The Socorro County Sheriff's Department wants people to have a safe holiday season, and also not get ripped off.
Socorro County's computer network crashed Nov. 24, leaving the sheriff's department and jail without phone service for a few days.
A semi crash by Lemitar blocked lanes on Interstate 25 for a time on Sunday and took all day to clean up.
The mayor of Socorro expressed irritation about the way Socorro Electric Cooperative conducts business during the Socorro City Council's regular meeting Monday, even broaching the possibility of putting the city's electricity franchise out for bid to get a different provider.
The Socorro City Council received a brief update on weeds and abandoned buildings during the council's regular meeting Monday.
The village of Magdalena and its marshal deny violating the Fourth Amendment rights of village residents during a search the marshal conducted July 11, according to the defendants' answer to the lawsuit complaint filed in U.S. District Court.
The Socorro City Council held another public hearing about the city's franchise agreement with Socorro Electric Cooperative during the council's regular meeting Nov. 4.
Socorro area taxpayers will have free help available to prepare their tax returns next tax season, but volunteers are needed to pitch in.
The Socorro County DWI & Community Alternatives office and the Socorro County Sheriff's Department are doing their fifth annual toy, food and coat drive.
Burglars have been busier than usual over the past four months, and lately Socorro is up to four burglaries per day. Police strongly recommend residents secure their property.
The Socorro County Commission held a public hearing Oct. 22 and approved an ordinance to secure funding to build new classrooms for Cottonwood Valley Charter School.
Following a robbery at gunpoint reported Monday afternoon, police took one suspect into custody but are still searching for two others.
The Socorro Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees heard from a disgruntled member/owner then approved the items on its agenda during its regular meeting Oct. 30.
A rollover accident Sunday on U.S. Highway 60 sent the vehicle's human occupants to the hospital and their dog to the animal shelter.
A man who previously pleaded no contest to inappropriately touching an 11-year-old child was not sentenced, but made a first appearance before a new judge Oct. 23 concerning a violation of his conditions of release.
The Socorro City Council held a Community Development Block Grant hearing during its regular meeting Oct. 21, and the hot topic was drainage.
The Socorro County Sheriff's Department found stolen vehicles near Veguita, but the thieves have not yet been found.
The New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources celebrated Earth Science Week with an open house Oct. 17, which welcomed students and the public at large to come see what the bureau has brewing.
A train derailment near Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge had traffic blocked Saturday morning on state Road 1.