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The five adults arrested at a squalid compound where 11 children were rescued during a law enforcement raid in August 2018 pleaded not guilty to federal terrorism, firearms and kidnapping charges at … more
If Siraj Wahhaj, the imam of the At-Taqwa Mosque in Brooklyn, knew that his son, two daughters and two others who lived at the compound raided last summer in Taos County had been indicted on federal … more
Five adults arrested in a raid of a compound near Amalia in Taos County last summer are now facing federal terrorism charges never before filed in New Mexico, according to a press release from the … more
Eighth Judicial District Attorney Donald Gallegos has announced that child abuse cases filed and later dismissed against five adults arrested at a compound near Amalia last month will not be heard by … more
A New Mexico Magistrate Court judge ruled Wednesday (Sept. 12) at U.S. District Court in Albuquerque that five adults arrested at a compound in northern Taos County last month will remain jailed as federal charges filed against them are prosecuted. more
A federal grand jury in Albuquerque indicted Jany Leveille, 35, Siraj Ibn Wahhaj, 40, Hujrah Wahhaj, 37, Subhannah Wahhaj, 35, and Lucas Morton on firearms and conspiracy charges Tuesday (Sept. 11), … more
Amalia, N.M. — For the cavalcade of state and national media outlets that converged on Northern New Mexico last month, the isolated compound where five people were arrested and 11 children were … more
Attorneys representing five adults arrested at a compound in the northern reaches of Taos County in August said they would need more time to review government documents connected to federal charges … more
Five suspects arrested in early August on child abuse charges that were dropped this week in Taos District Court were charged with federal crimes Friday (Aug. 31), according to a press release … more
After his prosecutors missed a critical deadline in five high-profile child abuse cases dropped Wednesday (Aug. 29) in Taos District Court, Taos District Attorney Donald Gallegos issued a statement … more
Update: Aug. 29 at 2:50 p.m. Judges in Taos District Court ruled Wednesday (Aug. 29) to dismiss child abuse cases filed against five adults arrested a compound in Northern New Mexico earlier this month more
A motion to review a controversial Taos District Court decision to grant bail for five defendants arrested at a compound in Northern New Mexico reveals new details regarding the still uncharged allegations … more
Two adults arrested this month at a compound in Northern New Mexico were charged with conspiracy and child abuse resulting in death Friday (Aug. 24) for allegedly denying a sick child who died there … more
Two adults accused of abusing 11 children at a compound near Amalia in Northern New Mexico were charged with new crimes Friday (Aug. 24) related to the death of a three-year-old boy who was found … more
An extradition hearing has been set for 2 p.m. today in Taos Magistrate Court for a man accused of abducting his 3-year-old son last year and taking him to a remote compound in Northern New Mexico … more
As investigators continue to look into exactly what was going on at a makeshift compound in Northern New Mexico where the body of a missing toddler was found in early August, many details remain … more
A spokesperson for the Taos County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday night (Aug. 22) that the body of Abdul-Ghani Wahhaj, a toddler whose remains were found at a compound raided by law enforcement … more
A makeshift compound in Northern New Mexico where five adults were arrested, 11 children were taken into protective custody and the body of a missing toddler was recovered earlier this month was … more
Remains unearthed at a compound raided by law enforcement earlier this month in a remote valley in Northern New Mexico have been positively identified as missing Georgia toddler, Abdul-Ghani Wahhaj, … more
One of five defendants charged with abusing 11 children at a compound in Northern New Mexico has been taken into the custody of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, according to the Taos County … more
A Taos District Court Judge's decision to deny motions to hold five defendants charged with abusing 11 children at a makeshift residence near the Colorado border Monday (Aug. 13) set off an eruption … more
A Taos District Court judge ruled at a hearing Monday (Aug. 13) that five defendants would not be held on child abuse charges for keeping 11 children at a filthy compound in Northern New Mexico, but … more
Prosecutors with the 8th Judicial District Attorney's Office in Taos are presenting new evidence against five adults charged with abusing 11 children, and possibly training at least one of them to … more
One of five defendants charged with child abuse and possibly training children to carry out school shootings at a compound in Northern New Mexico was served with divorce papers Friday (Aug. 10) at … more
Five adults accused of keeping 11 children in sordid conditions at a remote compound in Northern New Mexico appeared for an arraignment Wednesday (Aug. 8) in Taos Magistrate Court, but prosecutors … more
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