Gun Violence

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

34 Views  Â 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

UNM students respond to gun violence in their communities

49 Views  Â Gun violence is a growing concern across the nation, as in recent years the number of mass shootings annually has grown considerably, from 417 in 2019, to 700 in 2021, with 2022 on track to match last year’s high, according to the Washington Post. In Albuquerque, there have been 51 deaths

Sen. Heinrich speaks on bipartisan gun safety bill

45 Views  Â 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

ABQ group helps host first annual national gun buyback event

98 Views  Â New Mexicans to Prevent Gun Violence, alongside faithbased groups and the Bernalillo County District Attorney’s Office, will be hosting the first annual Guns to Gardens National Buyback Day, on Saturday, June 11 at La Mesa Presbyterian Church. Gun owners turning over guns will recieve gift cards to places

Alec Baldwin’s attorney responds to New Mexico’s citation

65 Views  Â NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Alec Baldwin and his attorney are responding to New Mexico’s citation against the production company behind the movie, Rust, following the deadly shooting on set in 2021. Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was killed when Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun, not knowing it contained a live round. The bullet