Coach accused of verbal, physical abuse

Coach accused of verbal, physical abuse

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A successful high school basketball coach was mysteriously placed on paid administrative leave. He’s accused of s…

Tumbleweeds invade the Westside

Tumbleweeds invade the Westside

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Those who live on the Westside are used to wind, blowing dirt and tumbleweeds. But tumbleweeds have been piling up in t…

Dems push for education compromise

Dems push for education compromise

SANTA FE (KRQE) – Democrats are pushing for a compromise with the governor on education spending, but it may be a waste of time. The bill gi…

Board to vote on ski area's future

Board to vote on ski area’s future

LOS ALAMOS (KRQE) – Several years of drought could mean the Pajarito Mountain Ski Area will be transferred to Los Alamos County. The Los Ala…

Senate remembers famous prison riot

Senate remembers famous prison riot

SANTA FE (KRQE) – The state Senate took time Tuesday to remember the anniversary of the state’s most infamous prison riot. Thirty-four years…

Officials catch pot in Valentine card

Officials catch pot in Valentine’s card

PORTALES, N.M. (KRQE) – A Portales woman’s Valentine’s gift to her love behind bars landed her behind bars. Jassica Rodriguez, 30, was arres…

Residents upset over stop sign removal

Residents upset over stop sign removal

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A Duke City neighborhood is not happy with the city for taking away some of its stop signs. Neighbors say it’s an accid…

Officers on paid leave for abuse call

Cops suspended for lack of abuse report

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – There’s new fallout in the case of 9-year-old Omaree Varela. Police say the boy was kicked to death in December by his …

Man to sue police for fatal shooting

Man to sue police in fatal shooting

SANTA FE (KRQE) – A passenger involved in a chase and deadly police shooting says he’s going to sue the department and officers who fired. H…

MVD to get computer upgrade

MVD to get computer upgrade

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – The MVD is getting a computer update to speed up residents’ future visits. The new system will handle both driver’s lic…

Bill would ban lawmakers from being lobbyists

Bill would regulate lobbying jobs

SANTA FE (KRQE) – When lawmakers retire from the Roundhouse or get voted out, many come back months later as high-paid lobbyists. A Democrat…