Law Enforcement

Search warrant served at Rep. Stapleton’s home

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas confirmed a search warrant is being served at the home of Rep. Sheryl Williams Stapleton. Williams Stapleton, a Democrat, is the House Majority Floor Leader and she’s also an employee of Albuquerque Public Schools.

U.S. Senator Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) Discusses New Effort To Fight Drunk Driving

 Washington, D.C. – Following the passage of the Reduce Impaired Driving for Everyone (RIDE) Act through the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, U.S. Senator Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) met virtually with Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) advocates from across the nation and New Mexico. Senator Luján, with the co-sponsorship of

NMSP find body in Rio Grande in Truth or Consequences

TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, N.M. (KRQE) –  New Mexico State Police said they have found a body in the Rio Grande River in Truth or Consequences. This comes as a young boy was reported missing this week from the area, however, NMSP has not confirmed the identity of the body found.

Remembering Black Wall Street and the Tulsa race massacre

TULSA, OK (CBS Newspath) – It’s an American story of prosperity, unthinkable loss, and resurgence. 100 years ago, Tulsa, Oklahoma’s Greenwood District was a beacon of wealth and development for African Americans, but it was wiped away by racial violence in a matter of hours. “You have more than 30

Ohio man steals over $90k worth of soybeans, flees to NM

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – A man charged with stealing over $90,000 worth of grain from a previous employer in Ohio was arrested in New Mexico last year and extradited back to the midwest. Justin Giauque, 35, was detained in the Valencia County jail on October 30, 2020.

Trial underway for Roswell man accused of murdering his family

ROSWELL, N.M. (KRQE) – The trial is underway for the Roswell man accused of killing his wife and four daughters nearly five years ago. Juan Villegas, 40, is accused of shooting Cynthia Villegas and their daughters ages three to 14 in their home in June 2016.