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PETA commends Roswell zoo's new master plan

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) - After PETA called out the Spring River Zoo in Roswell for the conditions of its habitats, the animal rights group is now applauding the zoo's plans to fix the problems. "Today I can say that if the city implements the master plan, I can see a day in the not so distant future

KRQE NEWS 13 - 2018-03-16 21:13:20

Suspect who fled from police after traffic stop still at large

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) - A suspect who fled from police during a traffic stop in Roswell remains on the run. The Chaves County News Network shot this video Monday just after 10 p.m. Roswell Police say it started as a traffic stop near Lee and Summit, but the driver took off, crashed into another car


Man allegedly points gun at woman, faces charges after

A man was charged with armed robbery, unlawful taking of a motor vehicle and aggravated assault Wednesday evening after allegedly pointing a gun at a woman while the two were in a vehicle parked at a small business strip. A Roswell police officer speaks with Nathan Owens Wednesday evening inside a p


Sheriff's office identifies Midway murder victim; Authorities seek person of interest for questioning

The Chaves County Sheriff's Office has received a positive identification of the man found dead Thursday at a scene in the Midway area which authorities have ruled as murder. According to a news release from Chaves County Sheriff Britt Snyder, the sheriff's office received a positive ID from the Off


Four Roswell students charged with school disruption

Local investigators have identified three students responsible for making written threats of violence, as well as another who spread a false claim of a gunman being at their school. According to a news release from the Roswell Police Department, the four students, which includes three boys ages 11,


Roswell school officials, law enforcement work to improve school safety

(KRQE/File Photo) Classroom; empty - generic ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) - School officials in Roswell and local law enforcement are working together to improve school safety. Chaves County Sheriff Britt Snyder spoke at Tuesday night's school board meeting explaining to parents how they handle situations


School, police stand-off against threats; District-wide active shooter training launches at RISD schools

The Roswell Independent School District's board meeting Tuesday evening provided a response to the many violent threats received at its middle and high schools. While a member of the Roswell Police Department and New Mexico State Police were present, only Britt Snyder and Daniel Ornelas of the Chave


'Angelic' joyous faces of National Champs

The celebration of the Charlie's Angels Dance Team winning the National Championship included lots of sun, pizza, soda and music. (Christina Stock Photo) The community came together on Friday afternoon at the Chamber of Commerce to celebrate Roswell High School's dance team, Charlie's Angels, for wi

RDRNEWS.COM - 2018-03-16 23:19:35

Roswell police: Some students who made school threats charged

Roswell police have identified students responsible for three of nine recent threats directed at schools and for a false report to one student's parents and are trying to identify those responsible for the other threats. Police say a $500 reward is offered for information leading to charges against


Rise with Roswell speaker inspires

Inspiration speaker and rodeo champion Amberley Snyder was the guest speaker at the Rise with Roswell 2018 Agriculture Breakfast on Thursday. In 2009, Synder, 18 at the time, was a straight-A student in Utah with several college scholarship offers and a rising star in competitive rodeo. While travel


City council, PETA approves vision for zoo; Councilors vote after extensive finance discussion

On Thursday evening, councilor Steve Henderson moved to approve the Spring River Park & Zoo master plan, which councilor Jeanine Corn Best seconded. With a roll call vote from City Clerk Sharon Coll, the motion passed unanimously amongst the Council. After the meeting, Zoo Superintendent Marge Woods

RDRNEWS.COM - 2018-03-16 23:25:29

'Roswell' reboot to film pilot in ABQ

The pilot for the reboot of "Roswell" - which tells the story of a daughter of immigrants who returns to her New Mexico hometown and learns her teenage crush is an alien - will soon begin filming in Albuquerque. The newest iteration of the show is still untitled, but is scheduled to air for three se

KOB.COM - 2018-03-17 01:47:00

County decides not to close area roads; Three of disputed roads near public lands

"I am not trying to block anyone access. I am here to work. I am here to give you solutions. I am here to help," says rancher Steven Ellyson, addressing the Chaves County Board of Commissioners at its Thursday meeting that included some decisions about county roads. Ellyson and his lawyer are asking


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Roswell museum analyzes alleged UFO encounter by Navy pilots

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) - Video captured by two U.S. Navy pilots over the east coast in 2015 has been released, and it shows what a lot of people think is a UFO. KRQE News 13 took the footage to Roswell's UFO Museum to see what people there think of all the hoopla the video is creating. "My gosh! They'