Taos, NMTaos News

Officer-involved shooting on Cruz Alta

The Taos Police Department was involved in an officer-involved-shooting on Saturday, June 12, according to a statement from New Mexico State Police. A tweet from NMSP said the shooting occurred after “a vehicle and foot pursuit in the area of 373 Cruz Alta Road.”. NMSP, who are investigating the incident,...
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Albuquerque, NMKOAT 7

APD investigating homicide in southeast Albuquerque

Albuquerque police have opened a criminal investigation, after a person was found dead this afternoon near Central Ave. SE and Tramway Blvd. SE. This is a developing story, as police units have just arrived at the scene. Action 7 News will provide updates, when they become available.
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Albuquerque, NMkrwg.org

Albuquerque officer involved in 4 shootings over 6 years

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque police officer who fatally shot a man two months ago during a domestic dispute call had shot three other people in separate earlier incidents. Police Chief Harold Medina said told the Albuquerque Journal that Officer Bryce Willsey asked to be temporarily taken out of the field after the April 16 call in which the officer fatally shot Juan James Cordova. Attorney John D’Amato, a police union lawyer who is representing Willsey, said officers don’t go out looking to shoot people.
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Albuquerque, NMKOAT 7

Pedestrian killed in Saturday morning crash

Albuquerque police officers are looking into a fatal crash involving a pedestrian, Saturday morning in northwest Albuquerque. An APD spokesman says the incident occurred near the corner of Indian School Rd. NW and Rio Grande Blvd. NW. The pedestrian died at the scene. Details are limited at this time. Action 7 News will provide updates, as they become available.
Bernalillo County, NMKOAT 7

BCSO: Police presence caused temporary lockdown of Sandia Peak Tram

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office had the Sandia Peak Tram shut down Friday night for a short time due to a police incident. Restaurant customers at 10-3 at the top of the mountain waited for a ride down because there was police presence at the bottom of the tram terminal. Officials said the tram was on stand-by and they worked with law enforcement to get people safely down.
Albuquerque, NMKOAT 7

Entrepreneurs can't find space to grow cannabis

John Garcia was all for recreational marijuana being legalized. "It's about time,” he said.” I was very excited. I think New Mexico will be on the forefront of the cannabis industry going forward.”. As a minority entrepreneur, he saw it as an opportunity and used his life savings to get...
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Albuquerque Digest

Save $0.47 per gallon on gas at the cheapest station in Albuquerque

(ALBUQUERQUE, NM) Depending on where you fill up in Albuquerque, you could be saving up to $0.47 per gallon on gas. According to a survey by GasBuddy, Murphy Express at 5400 Zuni Rd Se was the cheapest station in the area, with regular listed at $2.72 per gallon at the pumps Wednesday. That was compared to Chevron at 2124 San Mateo Blvd Ne, where a gallon of regular was selling for $3.19.
Albuquerque, NMABQJournal

Woman sentenced to 14 years in Dollar Store shooting

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A judge on Friday sentenced Maiah Madrid-Schleicher to 14 years in prison in the 2019 shooting death of a woman outside a Family Dollar store on East Central. Amanda Madrid, 25, had been shopping for hamster food shortly before she was fatally shot on Feb. 27, 2019.
Rio Rancho, NMrrobserver.com

Trial begins in 2018 rape, strangling of 6-year-old girl

LOS LUNAS — Stephanie Romeo told a jury Wednesday that she came home from a long night of work in 2018 and climbed into bed beside her 6-year-old daughter without realizing the girl had been raped and strangled to death a few hours earlier. Later that morning, Romeo told jurors,...
Albuquerque, NMkrtnradio.com

In Loving Memory of Ryan Guy Middlebrook

Ryan Guy Middlebrook, age 41, passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness, on June 8, 2021, at Lovelace Medical in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Ryan was born March 15th, 1980 in Wilcox, Arizona, to Craig Middlebrook and Wendy Romero-Middlebrook. Ryan was a graduate of Valley Union High School in Elfrida, Arizona. After graduation, Ryan came to Raton to live with his Grandpa Tom Romero. Ryan then became a truck driver for 20 years at Southwest Hollow Metal.
Chaves County, NMrdrnews.com

Four new COVID-19 cases Friday in Chaves County

The New Mexico Department of Health reported 130 new cases of COVID-19 and two deaths in its daily update Friday. The new cases included four in Chaves County, 35 in Bernalillo County, 32 in San Juan County and 10 in Santa Fe County. Nineteen counties and the Otero County Processing Center each reported fewer than 10 cases.
Albuquerque, NMkunm.org

Riot at Roosevelt Park - 50 Year Anniversary

This Sunday marks the 50th anniversary of a Rebellion at Roosevelt Park. It began on June 13, 1971 after a young Chicano man was reportedly arrested for selling a joint to an undercover narcotics agent. As the situation escalated the Black Berets, a Chicano community organization, were called in. The...
Albuquerque, NMunm.edu

UNM’s College of Arts and Sciences announces Regents’ Professors

The University of New Mexico’s College of Arts and Sciences recently announced its new Regents’ Professors for the Annual Years 2022-2024. Regents’ Professor is a special title bestowed on selected full professors who, in the judgment of the dean, and on the advice of a faculty selection committee, merit recognition of their accomplishments as teachers, scholars, and leaders both in University affairs and in their national/international professional communities. In addition to the title “Regents’ Professor,” which is retained for the awardee’s career, this appointment also carries an annual stipend during the three-year term.