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TAOS, N.M | Evidence of child abuse at New Mexico compound under review

TAOS, N.M. — A court hearing is planned on allegations that children at a remote compound in northern New Mexico may have been trained in the use of firearms in preparation for a school shooting. Two men and three women were scheduled to appear in New Mexico state district court Monday on accusations of child … Continue reading TAOS, N.M | Evidence of child abuse at New Mexico compound under review

TAOS, N.M. | Father recalls compound suspect as high-strung, not radical

TAOS, N.M. — At a remote New Mexico outpost, Siraj Ibn Wahhaj and others who came to the area with him last year were by local authorities’ accounts “extremist of the Muslim belief” who trained youth to use fire arms and carry out future school shootings. Yet for the 40-year-old’s father, a Muslim cleric who … Continue reading TAOS, N.M. | Father recalls compound suspect as high-strung, not radical

TAOS, N.M. | Grandfather: Remains at New Mexico compound are missing boy

TAOS, N.M. — A severely disabled Georgia boy who authorities say was kidnapped by his father and marked for an exorcism was found buried at the ramshackle compound in the New Mexico desert that has been the focus of investigators for the past week, the toddler’s grandfather said Thursday. New Mexico authorities, however, said they … Continue reading TAOS, N.M. | Grandfather: Remains at New Mexico compound are missing boy

AMALIA, N.M. | The Latest: Lawyer cites ‘thin’ complaints in compound case

AMALIA, N.M. — The Latest on 11 children found living in a filthy, makeshift compound in New Mexico (all times local): 6 p.m. A defense attorney says criminal complaints accusing five adults of child abuse at a remote New Mexico compound are sparse in detail, leading to uncertainty about how much investigative work has been … Continue reading AMALIA, N.M. | The Latest: Lawyer cites ‘thin’ complaints in compound case

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. | Kids found in rags in New Mexico amid tale of guns, exorcism

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A raid on a New Mexico desert compound turned up 11 children wearing rags and living in filth, and also broke open a bizarre tale of guns, exorcism, and a search for a missing young boy who suffers from seizures and is nowhere to be found. The boy’s father was among five … Continue reading ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. | Kids found in rags in New Mexico amid tale of guns, exorcism

SANTA FE, N.M | Libertarian Party courts Gary Johnson for Senate run

SANTA FE, N.M. — Former New Mexico governor and unsuccessful presidential candidate Gary Johnson received a formal invitation Saturday to run for the U.S. Senate under the Libertarian Party banner. The central committee of New Mexico’s Libertarian Party offered Johnson the party’s nomination as a replacement to State Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn, who abandoned his … Continue reading SANTA FE, N.M | Libertarian Party courts Gary Johnson for Senate run

TAOS, N.M. | New Mexico sheriff: Compound searched, 11 kids removed

TAOS, N.M. — Law enforcement officers searching a rural northern New Mexico compound for a missing 3-year-old boy didn’t locate him but found 11 other children in filthy conditions and hardly any food, a sheriff said Saturday. The children ranging in age from 1 to 15 were removed from the compound in the small community … Continue reading TAOS, N.M. | New Mexico sheriff: Compound searched, 11 kids removed