• Hidalgo County Democratic Party Elections member resigns over felony record concerns

    Hidalgo County Democratic Party Elections member resigns over felony record concerns
    HIDALGO COUNTY, Texas (KVEO) -- Hidalgo County announced the removal of an elections committee member with a felony record on Sunday.Hidalgo Coutny Democratic Party chairwoman Norma Ramirez announces Syliva Handy's resignation
    During a press conference, Norma Ramirez, Hidalgo County Democratic Party chairwoman, announced Sylvia Handy's resignation from the elections committee board."Ms. Handy has resigned her appointment to avoid any distraction to the task at hand, voting out the incompetent Re
  • APS seeking input on proposed 2021-2022 calendar

    APS seeking input on proposed 2021-2022 calendar
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque Public Schools is seeking input on its proposed 2021-2022 school calendar. It proposes the first day of class as Wednesday, Aug. 11. The last day of school would be Wednesday, May 25. The calendar is developed by a committee of educators but community feedback is encouraged. The deadline for submitting comments is Tuesday, Oct. 27. Send comments and suggestions for APS: 2021-2022 school calendarNew Mexico Education News
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  • Army informs Guillén Family on line of duty investigation

    Army informs Guillén Family on line of duty investigation
    FORT HOOD, Texas – The U.S. Army briefed the family of Vanessa Guillén on the results of the line of duty investigation into her death. This investigation concluded that Vanessa’s death was "in the line of duty." The Army conducts a line of duty determination for all soldier deaths.This determination establishes that the Guillén family is entitled to a variety of Army benefits for Vanessa’s service. These benefits usually include compensation to immediately help t
  • NMED's Rapid Response COVID-19 Watchlist available to public

    NMED's Rapid Response COVID-19 Watchlist available to public
    SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – The New Mexico Environment Department announced Tuesday that in order to protect New Mexicans against COVID-19, NMED will publish a list of businesses on the Rapid Response COVID-19 Watchlist that have two or more Rapid Response tests during a 14-day period. NMED says the watchlist brings transparency to COVID-19 spread in communities throughout the state according to a news release. Rapid Response COVID-19 Watchlist“Employees, their families, and members
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  • UNM football's season opener called off

    UNM football's season opener called off
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The University of New Mexico's football team will not travel to Colorado to play its season opener Saturday, Oct. 24.The University of New Mexico’s Athletic Director Eddie Nunez made the announcement during a virtual call Tuesday. The season opener at Colorado State would have marked the debut of Lobos football coach Danny Gonzales. The Mountain West Conference tweeted out the following statement on Twitter Tuesday:
    Due to the prevalence of C
  • Report names biggest phobias in each state

    Report names biggest phobias in each state
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - What are you afraid of? An annual report from YourLocalSecurity has determined the biggest phobias by state by analyzing search data.
    Anthropophobia, the fear of people was the biggest overall phobia and the pandemic most likely had an impact on this year's report. More states searched for the fear of flying as well as the fear of being alone this year.
    Other standouts were fear of the outside and the dark. In New Mexico, the biggest fear was of people.
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  • 'I was so scared': Pumpkin thrown off overpass smashes through student's windshield

    'I was so scared': Pumpkin thrown off overpass smashes through student's windshield
    HENDRICKS COUNTY, Ind. (WXIN) -- A pumpkin smashed through a car windshield on Interstate 70 in Indiana on Sunday and came within inches of hitting the driver. “I just started shaking because I guess I was so scared,” said Caleb Needham, the car's owner.The car now has a busted windshield, and sitting in the passenger’s seat surrounded by shattered glass is the pumpkin that did the damage. “I entered like a shocked state. I'm like, 'What just happened? Where did this pump
  • Albuquerque man charged with murder in 1997 case

    Albuquerque man charged with murder in 1997 case
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - Police have arrested an Albuquerque man for a murder that happened 23 years ago. Police say David Ortega strangled Edd Thompson to death at a motel in southeast Albuquerque back in 1997.Ortega was already serving time in a separate case when he was first indicted on that murder case in 2019. He had been serving time for breaking into multiple Albuquerque homes.Ortega was released from that sentence on Monday and was immediately arrested for the murder. KRQE News 13 is
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  • How Google evolved from 'cuddly' startup to antitrust target

    How Google evolved from 'cuddly' startup to antitrust target
    SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — In Google's infancy, co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin reviled Microsoft as a technological bully that ruthlessly abused its dominance of the personal computer software market to choke off competition that could spawn better products.Their disdain for Microsoft spurred Google to adopt “Don't Be Evil" as a corporate motto that remained its moral compass during its transition from a free-wheeling startup to a publicly traded company suddenly accountable to
  • Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest helps build tomorrow's leaders

    Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest helps build tomorrow's leaders
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - With a focus on social connection and learning outside of the classroom, Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest is a leadership program that continues to develop female leaders of tomorrow. Chief Development Officer Melissa Wardy discusses the programs the Girl Scouts participate in and how you can help during the organization's fall product sale.A program for girls ages five through 18, the Girl Scout Leadership Experience is based on four pillars: outdoors, STEM, life s
  • What are the 'rattiest' cities in America?

    What are the 'rattiest' cities in America?
    CHICAGO (NewsNation Now) — For the sixth consecutive year, Chicago has topped the list of rattiest cities in the United States, according to Orkin.Los Angeles, New York, Washington, D.C., and San Francisco rounded out the top five this year.Baltimore was new to the top 10 this year and moved into the number eight spot. San Diego rose 13 spots from last year to come in at 19.The regions were ranked by the number of new rodent treatments performed from Sept. 1, 2019 to Aug. 31, 2020, and inc
  • Memphis rapper accused of fraudulently getting $1.2M in jobless benefits after boastful music video

    Memphis rapper accused of fraudulently getting $1.2M in jobless benefits after boastful music video
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WREG) — Federal prosecutors in California say a Memphis-bred rapper's COVID-19 relief claims tested positive for fraud.Nuke Bizzle, whose real name is Fontrell Baines, is accused of filing for $1.2 million worth of fraudulent unemployment claims under the CARES Act. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, the 31-year-old rapper "boasted in a YouTube music video about getting rich from committing unemployment benefits fraud."Prosecutors pointed to a music video posted i
  • 'Glitter bomb' sent to employee of 911 center in Pennsylvania

    'Glitter bomb' sent to employee of 911 center in Pennsylvania
    PLAINS TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WBRE/WYOU) — Authorities are investigating after a "glitter bomb" package was sent to a 911 center employee.When opened, the package shot glitter all over, and county officials say it's no laughing matter. Luzerne County District Attorney Stefanie Salavantis confirmed the investigation. The so-called "bomb" was sent to an employee of the Luzerne County 911 Center on Sept. 29.Sources close to the investigation say county detectives were led to the Plains Township munic
  • Good grief! 'It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown' no longer on TV

    Good grief! 'It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown' no longer on TV
    (WANE) -- You won't find the classic Charlie Brown holiday specials on broadcast television this year.The Peanuts animated classics, including "It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown," will stream on AppleTV+ through a deal with WildBrain, Peanuts Worldwide and Lee Mendelson Film Productions, making Apple "the home for all things Peanuts," according to a news release."A Charlie Brown Christmas" and "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving" are also included. The holiday specials have aired annual
  • Film screening raises funds for New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence

    Film screening raises funds for New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - In light of October which is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence is collaborating with filmmaker Cassandra Rochelle Fetters on her short film "Breathe". All funds raised during a private screening of the film will be donated to the Coalition Against Domestic Violence in support of survivors and organizations fighting against domestic violence.
    Cassandra Rochelle Fetters discusses her film and how you can take part in th
  • WATCH LIVE: Police chief provides update after 2 Houston police officers were shot Tuesday morning

    WATCH LIVE: Police chief provides update after 2 Houston police officers were shot Tuesday morning
    HOUSTON (AP) — Two Houston officers were shot Tuesday before a SWAT team was dispatched to the scene, where the suspected shooter was arrested, authorities said.Police Chief Art Acevedo said on Twitter that two officers had been shot, but it wasn't immediately clear what condition they were in. The suspect was arrested after the shooting.Joe Gamaldi, who heads the Houston police officers union, said the two had been taken to a hospital.
    We’re pulling for the two Houston Pol
  • WATCH LIVE: Houston police officer shot, killed after domestic disturbance call; 2 more injured

    WATCH LIVE: Houston police officer shot, killed after domestic disturbance call; 2 more injured
    HOUSTON (KXAN/AP) — A Houston police officer was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance call in southwest Houston on Tuesday morning.Sergeant Harold Preston died after sustaining several gunshot wounds, Police Chief Art Acevedo said. Preston had 41 years of service in the police force.
    Another officer and the suspect's son were also shot at the scene before a SWAT team was dispatched, where the suspected shooter was arrested, authorities said.The two officers were taken
  • WATCH LIVE: Houston police officer shot and killed after domestic disturbance call; 2 more injured in shooting

    WATCH LIVE: Houston police officer shot and killed after domestic disturbance call; 2 more injured in shooting
    HOUSTON (KXAN/AP) — A Houston police officer was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance call in southwest Houston on Tuesday morning.Sergeant Harold Preston died after sustaining several gunshot wounds, Police Chief Art Acevedo said. Preston had 41 years of service in the police force.
    Another officer and the suspect's son were also shot at the scene before a SWAT team was dispatched, where the suspected shooter was arrested, authorities said.The two officers were taken
  • Houston police officer shot, killed after domestic disturbance call; 2 more injured

    Houston police officer shot, killed after domestic disturbance call; 2 more injured
    HOUSTON (KXAN/AP) — A Houston police officer was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance call in southwest Houston on Tuesday morning.Sergeant Harold Preston, 65, died after sustaining several gunshot wounds, Police Chief Art Acevedo said. Preston had 41 years of service in the police force.
    Another officer and the suspect's son were also shot at the scene before a SWAT team was dispatched, where the suspected shooter was arrested, authorities said.The two officers were
  • 2 Houston police officers shot, suspect in custody

    2 Houston police officers shot, suspect in custody
    HOUSTON (KXAN) -- On Tuesday morning, two police officers were shot in southwest Houston, according to Houston Police Department Chief Art Acevedo.According to KPRC in Houston, the shooting happened in the 2600 block of Hollyhall and the suspect has not yet been found.Before 10 a.m., HPD reported that SWAT was on its way to a possible barricaded subject.We’re pulling for the two Houston Police Department officers who were shot this morning in Southwest Houston. Still an active situation.Pl
  • CROWN Act aims to end natural hair discrimination in workplace, schools

    CROWN Act aims to end natural hair discrimination in workplace, schools
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - The New Mexico CROWN (Creating a Respectful World for Natural Hair) Coalition strives to create a respectful world for natural hair. This is why the coalition is working to get the CROWN Act passed at the next legislative session.
    New Mexico CROWN Coalition Equity Consultant Devont'e Watson explains the significance behind the CROWN Act which was created in 2019 by Dove and the CROWN Coalition to ensure protection against discrimination based on race-based hairstyles b
  • Eastbound I-40 at Big I reopens after crash

    Eastbound I-40 at Big I reopens after crash
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - The three center lanes on eastbound I-40 at the Big have reopened on Tuesday morning following a crash that caused major traffic backups. Police report initial information indicates that a motorcycle may have crashed into a truck.Live Traffic Map & CamerasThe motorcyclist has been transported to the hospital. At 7:57 a.m. traffic cameras showed that traffic on I-40 eastbound was backed up to Coors.The crash has since been cleared and the interstate is now back open
  • Crash closes 3 center lanes on eastbound I-40 at Big I

    Crash closes 3 center lanes on eastbound I-40 at Big I
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - A crash has closed the three center lanes on eastbound I-40 at the Big I on Tuesday morning. Police report initial information indicates that a motorcycle may have crashed into a truck.Live Traffic Map & CamerasThe motorcyclist has been transported to the hospital. As of 7:57 a.m. traffic cameras show that traffic on I-40 eastbound is backed up to Coors.The New Mexico Department of Transportation urges commuters to reduce speed and use caution. Drivers are encourag
  • Jury finds man guilty of trafficking methamphetamine

    Jury finds man guilty of trafficking methamphetamine
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) - The Twelfth Judicial District Attorney's Office reports that a Lincoln County jury has found 44-year-old Justin Naylor guilty of four counts of trafficking methamphetamine. This comes after a one-day trial held on Oct. 16, 2020, in which the jury deliberated for less than 10-minutes before returning their verdict.The Twelfth Judicial District Attorney's Office states that this trial was the 20th felony district court trial since the district started conducting trials after th
  • Albuquerque Police search for missing endangered runaway

    Albuquerque Police search for missing  endangered runaway
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - The Albuquerque Police Department is asking for the public's help locating 13-year-old Sayhe Burdick. APD reports that Burdick fled her residence located on Aztec Rd. NE late Sunday night or early Monday morning and her date of last contact was on Oct. 18, 2020.Authorities say she left with her skateboard and it is unknown what she was last seen wearing. Police state that Burdick takes medication for depression and her behavior and ongoing interaction with older subjec
  • Two weeks away: These are the key dates heading to Election Day

    Two weeks away: These are the key dates heading to Election Day
    WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) - With millions of votes already cast, Joe Biden’s lead in the presidential polls appears strong.But we all know the polls have been wrong before.The campaigns appear to be moving in opposite directions on paper, but it’s a very different feeling on the campaign trail. President Donald Trump is drawing huge crowds reminiscent of 2016′s final days. Biden is sticking to his cautious approach with tiny events focused more on social distancing than energizing s
  • US Justice Department to file antitrust lawsuit against Google: source

    US Justice Department to file antitrust lawsuit against Google: source
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The U.S. Justice Department is expected to file an antitrust lawsuit against Alphabet Inc's Google on Tuesday for allegedly breaking the law in using its market power to fend off rivals, according to a source familiar with the planning.
    The lawsuit is expected to allege that Google broke the law in how it treated rivals in its search and advertising businesses, seeking to disadvantage them to keep its own search engine dominant and using that market power t
  • US Justice Department hits Google with biggest antitrust lawsuit in two decades

    US Justice Department hits Google with biggest antitrust lawsuit in two decades
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The U.S. Justice Department and 11 states filed an antitrust lawsuit against Alphabet Inc's Google on Tuesday for allegedly breaking the law in using its market power to fend off rivals.Google's public policy team said a full statement is pending Tuesday morning. Meanwhile, the company stated on Twitter:"Today’s lawsuit by the Department of Justice is deeply flawed. People use Google because they choose to — not because they're forced to or
  • Roswell Police issue Silver Alert for missing man

    Roswell Police issue Silver Alert for missing man
    ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) - The Roswell Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for 75-year-old Rafael Rodriguez. Police report Rodriguez was last seen on Oct. 19, 2020, around 3 p.m.He was on his way from Roswell to Lovington and was traveling in a white 2015 GMC Terrain SUV with an Arizona license plate that reads CPH-0364. Rodriguez was last seen wearing light gray pants a red shirt, a black jacket, and a baseball cap.
    He is described as being 5-feet 6-inches tall, weighing 157 lbs. and has gr
  • Gallup Police search for missing teen

    Gallup Police search for missing teen
    GALLUP, N.M. (KRQE) -The Gallup Police Department is asking for the public's help locating 14-year-old Leah Haudley. Haudley was last seen on Oct. 19, 2020, around 10 p.m. at her home located at the Sun Valley Apartments in Gallup.
    She was last seen wearing a grey sweater, grey sweatpants, and a blue bandana. Haudley is described as being 5-feet, 3-inches tall, weighs 100 lbs. and has dyed green hair and brown eyes.
    Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Leah Haudley is asked to contact t

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