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Legislation To Strengthen ‘Three Strikes Law’ Passes House Judiciary

on September 30, 2016 - 8:50pm


SANTA FE – The House Judiciary Committee passed Rep. Paul Pacheco and Rep. John Zimmerman’s bill to reform New Mexico’s “Three Strikes Law”. 

HB 5, also know as “Lilly’s Law”, was approved by a bipartisan vote of 8 to 4. The legislation would expand the list of violent felony crimes that would make an offender eligible for mandatory life sentencing. No defendant has been convicted under the current law because the list of crimes included in the law is extremely narrow.

Pacheco and Zimmerman’s bill would expand the list of offenses to include crimes in which the perpetrator

West Road Traffic Alert For Monday!

on September 30, 2016 - 12:27pm


Monday, Oct. 3, 3-5 a.m., traffic control operations will be conducted by Los Alamos Police Department officers on the section of West Road between Diamond Drive and N.M. 4 by the Los Alamos County Ice Rink to assist large film vehicles in negotiating the tight turns through Los Alamos Canyon on route to Camp May Road.

Traffic control operations will resume later that evening between 6-9 p.m. to facilitate the same film trucks as they exit the County using West Road to access Diamond and Trinity Drive.

Commuters between Los Alamos and the Jemez are advised to use the Vehicle Access

Cone Zone: Week Of Oct. 3

on September 30, 2016 - 10:34am


Los Alamos County has issued the following road construction update for the week of Oct. 3:

For more information about the projects listed below, please e-mail, call 505.662.8150, or visit the “Projects” link at Please slow down and use caution within the construction work zones. Note the below information is based on a schedule provided by the contractors and may change due to weather or other delays.

The public is welcome to attend any of the Public Works weekly project meetings; please contact the Public Works Department at 505.662.8150

APNM Offers $5,000 Reward For Information About Shooting Of Beloved Dog

on September 30, 2016 - 7:32am
Moose’s family says he was friendly, loved by all. Courtesy photo
APNM News:
BERNALILLO — A $5,000 reward is being offered after a dog was found brutally attacked and killed during an apparent burglary in Bernalillo County.
A Sandia Park family’s home was burglarized Sept. 22 and their beloved Great Dane, Moose, was found inside, wounded by a gunshot and struggling to breathe. Because Moose was suffering, the family made the difficult decision to have their companion humanely euthanized by a veterinarian. A necropsy confirmed Moose had been shot.
The Bernalillo County