• Video: Game warden frees two interlocked deer by shooting antlers

    Video: Game warden frees two interlocked deer by shooting antlers
    WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - Two game wardens with Kansas Wildlife, Parks & Tourism were able to free two whitetail deer who were locked together by their antlers..
    The incident was caught last Thursday on body camera video. A bowhunter notified a warden about the entanglement.Video: Walmart rampage caught on cameraTwo game wardens responded, and one was able to free the locked deer by shooting part of the antler off. The two deer weren’t hurt, and both quickly ran off after being freed.
  • Tips sought in Carlsbad breaking and entering

    Tips sought in Carlsbad breaking and entering
    CARLSBAD, N.M. (KRQE) -Crimestoppers of Eddy County is looking for information on a breaking and entering in Carlsbad. Authorities report that officers responded to the 600 block of North 5th Street on January 26, 2021, and a male was seen forcing his way into an apartment before leaving the area.
    Crime Stoppers says that the male who entered the apartment has been identified as Arthur Rueda and is wanted for questioning regarding the case. Rueda also has several active arrest warrants.Authoriti
  • First dose of COVID-19 vaccine provided to all New Mexico long-term care facilities

    First dose of COVID-19 vaccine provided to all New Mexico long-term care facilities
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) - The New Mexico Aging and Long-Term Services Department reports that all of the state's nursing homes and assisted living facilities, including staff and residents have had a vaccine clinic where the first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine was distributed.
    The department says that all 309 of the state facilities had a clinic between December 28 and January 22. A press release from the department states that facilities will now be working with federal and pharmacy partners i
  • Senate confirms Antony Blinken as 71st secretary of state

    Senate confirms Antony Blinken as 71st secretary of state
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Antony Blinken as America’s top diplomat, tasked with carrying out President Joe Biden’s commitment to reverse the Trump administration’s “America First” doctrine that weakened international alliances.Senators voted 78-22 to approve Blinken, a longtime Biden confidant, as the nation’s 71st secretary of state, succeeding Mike Pompeo. The position is the most senior Cabinet position, with the secretary four
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  • Live: White House holds briefing before Biden outlines racial equity agenda

    Live: White House holds briefing before Biden outlines racial equity agenda
    WASHINGTON (NewsNation Now) —  President Joe Biden is scheduled to deliver remarks Tuesday outlining his racial equity agenda.Biden, who will be joined by Vice President Kamala Harris, is expected to sign several executive actions to support his agenda. These orders are expected to scale back the use of private prisons and place new limits on the transfer of military equipment to local law enforcement, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters.Press Secretary Jen Psaki
  • Live: Biden signs racial equity orders

    Live: Biden signs racial equity orders
    WASHINGTON (NewsNation Now) —  President Joe Biden plans to take executive actions on Tuesday to scale back the use of private prisons and to promote equitable housing policy, the White House confirmed.Joined by Vice President Kamala Harris, Biden will deliver remarks outlining his racial equity agenda, and sign four executive actions Tuesday. It's part of a broader push by the new administration to roll back policies by former President Donald Trump, promote criminal j
  • Biden to address racial equity agenda Tuesday

    Biden to address racial equity agenda Tuesday
    WASHINGTON (NewsNation Now) —  President Joe Biden is scheduled to deliver remarks Tuesday outlining his racial equity agenda.Biden, who will be joined by Vice President Kamala Harris, is expected to sign several executive actions to support his agenda. These orders are expected to scale back the use of private prisons and place new limits on the transfer of military equipment to local law enforcement, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters.Press Secretary Jen Psaki
  • Police: Woman, child in car seat found dead on highway

    Police: Woman, child in car seat found dead on highway
    GALLUP, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico authorities say a truck driver faces felony charges for allegedly leaving the scene of an accident in which a woman and an infant in a car seat were found dead along Interstate 40. New Mexico State Police released details about the case Monday, saying a call had come in about a woman walking on the highway just west of Gallup on the night of Jan. 19.A short time later, a state police officer and a McKinley County sheriff's deputy arrived to find a car seat with the
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  • Trump endorses Sarah Sanders in Arkansas governor's race

    Trump endorses Sarah Sanders in Arkansas governor's race
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Former President Donald Trump endorsed his former press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, in the 2022 Arkansas governor's race on Monday.In a press release from Trump's Save America PAC, the former president said:
    "Sarah Huckabee Sanders is a warrior who will always fight for the people of Arkansas and do what is right, not what is politically correct. Sarah is strong on Border, tough on Crime, and fully supports the Second Amendment and our great law enfor
  • PHOTOS: Snow falls across New Mexico Tuesday

    PHOTOS: Snow falls across New Mexico Tuesday
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) -The New Mexico Department of Transportation is reporting widespread difficult driving conditions on Tuesday, January 26, 2021. Snow-packed and icy roads are reported across northern New Mexico as well as the southwest region of the state.Submit your winter weather photosSilver City snow on January 25, 2021. (courtesy Nicole Smith)Snow in Silver City on January 25, 2021. (courtesy Nicole Smith)Snow in Tucumcari, NM on January 26, 2021. (courtesy Shane Jimenez)I-25 at Raton Pass
  • Gov. Lujan Grisham to deliver 2021 State of the State address

    Gov. Lujan Grisham to deliver 2021 State of the State address
    SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham will deliver a virtual State of the State address at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 26. KRQE News 13 will stream the address live.NM House passes new rules for virtual legislative session
    About a week behind the schedule, the governor is scheduled to deliver a speech to discuss accomplishments, economic challenges, and her legislative agenda. Usually, the governor would give the speech in a joint session of the legislature, but because of C
  • One year later: Remembering Kobe Bryant and 8 others who died in helicopter crash

    One year later: Remembering Kobe Bryant and 8 others who died in helicopter crash
    CALABASAS, Calif. (NewsNation Now) — It's been one year since NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others died in a fiery crash after their helicopter plunged into a Southern California hillside.
    On Jan. 26, 2020, the group of nine was traveling to a youth basketball tournament when their helicopter plunged into a steep hillside in the dense morning fog just outside of Los Angeles, prompting an outpouring of shock and grief from around the world.Aboard the
  • Senators to be sworn in today, as articles of impeachment are presented

    Senators to be sworn in today, as articles of impeachment are presented
    WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) - The House presented the articles of impeachment to the Senate on Monday, as the trial of former President Donald Trump comes closer. All 100 senators will be sworn in, to act as the trial's jury; a trial expected to begin in just two weeks. "Donald John Trump engaged in high crimes and misdemeanors by inciting violence against the government of the United States," Maryland Congressman Jamie Raskin said.  McConnell backs off Senate filibuster fight with Schum
  • 3 designs left in competition for NASA mission badge

    3 designs left in competition for NASA mission badge
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) - Teens in New Mexico are competing in designing the next mission badge taht will launch into space and will feature a New Mexico chile. The design has gone through many layers as the students follow specific requirements by NASA.
    They had to find a way to blend space, a chile, and the New Mexico state flag symbol. Now only three designs are left in the running.3 New Mexico teens working with NASA to create badge for chile project
    For one designer, she says the project gave her
  • PHOTOS: Murals around the country honor late Kobe Bryant, daughter Gianna Bryant

    PHOTOS: Murals around the country honor late Kobe Bryant, daughter Gianna Bryant
    Artist: @mrbrainwashArtist: @gz.jrArtist: @gz.jrArtist @leviponceArtist: @mrbrainwashArtist: @muckrockArtist @slottheoneservantArtists @alexaligonzalezArtist: Tehrell Porter(NewsNation Now) Tuesday marks the one-year anniversary of the passing of retired NBA star Kobe Bryant, daughter Gianna Bryant and seven others who died in a helicopter crash. Anniversary of helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, daughter and 7 others
    On Jan. 26, 2020, Bryant, 41, an 18-time National Basketball Association
  • Scattered snow to continue Tuesday

    Scattered snow to continue Tuesday
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) - Rounds of heavy snow are moving across the state, leaving roads snow-covered and icy. Scattered snow will continue all day, across all of the state except the southeast plains. A few rain showers or storms will be possible in the southeast and far east plains. The heaviest snow accumulation during the day will be in the mountain ranges and the northeast highlands. Winds will be breezy again, with 35-40 mph gusts in southern New Mexico. Temperatures will stay cold, so be sure
  • Stories at a distance: Albuquerque virtual event aims to build a creative community

    Stories at a distance: Albuquerque virtual event aims to build a creative community
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Under normal circumstances, Storytellers of New Mexico would host events where community members could share their story under one roof called Duke City Story Slam. Since meeting in-person isn't an option because of the COVID-19 pandemic, they decided to provide a virtual platform to continue the tradition. Stories at a Distance is the stand-in virtual event, where true stories that follow a theme are told.Engaging bright minds: Explora hopes to generat
  • Tornado kills boy, injures 30, wrecks school in Alabama town

    Tornado kills boy, injures 30, wrecks school in Alabama town
    FULTONDALE, Ala. (AP) — A teenager sheltering in his basement was killed and several of his family members were critically injured when a tornado blew a tree onto their home in Alabama, police said Tuesday. At least 30 other people were injured as the twister carved a path of destruction north of Birmingham.The tornado caused damage for 10-miles (16 kilometers), from Fultondale to Center Point, striking an area severely harmed by a much larger tornado a decade ago. One year later: Remember
  • New Mexico Civil Rights Act passes first House committee

    New Mexico Civil Rights Act passes first House committee
    State lawmakers debated a bill the aims to provide more police accountability and would allow people to sue public officials if their civil rights are violated.
  • State health officials, schools address COVID-19 vaccine snafu

    State health officials, schools address COVID-19 vaccine snafu
    State health officials confirm they've intervened in several planned COVID-19 vaccination clinics for teachers all across the state because they did not adhere to the state's vaccination schedule.
  • BCSO deputy, former UNM track star chases down suspect

    BCSO deputy, former UNM track star chases down suspect
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Running from law enforcement is never a good idea. Especially when the officer in pursuit, turns out to be a track star. Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office is showing off its brand new body camera by sharing a chase from last week.NMSP arrest man involved in double fatal pedestrian hit-and-runIt started when deputies stopped a suspected stolen car near Coors and Blake, and the driver, identified as Jose Mercado, took off running but his flight was short-live
  • Future of entertainment venues still up in the air

    Future of entertainment venues still up in the air
    While things seem optimistic for Top Golf, other Albuquerque entertainment-type businesses still have no clue when they might be able to open.
  • Winter storm moves into New Mexico from Arizona

    Winter storm moves into New Mexico from Arizona
    Wintry weather is expected to move out of northern Arizona and into New Mexico Monday night.
  • New Mexico was first in the nation to launch website for COVID-19 vaccine registrations

    New Mexico was first in the nation to launch website for COVID-19 vaccine registrations
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – New Mexico has done something no other state has been able to figure out during the vaccine rollout. The state is the first in the nation to launch a statewide vaccine registration website. It was an Albuquerque software company called Real Time Solutions that created it. "My pops started it in 2000, it came out of Sandia Labs," said Chief Operating Officer Chris Schroeder. COVID-19 vaccine trackers show New Mexico rollout among the fastest
    In December, Schroeder g
  • New Mexico lawmakers, industry leaders react to Pres. Biden's moratorium on oil, gas lease

    New Mexico lawmakers, industry leaders react to Pres. Biden's moratorium on oil, gas lease
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – President Biden's 60-day halt of oil and gas leasing and permits is drawing mixed reactions from industry leaders and lawmakers in New Mexico, whose economy heavily relies on the industry. About half of the state's oil production and about 60% of its gas production are done on federal land, according to the state's Legislative Finance Committee. There are real concerns that if the moratorium is extended, it will hurt New Mexico's bottom line.
    "If we don't have mone
  • Some New Mexicans struggling to get information on scheduling second dose of COVID vaccine

    Some New Mexicans struggling to get information on scheduling second dose of COVID vaccine
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – While most people are waiting to get their first COVID-19 vaccine, some people are ready for their second. Some people said they are becoming anxious about receiving little to no information on when they can schedule their second dose, and they said they fear they will fall through the cracks.
    More than 200,000 people across New Mexico have received their first vaccine dose, but some people said the issue is trying to get a hold of the second one. "At this p
  • NM House passes new rules for virtual legislative session

    NM House passes new rules for virtual legislative session
    SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – The state House adopted new rules Monday for 60-day session.Rule changes in House Resolution 1 include: Permitting Representatives to participate and vote remotely.Allowing the public to provide comments online via Zoom or by phone while the Roundhouse remains closed to prevent community spread of COVID-19.Requiring that all House members participate in floor and committee debates by Zoom, which will be broadcast publicly online.Affirming that all legislat
  • City of Albuquerque requests $40 million from state to fund NM United stadium

    City of Albuquerque requests $40 million from state to fund NM United stadium
    If the $40 million in public funding is approved then voted for in November, United could start breaking ground in 2022.
  • UNM dental program offering dental care at reduced prices

    UNM dental program offering dental care at reduced prices
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Those needing to go to the dentist can get discounted care at the University of New Mexico. Students in the dental program need to finish their clinical requirements and they're offering dental care to the community to help complete those requirements. According to a news release, the services that will be offered include deep cleanings, whitening trays, night guards, sealants, and fluoride treatments.
    Insurance is accepted but not required. They also say th
  • NMSP arrest man involved in double fatal pedestrian hit-and-run

    NMSP arrest man involved in double fatal pedestrian hit-and-run
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – An Indiana truck driver is accused of hitting and killing a New Mexico woman and an infant, then fleeing the scene. According to New Mexico State Polic on Jan. 19 Jessica Copey, 24, was carrying an infant in a car seat and walking in the left lane of I-40 west of Gallup. NMSP says the two were struck by a Commercial Motor Vehicle traveling east. The driver of CMV did not stop and left the scene. An attempt to locate the vehicle was broadcast to all state and l

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