Category Archives: KKOB Local News

Transit Advisory Board, volunteers cleanup ART stations

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) –More than a dozen volunteers gathered Saturday morning to clean ART Stations along Central Avenue. It is all part of a community outreach initiative between the Transit Advisory Board (TAB), the Transit Department, Adopt-A-Stop program and community volunteers. “We wanted to come up with a creative way to work collaboratively with our…MORE

STATE DISBURSES OVER $63 MILLION TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS

Santa Fe, NM (KKOB) –The Department of Finance and Administration (DFA) announces that $63 million of the American Rescue Plan Act Funding (ARPA) has been distributed to eligible local entities. “DFA is pleased to be the conduit working with the U.S. Treasury to get this money out to local governments,” said Debbie Romero, DFA Cabinet…MORE

APD Investigating Fatal Hit and Run

(PRESS RELEASE) Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) –APD’s Traffic Unit responded overnight to a fatal crash at 9000 Trumbull Ave., S.E. Officers arrived at the scene at 1:20 a.m. and were advised the crash was a hit and run, vehicle verses pedestrian. Witnesses on scene advised the offender vehicle was possibly a white in color Chevy Impala.…MORE

Update: OIS involving NMSP in Santa Fe

Santa Fe, NM (KKOB) –July 4, 2021, the New Mexico State Police Investigations Bureau was notified of an officer involved shooting in Santa Fe, NM involving the New Mexico State Police (NMSP).  All officers were uninjured, and the suspect had been transported to a local area hospital for non-life-threatening injuries. Investigators learned that on July…MORE

Mayor Announces Proposal for Multi-Use Stadium to Public Vote

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) –The City of Albuquerque is taking the next step toward creating a transformational multi-use stadium and the new home of New Mexico United in the metro. At Saturday evening’s home game, Mayor Tim Keller and United Owner and President Peter Trevisani announced to fans that a $50 million bond proposal will be…MORE

ABQ FBI seeks man charged with Navajo Nation murder

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) –The FBI is looking for Josiah Alan Smith, 27, of Smith Lake, New Mexico, who is wanted on a federal murder charge. Smith is accused of a fatal shooting on the Navajo Nation earlier this year. No specific details of the crime can be provided at this time due to the ongoing…MORE

FBI, Socorro Police Department look for bank robber

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) –An unidentified man suspected of recent bank robberies in Moriarty and Tijeras is now suspected of robbing a bank in Socorro on Thursday (7/22/2021). The robbery happened at Wells Fargo, 501 North California Street, in Socorro at approximately 4:45 p.m. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his mid-40s, approximately…MORE

School Access Improves for Military Families in NM

Cannon Air Force Base, NM (KKOB) –A coalition of Air Force bases and state agencies were awarded for their efforts on July 19, 2021 to improve early school access for over 243,000 military-connected students and veterans in New Mexico. The Military Child Education Coalition presented the Pete Taylor Partnership of Excellence Award to a cohort of state-wide partners…MORE

Democrats back Biden US lands pick assailed by Republicans

Billings, Mt. (AP) –A bitterly divided U.S. Senate panel deadlocked Thursday on President Joe Biden’s pick to oversee vast government-owned lands in the West, as Democrats united behind a nominee whose credibility was assailed by Republicans over her links to a 1989 environmental sabotage case. The 10-10 tie in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources…MORE

Communications framework award with NATO

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB)   —   New Mexico-based public affairs firm Agenda today announced that it was awarded a five-year strategic communications framework contract for the second time by The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). This award will assure Agenda’s continued delivery of a wide range of communications services to NATO across its 30 member states and…MORE

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