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Clovis man found living in underground tunnel he dug himself

CLOVIS, N.M. (KRQE) - A homeless New Mexico man is living in a tunnel he made himself right near a public park, and the city where he has dug this intricate home in the ground can't do anything about it. "Dig yourself a house underground and you always have a home. I think it's sweet," said Rosey Bu

KRQE NEWS 13 - 2018-03-21 23:27:54

LVPD: Man forged Magistrate Court checks

A Las Vegas man was finally arrested this month as a result of an investigation where police say he forged checks from the San Miguel Magistrate Court in October. According to San Miguel District Court warrant affadavit, a Las Vegas Police Department investigation revealed Steven R. Montano, 24, cr

LASVEGASOPTIC.COM - 2018-03-22 08:49:00

New Mexico homeless man living in underground tunnel

CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) - From above, a hole in the ground near a New Mexico park may not look out of the ordinary, but down below is a man-made tunnel that a Clovis resident calls home. The Eastern New Mexico News reports 43-year-old Sean Heron says homelessness drove him to seek shelter underground. He

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-03-22 19:10:52

Suspected road rage aftermath caught on camera

SANTA FE, N.M. -- Lapel camera shows the moments after a clinical psychologist allegedly pointed a gun at another driver on March 7 in Santa Fe. After the suspected road rage incident, William Hunt told police he believed people were following him. Both drivers ended up pulling over on the side of t

KOB.COM - 2018-03-21 05:10:00

Suspicious package shuts Santa Fe Social Security Office

New Mexico State Police determined a suspicious package at the Social Security Office on Fifth Street was not a threat after the building was evacuated Tuesday afternoon. According to Greg Gurule, a spokesman for the Santa Fe Police Department, the Social Security Office was evacuated around 4:15 p.

SANTAFE NEW MEXICAN.COM - 2018-03-21 01:00:00

Tinkertown reopens; Easter egg hunts on the horizon

The Bethel Community Storehouse is now scheduling classes and workshops. Anyone interested in sharing their gift or talent with others can call Linda Smith at 832-6642, or email linda@bethelstorehouse.org. All classes will be free to the public. In the past, Bethel has hosted classes on nutrition, s

MVTELEGRAPH.COM - 2018-03-22 14:00:00

New Mexico State Police search for missing 13-year-old

(courtesy New Mexico State Police) SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - New Mexico State Police is asking the public to be on the lookout for a missing juvenile. Casandra Bianca Vasquez was last seen March 17, 2018, walking on Cerrillos Road in Santa Fe and was wearing a pink shirt and blue jeans. The 13-year-ol


Grandpa, Who's That Man?

SFR has discovered that Santa Fe Public Schools has hired a private investigator in an attempt to verify where some students live. One Rancho Viejo resident says a pickup truck came driving down his long driveway, and when he asked the driver what he wanted, the man asked if he lived at the home. T

SANTA FE REPORTER - 2018-03-22 13:56:40

Social security office evacuated because of suspicious package

Santa Fe police are investigating a "suspicious package" found in the social security office on the 1900 block of 5th street, police spokesman Greg Gurule said. The building had been evacuated, as of 4:15, Gurule said. Because the local police department does not have a bomb squad, they might have


Back to the Barrio: Rosario Boulevard

From the vantage point of Rosario Boulevard, a red mansard roof is visible just above the treetops. The shingles have the look and texture of fish scales, and the facade the color of salmon. "We used to call it the haunted house," recounts Carmela Romero, who grew up in the barrio that runs beneath

SANTA FE REPORTER - 2018-03-21 06:01:26

Lauriault: God's signs are there if you look

March 21, 2018 We've had spring-like weather for awhile now, but that was only a sign of the reality of spring that's now come about. Now, trees are sprouting leaves indicating that summer is approaching (Luke 21:29-30; bookmark that passage, we'll be there again; read all the passages cited, placin

QUAY COUNTY SUN - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Ninth annual seed exchange set for April 14

Come to the table with your seeds. Pick up some seeds at the table to take home and grow some food. The ninth annual Las Vegas Seed Exchange scheduled for Saturday, April 14, is geared to inform and share how seeds can introduce management of your food. Dianne Lindsay, one of the co-founders of th

LASVEGASOPTIC.COM - 2018-03-21 01:49:00

Crews cleanup route ahead of annual pilgrimage to Chimayo

CHIMAYO, N.M. (KRQE) - Workers are cleaning up the route for the annual walk to El Santuario De Chimayo. Each Good Friday, tens of thousands of people take part in the pilgrimage on foot to the holy site. This week, the New Mexico Department of Transportation started sweeping operations along High


Victim explains road rage incident with Santa Fe psychologist

William Hunt SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - When police showed up, one driver was standing on the side of the street pointing a gun at another driver. The man behind that scary road rage scene, a Santa Fe psychologist. The victim said he pulled over to try and get a license plate number for an aggressive

KRQE NEWS 13 - 2018-03-20 23:20:30

Police activity on Old Santa Fe Trail

Police are investigating on the 800 block of Old Santa Fe Trail and advised people to avoid the area. At this time, all the police could say was that officers trained in talking people down from possible threats are negotiating with someone in his home. Police are redirecting traffic in order to ena


Santa Fe mechanic skips town without finishing around a dozen of his customers' cars

SANTA FE - Without knowing much about cars, anyone could look under the hood of a customer's car left behind by a Santa Fe mechanic and know, he didn't finish the job. "He had a good reputation for getting jobs done, and doing a good job at a real cheap price," said Joseph Avila of Santa Fe. Avila


Tucumcari man pleads guilty to sex charges

March 14, 2018 Thomas Garcia Anthony Groomas, right, enters four guilty pleas before 10th Judicial District Judge Albert J. Mitchell. TUCUMCARI - A Tucumcari man faces up to 12 years in prison after pleading guilty Wednesday to charges of criminal sexual penetration involving two minors. Anthony Gro


Suspect in deputy-involved shooting arrested in Santa Fe

Carlos Alonso-Villa SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - Deputies have arrested a suspect in a deputy-involved shooting. State Police say 26-year-old Carlos Alonso-Villa was speeding on State Road 599 near Santa Fe on Friday when deputies tried to pull him over. He refused to stop and even rammed into a Santa


Mayor: Exempt city employees must reapply for jobs

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - A newly elected mayor in New Mexico is asking every exempt employee at City Hall to reapply for their job. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports a release Wednesday says Santa Fe Mayor Alan Webber and City Manager Brian Snyder made the decision to "ensure the city has the best possi


Man wanted since vehicle chase, gunfire on Friday arrested

SANTA FE, N.M. - Carols. B. Alonso-Villa, 26, who has been at large since a Friday incident that included a deputy firing shots at a truck that Alonso-Villa was driving, was arrested Monday night, the Santa Fe County sheriff's office says. He was wanted for aggravated assault on a peace officer and