• Friday Night Football: Preseason Preview

    Friday Night Football: Preseason Preview
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Friday Night Football is back as high schools across New Mexico count down the days until the 2022 season. Van Tate and Jared Chester are in studio to give a look at every classification in this year's preseason show.Shakeup in class 6AThe top classification has run through Cleveland high school in recent years. The Storm come into the season as two-time defending champions (3 including the shortened COVID season), however there is a new coach at the helm. Longtime
  • Faulty fire hydrants in Truth or Consequences causes family to lose home

    Faulty fire hydrants in Truth or Consequences causes family to lose home
    TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, N.M. (KRQE) – Earlier this week, Larry Barker uncovered a serious public safety issue that's been going on in New Mexico for years. Firefighters show up to battle a fire only to realize there's no water coming from the hydrate. For one family in Truth or Consequences that exact scenario and they lost everything.A five-year investigation by Larry Barker found that there are scores of inoperable fire hydrants across New Mexico with many having been out of order for yea
  • Man accused of driving high and killing two people released pending trial

    Man accused of driving high and killing two people released pending trial
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Omar Martinez, the man accused of killing two people while driving high on fentanyl, will not be held behind bars until trial. In July 2021, Martinez is accused of flying through a red light at Louisiana and Lomas and t-boning Robert and Bonnie Hartwig. The Hartwigs were killed but Martinez was conscious after the crash. VIDEO: NMSP traffic stop goes haywireHe was taken to the hospital that night and blood drawn for DWI testing but was not arrested. It took
  • VIDEO: Vehicle barrels into Albuquerque home, suspects take off

    VIDEO: Vehicle barrels into Albuquerque home, suspects take off
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A peaceful Albuquerque neighborhood is on edge after a vehicle barreled into a home and the suspects took off. The whole thing was caught on camera.In the video, the vehicle is seen speeding down Port Road NW near Central and Unser. The vehicle plows into the yard, hitting the home. From there, five suspects take off on foot, leaving a stolen Mazda behind in the front yard of Esperanza Palomin's home.Man accused of driving though Gallup parade held until tri
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  • Las Vegas woman sentenced for 2019 murder of her boyfriend

    Las Vegas woman sentenced for 2019 murder of her boyfriend
    LAS VEGAS, N.M. (KRQE) – Jennifer Doane, 52, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for the murder of Nickolas Wells. According to court documents, Doane and Wells were in a relationship and got into a fight. That's when they say Doane shot Wells in the face. Police say she called dispatch and admitted to shooting him. https://www.krqe.com/news/crime/man-accused-of-driving-though-gallup-parade-held-until-trialDoane was found guilty of 2nd-degree murder. The court suspended two years
  • City councilor to propose shifting funding from sanctioned homeless camps

    City councilor to propose shifting funding from sanctioned homeless camps
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque City Councilor Dan Lewis is proposing taking funding away from city-sanctioned homeless encampments and putting it to other homeless support services in town. Lewis plans to introduce his proposal at Monday's meeting. That is when the council is set to discuss Councilor Brook Bassan's proposals. Several westbound construction projects cause backups for driversOne proposal would put a moratorium on new sanctioned encampments while her other b
  • Sports Desk: Wynton Bernard gets the call

    Sports Desk: Wynton Bernard gets the call
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – After 11 long seasons of the minor league grind, Wynton Bernard finally got the call to the show. Originally a 35th round selection in the 35th round pick in the 2012 draft by the San Diego Padres, Bernard made 3,854 plate appearances with five different organizations before the Rockies decided to bring him to Major League Baseball."Schaeffer calls a meeting, I am like oh gosh we got another meeting coming, and so I stand up and Schaeffer goes, After 11 hard
  • Crime Stoppers offering reward for information on Santa Fe park murder

    Crime Stoppers offering reward for information on Santa Fe park murder
    SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information about a murder at a Santa Fe park. It happened early Wednesday morning at Ragle Park near St. Francis and I-25.Story continues belowAlbuquerque: Albuquerque approves first Safe Outdoor Space on Menaul and I-25New Mexico: Aerial seeding and mulching to begin on wildfire burn scarCrime: Rio Rancho police detain person after officer shoots in stolen SUV stopKRQE En Español: Jueves 11 de Agosto 2022That's w
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  • LANL and Sandia National Labs to get boost in funding from the feds

    LANL and Sandia National Labs to get boost in funding from the feds
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Billions of dollars are coming to national laboratories around the country including Sandia National Laboratories and Las Alamos National Lab in New Mexico. U.S. Senator Ben Ray Lujan met with the directors from both labs Friday about the impact of the funding on our state. "Chips is good for our country good for New Mexico and good for our national labs. It will help fund microelectronics and groundbreaking initiatives in energy and science…will keep Americ
  • Several westbound construction projects cause backups for drivers

    Several westbound construction projects cause backups for drivers
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Drivers say congestion from the construction along three major roads to get to the west side has added up to an hour to their commute and when they try to take another route they're faced with even more orange barrels.
    Construction on westbound Alameda, westbound Central at Atrisco and westbound I-40 has drivers' patience wearing thin as they sit idling in bumper-to-bumper traffic during peak commute times. “People are impatient and they are trying to
  • Proceeds from cider will help the elephant herd at ABQ Biopark

    Proceeds from cider will help the elephant herd at ABQ Biopark
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Proceeds from a cider will benefit the elephant herd at the ABQ Biopark. Bosque Brewing created the cider called Elephant Kiss. The money will go toward a lab to monitor Elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus in elephants. Zoo, BioPark Society expand fight against virus that killed elephantsWhen Biopark elephants Thorn and Jazmine got sick last year, they had to ship blood samples out and wait for results which delayed treatment. Both elephants died from the
  • Albuquerque paid more than $5M in APD lawsuit settlements in 2019

    Albuquerque paid more than $5M in APD lawsuit settlements in 2019
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The city of Albuquerque has paid out some big-time settlements with the Albuquerque Police Department. Monday, the city council will review civil cases that settled for more than $10,000 from the 4th quarter of Fiscal Year 2019. That report shows the city shelled out more than five million dollars in three lawsuit settlements related to the APD. Tito Pacheco died in 2017 after David Barber crashed into him at Coors and Irving. Barber led police on a chase th
  • New Mexico offering grants to build electric vehicle infrastructure

    New Mexico offering grants to build electric vehicle infrastructure
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The state of New Mexico is trying to help communities become more eco-friendly. In order to do that the Department of Transportation is introducing a new grant for electric vehicle charging stations.The DC Fast EV charging program is a reimbursement program. Grant applicants must demonstrate they’ll be able to cover the full cost of the project prior to being approved for the grant. The new grant will allow rural areas and low to moderate-income areas to
  • Albuquerque cemetery is being vandalized by the homeless

    Albuquerque cemetery is being vandalized by the homeless
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – An Albuquerque cemetery is being run over by homeless and drug users. They are vandalizing the gravesites, and even bathing in the water fountains. The manager, Joshua Glass, fears the problem is going to get worse. “Do you see that hole in the wall, or hole in the chain link fence over there. That's an access point that the homeless created so they could come in here,” says Glass. Sunset Memorial Park has been dealing with gr
  • Man accused of indecent exposure released despite criminal history

    Man accused of indecent exposure released despite criminal history
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Lawrence Abeyta, the man accused of incident exposure at a hotel near I-25, made his first court appearance Friday. Abeyta is accused of touching himself in front of a father and daughter who were having breakfast at the Wyndham Hotel near Gibson and I-25. Suspect arrested in fatal road rage crash that killed two teenagersWhen officers arrived, they say Abeyta ran from them and then jumped into a water-filled arroyo and began swimming. They say he eventually
  • VIDEO: NMSP traffic stop goes haywire

    VIDEO: NMSP traffic stop goes haywire
    LOS LUNAS, N.M. (KRQE) – We are seeing for ourselves just how quickly a police encounter can turn dangerous. A state police officer sees a motorcycle broken down in Los Lunas. He pulls over to help the rider out and it isn't long before all hell breaks loose.Officer: Call it, call it, call it. CNT 5 foot pursuit, foot pursuit. New video shows shooting that left officer injured outside of EdgewoodWithin seconds of pulling over, a state police officer finds himself on the run. Rewind to
  • New Mexico lawmaker pushes for hiring more veterans

    New Mexico lawmaker pushes for hiring more veterans
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Congresswoman Yvette Herrell has introduced legislation that would prioritize the hiring of veterans. The Veteran Recruitment Act would require the United States Secretary of State to send a plan to the President. Hometown Heroes banners to line Santa Fe streets againThat plan would prioritize the recruitment and hiring of veterans for a number of positions within the Department of Defense, Intelligence, and the State Department. That could include training co
  • Proposals now being accepted for Gold King Mine settlement-related projects

    Proposals now being accepted for Gold King Mine settlement-related projects
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The application process has opened for projects that may be funded with $10 million received as part of the Gold King Mine Settlement. The settlement funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provided to the Office of the Natural Resources Trustee is available for projects that restore or replace injured natural resources like river, land, and watershed restoration and conservation, or projects that were impacted by the Gold King Mine release
  • Educational assistants in short supply for Albuquerque Public Schools

    Educational assistants in short supply for Albuquerque Public Schools
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The list of open positions within Albuquerque Public Schools is long. They need everything from bus drivers, nurses, secretaries, and educational assistants. APS is currently down about 200 Educational Assistants. Fewer E.A.'s mean teachers who are already stretched thin, are even more overwhelmed. APS missing 2% of Chromebooks, about $450,000 lossKathy Chavez, the President of Albuquerque Federation of Classified Professionals says there are a lot of t
  • Video: Deputies respond to naked man in Los Lunas

    Video: Deputies respond to naked man in Los Lunas
    LOS LUNAS, N.M. (KRQE) – New video shows how deputy's responded to reports of a naked man in a Los Lunas neighborhood earlier this week. Ryan Romero was found running through yards in the Las Maravillas neighborhood and then hiding in bushes.Albuquerque man accused of breaking into shoe shopSeveral residents captured him on their Ring cameras. He also tried to get into one home. It had neighbors startled and confused. "He's probably loaded with cactus and stickers. Yeah, he is all scr
  • New Rio Rancho police officers get bump in pay

    New Rio Rancho police officers get bump in pay
    RIO RANCHO, N.M. (KRQE) – New Rio Rancho Police Department officers will get paid more than they did before. The city says it has completed a new collective bargaining agreement with the police union. City of Santa Fe, police union agree to officer pay raisesNew officers will now receive $25 an hour, up from $20.80 while dispatch trainees will earn $20 an hour from $17.05. Raises for current officers will also happen at a faster rate and longtime staff will be eligible for retention b
  • FBI recovered 11 sets of classified documents in Trump search: report

    FBI recovered 11 sets of classified documents in Trump search: report
    (The Hill) — The FBI recovered 11 sets of classified documents while conducting the search of former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. The Journal reviewed a three-page list of items that FBI agents took from the Palm Beach, Fla., property on Monday, revealing that they took about 20 boxes of items, binders of photos, a handwritten note and Trump’s grant of clemency to his former adviser Roger Stone, who was convicted in 2019
  • East and central New Mexico drying out, west stays stormy

    East and central New Mexico drying out, west stays stormy
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – We're drying out from east to west across New Mexico this weekend as much drier air arrives around high pressure. Expect partly to mostly sunny skies this weekend in the metro with hotter temps. Highs will reach from 90° into the lower 90s the next few days with the drier weather. Meanwhile, the storms won't disappear but shift to the western areas of NM. Flash flooding will still be possible near the Sacramento Mountains and into the Gila. Look for scattered a
  • Man accused of driving though Gallup parade held until trial

    Man accused of driving though Gallup parade held until trial
    GALLUP, N.M. (KRQE) – Jeff Irving, the man accused of driving drunk though a Gallup parade will remain behind bars until trial. Investigators say his blood alcohol was three times the legal limit when he was caught on camera barreling through the Inter-Tribal Ceremonial Parade. Video shows man drive away from police, through Gallup paradeInvestigators say he then crashed into several vehicles. More than a dozen people, including two police officers, were hurt and investigators say mor
  • WHO plans to rename monkeypox over stigmatization concerns

    WHO plans to rename monkeypox over stigmatization concerns
    LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says it's holding an open forum to rename the disease monkeypox, after some critics raised concerns the name could be derogatory or have racist connotations.
    In a statement Friday, the U.N. health agency said it has also renamed two families, or clades, of the virus, using Roman numerals instead of geographic areas, to avoid stigmatization. The version of the disease formerly known as the Congo Basin will now be known as Clade one or I and the We
  • Aerial seeding and mulching to begin on wildfire burn scar

    Aerial seeding and mulching to begin on wildfire burn scar
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The Santa Fe National Forest Burned Area Emergency Response team is beginning aerial seeding and mulching on August 14. This operation will take place in the south-central part of the Hermits Peak, Calf Canyon Fire burn scar. In New Mexico, there’s not enough water for everyoneSNSF says the seeding and mulching will help soak up rainfall and help stabilize hillsides and reduce post-fire runoff and erosion. They say the mulch will help protect seeds and lead t
  • Vote for America's Best Looking Cruiser calendar

    Vote for America's Best Looking Cruiser calendar
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The 9th Annual American Association of State Troopers "America's Best Looking Cruiser" calendar contest is now underway. New Mexico State Police are in the competition and you can vote for their cruiser as best looking.
    Story continues belowAlbuquerque: Local group petitions to delay Coronado Park closureNew Mexico: Check the list: FBI updates names of missing Native Americans in New MexicoCrime: Rio Rancho police detain person after officer shoots in stolen SUV st
  • Montenegro gunman kills 11 on the street; police kill him

    Montenegro gunman kills 11 on the street; police kill him
    CETINJE, Montenegro (AP) — A man in Montenegro went on a shooting rampage Friday, killing 11 people on the streets of a city before being shot dead, Montenegro state TV reported, quoting police sources.State TV RTCG said the 34-year-old gunman wounded another six people, including a policeman, in the city of Cetinje's Medovina neighborhood, which is near the seat of the former royal government. The city is 36 kilometers (22 miles) west of Podogrica, the current capital of the small Balkan
  • Gunman in Montenegro kills 10, then shot dead by passerby

    Gunman in Montenegro kills 10, then shot dead by passerby
    CETINJE, Montenegro (AP) — A man went on a shooting rampage in the streets of this western Montenegro city Friday, killing 10 people, including two children, before being shot dead by a passerby, officials said.
    Montenegrin police chief Zoran Brdjanin said in a video statement shared with media that attacker was a 34-year-old man he identified only by his initials, V.B.
    Brdjanin said the man used a hunting rifle to first shoot to death two children ages 8 and 11 and their mother, who lived
  • American tourist dies in Rio after being hit by stray bullet

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — An American tourist died in Rio de Janeiro on Friday, three days after he was shot during a confrontation between local drug dealers and vigilantes.The U.S Consulate in Rio and hospital Samaritano Botafogo confirmed Trey Barber's death in separate statements. The consulate did not offer more details due to family privacy issues.Barber was initially identified by police and the hospital as 28-year-old Joseph Trey Thomas. He was shot in the neck in an apartment in North
  • Roswell man sentenced for fatal Christmas Eve crash

    Roswell man sentenced for fatal Christmas Eve crash
    ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – A Roswell man, Dommnic Canales-Flores, who was charged in a deadly Christmas Eve crash in 2020 has taken a plea deal. Officials say then 20-year-old Canales-Flores hit and killed 31-year-old Devaney Brunk. Suspect arrested in fatal road rage crash that killed two teenagersOfficials say he was high on meth when he side-swiped a car, then kept driving at speeds of over 100 miles an hour before crashing head-on with another vehicle. The impact killed Brunk, th
  • House Democrats advance tax and climate bill, kicking off debate

    House Democrats advance tax and climate bill, kicking off debate
    (The Hill) – House Democrats advanced their multi-billion dollar climate, tax and health care bill on Friday, teeing up final passage of the legislation that is key to President Biden’s domestic agenda later in the day.The House approved the rule for the bill, titled the Inflation Reduction Act, in a party-line 219-208 vote, opening three hours of debate equally divided between Democrats and Republicans. Three Republicans and one Democrat did not vote.Final passage is slated for arou
  • West Nile Virus detected in Bernalillo County mosquitos

    West Nile Virus detected in Bernalillo County mosquitos
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Mosquitos testing positive for the West Nile Virus have been identified in Bernalillo County according to the City of Albuquerque Environmental Health Department and Bernalillo County Planning and Development Services Department on Friday. A City of Albuquerque press release states the virus was detected through routine mosquito monitoring, which goes on throughout the city as well as unincorporated areas of Bernalillo County.Story continues belowAlbuquerque
  • ABQ Collective holding Backyard Market 'til October

    ABQ Collective holding Backyard Market 'til October
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – For the last four years, the ABQ Collective has been growing the business sector here in the Duke City. Their upcoming backyard market will continue to do just that.Story continues belowAlbuquerque: Local group petitions to delay Coronado Park closureNew Mexico: Check the list: FBI updates names of missing Native Americans in New MexicoCrime: Rio Rancho police detain person after officer shoots in stolen SUV stopKRQE En Español: Jueves 11 de Agosto 20
  • Is polio spreading again? Virus detected in NYC's sewage

    Is polio spreading again? Virus detected in NYC's sewage
    NEW YORK (AP) — The polio virus has been found in New York City’s wastewater in another sign that the disease, which hadn’t been seen in the U.S. in a decade, is quietly spreading among unvaccinated people, health officials said Friday.The presence of the poliovirus in the city's wastewater suggests likely local circulation of the virus, the city and New York state health departments said.Story continues belowAlbuquerque: Local group petitions to delay Coronado Park closureNew
  • Anne Heche 'not expected to survive' after car crash, rep says

    Anne Heche 'not expected to survive' after car crash, rep says
    (NewsNation) —  Actor Anne Heche "is not expected to survive" after a fiery car crash last week left her in a coma, a representative for the family said in a statement released Thursday.Heche’s car crashed Aug. 5 into a home located on the west side of Los Angeles. The vehicle erupted into flames and firefighters pulled Heche, who was alone, from the car.
    According to the Los Angeles Fire Department, around 60 firefighters responded to the scene. The cause of the crash is still
  • New DOT rule could make air travel less hellish: How it could help you

    New DOT rule could make air travel less hellish: How it could help you
    (NEXSTAR) – The Department of Transportation has proposed a new package of rules that would make it easier for Americans to get their money back when things go wrong in air travel.
    DOT says it has received "a flood" of complaints from travelers who have had their plans disrupted by COVID-19 and pandemic-related fallout, and lost money due to non-refundable ticket purchases.
    Story continues belowAlbuquerque: Local group petitions to delay Coronado Park closureNew Mexico: Check the list: FBI
  • Radio crew gunned down, stores firebombed as violence erupts in Juarez

    Radio crew gunned down, stores firebombed as violence erupts in Juarez
    EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) -- Violence erupted Thursday afternoon in Juarez, Mexico, with a radio crew gunned down outside a pizzeria and assailants firebombing several convenience stores.Around 8 p.m., armed individuals attacked a Little Caeser's Pizza restaurant on Ejercito Nacional Avenue in South Juarez, where a radio station was broadcasting live, promoting the restaurant on-air.3 inmates die as rival gangs clash inside Juarez prison
    Mexican media said the gunmen shot and killed four em
  • BioPark's Obon Festival returns to Botanic Garden

    BioPark's Obon Festival returns to Botanic Garden
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A traditional Japanese festival is returning to the Albuquerque BioPark this weekend. The Obon Festival features traditional dancing and demonstrations and allows guests to decorate flowing lanterns before releasing them onto the pond inside the botanic garden.
    Story continues belowAlbuquerque: Local group petitions to delay Coronado Park closureNew Mexico: Check the list: FBI updates names of missing Native Americans in New MexicoCrime: Rio Rancho poli
  • KRQE Newsfeed: Fatal road rage arrest, Gallup parade video, Drier weekend, Sanctioned homeless camp, School shaving policy

    KRQE Newsfeed: Fatal road rage arrest, Gallup parade video, Drier weekend, Sanctioned homeless camp, School shaving policy
    Friday's Top StoriesAlbuquerque Police releases Muhammad Syed arrest videoMan accused of repeatedly breaking conditions of release stays out of jailAlbuquerque man charged with child abuse released from jailVideo: Deputies talk to family of toddler found wandering at night in AlbuquerqueRio Rancho police detain person after officer shoots in stolen SUV stopNew Mexico State Police investigating fatal police shooting in Eddy CountyVideo: Marshawn Lynch found asleep behind wheel, car tire missingFB
  • Drier weekend and higher temperatures across New Mexico

    Drier weekend and higher temperatures across New Mexico
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Showers and storms are moving southeast through the Gila and lower Rio Grande Valley this morning. Rain will dissipate throughout the morning commute, and the rest of the state will see plenty of sunshine to start the day. Drier air moves into the state today, keeping eastern NM completely dry. The middle Rio Grande Valley and Four Corners will also be very dry today. Isolated storms will be possible in the northern and south central mountains, and scattered shower
  • FBI agents found dozens of classified documents in Mar-a-Lago search: sources

    FBI agents found dozens of classified documents in Mar-a-Lago search: sources
    (NewsNation) — FBI agents found dozens of classified documents during their search of Trump's Mar-a-Lago on Monday, sources confirmed to NewsNation.
    Investigators discovered classified documents in two areas: Trump's personal office above a ballroom and in a storage room near the pool. Sources say there were "boxes everywhere," with some containing Top Secret Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI). Those are considered some of the highest level of classified documents.Since the docum
  • What's happening around New Mexico August 12 - August 18

    What's happening around New Mexico August 12 - August 18
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Check out community events happening from Aug. 12 - Aug. 18 around New Mexico.Albuquerque
    Events
    July 1 - Aug. 17 - Sunflower U-Pick at Big Jim Farms - Sunflower U-Pick will start July 1st and we will be open every day throughout the Summer and Fall. Big Jim Farms is open daily now until the end of October from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Located in the scenic valley of Los Ranchos de Albuquerque. No Pets. Bring sunscreen, a hat, & bottled water.
    Aug. 1 - 26 - Wilson
  • Longstanding shaving policy in Hobbs Municipal Schools stirs up controversy

    Longstanding shaving policy in Hobbs Municipal Schools stirs up controversy
    HOBBS, N.M. (KRQE) –A policy that's been around for more than 30 years in one New Mexico school district is stirring up new controversy. All male students in the Hobbs School District must have clean, shaven faces. It's a rule already facing backlash heading into the first day of school.
    "A couple of my male friends in school got sent into the restrooms with one of the little cheap dollar store razors to go shave," Chey Ann Rusk said.
    Rusk, a former Hobbs High School student, remember
  • New Mexico State Police investigating fatal police shooting in Eddy County

    New Mexico State Police investigating fatal police shooting in Eddy County
    CARLSBAD, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico State Police are investigating a fatal shooting involving the Eddy County Sheriff's Office. Details are limited but they say the suspect died and that deputies were not injured.It happened near West Texas Street and Happy Valley Rd. in Carlsbad. This is a developing story, KRQE News 13 will provide updates as they become available.
  • Program aims to bring broadband internet to more New Mexicans

    Program aims to bring broadband internet to more New Mexicans
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – More New Mexicans will soon have access to broadband internet. The Connect New Mexico Pilot Program will award $123M in grants to cover 75% of total project costs for broadband in unserved and underserved areas in the state. "Internet for all is more than just the connection, it's about making sure that connection is affordable, that the people have the devices that they need, and that they have the skills to use it when they turn it on," said Andy Burke, Special R
  • Hometown Heroes banners to line Santa Fe streets again

    Hometown Heroes banners to line Santa Fe streets again
    SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – Hundreds of banners honoring New Mexico veterans will once again line Santa Fe streets. The removal of the Hometown Heroes banners caused an uproar after officials took them down citing safety concerns about whether the light poles could support them. First New Mexico woman to become a U.S. Marshal honored in PhoenixSince then, the city has worked with the light pole manufacturer to establish how to hang the banners safely. The Santa Fe city council is hol
  • Los Ranchos residents speak out against development at meeting

    Los Ranchos residents speak out against development at meeting
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Los Ranchos residents packed their village council meeting Wednesday to speak out against high-density developments in their neighborhood. It was largely against a multi-use development called "The Village Center" that is already in the works. Los Ranchos residents upset over new developmentThe development, at the southeast corner of Osuna and 4th Street, is slated to feature a grocery store, restaurants, and retail spaces. It will also include more than 200
  • KRQE En Español: Jueves 11 de Agosto 2022

    KRQE En Español: Jueves 11 de Agosto 2022
    La policía de Rio Rancho detiene a una persona después de que un SUV fue robada
    El SUV que fue robado esta mañana ya fue localizado. Todo comenzó alrededor de las 8:15 a.m cuando los oficiales intentaron una parada de tráfico en un vehículo robado. El SUV entró en una casa en Meadowlark Lane cuando los oficiales trataron de tomar al sospechoso en custodia, el conductor comenzó a golpear a un vehículo de la policía. Luego, cuan
  • Albuquerque Police releases Muhammad Syed arrest video

    Albuquerque Police releases Muhammad Syed arrest video
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Albuquerque Police Department has released video showing the arrest of a man suspected of killing at least two Muslim men. Muhammed Syed, 51, was arrested Monday night off of I-40 in Santa Rosa. Suspect arrested in murders of Albuquerque Muslim menThe police video released Thursday evening shows the moments APD officers placed Syed in cuffs. A second video shows officers walking Syed into the main Albuquerque Police station.Syed's arrest has been the sub

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