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SANTA FE, N.M | Prosecutors say boy denied medication at New Mexico compound

SANTA FE, N.M.  — Prosecutors on Friday charged the father and stepmother of a 3-year-old boy whose body was found at a ramshackle compound in northern New Mexico with child abuse charges that can carry a penalty of life in prison. Siraj Ibn Wahhaj and his partner Jany Leveille are accused of failing to provide … Continue reading SANTA FE, N.M | Prosecutors say boy denied medication at New Mexico compound

TAOS, N.M. | Conditions of release not yet met for compound suspects

TAOS, N.M.  — Three people accused of child abuse at a ramshackle desert compound remained jailed Wednesday as New Mexico authorities sought to satisfy the conditions of their release set by a judge. Among other things, authorities must find safe living arrangements for the defendants before they can leave jail. They also must wear ankle … Continue reading TAOS, N.M. | Conditions of release not yet met for compound suspects

TAOS, N.M | 3 accused of abuse at New Mexico compound await release

TAOS, N.M — Three people accused of child abuse at a ramshackle desert compound were awaiting release Wednesday in New Mexico, where security was boosted at a courthouse amid threats against the judge who cleared the way for the defendants to leave jail. The ruling by District Judge Sarah Backus also sparked a political uproar … Continue reading TAOS, N.M | 3 accused of abuse at New Mexico compound await release

TAOS, N.M. | ICE takes into custody defendant in New Mexico compound case

TAOS, N.M. — A judge’s decision to allow the release of an extended family accused of child abuse at a ramshackle desert compound in New Mexico prompted a political uproar Tuesday by prominent Republican lawmakers. The controversy was stoked even further when court officials condemned threats of violence made against the judge who issued the … Continue reading TAOS, N.M. | ICE takes into custody defendant in New Mexico compound case

TAOS, N.M | The Latest: New Mexico defendant in immigration custody

TAOS, N.M.— The Latest on 11 children found living in a filthy, makeshift compound in New Mexico (all times local): 7:20 p.m. A sheriff in New Mexico says a woman arrested in a raid on a compound and charged with child abuse has been turned over to federal immigration authorities. Taos County Sheriff Jerry Hogrefe … Continue reading TAOS, N.M | The Latest: New Mexico defendant in immigration custody

TAOS, N.M | New Mexico bail reforms shaped ruling in compound case

TAOS, N.M.  — A judge’s decision to allow the release of an extended family accused of child abuse at a ramshackle desert compound in New Mexico prompted a political uproar Tuesday by prominent Republican lawmakers. The controversy was stoked even further when court officials condemned threats of violence made against the judge who issued the … Continue reading TAOS, N.M | New Mexico bail reforms shaped ruling in compound case

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