LAS CRUCES (KRQE) - Protesters picketed outside a hunting convention Saturday in Las Cruces.
The animal rights activists protested outside the 2013 Predator Masters Annual Hunt and Convention, held at the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum.
Protesters say they wanted to bring attention to a state proposal that would ban predator hunting contests.
They say that they were outraged over an unrelated coyote hunting contest in Valencia County last year.
A state lawmaker has now introduced a bill aiming to ban animal killing contests, like the coyote hunt.
Predator Masters Executive Director Jeff Mock said his nonprofit organization is not having an organized hunt nor are they holding a contest.
The attorney for a state cop fired last week for shooting at a minivan full of kids tells News 13 her client deserves his job back.
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.