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Congress validates Biden’s election victory; Trump promises ‘orderly transition’

WASHINGTON — Angry supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday in a chaotic protest aimed at thwarting a peaceful transfer of power, forcing lawmakers to be rushed...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Chaos, violence, mockery as mob occupies Congress

WASHINGTON — “Where are they?” a Trump supporter demanded in a crowd of dozens roaming the halls of the Capitol, bearing Trump flags and pounding on doors. They — lawmakers, staff members and more...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado county clerk posts voter fraud claims, no evidence

GRAND JUNCTION – A Colorado county clerk posted claims of voter fraud without providing evidence and despite assurances from election officials nationwide that the November election was safe and...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Legislators eye minimum sick leave, anti-discrimination law

SANTA FE – New Mexico legislators unveiled initiatives on issues ranging from minimum sick-day requirements as a precaution against contagions in the workplace to halting discrimination based on...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Albuquerque City Council approves hair discrimination ban

ALBUQUERQUE – City officials in New Mexico have voted in favor of an ordinance prohibiting race-based discrimination against hair texture and hairstyles in schools and the workplace. Albuquerque...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado prison population fell in 2020, increase expected

DENVER – Colorado has significantly lowered its state prison population in the past year, but analysts expect the number of inmates will increase again. The state said the inmate population has...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Virus relief fund taken offline after raising $23 million

DENVER – A statewide relief fund for those in need because of the coronavirus pandemic has been taken offline after raising nearly $23 million since March. The Colorado COVID Relief Fund website...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

230K New Mexicans sign up on state vaccine registration site

SANTA FE – More than 230,000 New Mexicans have signed up since the state launched its vaccination registration website two weeks ago, state health officials said Monday. The New Mexico Department...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Graffiti-damaged pandemic mural spurs Santa Fe conversation

SANTA FE – Two Santa Fe art groups say they’ll complete and debut a mural designed to bring people together during the pandemic, despite graffiti damage found on it just before Christmas. KRQE-TV...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

USPS reports spate of armed mail thefts in Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE, – A postal official says authorities in New Mexico are investigating a spate of unusual armed mail robberies in recent months in the Albuquerque and Santa Fe areas, an official said....

DATE: Jan. 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Date unknown for reopening Colorado lake closed by wildfire

GRAND JUNCTION – Colorado officials are uncertain when public access will be restored to a popular lake area that was closed after a wildfire struck last year. The Daily Sentinel reports that...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two Pueblo County deputies injured in standoff with suspect

PUEBLO – The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office said two deputies were shot and injured during a standoff Friday in Pueblo West. The suspect is now in custody. Officials said deputies tried to contact...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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