• Group seeks to combat misleading information online

    Group seeks to combat misleading information online
    RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) - A group of U.S. Black scholars, activists, and writers has launched a new project they say will combat misleading information online around voting, reparations, and immigration, supporters announced Friday.The newly formed National Black Cultural Information Trust seeks to counter fake social media accounts and Twitter trolls that often discourage Black voters from participating in elections or seek to turn Black voters against other communities of color.Jessica
  • State senator pivots from fugitive to reformer

    State senator pivots from fugitive to reformer
    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A state senator who fled home because of threatening phone messages after criticizing a protest against coronavirus restrictions says he plans to pursue reforms that make police more responsive to threats against elected officials — including those who may be especially vulnerable to discrimination. New Mexico legislator flees home after receiving threats
    Sen. Jacob Candelaria says he fled his Albuquerque home Sunday with his husband in response to a series of p
  • NMPED reports 29 new positive COVID-19 cases across public schools

    NMPED reports 29 new positive COVID-19 cases across public schools
    SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - The Public Education Department of New Mexico reported 29 new positive cases of COVID-19 on Thursday. Rapid response has been initiated and all pertinent information has been verified with the schools and school districts.Five staff members in Bernalillo County. All five were last on school property Oct. 28.One student in Chaves County. They were last on school property Oct. 28.Four cases in Doña Ana County. Two of the cases are staff members who were last on schoo
  • 2020 NM Chile Taste-Off winner crowned

    2020 NM Chile Taste-Off winner crowned
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - New Mexico residents have spoken and the winner of the 2020 Great New Mexico Chile Taste-Off has been announced. The winner, Rosales Farms, located in Lemitar, New Mexico, was one of 12 New Mexico Certified Chile growers that competed in the contest.Throughout October, the New Mexico Chile Association attended growers' and farmers' markets in Tucumcari, Los Alamos, Socorro, Las Cruces, Albuquerque, and Corrales, handing out 1,000 green chile tasting kits. Each kit cont
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  • VIDEO: Man leads RRPD on dramatic, short police chase

    VIDEO: Man leads RRPD on dramatic, short police chase
    RIO RANCHO, N.M. (KRQE) – It's one of the shortest police chases you'll ever see, but it wasn't without its fair share of drama and chaos.On October 8, Rio Rancho Police officers saw a black Ford F-150 they believed was stolen. The officers say they followed the truck to the parking lot of the Quality Inn on High Resort Boulevard and witnessed one of the truck's passengers engage in "what appeared to be a hand to hand drug transaction."Officers then moved in on the truck. The driver,
  • BioPark penguins get into the Halloween spirit

    BioPark penguins get into the Halloween spirit
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - Halloween is also being celebrated at the Albuquerque BioPark. Keepers posted this photo on Facebook of a fish-filled jack-o-lantern with the caption, "Go big or gourd home."The penguins reportedly waited until after the photoshoot before devouring their treats.
    VIDEO: Man leads RRPD on dramatic, short police chase
    BioPark penguins get into the Halloween spirit
    Park dedicated to Ofc. Daniel Webster receiving upgrades
    Fauci: Life as we knew it won't return until 'many,
  • Park dedicated to Ofc. Daniel Webster receiving upgrades

    Park dedicated to Ofc. Daniel Webster receiving upgrades
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - It's been five years since Albuquerque police officer Daniel Webster was shot and killed in the line of duty, and a park dedicated to his legacy is taking shape. Officer Webster was gunned down after pulling over a man on a suspected stolen motorcycle nera Central and Eubank on Oct. 29, 2015.Several blocks away, at Copper and Wyoming, is the all-inclusive park built in Webster's honor. Officers and city workers dropped by the park to remember Webster on Thursday. The p
  • VIDEO: Sandoval County voter's mask sparks trouble

    VIDEO: Sandoval County voter's mask sparks trouble
    RIO RANCHO, N.M. (KRQE) – New video shows a voter getting combative after being asked to remove a mask with President Trump's name on it. And what he's accused of saying to poll workers is shocking.
    It happened on October 22 at the polling place at the Sandoval County Administration building. A county employee who witnessed the incident called security on the voter.
    "A little scared for myself because I didn't know what was going to happen," the employee, who wants to remain anonymous
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  • Roswell family uses Halloween decorations to cheer up community

    Roswell family uses Halloween decorations to cheer up community
    ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) - Halloween is just days away. But with many communities asking people not to trick or treat, one southeast New Mexico family decided to do something else in celebration. "It's really cool just to watch the show," said Neveah McDaniel.Jesse McDaniel and his kids normally go all out on decorations every year for Christmas. With the pandemic this year, they decided to take the extra time at home by putting up a display for Halloween. It is a drive up music light display. "I li
  • Quiet and warmer weather returning

    Quiet and warmer weather returning
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Quiet and warmer weather is returning to New Mexico after the historic winter storm.The last of a record-breaking winter storm come to an end last night across eastern New Mexico. Warmer weather returned this afternoon as sunny skies melted a lot of the snow from the storm. We will be on a gradual warming trend now through Halloween as temperatures climb back closer to and above normal again for this time of year.
    A cold front will move into eastern New Mexico Satu
  • Virgin Galactic adds two more pilots to its corps

    Virgin Galactic adds two more pilots to its corps
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) - Virgin Galactic has added two men to its pilot corps. Jameel Janjua and Patrick Moran have joined the company's operations at Spaceport America in New Mexico.The two could become the world's first commercial spaceship pilots, joining six others with Virgin Galactic. For now, they'll undergo training for Virgin Galactic's Spaceship II and its carrier craft, the VMS Eve.Both men have military and commercial flight experience. Virgin Galactic has eight people in its pilot corps.
  • Lakes near Ruidoso now open only to Lincoln County residents

    Lakes near Ruidoso now open only to Lincoln County residents
    RUIDOSO, N.M. (KRQE) - People living outside Lincoln County will no longer be allowed at two Ruidoso lakes. "Ugh, we're not a state park, we're a local village entity here so, we don't fall under those same guidelines, and what we want to do is provide all of our guests here with a good, pleasurable experience," said Kerry Gladden, Ruidoso's Public Information Officer, back in July.That was when the governor ordered state parks to turn away people with out-of-state licenses or plates; Ruidoso ch
  • Santa Fe City Council bans no-knock warrants

    Santa Fe City Council bans no-knock warrants
    SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – Santa Fe City Councilors have passed a bill banning officers from using no-knock warrants. The department says it hasn't seved a search warrant without knocking first for years but this new ordinance makes it official in writing. It also requires every officer involved in exectuing a search warrant to have their body cameras on.
    Related Coverage:Santa Fe considers bill banning ‘no-knock’ warrants
  • Belen artist's new work a reaction to the pandemic

    Belen artist's new work a reaction to the pandemic
    BELEN, N.M. (KRQE) - Renowned feminist artist, Judy Chicago, will showcase her new artwork on Saturday. The exhibition called "Confined" is a response to the pandemic.It includes her work called "Garden Smokes" – a series of smoke sculptures Chicago created in her Belen and Albuquerque backyards. The prints are surrounded by words that describe the feeling of confinement during the pandemic. The exhibit can be viewed by appointment only at her art space called "Through the Flowers" in Bele
  • Belen, Los Lunas schools receive grant from Facebook for STEM labs

    Belen, Los Lunas schools receive grant from Facebook for STEM labs
    BELEN, N.M. (KRQE) - Belen and Los Lunas schools are each receiving a $100,000 grant from Facebook to create a STEM learning lab. The centers will give students access to training with robotics, computers, and various science tools of the trade.Teachers will be able to check out virtual reality headsets and robotics kits that can help them create virtual or in-class lessons. Supplies purchased for the STEM lending libraries will be accessible to all K-12 teachers.Latest News
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  • Construction continues on Unser in Rio Rancho

    Construction continues on Unser in Rio Rancho
    RIO RANCHO, N.M. (KRQE) - Commuters along Unser Boulevard in Rio Rancho could see longer travel times. Construction crews started more work to rehabilitate Unser from Abrazo Road to Southern.The work is scheduled to continue until the end of November. The city says the road will not be completely shud won but drivers should expect some lane closures and slow traffic in the area.Latest News
    Belen artist's new work a reaction to the pandemic
    Belen, Los Lunas schools receive grant from Facebook for
  • Hunters caught off guard by record snowfall in northern New Mexico mountains

    Hunters caught off guard by record snowfall in northern New Mexico mountains
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – A group of hunters became the focus of a search and rescue mission. They got caught off-guard by the historic October storm and found themselves stranded on a mountain in the snow.From sunny skies on Saturday to two feet of snow on Monday. "Oh man, this is real, we're actually going to be stranded," said Albuquerque resident and hunter Joe Lovato. He says he and his cousins got drawn for an elk hunt in Canjilon. New Mexico northern mountains hit hard by winter stor
  • FAQ: What can or can't you do at a New Mexico polling location?

    FAQ: What can or can't you do at a New Mexico polling location?
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – More than 600,000 New Mexicans have already cast their ballot with less than one week until the November 3, 2020 General Election. If you're planning on voting in-person, there some rules about what New Mexicans can and cannot do when they go to an early voting center or an Election Day polling location. FAQ: Casting a vote in New Mexico for 2020 General ElectionThe following frequently-asked-questions explainer has been compiled based on answers provided by
  • Human remains found at serial killer's family home in Florida

    Human remains found at serial killer's family home in Florida
    SPRING HILL, Fla. (WFLA) - A grisly discovery in Florida on Tuesday may change the course of a decades-old serial killer case. Human remains were found in the yard of a Hernando County house belonging to the family of convicted serial killer William "Billy" Mansfield. Neighbors say multiple investigators began showing up at dawn, bringing bulldozers with them to facilitate the sobering task of digging for bodies.Graphic discoveries have been unearthed there before. According to court documents a
  • City of Albuquerque, Albertsons offering flu shots for seniors

    City of Albuquerque, Albertsons offering flu shots for seniors
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - The City of Albuquerque's Department of Senior Affairs announced Thursday they would be partnering with Albertson's Market Pharmacy to offer drive-thru flu shot clinics. The flu shots will be offered to seniors between 9:00 a.m and 1:00 p.m. on a first-come, first-serve basis at Senior Affairs pick up meal locations.Those wanting to attend a clinic are encouraged to go to the city's website for more information on how to prepare for the visit. The dates of the clinics
  • Netflix raises subscription prices

    Netflix raises subscription prices
    CHICAGO (NewsNation Now) — Netflix raised subscription prices for its standard and premium plans in the U.S. Thursday. The standard plan is now $13.99 from $12.99, and the premium plan to $17.99 from $15.
    The streaming giant's entry basic remains at $8.99 per month. The increase will take effect immediately for new customers, and current subscribers are to be notified 30 days ahead of their price increase based on their billing cycle.71 movies are coming to Netflix in November
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  • Tourism and Sightseeing Factory hosting amazing chase: Albucreepy

    Tourism and Sightseeing Factory hosting amazing chase: Albucreepy
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Spooky season may look a little different this year but a local company doesn't want you to miss out on the fun. The Albuquerque Tourism and Sightseeing Factory are offering an amazing chase: Albucreepy. It's a new tour concept that's part trivia, scavenger hunt, Cash Cab, and part haunted house.Tickets for AlbucreepyThursday night through Halloween, participants can form a team of five and compete against others while getting a tour of 13 haunted locations
  • Tech giants report strong results, but murky outlooks

    Tech giants report strong results, but murky outlooks
    Five technology giants reported strong earnings but mixed outlooks Thursday, a sign of varying fortunes as they work to rebound from a pandemic-related economic slowdown earlier this year.
    While all five — Amazon, Google parent Alphabet, Facebook, Apple and Twitter — exceeded analyst expectations, gloomy forecasts and other uncertainties led to share-price declines for all but Alphabet in after-market trading.
    On Wednesday, the CEOs of Facebook, Google and Twitter testified before th
  • Tech giants report mixed results despite bright outlook

    Tech giants report mixed results despite bright outlook
    Five technology giants reported mixed earnings results Thursday, a sign of varying fortunes as they try to rebound from an pandemic-related economic slowdown earlier this year.
    While all five — Amazon, Google parent Alphabet, Facebook, Apple and Twitter — exceeded analyst expectations, gloomy forecasts and other uncertainties led to share-price declines for all but Alphabet in after-market trading.
    On Wednesday, the CEOs of Facebook, Google and Twitter testified before the Senate Com
  • Tech giants report mixed results and varying outlooks

    Tech giants report mixed results and varying outlooks
    Five technology giants reported mixed earnings results Thursday, a sign of varying fortunes as they work to rebound from a pandemic-related economic slowdown earlier this year.
    While all five — Amazon, Google parent Alphabet, Facebook, Apple and Twitter — exceeded analyst expectations, gloomy forecasts and other uncertainties led to share-price declines for all but Alphabet in after-market trading.
    On Wednesday, the CEOs of Facebook, Google and Twitter testified before the Senate Com
  • Gila National Forest to offer Christmas tree permits online

    Gila National Forest to offer Christmas tree permits online
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) - The Forest Service is in the process of offering Christmas tree permit sales for the Gila National Forest online which will begin on November 16, 2020. The cutting period for Christmas trees is November 21 through December 24 at sundown.
    Permits will be available at recreation.gov/tree-permits/gila and will include $5 for any species Christmas tree, the free permit for pinon, and the Every Kid Outdoors Christmas Tree. There is a transaction fee in addition to the permit cost
  • Celebrating Halloween safely amid the pandemic

    Celebrating Halloween safely amid the pandemic
    (CBS Newspath) - Though traditional trick-or-treating will be limited this year, there are plenty of ways to make the holiday fun, even during a pandemic.The Anderson family won’t let the pandemic scare away their Halloween celebration. For months, they’ve been working on a home-made light show that families can admire from a safe distance. “It’s something that already works perfectly within the circumstances we're in right now, which is that it’s like, folks come u
  • Pope ends public audiences, eyes Christmas as virus surges

    Pope ends public audiences, eyes Christmas as virus surges
    ROME (AP) — Pope Francis is halting his public general audiences and will limit participation at Christmas and other upcoming Masses amid a surge of coronavirus cases in Italy and the Vatican, officials said Thursday.Starting next week, Francis will resume livestreaming his weekly catechism lessons from his library in the Apostolic Palace, as he did during the Vatican’s COVID-19 lockdown during the spring and summer, the Vatican said.In addition, Francis' liturgical events over the n
  • Nuclear Museum at-home experiment allows you to create a 'cloud in a bottle'

    Nuclear Museum at-home experiment allows you to create a 'cloud in a bottle'
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is now open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is following COVID-safe protocols. Visitors over the age of two-years-old are asked to wear face masks and guests are encouraged to use the museum's remote ticketing options to manage the museum's capacity and limit contact.
    As Halloween approaches, Museum Educator David Gibson shows how you can do a fun experiment at home with the kids this year. David demonstrates how to create a cl
  • Oasis Intergenerational Tutoring Program recruiting reading mentors

    Oasis Intergenerational Tutoring Program recruiting reading mentors
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - Oasis Albuquerque is a non-profit educational organization that is active in over 250 communities and reaches over 50,000 people each year. The organization promotes successful aging through life-long learning, healthy living, and social engagement.
    The Oasis Intergenerational Tutoring Program uses volunteers as mentors for young students and aims to help them embrace the joy in reading. Director of the Oasis Intergenerational Tutoring Program Vicki DeVigne discusses t

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