ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - The Albuquerque police officer accused of tazing, beating and stepping on a man he was trying to arrest is expected to face a judge Thursday afternoon.
A pretrial conference is set for Connor Rice.
Rice is charged with aggravated battery.
Investigators say lapel camera video caught him and two other officers being too rough on the people they were arresting.
Rice was placed on administrative leave. The other officers were placed on desk duty.
The New Mexico State Police officer who fired at a minivan full of children during a chaotic traffic stop has been suspended.
While the roads were looking clearer Friday morning in the Albuquerque area, appearances can be deceiving
Four and a half years after he went to prison, former state senate leader Manny Aragon is out.
A suspected meth kingpin the FBI thought might be hiding out in New Mexico has been captured.
The popular Capulin Snow Play Area near Sandia Peak will be closed for the second year in a row.
While the roads were looking clearer late Thursday afternoon in the Albuquerque area, they could get dangerous again as temperatures drop later in the evening.