ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - A former death row inmate from Florida spoke Wednesday at the University of New Mexico School of Law.
Juan Melendez was to talk about his 18 years spent on death row for a crime he did not commit.
Melendez was convicted of a 1983 murder but freed in January 2002 after it was discovered police withheld evidence.
That hidden evidence included a taped confession.
Melendez has been an advocate against the death penalty ever since his release.
Fallout from a New Mexico State Police dash-cam video continues as dozens took their frustration to the street Sunday, hoping their protest can help a fired officer get his job back.
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.
Albuquerque's famous Bugg Lights Christmas can now be seen every night until Christmas Eve.
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