Aug. 23, 2017
Topic: crime

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How many pot plants does it take to justify a war on drugs?

Features Federally-funded and state-supported drug task forces are running rampant in New Mexico. SFR reveals the results of two months of investigation into why armed, masked men in fatigues are landing in helicopters...

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 Alexa Schirtzinger

SFR Talk: Tag Out

With Jennifer Muñoz

Interviews Jennifer Muñoz has been with the Santa Fe Police Department for 71/2 years. In November, the lifelong Santa Fean left her position as administrative secretary for detective investigations for a newly cre...

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 Rani Molla

Chorus of Complaints

Music store leaves a trail of civil suits

Local News Santa Fe Music and Piano made its exit from the local music scene last month amid the latest in a long series of discordant notes.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 Wren Abbott

DOH Ask, DOH Tell

Whistleblower battles state for records

Local News Two years ago, Bob Ortiz was a deputy director in the New Mexico Department of Health’s Grants Management Bureau. He had experience managing millions of dollars and was hired to help fix a $1.7 million ac...

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 Alexa Schirtzinger

War Against Women

Proposed laws from Republicans would have dire consequences for women’s health

Features Republicans sure have interesting priorities. Even though they got elected on a fiscal agenda and arrived in legislatures and Congress with a budget crisis and a nation staring down unemployment, they’ve ...

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Shot in the Foot

Indicators: Feb. 9

Local News On Feb. 3, a throng of New Mexico lawmakers gathered in the center of the state capitol to oppose an executive order signed by Gov. Susana Martinez four days earlier.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011 Alexa Schirtzinger

Swab Lobby

New Mexico faces coming fight over DNA collection

Local News The case for expanding “Katie’s Law,” the New Mexico law that requires DNA collection for certain felony arrests, is powerful. In 2003, Jayann Sepich’s 22-year-old daughter, Katie, died ...

Wednesday, February 2, 2011 Alexa Schirtzinger

Breaking Bad

Drug Court has helped hundreds escape from lives of drugs and crime—but does the program itself have a future?

Features Despite the notorious drug problem in Santa Fe County, the successful Drug Court faces an uncertain future. With the paucity of funding available to sustain it in the current economic climate, Drug Court’...

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 Wren Abbott

All in the Family

In Brief

Local News The 1st Judicial District Court’s Public Defender Department has raised concerns about a bill introduced in the state Legislature last week that would make it a felony for the family member of an abused c...

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 Wren Abbott

Solano: DA making a career off my case

Former sheriff says DA didn't follow usual procedure

Embattled former Santa Fe County Sheriff Greg Solano tells SFR that special prosecutor Matt Chandler is taking special measures in his case to make a bigger spectacle of it.Solano was arrested at 2 p.m. yesterd...

Thursday, January 20, 2011 by Wren Abbot


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