5 Albuquerque teens killed in surge of shootings
4 Views ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – On Tuesday, Albuquerque police identified five teens killed in a surge of shootings all within the first week of June. “There are more and more teens armed with firearms now than any other period than I’ve ever seen,” said APD Chief Harold Medina during a press conference Monday.
Rep. Christine Trujillo announces resignation from Legislature
16 Views ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — State Rep. Christine Trujillo, D-Albuquerque, announced Saturday that she will resign from the New Mexico House of Representatives at the end of the month.
New Mexico’s free fishing day is this Saturday
33 Views SANTA FE, N.M. — This Saturday, anglers can fish for free in New Mexico as the state celebrates National Boating and Fishing Week. Throughout the state, for Saturday only, anyone can fish for free in public fishing waters. However, you must respect rules and regulations, such as the limits on how much you can […]
Solomon Peña federally charged for allegedly shooting at local lawmakers’ homes
35 Views ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Federal prosecutors and law enforcement announced federal charges on Wednesday for a man they say shot at elected officials’ homes in a case that caught national attention. A grand jury indicted Solomon Peña on 11 federal counts for coordinating and helping to carry out drive-by shootings at the homes of […]
Tennessee woman found safe after New Mexico sighting
26 Views ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The nationwide search for a couple who seemed to fall off the map after being stopped here in New Mexico has been found in northern California. Nikki Alcaraz and her boyfriend, Tyler Stratton, told Torrance County Deputies they were driving out to California to start over. But that was at […]
High water levels boost businesses in Elephant Butte area
27 Views “We’re very blessed to have people start to come back to town again,” Derek Bean is the general manager of New Mexico Wake in Elephant Butte. His store is right up the hill from Elephant Butte Lake, which was packed over the holiday weekend.
Report: Nearly 50% increase in homelessness in New Mexico
35 Views SANTA FE, N.M. – Homelessness in New Mexico does not seem to be getting better. In fact, a new report to the state Legislative Finance Committee shows a 48% increase in homelessness over the past year.
Gov. Lujan Grisham revives commission to fight organized crime
28 Views SANTA FE, N.M. – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s office says they have a plan to crack down on the organized crime that is plaguing the state. The Organized Crime Commission will investigate organized crime rings, come up with programs to address this crime, and give annual reports to both the governor and the Legislature.
Santa Fe judge to resign amid DWI charges
44 Views SANTA FE, N.M. — A Santa Fe magistrate judge reportedly agreed to resign from his position as he faces charges for an alleged DWI crash in February. New Mexico’s judicial standards commission approved Judge Dev Atma Khalsa’s resignation. Now, the state Supreme Court has to approve it before the governor can appoint a replacement […]
Mike Peake will not be charged in deadly UNM shooting
42 Views ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — No charges will be filed against former New Mexico State basketball player Mike Peake, according to the Bernalillo County District Attorney’s Office. Peake was suspended indefinitely from the team in December.