• Albuquerque woman locks herself in NMSP station bathroom

    Albuquerque woman locks herself in NMSP station bathroom
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico State Police are searching for a woman, who gave them a hard time during a DWI arrest, and then didn't show up to court.
    According to a criminal complaint, a New Mexico State Police officer noticed a blue Dodge driving erratically and speeding down I-40 near downtown Albuquerque last month.
    Lapel video shows the officer follow behind the Dodge for several minutes, watching as the car weaves between lanes, and ultimately get onto I-25 south. The of
  • 8-year-old recovering after climbing accident in Sandias

    8-year-old recovering after climbing accident in Sandias
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - An 8-year-old Albuquerque girl is on a long road to recovery after a scary accident in the Sandias left her seriously injured. While it's common to see families climbing boulders along trails in the Sandias, a climb last Sunday turned into a life-changing event for the Lewis family and their daughter, Callaway. NM woman raises funds to help COVID patients connect with loved onesThe trail near Tierra Montanosa Drive NE and Camino de la Sierra NE is a favorite for Anthon
  • UNM sweeps in their double header with Air Force on Saturday. 11-7 & 5-2

    UNM sweeps in their double header with Air Force on Saturday. 11-7 & 5-2
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - UNM Baseball held their home opener on Saturday afternoon, at their newly renovated stadium. Tickets were sold out for this game at Santa Ana Star Field and fans got a show on Saturday, as UNM racked up 15 total runs in their two games with Air Force.
    In game one of their double-header, UNM beat Air Force 11-7, after trailing 4-2 going into the bottom of the third inning. UNM would score seven runs in the home half of the third, including a three-run home run from Harr
  • Eddie Nuñez in search of a replacement for Paul Weir

    Eddie Nuñez in search of a replacement for Paul Weir
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - On Friday night, the UNM Athletic Department announced that they will be parting ways with UNM Men's Basketball Coach Paul Weir at the conclusion of this season. UNM Athletic Director Eddie Nuñez spoke to the media on Saturday morning and gave an update on the current state of Lobo Men's Basketball.
    "Extremely appreciative of Paul and being able to get to this point together, understanding where we both see this program and where it needs to be, and we look forw
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  • Petition circulates against Senate Bill 247

    Petition circulates against Senate Bill 247
    SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - Nearly 2,000 people have signed an online petition to get a proposed bill thrown out of the legislature, but not everyone is against the legislation. "The sounds, the smells, the screaming, the gunshots," Jessica Throne remembers the day Nathaniel Jouett walked into the Clovis Carver Library, where she worked and started shooting. Bill that would legalize marijuana in NM passes House, heads to Senate"You're stuck with that," said Throne. "Not only was I shot and injured,
  • DOJ, city of Albuquerque to investigate APD Use of Force cases

    DOJ, city of Albuquerque to investigate APD Use of Force cases
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - A judge has approved the city and the Department of Justice's request to form a team to investigate police use of force cases. Federal Judge James Browning signed off on the order after a court hearing this weekend. Proposal would hire outside team to oversee Albuquerque Police DepartmentThe DOJ and the city had proposed the hiring of an administrator and a team of investigators to assist Albuquerque police's internal affairs division, in investigating use of force cas
  • Second woman accuses Governor Cuomo of sexual harassment

    Second woman accuses Governor Cuomo of sexual harassment
    ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A second woman has accused New York Governor Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment. Speaking to the New York Times, former aide Charlotte Bennett, 25, claims the governor asked her if she was monogamous and if she had ever been with an older man.The former health policy adviser also makes claims the 63-year-old Governor said he was "open to relationships with women in their 20s."Ex-Cuomo aide publishes account of sexual harassment
    On Feb 24, Bennet posted a tweet quoting Cuom
  • FDA authorizes Johnson & Johnson's single-dose COVID-19 vaccine

    FDA authorizes Johnson & Johnson's single-dose COVID-19 vaccine
    WASHINGTON (NewsNation Now) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized Johnson and Johnson's single-dose COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use Saturday, making it the third vaccine available in the United States and the first that only takes one dose to protect against the coronavirus.
    An FDA panel of U.S. health advisers unanimously endorsed the one-dose vaccine on Friday. A few million doses of the new vaccine could begin shipping as early as Monday.
    The company has said it can deli
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  • Local group sets goal to plant 4,000 trees across Albuquerque

    Local group sets goal to plant 4,000 trees across Albuquerque
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - Volunteers with Tree New Mexico and other city staff planted 200 trees in the San Jose and South Broadway neighborhoods. The effort is part of the city's Neighbor-Woods program. Street Safe New Mexico works to help those who are homeless amid winter conditionsIt aims at planting 10,000 trees over 10 years to support what the city calls a "thriving urban forest." Project leaders say it also promotes pride in the community. "It really does build a lot of community. It's
  • Crime Stoppers requesting public's help in Eddy County homicide

    Crime Stoppers requesting public's help in Eddy County homicide
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) - Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help in solving a homicide in Eddy County. The Eddy County Sheriff's Office says they found the body of Stevi Odom-Lynch on an oil lease road Friday. What’s happening around New Mexico Feb 26 – Mar 4This is near the area of East Kinkaid Ranch Road and North Lake Road, south of Artesia. Deputies say foul play was involved in Odom-Lynch's death.Crime Stopper is offering up to $4,000 for tips leading to an arrest. If anyone h
  • Marijuana dispensary director charged with negligent arson

    Marijuana dispensary director charged with negligent arson
    SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - The executive director of a marijuana dispensary in Santa Fe has been charged in connection with a fire. Carlos Gonzales with New Mexi-Cann Natural Medicine is facing two felony counts of negligent arson, stemming from the incident at the dispensary back in October. Former marijuana dispensary employee sues owners after lab explosionAccording to the criminal complaint, two people were working in the extraction room when a fire broke out. Two employees suffered severe burn
  • Student-athletes, families continue “Let Us Play” protest at the Roundhouse

    Student-athletes, families continue “Let Us Play” protest at the Roundhouse
    SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - Student-athletes and families across New Mexico protested at the state capitol Saturday, urging the state to allow them to play sports and participate in extracurricular activities even if their district is doing remote learning. Organizers said Sunday’s protest comes after they believed the state ignored their requests during their peaceful protest in Albuquerque last Saturday on the same topic. PED Secretary requests modification to spring assessment
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  • Southwest Albuquerque street light project gets underway

    Southwest Albuquerque street light project gets underway
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - A major street light project is about to get underway in southwest Albuquerque. "Because of the lack of infrastructure, historic lack of infrastructure, many of our streets are very very dark. It becomes a public safety issue, a navigation issue," said City Councilor Klarissa Peña. West side road project held back yet againThere are going to be 267 new decorative street lights that are all LED along major roads – including parts of Arenal, Tower, Sage, Gib
  • Scholarship fund set up to honor Superintendent Trujillo

    Scholarship fund set up to honor Superintendent Trujillo
    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (KRQE) - There's now a scholarship fund honoring the New Mexico superintendent killed while walking her dogs this week. Las Cruces Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Karen Trujillo was hit and killed by a driver on Thursday while walking her two dogs. Las Cruces Public Schools, police hold news conference following death of superintendentThe fund will be collected by New Mexico State University, as Trujillo was a proud Aggie. Trujillo's family plans to create the scholarship fund
  • Third stimulus checks: Here's where we stand as February ends

    Third stimulus checks: Here's where we stand as February ends
    WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) -- On early Saturday, the idea of a new round of $1,400 stimulus checks moved one step closer to reality as the House approved a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill that was championed by President Joe Biden. “We have no time to waste,” Biden said at the White House after the House passage early Saturday. "We act now — decisively, quickly, and boldly — we can finally get ahead of this virus.”The new president’s vision for infusing cash acro
  • State of the City goes virtual for 2021

    State of the City goes virtual for 2021
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - On Saturday, the City of Albuquerque announced that this year's State of the City will happen virtually. The hour-long program will air across multiple times and platforms between March 14 and 20. Mayor Keller, AFR fire chief discuss increase in significant structure firesThe event, which will include an address by Mayor Tim Keller, will air first on the mayor's Facebook page at 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 14. It will make its premier on YouTube Albuquerque Media's YouTube
  • NMPED: 24 schools on COVID-19 watchlist

    NMPED: 24 schools on COVID-19 watchlist
    SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - The New Mexico Public Education Department announced 24 school buildings in the state appeared on the covid-19 Watchlist for the week ending on Feb. 26. To be put on the watchlist, a school or business had to have at least two Rapid Responses within a two-week period.ALAMOGORDO
    ● Alamogordo High
    ● New Mexico School for the BlindALBUQUERQUE:
    ● Albuquerque High
    ● APS Student Transportation
    ● Hoover Middle
    ● Hope Christian High School
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  • WATCH LIVE: UNM Athletic Director Eddie Nuñez holds press conference, regarding UNM Men's Basketball

    WATCH LIVE: UNM Athletic Director Eddie Nuñez holds press conference, regarding UNM Men's Basketball
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - On Saturday, UNM Athletics will be holding a press conference regarding the future of UNM Men's Basketball. On Friday it was announced that Head Coach Paul Weir would be leaving the Lobos at the end of the current season, four years into his six-year contract. The press conference will stream on this page.
  • UNM Athletic Director Eddie Nuñez holds press conference, regarding UNM Men's Basketball

    UNM Athletic Director Eddie Nuñez holds press conference, regarding UNM Men's Basketball
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - On Saturday, UNM Athletics will be holding a press conference regarding the future of UNM Men's Basketball. On Friday it was announced that Head Coach Paul Weir would be leaving the Lobos at the end of the current season, four years into his six-year contract. The press conference will stream on this page.
  • Biden hails House passage of $1.9T virus bill, now to Senate

    Biden hails House passage of $1.9T virus bill, now to Senate
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House approved a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill that was championed by President Joe Biden, the first step in providing another dose of aid to a weary nation as the measure now moves to a tense Senate. “We have no time to waste,” Biden said at the White House after the House passage early Saturday. "We act now — decisively, quickly, and boldly — we can finally get ahead of this virus. We can finally get our economy moving again. People in t
  • Los Lunas Football honors 19 seniors on Friday night

    Los Lunas Football honors 19 seniors on Friday night
    LOS LUNAS, N.M. (KRQE) - Los Lunas High School is one of the multiple schools that aren't playing sports this school year. Football is a big deal in Tiger Country, and that's why the football program held a special send-off to their 19 seniors in the class of 2021. "It was good to be around all the boys one last time and getting to get one last break and see everybody's faces before like, we never see them again you know," said Los Lunas stand out Tyler Kiehne. APS Protest: More from local playe
  • How do you negotiate your salary in an uncertain economy?

    How do you negotiate your salary in an uncertain economy?
    (NerdWallet) -- The pandemic-related recession has altered many job descriptions. For Haley Jones, a 24-year-old resident of Michigan, the coronavirus changed the needs of her company, and as she adapted to meet them, her responsibilities were no longer confined to her marketing specialist role.“I graduated with a marketing degree, no medical experience at all, and I ended up having to scrub in at our surgery center and help patients get prepped for anesthesia,” Jones says. After add
  • Albuquerque ice cream shop hit by vandals

    Albuquerque ice cream shop hit by vandals
    I Scream Ice Cream on Carlisle was the victim of crime-- again.
  • Lobo sports able to host indoor home events

    Lobo sports able to host indoor home events
    UNM Athletics can play home games indoors, according to the Public Health Order, though there can’t be any fans in attendance. A governor’s office spokesperson confirmed those details to KOB 4 Friday.
  • House speaker files motion to dismiss ethics complaint against him

    House speaker files motion to dismiss ethics complaint against him
    SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - The New Mexico Speaker of the House has filed a motion to dismiss an ethics complaint against him. Democratic House Speaker Brian Egolf sponsored and voted for House Bill 4, a civil rights act that would allow people to sue public bodies like city and county governments in state court, as opposed to federal court. House leader seeks anti-discrimination rules for LegislatureEgolf is a Santa Fe attorney who handles civil rights cases. Former District Court Judge Sandra Pric
  • Sunport launches survey about traveling during pandemic

    Sunport launches survey about traveling during pandemic
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - It's been a little more than two weeks since the state lifted the mandatory 14-day quarantine for anyone traveling into New Mexico and the Sunport said it is just starting to see its impact.
    A spokesperson said it's too early to see how much of an impact lifting the quarantine requirement will have, but said it is already seeing a slight uptick in travelers the past two weeks. The Sunport now has an online survey to gauge the future of travel.
    "The biggest goal is to g
  • BLM protest closes down streets in downtown Albuquerque

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - A Black Lives Matter protest closed down streets in downtown Albuquerque Friday evening. The protest began on Lomas earlier in the evening by the district courthouse. NM GOP lawmakers call for removal of fencing around RoundhouseMore than 60 people chanted and held signs, supporting the Black Lives Matter movement, some gave impassioned speeches. Officers blocked off at least one street Friday. Protesters marched down Lomas, with officers nearby.
  • Lady Gaga's French bulldogs found safe; dog walker expected to recover

    Lady Gaga's French bulldogs found safe; dog walker expected to recover
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lady Gaga's two French bulldogs, which were stolen by thieves who shot and wounded the dogwalker, were recovered unharmed Friday, Los Angeles police said. A woman brought the dogs to the LAPD's Olympic Community Police Station, just northwest of downtown, around 6 p.m, said Capt. Jonathan Tippett, commanding officer of the elite Robbery-Homicide Division.Lady Gaga’s representative and detectives went to the station and confirmed that they were the dogs.
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  • Local ice cream shop's storefront smashed

    Local ice cream shop's storefront smashed
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - A local ice cream shop is picking up the pieces after being the target of a brazen burglar. Bill and Will Warren own I Scream – Ice Cream on Carlisle and Indian School. Two teens charged with series of burglaries across metroThe two arrived at work Friday morning to find the front door had been shot and smashed. They say the thief didn't steal anything but did destroy property, including their cash register."Yeah it's a shame, especially at a time when business i
  • Paul Weir out at season's end at New Mexico

    Paul Weir out at season's end at New Mexico
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - University of New Mexico men's basketball coach Paul Weir is coaching his last season with the school. In an exchange of texts, UNM Athletic Director Eddie Nuñez confirmed to KRQE sports that Weir will depart at the end of the season.
    Nuñez said the agreement to leave was mutual between the two parties. Nuñez thanked Weir and wished him the best in the future in a press release from the school. “Paul and I agree that a change of leadership in

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