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APD: Shooting leaves one dead, one hospitalized
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Albuquerque Police Department are investigating a shooting Wednesday night that left one person dead and another hospitalized. Police say around 10:30 p.m. officers were called to the area of 9201 Central NW to reports of a shooting. APD says officers arrived on scene and found two people with gunshot wounds. One […]
Thursday's Top Stories: Cool and mild Thursday, fatal shooting, COVID-19 order, teens arrested
Cooler temperatures are expected for most of New Mexico and a three year COVID-19 public health order is set to expire. Here's what you need to know before you head out the door. Weather. A cold front brought cooler temperatures to most of New Mexico. Winds are expected to be...
3 teenagers arrested in South Valley crime spree
SOUTH VALLEY, N.M. — A crime spree in the South Valley led to Albuquerque police arresting three teenagers, with two being under the age of 18. Most of the crimes committed Tuesday all happened within a mile radius of each other. KOAT obtained Ring camera footage of one of...
After mistrial, man pleads guilty to shooting New Mexico police officer during I-40 stop
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Following a mistrial in January, an Arizona man accused of shooting a New Mexico police officer during an I-40 traffic stop has now taken a plea deal in the 2020 case. Robert Benjamin Nelson pleaded guilty to two charges Wednesday, including attempted murder of a federal task force officer and using a gun […]
Two teens accused of kidnapping, beating 13-year-old to stay in custody
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A 13-year-old and 14-year-old will remain in custody while facing numerous charges tied to an attack on another teenager in Albuquerque. That’s according to the Bernalillo County District Attorney’s Office, which also says there’s now a warrant for a third juvenile suspect in the case. The two teens are accused of beating […]
2 teenagers charged following assault at park
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Two teenagers aged 13 and 14 have been charged with kidnapping and battery charges connected to the assault of a 13-year-old girl at an Albuquerque park. The teenagers appeared in court Tuesday afternoon, where the court ruled they will be held in custody as their cases move through the judicial process.
Man who shot, killed another driver takes plea deal
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The man charged with killing another driver after a crash has taken a plea deal. Then-22-year-old Ruben Sanchez was charged with an open count of murder and shooting at a motor vehicle following an incident in April 2021. According to investigators, 35-year-old Miguel Gonzales-Muñoz allegedly backed into Sanchez’s car near Bridge Boulevard […]
Albuquerque residents concerned over gas station wanting to sell alcohol
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A gas station wants to get approval to sell alcohol, but residents are worried. The Maverick gas station near Juan Tabo and Copper, just north of I-40, is asking the city to approve their application. They submitted a special exception request to the city; they’re asking to get a conditional use to allow for […]
I-40 reopened after multiple accidents close the interstate east of Albuquerque
Westbound lanes of Interstate 40 have been reopened near Clines Corners due to multiple crashes on the highway east of Albuquerque. State Police say there are three crashes near mile marker 203 with one of them involving a commercial motor vehicle. According to the New Mexico Department of Transportation, one...
Rescue crews find lost skier in the Sandia Mountains
NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Albuquerque Mountain Rescue and Cibola Search and Rescue partnered to rescue a skier who was lost in the Sandia Mountains. They say they were able to track, find and get the lost skier to warmth. Albuquerque Mountain Rescue also says they found several vehicles that were stranded in about two feet of […]
Three teens arrested for carjacking rampage
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Albuquerque Police Department has arrested three teens in connection to multiple carjackings. The carjackings occurred on Monday, Mar. 20, in southwest Albuquerque. APD arrested 18-year-old Malachi Crockett, 17-year-old Marc Griego, and 17-year-old Jesus Alvidrez-Luna. Police received the first carjacking report at 5:32 p.m. near 86th Street and Tower Road. According to […]
Teenager charged in Albuquerque senior death faces robbery charges
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Albuquerque Police Department is charging a 16-year-old for an armed robbery a month before the house party shooting death of 18-year-old Albuquerque Academy senior Jada Gonzales. The new charges stem from a robbery attempt in November of last year. A female reported an armed robbery...
Dozens of northwest ABQ neighbors fighting off large signage along Coors
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The 26-acre empty lot at the corner of Coors Boulevard and St. Joseph’s Drive has sat vacant for decades. “As far as I know it’s been empty the entire 30 years that we have lived here,” Jane Baechle, a member of the Santa Fe Village Neighborhood Association, says. Baechle says there have […]
KRQE Newsfeed: Shooting investigation, Controversial email, Windy with showers, Awaiting approval, Veteran painter
Thursday’s Top Stories Thursday’s Five Facts  APD: Shooting leaves one dead, one hospitalized – The Albuquerque Police Department are investigating a shooting Wednesday night that left one person dead and another hospitalized. Police say around 10:30 p.m. officers were called to the area of 9201 Central NW to reports of a shooting. APD says […]
APD to make changes after record number of officer shooting cases in 2022
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Albuquerque Police Department says it will make several changes related to the use of force after a recent review of all of last year’s police shooting cases. APD charted 18 shootings in 2022, more in a single year than the department has ever recorded. The department outlined seven topics where officers […]
300 projects worth roughly $170 million coming to Albuquerque through Capital Outlay Bill
"This will give us a jumpstart, if you will, to really take a giant leap forward on some of the safety issues we've been trying to address."
APD's mean tweets are back
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The mean tweets from the Albuquerque Police Department’s public information officer account are back. And this time, it appears it poked fun at a former chief's rumored dementia and crime in an affluent part of the city. Last month, a Target 7 investigation revealed that...
Albuquerque sewer line work has drivers making their own detours
“It is an inconvenience, and we don't know how long it's going to last."
Albuquerque Community Safety graduates new responders
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – On Wednesday evening, Mar. 22, Albuquerque Community Safety (ACS) held a graduation ceremony for eight responders who recently graduated from the ACS Academy. Through the academy, responders go through four weeks of in-class training, followed by four weeks of on-the-job training. With the new graduating class, the number of ACS responders and […]
City leaders aim to crack down on speeding
The city of Albuquerque wants to crack down on speeders. A new ordinance would target speeders with outstanding tickets through the Automated Speed Enforcement program. Some residents believe it might only work as a band-aid. “Like I said it's like a short-term resolution for a long-term problem,” resident Craig Cole...
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