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Fired New Mexico cop gets arrested in New York | KRQE Fired New Mexico cop gets arrested in New York
A former New Mexico police officer was arrested in New York last month for trying to get out of a routine traffic stop by posing as a cop.
KRQE | February 22, 2018
Sandoval County facing sales tax increase for crucial jail repairs | KRQE Sandoval County facing sales tax increase for crucial jail repairs
Sandoval County is facing a possible sales tax increase to pay for repairs to the county jail that administrators say is dangerous and falli…
KRQE | February 22, 2018
Albuquerque woman with Cerebral Palsy can’t get to community center safely | KRQE Albuquerque woman with Cerebral Palsy can’t get to community center safely
Rose Lilliequist has been fighting a battle her entire life so she doesn't want to take on the city too. She will though, if they continue t…
KRQE | February 22, 2018
Nob Hill neighbors want vacant church cleaned-up and put to good use | KRQE Nob Hill neighbors want vacant church cleaned-up and put to good use
Neighbors said an abandoned church in Nob Hill has become a nuisance, but the problem is that the owner is not around to maintain it because…
KRQE | February 21, 2018
After The Legislature, The Work Continues | KUNM After The Legislature, The Work Continues
This year’s 30-day legislative session wrapped up last week. It was a budget year, but lawmakers also considered legislation to address issues like education and public safety. We'll take a look at what happened this year at the Roundhouse in Santa Fe, then we'll step back and spend the rest of the hour looking at programs and organizations around the state that are addressing some of the most persistent problems in our communities – from poverty to a lack of access to health care.
KUNM | February 21, 2018
Drought A Risk Despite Recent Snowfall | KUNM Drought A Risk Despite Recent Snowfall
Social media was flooded with pictures of an unexpected snowfall that happened early Tuesday morning. Northern parts of New Mexico got up to 10 inches of snow , while the south and eastern parts got a light dusting. A majority of the state faces severe drought conditions , or high fire risk and frequent water shortages. Todd Shoemake is a meteorologist at the National Weather Service. He said the recent rain and snowfall dropped temperatures around the state, lowering the risk of wildfires. “If we keep up that pattern, then we could slowly dent away at the drought conditions,” Shoemake sai
KUNM | February 21, 2018
Advocate: Systemic Racism Behind Poor Early Ed Funding | KUNM Advocate: Systemic Racism Behind Poor Early Ed Funding
Funding for public early childhood programs is tight around New Mexico, and it’s disproportionately students of color who miss out. Allen Sanchez of the New Mexico Conference of Catholic Bishops sparked debate last week when he told an Associated Press reporter that systemic racism is a factor in why legislation that could have fixed the problem didn’t get a fair shake.
KUNM | February 21, 2018
Rio Rancho residents to vote on repairs for six roads | KRQE Rio Rancho residents to vote on repairs for six roads
Rio Rancho residents will drive on some of the busiest roads that some say are in desperate need of a repair. Help may be on the way but it …
KRQE | February 21, 2018
Investigators: top LANL scientist made up work trips to pocket the money | KRQE Investigators: top LANL scientist made up work trips to pocket the money
In a city founded on secrets, investigators say one of Los Alamos National Lab's top scientists has a lot of them
KRQE | February 21, 2018
Police Tighten Security At Rio Rancho High School, NM Sheriff Settles Lawsuit Over Man's Death | KUNM Police Tighten Security At Rio Rancho High School, NM Sheriff Settles Lawsuit Over Man's Death
Police Tighten Security Following School Shooting Threat – The Associated Press Police are increasing their presence at a high school outside Albuquerque after a shooting threat was made against the school.
KUNM | February 21, 2018
Albuquerque man charged $800 after city fails to send trash bill for 7 years | KRQE Albuquerque man charged $800 after city fails to send trash bill for 7 years
An Albuquerque man said the city dropped the ball and now he's being billed for their mistake.
KRQE | February 21, 2018
New Mexico students speak with astronauts aboard the International Space Station | KRQE New Mexico students speak with astronauts aboard the International Space Station
NASA chose the Alamogordo school district for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Students had the chance to talk to astronauts aboard the Int…
KRQE | February 21, 2018
Tensions high among parents, students amid school shooting threats | KRQE Tensions high among parents, students amid school shooting threats
Tensions are high amongst parents and students throughout New Mexico after multiple school shooting threats have appeared on social media.
KRQE | February 21, 2018
Online Message Threatens Shooting At School, Yellowstone Death Blamed On Treasure Hunt | KUNM Online Message Threatens Shooting At School, Yellowstone Death Blamed On Treasure Hunt
Police On Alert After Online Threat Against Rio Rancho High School – KOB-TV Police are investigating an online threat against Rio Rancho High School that warned of a shooting.
KUNM | February 21, 2018
Police investigating possible threat at Rio Rancho High School | KRQE Police investigating possible threat at Rio Rancho High School
Rio Rancho Police are investigating a possible threat targeting Rio Rancho High School. 
KRQE | February 21, 2018
Woman accused in deadly stolen van crash wants murder charges dropped | KRQE Woman accused in deadly stolen van crash wants murder charges dropped
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The lawyers for the woman accused of stealing an electrician’s van and then killing a mother and daughter in a cr…
KRQE | February 21, 2018
Neighbors shaken after two bodies found in small New Mexico town | KRQE Neighbors shaken after two bodies found in small New Mexico town
The Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office has located two bodies in southern Santa Fe County.
KRQE | February 21, 2018
Judge Orders Gov Martinez To Deposition, Autopsy Details Fatal Wound Of NM School Shooter | KUNM Judge Orders Gov Martinez To Deposition, Autopsy Details Fatal Wound Of NM School Shooter
Judge Orders New Mexico Governor To Submit To Deposition – The Associated Press A state district court has ordered New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez to answer questions under oath in a defamation lawsuit linked to the eviction of a group from a political even in 2014.
KUNM | February 20, 2018
Albuquerque blacksmith to appear on History Channel reality show | KRQE Albuquerque blacksmith to appear on History Channel reality show
An Albuquerque man's unusual hobby is landing him on national TV. Next month he will be featured on the History Channel competing against bl…
KRQE | February 20, 2018
Albuquerque City Council looks into bipartisan public safety tax proposal | KRQE Albuquerque City Council looks into bipartisan public safety tax proposal
City Council is now looking to pass an Albuquerque public safety tax on its own to hire more police officers and pay them better. 
KRQE | February 20, 2018
School shootings, threats prompt APS security changes | KRQE School shootings, threats prompt APS security changes
As school shootings are on minds across the country, Albuquerque Public Schools isn't immune to such thoughts.
KRQE | February 20, 2018
Construction crews discover hidden mural depicting New Mexico’s history | KRQE Construction crews discover hidden mural depicting New Mexico’s history
Construction crews remodeling a northeast Albuquerque shopping center removed panels and got a surprise.
KRQE | February 20, 2018
Neighbors claims Albuquerque church’s dumpsters spreading litter to homes | KRQE Neighbors claims Albuquerque church’s dumpsters spreading litter to homes
Some northeast Albuquerque neighbors are calling out a local church over trash and litter they say is spilling into surrounding property.
KRQE | February 20, 2018
APD: Man involved in Albuquerque shooting saved woman and her daughter | KRQE APD: Man involved in Albuquerque shooting saved woman and her daughter
Albuquerque Police are calling one man a hero after he opened fire in the middle of a busy intersection Sunday evening, breaking up and prev…
KRQE | February 20, 2018
New art project aims to make Mountain Road the next Nob Hill | KRQE New art project aims to make Mountain Road the next Nob Hill
Albuquerque artist Julianna Kirwin is using the money from her "1-percent For The Arts" grant to add art to Mountain Road, which she said is…
KRQE | February 20, 2018
Residents fight back after organization urges city to remove religious monument | KRQE Residents fight back after organization urges city to remove religious monument
Residents of one New Mexico town are fighting back. A national foundation wants a Ten Commandments monument to be removed from city property…
KRQE | February 20, 2018
Public Defender Faces Harassment Accusations, Police Laud Good Samaritan Who Shot Man | KUNM Public Defender Faces Harassment Accusations, Police Laud Good Samaritan Who Shot Man
Women Accuse State’s No. 2 Public Defender Of Harassment – Santa Fe New Mexican The state’s chief deputy public defender is facing accusations of sexual harassment by two female attorneys in New Mexico’s 9 th judicial district.
KUNM | February 20, 2018
Bloomfield Must Pay $700K In Ten Commandments Case, State To Plug More Abandoned Wells | KUNM Bloomfield Must Pay $700K In Ten Commandments Case, State To Plug More Abandoned Wells
City Must Pay $700K For Lawyer Fees In Ten Commandments Case – Farmington Daily Times, Associated Press A northwest New Mexico community is considering using online fundraising to pay the $700,000 it owes from a lawsuit that stemmed from a dispute over a Ten Commandments monument that was formerly located outside of Bloomfield City Hall.
KUNM | February 19, 2018
Six women sue county for MDC officers macing them for no reason | KRQE Six women sue county for MDC officers macing them for no reason
Six female inmates say they were maced for no reason at the Metropolitan Detention Center. They say they were trying to help a woman deal wi…
KRQE | February 19, 2018
PR firm shows off ART bus ‘arrival’ hours after delivery | KRQE PR firm shows off ART bus ‘arrival’ hours after delivery
The public relations company for the much-delayed and much-maligned Albuquerque Rapid Transit buses made a big deal about the buses arriving…
KRQE | February 19, 2018
NM Gov Tense Tenure With Lawmakers Nears End, City Must Pay ACLU's Legal Fees | KUNM NM Gov Tense Tenure With Lawmakers Nears End, City Must Pay ACLU's Legal Fees
New Mexico Governor's Tense Tenure With Lawmakers Nears End – The Associated Press The rocky relationship between New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez and state lawmakers is coming to a close as she prepares to leave office and both sides ponder what could have been.
KUNM | February 19, 2018
Brawl breaks out between parents at State Wrestling Championship | KRQE Brawl breaks out between parents at State Wrestling Championship
A brawl at this weekend's State Wrestling Championship has a lot of people asking questions. 
KRQE | February 19, 2018
UNM Students write book about refugee crisis | KRQE UNM Students write book about refugee crisis
After more than two years, University of New Mexico students are launching a new book about the refugee crisis.
KRQE | February 19, 2018
Austin Trout wins on Saturday by way of a Unanimous Decision | KRQE Austin Trout wins on Saturday by way of a Unanimous Decision
ALBUQUERQUE N.M. (KRQE)- Riding a two fight losing streak coming into his fight on Saturday, Austin Trout needed a win and he delivered on S…
KRQE | February 19, 2018
UNM’s Marcus Williams dealt with a case of mistaken identity on Social Media | KRQE UNM’s Marcus Williams dealt with a case of mistaken identity on Social Media
ALBUQUERQUE N.M. (KRQE)- Cleveland High School Graduate and now sophomore tight end on the Lobo football team, Marcus Williams had a weird s…
KRQE | February 19, 2018
Donald Cerrone Snaps 3 fight losing streak with a knockout on Sunday | KRQE Donald Cerrone Snaps 3 fight losing streak with a knockout on Sunday
ALBUQUERQUE N.M. (KRQE)- Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone bettered his professional record to 33-10 after knocking out Yancy Medeiros in the 1st roun…
KRQE | February 19, 2018
Dog goes missing from Albuquerque groomer | KRQE Dog goes missing from Albuquerque groomer
An Albuquerque woman said she dropped her dog off at the groomers but when she came back to pick her up the dog was gone.
KRQE | February 19, 2018
Middle school coach details experiences with sub placed on leave | KRQE Middle school coach details experiences with sub placed on leave
We recently told you about the principal and vice principal of Jimmy Carter Middle School being placed on leave as allegations of misconduct…
KRQE | February 19, 2018
Early voting underway for Rio Rancho Municipal Election | KRQE Early voting underway for Rio Rancho Municipal Election
Early voting is underway for the March municipal election in Rio Rancho and officials are urging residents to get out and vote.
KRQE | February 19, 2018
Good deed foiled after restaurant owners refuse to serve homeless man | KRQE Good deed foiled after restaurant owners refuse to serve homeless man
How far does a business' right to refuse service go? That's what one woman is asking after she says a restaurant refused to serve a homeless…
KRQE | February 19, 2018
2018 State Champion Wrestlers crowned on Saturday | KRQE 2018 State Champion Wrestlers crowned on Saturday
ALBUQUERQUE N.M. (KRQE)- 2018 State Champions were crowned in wrestling on Saturday at the Santa Ana Star Center. It was an action packed co…
KRQE | February 18, 2018
Lobo Baseball beats Cal Poly on Saturday 3-1 | KRQE Lobo Baseball beats Cal Poly on Saturday 3-1
ALBUQUERQUE N.M. (KRQE)- Coming off of a loss on Friday to #2 Oregon State the Lobos bounced back in Surprise, Arizona on Saturday taking ou…
KRQE | February 18, 2018
Homicide suspect killed in Las Cruces officer-involved shooting | KRQE Homicide suspect killed in Las Cruces officer-involved shooting
The Las Cruces Police Department is investigating a deadly officer-involved shooting involving a homicide suspect.
KRQE | February 18, 2018
Police fear dozens of victims after duo caught on camera planting skimmer | KRQE Police fear dozens of victims after duo caught on camera planting skimmer
Albuquerque police fear dozens of ATM across Albuquerque may have been compromised by a man and woman attaching card skimmers to them.
KRQE | February 18, 2018
Women’s self-defense class teaches skills to prevent abuse and assault | KRQE Women’s self-defense class teaches skills to prevent abuse and assault
The "Me Too" movement has provoked a slew of accusations against politicians, celebrities and executives regarding sexual misconduct. The mo…
KRQE | February 18, 2018
Las Cruces woman seeks justice after dog run over, left to die | KRQE Las Cruces woman seeks justice after dog run over, left to die
A New Mexico family is pleading for help after they say someone deliberately killed their dog.
KRQE | February 18, 2018
City of Albuquerque found hundreds with illegal construction projects | KRQE City of Albuquerque found hundreds with illegal construction projects
The City of Albuquerque says it is dangerous and, if they catch you, it will cost you.
KRQE | February 17, 2018
5 suspects in Edgewood shooting arrested; 2 suspects still at large | KRQE 5 suspects in Edgewood shooting arrested; 2 suspects still at large
New Mexico State Police have identified seven suspects in connection to the deadly shooting of a gas station attendant in Edgewood.
KRQE | February 17, 2018
Controversial Wisconsin sheriff invited to speak to New Mexico law enforcement | KRQE Controversial Wisconsin sheriff invited to speak to New Mexico law enforcement
When controversial Sheriff David Clarke stepped down from his Wisconsin position last year, many members of his own state were happy to see …
KRQE | February 17, 2018
Kirtland AFB offers Albuquerque land for east-west Gibson bypass road | KRQE Kirtland AFB offers Albuquerque land for east-west Gibson bypass road
A longtime idea to help move traffic across the south end of Albuquerque is being renewed by Kirtland Air Force Base with a proposal to help…
KRQE | February 16, 2018