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Police ID New Mexico man wanted after fleeing from officers

SOCORRO, N.M. (KRQE) - Police have identified a man who is still on the run after getting away during a dramatic chase. Socorro police say 25-year-old Eric Todd Garcia was first pulled over around 5 a.m. on Jan. 27.


Fun had no age limit at Community Arts Party

Socorro unleashed youthful creativity with an artistic flair on Saturday. Some may bemoan the weekend for the hold it often places on kids. But just because it was the weekend didn’t mean curiosity and creativity had to take a vacation.


Lady Warriors dominate in district win

After a slow start and sloppy shooting early, the Lady Warriors dominated during a home conference game against the Cobre Indians on Friday night 63-39. Indians senior guard Brianna Martinez hit a quick shot which helped put Cobre in the drivers seat from the beginning. The Lady Warriors did not fin


Teen accused of shooting New Mexico man

MORA, N.M. (KRQE) - A 16-year-old is accused of shooting a man in Mora. State Police are still investigating what led up to the shooting on State Road 518 on Wednesday. The victim, who survived, identified his shooter as a teen from Chacon. He's been booked into the Santa Fe juvenile jail, but since


Convicted New Mexico library killer offers apology

CLOVIS — A man who was convicted of first-degree murder in a fatal shooting at a New Mexico library made his first public address in court since the 2017 rampage, using the event to say he is sorry.


Romero hits gridiron with Western New Mexico

Socorro High School is sending one of it’s senior Warriors players to Silver City in order to play at the next level. On Feb. 6, with the support of friends and family, defensive lineman Jason Romero Jr. officially signed on for a scholarship to play for head coach Frank Tristan as a member of the W


Student charged with attempted murder after gunshot at New Mexico high school

RIO RANCHO - Authorities say a 16-year-old boy suspected of opening fire inside a New Mexico high school is being charged with three counts of attempting to commit murder. Police and school officials said no one was injured, but the incident sparked an evacuation and had worried parents rushing to t


Electric Co-ops Get a Chance to Gather Members, Rewrite Bylaws

A bill to allow member-owners of rural electric cooperatives to meet quorum requirements with mail-in and proxy ballots passed through a state legislative committee Jan. 31, with the support of 10 of its 12 members.


'Baby Brianna,' New Mexico child brutally beaten, would have turned 17 today

LAS CRUCES, New Mexico - Brianna Lopez would be 17 years old today, Valentine's Day. She was brutally beaten and sexually assaulted to death only several months old, in 2002 by family members. There is always a large group that celebrates her birthday at the Doña Ana Cemetery.


New Mexico delegation reacts to border security deal, Trump's emergency declaration

WASHINGTON - New Mexico's congressional delegation, all Democrats, are opposed to President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the United States-Mexico border.


Crossing the desert along New Mexico's remote border

In one of the most sparsely populated parts of the country, it can be hard to tell where the U.S. ends and Mexico begins. Trymaine Lee reports for All In: Live at the Border.


Single vehicle fatal crash on I-25 in Socorro County

Socorro County, NM - On February 4, 2019 at about 8:53 p.m., the New Mexico State Police investigated a single vehicle fatal rollover on Interstate 25 around mile post 141, near San Antonio, NM.


Hunting and Fishing Show kicks off at Expo New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, NM. (KRQE) - The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish is hosting its annual Hunting and Fishing Show this weekend with some exciting new additions. This year, the event will have new exhibits and activities including a catch and release pond with multiple prize opportunities.


You gotta have ... ART!!!

It’s time once again to dive into all sorts of arts-and-crafts projects, from tie-dye and play dough to face painting, jewelry making, masks, magnets and murals at the 23rd Annual Community Arts Party this Saturday.


Los Alamos Historical Society Offering Overnight Guided Tour To Trinity Site April 5-6

Trinity Site where the first man-made nuclear explosion was detonated July 16, 1945 is open only twice a year, and the Los Alamos Historical Society is offering a guided tour to the site April 5-6 for the spring opening.


Don't mistake ballot for junk mail

Registered voters within the boundaries of the Socorro Consolidated School will be receiving mail-in ballots asking them to support a 3 mill property tax measure for technology projects.


Socorro plane crash sends pilot to hospital

SOCORRO, N.M. (KRQE) - Federal agents are trying to find out what caused a plane to crash in Socorro sending a pilot to the hospital. State Police responded to the crash at the Socorro Airport Friday. They say the small plane's wing clipped a light pole at some point during the crash.


'Roswell, New Mexico': Melodrama, clichés and a good-looking diverse cast, this '90s cult classic reboot is everything CW

When it comes to The CW, we can easily expect a show that is all about a group of good-looking people all dressed up trying to solve some ordinary mystery, among all the cliched melodrama. Let's just say, 'Roswell: New Mexico' has it all. Starring Nathan Parsons as Max Evans, Jeanine Mason as Liz Or


February 14 Morning Rush: Federal court orders Albuquerque bishop to pay $750K after lawsuit

1. An Albuquerque bishop accused of being a predator will return to work this morning. He's still on the job as a church leader, despite a federal court ruling that he owes $750,000 to a Texas woman who says he sexually assaulted her when she was a teen. KRQE News 13 first told the public about the


RPNM Roundup at the Roundhouse 021419

WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING... House Republicans stand together in opposition; the Senate has various bills to consider. Stay tuned for more information. But do you see the pattern? Controversial bills -- just like HB 51 to decriminalize abortion -- are being moved around on the House floor schedule by