ACLU releases video of New Mexico prison attack showing guards looking on

11 Views  Â LOS LUNAS, N.M. (KRQE) – The ACLU has released a surveillance video from a state prison showing guards standing around as an inmate is attacked by four other inmates. The civil rights group says this video is the latest example of rampant problems in New Mexico’s prison system.

Pair of Lobos pick up Mountain West weekly football honors

15 Views  Â ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – UNM senior linebacker Reco Hannah is the Mountain West Defensive Player of the Week. Hannah had a forced fumble and interception returned for a touchdown in the Lobos’ 27-10 victory over the UTEP Miners this past Saturday.

New Mexico to send new round of cash payments to low-income households

26 Views  Â SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – After three rounds of economic stimulus checks made their way from the state to New Mexicans this summer, a fourth round of deposits will go out to some residents this fall. New Mexico’s low-income households can start applying for a new round of economic relief payments next week, with qualifying households […]

Taos student stabbed, suspect in custody

26 Views  Â TAOS, N.M. (KRQE) – A Taos Middle School cross country runner that was stabbed by a campus intruder is now in stable condition. The eighth grader was running laps at Taos High School Monday afternoon, where he runs on the JV team.

Organ Mountain football player Abraham Romero dies after three-week battle in coma

28 Views  Â LAS CRUCES, N.M.  (KTSM) – Organ Mountain High School football player Abraham Romero died on Saturday night, the school’s booster club announced on Sunday morning. He was 17 years old. In a post online, the booster club said that Romero passed away with his mother by his side. Romero spent three weeks in an […]

Lordsburg mayor sentenced after breaking probation conditions

41 Views  Â LORDSBURG, N.M. (KRQE) – A New Mexico mayor is in trouble with the law again – after breaking the rules of her probation from a summer DWI arrest. Glenda Greene was elected mayor of Lordsburg, New Mexico in November 2021. A month later in December, she pleaded guilty to driving drunk after a traffic stop […]

Gov. signs emergency declaration for Hidalgo County after flooding

34 Views  Â NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed an emergency declaration for Hidalgo County following historic flooding. The executive order gives $750,000 in funding from the department. The declaration comes after monsoon rain led the Gila River levels to rise to historic levels. The funding will help the county recover from the flooding, which […]

What’s the outlook for the New Mexico chile industry?

38 Views  Â NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Chile is woven into the fabric of New Mexico’s history and culture. But is the industry on the cusp of a massive shift? There is concern amongst some farmers over the chile industry’s ability to survive in the coming years.

Lawsuit seeks to remove Republican AG candidate from New Mexico ballot

36 Views  Â SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Republican Party’s candidate for New Mexico Attorney General, Jeremy Gay is facing a new legal challenge, seeking to remove his name from the November ballot. The lawsuit claims Gay’s candidacy is at odds with residency rules outlined in the New Mexico Constitution, and that New Mexico voters […]