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LANL Foundation & Eight Northern Pueblos Attend National Quality In Home Visiting Summit

ESPAÑOLA — The LANL Foundation’s Early Childhood staff, along with representatives from the Eight Northern Indian Pueblos, recently attended the National Summit on Quality in Home Visiting in Washington, D.C.


Teenager accused of killing New Mexico man

CARLSBAD, N.M. (KRQE) - Police in Carlsbad have arrested a teenager for murder. Tyler Riley, 18, is accused of shooting 49-year-old Melvin Mason at a home near Alta Vista Middle School on Monday night.


Police Blotter: Girlfriend Threatens to Burn Diaries

The police blotter gives readers an abridged look at criminal activity in their community and neighborhood. It is simply an illustration of what publicly-funded local law enforcement deals with daily throughout the Española Valley.


Lawmaker hopes to boost rainfall in New Mexico via weather modification

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - A state lawmaker is trying to make it rain. No, really—a House Democrat is hoping the legislature will fund a weather modification program that will help squeeze precipitation from clouds over New Mexico.


Report: New Mexico man used machete, sword to torture victim

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a New Mexico man facing murder and kidnapping charges tortured his victim with a number of items. The Albuquerque Journal reports prosecutors say Allister Danzig Quintana tortured and killed the victim in February 2018 using a machete, sword, broken broomsticks,


McCurdy gets crucial district win over Monte del Sol

ESPAÑOLA — Kemmer Croff has spent most of the season trying to rediscover his role with the McCurdy Bobcats. He found it Thursday night. The 6-foot-1 senior post teamed up with fellow frontcourt teammate Ubaldo Barela to form an almost unstoppable inside combination against Monte del Sol in a crucia


Escape Caused by Smoke Break

More than a month has passed since Andrew Abeyta, 24, of Alcalde, escaped from Española Police Department custody, and he has yet to be recaptured. Newly-released documents show Department Transport Officer Christopher Martinez was supervising Abeyta when he escaped.


Officers charge Chimayó man in case that prompted ‘Roxy’s Law’ bill

State Game and Fish Department officers have charged a Chimayó man with more than 30 criminal counts in connection with illegal trapping — a case spurred by an investigation into how an Española man’s dog had been killed by an illegal snare trap at Santa Cruz Lake.


New Mexico lawmakers debate budget bill on the House floor

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - Arguably one of the most important bills, the state's budget is being debated on the House floor right now. House Bill 2 lays out lawmakers' plans for a $7 billion budget, one of the highest in state's history thanks to an oil and gas boom.


Santa Fe police say Sprouts staff stopped meat thief

The attempted theft of $312 in meat at a Santa Fe Sprouts was foiled Wednesday by alert supermarket staff. According to a police report, the manager at the Sprouts on Zafarano Drive noticed a man putting an unusually large amount of meat products in his shopping cart just before noon. The suspicious


Española Turns over Taos in 74-59 Win

The offense fed off the defense, and Brian Martinez and Ryan Trujillo fed off each other when they needed to most. On a night where first place in District 2-4A was up for grabs, the Española Valley High School boys basketball team rose to the occasion to defeat Taos High School, 74-59, Feb. 7 at Ed


February 22 Morning Rush: New Mexico prepares for another winter storm

1. New Mexico's next big weather maker will cross the state Friday bringing with it rain, snow and strong winds. Snow showers will favor northern and western New Mexico through the day with central and eastern New Mexico getting in on the storm action late afternoon and evening. These showers will i


Santa Fe boy killed in car crash during ride to school

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - A 9-year-old Santa Fe boy was killed Friday morning on his way to school. The boy and his dad were in a car that collided with an SUV at the intersection of St. Francis Drive and Paseo de Peralta.


Bill that would keep New Mexico on daylight saving time year round passes Senate

Las Cruces, NM - A bill that would keep New Mexico on mountain daylight time throughout the year passed the senate on Thursday 25 to 17. If this bill were to get signed into law, that would mean Southern New Mexico would be on a different time than El Paso four months out of the year.


New Mexico Girls Make Movies inspires female filmmakers

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - New Mexico Girls Make Movies (NMGMM) is a free statewide program that provides education and job training to New Mexico girls and young women ages 12 – 25. Through filmmaking programs, screenwriting competitions, grants, internships, set placement, and networking, we empow


In lawsuit, inmate alleges guard raped her at New Mexico prison facility

A Portales woman serving a 30-year prison sentence has filed a lawsuit against the state in which she says she was raped in 2017 by a guard at the Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Grants.


Diving Deep Into Poetry With New Mexico Students

In early March, ten young people representing high schools across New Mexico will stand on the stage of the St. Francis Auditorium in Santa Fe, before a panel of judges, to recite poetry. The competition is part of a national program called Poetry Out Loud, created by the National Endowment for the


New Mexico State Police to host car seat clinic

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - New Mexico State Police and Safer New Mexico would like to invite the public to join them for a car seat clinic in Albuquerque. Public Information Officer Dusty Francisco and Jerremy Manzanares, resource center manager of Safer NM Injury Prevention visited the studio to di


Water contamination puts New Mexico dairy farmer out of business

CLOVIS, N.M. (KRQE) - A New Mexico dairy farmer says he may have to kill thousands of his cows and he's dumping out tens of thousands of gallons of their milk daily. He says it's all a result of the water contamination caused by Cannon Air Force Base and the firefighting foam they used.


New Mexico Senate backs lottery changes

SANTA FE - The New Mexico Lottery would no longer have to send at least 30 percent of its revenue to a popular scholarship program, under a bill that won broad approval Wednesday in the state Senate.