The combination of higher inflation, supply-chain constraints and the fast-spreading Omicron variant has caused economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal to trim their forecast for growth to 3.3% for the year.
SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – The 2022 New Mexico Legislative Session begins Tuesday, January 18, 2022, at noon. Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham will deliver a virtual State of the State address after the session begins. KRQE News 13 will stream the address live on this page. Legislature Related Coverage Breaking down the 2022 New Mexico legislative [...]
SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – The legislative session is now officially underway. While the budget will dominate the 30-day session, crime will also take center stage. Typically, both chambers meet in the House, but COVID cases are out of control so they're staying in their own chambers. The governor is also staying in her office ahead [...]
NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The omicron variant continues to deliver record-setting numbers of new COVID-19 cases in New Mexico. But while case totals remain high, omicron has also ushered in a far different phase of the virus. New Mexico News Podcast New Mexico News Podcast: The long wait for justice in Victoria Martens’ case New Mexico [...]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Starting on Wednesday, Jan. 19, all Albuquerque Public Schools will implement enhanced COVID-safe measures. Practices include requiring properly fitted masks both indoors and outdoors. They also prohibit large gatherings including assemblies and spectators will no longer be allowed at APS sporting events from Jan. 19 to Feb. 2. APS […]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A victim located by crews following a fire at a commercial building in southwest Albuquerque has been identified. Albuquerque Fire Rescue reports that around 1 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 17, crews were dispatched to a commercial building on Central Ave. near Tingley Dr. The department states that crews at the scene encountered [...]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A man was arrested Monday morning for allegedly trying to break into a city building. Police say the alarm went off at the Family and Community Services building on 5th Street and Mountain Road. When officers got there, they found damage to the door and windows. Authorities also found a car with [...]
BELEN, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico is going to benefit from the federal infrastructure package passed by Congress. Senator Martin Heinrich was in Belen on Tuesday to talk about where some of that money is going. Heinrich chose to visit the Belen Municipal Airport that's receiving $159,000 from the bill this year and similar amounts in [...]
NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The next storm will move into New Mexico today, bringing gusty winds, warmer temperatures, and the chance for light rain and snow showers. The wind will be gustiest across eastern NM, where wind advisories will be in effect from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and westerly wind gusts will reach 40-55 mph. [...]
The head of emergencies at the World Health Organization said Tuesday that the worst of the coronavirus pandemic — deaths, hospitalizations and lockdowns — could be over this year if huge inequities in vaccinations and medicines are addressed quickly.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A group of citizen scientists and professional scientist collaborators have discovered a gaseous planet similar to the size of Jupiter. The discovery was uncovered by Tom Jacobs, a citizen scientist from Bellevue, Washington that goes through NASA telescope data who then notified two scientists, Paul Dalba, an astronomer at the Uni […]
HOBBS, N.M. (KRQE) – The City of Hobbs reports that Hobbs Municipal Court will be temporarily closed to the public as of Tuesday, Jan. 18. due to staff shortages caused by COVID-19 exposures. According to a news release from the City, available staff will continue to work cases and arrange with law enforcement regarding charges. There [...]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – There are many people who make New Year's resolutions to get more exercise and get healthy but it can be difficult to stay on track past January. Chief Medical Officer for Medicaid, Dr. Diana Weber from Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico to discuss how we can achieve exercise, health, and [...]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The National Museum of Nuclear History offers a variety of different camps and programs for both children and adults to come to learn the story of the Atomic Age from early research of nuclear development to today's peaceful uses of nuclear technology. Museum Educator David Gibson discusses their upcoming camps and also [...] […]