Public employees take taxpayers for a ride

Larry Barker Investigation

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – When Lacresia Rivera needed to run to the store, she did it in style. Rivera had a whole parking lot to choose from. Ty…

The Gang of Thieves: The inside story

Larry Barker Investigation

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – From the outside, it looked like any number of other run-down auto-repair shops along Albuquerque’s East Central Avenue…

Rigged interlocks DWI drivers’ free pass

Inside the Story: DWI Data

Larry Barker Investigates ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – They cut wires and bypassed sophisticated safeguards clandestinely for almost a year so that …

Hollywood blunders in N.M. production

Larry Barker Investigates CHILILI, N.M. (KRQE) – The secluded landscape of juniper and piñon near Chilili is at the heart of an astonishing …

Inside the case of the call-girl website

Larry Barker Investigates ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Dr. Chris Garcia is among New Mexico’s most respected educators in a career spanning 40 years…

Killer walks halls as execution stalled

SAN JUAN COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) – Meet 23-year-old Bobby Fry. As seen in this 1996 home video, he appears to be a low key guy and sometimes the…

State on hook for insurance-deal payouts

Larry Barker Investigates SANTA FE (KRQE) – State employee Martin Hoefler could not have foreseen the unbelievable cold-hearted tragedy that…

Tax rolls riddled with bogus farms

Larry Barker Investigates ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A palatial estate complete with a luxury home and manicured gardens and grounds in Los Rancho…

Private paving smells of public scandal

Larry Barker Investigates TUCUMCARI, N.M. (KRQE) – To the casual observer one nicely paved Tucumcari driveway is just a driveway.  But to la…

PERA Board travel questioned

Larry Barker Investigates ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Over the last four years, New Mexico taxpayers have shelled out thousands of dollars to send …

Twenty-Four Dollar Mansion Mystery

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – There’s only one word to describe what happened at 4610 Rio Grande: Unbelieveable! We found a Texas tycoon who built a …

State supressed $11 million fraud case

SANTA FE (KRQE) – A New Mexico cabinet secretary lied twice about why a fraud investigation into a luxury home builder was dropped in 2011, …