• Anthem singer at Heat-76ers game kneels during performance

    MIAMI (AP) — A woman performing the national anthem before an NBA preseason game in Miami on Friday night did so while kneeling at midcourt, and opening her jacket to show a shirt with the phrase “Black Lives Matter.”
    The singer was identified by the Heat as Denasia Lawrence. It was unclear if she remained in the arena after the performance, and messages left for her were not immediately returned.
    Heat players and coaches stood side-by-side for the anthem, all with their arms l
  • New Mexico Attorney General becomes special prosecutor in Officer Webster’s murder case

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The man accused of gunning down Albuquerque Police Officer Webster, Davon Lymon, will be in federal court Monday for the gun charges against him.
    Those gun and drug charges stem from the night he was arrested after the shooting, but he has yet to be charged for Officer Webster’s murder.
    Meanwhile, Attorney General Hector Balderas asked the district attorney to help with the case. He is now the special prosecutor in the state’s case and plans to f
  • Women’s soccer: Grand Canyon handles New Mexico State

     PHOENIX – The New Mexico State women’s soccer team dropped a 5-0 decision to Grand Canyon in Western Athletic Conference play on Friday at GCU Stadium. Early on in the first half, GCU kept attacking the Aggie defense and broke through in the 10th minute on the foot of Milla Benedetti – the GCU leader […]
  • Duck lays egg with a spooky image

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (KRQE) – Just in time for Halloween, something creepy shows up in a New Mexico woman’s yard.
    Her duck laid an egg with a very chilling image.
    Lindsay Betancourt was checking her duck’s eggs Thursday afternoon at her Carlsbad home when she spotted one that looked a little different. The egg had a spooky image of what she says looks like a grim reaper. The image definitely creeped her out.
    Betancourt says she’s been having some bad luck lately with money issu
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  • Aggie football team has no shortage of motivation

    Motivation should not be a problem for the New Mexico State University football team when it hosts G ...
  • MMA: “Mean Machine” wins; UFC boots East

      MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Rio Rancho’s Steve “Mean Machine” Garcia defeated Ronnie Lawrence via unanimous decision at Friday’s Bellator 162. Garcia (6-1), the 24-year-old bantamweight who trains at Jackson-Wink MMA, controlled the action throughout the three-round fight and dropped Lawrence with an impressive overhand left with a little more than one minute left in the […]
  • Lobo soccer men look to snap skid vs. Marshall

    Jeremy Fishbein has a poignant way to describe his Lobo men's soccer team and the turn its season ha ...
  • Speak Up! Readers critique Journal headline, Lobo football scheduling

    I HOPE THAT I am one of many who were dismayed at the poor choice of the word “quit” in the top of the fold headline feature about Lobo football player Garrett Adcock. Not a true misuse of the word, I admit, but also not the one that I would have chosen to describe this […]
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  • No regrets, Trump vows; Clinton pursues his supporters

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Hillary Clinton ramped up her pressure on Donald Trump in the election’s most competitive states Friday with an emotional TV ad targeting his criticism of a Muslim-American family. Trump vowed to go all-out in the final three weeks so he’ll have no regrets — even if he loses.
    The nominees retrenched behind familiar arguments a day after appearing together at a charity event that veered into cutting personal attacks, an unexpected metaphor for this year&rs
  • Cyberattacks on key internet firm disrupt internet services

    Withering cyberattacks on server farms of a key internet firm repeatedly disrupted access to major websites and online services including Twitter, Netflix and PayPal across the United States on Friday. The White House called the disruption malicious and a hacker group claimed responsibility, though its assertion couldn’t be verified.
    Manchester, New Hampshire-based Dyn Inc. said its data centers were hit by three waves of distributed denial-of-service attacks, which overwhelm targeted mach
  • Soda tax? SF mayor says measure on reducing sugar intake just seeks healthier city

    SANTA FE — Santa Fe Mayor Javier Gonzales has introduced a resolution that calls for city staff to “explore active ways of reducing sugar intake among Santa Fe residents.” A group that advocates for limited government suggests that the resolution proposed to the City Council could be a precursor to a soda tax. “I think […]
  • Mayor Berry’s Youth Advisory Council launches ‘ABQ Kindness’ campaign

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The City of Albuquerque is challenging all residents to be kinder.
    Mayor Berry’s Youth Advisory Council launched the “ABQ Kindness” initiative with a smartphone app Friday.
    The free app allows people to document their own acts of kindness, or ones they witness and it will track your progress.
    The goal is to commit one million acts of kindness, everything from smiling at a stranger, to helping someone in trouble.
    “Kindness is a movemen
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  • Albuquerque Animal Welfare department hosts ‘National Pit Bull Awareness Day’

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque’s Animal Welfare department is hosting “National Pit Bull Awareness Day” on Saturday.
    The day was established as a way to educate people about Pit Bulls, who often get a bad wrap.
    The event will be at the city shelters and will include $10 adoption fees, professional training advice and free spaying or neutering coupons if you already own a pit bull.
    There will also be:
    Free 5×7 pet photo with every pet adoption at the Wes
  • Mayor recognizes two who helped save man’s life

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Two Sports and Wellness Staff members were recognized as Good Samaritans.
    Friday Mayor Berry recognized Elanie Beachler and Kenny Greer for savinga man’s life during a handball game. The man was playing at Highpoint Sports and Wellness when he suffered a heart attack. Greer and Beachler jumped into action, with one doing chest compressions and the other using a defibrillator.
    “Doctors say the staff members were quick and efficient and their actions we
  • Rail Yards Market celebrates literacy

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Their mission is to educate the community in all aspects of life. From health to exercise and also the importance of using local produce, the Rail Yards Market (RYM) offers a little of something for everyone.
    This week the theme is Literacy.
    Alex Paramo, RYM Promotions Director, joined KRQE’s This Morning show along with Marsha Julian and Debra Hassi to talk about the upcoming RYM. Watch above.
    From now until the end of October, every Sunday, vend
  • Opponents file emergency appeal to stop ART construction

    Opponents of the Albuquerque Rapid Transit project filed an emergency motion this week asking a federal appeals court to order a halt to the construction that began Monday. They say the work — demolishing medians and making other changes to prepare Central Avenue for the project — has proven their point: Reducing the number of […]
  • Get Fit with Kristen Rowe

    ALBUQUERQUE, NM (KRQE)–  Halloween snacking is right around the corner, but there are ways to keep on a healthy track at home, during celebrations and at the door.
    Fitness Expert, Kristin Rowe, joined KRQE’s This Morning team discuss the ways to resist candy snacking and demonstrate how to make “Healthy Monster Mouths.” Watch above.
    When at home, Rowe, suggests drinking a lot of water to keep the temptation of snacking on candy
  • 2 Gallup residents accused of using dead woman’s credit card

    GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say two Gallup residents have been accused of illegally using the credit card of a California woman who died in a New Mexico car crash.
    New Mexico State Police say 40-year-old Bryan Burrola and 36-year-old Amy Lucero were arrested Wednesday in Gallup.
    They both are being held on suspicion of credit card fraud and possession of a stolen credit card.
    Raina Lopez died in an Aug. 29 crash on Interstate 40 and her vehicle was removed from the scene by a Gallup to
  • Suspect taunts Santa Fe PD on Facebook, police get last word

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – It started with a Facebook post from the Santa Fe Police Department, asking for the public’s help to find Carlito Quintana.
    Police said he’s a 20-year-old man wanted for a long list of serious crimes.
    “He’s wanted for criminal sexual penetration, two counts,” said Captain James Lamb with the Santa Fe Police Department. “Criminal sexual contact of a minor, one count,”
    The intention of the post was to get tips, but what pol
  • Albuquerque man creates highway model using toy cars to deter wrong way drivers

    SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – There’s been three cases of wrong way drivers in less than a month in Santa Fe along I-25; one of the cases resulted in a crash killing a 23-year-old man.
    Police suspect each wrong way driver was driving drunk. Now, one Albuquerque man said he believes he has a way to prevent this from happening again.
    Conrad Carrasco built his own small scale model with flashing signs and spike strips that will deploy as soon as a driver gets on a ramp going the wrong way. Hi
  • Pedestrian dies in hit-and-run in Santa Fe

    SANTA FE — A pedestrian was struck and killed in a hit-and-run accident in front of the Albertson’s on North Guadalupe Street Thursday evening, according to the Santa Fe Police Department. Officers have spoken with the 20-year-old male driver, but he was not charged as of Friday afternoon. The identity of the pedestrian has also […]
  • UNM hoops: Single-game tickets go on sale Saturday

    Single-game tickets for all 17 men’s and 19 women’s home games will be available exclusively online at www.unmtickets.com starting Saturday  before going on sale in person on Monday. As always, fans who purchase tickets online may choose the print-at-home option for tickets. Single-game tickets will go on sale Monday at the Lobo Ticket Office at The Pit, […]
  • KRQE Cares: Albuquerque middle school students receive free shoes

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – People are helping bring smiles to the faces of Albuquerque middle schoolers.
    Friday, students from Hayes Middle School took a field trip to Payless Shoes to pick out a new pair for tennis shoes for free.
    It’s all part of the “KRQE Cares” campaign. With your help, KRQE News 13 has helped give shoes to thousands of underprivileged kids.
    KRQE News 13 will be visiting many more schools over the year.
    As part of the program, KRQE News 13 w
  • Traveling replica of Vietnam memorial visits Moriarty

    MORIARTY, N.M. (KRQE) – People who may not be able to make it to Washington DC to see the National Vietnam Veterans Memorial now have the chance to see it in Moriarty.
    The Moving Wall is a traveling half-sized replica of the wall in Washington DC. It lists the names of the more than 58,000 Americans killed in combat or missing in action. That includes more than 400 New Mexicans.
    “It’s something we need to keep in front of the public. The sacrifices…not just for the Vietn
  • Belen High School senior starts GoFundMe page for college tuition

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – She’s smart, she has drive and is determined to go to college, but the big thing is — she doesn’t have is the money to do it. So, she’s getting creative.
    Joy Havens is a senior at Belen High School and is determined to get a college degree in animal science. She’s been helping animals since she was a little girl.
    While her dad said he would max out the credit cards if he had to, to give her a college education, Havens doesn&rsqu
  • 26,000 missing mail items found; ex-postal worker charged

    STERLING, Colo. — Authorities say they recovered more than 26,000 pieces of undelivered mail in northeastern Colorado and arrested a former Postal Service worker. The U.S. Attorney’s Office said Friday the recovered mail was addressed to people in Sterling and Fort Morgan. Authorities haven’t said where or how they found it. Twenty-two-year-old Tayson Adam Hidalgo […]
  • Bernalillo County to open more early voting centers, ballot totals released

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – More early voting centers will open Saturday in Bernalillo County.
    The 18 new centers are in addition to the County Clerk’s annex that has been open since last week.
    All will stay open until November 5th. To see all polling locations, click here.
    The Bernalillo County Clerk’s Office has released the absentee and early voting number totals that they have received so far. Those numbers are as follows:Early voting totals:
    Democrat: 3,822
  • The Latest: 67 seek medical care after Kansas chemical spill

    ATCHISON, Kan. — The Latest on the chemical spill at a plant in Atchison, Kansas, (all times local): 5:05 p.m. More than 60 people sought medical attention after a chemical spill at a distilling plant that released a noxious cloud in northeast Kansas. The Kansas Department of Emergency Management says the cloud occurred Friday morning […]
  • Updated: Wonder Woman named a special UN ambassador, despite protests

    UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations celebrated Wonder Woman’s 75th birthday on Friday by naming the comic book character as its new Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Woman and Girls, despite frustration from both inside and outside the world organization that the spot should go to a real — and less sexualized — woman. […]
  • Updated: As son was dying in hot car, Georgia man sent teen sex texts

    BRUNSWICK, Ga. — A Georgia man swapped sexual text messages with a teenage girl while his toddler son sat dying in the back seat of the father’s sweltering SUV, his young texting partner testified in court Friday. Jurors at the trial of Justin Ross Harris also watched police video Friday of Harris just a few […]
  • Updated: Pence again finds himself as Donald Trump’s clean-up man

    RENO, Nevada — It’s become a familiar routine for Mike Pence. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says something headline-grabbing, dubious or outright false, and his mild-mannered running mate sets out to refashion the boss’s argument. It’s happening again this week with the campaign’s most fundamental question: whether Trump would accept the legitimacy of election results […]
  • Iraqi , Kurdish forces say they feel let down by level of U.S.-led air support

    KANHASH, Iraq — Iraqi and Kurdish forces have relied heavily on U.S.-led coalition jets as they have won back territory from the Islamic State. But now, in the country’s largest offensive since the 2003 invasion, some say they aren’t getting what was promised. Iraqi army commanders advancing from the southeast complain that they have been […]
  • UNM students create game to help end world hunger

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – University of New Mexico students are trying to solve world hunger, and they’re doing it by creating a game.
    Dr. Sarita Cargas, the lead faculty in charge of the program, says solving world hunger isn’t a simple task. She hopes the game will help simplify the process and educate at the same time.
    The computer game will include fun visuals and facts that will detail climate change predictions, world population predictions and growing crops in different
  • More weekend closures planned for bridgework near the Big-I

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Another weekend of construction is planned near the Big-I.
    The New Mexico Department of Transportation and contractor Truesdell Corporation says they will be performing more bridgework beginning Friday at 9 p.m.
    Drivers can expect a full closure of  I-25 northbound to I-40 eastbound flyover ramp, along with two lane closures on I-40 eastbound near University Blvd.
    NMDOT says the construction will end Monday morning at 5 a.m. unless crews
  • Updated: The Latest: Executive director will testify, NJ Transit says

    TRENTON, N.J. — The Latest on a legislative hearing on New Jersey Transit following last month’s fatal train crash (all times local): 4 p.m. New Jersey Transit says its new executive director will testify before a state legislative committee that’s investigating it after last month’s deadly crash. An NJ Transit spokeswoman says Steve Santoro looks […]
  • Hit and myth: Evidence debunks the notion that poinsettias can prompt fatal reactions

    As you think about decorating for the holidays, don’t worry about having poinsettias around. “Those beautiful flowers you’ve been so wary of keeping in your home during the holidays (lest they poison pets or children) are not toxic,” reports Live Science, citing a study that looked at nearly 23,000 cases of poinsettia exposure reported to […]
  • Updated: This Mormon college offers amnesty to victims of sexual assault

    As Brigham Young University re-examines its approach to investigating reports of sexual assault, amid an outcry that students who reported assaults have been punished for violating the school’s strict honor code, a small liberal arts college in the Blue Ridge Mountains could emerge as a model for the future. Southern Virginia University, in Buena Vista, […]
  • Undiscovered moons may lurk around Uranus

    Uranus, surely the most frequently disrespected planet in our solar system, may host a pair of tiny hidden moons. Uranus already has 27 known moons (which, fun fact, are named for Shakespearean characters instead of the usual Greek and Roman mythological figures). But now researchers think they’ve found signs of “moonlet wakes” (wow, this is […]
  • The latest disaster risk from climate change – huge glacial floods

    We all hear about how the glaciers of Greenland and Antarctica are losing ice, and so threatening to raise our sea levels — perhaps quite dramatically. But mountain ranges across the globe are also strewn with far smaller glaciers that are suffering perhaps an even bigger wallop from rising temperatures — and now, new research […]
  • Chemical cloud over Kansas community dissipates

    ATCHISON, Kan. (AP) — A chemical spill at a northeast Kansas distilling plant released a noxious cloud of fumes Friday, forcing temporary evacuations and sending more than 30 people to the hospital, officials said.
    The spill occurred at the MGP Ingredients plant in Atchison, according to Katie Horner, spokeswoman for the Kansas Department of Emergency Management. She said the spill occurred as two chemicals, sulfuric acid and sodium hypochlorite, were mistakenly combined at the plant, whic
  • 1st Judicial District Attorney, Marco Peter Serna (D)

    Marco Peter Serna PARTY: Democratic AGE: 33 EDUCATION: St. Michael’s High School, class of 2001; University of Arizona, class of 2005, bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and Public Administration; St. Mary’s University (San Antonio, Texas) School of Law, class of 2008, Juris Doctor degree. OCCUPATION: Attorney POLITICAL\GOVERNMENT\LEGAL EXPERIENCE: Legal Bureau of the Risk Management Division, […]
  • Christie aide on trial says she told him of ‘traffic study’

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s former deputy chief of staff testified Friday in her criminal trial that she told him about a traffic study on the George Washington Bridge before sending an email that it was “time for some traffic problems,” which prosecutors say started a political revenge plot.
    Bridget Kelly is accused of plotting with two other former Christie allies to close lanes on the bridge that connects New Jersey and New York as revenge agai
  • 1st Judicial District Attorney, Yvonne Chicoine (R)

    Yvonne Marie Chicoine PARTY: Republican AGE: 60 EDUCATION: Juris Doctor, 2007, School of Law, University of New Mexico, and recipient, 2007 Irwin Stern Moise Award in Legal and Judicial Ethics; Bachelor of Arts (magna cum laude), 1977, School of International Studies, Bradley University, Peoria, Ill.; Institute on Comparative Political and Economic Systems, summer 1975, Georgetown […]
  • Breaking: Celebration of service marks anniversary of officer Webster’s death

    About 100 people have gathered in Civic Plaza to celebrate the life of Albuquerque Police officer Daniel Webster, who was shot in the line of duty one year ago.
  • Community comes together to honor Officer Daniel Webster

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Friday marks one year since Albuquerque police officer Daniel Webster was gunned down during a traffic stop. On the somber anniversary of his death, the community is coming together to honor the fallen officer.
    The Celebration of Service at Civic Plaza began at noon and lasts until 1 p.m. There are food trucks here, the honor guard and music and a balloon release are planned.
    Officer Webster was shot during a traffic stop on Central and Eubank a year ago today.
  • Mayor’s youth council launches ABQ Kindness campaign, app

    Mayor Richard Berry’s youth advisory council on Friday challenged Albuquerque residents — adults and children alike — to commit one million acts of kindness. It can be as simple as helping someone who’s fallen, welcoming a new student to school or offering a compliment. A free city application for smart phones, ABQ Kindness, allows people […]
  • Updated: Washington State meets Arizona State amid accusations of sign stealing

    TEMPE, Ariz. — Washington State coach Mike Leach told the Pac-12 to look at whether Arizona State stole signs last season, joining a chorus of teams accusing the Sun Devils. Leach has taken it too far this season, according to the Pac-12. The conference fined Leach $10,000 and officially reprimanded him on Thursday, adding a […]
  • New Mexico Military Institute celebrates 125 years

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) – This year’s homecoming celebration at the New Mexico Military Institute is about more than just a football game. The school is marking its 125th anniversary.
    To celebrate, the Roswell Daily Record reports that cadets will be representing each decade of the institute’s history by wearing uniforms from those decades.
    In 1898, 13 cadets made history by being the first women to enroll, including Edith Matthews. She’ll be represented this weekend by her gr
  • A giant nude statue in California is stirring controversy

    SAN LEANDRO, Calif. (AP) — There have long been complaints about the lack of women in the tech industry. Now there’s a towering female figure, in a tech park across the bay from San Francisco, although not quite what some people had in mind.
    A 55-foot tall statue of a nude woman unveiled this week in the working-class community of San Leandro is stirring controversy and a lot of conversation.
    At the base of the 13,000-pound statue is a message in 10 languages that says: “What w
  • DOE finishes toxic waste cleanup at 4 Los Alamos sites

    LOS ALAMOS, N.M. — The U.S. Department of Energy says it has finished cleaning up toxic waste at four northern New Mexico sites. The Los Alamos Monitor reports (http://bit.ly/2e7NjAE ) that soil at four locations on the south rim of the Los Alamos Canyon was contaminated with waste leftover from the Manhattan Project and early […]

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