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Governor threatened

The man who allegedly threatened to kill Gov. Susana Martinez is scheduled to appear in Santa Fe District Court on Oct. 10 following an arraignment last week where he pleaded not guilty to telephone harassment charges.

Fire might be arson

Courtesy photo: Fire crews are investigating a fire that destroyed a structure Sunday just east of Socorro along Hope Farm Road. The structure, which was vacant, was fully engulfed when crews arrived.

Fire crews are investigating a fire that destroyed a structure Sunday just east of Socorro, said Socorro Fire Chief Joe Gonzales.

Veguita man accused in stabbing

A preliminary hearing is set for Wednesday in Socorro Magistrate Court for a Veguita man who is accused of stabbing a 17-year-old boy at a residence on Tamarack Road.

Woman transported after car crash

A 39-year-old Truth or Consequences woman was transported to an El Paso hospital early Saturday morning following a single-vehicle crash along Interstate 25 near mile marker 120.

Local groups ask for city funding

City budget committee officials heard presentations from five local groups Tuesday at a public hearing meant to help the Socorro City Council determine who gets what for the upcoming 2012-13 fiscal year.

New landfill permit granted

It’s too early to tell whether landfill rates will climb after the city was approved to open a new lined landfill next to an existing dumping site just off of N.M. 1, according to Socorro City Clerk Pat Salome.

Fire destroys mobile home

A fire destroyed a double wide mobile home Monday in a neighborhood near N.M. 304 and Martino Road in Northern Socorro County.