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Suspect arrested in murders of Albuquerque Muslim men

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque Police have arrested a suspect in the investigation tied to the murder of four Muslim men. Police say 51-year-old Muhammad Syed was taken into custody last night near Santa Rosa, roughly 118 miles east of Albuquerque. According to APD, Syed is currently being charged two of the four homicides under investigation. Those […]
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FBI Raids Mar-a-Lago & Search for a Killer: What You Need2Know

Get the Need2Know newsletter in your inbox every morning! Sign up here!Here are the headlines you Need2Know for Tuesday, August 9, 2022:1. FBI RAIDS MAR-A-LAGOFormer President Donald Trump said the Florida club that he calls home was "under siege, raided and occupied" Monday. Agents were reportedly involved in the investigation into allegations that Trump improperly held onto classified documents. The extraordinary move to search the home of a former president represents a big escalation in the tension between the current and former administrations.2. ALBUQUERQUE KILLER SEARCHFour Muslim men have been killed in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and police have released photos of a car that may...

Everything we know about ‘serial killings’ of Muslim men in New Mexico as suspect arrested

An investigation into the killings of four Muslim men in Albuquerque, New Mexico, has progressed with the arrest of a “primary suspect”. Police announced the arrest on Tuesday, saying it was connected to the “recent murder of a Muslim man” and the suspect was tracked down via the vehicle they were driving. The development came two days after authorities released a photo of a vehicle of interest in the probe encompassing the murders of four men: Aftab Hussein, Muhammad Afzaal Hussain, Naeem Hussain and Mohammad Ahmadi. Three of the four deaths happened in quick succession, leading investigators to argue...

Pedestrian dead in crash just east of Central and Coors

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Officers with the Albuquerque Police Department responded to vehicle verses pedestrian crash in the area of Central Ave. and 59th St. around 3 a.m. Tuesday morning. APD says when officers arrived they found one person who had died from their injuries. Police say the driver who struck the pedestrian fled the scene. […]

Police investigating hit-and-run fatal pedestrian crash in Albuquerque

A male pedestrian died after being struck by a vehicle in the westbound lanes of Central early this morning, Albuquerque police say. “After he was struck, the vehicle fled the scene,” Albuquerque Police Department Spokeswoman Rebecca Atkins said in an email. Atkins said it is unclear whether the pedestrian...

Homicide could be connected to other Muslim shootings

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Albuquerque Police Department announced they would be holding a press conference regarding the recent murders of three Muslim men in Albuquerque. And now, a fourth Muslim man has been killed following a shooting Friday night. Police say this deadly shooting is extremely similar to...

Muslim Candidate for New Mexico State House Cancels All Public Appearances After Albuquerque Killings

A Republican running for a seat in the New Mexico House of Representatives has canceled all public appearances after a string of shootings targeting Muslims in Albuquerque. Khalid Emshadi, 44, has taken the precautionary measure in the wake of four Muslim men being killed in the city since November, including three fatal shootings over the course of just 11 days this summer. “I’m a target right now, I feel, because I’m running for office,” Emshadi said. He now says he constantly checks his surroundings and carries a handgun when he leaves his home. “I have to protect myself, my kids, my community,” he added. Local law enforcement are hunting a Volkswagen with tinted windows that is believed to be connected to the incidents.Read it at Albuquerque Journal

FBI looking for ‘bundled-up bandit’ accused of robbing a bank

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The FBI and Albuquerque police are asking for assistance identifying a man they are calling, “the bundled-up bandit.” Officials say he robbed the Western Commerce Bank at 1910 Wyoming Blvd. Monday morning. Officials say around 9:15 a.m. Monday morning he entered the bank and demanded money from a teller. He received an undisclosed […]