Category Archives: KKOB Local News

APD arrests man who fired at officers

APD arrests man who fired at officers

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — The Albuquerque Police Department has arrested Christian Wood, 26, who fired at APD officers after stealing and attempting to dismantle a city-owned bait vehicle.  On January 21, 2023 Wood stole an APD bait-car in the area of Gibson and Yale. Wood is known to Auto Theft Detectives as a repeat auto…MORE

Help the FBI find the Orange Raincoat Raider

Help the FBI find the Orange Raincoat Raider

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — The FBI and Albuquerque Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the Orange Raincoat Raider, who attempted to rob Bank of America, 2011 Juan Tabo Blvd. NE, at approximately 3:03 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023. Suspect’s Description: Sex: Female Race: Hispanic Height: Approximately 5’4″ Hair: Salt and pepper…MORE

Have you seen the Sports Sweatshirt Swindler?

Have you seen the Sports Sweatshirt Swindler?

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — The FBI and Albuquerque Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the Sports Sweatshirt Swindler, who robbed Wells Fargo, 1406 Bridge Blvd SW, at approximately 3:57 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023. Suspect’s description: Sex:  Male Race: White Height: Approximately 5’9″ Age: 50s Build: Thin Clothing: Dark hat, sunglasses,…MORE

Dangerous roads

Dangerous roads

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — A new report from the Department of Transportation reveals that the roads in Bernalillo County are more than eight times more deadly than the national average. Local statistics validating that report. From 2016 to 2020, there have been five deadly crashes just at the Central and Wyoming intersection. The three-mile stretch…MORE

Martin Osoria arrested

Martin Osoria arrested

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — Thirty-three year old Martin Osoria’s charged with the murder of Felipe Vigil on Central Street, January 1st. APD’s Shot Spotter system detected gunshots 15 seconds after surveillance shows Osoria running after Vigil. An autopsy revealed Vigil was hit four times, and two of the wounds were at an angle consistent with…MORE

Federal water money for Native American tribes

Federal water money for Native American tribes

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — The Biden administration announced Thursday fifteen Native American tribes get a total of $580 million in federal money this year for water rights settlements. The AP reporting that the Navajo Nation will receive $137 million for an ongoing project to bring drinking water to members in northwestern New Mexico and the…MORE

Governor supports bill to benefit special ed. students

Governor supports bill to benefit special ed. students

Santa Fe, N.M. (KKOB) — Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced the introduction of legislation designed to improve special education in schools across the state Thursday. Sponsored by Representative Liz Thomson, House Bill 285 will create the Office of Special Education, attached to the PED with a director to be appointed by the governor. The office…MORE

UNM study shows most polluted communities

UNM study shows most polluted communities

Albuquerque, N.M. (KKOB) — A new report from The University of New Mexico examines which communities in the state are most impacted by pollution. The report found that facilities, such as power plants and gas processing plants, contribute approximately one-quarter of the state’s greenhouse gas emissions. It says many communities most impacted are lower-income and have high…MORE

Grant from local bank to benefit National Hispanic Cultural Center

Grant from local bank to benefit National Hispanic Cultural Center

Albuquerque, N.M. (KKOB) — A $2,500 award from the Bank of Albuquerque will help the National Hispanic Cultural Center connect with its local neighborhood this spring. The funding will support early childhood programs and the NHCC’s Día de Familia y Comunidad: Fiesta de Barelas. Visit the Center on Wednesday, March 22nd from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00…MORE

BernCo gets grant from the Federal Highway Administration

BernCo gets grant from the Federal Highway Administration

Bernalillo County, NM (KKOB) — U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced on Wednesday a historic $800 million in grant awards for 510 projects through the new Safe Streets and Roads for All Grant Program and Bernalillo County is one of the recipients. Bernalillo County has been awarded a $6.3 million grant by the Federal Highway…MORE

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