RATON, N.M. (KRQE) - Heavy rains and flooding in Raton have caused so much damage, now city commissioners have declared it a disaster area.
Pot holes around the community are extremely large and entire streets have been destroyed.
Raton's mayor says it could cost as much as $5 million in repairs.
The emergency declaration will allow the city to tap into state emergency funding.
Governor Susana Martinez declared a statewide emergency after severe storms and flooding in July, freeing up some $500,000 in aid.
Four and a half years after he went to prison, former state senate leader Manny Aragon is out.
A suspected meth kingpin the FBI thought might be hiding out in New Mexico has been captured.
The popular Capulin Snow Play Area near Sandia Peak will be closed for the second year in a row.
While the roads were looking clearer late Thursday afternoon in the Albuquerque area, they could get dangerous again as temperatures drop later in the evening.
New details were released Thursday in Albuquerque's latest police shooting.
The southeast part of the state is getting hit hard with winter weather.