ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - The deputy chief at the Bernalillo County jail will soon be out. Deputy Chief Aaron Vigil is retiring. This comes after an investigation found he referred to an inmate using a racial slur. A spokewoman for the Metropolitan Detention Center says Vigil used the "N" word in a group text message. [...]
SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham and New Mexico officials will host a news conference at 3 p.m. on Thursday, October 1 to provide an update on the state's COVID-19 response. They are also expected to talk about the ongoing school re-entry process. KRQE News 13 will live stream the conference on [...]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is backing a $400 per week pandemic jobless benefit and is dangling the possibility of a COVID-19 relief bill of $1.6 trillion as last-ditch, pre-election negotiations hit a critical phase Thursday. The offer by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on unemployment is higher than many Republicans would like in any [...]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The coronavirus pandemic has certainly changed the way people celebrate holidays. The next one on the calendar is Halloween and one local haunted house said it's ready to give people a scare while staying safe. "You're definitely going to have a good scare," said NM Slaughterhouse Attraction's operator, Dan […]
NEW MEXICO (KRQE) - New Mexico State Police are investigating a crash involving two vehicles that took place around 11:20 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 30. Police say the crash happened on New Mexico Highway 14 near milepost 19 south of Madrid. NMSP report that an initial investigation indicates that a 2009 Dodge pickup was traveling [...]
California will develop a detailed plan for reparations under a new law signed on Wednesday by Gov. Gavin Newsom, making it the first state to mandate a study of how it can make amends for its role in the oppression of Black people.
As ski resorts try to regain their footing after being knocked down by the coronavirus pandemic last season, another obstacle is looming heading into the winter. President Donald Trump signed an executive order in June temporarily barring foreign worker visas, including J-1 visas often issued to students who come to North America to work at resorts.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - PNM has announced that it will set aside $2 million for new COVID-19 Customer Relief Programs to assist residential and small business customers to pay past-due electric bills. PNM states the funds will come from shareholders. These programs are designed to provide assistance to both residential and small business customers who [.. […]
NATIONAL (CBS NEWSPATH) - Patients recovering from COVID-19 are now grappling with the aftermath. For some, the shock to the system causes hair to fall out in handfuls. The shedding is temporary but can continue for months. At the Cleveland Clinic, dermatologist Shilpi Khetarpal has been seeing 20 to 25 patients a month with significant [...]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - Cancer Services of New Mexico addresses the gaps in cancer-related services in the state by providing access to services and support for cancer patients and their families. This year, their annual Family Cancer Retreat is going to look a little different. Retreat Director MJ Rodriguez discusses the details of the upcoming [...]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - Albuquerque Public Schools has announced that a science teacher at Rio Grande High School has been selected for the Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms Program. Jean Marie Baca was the only New Mexican out of the 71 U.S. citizens selected this year to travel abroad through the program. The Fulbright Teachers [...]