LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - Virgin Galactic is beginning to ramp up activity in southern New Mexico in a sign of preparation for future space flights from Spaceport America north of Las Cruces.
The Las Cruces Sun-News reports some British-based staff has relocated to Las Cruces, Virgin Galactic has advertised some new jobs and the company has announced it's leasing office space in the city.
New Mexico Space Grant Consortium director Pat Hynes says the relocation of Virgin Galactic staff to Las Cruces is significant because it means Virgin Galactic head Richard Branson is following through on his commitment to base operations from New Mexico.
Information from: Las Cruces Sun-News
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An Albuquerque Police officer involved shooting over the weekend marks the fifth since late October and city officials are taking notice.
A woman was stolen from her daughter's car, a woman who died more than five years ago.
Albuquerque police shot and killed a man Sunday night after responding to an assault call near UNM.
Deputies were led on a chase around 4 p.m. Monday after a person called 911 to report their vehicle had been stolen and was being driven recklessly around Albuquerque.
New Mexico could have hundreds of millions of dollars more to spend as legislators get ready to put together next year's budget in the upcoming legislative session.
Organizers of the Gildan New Mexico Bowl are hoping to shed the disappointing attendance numbers that weighed down the event last year when the Colorado State Rams and the Washington State Cougars face off Dec. 21.