• Musk says Twitter will relaunch verified service with 3 different check marks

    Musk says Twitter will relaunch verified service with 3 different check marks
    (The Hill) - Elon Musk on Friday said Twitter is tentatively planning to relaunch its paid verification check service next week after delays over impersonation concerns.Musk indicated the platform will roll out gold checks for companies, grey checks for government accounts and blue checks for individuals.The new Twitter CEO has garnered controversy for introducing an $8-per-month subscription service that includes a verified check after a series of users quickly leveraged it to impersonate promi
  • New exhibit at Santa Fe City Hall

    New exhibit at Santa Fe City Hall
    SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – A new exhibit is now on display at Santa Fe City Hall. The exhibit, "Proudly She Served," honors female veterans.Story continues below:
    New Mexico: Retired SFPD detective accused of losing rape kit speaks outBusiness: Restaurant industry looks to New Mexico lawmakers for revitalization fundCrime: Albuquerque double murder suspect arrestedCommunity: Tumbleweed Snowman makes its 2022 debutThe exhibit features a series of portraits on women actively serving and wo
  • Decision expected on Santa Fe Midtown Campus

    Decision expected on Santa Fe Midtown Campus
    SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – Santa Fe's governing body is expected to vote on plans to renovate Santa Fe's Midtown Campus Wednesday night. They are expected to vote on the issue at 5 p.m. New Mexico restaurants featured in Yelp’s Top 100 Tacos Spots in AmericaThe plans are designed to help the city develop the campus into more than 1,000 units of market-rate and affordable housing. It will also serve as a new hub for the city, with everything from performance spaces to film
  • Christine McVie of Fleetwood Mac dies at 79, band confirms

    Christine McVie of Fleetwood Mac dies at 79, band confirms
    (NEXSTAR) — British musician Christine McVie, co-lead vocalist and keyboardist for rock band Fleetwood Mac, has died at the age of 79.
    McVie's death was confirmed by the band Wednesday.In a statement, Fleetwood Mac wrote:
    "There are no words to describe our sadness at the passing of Christine McVie. She was truly one-of-a-kind, special and talented beyond measure. She was the best musician anyone could have in their band and the best friend anyone could have in their life. We were so lucky
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  • Albuquerque man involved in fatal crash avoids jail

    Albuquerque man involved in fatal crash avoids jail
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Marco Melo-Fernandez, an Albuquerque man involved in a deadly crash nearly five years ago, will not face jail time. In 2017, Melo Fernandez crashed into a car on I-25 near San Antonio and took off. Annamaria Garcia was killed in the crash. New Mexico restaurants featured in Yelp’s Top 100 Tacos Spots in AmericaEarlier this year, Melo-Fernandez pleaded no contest to knowingly leaving the scene where there was great bodily harm or death. Under the p
  • Santa Fe pair arrested after leading police on chase

    Santa Fe pair arrested after leading police on chase
    SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico State Police arrested Kathryn Tohm and Mario Muniz in Santa Fe after they led police on a pursuit and found fentanyl inside the vehicle. NMSP says the pair fled after an officer attempted a traffic stop November 23 around 10:30 p.m.Story continues below:
    New Mexico: Retired SFPD detective accused of losing rape kit speaks outBusiness: Restaurant industry looks to New Mexico lawmakers for revitalization fundCrime: Albuquerque double murder suspect arr
  • Local non-profit helps asylum seekers, refugees

    Local non-profit helps asylum seekers, refugees
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico is home to a good amount of asylum seekers and refugees. Several groups are working in Albuquerque are working to make the transition for them smooth. Alzheimer’s Association hosts annual NM Caregiver ConferenceAnn Setterlun is a Family Liaison through Albuquerque FaithWorks, an non-profit organization of local faith congregations working in the community to help with short and long-term needs of asylum seekers, refugees and people experienc
  • 'One Distillery' helping Mental health in the community

    'One Distillery' helping Mental health in the community
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – One Distillery is an Albuquerque based distillery. The distillery aims to provide mental health support for veterans and first responders.Mental health service expansion coming to University of New MexicoMartin Salazar and his niece own One Distillery. Born and raise in New Mexico they see the struggle people face regarding mental health. All proceeds from One Distillery to help support access to mental health for veterans and first responders.Currently, 'On
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  • Florida home to world's 'most dangerous' tree

    Florida home to world's 'most dangerous' tree
    FLORIDA (WFLA) – When you think of all the dangerous things that reside in Florida, trees probably don't come to mind, but the state is actually home to the "most dangerous" tree in the world.The manchineel tree (Hippomane mancinella), according to the Guinness World Records, is the world's most dangerous tree.New tradition for Albuquerque Old Town tree lightingLocated on the Caribbean coast and the Gulf of Mexico, including Florida, the tree should be avoided since it produces a dangerous
  • New lawsuit claims federal agency harming New Mexico's silvery minnows

    New lawsuit claims federal agency harming New Mexico's silvery minnows
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Small fish continue to face big threats according to claims laid out in a new lawsuit filed today in New Mexico federal court. Non-profit WildEarth Guardians allege that despite following guidance by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation is threatening the Rio Grande Silvery Minnow.Despite being only a few inches in length, the silvery minnow has long been the center of attention in discussions surrounding New Mexico's environment.
  • Spotify Wrapped is here: How do you see your top artists and albums?

    Spotify Wrapped is here: How do you see your top artists and albums?
    (WJW) — Nov. 30 isn't an official holiday, but it marks a day many people look forward to: It's Spotify Wrapped day.
    Spotify launched the year-end "Wrapped" campaign Wednesday, which allows users to see their top-streamed artists, albums, genres and more. Anyone who has a Spotify account will get one. To see yours, head over to the Spotify app and log in.On Wednesday, your Spotify Wrapped should pop up once you log on. But if you miss it, it will also stay on the homepage of your app. (Spo
  • New Mexico restaurants featured in Yelp's Top 100 Tacos Spots in America

    New Mexico restaurants featured in Yelp's Top 100 Tacos Spots in America
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – If you love tacos, you might want to check out two taco restaurants in New Mexico named in Yelp's Top 100 Tacos Spots in America. Yelp reviewers have spoken, ranking these two New Mexico restaurants in the top 100.
    El Paisa in Albuqueruqe was ranked No. 97 on the list. The restaurant, located in the South Valley, offers a variety of of meats, from carne asada, el pastor, and barbacoa. They also provideburritos, gorditas, tortas, quesadillas, menudo and maris
  • Venezuelans sleep on sidewalks after Juarez razes tent camp

    Venezuelans sleep on sidewalks after Juarez razes tent camp
    JUAREZ, Mexico (Border Report) – His daughter turns 3 years old next week and Jeilfred can’t hold back the tears. It took the native of Venezuela more than two months to make the 3,000-mile trek to Juarez only to find the U.S. border closed to asylum-seekers from that South American country who cross between ports of entry.“I feel a knot in my throat. I haven’t seen my daughters in nearly three months, or my wife. My little girl’s birthday is on December 6 and I&rsq
  • Missouri man converts hot water tanks into smokers

    Missouri man converts hot water tanks into smokers
    Plumber, Steve Baird converted this old hot water tank into a fully-functioning meat smoker.JOPLIN, Mo. — What can you do with your old hot water tank? You could sell it for the scrap metal, or you can do what one Joplin plumber decided to do: Turn it into a meat smoker. The idea came to plumber, Steve Baird, after he amassed a large collection of old hot water heaters over the years."For a long time I've removed water heaters as a plumber. I usually just scrap pile them and once I get a w
  • Sports Desk: Diego Pavia leading NMSU to success

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque native and former Volcano Vista standout Diego Pavia is wrapping up his first season as quarterback for NMSU. During the Aggies win over Liberty, Pavia accounted for over 300 yards of total offense as well as six touchdowns. His stellar performance made him a weekly honoree for the Manning Award.NMSU currently has a 5-6 record and the Aggies hopes of a bowl game remain at the hands of their waiver. Pavia joined the Sports Desk gave his thoughts on
  • Tensions run high as Mexico moves migrants out of Rio Grande camp in Juarez

    Tensions run high as Mexico moves migrants out of Rio Grande camp in Juarez
    EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) -- Tensions are running high as migrants camped along the Rio Grande in Ciudad Juarez were moved out by law enforcement the past two days.One police officer reportedly was hit by a rock. Migrants told KTSM that feltthey were being treated like "animals.""Where did you guys graduate from to be pushing people like that?" yelled a man as they were pushed out of the camp. "There's no animals here, brother. There's no animals here. What are we, all delinquents?"An officer in rio
  • Marine veteran chugs beer from prosthetic leg at Lakers game

    Marine veteran chugs beer from prosthetic leg at Lakers game
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) – Annika Nadine Hutsler may have been attending her first basketball game in Los Angeles on Monday, but she made sure to get off on the right foot.Hutsler, a United States Marine Corps veteran who lost her leg in a battle with cancer, was watching the L.A. Lakers take on the Indiana Pacers at the Crypto.com Arena when she found herself on the Jumbotron — and made the most of the opportunity.Hutsler downed a beer from her prosthetic leg to raucous cheers from the cr
  • Study shows COVID-related stress reduces sexual desire in romantic relationships

    Study shows COVID-related stress reduces sexual desire in romantic relationships
    SAN MARCOS, Texas (KXAN) -- Well, if you didn't think the COVID-19 pandemic was bad enough, you can add this to the list of misfortunes. A new study from an international research team -- led by a Texas State University researcher, Rhonda Balzarini -- found that stressors from the pandemic adversely affected people's sex lives.
    The researchers found a link between specific stressors brought out by the pandemic, such as financial concerns, loneliness and worry, and lower levels of sexual desire.
  • Bank of America chief predicts ‘mild recession’ in 2023

    Bank of America chief predicts ‘mild recession’ in 2023
    Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan said Tuesday he’s expecting a “mild recession” in 2023, sounding a more positive note about the state of the economy than many in the financial world have been broadcasting amid 40-year-high inflation.Doomspeak about the possibility of a recession has been coming out of the financial sector since the summer when JP Morgan Chase & Co. CEO Jamie Dimon said he saw a “hurricane” gathering on the economic horizon as the Federal Rese
  • Medal of Honor recipient from New Mexico dies at 97

    Medal of Honor recipient from New Mexico dies at 97
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The second-to-last living Korean War Medal of Honor recipient has died at the age of 97. Hiroshi Miyamura was born in Gallup in 1925 and received the Medal of Honor for single-handedly covering the retreat of his troops when they were overrun.New tradition for Albuquerque Old Town tree lightingMiyamura killed 50 enemy troops before being captured. He spent more than two years in a prison camp. He joined the army in 1945 and later enlisted in the army reserve before
  • New tradition for Albuquerque Old Town tree lighting

    New tradition for Albuquerque Old Town tree lighting
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A new tradition begins Friday at the old town Christmas tree lighting. Last year, the Aceves family bid farewell to "Henry's Tree," a tradition that started in 1994. This year, a 30-foot sequoia will be decorated and lit. Fans highlight their favorite displays at the River of LightsThings were going to change with a new owner of the plaza and many shop owners were left concerned. "The ones that have been down here for you know, ten years. It was an event we
  • Texas-born drug lord 'La Barbie' no longer in U.S. custody, his whereabouts unknown

    Texas-born drug lord 'La Barbie' no longer in U.S. custody, his whereabouts unknown
    SAN DIEGO (Border Report) -- Drug trafficker Edgar Valdez Villarreal, known as 'La Barbie,' is no longer listed as being held by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons.Valdez was extradited to Georgia from Mexico seven years ago and had received a 49-year prison term after pleading guilty to conspiracy to distribute cocaine and launder money.He was also ordered to pay $192 million in restitution to the U.S. Government.According to his sentencing documents, Valdez's release date was set for July 27,
  • These 25 deals were the most shopped among BestReviews readers

    These 25 deals were the most shopped among BestReviews readers
    BestReviews is reader-supported and may earn an affiliate commission. Details.What BestReviews readers shopped for most this yearOver the past several days, it was open season on sales. You could get deals on everything from Cricut machines to robotic vacuums at incredibly deep discounts. These sales started on Black Friday and ran through Cyber Monday.If you missed the deals over the extended weekend, however, don’t worry. You didn’t miss out on your chance to save. W
  • Look who made People mag's 'People of the Year'

    Look who made People mag's 'People of the Year'
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matthew McConaughey, Mila Kunis, Jennifer Hudson and “Abbott Elementary” creator and star Quinta Brunson have been named People magazine’s 2022 “People of the Year.”The magazine unveiled its annual list Wednesday, with Editor-in-Chief Wendy Naugle explaining this year’s honorees were selected because of their efforts to help others.McConaughey was chosen for his advocacy efforts after the Uvalde school shooting rocked hi
  • Armed men break into Juarez shelter, try to abduct migrants

    Armed men break into Juarez shelter, try to abduct migrants
    JUAREZ, Mexico (Border Report) – Juarez shelters remain on alert after a group of armed men broke down the door of a church early Thursday and tried to abduct asylum-seekers sheltered there.The assailants – believed to be members of a gang or a migrant smuggling organization – entered the Tierra de Oro church and shelter in the Mexico 68 neighborhood in Central Juarez and began lining up the women and children to load them onto vehicles before a passing police car scared them o
  • KRQE Newsfeed: Uninsured patients, NMSU coach speaks, Teacher incentive package, New tradition

    KRQE Newsfeed: Uninsured patients, NMSU coach speaks, Teacher incentive package, New tradition
    Wednesday's Top StoriesGroup worries conditions of New Mexico-run prisons will worsenRio Rancho teen receives unique seizure treatmentJudge denies child killer’s plea deal requestAlbuquerque man arrested for shooting at policeSanta Fe Indian School hopes to bring new life to Paolo Soleri AmphitheaterSights and Sounds: World Cup Watch Party at Civic PlazaRetired SFPD detective accused of losing rape kit speaks outSan Francisco will allow police to deploy robots that killAlzheimer’s dr
  • KRQE Newsfeed: Uninsured patients, NMSU coach speaks, Colder day, Teacher incentive package, New tradition

    KRQE Newsfeed: Uninsured patients, NMSU coach speaks, Colder day, Teacher incentive package, New tradition
    Wednesday's Top StoriesGroup worries conditions of New Mexico-run prisons will worsenRio Rancho teen receives unique seizure treatmentJudge denies child killer’s plea deal requestAlbuquerque man arrested for shooting at policeSanta Fe Indian School hopes to bring new life to Paolo Soleri AmphitheaterSights and Sounds: World Cup Watch Party at Civic PlazaRetired SFPD detective accused of losing rape kit speaks outSan Francisco will allow police to deploy robots that killAlzheimer’s dr
  • Team Jacob or Edward? 'Twilight' films coming back to theaters

    Team Jacob or Edward? 'Twilight' films coming back to theaters
    CLEVELAND (WJW) — It's been 14 years since the first "Twilight" movie hit theaters, but starting this Friday you can catch the entire series on the big screen once more.
    Cinemark is bringing back the beloved (and also hated-on) films for an event they're calling the "‘Twas the Twilight Before Christmas" marathon."Whether you’re Team Edward, Team Jacob, or team nostalgia, prepare to sink your teeth into this immortal saga once again," the company said in a statement.
    Story conti
  • Cooler day but warmer weather to end the week

    Cooler day but warmer weather to end the week
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – This morning is much colder than yesterday, with temperatures starting in the single digits, teens and twenties for most of the state. Today will be cooler in central and southern New Mexico, with highs staying twenty degrees colder than yesterday in Roswell. Skies will start mostly sunny, but clouds will move in from the south throughout the day. Skies will be partly cloudy and dry. Winds will be lighter than yesterday, but there will still be a breeze up to
  • Holocaust survivors offered DNA tests to help find lost family members

    Holocaust survivors offered DNA tests to help find lost family members
    NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, Jackie Young had been searching.Orphaned as an infant, he spent the first few years of his life in a Nazi internment camp in what is now the Czech Republic. After World War II he was taken to England, adopted and given a new name.As an adult, he struggled to learn of his origins and his family. He had some scant information about his birth mother, who died in a concentration camp. But about his father? Nothing. Just a blank space on a birth certificate. Local s

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