Law Enforcement

Sunport’s K-9 unit greets Balloon Fiesta visitors

113 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The Albuquerque Sunport pulled out all of the stops to make sure people felt welcomed as they touched down in the Land of Enchantment, including bringing out their ABQ K-9 crew to greet guests. “They are here to ease the stress of travel, they are

P.A.W.S. Program provides healing for both dogs and prison inmates

124 Views   On a sunny fall morning, seven inmates from the Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility escorted their companion dogs to an outdoor recreation pen, enclosed with a fence and barbed wire. The inmates and their dogs were all part of the P.A.W.S. Program with Action Programs for Animals, a

Mayor highlights security measures and upgrades for Balloon Fiesta

114 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – As the city counts down to Balloon Fiesta, we’re getting a look at how the city is preparing. Albuquerque police say as always there will be extensive law enforcement presence at the park. APD says there will be security on the field in uniform and

How could the gun order impact governor’s support

149 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Last Friday, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced a public health order to try and curb gun violence. After the announcement, there was some back and forth between the governor and members of her own party.

Jury convicts driver in boy’s death outside River of Lights

156 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Closing arguments were held Wednesday in the trial of a local man accused of driving drunk and killing a little boy outside the River of Lights. The state and the defense said Sergio Almanza was driving recklessly and caused the crash that killed 7-year-old Pronoy

‘Paws in the Pen’: Program pairs shelter puppies with inmates

159 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The “Paws in the Pen” program at the state penitentiary in Santa Fe brings in pups to be teamed up with inmates. For eight weeks, 14 inmates will train seven rescue dogs from the Española Humane Society – but the dogs aren’t the only ones

Human remains found at New Mexico Highlands University

149 Views   “If we had known [the remains were there,] we would have had an archeological team in place when we began construction.” LAS VEGAS — Construction crews at New Mexico Highlands University alerted the school of the discovery of human remains near one of their buildings. It happened when