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Wanted man killed at Walgreens in Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A shooting at Walgreens on Montgomery and San Mateo between a wanted man and Deputy U.S. Marshalls and New Mexico-Southwest Investigative Task Force turned deadly. The unidentified man was an escapee on May 29, he violated his parolee by leaving and not returning to his halfway...
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Authorities searching for I-40 shooting suspect

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque Police are looking for information regarding a shooting on June 9. Officials say the shooting took place eastbound I-40 near the Rio Grande exit. According to police, the victim say they were traveling eastbound on I-40 approaching the Rio Grande exit. The victim tried to merge lanes and when doing so, someone […]
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BCSO investigating shooting involving US Marshals Service

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A member of the US Marshals Service shot and killed a suspect in northeast Albuquerque Monday afternoon. Investigators say the man brandished a gun at members of the fugitive task force. They had tracked him down after he disappeared from a halfway house a month...
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Inmate at MDC accused of stabbing another inmate pleads not guilty

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – An inmate at the Metropolitan Detention Center accused of stabbing another inmate pleaded not guilty Monday. 21-year-old Izaiah Garcia is accused of stabbing Christopher Byers more than 20 times in the neck with a shank in April. According to the criminal complaint, Byers was talking to another inmate when Garcia walked toward […]
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New details revealed about Lobo Village shooting

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Several people were detained following a UNM steps up security after second shooting at Lobo Village. According to documents from UNM Police, when they arrived at 12:30 in the morning on Sunday the 19, several cars and students were leaving Lobo Village. While searching, police found several casings, damaged vehicles, bullet holes in […]
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Albuquerque welcomes Shenandoah for 4th of July bash

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – After two years of disruption from the COVID-19 pandemic, Albuquerque is ushering in a full slate of entertainment next Monday for its annual Fourth of July Independence Day event. Headlined by Grammy-winning country music act Shenandoh, the annual Freedom 4th event is expected to host thousands of people at Balloon Fiesta Park […]
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FBI offers reward for info on 2021 attempted carjacking

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The FBI and Albuquerque Police Department are asking for help in identifying a man accused of a 2021 attempted carjacking on Albuquerque’s westside. They say around 9 p.m. June 26, 2021, two women were walking to their car at the Ventana Ranch Community Park when a man allegedly approached them, pointed a […]
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Bernalillo County Animal and Resources Center offers tips to prepare pets for the 4th of July

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Bernalillo County Animal Care and Resource Center can help get your pet microchipped before the upcoming 4th of July holiday. The upcoming holiday is a common day when many pets go missing due to the loud noise of fireworks. The huge booms are scary for dogs and cats, they often run away from the noise even if it means escaping the safety of their own homes. If your pet escapes and it’s not microchipped it can be very difficult for any shelter to help you.
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Albuquerque mayor: Pandemic erased much of progress vs crime

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller says much of the progress made against crime was erased by the COVID-19 pandemic, but believes the city’s police department has made improvements. In his first State of the City address of his second term, Keller also announced Saturday that the Albuquerque Police Department is seeking release from at least some of the federal oversight it has been under since 2015. He says police are aiming to show compliance with about a quarter of the terms inside its U.S. Department of Justice settlement agreement. Keller didn’t announce any new solutions for homelessness, but says the city is revisiting its approach to encampments.
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Ann on the run: She’s running a marathon to celebrate 60

Ann Hager stretches while out for a run. (Courtesy photo) Most people turning 60 years of age don’t even want to drive 26.2 miles that day. Meet Ann (Otero) Hager, who says she’ll run her own marathon of 26.2 miles to celebrate her 60th birthday on July 23. It’s for a good cause, and not for her self-esteem or bragging rights.
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KOAT 7 Named New Mexico Broadcasters Association's Station of the Year

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — KOAT has been honored with the prestigious Station of the Year award for outstanding achievement from the New Mexico Broadcasters Association. “KOAT is extremely honored to receive this “Station of the Year” award from the New Mexico Broadcasters Association,” said Lori Waldon, President and General Manager for KOAT. “This is a wonderful tribute to our entire station and reflects the passion, dedication and excellence of our team. We will continue to set a high bar for quality journalism and strong local television.”
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Canyon Ranch Road Bridge rehabilitation project underway

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Work has begun on a bridge over I-25 near Santa Fe. NMDOT says a construction crew will rehab the Canyon Ranch Road bridge. They’ll try to have all northbound lanes open for the morning rush and all southbound lanes for evening rush hour. There could be partial lane closures at other times, and […]
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John Dodson excited to prove himself in Bare Knuckle Boxing

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Former UFC fighter and Albuquerque native, John Dodson is looking to give Bare Knuckle Boxing a try in the near future. Dodson hasn’t fought in the UFC since 2020, but he is coming off of a victory at XMMA 4 in April of this year. He feels that his skills will translate well to the bare-knuckle game.
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