• Bernalillo Co. to sign agreement with city to help pay for soccer facility

    Bernalillo Co. to sign agreement with city to help pay for soccer facility
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Bernalillo County is joining forces with the city to help wrap up construction on the practice field for New Mexico United. The championship soccer field at the Mesa Del Sol Regional Sports Complex will serve as a practice and scrimmage facility for the team; The field is finished. Bernalillo County to break ground on next phase of sports complex
    "The field alone puts the county in some very elite soccer company," says County Commission Vice-Chair Steve
  • Child murder case moved from Sandoval to Valencia County

    Child murder case moved from Sandoval to Valencia County
    RIO RANCHO, N.M. (KRQE) - The trial for a man charged with raping and killing a 6-year-old girl will be delayed and moved to a different venue. Leland Hust is accused of the crime against Ariana "Jade" Romero in Rio Rancho back in 2018. Accused child killer’s request for release denied
    Online court records show the trial that was previously set for this month in Sandoval County has been moved to the Valencia County courthouse in Los Lunas. Jury selection happening in early June.
    The defens
  • Fatal pedestrian crash closes Central Sunday

    Fatal pedestrian crash closes Central Sunday
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - One person is dead Sunday evening after being hit by a car. The accident happened around 3:00 p.m. near Dallas and Central. BCSO continue investigation into fatal hit-and-run pedestrian accident
    East and westbound traffic blocked at Central / Dallas - seek alternative route @abqfire— APD Traffic (@ABQTraffic) February 28, 2021
    Police are still advising drivers to stay away from the area. Information on what happened is limited at this point. News 13 will provide
  • BCSO continue investigation into fatal hit-and-run pedestrian accident

    BCSO continue investigation into fatal hit-and-run pedestrian accident
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - More information has come out about the fatal hit and run that happened Saturday evening. Officials say around 7:00 p.m., a pedestrian was struck and killed on Rio Bravo east of Del Rio. The vehicle involved fled the scene. BCSO investigate two serious crashes SaturdayPolice are currently not interviewing any witnesses. They say due to vehicle debris left at the scene the suspect was driving a 1999-2006 possibly red Chevrolet Tahoe. The vehicle would have significant f
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  • Why you should stop waiting to sell your home

    Why you should stop waiting to sell your home
    (NerdWallet) - Real estate agents have an urgent message for homeowners: Now is the time to sell. “A lot of people are missing the best market now by waiting,” says agent Kris Lindahl.Home sellers wield formidable negotiating mojo because demand outweighs supply. Buyers outnumber sellers, as relatively few owners are putting their homes on the market. The supply of homes for sale settled at an unprecedented 1.9 months in January, much lower than the six-month supply that marks equili
  • Trump speaks at CPAC in first post-White House appearance

    Trump speaks at CPAC in first post-White House appearance
    (NewsNation Now) — Donald Trump made his first post-presidential appearance at a conservative gathering in Florida on Sunday.The 45th president spoke this weekend at the 2021 Conservative Political Action Conference, more commonly known as CPAC.
    The annual three-day summit of conservatism is already underway, but you have to scroll all the way to the end of the CPAC agenda to find Trump, who closed out the event with the final address.Conservative gathering in Florida d
  • LIVE: Trump to speak at CPAC in first post-White House appearance

    LIVE: Trump to speak at CPAC in first post-White House appearance
    (NewsNation Now) — Donald Trump will be making his first post-presidential appearance at a conservative gathering in Florida on Sunday.The 45th president is due to speak this weekend at the 2021 Conservative Political Action Conference, more commonly known as CPAC.
    The annual three-day summit of conservatism is already underway, but you have to scroll all the way to the end of the CPAC agenda to find Trump, who is set to close out the event with the final address. He is
  • LIVE: Trump speaks at CPAC in first post-White House appearance

    LIVE: Trump speaks at CPAC in first post-White House appearance
    (NewsNation Now) — Donald Trump will be making his first post-presidential appearance at a conservative gathering in Florida on Sunday.The 45th president is due to speak this weekend at the 2021 Conservative Political Action Conference, more commonly known as CPAC.
    The annual three-day summit of conservatism is already underway, but you have to scroll all the way to the end of the CPAC agenda to find Trump, who is set to close out the event with the final address. He is
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  • Tijeras has successful opening weekend of new drive-in

    Tijeras has successful opening weekend of new drive-in
    TIJERAS, N.M. (KRQE) - A brand new drive-in theater opened up this weekend in the east mountains. Saturday evening was the inaugural showing of Tijeras's Park and View near the Village Hall, showing the classic Forrest Gump. Alamogordo putting on drive-in event in honor of the baseball seasonPNM donated recycled light poles to help build the movie screen for east mountain residents. The mayor says the drive-in received a ton of support and they plan to keep it going. "We intend to do it into the
  • BCSO investigate two serious crashes Saturday

    BCSO investigate two serious crashes Saturday
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - The intersection of Rio Bravo Boulevard and Del Rio Road was shut down due to a fatal hit and run Saturday evening. The intersection closed around 8:00 p.m.
    ***UPDATE***
    Lanes are back open. https://t.co/aXbHQ8EXlZ— BCSO (Sheriff) NM (@BCSONM) February 28, 2021
    BCSO deputies finished their investigation into the crash and reopened the intersection just after 11:30 p.m. Details on the crash are still limited as this is a developing story.
    BCSO also shut down Inter
  • BCSO investigate fatal crash at Rio Bravo and Del Rio

    BCSO investigate fatal crash at Rio Bravo and Del Rio
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - The intersection of Rio Bravo Boulevard and Del Rio Road was shut down due to a fatal hit and run Saturday evening. The intersection closed around 8:00 p.m.
    ***UPDATE***
    Lanes are back open. https://t.co/aXbHQ8EXlZ— BCSO (Sheriff) NM (@BCSONM) February 28, 2021
    BCSO deputies finished their investigation into the crash and reopened the intersection just after 11:30 p.m. Details on the crash are still limited as this is a developing story. News 13 will provide upda
  • 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
  • More wind and snow chances Sunday

    More wind and snow chances Sunday
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) - The wind returns Sunday as a storm system moves into New Mexico, bringing a chance for light snow to many areas. Winds are dying down across New Mexico tonight, but they return Sunday as storm system moves into the state.
    A strong backdoor cold front will move across eastern New Mexico Sunday, bringing colder temperatures and a strong canyon wind into Albuquerque. Snow will begin in the northern mountains and move south into Sunday night. Snow will also expand across eastern
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
    Athletes
  • 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.

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