• Volunteers continue work on temporary housing for New Mexico women

    Volunteers continue work on temporary housing for New Mexico women
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico women coming out of incarceration will soon have the ability to live in temporary housing provided by Crossroads For Women. During the summer, the organization purchased a 15-unit apartment building in the International District that will be used as temporary housing for women searching for a place to live as they transition back into society.
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  • Wet weather continues to stick around

    Wet weather continues to stick around
    Rain and thunderstorms will continue overnight and into Wednesday morning as an upper level storm system moves into the state. Heavy rain will be possible for parts of New Mexico through the end of the week.An upper level low pressure system is spinning over eastern Arizona today, drawing in more moisture and instability into New Mexico. That upper level storm system will drift across the southern part of the state tonight, keeping rain and storm chances going overnight for parts of the state. T
  • City councilors propose legislation to end zero fares pilot program

    City councilors propose legislation to end zero fares pilot program
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A pair of city councilors want to change who can ride the city bus for free. "I know personally I was avoiding the busses due to safety," said Alivia Caples, a University of New Mexico student.
    Caples mentioned she would rather walk because she doesn't feel safe on city buses. She's not alone. "Hearing from a lot of constituents who don't feel safe riding our busses right now. We know that we need to change the program," said Albuquerque City Councilor Dan L
  • Well-known shipping container food hall planned for Rio Rancho

    Well-known shipping container food hall planned for Rio Rancho
    RIO RANCHO, N.M. (KRQE) –  A dirt lot near Unser and Westside in Rio Rancho won't be vacant for much longer. The space will be transformed into a large food and drink hall.
    "It's just going to be a really fun building. As you can see from the location, our views from the patios are going to be phenomenal," developer Roy Solomon said.
    Solomon, the mastermind behind Albuquerque's Tin Can Alley and Green Jeans Farmery, says this will be similar to those developments but with its own
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  • Sports Desk: Lobos learning how to win

    Sports Desk: Lobos learning how to win
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Lobos are the 8th youngest team in college football and their lack of experience has shown. UNM allowed UNLV to come back from a 17-0 deficit, and playing with a lead and holding it is something that this team is still learning."When you're building a program that has not had success, when something goes bad, multiple things and reactions happen, and we're still trying to get over that," Danny Gonzales said. "We need to win one of these games that are cl
  • NMDOT pleads with lawmakers for more funding to cover rising costs

    NMDOT pleads with lawmakers for more funding to cover rising costs
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico's Department of Transportation is pleading with state lawmakers for more money, and some NMDOT engineers are laying out how inflation is affecting road projects in the pipeline and what it's doing to a backlog of projects. A year ago, NMDOT’s project to redo the Comanche to Montgomery corridor was $100 million, today, that price tag has doubled.
    “That is just the reality that we are staying at when these projects were prioritized by th
  • Los Lunas mother faces criminal charges for not returning school iPads

    Los Lunas mother faces criminal charges for not returning school iPads
    LOS LUNAS, N.M. (KRQE) – A mother is facing charges for not returning her children's two iPads to their schools. They were issued to the family during the pandemic when schools were forced to close.  "This is likely not a unique situation to Los Lunas schools, but districts across the state, but now that we are back to in-person learning, we need to hold our families accountable," says Sidney Olivas, the Los Lunas Schools Communications Specialist. The Los Lunas Schools Dist
  • Las Cruces council votes against removing cannabis buffer between residential areas

    Las Cruces council votes against removing cannabis buffer between residential areas
    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (KRQE) – A 300 ft. buffer between marijuana dispensaries and homes will remain in place in Las Cruces. The city council voted on Monday against a measure that would remove that buffer.
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  • Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen reportedly hire divorce attorneys

    Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen reportedly hire divorce attorneys
    TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady and supermodel Gisele Bündchen have both retained divorce lawyers, multiple outlets reported Tuesday.While it appears neither has filed for divorce, NBC News notes this could mark the possible end to the couple's high-profile marriage. The pair have been married since early 2009 and have two children together. Brady has a 15-year-old son from his previous relationship with actor Bridget Moynahan.
    In February, Brady d
  • KRQE En Español: Martes 4 de Octubre 2022

    KRQE En Español: Martes 4 de Octubre 2022
    Oficiales del MDC acusados de matar a un recluso son declarados 'no culpables'Veredicto de no culpable para dos guardias del centro de detención metropolitano acusados de asesinar a un preso en 2019. Llega a pesar de que el condado pagó millones de dólares a la familia de el recluso en una demanda por su muerte. Ahora la pregunta es ¿Seran restaurados? La fiscalía general procesó el caso argumentando que cuando el oficial Jonathon Sandoval y el Teniente
  • Comet-like debris trail stretches 6,000 miles after NASA asteroid crash test

    Comet-like debris trail stretches 6,000 miles after NASA asteroid crash test
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The asteroid that got smacked by a NASA spacecraft is now being trailed by thousands of miles of debris from the impact.Astronomers captured the scene millions of miles away with a telescope in Chile. Their remarkable observation two days after last month's planetary defense test was recently released a National Science Foundation lab in Arizona.The image shows an expanding, comet-like tail more than 6,000 miles (10,000 kilometers) long, consisting of dust and o
  • Heavy rain possible through the end of the week

    Heavy rain possible through the end of the week
    Rain and thunderstorms will continue overnight and into Wednesday morning as an upper level storm system moves into the state. Heavy rain will be possible for parts of New Mexico through the end of the week.An upper level low pressure system is spinning over eastern Arizona today, drawing in more moisture and instability into New Mexico. That upper level storm system will drift across the southern part of the state tonight, keeping rain and storm chances going overnight for parts of the state. T
  • Rare moose sighting surprises New Mexico family

    Rare moose sighting surprises New Mexico family
    QUESTA, N.M. (KRQE) –   A northern New Mexico family got a very unexpected visitor in their yard on Monday: a moose. It has a lot of people talking because moose sightings in New Mexico are rare. Kevin Montoya says he never thought he'd see a moose in New Mexico - let alone on his property up in Questa. “We came around the corner, getting back to our house, our dogs had like they had seen a ghost. They had a blank stare on their face, and something's going on.”Almost
  • Officials reveal what caused 2020 Luna Fire

    Officials reveal what caused 2020 Luna Fire
    TAOS, N.M. (KRQE) – The forest service says a campfire is to blame for a wildfire that burned more than 10,000 acres in the Carson National Forest. The Luna Fire broke out in the Sangre de Cristo mountains on Oct. 17, 2020. It took about a month to fully contain.Story continues below:
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  • Crocs giving away thousands of free shoes

    Crocs giving away thousands of free shoes
    (WJW) — Crocs is celebrating 20 years in business and fans of the company's foam clog are making out on the deal in hopes of scoring a free pair of shoes.Crocs wrote on their website, "Croctober is HERE! We’re coming in hot with a daily drawing for free Crocs! But there’s an entire month to celebrate, so let’s GO!"According to the site, Croc Club members can enter to win a free pair of Crocs each day during the first week of October. That's October 1-7. Rare moo
  • Group sues U.S. Wildlife Service over Mexican gray wolf habitat

    Group sues U.S. Wildlife Service over Mexican gray wolf habitat
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Animal advocates are discussing their decision to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over its designated habitat for the Mexican gray wolf. "We're as sick as anybody of having to sue the Fish and Wildlife Service over this rule. We would like them to just do the right thing. And so, you know, we believe that there's some real legal vulnerabilities. There's some real problems with what they've done here," said Greta Anderson, Deputy Director of the Western
  • Man arrested after Rio Rancho SWAT standoff

    Man arrested after Rio Rancho SWAT standoff
    RIO RANCHO, N.M. (KRQE) – A SWAT standoff kept neighbors in Rio Rancho up last night. They say Rio Rancho police spent several hours trying to get someone out of a home on Peppoli Lp. in Cabezon. According to a criminal complaint, that person was a man accused of robbing, beating, and then shooting a man and stealing his cell phone.
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  • Roswell man convicted in deadly Easter crash sentenced

    Roswell man convicted in deadly Easter crash sentenced
    ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – A Roswell man who drove high and caused a deadly Easter crash that killed two young sisters will spend more than four decades behind bars. Investigators say John Ensor tried to pass a car on Hwy 2 near Roswell last year when he crashed head-on into 17-year-old Danae Sosa and her younger sister, 12-year-old Darely.Story continues below:
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  • Registration for this year's Toys for Tots now open

    Registration for this year's Toys for Tots now open
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Registration for this year's Toys For Tots program is now open. Registration will be open through Dec. 11. All you need is a valid photo ID, birth certificate for each child, and proof of address. Families in need can register online or at one of the in-person events throughout Albuquerque.
    DATETIMELOCATIONADDRESSOctober 12, 20221pm-4pmLos Griegos Health and Social Services Center1231 Candelaria Rd NW 87107October 25, 20229am-12pmRaymond G. Sanchez Comm
  • La Plata County resident with West Nile virus dies

    La Plata County resident with West Nile virus dies
    DURANGO, Colo. (KRQE) – A person in La Plata County in Colorado has died from the West Nile virus. The San Juan Basin Public Health reports its the tenth death among Colorado residents this year tied to the mosquito-born illness. According to officials, most deaths occur among people 50 years old.
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  • 'Halloween' slasher Michael Myers is hiding in every listing photo of New Hampshire home: Can you spot him?

    'Halloween' slasher Michael Myers is hiding in every listing photo of New Hampshire home: Can you spot him?
    (NEXSTAR) – A real estate agent in New Hampshire is making it easier than ever to imagine yourself being relentlessly stalked across the grounds of a lovely two-bedroom Cape-style home.Tom Bolduc, of Keller Williams Realty Metropolitan in southern New Hampshire, has been in the business for a little over three years. But in that short time, he’s worked to carve out a name for himself by setting up bouncy-castles at his open houses, or plastering his face on a moving truck.“I li
  • Elon Musk agrees to $44B acquisition of Twitter in hopes of averting trial

    Elon Musk agrees to $44B acquisition of Twitter in hopes of averting trial
    Elon Musk agreed to pay $44 billion to buy Twitter if a lawsuit brought by the company in an attempt to force him to follow through with the deal is closed, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) uploaded Tuesday. Attorneys representing Musk sent a letter to Twitter Monday stating that they intend to proceed with the closing of the deal the parties agreed to in April, provided that the court enters an immediate stay in the case. The offer on Tuesday to
  • BioPark zoo holding private Balloon Fiesta event

    BioPark zoo holding private Balloon Fiesta event
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Albuquerque BioPark zoo will not be selling tickets after 12 noon Wednesday. The zoo will be hosting a private event for balloonists with the Balloon Fiesta.Story continues below:
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  • New Mexico, Texas reach agreement for cross-border oil and gas wells

    New Mexico, Texas reach agreement for cross-border oil and gas wells
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – New Mexico and Texas have finalized an agreement to develop and operate oil and gas wells that cross state lines. Officials say this agreement responds to unique development scenarios that came up due to the resource being cross-border.Story continues below:
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  • More rain and cooler weather across New Mexico

    More rain and cooler weather across New Mexico
    NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – A large system continues to impact the state, expected to bring a good amount of rainfall to much of New Mexico. In some locally heavier storms, 1-2"+ are possible, which leads to the concern for flash flooding. Recent burn scars, along with low-lying areas that have already saturated soils, are at risk.
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  • Plea deal for Albuquerque man accused of shooting dog with pellet gun

    Plea deal for Albuquerque man accused of shooting dog with pellet gun
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – David Wiegand's, the Albuquerque man accused of shooting a dog with a pellet gun, took a plea deal Tuesday. A neighbor says his cameras captured Weigand shooting the dog on multiple occasions in 2020. Albuquerque to install security cameras to monitor new speed camerasTuesday in court, Wiegand pleaded no contest to one count of extreme cruelty to animals. The family near Eubank and Indian School Road says for months, their Ring cameras captured Wiegand,
  • Is your phone listening to you?

    Is your phone listening to you?
    (NewsNation) — Is your phone listening to you?It's no secret that tech companies are tracking user data to better improve targeting strategies with reports that the Department of Homeland Security spent millions to buy cellphone location information from companies. But it's still unclear what those companies and the government are tracking and how.For NewsNation's special series Surveillance State, NewsNation investigated how tech companies are collecting data from phones and other devices
  • MDC officers charged in inmate death found not guilty

    MDC officers charged in inmate death found not guilty
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Two Metropolitan Detention Center officers charged for the death of an inmate in 2019 were found not guilty Tuesday. Keith Brandon and Jonathan Sandoval were facing charges of involuntary manslaughter for the death of Vincente Villela. Businesses say Albuquerque panhandlers are getting out of controlThe state argued it was a case of excessive use of force and that Sandoval kept his knee of Villela's back. The defense argued the death could not be attrib
  • Video: Bus driver appears to nod off before Colorado crash

    Video: Bus driver appears to nod off before Colorado crash
    AURORA, Colo. (KDVR) — A bus driver in Colorado appeared to be "nodding off" when he ran a red light and caused a six-vehicle crash over the summer, according to video and documents related to the incident.The Aug. 25 crash happened around sunrise on Parker Road in Aurora. The driver, who operated a bus for the Regional Transportation District (RTD), ran a red light and crashed into an SUV, causing a chain of other collisions.A portion of Parker Road in Aurora was closed on Aug. 25, 2022,
  • Harry Styles, Willie Nelson back Beto for Texas governor. How could that affect the election?

    Harry Styles, Willie Nelson back Beto for Texas governor. How could that affect the election?
    AUSTIN (KXAN) — Harry Styles is riding the "watermelon sugar high" of Beto O'Rourke's gubernatorial campaign, endorsing the Democratic challenger during his fifth performance at the Moody Center Sunday. O'Rourke made a surprise appearance during the concert, appearing on the jumbo screen in the pit.It was the second of two celebrity endorsements Sunday, coming just hours after Willie Nelson joined O'Rourke for a "Vote 'Em Out" campaign rally and political endorsement. But what's the weight

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