Morgan’s Recent Stories
Arts Oct 22Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun that killed cinematographer, officials say
Officials say actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun on the set of a Western and killed the cinematographer…
Nation Apr 12New Mexico governor signs bill to legalize recreational pot
The governor's decision makes New Mexico the seventh state since last November to legalize adult possession and sales of cannabis for recreational use.
Health May 19Outbreak on edge of Navajo Nation overwhelms rural hospital
While much of New Mexico is showing signs of emerging from the initial wave of the pandemic, stubbornly high rates of infection and death persist in the state's northwest corner — including in the Navajo Nation that extends into Arizona…
Health May 14Virus tests hospitals in pockets of U.S. as some states reopen
Coronavirus outbreaks are testing the public health networks in pockets of the U.S., while some states prepare to lift lockdown measures, seeing signs of progress.
Health May 09Small tribes seal borders, push testing to keep out virus
Small Native American pueblos across New Mexico are embracing extraordinary isolation measures that turn away outsiders as well as near-universal testing to try to insulate themselves from a contagion with frightening echoes of the past.
Politics Feb 13New Mexico bid for recreational pot falls short
The vote illustrates the difficulties of using the legislative process and not a ballot initiative to fully legalizing marijuana.
Nation Sep 27Joe Wilson, skeptic on Iraq War intelligence, dies at age 69
Wilson died of organ failure in Santa Fe, said his former wife, Valerie Plame, whose identity as a CIA operative was exposed days after Wilson's criticism of U.S. intelligence that Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein was attempting to purchase uranium.
Nation Sep 13Fugitive priest sentenced to 30 years in New Mexico sexual abuse case
A former Roman Catholic priest who fled the country decades ago was sentenced Friday in New Mexico to 30 years in prison after a jury found him guilty of sexually abusing an altar boy at a veterans' cemetery and military…
Politics Aug 07Texas governor says ‘no red flags’ seen in El Paso gunman
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's first calls for action after a gunman in El Paso killed 22 people include cracking down on internet sites used by violent extremists and confronting racism. But the Republican didn't suggest any major gun-control measures.
Nation Aug 04Sister: El Paso shooting victim, 25, ‘gave her life’ for son
A 25-year-old woman who was shot while apparently shielding her 2-month-old son was among the 20 people killed when a gunman opened fire in a crowded El Paso shopping area, her sister said.