ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - Conservation groups are using a new strategy to fight back against coyote and prairie dog killing contests in the state.
They have sent a list of suggested nicknames for the state to the New Mexico Tourism Department.
After a two-week online survey, the favorite among the names are "Land of Entrapment,"
''The Thrill-Kill State" and "New Mexico: We'll Blow You Away!"
The groups are asking the tourism department, as protector and promoter of New Mexico's image, to support future legislation banning cruel treatment of wildlife and ensure the state lives up to the nickname "Land of Enchantment."
After getting out of federal prison early this week it looks like former state Sen. Manny Aragón isn't at a halfway house after all. He's back at his own house in the South Valley.
The owner and an employee of a local smoke shop are in federal custody accused of selling spice at the Rio Rancho store.
The New Mexico State Police officer who fired his weapon at van filled with kids during a traffic stop gone bad has been fired.
The civil case filed against former cop Levi Chavez in the gunshot death of his wife is coming to an end without a trial.
Could there be a serial dog snatcher in Roswell?
New Mexico is at the beginning of a deep freeze, and state officials are paying close attention.