Albuquerque saw a record-high 82 homicides in 2019 and so far KOB is reporting there have been eight homicides in 2020. That’s the same number of homicides as in January 2019. Mayor Tim Keller said he is trying to decrease the number of crimes including homicides by increasing APD’s manpower.
In March of 2019, city police were dispatched to the report of a behavior issue in progress on the part of a patient at a medical clinic. When the officer arrived, he learned that 56-year-old patient, Mathew Roger Smith, was aggressive and combative with medical staff and using vulgar language
The Albquerque Journal is reporting Spaceport America is ready to become a major revenue source in southern New Mexico. An anticipated $1 billion in accumulated economic benefits for the state by fiscal year 2024, according to a new report unveiled at the State Capital. The study, prepared under contract with
23 year old Jay Daniel Andras, has been charged with first-degree felony counts of kidnapping and criminal sexual penetration. He’s also charged with a second-degree felony count of armed robbery. Police say on Tuesday, a 24-year-old woman was working at a business was abducted by a knife wielding Andras who
What started as a pursuit involving deputies ended in a violent rollover crash in southwest Albuquerque that killed two people and injured two others. The Albquerque Journal is reporting a Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office spokesman, said no deputies were injured in the incident. The event started when a BCSO deputy
A morning fire destroyed an Adobe home in La Union yesterday, despite the efforts of two-dozen firefighters fighting the fire. KVIA is reporting a firefighter from Sunland Park was injured battling the blaze, he was believed to have suffered from exhaustion and was taken to a hospital for evaluation. Volunteer
An out of control big rig, crashed off Interstate 10 landing under the Avenida de Mesilla overpass. in Las Cruces on Tuesday, with the entire incident being captured on a nearby hotel’s surveillance camera. KVIA TV is reporting state dept. of Transportation officials said the underpass at Avenida de Mesilla