Sept. 23, 2017
Topic: crime

A Time to Heal

Survivor says anger and blame won’t undo DWI tragedy

Local News Passions ran high in Santa Fe in the aftermath of the acquittal of Scott Owens, the drunk driver who had been charged with causing the deaths of four teenagers in a horrific collision nearly two years ago.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 Wren Abbott

Trial By Expert

DUI crash trial hinged on “imprecise science”

Local News To family members and friends of the four teens killed in a 2009 DUI accident, it must have seemed incongruous to listen to hours of testimony about physics principles and car steering components, given the bas...

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 Wren Abbott

Information, Please

Attorney General: Christus behind in financial reporting

Local News Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center is “delinquent” in filing past tax forms and could face late fees and even cease and desist letters if it doesn’t come into compliance, according t...

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 Wren Abbott

Gas Hogs

In Brief

Local News Depending on the outcome of an ongoing state Supreme Court case, oil and gas companies may have to cough up money for back royalties they allegedly withheld for natural gas they extracted from New Mexico land.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 Wren Abbott

Justice for Naayitch

In Brief

Local News Almost two years to the day after the violent death of Naayitch Friday, a YouthWorks employee and part-time Santa Fean, a federal jury has convicted his killer of second-degree murder and four other felonies.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Reconsidering Drug Courts

In Brief

Local News Drug courts take a beating in a March 21 report by drug law reform group Drug Policy Alliance.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 Wren Abbott

Behind the Rhetoric

SFR backgrounds the immigrant driver’s license issue

Local News It’s unlikely undocumented immigrants will lose the opportunity to obtain New Mexico driver’s licensesat least for now.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

SFR Talk: A Way Forward

With Jackie Gibbs

Interviews Jackie Gibbs, 22, used to be a gang member with a cocaine habit and a hefty juvenile rap sheet. Three years after responding to a YouthWorks flyer she saw posted at a mall, she’s YouthWorks’ operati...

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 Wren Abbott

Second Act

Probationers commit nearly half of 2010 burglaries

Local News According to SFR research, 48 percent of the people who were indicted for burglary or aggravated burglary last year in 1st Judicial District Court had received only probation for a previous burglary conviction,...

Wednesday, March 9, 2011 Wren Abbott

Incarcerated Care

Prisoners find little recourse for health care complaints

Local News One inmate allegedly died from preventable complications of a perforated ulcer—after begging for treatment for six days. Another lost all vision in his eye after medical staff allegedly neglected to dispe...

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 Wren Abbott


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