SANTA FE (KRQE) - New Mexico State Auditor Hector Balderas announced on Tuesday he's running for attorney general.
Balderas is running for the Democratic nomination in the June 2014 primary.
Last year he lost the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Jeff Bingaman and ultimately won by fellow Democrat Martin Heinrich.
Balderas is currently serving his second term as state auditor.
Former Public Regulation Commissioner Jason Marks says he also plans to run for attorney general.
Current Attorney General Gary King has announced as a Democratic candidate for governor in 2014. Current Republican Gov. Susana Martinez is expected to seek a second term.
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.
Organizers of the Gildan New Mexico Bowl are hoping to shed the disappointing attendance numbers that weighed down the event last year when the Colorado State Rams and the Washington State Cougars face off Dec. 21.