ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - An airman at Kirtland Air Force Base has been arrested for allegedly soliciting a child for sex.
Kirtland officials confirm Darin Slater, 26, is a staff sergeant with the 58th Special Operations Wing.
He's originally from Washington state.
Albuquerque police arrested Slater on Wednesday after they say he started talking online with what he thought was a 12-year-old girl.
Undercover officers say Slater then started a conversation about sex and arranged to meet the girl. When he showed up he was arrested.
The girl was actually an undercover officer.
At last report he remained in the Bernalillo County Detention Center under a $50,000 bond, according to online jail records.
A District Court judge has ordered city leaders respond to a petition filed by an animal activist on the city's trap-neuter-return approach of managing feral cats.
Police responded to dozens of weather-related crashes in only a matter of hours Sunday.
A small plane crashed at about 8 a.m. Sunday morning on the Canyon Rim Trail near N.M. 502 and the entrance of Los Alamos.
Sunday night in Albuquerque and around the world people gathered for candlelight vigils to remember the loss of their children.
Department of Agriculture officials are warning customers to not get burned when buying firewood.
Church groups, parents and teachers met Sunday at the 20th annual Albuquerque Interfaith Convention. State education reform was their central focus.