ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - An anti-abortion group says it has turned in enough signatures to force a public vote on banning late-term abortions in Albuquerque.
Activists have handed over 27,000 signatures to the city clerk.
The office is combing through them all to make sure about 13,000 of them are from valid, registered voters so the measure can make it on the October ballot.
The ordinance is just like a bill passed in Texas that bans abortions after 20 weeks.
But the city says even if Albuquerque voters approve it, state law would override it.
Albuquerque police have obtained an arrest warrant for the many investigators say held up a Home Depot store last month.
A Sandoval County sheriff's deputy is in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle while he was directing traffic at an earlier snow-related crash on Interstate 25.
It's been steadily snowing in Albuquerque all morning as the majority of New Mexico feels the effects of the snow and dropping temperatures.
As the first week of December arrived, so did a storm bringing snow, ice and freezing temperatures.
Today’s top weather and news stories with Elizabeth Alvarez, Matt Mauro and meteorologist Kristen Van Dyke.
Meeting 211 goes to the University of New Mexico Lobos. The Lobos and New Mexico State renewed their rivalry on a basketball court Wednesday night with the Lobos winning 79 to 70.