Mayor, residents at odds over handling of situation SOCORRO, N.M. — Socorro Mayor Dr. Ravi Bhasker had police place barricades outside the Days Inn on Monday. While Bhasker tells me police are not preventing people from coming and going, the whole situation has both Bhasker and some residents very upset.
Protests and Demonstrations
Albuquerque resident Eleanor Chavez was driving by the 98th and Central early voting site on Saturday, Oct. 17 when she passed a caravan of flag-waving Trump supporters who drove through the parking lot. Hours later, she went back and saw a man with a Trump flag on the back of
SANTA FE, N.M. — Santa Fe City Council members held an emergency meeting on Monday after protesters tore down a controversial monument. By the evening, the obelisk was left in pieces and city crews were at the plaza to pick up what remained.
Trump administration considers sending more federal officers to Albuquerque, state and city officials respond
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Under the direction of the Trump Administration, federal authorities may be sending more federal law enforcement officers to the streets of Albuquerque, according to a CBS News report. It comes as Bernalillo County Sheriff Manny Gonzales is expected to meet with the President on Wednesday.
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has signed an executive order Tuesday, urging all New Mexico cities and counties to consider banning the sale of fireworks due to drought conditions and fire danger.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — City crews removed the statue of Diego de Vargas from Cathedral Park in Santa Fe Thursday morning. Santa Fe Mayor Alan Webber issued a statement Wednesday calling for the removal of the statue, as well as the Kit Carson statue at the Santa Fe Courthouse and the
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Multiple tribal casinos in New Mexico have reopened despite recommendations from Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham to remain closed to limit the spread of COVID-19.
NM Civil Guard founder says they were there to keep the peace The armed-militia group accused intimidating and harassing protesters say the man who fired shots Monday was not one of them.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — For the past several months, the City of Albuquerque has quietly gathered funding and resources to build a Violence Intervention Program at the Albuquerque Police Department. It’s a fairly new strategy that has reduced crimes in other cities by targeting potentially violent people before they commit a crime.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — After weeks of nationwide protests against police brutality, the Albuquerque NAACP sent a letter to Bernalillo County Sheriff Manny Gonzales hoping to discuss the use of body cameras within the agency.
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