ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - A former attorney and spokeswoman for Bernalillo County Sheriff Dan Houston has filed a lawsuit over comments she said were made by the Houston,
The sheriff' office, however, is claiming he never made derogatory comments.
Jennifer Vega-Brown told the Albuquerque Journal it was "hell" working for Houston.
She was given word her last day at the department will be Friday.
At a morning news conference Thursday, an attorney for the sheriff's office told reporters the sheriff never called employees names.
Houston says he fired Vega-Brown because of poor job performance.
For the first time New Mexico is requiring high school students to pass end-of-course exams or else they will not graduate. However, APS leaders will meet Wednesday to talk about an alternative to those tests.
The Lobos and Aggies will have meeting 211 in their rivalry series Wednesday night in Las Cruces.
The Academy Chargers upset the Sandia Matadors and Cibola's Kevin Saiz caught fire in his team's game against Albuquerque High, two of many games on the high school basketball schedule Tuesday night.
A thief stole a trailer holding $40,000 of equipment and donated toys from an Albuquerque church over the holiday weekend.
Dangerous chemical weapons abandoned in Panama by the U.S. in the 1940s won't be headed for New Mexico, a Defense Department spokesperson told News 13 on Tuesday.
A video encouraging students at a high school in Albuquerque to enroll in clubs and sports is racking up views on YouTube.