Protests and Demonstrations

New Mexico mayor puts barricades around hotel holding COVID-19 patients

Mayor, residents at odds over handling of situation SOCORRO, N.M. — Socorro Mayor Dr. Ravi Bhasker had police place barricades outside the Days Inn on Monday. While Bhasker tells me police are not preventing people from coming and going, the whole situation has both Bhasker and some residents very upset.

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

Diego de Vargas statue removed from Cathedral Park

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — City crews removed the statue of Diego de Vargas from Cathedral Park in Santa Fe Thursday morning. Santa Fe Mayor Alan Webber issued a statement Wednesday calling for the removal of the statue, as well as the Kit Carson statue at the Santa Fe Courthouse and the

4 Investigates: A different approach to policing, violent crime reduction

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — For the past several months, the City of Albuquerque has quietly gathered funding and resources to build a Violence Intervention Program at the Albuquerque Police Department.  It’s a fairly new strategy that has reduced crimes in other cities by targeting potentially violent people before they commit a crime.