Category Archives: 770 News

Union Wants Study on APD Officer Personnel

Union Wants Study on APD Officer Personnel

THE LAST TIME A STUDY WAS DONE TO FIND OUT HOW MANY OFFICERS ARE NEEDED TO FULLY STAFF THE ALBUQUERQUE POLICE DEPARTMENT WAS IN 2015. NOW, THE POLICE OFFICERS’ UNION IS TELLING A FEDERAL JUDGE ANOTHER STUDY NEEDS TO BE DONE. THE 2015 STUDY WAS A FEDERAL STUDY THAT FOUND POLICE WERE USING TOO MUCH…MORE

Another Officer-Involved Shooting

Another Officer-Involved Shooting

ANOTHER OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING FOR ALBUQUERQUE POLICE TO INVESTIGATE. THIS ONE OCCURRED THURSDAY AFTERNOON NEAR THE WALMART STORE AT EUBANK AND I-40. THAT’S WHERE A MAN WAVING A GUN AT SHOPPERS AND GOT INTO A GUN FIGHT WITH ONE OF THE OFFICERS RESPONDING. ONE WITNESS TOLD KOB TV THE MAN APPEARED TO AGGRESSIVELY REACH FOR SOMETHING…MORE

Booker in Albuquerque Monday

Booker in Albuquerque Monday

ALBUQUERQUE IS ON CORY BOOKER’S AGENDA FOR NEXT WEEK. THE DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFUL IS HOLDING A FUND-RAISER ON MONDAY AT MARBLE BREWING STARTING AT 5PM. THE ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL REPORTS THE TICKETS COST ANYWHERE FROM 25 TO 500 DOLLARS. BOOKER’S STOP IN THE DUKE CITY IS PART OF A WESTERN SWING FOR THE NEW JERSEY SENATOR.MORE

Searching for an Arsonist

Searching for an Arsonist

SOMEONE HAS BEEN SETTING FIRES IN NASCHITTI, NEW MEXICO, ON THE NAVAJO NATION…AND NOW LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES ARE ASKING FOR THE PUBLIC’S HELP IN FINDING THOSE RESPONSIBLE. THE FBI SAYS THE FIRES OCCURRED FROM AUGUST 19TH THROUGH THE 21ST…DAMAGING A CHURCH, A CONVENIENCE STORE AND THREE VACANT HOMES. A NUMBER OF AGENCIES ARE INVESTIGATING. ANYONE…MORE

Bloom Algae at Cochiti Lake

Bloom Algae at Cochiti Lake

FIRST IT WAS ABIQUIU LAKE. NOW COCHITI LAKE HAS ALGAE BLOOM IN THE WATER. ALGAE BLOOM CAUSES PROBLEMS FOR BOTH HUMANS AND ANIMALS, SO THE LAKE IS CLOSED FOR THE SECOND TIME THIS MONTH WITH JUST THE SWIMMING BEACH CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC. THE ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS SAYS THE OTHER RECREATION AREAS ARE OPEN.…MORE

New Limits for Medical Cannabis

New Limits for Medical Cannabis

THERE ARE NEW LIMITS ON THE NUMBER OF MEDICAL CANNABIS PLANTS NEW MEXICO’S LICENSED PROVIDERS CAN HAVE, BUT PRODUCERS OF THE PLANTS OBJECT TO THE NEW RULES. THE AMOUNT OF PLANTS THEY CAN HAVE IS LOWER THAN THE CURRENT LIMIT BUT HIGHER THAN WHAT IT’S BEEN IN PREVIOUS YEARS. STATE HEALTH SECRETARY KATHY KUNKEL ADOPTED…MORE

Councilor Plans Tunnel Cleanup

Councilor Plans Tunnel Cleanup

THE CENTRAL AVENUE TUNNEL UNDER THE TRAIN TRACKS IS MEANT TO CONNECT US FROM THE EDO DISTRICT TO DOWNTOWN ALBUQUERQUE, BUT WALKING THROUGH THE TUNNEL IS NOT SOMETHING RESIDENTS CHOOSE TO DO VERY OFTEN. CITY COUNCILOR ISAAC BENTON SAYS GOING THROUGH THE TUNNELS MEANS NOT KNOWING WHO YOU’LL MEET ALONG THE WAY … IT’S NOISY…MORE

New Limits on Traps and Snares

New Limits on Traps and Snares

THE NEW MEXICO GAME AND FISH DEPARTMENT IS PROPOSING NEW RESTRICTIONS ON WILDLIFE FOOT TRAPS AND WIRE SNARES. UNDER THE PLAN, THE TRAPS WOULD BE PROHIBITED ON PUBLIC LANDS ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF ALBUQUERQUE, SANTA FE, LAS CRUCES AND TAOS. THERE WOULD ALSO BE A HALF-MILE NO-TRAPPING BUFFER AT CERTAIN HIKING TRAILHEADS. AND THE NEW…MORE

Record Year for Filming in NM

Record Year for Filming in NM

A RECORD YEAR FOR NEW MEXICO’S FILM INDUSTRY SPENDING. THE ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL REPORTS MORE THAN 525-MILLION DOLLARS WENT INTO THE STATE ECONOMY FROM JULY 1ST 2018 TO JUNE 30TH THIS YEAR. IT WAS 234-MILLION DOLLARS THE PREVIOUS FISCAL YEAR … AND 505-MILLION DOLLARS IN 2017, A RECORD HIGH AT THE TIME. STATE OFFICIALS TELL THE…MORE

Six Outdoor Pools Stay Open Longer

Six Outdoor Pools Stay Open Longer

THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE IS KEEPING SIX OF ITS OUTDOOR POOLS OPEN LONGER THIS YEAR. THAT’S GOOD NEWS AS WE’RE EXPECTING VERY HOT TEMPERATURES THIS WEEKEND. IT COULD HIT 100 DEGREES ON SUNDAY. JOSH HERBERT IS THE AQUATICS DIVISION MANAGER FOR THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE. HE SAYS THEY CHOSE THE POOLS THAT ARE STAYING OPEN…MORE

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