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Belen Police Chief resigns amidst audit findings
BELEN, N.M. (KRQE) - In the small town of Belen, people are talking about their police chief, and what was uncovered in the department's annual audit.
Bugg lights display may become permanent fixture in Belen
BELEN, N.M. (KRQE) - For decades, the famous Bugg light display has dazzled visitors around Christmas time.
Flood of tips help FBI catch suspected bank robber
LOS LUNAS, N.M. (KRQE) - It did not take long for the FBI to identify a suspected bank robber.The FBI put out an alert on Wednesday after this man robbed the bank of Albuquerque in Los Lunas.The next day he struck the Bank of the West on Juan Tabo.Agents say tips poured in identifying him as 29-year
October 16 Morning Rush: Video captures Abq bus passenger swinging hatchet at driver
New video shows the moments hatchet-wielding passenger swings at an Albuquerque bus driver. Police hope the release of this new video will help them catch the suspect. In January, the bus was stopped at Central and Wyoming when a man's bus pass did not work. The man was still allowed on, but despit
Students, Public Invited to Tour Valencia Flour Mill
Valencia Flour Mill, 74 Mill Road in Jarales, invites the public to visit its facility on Tuesday, Oct. 16 for tours at 9:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.The tours are part of Manufacturing Day — a national effort to generate interest in 21st-century manufacturing. Tours are free, but preregistrati
Local McDonald's takes part in Day of Change event Monday
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - McDonald's across the state are encouraging you to drop off your spare change to help sick children across the country.Ronald McDonald houses help provide housing to pediatric patients and their families throughout the United States.McDonald's Day of Change, marks the open
New Mexico State Police searching for missing runaway teen
Cali Victoria Toye was last seen in Ramah, N.M. on October 12, 2018 wearing dark gray spandex pants with gray and black Under Armor high top shoes.
New Mexico News: Farmington Man, David Dobbs Pleads Guilty to Violating Federal Firearms Laws | STL.News
ALBUQUERQUE,N.M.– David Dobbs, 28, of Farmington, N.M., pled guilty today in federal court in Albuquerque, N.M., to violating the federal firearms laws by being in possession of a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime.
Winter blast moves across New Mexico
Currently, there is nothing major happening with the storm in the East Mountains, but light snow and gusty winds will reduce visibility and may cause problems for morning commuters.
Men from New Mexico, Idaho killed in rollover in New Mexico
HOBBS, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico State Police say two men have been killed after a rollover accident west of Hobbs.They say the crash occurred around 7 a.m. Saturday and 29-year-old Andrew Beatty of Carlsbad, New Mexico, and 31-year-old Alan Knight of Rexburg, Idaho, were declared dead at the scene.Sta
October 15th Morning Rush:
More information is expected to be released Monday about an officer-involved shooting in Alamogordo. New Mexico State Police say they were involved. It happened Sunday at the White Sands RV Park south of the Walmart. Alamogordo's Police Chief Brian Peete, says officers were responding to a shots fir
Belen Police Chief Scott Conner resigns his position
BELEN— Belen Police Chief Scott Conner tendered his resignation Friday morning, saying he has accepted a job offer in another state.Conner, who was appointed police chief in June 2016, was offered the police chief position in Mountain Home, Idaho, on Aug. 24, and will be leaving his position with Be
Man shot at for refusing to give away a cigarette
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M (KRQE) - Albuquerque Police say a man was shot at downtown over a cigarette.It happened late Friday night near Gibson and Carlisle.According to a criminal complaint, the victim was walking up Carlisle when he passed Alexei Gallegos and asked him for a cigarette.The victim says Galle
Balloon Fiesta farewell launch canceled due to rain
“After an abbreviated pilot’s briefing, this morning’s flights are cancelled. We hope to see everyone next year!” they wrote in a text message update.
Fire breakout at Texas Roadhouse near San Meteo and I-25
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - A fire broke out Saturday night at Texas Roadhouse near San Meteo and I-25.It happened just before 7 p.m.Firefighters were able to quickly put out the flames.The cause of the fire is still under investigation.KRQE News 13 will provide more information as it is made availab
Apartment building catches fire in SE Albuquerque
Albuquerque Fire Rescue crews aggressively attacked the fire at a two-story building near San Pedro and Gibson around 9 p.m.They managed to extinguish the fire before it extended to surrounding apartments.No one was hurt.The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Los Lunas Police attempting to locate a Department of Corrections absconder
Los Lunas— On Thursday, Oct. 11, Martin Costello fled from the New Mexico Men’s Recovery Academy, located at 1000 Main St. in Los Lunas.Costello was last seen in the area of Emilio Lopez near Los Lunas High School, which led to in a lockdown at Los Lunas High School and Katherine Gallegos Elementary
Video: Woman breaks off car boot, causes a scene at local restaurant
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - A downtown restaurant owner tired of people parking in her lot is booting cars, but one driver was having none of it- she broke the boot off herself. That caused quite a scene, and it was all caught on video.
Community rallies to replace stolen items meant for foster home
Amy Kindrick, who runs the group home, says since people heard about the break-in, they decided to help fill the van back up.
Los Lunas Police searching for man who fled from recovery center
Los Lunas High and Katherine Gallegos Elementary were locked down Thursday afternoon as a precaution, but students have since been dismissed, according to school officials.