New Mexico compound

TAOS, N.M. | The Latest: Governor opposes release of compound suspects

TAOS, N.M.— The Latest on 11 children found living in a filthy, makeshift compound in New Mexico (all times local): 10:55 a.m. New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez and other state Republicans are criticizing a judge’s decision to allow the release of five defendants accused of child abuse at a ramshackle desert compound where authorities found … Continue reading TAOS, N.M. | The Latest: Governor opposes release of compound suspects

TAOS, N.M. | The Latest: Compound defendants to be released pending trial

TAOS, N.M. — The Latest on 11 children found living in a filthy, makeshift compound in New Mexico (all times local): 6:30 p.m. A state judge has denied a request by prosecutors to keep in jail the two men and three women who were arrested during a raid at a New Mexico compound as they … Continue reading TAOS, N.M. | The Latest: Compound defendants to be released pending trial

TAOS, N.M. | Judge sets bail for adults arrested at New Mexico compound

TAOS, N.M. — A state judge on Monday cleared the way for five defendants who were arrested on child abuse charges at a remote New Mexico compound to be released pending trial despite authorities’ suspicions that the group was training children to use firearms for an anti-government mission. Judge Sarah Backus set a $20,000 bond … Continue reading TAOS, N.M. | Judge sets bail for adults arrested at New Mexico compound

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. | Muslim cleric: Grandson found buried at New Mexico compound

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. | Muslim cleric: Grandson found buried at New Mexico compound

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