The pilot, former Aztec mayor, Michael Arnold, 62 was the only occupant of the aircraft.
A young boy reportedly suffered with a broken arm for two days before being taken to the hospital.
Police have charged a schizophrenic man with animal cruelty after they said he attacked the family dog.
A man is behind bars after police said he ran straight into his own fence outside of his home.
The head of the New Mexico Economic Development Department says a massive tax package passed by lawmakers in the final days of the legislative session is having a positive effect on jobs.