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Unemployment Rate Unchanged

Unemployment Rate Unchanged

NEW MEXICO CONTINUES TO HAVE ONE OF THE HIGHEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATES IN THE NATION…ALTHOUGH JOBS ARE BEING ADDED. THE STATE DEPT OF WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS SAYS EMPLOYMENT GREW BY 20-THOUSAND JOBS LAST MONTH, AN INCREASE OF 2.4 PERCENT. GAINS CAME FROM BOTH THE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTORS. THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE, MEANWHILE, WAS UNCHANGED FROM AUGUST AT…MORE

Taos Compound Update

Taos Compound Update

ONE OF THE SUSPECTS CHARGED IN THE TAOS COMPOUND CASE IS ORDERED TO BE HOSPITALIZED BY A FEDERAL JUDGE, WHO SAYS SHE SUFFERS FROM MENTAL ILLNESS. JANY LAVEILLE, WHO’S CHARGED WITH KIDNAPPING, FIREARM AND TERRORISM-RELATED CHARGES, WILL BE HOSPITALIZED FOR UP TO FOUR MONTHS. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORTS THAT SHE’LL THEN BE REEVALUATED TO SEE…MORE

More Info on an OIS

More Info on an OIS

ALBUQUERQUE POLICE ARE RELEASING MORE INFORMATION ABOUT A FATAL OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING FROM AUGUST 22ND. 57 YEAR OLD ROGER SCHAFER WAS SHOT AND KILLED AT A BUS STOP NEAR EUBANK AND COPPER. WITNESSES SAID THEY HAD SEEN SCHAFER WAVING A GUN. OFFICERS RESPONDED AND AFTER SCHAFER MADE A MOVE TOWARD HIS WAISTBAND WHERE A GUN HAD…MORE

Another Pedestrian Fatality

Another Pedestrian Fatality

NEW MEXICO HAS MORE THAN ITS SHARE OF PEDESTRIAN FATALITIES…AND IT’S HAPPENED AGAIN…THIS TIME IN ALBUQUERQUE. VERY FEW DETAILS ARE BEING RELEASED, BUT APD SAYS A PEDESTRIAN WAS STRUCK AND KILLED BY A VEHICLE THIS MORNING NEAR I-25 AND MONTGOMERY. ACCORDING TO A 2018 REPORT FROM THE GOVERNOR’S HIGHWAY SAFETY ASSOCIATION, NEW MEXICO HAD THE…MORE

Woman Faces Murder Charge

Woman Faces Murder Charge

IN LAS VEGAS, NEW MEXICO A WOMAN FACES A SECOND DEGREE MURDER CHARGE AFTER SHE CALLED 9-1-1 THURSDAY AND SAID SHE HAD SHOT HER ABUSIVE BOYFRIEND. ACCORDING TO THE SANTA FE NEW MEXICAN, 50 YEAR OLD JENNIFER DOANE TOLD POLICE SHE AND NICKOLAS WELLS HAD BEEN DRINKING PRIOR TO THE SHOOTING. AFTER RESPONDING TO THE…MORE

Teen Safe Driving Week

Teen Safe Driving Week

IF YOU HAVE A TEEN DRIVER IN YOUR HOUSEHOLD, YOU KNOW WHAT ITS LIKE TO WORRY ABOUT HOW SAFELY THEY DRIVE. NEXT WEEK OFFERS PARENTS THE CHANCE TO REVIEW SOME IMPORTANT SAFETY REMINDERS DURING NATIONAL TEEN DRIVER SAFETY WEEK. MARISA MAEZ WITH THE N-M-D-O-T TELLS US TEENS NEED TO LEAVE THE PHONE ALONE, PREFERABLY WHERE…MORE

School Loses Accreditation

School Loses Accreditation

EIGHT RESIDENT PHYSICIANS WILL HAVE TO LEAVE UNM SCHOOL OF MEDICINE’S NEUROSURGERY RESIDENCY PROGRAM. THAT’S BECAUSE THE PROGRAM WILL LOSE ITS ACCREDITATION AS OF NEXT JUNE 30TH. THE ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL REPORTS THAT UNM IS THE ONLY NEUROSURGERY RESIDENCY PROGRAM IN THE COUNTRY TO LOSE ITS ACCREDITATION THIS YEAR. FACULTY TURNOVER IS BEING CITED AS ONE…MORE

Teacher of the Year

Teacher of the Year

PLACITAS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER MANDI TORREZ IS NEW MEXICO’S 2020 TEACHER OF THE YEAR. STATE PUBLIC EDUCATION SECRETARY-DESIGNATE RYAN STEWART SURPRISED TORREZ IN HER CLASSROOM, WHERE SHE WAS GIVEN THE AWARD BEFORE AN AUDIENCE OF STUDENTS, FAMILY, FELLOW TEACHERS, AND DISTRICT AND SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS. TORREZ HAS BEEN TEACHING FOR TEN YEARS, EIGHT OF WHICH HAVE…MORE

22 Dogs Seized

22 Dogs Seized

THE BERNALILLO COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE SAYS 22 DOGS HAVE BEEN SEIZED FROM A HOME IN SOUTHWEST ALBUQUERQUE. BCSO SAYS THE HOMEOWNER, 60 YEAR OLD MARTIN SEGURA, CLAIMED TO BE A DOG BREEDER…BUT DETECTIVES, AFTER EXECUTING A SEARCH WARRANT, COULDN’T FIND ANY RECORDS INDICATING SEGURA WAS OPERATING A LEGITIMATE DOG BREEDING BUSINESS. THE SHERIFFS OFFICE SAYS…MORE

A Winter Outlook

A Winter Outlook

THIS WINTER WILL LIKELY BE WARMER THAN NORMAL IN NEW MEXICO. THAT’S ACCORDING TO A LONG RANGE FORECAST ISSUED THURSDAY BY THE GOVERNMENT. AND KOAT TV CHIEF METEOROLOGIST JOE DIAZ SAYS WE PROBABLY WON’T SEE THE KIND OF SNOWFALL TOTALS WE HAD LAST WINTER. AND JOE SAYS THAT COULD INCREASE THE FIRE DANGER IN NEW…MORE

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