Hobbs Police search for family missing since May

HOBBS, N.M. (KRQE) – The Hobbs Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing family. Hobbs Police say the family, Andrei C. Ducila, Luiza Badea, Andreea Andrei-Ducila, Raoul Badea and Elisabeta Badea, were last seen May 2, 2020 at about 5:48 p.m. in the area of Hobbs.

Concerns about voter intimidation loom in election run-up

Albuquerque resident Eleanor Chavez was driving by the 98th and Central early voting site on Saturday, Oct. 17 when she passed a caravan of flag-waving Trump supporters who drove through the parking lot. Hours later, she went back and saw a man with a Trump flag on the back of his truck yelling at voters […]

Judge says Texas mask mandate must extend to polling places

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that Texas’ statewide mask mandate must extend to inside polling places. Election officials Wednesday did not appear to be rushing to enforce the order, however. It was handed down after more than 8 million people have already cast ballots.

Rare Blizzard Warning issued for northeastern New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A rare Blizzard Warning has been issued for northeastern New Mexico. Whiteout conditions are expected. The National Weather Service recommended that New Mexicans in that region of the state delay their travel plans since the storm will bring strong winds, snow and low visibility — making travel very difficult or even impossible.

New Mexico officials concerned about hospital capacity

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Officials with three of the largest health care systems in New Mexico will be providing an update Monday on the coronavirus pandemic as the state deals with a surge in COVID-19 infections.