(KRQE NEWS 13) - A sex book and a date in a park were enough for the New Mexico Supreme Court to reprimand an Albuquerque judge for his courtroom behavior Tuesday afternoon.
As of 5:57 p.m. - Traders pushed shares higher Tuesday after minutes from the latest Federal Reserve meeting kept hope alive that the central bank would take more action to stimulate the econom y.
As of 5:18 p.m. - The severed head of the lead Mexican investigator in the Falcon Lake case, Rolando Armando Flores Villegas, was delivered Tuesday in a suitcase to the Mexican military, Texas Rep. Aaron Pena told CNN.
As of 5:09 p.m. - Albuquerque police have identified the man shot and killed by a young woman Saturday near 12th Street and Marquette Avenue NW.
As of 4:37 p.m. - Freelance courtroom artist Pat Lopez drew the sketch of Maj. Nadal Malik Hasan in the Fort Hood courtroom Tuesday morning. She speaks of his "sick" and "frail" appearance .
As of 4:28 p.m. - The president of the Navajo Nation says he'll appeal a court decision that allows a referendum to elect tribal judges to remain on the November ballot.
As of 3:46 p.m. - A Florida congressman casts his foe as a religious extremist, "Taliban Dan." A challenger in West Virginia stresses a lawmaker's Arab-American ancestry as shadowy and foreign. Other candidates are nothing but liars, misers, cheaters, even traitors , judging by the 30-second TV attacks.
As of 3:43 p.m. - Investigators have determined a car explosion that nearly killed a Torrance County man was an accident.
As of 2:03 p.m. - A federal judge issued a worldwide injunction Tuesday stopping enforcement of the "don't ask, don't tell" policy , ending the U.S. military's 17-year-old ban on openly gay troops.
As of 2 p.m. - One of the tallest creatures in the world is calling Clovis home.
As of 1:41 p.m. - For most Americans at risk of losing their homes, the brutal business of foreclosure goes on .
As of 1:37 p.m. - Pet of the Week: Jo Jo . If you're interested in Jo Jo or any other furry four-legged friend, call Animal Humane at (505) 255-5523.
As of 1:22 p.m. - A strengthening Hurricane Paula roared toward Mexico's resort-dotted Yucatan Peninsul a on Tuesday.
As of 1:19 p.m. - Middday Webcast : Kristen Van Dyke's forecast. Explosion that burned Moriarty man working on his car caused by gas fumes from fuel tank. State Police seize about 1,600 marijuana plants growing on ranch near Santa Rosa.
As of 1 p.m. - The New Mexico Lobos are bringing back three starters and six letter-winners from its 2010 conference-champion team. Yet, it was BYU and San Diego State receiving most of the first place votes from the Mountain West media members.
As of 12:55 p.m. - A military hearing to determine whether an Army psychiatrist should go to trial for a deadly shooting rampage at Fort Hood was abruptly adjourned Tuesday when defense attorneys asked for a nearly month-long delay.
As of 12:51 p.m. - A public open house is planned Wednesday to detail and discuss the ongoing transformation of Lead and Coal avenues from three-lane thoroughfares to slower, narrower two-lane parkways.
As of 12:37 p.m. - An argument between two students at the Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute on Albuquerque's Westside ended with one of them being stabbed.
As of 12:26 p.m. - An aerial photo taken months before a gigantic reservoir unleashed torrents of toxic sludge shows a faint red trail trickling through the container wall adding to evidence that inspectors may have missed warning signs .
As of 12:22 p.m. - Producing Asian medicinal herbs for local practicioners is the focus of an organic-growers workshop to be held Oct. 28 in Santa Fe.
As of 12:01 p.m. - More than 42,000 voters in Bernalillo County are not waiting for Election Day and have already either voted absentee or requested absentee ballots.
As of 11:53 a.m. - New Mexico regulators began hearing more testimony Tuesday on whether the state should designate streams, lakes and wetlands in wilderness areas as "outstanding national resource waters."
As of 11:22 a.m. - Two lanes on eastbound Interstate 40 are open again at 12th Street after the cleanup of hydraulic fluid spil l.
As of 10:52 a.m. - New Mexico State Police said they've seized about 1,600 marijuana plants at a plantation they found west of Santa Rosa.
As of 10:30 a.m. - An Albuquerque Police Department helicopter flew over and dropped the game ball at the homecoming game at V. Sue Cleveland High School in Rio Rancho, prompting an internal investigation and disciplinary action against a supervisor.
As of 10:07 a.m. - It was a harrowing experience for a skydiver who got stuck in a tree after veering off course during a jump in Dunstable, Massachusetts.
As of 9:49 a.m. - In a radio interview, former White House correspondent Helen Thomas acknowledges she touched a nerve with remarks about Israel that led to her retirement.
As of 9:24 a.m. - The White House says the government will lift a moratorium on deep water oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico "very soon".
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- New General Motors CEO Dan Akerson will meet Tuesday afternoon with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner in New York as the government-owned automaker heads toward a public stock sale.
As of 8:27 a.m. - Two lanes on eastbound Interstate 40 are closed at 12th Street for hydraulic fluid cleanup.
As of 8:12 a.m. - Halloween is fast-approaching. Vote in our interactive poll on your favorite candy or scariest movie villain.
As of 8:03 a.m. - Former President Bill Clinton visits New Mexico Thursday to take part in a rally for gubernatorial candidate Diane Denish. Joe Biden was in Albuquerque on Sept. 30 to attend a fundraiser for Denish, who is facing Susana Martinez in the governor's race.
As of 7:52 a.m. - Witnesses to a gunman's rampage at Fort Hood will begin describing the attack for a military officer Tuesday, providing new details about the scene that unfolded nearly a year ago in a processing center where soldiers were making final preparations to deploy.
As of 7:26 a.m. - El Capitan Elementary School in Roswell, N.M. is closed on Tuesday due to a water main break.
As of 7:22 a.m. - Ever miss your childhood days riding around in a red wagon? A Wasilla, Alaska, couple has the answer: A full-sized pickup that has been converted into a giant red Radio Flyer.
As of 7:07 a.m. - Republican gubernatorial candidate Susana Martinez says her campaign has raised more than $1 million during the past month.
A winter storm warning has been issued for Albuquerque and surrounding areas through 11 p.m. Thursday.
Tempers flared Wednesday night at the Albuquerque Public Schools Board of Education meeting as the firestorm over teacher evaluations and student testing continues.
An Albuquerque man says an emergency vet clinic turned away his dying dog because he didn't have enough cash in his pocket to pay to save him. The dog later died.
Closing arguments wrapped up Wednesday in the final sentencing phase of John McCluskey's federal murder trial. The same jury that convicted him of killing an Oklahoma couple, must now decide whether McCluskey should face the death penalty.
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.
MMA fighter Holly Holm has more than a fight to talk about this week. Holm also has a major sponsor in her corner.