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Crews make gains against New Mexico wildfire, largest in US

Crews were making progress in stopping the nation's largest active wildfire from spreading on Monday, the fourth straight day of warnings of extreme fire conditions in northern New Mexico. ...

Critical fire condition warnings issued across US Southwest

Warnings of critical fire conditions blanketed much of the U.S. Southwest on Saturday, as crews in northern New Mexico worked to stop the growth of the nation's largest active wildfire. ...

Better weather conditions aid crews working New Mexico fires

Improved weather conditions Saturday helped firefighters battling several large wildfires in New Mexico, including the largest active fire in the nation. A cold front that blew in Fr...

Execution ends Arizona 8-year hiatus with the death penalty

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s nearly eight-year hiatus in using the death penalty ended with the execution of Clarence Davis for killing a college student 44 years ago, making him the sixth person to be pu...

Arizona plans to execute 1st prisoner in nearly 8 years

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona man convicted of killing a college student in 1978 is scheduled to become the first person to be executed in the state after a nearly eight-year hiatus in its use of the deat...

Unprecedented gusts expected to fan wildfires in New Mexico

LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — Weather conditions described as potentially historic were on tap for New Mexico on Saturday and for the next several days as over 1,400 firefighters and a fleet of airplanes and...

President declares disaster in New Mexico wildfire zone

LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — Firefighters slowed the advance of the largest wildfire in the U.S. as heavy winds relented Wednesday, while President Joe Biden approved a disaster declaration that brings new ...

Judge: Arizona prisoner psychologically fit to be executed

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge has ruled that an Arizona prisoner convicted in the 1978 killing of a university student is mentally fit to be put to death next week, keeping on track what would be the first e...

Residents wary as fire burns near northeast New Mexico town

LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — Martina Gonzales and her grandson watched from their front yard as aircraft disappeared into a giant plume of smoke to fight a growing wildfire that has burned hundreds of squar...

Firefighters battling New Mexico blaze brace for wind

Over 1,000 firefighters backed by bulldozers and aircraft battled the largest active wildfire in the U.S., after strong winds had pushed it across some containment lines and closer to a small city in ...

Bulldozers, aircraft used to fight fire near New Mexico city

Over 1,000 firefighters backed by bulldozers and aircraft battled the largest active wildfire in the U.S. on Saturday after strong winds pushed it across some containment lines and closer to a small c...

Big progress on wildfires, but dangerous winds on the way

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Firefighters have been making significant progress Wednesday on the biggest wildfires burning unusually hot and fast for this time of year in the western United States. ...

Big progress on wildfires, but dangerous winds on the way

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Firefighters have been making significant progress Wednesday on the biggest wildfires burning unusually hot and fast for this time of year in the western United States. ...

Added crews making progress on Midwest, Southwest fires

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Beefed up fire crews made major progress on a large prairie fire burning near the Nebraska-Kansas line on Tuesday and lighter winds allowed firefighters to keep flames from advancin...

Wildfires merge in New Mexico, threatening rural villages

LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — Maggie Mulligan said her dogs could sense the panic while she and her husband packed them up, agonized over having to leave horses behind and fled a fast-moving wildfire barreli...