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.
The village of Magdalena and its marshal are being sued in federal court over a July 11 search for a rumored marijuana grow operation, during which searchers allegedly pulled naked teenagers out of a shower and handcuffed people to furniture. Search efforts resulted in two marijuana charges: a misdemeanor and a petty misdemeanor.
Charges are pending against a man shot in the stomach for threatening another man in Veguita on Oct. 9, according to the Socorro County Sheriff's Department.
The Socorro County Sheriff's Department is searching for those responsible for a series of larcenies in Lemitar and Polvadera.