• Director of APD oversight group resigns

    Director of APD oversight group resigns
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The head of a group created to hold Albuquerque Police accountable, stepped down calling out the organization's board for not automatically reappointing him.
    Story continues belowAlbuquerque: Suspect charged in vandalism of Alvarado Square buildingWeather: Cooler temperatures continue across parts of the stateHealth: Life-saving food allergy treatment comes to AlbuquerqueCrime: Thieves targeting farm equipment in HagermanEspañol: KRQE En Españo
  • Video shows middle school student beating another as no one appears to intervene

    Video shows middle school student beating another as no one appears to intervene
    *Warning: Video above may be difficult to watchALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - Shocking moments unfolded in the hallway of an Albuquerque school as cell phone video captures a middle school-aged boy hitting a girl repeatedly, even as she tries to walk away. A parent says she's outraged that no one stepped in to help the girl.Story continues belowBusiness: Amazon looking to expand with 30,000-square-foot air cargo facility at SunportAlbuquerque: Doomed from the start: The history of Lead and Coal cras
  • 2021 Mayoral Election: Eddy Aragon

    2021 Mayoral Election: Eddy Aragon
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque voters have three choices for their next mayor and over the next three nights, KRQE News 13 will be profiling each of the candidates. Each candidate will be asked the same four questions and an individualized fifth question. What are Albuquerque’s mayoral candidates spending their money on?
    Conservative radio host and lone-Republican candidate, Eddy Aragon, says the mayor's office is the end all be all. For Aragon, winning in November would
  • Mother accused of taking her child prompting Amber Alert charged

    Mother accused of taking her child prompting Amber Alert charged
    CHAPARRAL, N.M. (KRQE) – A warrant is out for the arrest of a mom accused of abducting her child on Tuesday prompting an Amber Alert. Investigators say Renee Garcia took her four-year-old son, who she does not have custody of, from his daycare in Chaparral.
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  • New Mexico United wins crucial match over San Antonio FC

    New Mexico United wins crucial match over San Antonio FC
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico United needed to deliver to help their playoff hopes. They beat San Antonio FC 4-2 at Isotopes Park on Wednesday night. Chris Wehan finished with two goals and was also in on the other two goals for the team.
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    With this victory, New Mexico United now holds an 11 win, nine losses, and a 10 draw record which keeps them in fourth place in the Mountain Division Standings. They have just two matches left for t
  • Plastic bag ban in Taos begins next month

    Plastic bag ban in Taos begins next month
    TAOS, N.M. (KRQE) – Another New Mexico city is saying goodbye to single-use plastic bags. The Town of Taos passed the ordinance back in March of 2020 but delayed the start date because of the pandemic. It is now set to begin on November 1.Story continues belowBusiness: Amazon looking to expand with 30,000-square-foot air cargo facility at SunportAlbuquerque: Doomed from the start: The history of Lead and Coal crashesWeather: Clear skies for most of the statePolitics: Santa Fe cit
  • Sports Desk: UNM men's basketball picked 8th in MW Preseason Poll

    Sports Desk: UNM men's basketball picked 8th in MW Preseason Poll
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Mountain West Media Days tipped off on Wednesday for men's basketball, this year's media summit is virtual. Preseason players and polls came out on the first day, and the University of New Mexico tied for eighth place with Wyoming in the preseason poll.
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    [email protected] is the preseason favorite to win the #MWMBB regular-season title!⁠
    ⁠@Aztec_MBB and @NevadaHoopsalso received first place votes -- who do you think will end up at th
  • Study: Warming climate means shortages on Pecos River

    Study: Warming climate means shortages on Pecos River
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal water managers warned Wednesday that like other basins across the western U.S., the Pecos River Basin in New Mexico is likely to experience growing water shortages as temperatures continue to rise over the next century.Story continues belowBusiness: Amazon looking to expand with 30,000-square-foot air cargo facility at SunportAlbuquerque: Doomed from the start: The history of Lead and Coal crashesWeather: Clear skies for most of the statePolitics: Santa Fe
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  • VIDEO: Man tries to evade police with an outfit change

    VIDEO: Man tries to evade police with an outfit change
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A suspected thief was caught despite his best efforts to try and trick the police. The Albuquerque Police Department says a man tried to make his getaway in a chase by ducking into a Walmart and pulling off an outfit change.
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  • VIDEO: Man tries to evade police by changing outfits

    VIDEO: Man tries to evade police by changing outfits
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A suspected thief was caught despite his best efforts to try and trick the police. The Albuquerque Police Department says a man tried to make his getaway in a chase by ducking into a Walmart and pulling off an outfit change.
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  • Las Cruces police officer receives awards for role in stopping criminal

    Las Cruces police officer receives awards for role in stopping criminal
    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (KRQE) – A Las Cruces police officer received two major commendations for his role in stopping a man who killed a state police officer. Officer Adrian De La Garza was awarded both the Purple Heart and Silver Star awards for the National Police Hall of Fame.
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  • Parking enforcement officer busted for parking in crosswalk

    Parking enforcement officer busted for parking in crosswalk
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A city parking enforcement officer has been blasted for parking illegally while out writing tickets. The city admits it's a bad look that will prompt a round of training. It happened off 7th and Kent in downtown, an area of Albuquerque where parking enforcement looks to check for people parking illegally, likely without a residential parking permit.
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  • State promotes program aimed at helping graduate students with financial aid

    State promotes program aimed at helping graduate students with financial aid
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – More college students are eligible for financial assistance through the state. The Education Works Program through the New Mexico Higher Education Department provides financial aid to families where at least one person is enrolled in a graduate program. The program provides assistance for up to 24 months.Story continues belowBusiness: Amazon looking to expand with 30,000-square-foot air cargo facility at SunportAlbuquerque: Doomed from the start: The history of Lea
  • KRQE En Español: Miercoles 20 de Octubre 2021

    KRQE En Español: Miercoles 20 de Octubre 2021
    La selección del jurado comenzará en el juicio de un hombre de Albuquerque acusado de asesinatoLa selección del jurado comienza el Lunes en el juicio, del hombre de Albuquerque acusado de asesinar a su vecino. Los fiscales dicen que Christopher Tabor le disparó y mató a su vecino Daniel Salazar después de una pelea por un perro que ladraba. Sucedió en 2019 cerca de la segunda calle y Candelaria. Esta mañana en la corte, el tribunal y la def
  • Behind the story: State property used as pop-up car lot

    Behind the story: State property used as pop-up car lot
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Neighbors have called a nearby pop-up used car sales lot a nuisance that's bringing cars, trash and vandalism to their homes. KRQE News 13 Investigative Reporter Gabrielle Burkhart recently covered the problem happening on state-owned land near Coors and I-40. Albuquerque neighbors fed up with illegal roadside car lotBreaking down several elements in the story, Digital Anchor Chris McKee recently sat down with Gabrielle to talk about the process she went thr
  • Albuquerque neighbors fed up with illegal roadside car lot

    Albuquerque neighbors fed up with illegal roadside car lot
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – It's a problem that can pop up anywhere there's a vacant lot. Some northwest Albuquerque residents said they've had enough of a popular roadside dirt lot being used to sell used cars right next to their homes. Residents claim it draws crime, vandalism, and unwanted traffic into their neighborhoods. KRQE News 13 got answers from city and state officials.KRQE Investigates:
    Behind the story: State property used as pop-up car lot‘Lost in the shuffle’
  • NM veteran honoring those who served by playing 'Taps' every day at cemetery

    NM veteran honoring those who served by playing 'Taps' every day at cemetery
    ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – In southeast New Mexico, one man is inspiring the community around him by honoring those who have served. A Roswell veteran, who has been honoring other vets for 20 years, was honored by the city for his service. Jake Trujillo learned how to play Taps at the age of 12 and for the past 20 years, he has been playing it at the South Park Cemetery.Story continues belowBusiness: Amazon looking to expand with 30,000-square-foot air cargo facility at SunportAlbuquerque
  • VIDEO: Thieves snatch Halloween decorations from Albuquerque home

    VIDEO: Thieves snatch Halloween decorations from Albuquerque home
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – An Albuquerque woman is disappointed after thieves paid a visit to her front yard Halloween display that she takes a lot of pride in. However, she decided to do something about it and play detective. After spending nearly two weeks and more than a thousand dollars on the decorations, homeowner Jessica Killingsworth was upset to check her Ring camera and found thieves had hit her home.Story continues belowBusiness: Amazon looking to expand with 30,000-square-
  • Check your onions now: CDC identifies cause of massive salmonella outbreak

    Check your onions now: CDC identifies cause of massive salmonella outbreak
    (NEXSTAR) – A salmonella outbreak that has been traced to 37 states across the country is being caused by fresh whole onions, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in an update Wednesday."Throw away any unlabeled onions at home," the CDC said in a tweet. "Do not eat, sell, or serve red, white or yellow onions imported from Mexico and distributed U.S.-wide by ProSource Inc."The company imported the onions from Chihuahua, Mexico, and distributed them to restaurants and gr
  • Clear skies for most of the state

    Clear skies for most of the state
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – High pressure will build in across the state over the next few days. The result will be sunny skies and mild temperatures. Winds will ramp up a bit over the weekend as another storm passes to our north. A stronger storm will move in by mid-next week.
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  • Lobo Theater holds grand opening

    Lobo Theater holds grand opening
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Historic Lobo Theater in Nob Hill is reopening this weekend after getting a major makeover. The theatre first opened in 1938. It's since been a movie theater and a church.
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  • New COVID-19 subvariant is spreading in UK: What we know

    New COVID-19 subvariant is spreading in UK: What we know
    (NEXSTAR) – A new offshoot of the COVID-19 delta variant was responsible for approximately 6% of cases in the United Kingdom as of late September, according to officials with the U.K. Health Security Agency.Story continues belowBusiness: Amazon looking to expand with 30,000-square-foot air cargo facility at SunportAlbuquerque: Doomed from the start: The history of Lead and Coal crashesWeather: Warming trend begins for the rest of the weekPolitics: Santa Fe city council candidate hides felo
  • NM Supreme Court to hear case surrounding federal stimulus funds

    NM Supreme Court to hear case surrounding federal stimulus funds
    SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – The New Mexico Supreme Court will hear the case questioning who has the authority to spend federal COVID relief funds, the governor alone, or legislators. Senators Greg Baca and Jacob Candelaria filed suit against the governor after she vetoed their plans to spend the $1 billion the state got and instead, decided alone where the money should go.
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  • Air Force looks to test water, soil on private property for chemicals

    Air Force looks to test water, soil on private property for chemicals
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The Air Force is still working to figure out the extent of groundwater contamination around Cannon Air Force Base. Contaminants from a firefighting foam known as PFAS have been detected in the groundwater near Cannon and other Air Force bases around the country.New Mexico finishes tests of wells for Air Force chemicals
    The civil engineer is working to collect water and soil samples from surrounding property owners to figure out how far the contamination reaches. Th
  • Federal legislation would dedicate $28M toward protecting endangered species

    Federal legislation would dedicate $28M toward protecting endangered species
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – A new piece of federal legislation would dedicate millions to protecting endangered species in New Mexico. Senator Martin Heinrich introduced the Recovering America's Wildlife Act earlier this year which would help species that currently lack the necessary funding for management.
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  • FDA authorizes Moderna and J&J booster shots, OKs mix and match

    FDA authorizes Moderna and J&J booster shots, OKs mix and match
    WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — U.S. regulators on Wednesday signed off on extending COVID-19 boosters to Americans who got the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine and said anyone eligible for an extra dose can get a brand different from the one they received initially.The Food and Drug Administration’s decisions mark a big step toward expanding the U.S. booster campaign, which began with extra doses of the Pfizer vaccine last month. But before more people roll up their sleeves, the Cent
  • FDA authorizes mix-and-match boosters, clears Moderna and J&J vaccines

    FDA authorizes mix-and-match boosters, clears Moderna and J&J vaccines
    WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — U.S. regulators on Wednesday signed off on extending COVID-19 boosters to Americans who got the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine and said anyone eligible for an extra dose can get a brand different from the one they received initially.The Food and Drug Administration’s decisions mark a big step toward expanding the U.S. booster campaign, which began with extra doses of the Pfizer vaccine last month. But before more people roll up their sleeves, the Cent
  • Every Kid Outdoors program gets fourth-graders into national parks for free

    Every Kid Outdoors program gets fourth-graders into national parks for free
    SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – Fourth graders in Santa Fe Public Schools will get free access to more than 2,000 national forests, parks, monuments and more. The Every Kid Outdoors program is for fourth graders and their families to visit, explore, learn and play in America's great outdoors.
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  • FBI provides update after partial human remains found during search for Brian Laundrie

    FBI provides update after partial human remains found during search for Brian Laundrie
    TAMPA (WFLA) - The FBI held a press conference Thursday afternoon as the search for Brian Laundrie continues at the Carlton Reserve.
    Law enforcement officials searching for Laundrie found what appears to be partial human remains in the Carlton Reserve on Wednesday.FBI Tampa Special Agent Michael McPherson said investigators located a notebook and a backpack near the remains.
    The Sarasota County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed it had been called to the Myakkahatchee Creek Environm
  • FBI names Brian Laundrie person of interest in murder of Gabby Petito during search update

    FBI names Brian Laundrie person of interest in murder of Gabby Petito during search update
    TAMPA (WFLA) - The FBI announced Wednesday afternoon that Brian Laundrie is a person of interest in the murder of Gabby Petito.
    The announcement was made following the discovery of partial human remains in an area of the Carlton Reserve in Sarasota County that had been underwater until recently."As you're aware, the FBI and the North Port Police Department and our state and local law enforcement partners have been searching the area of the Carlton Reserve for Brian Laundrie, a person of interes

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