• It's Slurpee Day at 7-Eleven: How to get a free drink (and another free treat)

    It's Slurpee Day at 7-Eleven: How to get a free drink (and another free treat)
    SAN DIEGO, Calif. (KSWB) – Need a little extra refreshment on an especially hot summer day? 7-Eleven may be able to help.On July 11 (7/11), 7-Eleven stores across the country are celebrating the company's annual Slurpee Day, offering a free small Slurpee to customers at participating locations while supplies last. Video: Suspected arson closes the doors of Old Town restaurantAll participating locations of Speedway and Stripes — both of which are owned by 7-Eleven's parent company &md
  • Can you get compensation if your flight was delayed or canceled by the CrowdStrike outage?

    Can you get compensation if your flight was delayed or canceled by the CrowdStrike outage?
    (NEXSTAR) – Travelers worldwide were delayed or left stranded by a massive tech outage that was still being resolved Friday.
    The trouble was sparked by an update issued by cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike. It only affected its customers running Microsoft Windows, but as the world's most popular operating system for personal computers it created widespread disruption. Businesses and governments worldwide experienced hours-long disruptions — their computer monitors glowing blue with erro
  • More storms, heavier rain on the way this weekend

    More storms, heavier rain on the way this weekend
    An even more active monsoon pattern develops this weekend across New Mexico. Storms will be capable of heavy rain and that will lead to flash flooding, especially over burn scar areas.
    Storms have once again developed Friday afternoon across the higher elevations and mountains of northern, western, and southern New Mexico. These storms are drifting slowly to the south and southeast. Storms have been capable of heavy rain, with Flash Flood Warnings in effect today for burn scar areas in northern
  • Global IT outage affects daily operations for New Mexicans

    Global IT outage affects daily operations for New Mexicans
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Daily operations were stalled for many businesses and government agencies in Albuquerque and the surrounding areas because of the CrowdStrike outage, which disabled many Microsoft services. But Bernalillo County officials say it could have been much worse. "In New Mexico, we appear to have fared very well. Bernalillo County doesn't use the security software that is the root cause of the problem,” said Robert Benavidez, Bernalillo County Chief Public Info
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  • Estancia seeking state's help for new primary water well

    Estancia seeking state's help for new primary water well
    ESTANCIA, N.M. (KRQE) – Estancia is desperately asking the state for help. According to the mayor, their current water supply is unstable. "Two days ago, we were this far from an emergency, now we're this far from an emergency but hopefully that gives us time to be approved and get a new well for the town of Estancia,” said Estancia Mayor Nathan Dial.Story continues below
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  • Expecting a package? Your wait may have just gotten longer Friday

    Expecting a package? Your wait may have just gotten longer Friday
    (NEXSTAR) – A faulty software update caused technological havoc worldwide on Friday, and unfortunately for Prime Day shoppers and others expecting a package, shipping times may also be affected.FedEx confirmed that its network is operating worldwide on Friday, but warned that "potential delays are possible for package deliveries with a commitment of July 19, 2024" after the massive IT outage. Anyone expecting a delivery is advised to check the Service Alerts page for updates or u
  • UNM hires new men's tennis coach

    UNM hires new men's tennis coach
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A new era for the University of New Mexico's men's tennis team is underway. The school announced the hiring of Rob Bareford on Friday.Bareford comes to UNM most recently from Montana State. His resume includes six total years as a head coach between MSU (2022-2014) and Radford (2018-2022). He has a 62-37 career record (.626) and two conference titles.“We are excited to have Rob join the Lobo Family,” said UNM athletic director Eddie Nuñez.
  • The Enchantment knocked out of TBT in first round

    The Enchantment knocked out of TBT in first round
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Enchantment's run in the 2024 TBT was short lived. The team played its first round game against Once A Bronco (Boise State Alumni) on Friday in Houston, TX and fell 60-53.The Enchantment fell behind early after a slow offensive performance and found itself down 13 at halftime. Once the third quarter began, Enchantment was able to chip away at Once A Bronco's lead and cut it to one point. In the fourth quarter, the elam ending target score was set at 60 w
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  • Former Bernalillo police officer pleads guilty to domestic battery

    Former Bernalillo police officer pleads guilty to domestic battery
    BERNALILLO, N.M. (KRQE) – Former Bernalillo Police Department Officer Jeramie Nevarez has pled guilty in a domestic misdemeanor battery case against him. Nevarez was arrested by the Rio Rancho Police Department in November after his girlfriend at the time told officers that Nevarez wouldn't let her leave and got physical. Family sues police after dog died as officers held them at gunpoint during traffic stopThe former Bernalillo police officer was at the center of a tense traffic
  • Which ice cream flavor does New Mexico order the most?

    Which ice cream flavor does New Mexico order the most?
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The sun is out and one of the best ways to beat the heat is a couple of scoops of your favorite ice cream. But which ice cream reigns supreme in your state? Instacart recently came out with a list of the favorite flavors from across the country.The data, culled from Instacart's purchase data, claims that Rocky Road is New Mexico's top ice cream flavor, a sentiment shared by most of the western states. Patches of orange sherbet fandom can be found throughout the cou
  • Albuquerque teen pleads guilty to shooting and killing 5-year-old girl

    Albuquerque teen pleads guilty to shooting and killing 5-year-old girl
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – One of the juveniles accused of shooting into a mobile home and killing a five-year-old girl last year, pled guilty to murder on Friday. Police that five-year-old Galilea Samaniego was asleep in her home when Yahir Carballo, along with three other teens and a 19-year-old girl, fired eight shots into the home. Samaniego was hit in the head and killed. Police said they were targeting another teen who lived at the address Albuquerque man gets 26 years for home
  • Damaged gas line shuts down part of Central Avenue

    Damaged gas line shuts down part of Central Avenue
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Part of Central Avenue is closed in both directions Friday afternoon due to a damaged gas line. Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority said the gas line was damaged as crews were repairing a broken water main.Central Avenue is closed between San Mateo Boulevard and Alvarado Drive. Drivers are being rerouted and are asked to seek alternate routes. It is unclear when the road will be open, officials said.
  • Lane shifts to take place on I-25 in Raton

    Lane shifts to take place on I-25 in Raton
    RATON, N.M. (KRQE) – People traveling on Interstate 25 in Raton could experience delays starting Monday due to detours.The New Mexico Department of Transportation will detour I-25 north to the southbound lanes between mile markers 454-457. There will be a single lane of traffic in each direction.What’s happening around New Mexico July 19-25Officials said drivers should expect delays and short-term closures for boulder removal the week of July 29.
  • New Mexico State Police officer recognized by White House for 2023 traffic stop

    New Mexico State Police officer recognized by White House for 2023 traffic stop
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Multiple law enforcement personnel are being recognized for their contributions to help alleviate the nation's drug epidemic. A New Mexico officer made the list.The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) has released a list of officials and agencies recognized for their work to fight against criminal networks and drug trafficking. The honorees were dignified for their achievements at the United States Interdiction Coordinator Awards.
    “Sinc
  • Former BCSO deputy wants evidence withheld from his trial

    Former BCSO deputy wants evidence withheld from his trial
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A former Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office deputy accused of pulling a gun on two men while off duty is fighting to have some evidence in the case suppressed. Michael Borrecco is accused of pulling a gun on two men at a Circle K on Osuna while drunk earlier this year. Man sentenced for shooting Border Patrol agent in New MexicoHis attorney filed new motions asking for information on the two men, including their criminal history, an officer's lapel video, an
  • New Mexico Department of Justice launches 'Internet Safety' webpage

    New Mexico Department of Justice launches 'Internet Safety' webpage
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – A new webpage created by the New Mexico Department of Justice looks to educate families on social media safety. The "Internet Safety" webpage offers parents and teens resources, including social media privacy guides and information on "Take It Down," a free service to stop the online sharing of explicit images or videos of minors. The page also features an “experience form” where parents and teens can share their past or current issues with social
  • Man sentenced for shooting Border Patrol agent in New Mexico

    Man sentenced for shooting Border Patrol agent in New Mexico
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – An El Paso man was sentenced to federal prison for attempting to murder a U.S. Border Patrol agent during a routine immigration stop in New Mexico.Roberto Esquivel, 25, was pulled over by a Border Patrol agent on a rural section of New Mexico Highway 146 on Jan. 5, 2023. According to court documents, the agent went up to the vehicle and saw individuals inside whom he suspected of being undocumented immigrants. The agent then asked Esquivel to exit th
  • New Mexico Game and Fish holding public meetings on Wildlife Action Plan

    New Mexico Game and Fish holding public meetings on Wildlife Action Plan
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish is holding two public meetings on the State Wildlife Action Plan for New Mexico (SWAP). Free well water testing event in Luna CountyThe SWAP looks at Species of Greatest Conservation Need (SGCN) and identifies their threats, habitats and actions that can be taken to reduce the threats and help with conservation. The 10-year SWAP review and revision was started in 2023 and is due to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service by Oct
  • New Mexico department looks for input on Clean Car Tax Credit rules

    New Mexico department looks for input on Clean Car Tax Credit rules
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The state is looking for feedback on rules for the Clean Car Tax Credit Program.In 2024's legislative session, the program was enacted. It encourages the use of electric vehicles and would create the installation of vehicle charges throughout the state.New Mexico Energy, Minerals, and Natural Resources Department (EMNRD) wants to hear from the public, so they can adjust their rules before tax credit applications are processed.“Some vehicles will be automatica
  • VIDEO: Fountain in Old Town overflows with soapsuds

    VIDEO: Fountain in Old Town overflows with soapsuds
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The fountain near Albuquerque's Old Town featuring the statue of Don Francisco Cuervo y Valdez was overflowing with soapsuds Friday morning. Chemical spill, fire contained at Ski Santa FePeople gathered on the corner of Rio Grande Blvd. and Mountain Rd. to take photos and videos of the fountain. KRQE News 13 has reached out to the City of Albuquerque and Albuquerque Police for more information, but have yet to hear back.
  • 'Oh my Gosh; it's a bubble bath!': Fountain in Old Town overflows with soapsuds

    'Oh my Gosh; it's a bubble bath!': Fountain in Old Town overflows with soapsuds
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) — Residents in Old Town Albuquerque woke up to a sudsy display Friday morning, after someone vandalized the statue of Don Francisco Cuervo y Valdes with Dawn dish soap."As soon as I got out here and I saw that, 'hey it's snowing in July!'" said Wayne Presser, who works in Old Town.
    The statue of Don Francisco Cuervo y Valdes in Old Town, on the corner of Mountain Road and Rio Grande Boulevard, became a tourist attraction Friday morning for a different, more un
  • Moisture continues into the weekend with elevated flooding concerns

    Moisture continues into the weekend with elevated flooding concerns
    We will see a higher chance of heavy rain in the Sacramento Mountains where burn scar flash flooding around Ruidoso is looking very likely this afternoon. We will also see heavy showers and storms across the Northern Mountains that will bring a high risk of flooding along those burn scar areas as well. More storms will stick around late Friday night into early Saturday morning, but these too will fizzle out by sunrise Saturday.It’s going to be a very active weekend across New Mexico with w
  • 'I was like, 'oh my Gosh, it's a bubble bath!': Fountain in Old Town overflows with soapsuds

    'I was like, 'oh my Gosh, it's a bubble bath!': Fountain in Old Town overflows with soapsuds
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) — Residents in Old Town Albuquerque woke up to a sudsy display Friday morning, after someone vandalized the statue of Don Francisco Cuervo y Valdes with Dawn dish soap."As soon as I got out here and I saw that, 'hey it's snowing in July!'" said Wayne Presser, who works in Old Town.
    The statue of Don Francisco Cuervo y Valdes in Old Town, on the corner of Mountain Road and Rio Grande Boulevard, became a tourist attraction Friday morning for a different, more un
  • New Mexico Senator Martin Heinrich calls on President Joe Biden to suspend campaign

    New Mexico Senator Martin Heinrich calls on President Joe Biden to suspend campaign
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – New Mexico Senator Martin Heinrich is calling on President Joe Biden to suspend his campaign for a second term.
    Senator Heinrich released the following statement Friday morning:
    Joe Biden is one of the most accomplished presidents in modern history. He has led our nation through unprecedented challenges with unwavering dedication and profound integrity. His years of service have made a lasting impact on the lives of countless Americans.However, this moment in our n
  • Utah man confronted after he allegedly offered to pay 15-year-old for sex

    Utah man confronted after he allegedly offered to pay 15-year-old for sex
    SANDY, Utah (KTVX) — A Utah man faces felony charges after he allegedly offered to pay a minor $700 for sex and was confronted by over 20 teens at a Sandy mall.
    According to court documents, Bryce Stephen Ray, 49, of West Haven used Snapchat to talk with a 15-year-old high school student. During their conversation, Ray reportedly never shared his real name but did send a picture of himself through the app.
    Ray later offered the victim money in exchange for sex so she could buy clothes. Des
  • Santa Fe selected as finalist to host Sundance Film Festival

    Santa Fe selected as finalist to host Sundance Film Festival
    SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – The City of Santa Fe was named a finalist to host the internationally renowned Sundance Film Festival.
    “Santa Fe and the Sundance Film Festival have long shared a deep appreciation for diversity, inclusion, and artistic expression,” Santa Fe Mayor Alan Webber stated in a news release. “From our rich cultural heritage and thriving artist communities to the innovative voices championed at Sundance, there's a natural synergy between our valu
  • Chemical spill, fire contained at Ski Santa Fe

    Chemical spill, fire contained at Ski Santa Fe
    SANTA FE COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) – A truck carrying hydrogen peroxide spilled and caught fire, the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) said in a release. It happened on Wednesday, July 17.According to the release, Ski Santa Fe reported to SFNF about the fire. SFNF fire resources and the Santa Fe Fire Department responded while a Hazmat team and the New Mexico Environment Department were alerted. The spill and fire were contained. Rehab facility in Albuquerque will be built despite concernsWor
  • Free well water testing event in Luna County

    Free well water testing event in Luna County
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The New Mexico Environment Department and New Mexico Department of Health are partnering to host a free well water testing event on Saturday, August 10 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the MainStreet Market in Luna County Courthouse Park (700 South Silver Ave.) Albuquerque man gets 26 years for home invasion of father-in-lawFree well water tests will be available to the first 100 people who show up or while supplies lasts. "This water fair provides residents in L
  • Albuquerque man gets 26 years for home invasion of father-in-law

    Albuquerque man gets 26 years for home invasion of father-in-law
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – An Albuquerque man has been sentenced to 26 years in federal prison for a home invasion of his father-in-law and robbing a bank. Officials say 36-year-old Marc Candelaria did it to fuel a gambling addiction.Court documents say on September 14, 2021, Candelaria staged a home invasion of his father-in-law and was assisted by an unknown accomplice who acted as an intruder. Officials say the intruder entered the home late at night and tried to get the father-in-
  • Albuquerque Little Theater youth program presents: Disney's "Descendants"

    Albuquerque Little Theater youth program presents: Disney's "Descendants"
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The youth program with the Albuquerque Little Theater is bringing its latest production to the stage. July 20, 21 only, they will be performing Disney's "Descendants."Story continues below
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