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Albuquerque police investigate body found in NE ABQ

Menaul Blvd NE near Broadbent Parkway NE will be shut down for hours Updated: 10:16 AM MDT Mar 18, 2018 FILE Albuquerque Police have shut down Menaul Boulevard NE from Broadbent Parkway NE to I-25 after the body of an adult male was found Sunday morning. Police say they are in the early stages o

KOAT 7 - 2018-03-18 16:16:00

Car theft suspects arrested after car chase

Two Albuquerque car theft suspects are in jail after a car chase that ended with an interesting mugshot. APD says they arrested 30-year-old Michelle Espinoza and 34-year-old Matthew Lopez Saturday night. Police say Espinoza was driving a stolen car in southeast Albuquerque as she avoided arrest. Sh

KRQE NEWS 13 - 2018-03-18 23:48:02

40 displaced after apartment building fire in SE Albuquerque

Crews responded to 412 Georgia St. around 4:40 p.m., according to officials with the Albuquerque Fire Department. "They told us it's inhabitable," said Daniel Crespin, a resident in the apartment building. "The bedrooms are all gone, everything is soaking. Basically, all of our belongings are going

KOB.COM - 2018-03-19 05:14:00

Menaul Blvd. shut down from I-25 to Broadbent due to homicide investigation

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - Police are investigating a homicide after a man was found dead in northwest Albuquerque. Albuquerque Police say the unidentified man was found in the area of Menaul and Broadbent Sunday morning. Menaul has been shut down in both directions from I-25 to Broadbent due to th

KRQE NEWS 13 - 2018-03-18 15:49:12

Man allegedly beats girlfriend over basketball game

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - Police say a man took the term "March Madness" too literally. Albuquerque Police say Samuel Goodhope was watching the national championship on Thursday with his girlfriend when he got mad at the game. He then beat his girlfriend when she said she wanted to leave, leaving h

KRQE NEWS 13 - 2018-03-18 18:59:36

Police investigate stabbing in southwest Albuquerque

Updated: 9:57 PM MDT Mar 18, 2018 Albuquerque Police are investigating a stabbing in southwest Albuquerque on Via Belleza SW. Police say a person was stabbed in the head and neck. The stabbing occured just before 10pm on Sunday night. Details are very limited at this time. KOAT will provide upda

KOAT 7 - 2018-03-19 03:57:00

Major outage affects Albuquerque and Valencia County

(KRQE/File Photo) PNM Building Downtown ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - A major power outage is affecting Albuquerque and Valencia County. PNM says a transmission line seems to be down in Valencia. Albuquerque Police also tweeted that the outage is affecting Louisiana and the I-40 area. KRQE News 13 wil

KRQE NEWS 13 - 2018-03-18 19:51:27

18-yr-old placed on pretrial services after latest addition to lengthy criminal history

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Shaela Towery-Alvillar is just 18 years old but she's already built up a substantial criminal history. The latest charges against Towery involve battery on a police officer while he tried to arrest Towery for DWI. According to court documents, Towery kicked the officer multiple t

KOB.COM - 2018-03-18 01:31:00

APD: Man shot, killed in NW Albuquerque

Officers investigate after a man was shot dead in northwest Albuquerque Friday night. (Matthew Reisen/Albuquerque Journal) Officer Daren DeAguero said police responded to a shooting at the Villa Hermosa apartments, at 2600 Americare NW and found a man dead. DeAguero did not identify the man or say i


APD seeks 2 people of interest after man was killed on bike trail

Matthew Bernal and Florence King ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - Albuquerque Police need help finding two people of interest after a man was killed on a bike trail. Police say Eric Hicks was stabbed to death at the Arroyo Bike Path near Candelaria and Richmond in September. APD has already arrested one


APD identifies persons of interest in connection to Sept. murder

Florence "Flo" King and Matthew "Yogi" Bernal are being sought in connection to Eric Hicks's killing, police say, adding that both are homeless and "frequent the area of San Mateo and Cutler" in east Albuquerque. APD officials also said Bernal has one leg and rides a bicycle, and they both also tend


"They both instantly pulled out their guns, told me to get on the floor, pointing their guns at me."

Updated: 10:20 PM MDT Mar 16, 2018 "They both instantly pulled out their guns, told me to get on the floor, pointing their guns at me." "They both instantly pulled out their guns, told me to get on the floor, pointing their guns at me." It was a normal Tuesday for staff at an Albuquerque AT&T stor


Man fatally shot at apartment complex

Police are at the Villa Hermosa Apartments in Northwest Albuquerque where a man was shot and killed Friday night. APD did not release details about the victim or if there are any suspects. People are urged to avoid the area while they investigate. This is a developing story. KOAT will provide upd


Husky stolen from Albuquerque home reunited with owner 5 years later

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - Five years ago, a beautiful blue-eyed Siberian Husky named Azula was stolen from Jezus Vigil's backyard in Albuquerque. "Five, six years now, we never thought we'd see her again," said Jezus Vigil. That is, until he got an unexpected call earlier this week. "I don't belie


March 16th Morning Rush: Police arrest man accused of trying to kidnap teen

1. The man accused of trying to kidnap women and school kids remains behind bars in MDC this morning. Police are now asking any more potential victims to come forward. APD says 25-year-old James Carter is accused in three attempted kidnappings happening within the last week. Police say in the latest