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Football coach received lifesaving transplant from former player

Sandra Ramirez, KOAT Action 7 News
Albuquerque, Aug 31, 2015
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. —A devastating tragedy for one New Mexico family turned into a lifesaving miracle for another. John and Judy Madrid’s living room is filled with pictures of their son, Jonathan Madrid.

Concerns Raised Over Management Of Homeland Security Grant In Dona Ana County

Las Cruces, Aug 31, 2015
The Office of the State Auditor released an audit that raised concerns with the management of grant funds from the Operation Stonegarden Grant Program. The audit was requested by the Dona Ana Sheriff’s Office to examine the use of grant funds it received from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to support border-related law enforcement activities in fiscal year 2012 and 2013.

Inmate dies at Bernalillo County jail

Devon Armijo, KOAT Action 7 News
Albuquerque, Aug 31, 2015
Person`s name has not been released
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. —An inmate died over the weekend at the Bernalillo County jail, but officials haven’t said how. Officials said the person was brought in Saturday on suspicion of DWI, and staffers checked on that person several times.

Animal sanctuary gives older dogs, horses, poultry place to stay

KRQE News 13
Albuquerque, Aug 31, 2015
SANTA FE (KRQE) – A Santa Fe based animal sanctuary, Kindred Spirits, has a mission of giving older dogs, horses and poultry a place to live out their days happily.

APS board accepts embattled superintendent`s resignation

Elizabeth Reed, KOB.com
Albuquerque, Aug 31, 2015
The Albuquerque Public Schools Board of Education voted to accept Superintendent Dr. Luis Valentino`s voluntary resignation Monday.

CBP Air and Marine in El Paso Locates Immigrant in Distress

US Border Patrol
Washington, DC, Aug 27, 2015
Air Interdiction Agents from the Office of Air and Marine’s (OAM) El Paso Air Branch located an illegal immigrant in distress in southern New Mexico yesterday after the subject became separated from a group who had illegally crossed the border in the desert.

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