Who paid for Solomon Pena’s campaign

Solomon Pena was booked into the Metropolitan Detention Center early Tuesday morning. Police say he orchestrated a string of drive-by shootings at local politicians’ homes after losing the election for the state House of Representatives.

Before he was accused of orchestrating the shootings at elected officials’ homes, he was able to court an influential New Mexico conservative.

Clemency for Leonard Peltier demanded decades after his incarceration

A demonstrator holds up a sign offering more information about incarcerated Indigenous activist Leonard Peltier at a rally organized by The Red Nation in front of the Pete V. Domenici Courthouse in downtown Albuquerque on the evening of Monday, Feb. 6, 2023 (Photo by Shelby Wyatt for Source NM)

People in Albuquerque joined others across the country demanding the release of Leonard Peltier from federal prison.

“He was meant to be made an example of, to show people this is what happens if you speak out”

Disinformation endangers democracy in NM and beyond, experts say

Voting site in Albuquerque, Election Night, Nov. 2, 2021. (Photo by Marisa Demarco / Source NM)

Conspiracy theories are infecting the election cycle and jeopardizing voting rights. This report by Andrew Beale for Source NM is part of worldwide “Democracy Day” coverage.

APD officer calls for accountability all around.

Photo by Kris Klarer / NM News Port

APD Officer Jonathan Cortez has quite the background when it comes to protecting others but he wants the community to help stop crime and understand that officers are human too. Read (and hear) this mini-profile as reported by News Port’s Juan Baeza.