Community Issues

VIDEO: San Juan County deputies, CYFD discover malnourished kid in home

31 Views   SAN JUAN COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) – A San Juan County couple is facing child abuse charges after CYFD responded to their house in September. They received reports that two children were being locked in a closet and when deputies arrived at the home, they met a severely malnourished 16-year-old.

Downtown ABQ diner icon to serve free Thanksgiving meal

28 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A classic diner spot in downtown Albuquerque will be offering its free Thanksgiving meal again this year. Lindy’s Diner will be serving up a free meal, soft drink and dessert to all community members this Thanksgiving. The free meal is available from 10 a.m. to 2

UNM professor hosts long-awaited reading of novel “48 Hours to Kill”

26 Views   In December 2021, University of New Mexico English professor Andrew Bourelle published his first suspense novel, “48 Hours to Kill.” Due to the fluctuating situation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, Bourelle never really got a chance to celebrate the achievement in person, which made the Nov. 16 reading of

What is New Mexico’s favorite Thanksgiving side dish?

40 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Are you all set with what you’re cooking for Thanksgiving? Thousands of us went to grocery stores, making sure we’re prepared for Thursday, and  sometimes the side dishes can upstage the turkey on Thanksgiving – so what’s your go-to?

Activists demand action to make abortion constitutional right in New Mexico

37 Views   “With the overturning of Roe v. Wade, it was devastating, but it’s critical to act now before more anti-abortion measures are pushed,” said Candice Yanez. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Party for Socialism and Liberation, a local activist group, rallied in Albuquerque Sunday, demanding action to make abortion a constitutional right

UNM student killed, NMSU student injured in gunfight on campus

22 Views   On Saturday, Nov. 19 a University of New Mexico student was killed and a New Mexico State University student was shot and injured in an altercation that resulted in a shooting at approximately 3 a.m. in the parking lot of Coronado Hall, a UNM dormitory.

Most rural New Mexico school districts have no resource officers

30 Views   Some schools lack confidence in local police department’s response plan CUBA, N.M. — It could take as long as 45 minutes for police to get to some rural schools in New Mexico. Most of them do not have school resource officers and some of them do not have confidence