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PNS Daily Newscast - August 7, 2020 


The State Attorney of NY moves to dissolve the NRA; an update on the potential wave of pandemic evictions.


2020Talks - August 7, 2020 


The Commission on Presidential Debates rejects Trump campaign's request for a fourth debate. Hawaii has a primary tomorrow, but there are only 8 vote service centers.

Public News Service - NM: Criminal Justice

Albuquerque is one of at least three new cities with Democratic governors where President Donald Trump plans to send federal agents to

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr announced yesterday that 35 federal agents will be deployed to Albuquerque to help combat crime, despite no request for such help. At a news conference yesterday, Trump said agents will also be sent cities in the Midwest.

New Mexico youth aging out the the state's juvenile justice system during the pandemic have found many offices closed, so it's harder to get the documents needed for a job or driver's license. (GoranH/Pixabay)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- As in the prison population in general, young people of color are disproportionately represented in the U.S. juvenile justice system - in nearly every state. But COVID-19 has brought some unforeseen changes. The Annie E. Casey Foundation said fewer young people are being admit

A majority of Americans support laws that allow family members or police to request temporary removal of guns from a person deemed at risk to themselves or others, according to a 2019 APM Research Lab/Guns & America/Call To Mind survey. (LoveableNinja/Pixabay)

SANTA FE, N.M. - A "red flag" gun bill is headed to the New Mexico Senate floor for debate - but not without a major revision from the original legislation. The "Extreme Risk Firearm Protection Order Act" would allow courts to temporarily remove guns when someone is considered a danger to themselv

About 73,000 New Mexicans have enrolled in the state's medical marijuana program since it was introduced in 2007. (health.harvard.edu)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Opioid-use disorder tops the list of several new qualifying conditions for people in New Mexico who want to enroll in the state's Medical Cannabis Program. David Morgan, public information officer with the Department of Health, said New Mexico has reduced its drug-overdos

New Mexico's governor has demanded that a right-wing militia group stop detaining migrants at the border after they rounded up about 300 immigrants, many of them children. (Hencer Oliva/Adobe)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A New Mexico man the FBI says was part of a right-wing militia group stopping migrant families at the border will appear in a Las Cruces courtroom today following his arrest on Saturday. The man was a member of the United Constitutional Patriots, an armed group that has b

A recent legislative study found that recidivism is costing New Mexico taxpayers $40 million per year. (fordaminstitute.org)

SANTA FE, N.M. – New Mexico lawmakers have discussed how to reduce the costs to the state for probation and parole for several years, but a bill passed in this legislative session has nonetheless hit a snag. New Mexico's attorney general and all 14 of the state's district attorneys want the

In 2017, Albuquerque had 75 homicides, the highest number in at least 20 years. (thevillagefreepress.org)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The National Rifle Association will hold its final National Police Shooting Championship in Albuquerque next week after the mayor called the event a "bad fit" for the community. Per a contract obligation, the event will go on as usual Sept. 24-26, but next year it will ha

The 30-day 2018 New Mexico legislative session begins in Santa Fe on Tuesday with crime and violence set to get plenty of attention. (nmchiro.org)

SANTE FE, N.M -- The 2018 legislative session starts tomorrow, and Gov. Susana Martinez said she plans to push legislation that would grant legal immunity to New Mexico police officers for actions in the line of duty. The Republican governor said law enforcement officers should not face threats fr

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