Category Archives: KKOB Local News

New Mexicans pay top dollar for groceries

New Mexicans pay top dollar for groceries

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — A study conducted by HealthAdvisor.com, a financial and health website, indicated New Mexico was in the Top 10 in the U.S. for average household dollars spent on groceries each week. The Land of Enchantment ranked sixth in the nationwide study of states with the highest weekly grocery bills. New Mexicans paid…MORE

Impersonating New Mexico State Police gets a visit from the real deal

Impersonating New Mexico State Police gets a visit from the real deal

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — Aldin Hamdy, who had been posting a series of TikTok videos dressed as a New Mexico State Police officer was arrested last week by the real deal. NMSP investigators say Hamdy took the uniform from a Santa Fe dry cleaner while helping a friend who worked there. He told police he…MORE

Public Housing Agencies and PBRA owners in New Mexico received $902,725

Public Housing Agencies and PBRA owners in New Mexico received $902,725

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced over $128 million to 835 Public Housing Agencies, and Project Based Rental Assistance owners, for the 2023 Renewal and New Family Self Sufficiency Program grants. Public Housing Agencies and PBRA owners in New Mexico received $902,725. The FSS program is a…MORE

APD investigation into Medina crash

APD investigation into Medina crash

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — The Albuquerque Police Department has launched an internal investigation into the crash Chief Harold Medina was involved in early Saturday morning which sent one man to the hospital. The probe with APD’s motors unit was requested by the Chief. Medina’s truck hit a Mustang on Central near Alvarado, critically injuring the…MORE

Wehan moving on from United

Wehan moving on from United

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — 30-year-old Chris Wehan, midfielder for the New Mexico United will leave the club after five seasons. He leads the club all-time in assists and goals. Wehan reinjured one of his knees after the same injury sidelined him to only six starts in the 2023 United Soccer League season. Wehan capped 37…MORE

Supreme Court vacates convictions of man in Union County

Supreme Court vacates convictions of man in Union County

Santa Fe, NM (KKOB) — The state Supreme Court ruled Monday a man was wrongly retried and convicted in 2019 of child sex crimes in Union County. In a unanimous opinion, the Court concluded that a prosecutor’s conduct was so prejudicial and improper during Rudolph Amador’s first trial that constitutional double jeopardy protections precluded a second…MORE

BernCo celebrates artificial turf fields at Mesa Del Sol sports complex

BernCo celebrates artificial turf fields at Mesa Del Sol sports complex

Bernalillo County, NM (KKOB) — BernCo celebrated the completion of four new artificial turf fields at the county’s Mesa Del Sol Regional Outdoor Sports Complex this afternoon. County, state, and local officials and politicians, as well as youth soccer players laced up their sneakers to knock some soccer balls into the newly-constructed goals for a…MORE

New Mexico climate action meeting in Tucumcari

New Mexico climate action meeting in Tucumcari

Tucumcari, NM (KKOB) — The New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) is hosting a climate action engagement meeting in Tucumcari, New Mexico on Thursday, February 22, 2024. NMED staff and collaborators New Mexico Energy, Minerals, and Natural Resources Department and Center for Civic Policy will facilitate the informational meeting on priority climate actions for New Mexico…MORE

February is National Pesticide Safety Education Month

February is National Pesticide Safety Education Month

Las Cruces, NM (KKOB) — The New Mexico Department of Agriculture (NMDA) – the agency that regulates pesticides in the state – is using National Pesticide Safety Education Month to remind the public to be safe and always read the labels on pesticide products around your home. Many consumers are unaware of what defines a pesticide…MORE

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