Community Issues

Steve Stucker signs off from the studio one last time

29 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Friday was Steve Stucker’s final day after 33 years as KOB 4’s morning forecaster and as a mainstay to New Mexico broadcasting and life, in general. While Steve will still be around in various capacities, he got to say a few words in closing out his

Felon faces federal charges after music videos leads FBI to gun bust

20 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A convicted felon is now facing federal charges after being arrested following an FBI home search. 37-year-old Julian Leyba has three prior felony convictions in Bernalillo County between 2005 and 2013 for drug trafficking, evidence tampering, and drug possession charges.

Two Years Into Pandemic, Domestic Migration Trends Shifted

30 Views  Â Domestic Outmigration From Some Urban Counties Slowed, Smaller Gains in Rural Counties The COVID-19 pandemic changed the U.S. population in many ways, including births, deaths and international migration. One of its more intriguing impacts was on domestic migration patterns. Some longstanding trends accelerated, such as outmigration from large urban areas in

UFC fighter Holly Holm wins against Yana Santos

33 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – UFC fighter Holly Holm won her fight Saturday night. Afterward – while speaking to the media – she made some comments that are making headlines nationwide. The Albuquerque native decided to share her thoughts on young children being targeted.

Food is Hope at Casa de Peregrinos

28 Views  Â Las Cruces, NM – On this edition of PUENTES a la comunidad, bridges to the community, host Emily Guerra spoke with Casa de Peregrinos Executive Director, Lorenzo Alba Jr., about recent cuts to the U.S. Government’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and its effects on the community and

Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Fire claims hotline now open

28 Views  Â SANTA FE, N.M. — FEMA now has a hotline open for people to get various information about Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Fire claims and the agency’s claims office. Claims office team members will answer questions about office locations, office hours and general claims office and process information.

Police investigate shooting at Farmington mall

60 Views  Â FARMINGTON, N.M. — Police are investigating after one person was shot at the mall in Farmington. According to Farmington Police, they say they responded to an isolated, targeted shooting outside of the mall in Farmington.