Law Enforcement

Human remains found at New Mexico Highlands University

154 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

Police issue traffic guidance for Biden’s visit to Albuquerque

142 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Albuquerque Police Department is warning the public about likely traffic delays during President Joe Biden’s visit to the city on Tuesday and Wednesday. According to APD, drivers are advised to avoid I-25 south of I-40 and I-40 west of the Big-I on Tuesday afternoon,

UNMH takes over inmate healthcare at MDC

150 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – After a number of inmate deaths, officials announced UNM hospital would take over health services at the Metropolitan Detention Center. They started the transition last Wednesday, and they’re already changing systems and figuring out what their biggest needs are going to be moving forward.

UPDATE: Police found missing boy

130 Views   Isaac Rubio, the 11-year-old Las Cruces boy who was reported missing on July 27, has been located and is said to be in good condition. The Las Cruces Police Department thanks those who helped disseminate information on this missing person case.

Human trafficking and the impact it has in New Mexico

142 Views   New Mexico leaders and organizers say human trafficking can happen anywhere. In 2021, over 300 different reports of human trafficking were recorded in New Mexico. Albuquerque, NM – July 30 is known as Global Day Against Trafficking in Persons. It’s an international problem, but crime also is being

SWAT activations: Will we see more as officers serve more warrants?

195 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – APD’s Tactical Division has had a busy year. There has been 53 callouts so far this year, compared to 29 at this same time last year. “Tactical activations are purely reactive, we’re reacting to events emerging within our community, and responding to the requests of

New Mexico has highest number of distracted driving deaths

178 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A recent study shows New Mexico is leading the country in deadly car crashes from distracted driving. The study is compiled of data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. New Mexico sits at a nearly 41% rate of deadly crashes involving distracted driving. That’s

NMSP: Suspect killed in shooting involving Taos police

187 Views   TAOS, N.M. – A Taos police officer ended up shooting a man after he shot another officer. The shooting put many other people in danger at a busy intersection Saturday.  New Mexico State Police say the officer who was shot has been released from the hospital, but the suspect