PHOENIX (AP) - A section of Interstate 10 near the New Mexico-Arizona border has been closed in both directions due to a dust storm. Arizona Department of Transportation officials announced the closure Sunday afternoon and say there's no immediate timetable for the highway's re-opening. They say drivers can use the U.S. 191 northbound to U.S. 70 eastbound to reach Lordsburg, New Mexico.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The University of New Mexico says 11 startups launched this past fiscal year to market UNM technologies. But this time, they all plan to stay in New Mexico. The Albuquerque Journal reports Lisa Kuuttila, president and CEO of the Science and Technology Corp., the university's tech-transfer office, says it's the first time since the STC began publishing annual statistics on its program achievements for each fiscal year that not a single startup chose to relocate to other markets.
BERNALILLO, N.M. (AP) - Authorities say at least three of the 22 people injured in a crash involving a passenger bus and three other vehicles on New Mexico highway are in critical condition. Three people died in the wreck early Sunday, but it's unclear what vehicles they were in. Photos show a mangled car that's almost entirely flattened and the bus on its side on Interstate 25 north of Albuquerque. Authorities say injuries range from broken bones and lacerations to head and internal injuries.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Authorities say the body of a man has been found in an arroyo in northeast Albuquerque and it appears to be a homicide. Albuquerque police say they received a call around 6 a.m. Sunday about a person who was face down and not moving in the water of the arroyo near Interstate 25. The man was dead when officers arrived and investigators from the police department's violent crimes unit was called to the scene. Police didn't immediately release the man's name or any information on how he died.
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