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Eastbound I-40 closed at mile marker 25 due to crash

GALLUP, N.M. (KRQE) - Eastbound I-40 has been shut down near Gallup at mile marker 25 due to a crash. Details of the crash are unknown at this time. Drivers can expect delays and should avoid the area if possible.


New Mexico deputies ask for help catching gas station thieves

FARMINGTON, N.M. (KRQE) - San Juan County deputies need help finding some thieves. They struck last month at the Giant Gas Station near McGee Park in Farmington. Photos show two of the suspects and the three vehicles used. One of them appears to be a Jeep. There's also a truck and a car.


Udall, Heinrich, Luján Secure Additional $50 Million to Keep Southwest Chief on Track

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representative Ben Ray Luján announced that their bipartisan measure to provide an additional $50 million in federal funding to help maintain Amtrak train services along the established, long-distance passenger rail route of the South


New Mexico mother fighting to get 'Katie's Law' passed in North Carolina

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - The mother who fought to get "Katie's Law" passed in New Mexico is now fighting to get it passed in another state. Jayann Sepich's daughter Katie was raped and murdered in 2003 while going to school at New Mexico State University.


New Mexico To Sue Trump Over Emergency Wall Declaration, Spending Plan and Teacher Raises Advance

New Mexico To Sue Trump Over Emergency Wall Declaration - Associated Press. New Mexico's attorney general and governor say the state will sue President Donald Trump over his emergency declaration to fund a wall at the U.S. border with Mexico.


UNM Faculty Petition For Union Election

Historic Filing Sets Path for Election, Collective Bargaining and a First Contract for 1,600 Lobo Profs. ALBUQUERQUE—A clear majority of faculty at the University of New Mexico have declared their support for unionization in an official election petition filed today with the UNM Labor Management Rel


Diné named semifinalist for transfer scholarship

Shawna Yellowhair, a sophomore at the University of New Mexico-Gallup campus, was recently named a semifinalist for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, according to a UNM-G news release.


Man recalls witnessing New Mexico hunter shoot his dog

CARLSBAD, N.M. (KRQE) - The hunting partner of the man accused of shooting his own dog is speaking out. Bailey Perez says he won't forget seeing a 3-year-old yellow lab named "Gypsy" get shot. Her owner, Dustin Coker, worked with Perez, and went duck hunting with him in Carlsbad last month.


February 19th Morning Rush: Winter storm brings snow & cold temps throughout New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - 1. Once east canyon winds relax across the Rio Grande Valley, a band of moderate snow will be allowed to cross east into the Albuquerque metro. Accumulation of 1" - 4" of snow is possible with higher numbers in and around Rio Rancho and the Foothills. Snow showers will con


139 barrels of crude oil stolen from New Mexico oilfield, police say

CARLSBAD, N.M. - Officials in New Mexico are investigating the theft of 139 barrels of crude oil from an oilfield in Eddy County, the Carlsbad Current Argus reported. Eddy County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Lt. Matt Hutchinson told the newspaper the barrels disappeared from Conchos Resources, most li


Roswell: New Mexico Is Taking A Break - Here's When It Returns

Fans of The CW's Roswell: New Mexico will be disappointed to learn that there's no new episode this week, since several of the network's shows are currently on a short break. However, the good news is that you'll only have to wait another week for more sci-fi romance, as Roswell: New Mexico returns


Groundwater contamination devastates a New Mexico dairy – and threatens public health

For months, Clovis dairy farmer Art Schaap has been watching his life go down the drain. Instead of selling milk, he is dumping 15,000 gallons a day – enough to provide a carton at lunch to 240,000 children. Instead of working 24/7 to keep his animals healthy, he’s planning to exterminate all 4,000


New Mexico rancher shares his version of a snow day

DES MOINES, N.M. (KRQE) - In Albuquerque, a snow day means a day off for a lot of people. Out on the ranch, there is no day off. During bad weather, the workload for ranchers only increases. In Des Moines, New Mexico, John Vincent is providing insight into that work, documenting a day in the life of


Tiffany Haddish is New Mexico Entertainment Magazine's cover story

The month of love is full of comedy, music, and fun. Those behind New Mexico Entertainment Magazine are excited to share what's new in their February issue and the events that have caught their attention.


D’Antonio back as New Mexico’s water chief

Eds: Resending to add comment from Senate majority leader. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham tapped John D’Antonio on Tuesday to serve as state engineer, appointing a water policy veteran to manage what is one of the most valuable and fought-over resources in New Mexico.


New Mexico senator rallies support to keep Daylight Saving Time year-round

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - One state lawmaker is asking for your help to keep New Mexico on permanent Daylight Saving Time. Sen. Cliff Pirtle is sponsoring a bill to keep New Mexico on Daylight Saving Time year-round instead of changing the clock four months like we do now.


New Mexico Senate OKs medical cannabis at schools

A bill that would allow the use of medical cannabis at schools zoomed off the Senate floor Monday afternoon. Senate Bill 204, co-sponsored by Sens. Candace Gould, R-Albuquerque, and Jacob Candelaria, D-Albuquerque, and Rep. Gail Armstrong, R-Socorro, would allow children who are qualified patients t


Westside Albuquerque, Rio Rancho get hit hard with snow

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - The area hit the hardest with snow Tuesday was Albuquerque's westside and Rio Rancho. The snow started falling around 4 a.m. and it didn't stop until around 10 a.m. Roads in the area were covered with snow and ice, which made it very tricky for morning commuters.


Delegate says he’s victim of online sex scam

Navajo Nation Council Delegate Pernell Halona from Tohatchi wrote on his now deleted Facebook page that he wanted to share a “message with everyone” before they saw a video being released showing his “private parts.”


Tribe seeks help for Shiprock police building

The Shiprock Police Department building has basically been left to rot. Only the command center is operational as the rest of the building is closed. During the Navajo Nation Council’s recent special session, delegates asked for a letter to be sent to New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham requestin