$10 not in lawmaker’s minimum wage bill

Proposal would increase NM minimum pay annually Sen. Richard Martinez, D-Española, has fired the first shots in New Mexico’s 2014 minimum wa…

Halfway house embezzler heads to prison

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – The former executive of an Albuquerque halfway house who embezzled more than $200,000 has been sentenced to two years i…

Names released of airmen killed in crash

HOLLOMAN AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. (KRQE) – The identities of three Holloman Air Force Base airmen killed in a rollover accident have been releas…

Councilors vote down Belen crematory

BELEN, N.M. (KRQE) – It looks like a proposed crematorium in the center of a New Mexico town isn’t going to happen. For the second time in l…

SWAT team catches burglar using K-9

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – According to APD, SWAT officers were searching for a burglary suspect near the intersection of 94th Street and Volcano …

Testimony begins in Ronald Santiago trial

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Testimony started Thursday morning in the trial of Ronald Santiago, the former Countrywide Mortgage loan processor accu…

Police investigate fatal shooting

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A shooting investigation in northwest Albuquerque has now turned into a death investigation. Sheriff’s deputies say the…

NM confirms 3 more flu deaths

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Three more people have died from the flu in New Mexico. The Department of Health says two of them were in Bernalillo Co…

Coyote hunt planned in Las Cruces

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Another coyote hunting contest is causing controversy in the Las Cruces area. The hunt is scheduled for the weekend of …

Merit pay for NM teachers up for debate

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – It is three days into the 2014 legislative session and Governor Susana Martinez is proposing several ideas on how New M…

Video: Morning News Jan. 23, 2014

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Governor Susan Martinez says she wants to give teachers merit based pay and hold back third graders who aren’t reading …

Vandal seen in surveillance cam slip-up

Man tries repeatedly to break surveillance camera A vandal’s attempt at breaking a surveillance camera turned into a comedy of errors, all c…

New Mexico antelope move to Arizona

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Video shows New Mexico pronghorn antelope moving to their new home in Arizona. The pronghorn herd was given to Arizona …

Candy Lady loses 30-year-old location

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – The Candy Lady will soon be on the move in Old Town. A judge made the ruling and had a comment for the maker of the “Br…