• Second suspect arrested in murder of Bernalillo County man

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – One of the teens connected to the murder of a man has been arrested.BCSO deputies discovered the body of 30-year-old Ivan Bocanegra in a truck on the Parajito Mesa in September of 2018. Investigators say Bocanegra was threatened at gunpoint before he was beaten to death.Christopher Herrera was arrested and later pleaded no contest to conspiracy and tampering with evidence. Jonathan Herrera has been on the run ever since and was finally taken into custody in El Pa
  • Mother of child killed in hot car files lawsuit

    PORTALES, N.M. (KRQE) – The mother of a one-year-old that was killed after being left in a hot car by two daycare workers has filed a lawsuit against the state.Maliyah Jones was killed in July of 2017 while at the Taylor’s Daycare in Portales. Her mother says Maliyah’s death could’ve been prevented had the state properly trained the daycare employees.
    Maliyah and another one-year-old, Aubriauna Loya, were both left in a hot car for nearly three hours that day. Sandi and M
  • Silver alert issued for Bernalillo County woman

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Albuquerque Police Departments Missing Persons Unit is asking for the public’s help in locating 73-year-old Lili Hunter.Hunter was last seen at the Eye Associates at 806 Martin Luther King Ave. NE around 10 a.m. on the morning of November 15. She walked away from the facility and from her caregiver. Hunter suffers from dementia and schizophrenia and can easily get lost.She was last seen wearing blue jeans with a hole in them, a shirt with peach and blue
  • Cowboys down Lions 35-27

    (AP) — Dak Prescott threw for 444 yards and three touchdowns, lifting the
    Dallas Cowboys to a 35-27 win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday.The Cowboys
    (6-4) have won three of four games, leaning on the league’s top offense.Dallas has
    had balance with the ball, but Prescott was passing with such ease that it
    wasn’t necessary to try to move the ball much on the ground in the Motor City.The Lions
    (3-6-1) were without Matthew Stafford for a second straight game and have lost
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  • Late Roswell firefighter honored at banquet

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Roswell firefighter who died in a fireworks explosion was honored for making the ultimate sacrifice.Jeff Stroble was killed, and Hoby Bonham was injured, following a fireworks explosion back in June. Saturday at the Albuquerque Marriott, the New Mexico Business Coalition held a Heroes Banquet, paying tribute to some of the state’s top champions of courage.This included Stroble and his family, who say it helps with the healing process. “I hope so.
  • Car crashes into gym locker room

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – An Albuquerque gym is cleaning up a big mess from Saturday.A viewer sent in photos of a crash at the Sports and Wellness Riverpoint Gym near Paseo del Norte and Coors. They say it damaged the men’s shower room.KRQE reached out to APD to find out if anyone was injured or what caused the crash, but have not heard back.
  • Proposed future of old Santa Fe college site ambitious

    SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – People are bringing big ideas about how to redevelop the now-defunct Santa Fe University of Art and Design.The city will start evaluating 21 proposals received for the city-owned midtown campus. Details about the proposed projects were not released, but submissions for master developers of the project came from Central Park Santa Fe, the US Department of Energy Los Alamos Field Office, and more.Officials have said it should be a mixed-use district, including academi
  • Shots fired in Albuquerque park lead to arrests

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Three people were arrested after shots were fired at an Albuquerque park.According to a criminal complaint, 18-year-olds Dominic Giron and Jose Sisneros, 21-year-old Elizabeth Romero, and a juvenile were together near Grisham Park Friday. Witnesses claim Giron fired several shots in the area of three people. No one was hit.All three suspects were taken into custody and appeared in metro court Saturday morning, where the state filed a preventative detention motion
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  • Metro area celebrates national recycling holiday

    RIO RANCHO, N.M. (KRQE) – The City of Rio Rancho is trying to get people to use fewer single-use plastic bags on this “America Recycles Day.”The Parks and Rec Department’s recycle take-back at the Loma Colorado Main Library was aimed at educating people about more sustainable options. People could trade in their plastic grocery bags for reusable ones that officials say can last years.They add that there’s a need in our state to help cut down on these bags which ofte
  • Sunny and warm rest of the weekend

    Temperatures will quickly warm up today under clear skies. It’ll get even warmer on Monday when high pressure builds over New Mexico.
    The first showers appear on Tuesday night in southwest New Mexico. Western and central New Mexico will get most of the rain before noon on Wednesday. The second low pressure system on Thursday will likely bring more rain and mountain snow before quickly moving out on Friday. There will be quite a few areas of concern for slippery roads by Friday morning nort
  • Venice braces for another exceptional tide, tourists flee

    VENICE, Italy (AP) – Venetians are bracing for the prospect of another exceptional tide in a season that is setting records.Officials are forecasting a 1.6 meter (5 feet, 2 inch) surge of water Sunday through the lagoon city. That comes after Tuesday’s 1.87-meter flood, the worst in 53 years, followed by high tide of 1.54 meters on Friday.Those two events mark the first time since records began in 1872 that two floods topped 1.5 meters in the same year – much less the same week
  • Democrat Edwards wins reelection in conservative Louisiana

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – Louisiana’s voters have reelected Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards to a second term, deep in the heart of the conservative South. Saturday’s election outcome shocked Republicans who hoped to reclaim the seat on the strength of President Donald Trump’s popularity.The moderate Edwards cobbled together enough cross-party support with his focus on bipartisan, state-specific issues to defeat Republican businessman Eddie Rispone. Edwards received about 5
  • Aide recounts actions tying Trump to delay in Ukraine funds

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Testimony in the House impeachment investigation is tying President Donald Trump more closely to the allegation that he held up military aid to Ukraine in exchange for investigations of his political rivals.A National Security Council aide said that Ambassador Gordon Sondland told a Ukrainian official that the assistance would be delivered once a Ukraine official announced an investigation into the gas company for which Joe Biden’s son worked.Lawmakers released a tr
  • 2 jets collide after landing in Frankfurt, no one injured

    BERLIN (AP) — Authorities say a collision between two passenger jets on the tarmac at Frankfurt Airport caused damage but left no one injured.The Korean Air Boeing and Air Namibia Airbus planes hit each other shortly after both landed at the airport on Saturday evening.News agency dpa reported that the German Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accident Investigation said Sunday there were no injuries, and it wasn’t immediately possible to detail the extent of the damage to the planes. Author
  • Corrales gallery maintains unique business philosophy

    CORRALES, N.M. (KRQE) – A decades-old pottery store in Corrales offers hand-crafted pieces, but what makes them even more unique is their philosophy you’re not likely to see in a neighboring city like Albuquerque.Tucked away in the quiet Village of Corrales, you’ll find Hanselmann Pottery.
    Around since the ’70s, the items you find on the shelves are made in house by local potters, but you won’t find a clerk in the store helping you with your purchases. Instead, you&
  • Nob Hill celebrates new businesses

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Nob Hill businesses are finding new hope.
    A celebration Saturday welcomed the new businesses setting up shop, like Little Bear Coffee, Organ Mountain Outfitters and the re-opening of Flying Star Cafe.
    More than a dozen businesses have opened or re-opened in the area in the past year, marking what they are calling a new chapter for historic Nob Hill.
    “I think it is time for Nob Hill to go into a new era,” Nob Hill Bar & Grill general manager Matthe
  • New businesses bring ‘new hope’ to Nob Hill

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Nob Hill businesses are finding new hope.
    A celebration Saturday welcomed the new businesses setting up shop, like Little Bear Coffee, Organ Mountain Outfitters and the re-opening of Flying Star Cafe.
    More than a dozen businesses have opened or re-opened in the area in the past year, marking what they are calling a new chapter for historic Nob Hill.
    “I think it is time for Nob Hill to go into a new era,” Nob Hill Bar & Grill general manager Matthe
  • NM Office of African Americans Affairs host 4th annual Inner Beauty Summit

    The New Mexico Office of African American Affairs partnered with APS and New Mexico Women.org to host the 4th Annual Inner Beauty Summit for middle school girls.
  • Making sense of the census: What questions will be asked on the 2020 census?

    The U.S. Census Bureau will start collecting data for the 2020 census in February.
  • 12-year-old girl battles rare blood disease

    Samantha Reynolds is about as goofy as 12-year-olds get.
  • City officials to ask state lawmakers for helping fighting crime, homelessness

    The Albuquerque City Council members will discuss their plans for the 2020 state legislature Monday.
  • Police investigate death of female on Albuquerque's West Side

    The Albuquerque Police department is investigating a homicide in northwest Albuquerque.
  • Letter carriers partner with local food bank to host food drive

    Roadrunner Food Bank teamed up with letter carriers Saturday to help feed thousands of families.
  • Bio tech firm slated to start operating in Albuquerque

    A Massachusetts bio-tech firm is slated to open a manufacturing operation in Albuquerque.
  • More information revealed about Lobo athlete death

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – We’re learning more about the cause of death for Lobo football player Nahje Flowers.Flowers was found dead in his off-campus house on November 5. The team did not give details, but a police report reveals his death was a suicide. Teammates say Flowers had a great attitude and work ethic and will be missed greatly.
    The Lobos return to the football field Saturday against Boise State.
  • Volunteer firefighters accused of stealing from county

    SAN JUAN COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) – A couple of New Mexico volunteer firefighters are accused of embezzling thousands of dollars from the county.The San Juan County Sheriff’s office started investigating after the fire department staff noticed what they’re calling a possible abuse of fuel spending.That’s when 27-year-old Zachary Trujillo, who has been suspended indefinitely, and former volunteer 27-year-old Kyrie Watkins, were arrested. Court documents say they embezzled about
  • Friends and family mourn the loss of Cibola High School teen

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Friends and family mourn the loss of a teen boy shot and killed earlier this week. His friends say his smile could put anyone in a good mood.Isaiah Martinez was only 17-years old, but his friends say he made a big impact on their young lives.Police say the Cibola High School student was killed on Tuesday, just after 7:30 p.m., after what police are calling an accidental shooting. They say the shooting happened at Meadow Lake Place, near Unser and Montano.The teen
  • PHOTOS: Week in photos Nov. 10-16

    In this photo taken Nov. 10, 2019, Alex Flores, 9, holds a 42-pound (19-kilogram) blue catfish he caught while fishing in the New Mexico’s Elephant Butte Reservoir. His father, Kris Flores says the fourth-grader named the fish Wailord after the Pokemon character, and then he released the fish back into the reservoir after taking some photos and videos. (Kris Flores via AP)A rainbow forms as anti-government protesters clash with police during protests in Santiago, Chile, Monday, Nov. 11, 20
  • Dead Heat: No clear favorite in NASCAR championship race

    HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Busch, weary from the hype surrounding NASCAR’s championship race, just wanted to end his media obligations and return his focus to the finale.But there was one final question from the back of the room: UFC fighter Colby Covington had crashed the event and wanted a tip on winning a title bout. Busch gave the fighter colorful advice for a championship smackdown, basically telling Covington not to care about your opponent, put personal feelings aside and go
  • PHOTOS: November 2019 – Mugshot Gallery

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  • Rio Rancho Police hold annual food drive

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Rio Rancho Police will be out in the city Saturday, collecting donations for their annual food drive.The department will be at three locations from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.: The Albertson’s on Enchanted Hills, The Wal-Mart on Unser, and the Smith’s on 528. Rio Rancho Police are looking for non-perishable food items to benefit the Saint Felix Storehouse.
  • Bolivia’s growing crisis turns deadly as 5 killed in clash

    SACABA, Bolivia (AP) – Bolivia’s political crisis turned deadly after security forces opened fire on supporters of Evo Morales in a central town, killing at least five people, injuring dozens and threatening the interim government’s efforts to restore stability following the resignation of the former president in an election dispute.Most of the dead and injured Friday in Sacaba near the city of Cochabamba suffered bullet wounds, said hospital director Guadalberto Lara, calling
  • The Latest: Diplomat describes Trump ‘investigations’ call

    WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump was talking so loudly that Ambassador Gordon Sondland had to hold the phone from his ear, which allowed others at a restaurant in Kyiv to overhear a conversation about “investigations” that’s now part of the impeachment inquiry.That’s according to a person familiar with testimony under way in a closed-door briefing at the Capitol. The person was unauthorized to discuss the proceeding and granted anonymity.Investigators were i
  • Family of missing Albuquerque woman pleads for answers

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The family of a woman missing for two years is holding out hope for answers in her disappearance.
    Elizabeth Hernandez was four months pregnant when she disappeared on Nov. 16, 2017. Her mother says they continue to look for someone who might be able to answer questions about where she might have gone.
    “If you know something that can help us, at this point we don’t have anything really to go on,” Jennifer Brooks, Elizabeth Hernandez’s mothe
  • Ballet Folklorico Del Norte to perform Sunday, Nov. 17

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – You’re invited to a colorful night of culture, all for a good cause.
    Ballet Folklorico Del Norte is a dance group made up of student alumni from Del Norte High School and led by retired teacher, Elaine “Senora” Alarid. They will be showcasing different dances and will be accompanied by Mariachi Tierra Del Encanto.
    The event is sponsored by Grinding Gears Cafe, an organization that helps disabled adults in a working environment. Their performance
  • Woman allegedly attacks bus driver, dog walker, and officer in one day

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A bus driver, a woman walking her dog and a police officer were all attacked in broad daylight, allegedly by the same woman.KRQE News 13 reported on the attack on the bus driver earlier this week. Friday, the woman police say was 32-year-old Erica Garcia’s second victim spoke out.“It was brutal and for no reason, completely unprovoked,” said Kelli, who asked we not share her last name.While out on her daily walk, Kelli’s Chiweenie, ‘
  • Family claims teacher's aide left bruises on boy with special needs

    Parents send their children to school, expecting them to be safe, however, one family is now questioning Albuquerque Public Schools officials after their son came home with bruises.
  • Arsonist caught on Albuquerque family’s home surveillance cameras

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – An Albuquerque family said they were targeted by a complete stranger. Now, they hope someone will recognize the man who was caught on camera torching their house.An Albuquerque family woke up to a giant burn mark on their home near Coors and Fortuna a week ago.“It’s scary, the world has come to a place that is so sad,” said neighbor Kathy Thomas.To find out what happened, they checked their home surveillance cameras and saw a man pouring what ap
  • Albuquerque mom calls out APS for not doing enough to stop bullying

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – An Albuquerque boy says bullies took it too far after an incident this week left him with a broken wrist. Now, his mom is calling out APS, claiming they’re not doing enough to keep students safe.Isaiah Sainz comes from a loving family, but behind the laughter, he’s been struggling through his time at George I. Sanchez Elementary School.“There were these eighth graders and they shoved me from behind. I fell and landed backwards on my wrist like t
  • Man, young boy shot at New Jersey high school football game

    PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Players and spectators ran for cover Friday night when a gunman opened fire at a New Jersey high school football game, wounding two people.One of the wounded was a young boy, who was airlifted to a children’s hospital in Philadelphia “with some serious injuries,” Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner said.Panicked spectators and some of the players knocked down a fence in their haste to escape the confines of the field.“It was mayhem, lit
  • Man, juvenile shot at New Jersey high school football game

    PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Players and spectators ran for cover Friday night when a gunman opened fire at a New Jersey high school football game, wounding two people.A man and a juvenile were seriously injured after a gunman shot into a crowd of people who sat in the bleachers at Pleasantville High School, said Pleasantville Police Chief Sean Riggins.The shooting happened about 8:30 p.m. during a playoff game between the Camden Panthers and the Pleasantville Greyhounds, Riggins said. Atlan
  • Albuquerque man accused of leaving gentlemen’s club in ungentlemanly fashion

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A man left a northeast Albuquerque gentlemen’s club last week, still owing hundreds of dollars in lapdance fees.According to a criminal complaint, 21-year-old Milton Medina ran up a bill of about $510, having received 17 lap dances at the Fantasy World Gentlemen’s Club on the evening of November 8. He allegedly was able to pay $160 of what was owed while in the club, but told the dancer he had more money in his truck and needed to go get it.Once he wa
  • State police identify officer who shot man near Alamogordo

    ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) – The New Mexico State Police have identified the officer who fatally shot a 22-year-old man during a traffic stop west of Alamogordo earlier this month.The state police identified the officer as Jantzen Duran. He has two years of experience with the state police and is stationed in Alamogordo.Authorities say Duran stopped Benjamin Diaz on Nov. 1 for driving 106 mph in a 60 mph zone on US Highway 70. Authorities say he attacked the officer with a folding box cutter an
  • City of Albuquerque scraps ART expansion plan

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The city of Albuquerque is moving on from plans to extend the Albuquerque Rapid Transit route (ART) along University out to the Sunport.
    Since the beginning of ART, the plan has been to add the same bus lanes along University Boulevard, but now the city says that is no longer going to happen.
    In 2016, Mayor Berry’s administration released a video touting the future of the ART buses, explaining that planning was already underway for an ART expansion to Unive
  • Operation Triple Beam aimed to stop fentanyl use, search warrant reveals

    ALBUQUERQUE, NM (KRQE) – Attorney General William Barr Highlighted the problems of fentanyl when he was in Albuquerque earlier this week, declaring it as an epidemic here in New Mexico. Now, a federal search warrant shows what Operation Triple Beam was trying to do to stop the use of fentanyl. Triple Beam took more than 300 violent criminals off the street. The feds also wanted to target drug dealing. For four months, the feds were tracking three people who they say were dis
  • Nob Hill business owners optimistic about the future

    The tide may be changing for businesses in Nob Hill.
  • Albuquerque family mourns woman who was killed by suspected drunk driver

    A family of a woman who was killed by a suspected drunk driver is calling for change.
  • Thief steals surveillance camera outside SE Albuquerque home

    A thief stole security cameras that were supposed to give the southeast Albuquerque homeowners a sense of security.
  • Celebrations mark the return of Sandhill cranes to New Mexico

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico is welcoming some frequent fliers back for the winter.
    “They made a long trip from Alaska and Canada to come and be in New Mexico,” Marj Peterson said. “We’re very lucky that they come here.”
    The Sandhill cranes started arriving early last month during their annual migration south. They are expected to stick around until about March.
    Saturday, the Open Space Visitor Center off Coors is holding a celebration of their return
  • Looking for a new home, harbor seals remain at Albuquerque zoo

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque’s three harbor seals have been missing from their public exhibit at the zoo for nearly a year, but the animals are actually still being cared for on-site.
    The trio known as Baby, Feisty and Gracie remains in a temporary enclosure on BioPark property as the facility’s staff is still trying to find new homes for the marine mammals.
    “What we have created is a giant almost figure eight, so they can come and go freely,” said Dr. Eri

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