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Past articles by Mike:

Mike Gallagher: Looking back at 40 years on the beat

OPINION | A reporter can fill up a lot of notebooks in more than 40 years of working in New Mexico. The earlie ... → Read More

Feds authorized to seize $3M in Stapleton case

It's unclear how much money remained in accounts and was available for seizure → Read More

Stapleton facing 26 felony charges

House Majority Leader Sheryl Williams Stapleton, D-Albuquerque, on the House Floor in Santa Fe on January 28, 2019. A grand jury has indicted Stapleton on several charges, including racketeering and money laundering. (Eddie Moore/Albuquerque Journal) Copyright © 2021 Albuquerque Journal Former state House Majority Leader Sheryl Williams Stapleton faces significant potential prison time if… → Read More

APS fires Stapleton amid criminal investigation

Copyright © 2021 Albuquerque Journal Former House Majority Leader Sheryl Williams Stapleton was fired Tuesday from her $79,853-a-year job as director of Occupational Education at Albuquerque Public Schools while under criminal investigation by the state Attorney General’s Office and federal agencies. APS outside legal counsel Luis Robles confirmed that Stapleton’s letter of discharge was… → Read More

APS reinstates four teachers in Stapleton internal review » Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — District says leave was a procedural step → Read More

AG seizes nearly $450,000 in probe of Stapleton » Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Money taken from APS vendor as ex-lawmaker's ties examined → Read More

Two APS officials, eight teachers among those on leave » Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — District says suspensions procedural steps, not accusations → Read More

Mislabeled invoice sparked Stapleton investigation » Albuquerque Journal

APS started inquiry after PED refused to pay 'purchase order' → Read More

APS hit with federal grand jury subpoena on Stapleton » Albuquerque Journal

State, feds conducting parallel investigations of longtime lawmaker → Read More

Affidavits: APS vendor paid $950K to 4 entities tied to Williams Stapleton » Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Four different businesses and charities directly connected to Rep. Sheryl Williams Stapleton, D-Albuquerque, received deposits of more than $950,000 from Robotics Management Learning Systems LLC over the last decade, according… → Read More

AG raids Rep. Williams Stapleton’s home amid criminal probe » Albuquerque Journal

Documents allege sweeping scheme involving millions → Read More

FBI, ABQ unit target Brew Town Locos » Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Multi-agency task force, including APD gang unit, seizes 3 pounds of meth, machine gun → Read More

Suspect in heist, slaying was on pretrial release » Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — DA's Office wanted detention; public defender calls case 'outlier' → Read More

Release of suspect in 80 break-ins is appealed by DA » Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Defense: 18-year-old is strictly monitored; victims express outrage → Read More

Haaland’s disclosures required changes » Albuquerque Journal

Interior secretary says errors were inadvertent and disclosures amended → Read More

Biden to nominate Las Cruces attorney for federal judgeship » Albuquerque Journal

As a partner in a local law firm, Margaret Strickland represents clients in civil rights and criminal cases → Read More

Weapons charges put small-time felon in big legal trouble » Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Ties to cartel lead judge to rule suspect is dangerous, order pretrial detention → Read More

Ethics complaint alleges pressure from Gov’s Office » Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Lujan Grisham spokeswoman says ex-PERA board member 'invented story' → Read More

DWI arrests down during COVID » Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — DWI-related accidents, however, doubled last year during the pandemic → Read More

Nursing homes in NM try to endure » Albuquerque Journal

State's long-term care facilities weather deaths, disruptions, financial losses → Read More