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Parents Charged in School Shooting

Parents Charged in School Shooting

THE PARENTS OF JOSHUA OWEN ARE NOW CHARGED WITH CONTRIBUTING TO THE DELINQUENCY OF A MINOR. JOSHUA OWEN IS ACCUSED OF FIRING A GUN AT V. SUE CLEVELAND HIGH SCHOOL IN RIO RANCHO LAST FEBRUARY. NO ONE WAS INJURED. BUT A CRIMINAL COMPLAINT STATES HIS PARENTS, TAMERA AND DALE OWEN, HAD BEEN WARNED THAT THEIR…MORE

Funds Missing From APS Program for Homeless Students

Funds Missing From APS Program for Homeless Students

FOUR-THOUSAND DOLLARS IS MISSING FROM THE ALBUQUERQUE PUBLIC SCHOOLS TITLE ONE HOMELESS PROJECT. CHANNEL 7 NEWS REPORTS THE PROGRAM SERVES MORE THAN 3-THOUSAND APS STUDENTS EACH YEAR. THE PROJECT CAME UNDER AN INTERNAL INVESTIGATION IN MAY WHEN 16-HUNDRED DOLLARS WAS FOUND IN AN OFFICE SAFE. NO ONE KNEW WHERE THAT MONEY CAME FROM. THE INVESTIGATION…MORE

Council Votes “No” on Ranked Choice Voting

Council Votes “No” on Ranked Choice Voting

RANK CHOICE VOTING WAS NOT APPROVED BY THE ALBUQUERQUE CITY COUNCIL MONDAY NIGHT. KOB TV REPORTS THE ISSUES THAT LED TO THE NEGATIVE VOTE WERE BAD TIMING … VOTER CONFUSION WITH THE NEW VOTING SYSTEM … AND THREE COUNCILORS RUNNING FOR RE-ELECTION. THE PROPOSAL REJECTED BY THE COUNCIL MONDAY WOULD HAVE ALLOWED VOTERS TO RANK…MORE

NBC Universal Approved for Incentive Package

NBC Universal Approved for Incentive Package

IT IS A DONE DEAL. THE ALBUQUERQUE CITY COUNCIL MONDAY NIGHT VOTED IN FAVOR OF PROVIDING NBC UNIVERSAL WITH AN INCENTIVE PACKAGE FOR IT’S NEW STUDIO IN THE CITY. THE PLAN HAS ALBUQUERQUE PITCHING IN 3-MILLION DOLLARS FOR THAT STUDIO … AND THAT’S IN ADDITION TO THE 7-POINT-7 MILLION BEING FUNDED FOR IT BY THE…MORE

NM’s Teacher Shortage is Serious

NM’s Teacher Shortage is Serious

THE LEGISLATIVE FINANCE COMMITTEE IS GIVING US A CLEARER PICTURE OF THE TEACHER SHORTAGE IN NEW MEXICO. IT IS RELEASING AN ANALYSIS THAT SHOWS THE STATE WILL HAVE TO RELY ON OUT-OF-STATE TEACHERS, THOSE WITH ALTERNATIVE CERTIFICATIONS AS WELL AS LONG-TERM SUBSTITUTES IN ORDER FOR DISTRICTS TO STAY FULLY STAFFED. THE ANALYSIS ALSO SAYS NEW…MORE

Back to the Bottom For NM

Back to the Bottom For NM

NEW MEXICO IS AGAIN DEAD LAST OUT OF 50 STATES FOR CHILD WELL BEING. THE ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL REPORTS THIS IS THE THIRD TIME IN SEVEN YEARS THAT NEW MEXICO HAS FALLEN TO THE BOTTOM OF THE ANNIE E. CASEY FOUNDATION LIST IN THE KIDS COUNT DATA BOOK. JAMES JIMENEZ WITH NEW MEXICO VOICES FOR CHILDREN…MORE

APD Growing Its Officers

APD Growing Its Officers

IT APPEARS THE EFFORT TO BOOST STAFFING AT THE ALBUQUERQUE POLICE DEPARTMENT IS PAYING DIVIDENDS. APD SPOKESMAN GILBERT GALLEGOS SAYS A TOTAL OF 116 NEW OFFICERS ARE HITTING THE STREETS, SPREAD ACROSS THE CITY’S SIX AREA COMMANDS. THE NEW OFFICERS REPRESENT THE FIRST PHASE OF THE PLAN TO FULLY STAFF APD BY ADDING AROUND 100…MORE

Law Enforcement Injured; Suspect Killed in Las Cruces

Law Enforcement Injured; Suspect Killed in Las Cruces

TWO LAS CRUCES POLICE OFFICERS AND A DONA ANA COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTY ARE INJURED IN A SHOOTING IN LAS CRUCES MONDAY MORNING. THE LAS CRUCES SUN NEWS REPORTS THE SHOOTINGS TOOK PLACE AROUND 2:30 AM. ONE POLICE OFFICER WAS SHOT AND THE OTHER WAS SIMPLY INJURED WHEN A SUSPECT OPENED FIRE ON THEM. THE DONA…MORE

NBC Universal Tops Council Agenda

NBC Universal Tops Council Agenda

NBC UNIVERSAL’S INCENTIVE PACKAGE IS ON THE AGENDA AT MONDAY NIGHT’S ALBUQUERQUE CITY COUNCIL MEETING. COUNCILORS WILL VOTE ON WHETHER TO PROVIDE THE PACKAGE SO UNIVERSAL CAN BUILD A STUDIO IN ALBUQUERQUE. THE CITY WOULD CHIP IN 3 MILLION DOLLARS IN ADDITION TO THE 7-POINT-7 MILLION COMING FROM THE STATE. IF IT’S APPROVED, NBC UNIVERSAL…MORE

Council Could Amend Albuquerque’s Panhandling Ordinance

Council Could Amend Albuquerque’s Panhandling Ordinance

ALBUQUERQUE’S PANHANDLING ORDINANCE COULD GO THROUGH SOME CHANGES AT MONDAY NIGHT’S CITY COUNCIL MEETING. COUNCILOR TRUDY JONES SAYS THE ORDINANCE CANNOT BE CONSIDERED A PANHANDLING BAN … AND SAYS THE MOST IMPORTANT THING IS TO KEEP ALBUQUERQUE SAFE. HER AMENDMENTS WOULD OUTLAW THE HOMELESS FROM APPROACHING DRIVERS FROM MEDIANS, SIDEWALKS AND INTERSTATE OFF RAMPS. MEANWHILE,…MORE

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