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Family of man accused in Muslim murders speaks out

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Muhammad Syed came here from Afghanistan six years ago, but it didn’t take long for him to rack up a criminal record in New Mexico. Syed has been arrested for battery and domestic violence dating back to 2017. On Tuesday, his wife and daughter said he’s not responsible for the murders. “I […]
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Afghan man charged in killings of Muslims in New Mexico

The ambush killings of four Muslim men in Albuquerque, New Mexico, shook the community but inspired a flood of information, including a tip that led to the arrest of a local Muslim man originally from Afghanistan who knew the victims, authorities said.Muhammad Syed, 51, was arrested on Monday after a traffic stop more than 100 miles (160 kilometers) away from his home in Albuquerque. He was charged with killing two victims and was identified as the prime suspect in the other two slayings, authorities announced Tuesday.The Muslim community is breathing “an incredible sigh of relief,” said Ahmad Assed, president of...
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Albuquerque safe outdoor spaces closer to becoming a reality

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Safe outdoor spaces, also known as sanctioned homeless camps, are closer to becoming a reality across the city. Already a handful of applications are awaiting approval, but the clock is ticking on the measures. The empty lot on Menaul near I-40 is one of five...
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Suspect in murder of 4 Muslim men in New Mexico arrested

The suspect is accused of shooting and killing the four men within a nine-month period in Albuquerque. While there are no known links between the victims other than their religion and ethnicity at this time, tensions are still running high in Albuquerque's Muslim community, as many people assume the murders are racially or religiously motivated.
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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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Faith Not Bombs

Tuesday evening marked the 77th anniversary of the United States’ atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan. Archbishop John C. Wester commemorated the day with a Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, followed by a panel discussion with leaders from the United Church of Santa Fe, Interfaith Worker Justice, the Upaya Zen Center in Santa Fe and Cochiti Pueblo.
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