Community Issues

New Mexicans train at Albuquerque gym for American Ninja Warrior

15 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – For American Ninja Warrior competitors, the dream is to compete in the finals on the Las Vegas strip. But to get there, a group of local athletes put in the hard work at the NinjaForce obstacle gym in northeast Albuquerque. That is where six out of eight

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

45 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

New Mexico to pay feds more than $19M over SNAP mishandling

50 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico will reportedly pay the federal government more than $19 million to settle a claim by the Department of Agriculture that the state mishandled the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and overpaid some needy families in 2014 and 2016.