New Mexico was arrested while driving her two kids with over 1,000 pounds of pot inside her pick-up truck. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Man Breaks Into Ex-GF’s Apartment, Bites Her Toe

LATINO BLOTTER: Man Breaks Into Ex-GF’s Apartment, Bites Her Toe

A New Mexico man is accused of breaking into his ex-girlfriend’s apartment and biting her. On February 3rd, shoe salesman Daniel Anaya, 27, allegedly broke i continue reading »