• NMSP investigating fatal police shooting in Española

    NMSP investigating fatal police shooting in Española
    ESPAÑOLA, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico State Police are investigating a deadly police shooting that happened on Sunday in Española. According to NMSP, an Española Police Department officer found a stolen Jeep in a Walgreens parking lot. They say 28-year-old Jeffrey Martinez was in the vehicle and fled on foot.New Mexico man facing federal charges for February shootingThey say an officer gave verbal commands to Martinez and that the officer eventually fired their weapo
  • Trial for father charged under Bennie's Law starts Monday

    Trial for father charged under Bennie's Law starts Monday
    QUESTA, N.M. (KRQE) – The trial involving the first person to be charged under Bennie's Law is set to start Monday. William Brown is accused of negligently making a firearm available to a minor, resulting in the death of a teen in Questa. KRQE News 13 spoke with the district attorney overseeing the case who says it could set a precedent for future cases. "Well a lot of the pressure comes from the tragic loss of life I mean a young lady has been taken and it's impacted a comm
  • Albuquerque all-girl flag football team invited to NFL Flag Championship game

    Albuquerque all-girl flag football team invited to NFL Flag Championship game
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A New Mexico flag football team has been invited to represent the Denver Broncos in a flag football championship by the NFL. "Excitement, shock, everything," explained Tia Martinez, head coach for the Twisted Sister Flag Football NM about her reaction to the invite. "It's an amazing opportunity for these girls."Martinez's team stands out from the rest. They're the only all-girls flag football team in New Mexico. Twisted Sister wide receiver and quarterback,
  • Man admits to killing three people in New Mexico murder case

    Man admits to killing three people in New Mexico murder case
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – More than three years after four bodies were discovered inside a truck at the Albuquerque International Sunport, Sean Lannon has been sentenced for the murders of three of those individuals. Lannon, who previously admitted to killing one of the victims, Randall Apostalon, back in May, pled guilty to second-degree murder for the deaths of his ex-wife Jennifer Lannon, Justin Mata, and Matthew Miller earlier this month.Story continues below
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  • Duke City Comic Con draws cosplayers, fans

    Duke City Comic Con draws cosplayers, fans
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Pop culture and comic book lovers wrapped up the Duke City Comic Con on Sunday. This year's event was held at the Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid Hotel.Story continues below
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    Fans were able to meet and h
  • Pawsitive Life Rescue hosts low-cost pet vaccine

    Pawsitive Life Rescue hosts low-cost pet vaccine
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A local nonprofit is serving four-legged friends in the community by making sure they remain healthy. "Pawsitive Life Rescue" held a low-cost vaccine clinic for both dogs and cats Sunday at Boofys Best for Pets in northeast Albuquerque.
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  • Hot and dry before monsoon pattern moves into New Mexico

    Hot and dry before monsoon pattern moves into New Mexico
    It was another hot day across the state and the heat will continue into early next week, with high temperatures falling only a couple degrees. Windier weather develops Monday afternoon, bringing a high fire danger across parts of the state. The windy weather won’t last long with quieter conditions again by Wednesday.A monsoon-like pattern will develop late week and bringing back scattered afternoon rain and thunderstorm chances beginning Thursday and will likely continue into the weekend.
  • Veteran reveals lifelong secret in obituary, allowing him to 'forever rest in peace'

    Veteran reveals lifelong secret in obituary, allowing him to 'forever rest in peace'
    RENSSELAER, N.Y. (WTEN) -- U.S. Army veteran Edward Thomas Ryan died at the age of 85 on June 1 in Albany, New York. In his obituary, the retired colonel revealed a secret that he'd kept hidden for decades."I must tell you one more thing,” Ryan wrote. “I was Gay all my life: thru grade school, thru High School, thru College, thru Life. I was in a loving and caring relationship with Paul Cavagnaro of North Greenbush. He was the love of my life. We had 25 great years together. Paul die
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  • "The world is on fire:" McCaul on countering threats from China, Russia, and Iran

    "The world is on fire:" McCaul on countering threats from China, Russia, and Iran
    AUSTIN (Nexstar) -- As chairman of the powerful House Foreign Affairs Committee, Austin's Michael McCaul has been one of the most outspoken voices encouraging US leaders to proactively counteract threats abroad.
    The threat of another war, McCaul said, "keeps him up at night." After spearheading a trio of foreign aid packages for Taiwan, Ukraine, and Israel, he ignored China's warnings and visited Taiwan's new president in a show of solidarity.
    McCaul spoke with Nexstar's Ryan Chandler this week
  • New flight to Minnesota taking off from the Sunport this week

    New flight to Minnesota taking off from the Sunport this week
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A new flight is expected to take off at Albuquerque International Sunport this week. Last year, the Sunport announced Sun Country Airlines would add a seasonal flight from Albuquerque to the Minneapolis St. Paul Airport in Minnesota. Kids learn about city vehicles at 3rd annual Touch A Truck event in AlbuquerqueThe first flight on the low-cost airline is expected to take off Wednesday and another on Saturday. According to the Sunport's website, two flights a
  • 2 injured after house fire in northwest Albuquerque

    2 injured after house fire in northwest Albuquerque
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Two people in northwest Albuquerque were injured after a home caught fire. According to Albuquerque Fire Rescue, crews responded just before 3 p.m. to an area near Rio Bravo and I-40. They say the house fire was brought under control within 30 minutes. APD: 1 dead in hit and run crash in northeast AlbuquerqueAFr says two people suffered minor injuries but were not taken to the hospital. Crews determined the fire was set on accident.
  • APD: 1 dead in hit and run crash in northeast Albuquerque

    APD: 1 dead in hit and run crash in northeast Albuquerque
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Albuquerque Police Department said one person died in a Sunday morning hit-and-run crash. It happened on Harper Dr. NE near San Mateo Blvd. NE around 4 a.m. APD: Shoplifting suspect who pulled out gun at Albertsons turned himself inThey said a female, around 25-30 years old, was hit by a dark two-door vehicle headed west on Harper. A witness told police the vehicle hit the woman and then fled the scene. Police have not identified the pedestrian or the ve
  • 1 person suffers life-threatening heat illness in desert near Sunland Park

    1 person suffers life-threatening heat illness in desert near Sunland Park
    EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) -- One person was transported from the desert area near Sunland Park, New Mexico, to a local hospital with life-threatening heat-related injuries Saturday night, June 15, the Sunland Park Fire Department said.Border Patrol found the person around 8:30 p.m. Saturday in the desert near Mile Marker 143 along New Mexico Highway 9.Sunland Park Fire, Dona Ana County Fire Rescue and Border Patrol used an ice bath and ice sheets to cool the person down before transporting them.
  • Senate candidate Colin Allred touts bipartisan approach to immigration, abortion

    Senate candidate Colin Allred touts bipartisan approach to immigration, abortion
    AUSTIN (Nexstar) — As Congressman Colin Allred prepares for the upcoming U.S. Senate election in which he will be head-to-head with Sen. Ted Cruz, he's highlighting a bipartisan approach to issues such as immigration, border security and abortion.
    Allred, a Democrat who represents a district in Dallas, joined Monica Madden to talk about the challenges and solutions he faces in the race for the Senate seat.
    Immigration and border securityTexas Democrats held their state party convention ear
  • 'Lucky to be here': Gordon Ramsay speaks out after 'really bad' cycling accident

    'Lucky to be here': Gordon Ramsay speaks out after 'really bad' cycling accident
    (WHTM) - Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay shared an "important message" to fans on social media after a serious cycling accident.Ramsay took to social media and posted photos and a video detailing the "really bad accident" that happened in Connecticut."It really shook me, and honestly I'm lucky to be here," he said, sharing before and after images of his ride that included a cracked helmet and torn riding shirt. Throughout the video, which can be seen on Instagram, Ramsay appears visibly shaken."I'm
  • Darius Rucker says country music 'still' carries a 'stigma of rebel flags and racism'

    Darius Rucker says country music 'still' carries a 'stigma of rebel flags and racism'
    (The Hill) — Country star Darius Rucker said in a recent interview that country music still carries a “stigma” of racism today.Rucker wrote in a 2021 editorial for “The Tennessean” that country music has a “stigma of rebel flags and racism.”
    In the latest installment of CNN’s“Who’s Talking to Chris Wallace,” host Chris Wallace asked Rucker whether this stigma still exists in the genre today. Disney World guests evacuated from new
  • Are zero-down mortgages making a comeback?

    Are zero-down mortgages making a comeback?
    (NewsNation) — Many Americans are struggling to afford a home, and today's typical down payment of $56,000 presents a major obstacle.
    One of the nation's largest mortgage lenders is trying to lower that barrier, announcing a new 0% down mortgage program last month. United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM) said the program aims to "help more borrowers become homeowners without an upfront down payment."Under the program, qualifying borrowers would receive a 3% down payment assistance loan up to $15,0
  • Is a COVID summer surge coming? Here's what CDC data shows

    Is a COVID summer surge coming? Here's what CDC data shows
    (NEXSTAR) – Warning signs that could signal a rise in COVID infections are appearing in parts of the U.S.Wastewater testing, which can help detect the spread of a COVID in a community, has shown a significant uptick of the virus in several states. Testing sites in Montana and Florida are reporting "very high" levels of COVID, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports. Levels are "high" in wastewater across Alaska, California, Connecticut, Georgia, Maryland and New Mexico.
  • Why is there a Bible in your hotel room?

    Why is there a Bible in your hotel room?
    (NEXSTAR) — What do you do when you first get to a hotel room? Do you immediately turn on the comfort TV shows that always seem to be on in hotels? Maybe you prepare to go check out the pool or stash a shoe in the room safe.At some point, you may even find yourself turning to the drawers in the room to see if there’s anything good hiding in them. In your perusal, you’ll often come across a specific version of the Bible.Story continues below
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  • Are these America's best father-son sports duos?

    Are these America's best father-son sports duos?
    (Stacker) It's not always easy when Dad is a legendary athlete.Nobody knows this better than Bronny James, the eldest child of LeBron James, a man widely considered one of—if not the—greatest basketball players of all time. The basketball phenom started college at the University of Southern California in 2023 and is projected to be a late pick in the 2024 NBA draft.But the spotlight has proved challenging."It's tough," Bronny said in a May 2024 interview with SiriusXM NBA Radio. "A l
  • Why do we keep hearing about the debt limit?

    Why do we keep hearing about the debt limit?
    WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) – Over the past decade, America’s debt has been a topic on citizens' minds and politicians have used the debt limit as a bargaining chip. But why does the debt limit exist? What happens if it’s ignored?Luckily, the U.S. has never defaulted on its debt, but it has had its credit rating downgraded due to the “political brinksmanship” that has surrounded the subject.What is the debt limit and why is it important?The debt ceiling, or the debt limit,
  • APD: Shoplifting suspect who pulled out gun at Albertsons turned himself in

    APD: Shoplifting suspect who pulled out gun at Albertsons turned himself in
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque police say a man who shoplifted from an Albertsons and pointed a gun at an employee has now turned himself in. This after police video was released showing what happened outside that grocery store earlier this week. Story continues below
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  • Summerfest returns to Albuquerque at North Domingo Baca Park

    Summerfest returns to Albuquerque at North Domingo Baca Park
    \ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The City of Albuquerque kicked off the summer season with the first of its Summerfest series. The Heights Summerfest took place on Saturday at North Domingo Baca Park in northeast Albuquerque. Kids learn about city vehicles at 3rd annual Touch A Truck event in AlbuquerqueThe city brought out live music, food trucks, drinks, and activities for people to enjoy. "I didn't know what I was really expecting, so when I got here right before five o'clock, there was
  • Cottonwood Creek Fire burns 40 acres in the Cibola National Forest

    Cottonwood Creek Fire burns 40 acres in the Cibola National Forest
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The Mt. Taylor Ranger District says the Cottonwood Creek Wildfire has burned about 40 acres in the Zuni Mountains. They say the cause is undetermined but that lightning was detected in the area.Start Date: June 14, 2024Location: 12 miles west of Bluewater Lake and 9 miles south of I40 in the Zuni Mountains of the Mt. Taylor Ranger District on the Cibola National Forest.Size: 40 acresContained: 0%Structures Burned: N/ACause of Fire: UndeterminedEvacuations
  • Albuquerque Isotopes host annual Adaptive Clinic making baseball accessible for all

    Albuquerque Isotopes host annual Adaptive Clinic making baseball accessible for all
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – In a display of community spirit, the Albuquerque Isotopes held their third annual Adaptive Clinic on Saturday, bringing the joy of baseball to children of all abilities. The event, designed to ensure that every child, regardless of physical or intellectual challenges, has the opportunity to participate in America's favorite pastime saw around 35 children take part in a day filled with fun and learning.Story continues below
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  • United drops road game in Memphis

    United drops road game in Memphis
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The road struggles continued for New Mexico United on Saturday night. The black and yellow fell 2-1 in Memphis. United's record on the road in USL-C play is now 3-4-1.United fell behind early as Memphis converted a PK just 13 minutes into the match. While New Mexico dominated possession, the home team was able to make the most out of its opportunities, as it scored twice in the first half on just three shots on goal.
    New Mexico's leading goal scorer, Greg Hu
  • Albuquerque High track star commits to ASU

    Albuquerque High track star commits to ASU
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque High's Freddie Ford just wrapped up a stellar senior season with Bulldog City track and field. He won three state titles this season and also earned high-point honors at both the metro and state meet.
    Ford's success gained the attention of multiple college programs, including New Mexico, Arizona State, Oregon and Arkansas State. On Saturday he publicly announced that he is going to Tempe, AZ to be a Sundevil."What really sold me was on the visit
  • Sagebrush Community Church hosts 17th annual auto show

    Sagebrush Community Church hosts 17th annual auto show
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Car enthusiasts were back at the Sagebrush Community Church Riverside campus on Saturday morning for the 17th year in a row for the church's annual auto show which is a pre-Father's Day tradition. The event featured classic cars, hotrods, customs, and motorcycles. Kids learn about city vehicles at 3rd annual Touch A Truck event in AlbuquerqueThe event was free and organizers say it continues to grow year after year. "We had it in this park here, and we barel
  • Robert F. Kennedy Jr. premieres new documentary in Albuquerque

    Robert F. Kennedy Jr. premieres new documentary in Albuquerque
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Presidential hopeful Robert F. Kennedy Jr. made a stop in Albuquerque on Saturday to premiere a new documentary highlighting the national drug crisis. The documentary Recovering America hit the big screen at the Kiva Auditorium. Bernalillo County, UNMH work together to create new behavioral health crisis centerThe film tells the stories of those who battle drug addiction and the over 100,000 Americans who lose that battle every year while also offering some
  • Kids learn about city vehicles at 3rd annual Touch A Truck event in Albuquerque

    Kids learn about city vehicles at 3rd annual Touch A Truck event in Albuquerque
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Families around Albuquerque gathered at Franklin Plaza on Saturday for the city's third annual Touch A Truck event. The city hosted the event giving kids a chance to get close to city vehicles commonly seen on the roads. Albuquerque marks Juneteenth with community commemorationKids were invited to sit inside the vehicles to learn how they work with some departments offering demonstrations. Officials hope that when children have these interactions, they will

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