Public Safety

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

LISTEN: KRWG News This Week

Education Equity And Alleviating Learning Losses; U.S. Senator Ben Ray Luján Another busy week of news, and we have you covered. We begin with the region’s in-depth coverage of New Mexico U.S. Senator Ben Ray Luján’s visit to the southern New Mexico. He talks with Fred Martino about priorities important to

Gun sales surging in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A lot of people were buying guns in New Mexico during the pandemic. “We have had ladies in their 80s come in here wanting to buy a shotgun,” said Arnold Gallegos, owner of ABQ Guns on the West Side.

NMSU experts: Three Rivers Fire a ‘wake-up’ call for fire season

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The Three Rivers Fire continues to burn near Ruidoso and now covers about 7,020 acres and is 23% contained. Now, we’re getting a closer look at what the restoration process will look like and why New Mexico State University experts are calling it a ‘wake-up’ call for