downtown ABQ planters

Downtown Action Team spruces up downtown

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Parts of downtown are looking a lot better thanks to a group of 50 volunteers armed with rakes, paintbrushes and shovel…

Mark Stannebein

Man arrested after confronting shoplifter

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – It’s a safe bet this guy didn’t expect to be in court Saturday. He’s a convenience store clerk arrested for pulling a g…

Wildfire smoke

New fires spark in New Mexico

LINCOLN NATIONAL FOREST, N.M. (KRQE) – Firefighters are attempting to extinguish two new fires located just northwest of Ruidoso. Officials …

Blowing dust health alert

Health alert issued due to blowing dust

Health Alert

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Blowing dust has prompted the Environmental Health Department to issue an air quality alert for those with respiratory …

Recreation sites reopen in Gila National Forest

US Forest Service waives recreation fees

SANTA FE (KRQE) – Saturday June 14th is Get Outdoors Day. And in an effort to encourage more people to get outdoors, the U.S. Forest Service…

ABQ motorcycle crash

1 killed in overnight motorcycle crash

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Candelaria at Virginia in northeast Albuquerque is back open Saturday morning after a fatal crash overnight. Albuquerqu…

bkg jail

Report: NM prisons need $277M in repairs

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – New Mexico’s state-run prison system has a $277 million backlog of needed infrastructure repairs, a new legislative re…

Former Lobo Chad Toppert

Toppert gets Sacramento Kings workout

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Cameron Bairstow, Alex Kirk and Kendall Williams aren’t the only former Lobos getting an NBA workout. Former Lobo Chad …

Pimp my walker

Decked-out walker donated to volunteer

MORIARTY (KRQE) – You’ve probably heard of “Pimp My Ride,” an MTV show where mechanics take cars that have seen better days and fix them up,…