• Police search for suspect in attempted carjacking near UNM

    Police search for suspect in attempted carjacking near UNM
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Police are searching for a suspect Wednesday in an attempted carjacking near the UNM campus.The university sent out an alert this afternoon and said a man tried to carjack someone at University and MLK.Details are limited, but there is a $1,000 reward from Crime Stoppers for information leading to an arrest.
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  • School safety, lunches, and staff pay all topics introduced in legislative bills

    School safety, lunches, and staff pay all topics introduced in legislative bills
    SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - It's going to be another busy Monday at the Roundhouse. Two major bills going in front of the Senate Education Committee. The country and New Mexico have an ongoing issue: teachers and students feel unsafe in their classrooms or on campus.  West Mesa High School teachers spoke at a recent School Board meeting about the recent rise of guns appearing on campus and the low number of security guards the school.Story continues below:Crime: Woman gets 2-day jail
  • Albuquerque man, dog helps community tackle winter weather

    Albuquerque man, dog helps community tackle winter weather
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Meet Steve Ellis. He's known around his Albuquerque neighborhood as a good Samaritan.
    "I wake up about 3 a.m. and get started. It's just a very exciting day for me."Why do I owe taxes this year? Tax expert explains common reasonsAfter every snowfall, Ellis and his sidekick, Nilly, spend the day plowing their northeast neighborhood, local businesses, and the Tramway Trail from Central to Montgomery.
    "With snow on the ground, stuff like that, the dogs need to
  • Jewish Community Center displays Santa Fe photographer's work

    Jewish Community Center displays Santa Fe photographer's work
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – An artist who once lived in Santa Fe is being recognized here in Albuquerque. The exhibit's photos are a look back in time.
    The Jewish Community Center and the New Mexico Holocaust Museum worked together on a new exhibit featuring artist: Lita Blake. Albuquerque artist tells stories of Holocaust survivors through paintingsThe Jewish artist fled Austria in 1938 to Brazil, then to New York, and finally ended up in Santa Fe."It's an important story to understan
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  • Authorities arrest man and find juvenile who went missing in 2021

    Authorities arrest man and find juvenile who went missing in 2021
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – US Marshals in New Mexico located and safely recovered a missing juvenile. The juvenile had reportedly been missing since December 2021.The missing juvenile was recovered following the arrest of Yordan Hernandez-Perez.Hernandez-Perez was wanted for trafficking a controlled substance with intent to distribute and resisting during the arrest.Story continues below:Crime: Woman gets 2-day jail sentence after ABQ police find over 800 fentanyl pillsAlbuquerque: Driver fl
  • Philadelphia Eagles, Kansas City Chiefs heading to Super Bowl

    Philadelphia Eagles, Kansas City Chiefs heading to Super Bowl
    (NEXSTAR) - After ousting the San Francisco 49ers and the Cincinnati Bengals, the Philadelphia Eagles and the Kansas City Chiefs are set to go head-to-head in Super Bowl LVII at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona next month.
    It was the Eagles that punched their ticket first on Sunday, beating "Mr. Irrelevant" Brock Purdy and the 49ers, 31-7, to win the NFC Championship.
    Quarterback Jalen Hurts scored one of the team's four rushing touchdowns. He finished 15 of 25 for 121 yards, with Miles S
  • Hundreds of kids partake in ABQ archery tournament

    Hundreds of kids partake in ABQ archery tournament
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A total of 320 kids participated in a city-wide archery tournament in Albuquerque. Elementary, middle, and high school students all came out to compete.The winners in each event took home an award for themselves, as well as one for their school."We have a couple of kids who are shooting real well. A perfect score in archery is 300, and we have a young lady, she's right at 286, so yeah, she's right there," said Gina Chavez, who owns an archery store.Story con
  • Officials looking into Alamogordo officer-involved shooting that injured 1

    Officials looking into Alamogordo officer-involved shooting that injured 1
    ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (KRQE) – Alamogordo Police Department had an officer-involved shooting. Now, state officials are looking into the matter.
    According to New Mexico State Police, they have started investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened on East 10th Street in Alamogordo.
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  • 1 dead after Louisiana Boulevard crash, APD says

    1 dead after Louisiana Boulevard crash, APD says
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Police are investigating a traffic death. They said the crash occurred Sunday evening.
    Albuquerque Police Department (APD) said a fatal crash took place on Louisiana Boulevard, just south of Montogomery Boulevard. A woman, who was a pedestrian, was reported dead at the scene.
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  • New Mexico row team nears end of Atlantic race

    New Mexico row team nears end of Atlantic race
    (KRQE) -- A competitive row team from Farmington has nearly finished a month-long quest. They closed in on their race across the Atlantic.An update posted Sunday morning said the team of three, who are attempting to raise awareness for mental health among first responders, is within 130 miles from the finish line in the Caribbean.Story continues below:Crime: Woman gets 2-day jail sentence after ABQ police find over 800 fentanyl pillsAlbuquerque: Driver flees after fatal crash in southwest Albuqu
  • Rockslide cleanup keeps New Mexico road closed another day

    Rockslide cleanup keeps New Mexico road closed another day
    OTERO COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) -- As crews are cleaning up a rockslide, they've made an announcement. The affected road will be closed for at least another night.
    According to the New Mexico Department of Transportation, a part of US 82 will remain closed Sunday overnight.
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  • New Mexico lawmakers push for power plant clean-up

    New Mexico lawmakers push for power plant clean-up
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – State lawmakers are trying to figure out how to clean up the San Juan Generating Station that closed last December. They want to make sure no dangerous materials are leaking out to the surrounding community.
    Lawmakers discussed possible plans at the Roundhouse Saturday as to what could be next for the coal-fired power plant. State Representative Anthony Allison (D) is sponsoring House Bill 142, and he has concerns of the lasting impacts the generating plant co
  • World's Largest Matanza returns to Belen after 2-year hiatus

    World's Largest Matanza returns to Belen after 2-year hiatus
    BELEN, N.M. (KRQE) – Eagle Park in Belen was packed Saturday. Those that gathered celebrated the return of the World's Largest Matanza.The event was put on hold for two years, but now the day-long celebration is back.It included live music, cooking competitions, vendors, and more. However, the main event is the butchering, cooking, and sharing of food."It's a traditional Hispanic event. Families have been doing this for generations, and we just want to make sure that our tradition, ou
  • Oldest llama celebrates birthday in New Mexico

    Oldest llama celebrates birthday in New Mexico
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque could soon be the home of a new Guinness world record holder. An old llama is looking to claim a unique title.
    This is Dalia Llama, and he's looking to be crowned the world's oldest living llama. He celebrated his 27th birthday, which puts him above the current record holder at 26 years old.The average lifespan for llamas is about 20 years. The Straits family in the North Valley has owned him since 2007 and say he's been a big part of their famil
  • Why do I owe taxes this year? Tax expert explains common reasons

    Why do I owe taxes this year? Tax expert explains common reasons
    (NEXSTAR) – Tax season is back, as the Internal Revenue Service has officially started accepting and processing tax returns as of last week.
    The IRS has already been warning taxpayers to expect smaller refunds than they received in recent years because of certain COVID-era relief measures rolling back to pre-pandemic norms.
    Changes to those credits may not only cut your refund but leave you owing more taxes this year. Here are a few common reasons, mostly caused by big changes in your life
  • Happiest states for teenagers

    Happiest states for teenagers
    (STACKER) - While depression is an issue that has been plaguing Americans of all ages for centuries, it has begun to impact more young people in recent years. Rates of depression amongst children between the ages of 12 and 17 rose to 12.7% in 2015, a whopping 46% increase over the 8.7% rate 10 years before that. It can be difficult to identify what causes a person to develop depression, especially in the case of adolescents, who face a high volume of pressure, particularly navigating t
  • WHO updates list of medicines to stockpile for nuclear emergencies

    WHO updates list of medicines to stockpile for nuclear emergencies
    (The Hill) – The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday updated the list of medicines and drugs it recommends to treat exposure to radiological and nuclear emergencies for the first time since 2007. Can a drugstore be your only doctor?The updated list, which advises nations on how to stockpile for nuclear and radiological accidents and emergencies, is included in a new WHO report reflecting data and research for related medical treatment that emerged in the last decade.Maria Neira, the
  • Yoga: Modern research shows a variety of benefits to both body and mind from the ancient practice

    Yoga: Modern research shows a variety of benefits to both body and mind from the ancient practice
    (THE CONVERSATION) - The popularity of yoga has grown tremendously in the past decade. More than 10% of U.S. adults have practiced yoga at some point in their lives. Yoga practitioners spend on average US$90 a month, and the yoga industry is worth more than $80 billion worldwide.Yoga is now a mainstream activity in the U.S. and is commonly portrayed as a healthy lifestyle choice. I am a behavioral scientist who researches how physical activity – and specifically yo
  • Elvis Presley's rare personal items auctioned off

    Elvis Presley's rare personal items auctioned off
    (WJW) -- Calling all Elvis fans! A slew of personal items once belonging to the king of rock 'n' roll hit the auction block.No, there were no blue suede shoes available. But there was a wide variety of other items from jewelry and clothing, to cars and accessories.Why parents may see a smaller tax return this yearThe items were part of the Artifacts of Hollywood and Music Auction on Saturday. One of the more unique items is Elvis' bathroom scale. As of Friday, the last bid on that was $1,500.
    Al
  • Cold and clear start west, freezing fog east

    Cold and clear start west, freezing fog east
    Good Sunday morning everyone! We're seeing freezing fog for the northeast plains this morning. It's causing issues with reduced visibility and some slick roads. So allow extra time this morning out that way. This is because the backdoor front is moving through. Bitterly cold temperatures are pushing south through the Great Plains this morning with temps 30-40° below average for parts of Colorado and Wyoming. This arctic blast will affect Clayton and even Santa Rosa/Las Vegas for the next two
  • Healthiest states for seniors

    Healthiest states for seniors
    (STACKER) - To determine which states are most and least healthy for senior populations, Stacker consulted America's Health Rankings' 2022 Senior Report, where public health researchers analyzed metrics of senior health for every state, ranging from nursing home quality to preventable hospitalizations. The report was released in 2023.Although the numbers in certain categories changed drastically in some states after the COVID-19 pandemic—and while that may have influenced th
  • Will buying chickens save you money on high egg prices?

    Will buying chickens save you money on high egg prices?
    WESLACO, Texas (KVEO) — With the national average price for a dozen eggs at nearly $4, people are becoming more inclined to buy chickens to raise at home.But is raising chickens all it's cracked up to be, and do the savings add up?Before you shell out for hens, we sought as much insight as we could from Leroy Moreno, the owner of Moreno's Feed & Pet Stores in Weslaco, Texas.When will egg prices come down?At Moreno's — "The best place in town to pick up chicks" — 5-month-old
  • Top party schools in every state

    Top party schools in every state
    (STACKER) - Many schools tout their high average GPAs, beautiful campuses, or competitive admission rates. However, few can boast a rich campus social life as a truly distinguishing feature. While academic rigor is arguably one of the most important facets of college life, four years of all work and no play can take a tremendous toll on some students. In fact, taking regular breaks from work has been shown to boost productivity—within good reason, of course.Colleges and universities across
  • Highest-paid players in the NBA

    Highest-paid players in the NBA
    (STACKER) - The days when most NBA stars played for the same team throughout their careers are so over. With players often signing short-term contracts or long-term deals that include an opt-out clause, the culture has become one of total player empowerment: The stars have a say in where, with whom, and for how much money they would like to play.Stacker compiled a list of the highest-paid NBA players using Nov. 8, 2022 data from Spotrac. Interestingly, the top of the list is dominated
  • New Mexico Holocaust Museum running low on space

    New Mexico Holocaust Museum running low on space
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A local center spends its days informing New Mexicans about the holocaust and other topics, but they're struggling with something. They're running out of room.NM Public Education Department secretary retires"As you look around, you see that we are very challenged by space."
    The New Mexico Holocaust Museum and Gellert Center for Education in Downtown Albuquerque is in need of more room."We have about 1,600 square feet of exhibit space, not anywhere near enoug
  • Bernalillo County firefighters battle flames in South Valley

    Bernalillo County firefighters battle flames in South Valley
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A structure fire was reported in southwest Albuquerque.
    Details are limited, but the fire took place near Bridge and Atrisco around 5:15 p.m. The Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office tweeted they were helping control traffic in the area.
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  • 2 wanted people arrested in New Mexico

    2 wanted people arrested in New Mexico
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Two people were arrested by the U.S. Marshals Task Force.
    According to the U.S. Marshals Service District of New Mexico, two wanted people were arrested. They are named Christopher Anthony Maldonado, 35, and Ada Melendez, 33.
    Maldonado was wanted for failing to appear in court after an indictment for first-degree murder, armed robbery, and conspiracy to commit armed robbery.Story continues below:Crime: Woman gets 2-day jail sentence after ABQ police find ove
  • Dog recovering after spending days 'cemented' to Florida sidewalk

    Dog recovering after spending days 'cemented' to Florida sidewalk
    TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – A sweet pup is recovering after enduring cruel conditions on a Florida sidewalk.
    Tri-County Humane shared on Facebook that the dog was found "cemented" to a sidewalk off Yamato Road in Boca Raton, Florida, for what seemed like days.Closest national parks to AlbuquerqueThe organization said the dog, Trooper, was "completely stuck" and "left to die.""The smell was unbearable. There was no way a dog could have ended up like this overnight," Tri-County Humane shared.After
  • Win streak - Lobo women victorious for 3rd straight

    Win streak - Lobo women victorious for 3rd straight
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The UNM women's basketball team is in a groove. The Lobos earned a third straight win, the most since league play started, thanks to a dominating 98-60 performance over Utah State on Saturday.The three ball fell all afternoon for the Lobos, as the team connected on 16-32 from beyond the arc. Tay Duff (8-12) and Viane Cumber (5-10) proved to be sharpshooters from deep, as the duo accounted for 13 combined made shots.
    It was a career day for multiple Lobos as
  • Albuquerque Police: Crash leaves motorcyclist in critical condition

    Albuquerque Police: Crash leaves motorcyclist in critical condition
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Officials responded to a crash Saturday. It left one in critical condition, according to the police.
    Albuquerque Police Department (APD) stated officers are responding to a serious crash. It involved a motorcyclist who suffered critical injuries from the collision.
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