Video: Morning News, August 14th 2014

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ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – It eclipses both the construction and manufacturing industries in New Mexico as far as revenue. A new report shows New Mexico’s art and culture communities contribute more than a billion dollar to the state’s economy annually. The state Cultural Affairs Department commissioned the UNM study. Now the state, the city of Albuquerque and growth stimulators plan to collaborate better on how to better capitalize on New Mexico’s many assets to improve our economy and employment.

The most popular story on our website is still about the so called grim reaper at the old cemetery near Gibson and I-25. The church pastor in charge of it says he’s stumped and has no clue who or what it is and isn’t jumping to conclusions.

Two lobo football players who were suspended from the team after being charged with raping another student are now officially in the clear. The district attorney says there’s not enough evidence to press charges against lobo players SaQwan Edwards and Crusoe Gongbay. Ryan Ruff has also been exonerated. Now Gongbay and Edwards have to earn their starting spots back.

Take a look at this, amazing video of two Albuquerque Police officers and a firefighter rescuing a 16-year-old girl after she fell into an arroyo full of rushing water near Winrock Mall. She was just one of a couple people who had to be rescued. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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