Politics

A closer look at abortion rights in New Mexico

12 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – If the final decision of the Supreme Court is in line with the draft – it would not make abortion illegal. Individual states would decide whether to restrict or ban abortions.

Leaked Supreme Court draft opinion terrifies, angers ABQ community members

9 ViewsHundreds gather outside federal courthouse to advocate for abortion rights Protesters gathered at the Pete V. Domenici U.S. Courthouse in Albuquerque on May 3 in light of a leaked draft of a majority opinion from Politico written by Justice Samuel Alito that signifies the court’s decision to overturn Roe V. Wade

Senator Luján Shares He is ‘90%’ Recovered From Stroke

9 ViewsSANTA FE N.M. — Democratic Sen. Ben Ray Luján says Thursday that he’s 90% recovered from his stroke. The 49-year-old spoke during a visit to Santa Fe High School, part of his first public appearances since returning to Congress in March. The stroke had put him the hospital in

Santa Fe First RespondersSave Lives inUkraine

7 Views‘I thought we were going to die’: New Mexican first responders save lives in Ukraine Santa Fe City firefighter Rollin Tyler Jones and Emergency room Doctor Christopher Hammond dedicated their lives to help people in Santa Fe, but last month their journey took them to an international battleground in

Vice President Harris to Officiate Governor Lujan Grisham’s Wedding

11 ViewsSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is getting married, and Vice President Kamala Harris has been picked to officiate. The first-term Democratic governor made the announcement through her personal spokesman Tuesday, saying a small ceremony will be held May 21 in Washington, D.C.

Official guilty of illegally entering Capitol grounds Jan. 6

3 ViewsWASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has convicted an elected official from New Mexico of illegally entering restricted U.S. Capitol grounds but acquitted him of engaging in disorderly conduct during the riot that disrupted Congress from certifying Joe Biden’s presidential election victory. U.S. District Court Judge Trevor McFadden heard

Cowboys for Trump founder heads to Washington D.C. for Capitol riot trial

2 ViewsOTERO COUNTY, N.M. – Otero County commissioner Couy Griffin is in Washington, D.C. awaiting trial for his part in the attack on the Capitol building last Jan. 6. He’s charged with disorderly conduct and knowingly entering restricted areas of the Capitol grounds. KOB 4 spoke with him this Sunday afternoon

U.S. House Democrats to probe N.M. county’s election review

13 ViewsSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Congressional Democrats are investigating a 2020 election review ordered by Republican commissioners in Otero County, New Mexico. Leaders of the U.S. House Oversight and Reform Committee sent a letter Thursday demanding a wide range of records from Shiva Ayyadurai, who has spread false narratives

New Mexico governor asked to stand up to more nuclear waste

2 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A coalition of environmentalists and nuclear watchdogs has delivered more than 1,100 petition signatures to Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham. Dozens of people gathered at the state Capitol on Tuesday to ask that the Lujan Grisham administration take all steps necessary to stop any expansion

Four GOP candidates for governor make ballot

4 ViewsRUIDOSO, N.M. – Four of the five Republicans running for New Mexico governor will be on the party’s 2022 primary ballot. The results came after New Mexico Republicans held their pre-primary convention in Ruidoso Saturday.