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Christmas Day Violence

Christmas Day Violence

IT WAS A VIOLENT CHRISTMAS DAY IN ALBUQUERQUE WHERE THERE WERE TWO SHOOTINGS…ONE OF THEM FATAL. POLICE SAY A WOMAN WAS FOUND SHOT, LYING IN A PARKING LOT NEAR SAN MATEO AND KATHRYN AROUND 4:30 IN THE MORNING. SHE WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL AND WAS LAST REPORTED IN CRITICAL CONDITION. THEN JUST AFTER 9…MORE

Las Vegas Mayor Charged

Las Vegas Mayor Charged

THE MAYOR OF LAS VEGAS, NEW MEXICO HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH SIX FELONY COUNTS OF BRIBERY AND ABUSE OF POWER. THE NEW MEXICO ATTORNEY GENERALS OFFICE ALLEGES THAT TONITA GURULE-GIRON STEERED CONTRACTS TO A CONSTRUCTION COMPANY OWNED BY A MAN SAID TO BE THE MAYOR’S BOYFRIEND. GURULE-GIRON IS SCHEDULED TO BE ARRAIGNED ON JANUARY SIXTH.…MORE

Gas Price Update

Gas Price Update

MORE THAN 100 MILLION AMERICANS ARE TAKING TO THE ROADWAYS TO TRAVEL FOR THE HOLIDAYS, BUT THAT HAS NOT HAD A LARGE IMPACT ON GAS PRICES. TRIPLE-A NEW MEXICO SAYS THE STATEWIDE GAS PRICE AVERAGE IN NEW MEXICO IS 2-43 A GALLON OF REGULAR UNLEADED. THAT PRICE IS THREE CENTS LESS THAN IT WAS LAST…MORE

Census Count Coming

Census Count Coming

AS THE SUN PREPARES TO SET ON 2019, ONE THING IS CERTAIN ABOUT NEXT YEAR…THE CENSUS IS COUNTING YOU, AND COUNTING “ON” YOU. BETH VELASQUEZ IS WITH A-A-R-P. SHE SAYS THE CENSUS EFFORT MEANS HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE WILL BE HIRED TO HELP THE CENSUS EFFORT ACROSS AMERICA. VELASQUEZ SAYS AN ACCURATE COUNT IS…MORE

Tree Recycling Time of the Year

Tree Recycling Time of the Year

IT’S TIME AGAIN TO THINK WHAT YOU ARE GOING TO DO WITH YOUR REAL CHRISTMAS TREE WHEN THE HOLIDAYS ARE OVER. THE ALBUQUERQUE SOLID WASTE DEPARTMENT SUGGESTS YOU RECYCLE IT. BEGINNING MONDAY, DECEMBER 30TH SOLID WASTE, PARKS AND RECREATION AND P-N-M WILL RECYCLE YOUR TREE FOR FREE. YOU CAN DROP IT OFF AT THREE LOCATIONS…MORE

Salaries for Public School Employees

Salaries for Public School Employees

FOLLOWING A RECENT ROUND OF SALARY HIKES FOR NEW MEXICO TEACHERS, GOVERNOR MICHELLE LUJAN GRISHAM SAYS SHE WANTS TO SEE SUSTAINED PAY RAISES FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEES. THE GOVERNOR AND THREE CABINET SECRETARIES HELD A TOWN-HALL STYLE MEETING LAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT IN ALBUQUERQUE TO ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT PUBLIC EDUCATION IN THE STATE. THE GOVERNOR SAYS…MORE

New Coach’s Salary

New Coach’s Salary

UNM’S NEW FOOTBALL COACH WILL MAKE A LOT OF MONEY…BUT NOT AS MUCH AS BOB DAVIE. KOAT TV REPORTS THAT THE FIVE YEAR CONTRACT FOR DANNY GONZALES INCLUDES AN ANNUAL BASE SALARY OF 400-THOUSAND DOLLARS. DAVIE, HIS PREDECESSOR, MADE 422-THOUSAND DOLLARS. UNM ATHLETIC DIRECTOR EDDIE NUNEZ SAYS, WHEN YOU TOSS IN SUPPLEMENTAL COMPENSATION, GONZALES WILL…MORE

Scam Squad Activated

Scam Squad Activated

THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE’S “CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION INITIATIVE”, OR “C-F-P-I,” HAS STARTED A MULTI-AGENCY EFFORT TO HELP RESIDENTS AVOID SCAMS. THE “SCAM SQUAD” WILL WORK TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC ON WHAT SCAMS ARE OUT THERE AND HOW TO AVOID BECOMING A VICTIM. THE CITY SAYS THE MOST POPULAR SCAMS ARE KNOWN AS “IMPOSTER SCAMS” WHERE…MORE

Hundreds Protest Trump Presidency

Hundreds Protest Trump Presidency

HUNDREDS OF NEW MEXICANS ARE NOW AMONG THE U-S CITIZENS PROTESTING DONALD TRUMP’S PRESIDENCY. AND THEY’RE DEMANDING TRUMP END HIS PRESIDENCY. ALBUQUERQUE IS ONE OF MORE THAN 500 CITIES IN THE U-S WHERE THESE PROTESTS HAVE BEEN HELD. HERE IN ALBUQUERQUE, THEY GATHERED AT CENTRAL AND GIRARD TUESDAY NIGHT. NATIONAL ORGANIZERS SAY IT’S A “NOBODY…MORE

Porch Pirates in NM

Porch Pirates in NM

DUE TO OUR HIGH CRIME RATE, NEW MEXICO IS THE SECOND MOST AT-RISK STATE FOR PACKAGE THEFT IN THE COUNTRY. AND THAT’S EVEN MORE OF A CONCERN DURING CHRISTMAS, A TIME OF RECORD ON-LINE SHOPPING. THE REPORT WAS COMPILED BY SECURITY.ORG…BASED ON FBI NUMBERS THAT SHOW NEW MEXICO RANKS NUMBER TWO FOR LARCENY THEFTS PER…MORE

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