Public Safety

In aftermath of shootings, Lobo Village residents fear for their safety

43 Views   On June 11 and 19, shootings occurred at 11:15 p.m. and 12:15 a.m., respectively,  on the premises of Lobo Village, a University of New Mexico student housing apartment complex located on South Campus. The shootings and response have brought up safety concerns among residents. No one was injured

Sen. Heinrich speaks on bipartisan gun safety bill

49 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A bipartisan group of U.S. senators announced a new framework for a bill to limit the number of lives lost to guns in this country. The details are getting worked out, but 10 Republicans have signed on – enough to survive a filibuster and stand a

Suspected Serial Arsonist Arrested

100 Views   LAS CRUCES, NM – Las Cruces fire investigators have arrested the man believed to be responsible for setting several fires during an eight-hour period that damaged a city playground and destroyed a pickup parked at a local business.

Mountainair police officer resigns after controversial video comes out

159 Views   MOUNTAINAIR, N.M. (KRQE) – An officer whose actions were questioned after a recent domestic violence call has resigned. Video of the incident in Mountainair had many calling for him to be removed. Brent Woodard resigned from the Mountainair Police Department as video of one of his latest calls

New Mexico Gas Company performing sewer-line safety checks in Roswell

106 Views   ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico Gas Company will be performing sewer-line safety checks in Roswell beginning April 11. The company is starting a 3-year project in Roswell and surrounding communities where all customers’ residential and business sewer lines will receive a precautionary inspection.

Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office sees spike in deputy-involved violence

91 Views   Bernalillo County Sheriffs Office saw two shootings in one week. U.S. Senator Ben Ray Luján is co-sponsoring a bill to address violence against law enforcement officers. A spike in deputy-involved violence has become a priority for the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office, and now a new bill to address