ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - BioPark visitors are excited to get back to the zoo on Thursday as its most popular exhibit is finally open again. The Penguin Chill, reptile exhibit, and the BUGarium reopened on Thursday, and BioPark officials are working to keep visitors safe. A limited number of people will be allowed in each [...]
NEW MEXICO (KRQE) - Complaints about child predators have doubled in New Mexico since the pandemic. During a committee session on human trafficking, Special Agent Anthony Maez said the attorney general's office has gotten roughly 200 tips each month now that more children have access to devices for remote learning. Maez says his office will [...]
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. But pessimism is again seeping into the talks and the two sides switched back to attacking each other [...]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - Many concerts, shows, and events have canceled in-person activities and have gone virtual instead. The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players will be hosting a one-of-a-kind virtual concert experience on Saturday, October 10, 2020, at 7 p.m. NYGASP Executive Director David Wannen discusses the virtual performance and the work that […]
LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) -A $105 million contract has been awarded to Hewlett Packard Enterprise to build a next-generation supercomputer that will be used by the federal government for its nuclear stewardship programs. The Crossroads supercomputer will be based as Los Alamos National Laboratory in northern New Mexico. Scientists at Sandia and Lawrence Livermor […]
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 [...]