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State Police say missing man may be heading to Belen
Gary Bordere, 64, is a black man who stands 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighs 125 pounds and has black hair with brown eyes, according to police. He was last seen somewhere on the 700 block of Iron Avenue Tuesday.Police say he was wearing blue jeans, a blue sweater with green lines, a hat and tennis shoe
Perez Fighting Systems makes an impact in Belen
Gene Perez, left, Derek Perez, center, and Eduardo Silva, right, pose at Perez Fighting Systems in Belen. The Perez brothers both run their business in addition to training for their professional fights in MMA and boxing.Dustan Copeland | News-Bulletin photo
Belen council to consider alley ordinance
BELEN — A proposed alleyway ordinance would give property owners the opportunity to close alleys in the Hub City.The ordinance, which has yet to be approved by the city council, would allow residents to petition the city of Belen to close the alleyways.The city council, which discussed the ordinance
Police: Los Lunas man with extensive criminal history continues crime spree
LOS LUNAS, N.M. (KRQE) - He keeps getting arrested and he keeps getting out. Now, police say a gun-toting thief is causing more mayhem and they want him back behind bars before someone gets hurt.
NMSU to host chile pepper field day in Los Lunas
LOS LUNAS — Fall is right around the corner. Soon the sweet smell of New Mexicans favorite vegetable roasting will be in the air.As chile pepper enthusiasts are using their last 2017 chile to make room in the freezer for this year’s harvest, New Mexico State University College of Agricultural, Consu
BCSO: Armed man holed up in vehicle in SW Albuquerque
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Helicopters, police dogs and the SWAT team converged on an area in southwest Albuquerque Tuesday night after an armed man barricaded himself inside a vehicle, according to a statement on the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office official Twitter page.
Libertarian icon Gary Johnson to speak on US Senate bid
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Former Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson is expected to give details about why he's jumping in a race to unseat New Mexico's junior U.S. senator.Johnson, who served two terms as governor, is scheduled Thursday to speak to reporters in Albuquerque on his decisio
Authorities search for wanted man with felony warrant
(courtesy CrimeStoppers/Albuquerque Police Department)ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - AlbuquerqueCrimeStoppersis offering a reward for information on the whereabouts of 51-year-old Roger Lee Montano.Montano has a felony warrant for failure to comply with pre-trial services related to charges of possessio
Accused of stealing from elderly, Albuquerque woman pleads guilty
She was facing up to nine years but under her plea agreement, she will be sentenced to no more than three and more than $44,000 in restitution.
Local clothing drive helps with back-to-school shopping
Volunteer Carolyn Serafin-Abeyta, left, and organizer Candice Flores, right, sort through clothes donated for the Clothes for Kids drive on Sunday morning.Clara Garcia | News-Bulletin photo
Judge orders OMI to change cause of death for prominent ABQ attorney
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. —A judge has ruled the Office of the Medical Examiner must change the cause of death for Albuquerque attorney Mary Han.Han’s death was originally ruled as a suicide, but on Wednesday the judge ordered OMI to change the cause of death to undetermined.AdvertisementHan was a well-know
Police had been called almost 30 times to home where 6-year-old was killed
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The house on the 200 block of Moonstone where a 6-year-old girl was killed over the weekend is no stranger to police, the fire department and paramedics.
Bosque Farms Village Council to act on ICIP on Thursday
After the hearing, the council settled on its top projects in priority order — a second wastewater treatment clarifyer and sludge processor, an addition to the kitchen at the community center, road construction, expansion of the senior citizen’s community meal site, an arsenic removal system, constr
California bank to buy NM’s MyBank
United Business Bank of Walnut Creek, Calif., has agreed to buy New Mexico-based MyBank, which has five branches in the state.The $1.2 billion-asset United Bank said in a press release Monday that it will pay $23.5 million in cash for the company, which was founded as The Bank of Belen in 1992. It c
Missing 3-year-old boy died during religious ritual, prosecutors say
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. —A 3-year-old boy died during a religious ritual intended to expel religious demons from his body while with his father, New Mexico prosecutors said.Prosecutors believe the body found in a tunnel in a desert compound where 11 other malnourished children were found was 3-year-old Ab
New Mexico town euthanizes dog for killing multiple goats, sheep
Since May, a dog has been terrorizing homes and killing farm animals in their own yards. Neighbors have collectively lost at least a dozen goats and sheep, but some estimate the losses go well beyond a dozen.
Mail-out ballots due back soon
By now, registered voters of Valencia County should have received a ballot in the mail asking them to continue a 0.87 mill levy — a property tax — to fund $7 million in bonds for capital projects across the county. The tax is a continuation of a levy imposed in 2011, which expires at the end of this
Fabian Gonzales seeks reassurance from family as his trial date nears
Male: "(Expletive) that. That's just not who you are. I would have. I would have ended your life because you know what, that's wrong, but I knew that wasn't you."
APD belts out hits in lip sync video
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - The Albuquerque Police Department is getting in on the lip sync battle.The Department posted its video to .Farmington,HobbsandDona Ana Countyare just some of the departments duking it out to see who can outdo the other.APD paid tribute to Selena, Holly Holm and even the Av
Tingley Beach birds go carb-free
BioPark workers will exchange bread, pretzels, popcorn, Cheetos and other unhealthy foods for pellets and grains.