Category Archives: KKOB Local News

The Good News File: People need smiles

The Good News File: People need smiles

(Albuquerque, N.M.) – KKOB Jesus Padilla is a high school senior in Albuquerque. He’s the kind of student whose smile brightens the whole room. But it’s more than just his charm that got him recognized as Rio Grande High School’s 2022 Selfless Senior. Jesus has a deeply compassionate heart and a drive to make the…MORE

Gas Prices

If you’re heading to the pump, here’s some numbers you should know. According to the Triple A New Mexico Weekend Gas Watch, the statewide gas price average in New Mexico is $3.23 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, and that price is 98 cents more per gallon than on this day last year, while being two…MORE

New “Rust” lawsuit

A new lawsuit was filed Wednesday in New Mexico state district court by Hannah Gutierrez Reed, the armorer who oversaw firearms, ammunition and related training on the set of “Rust” along with two colleagues. That lawsuit accuses an ammunition supplier of creating dangerous conditions on a movie set where a gun held by actor Alec Baldwin killed a…MORE

PNM files appeal

PNM made it official, filing its notice of appeal with the New Mexico Supreme Court on Wednesday. New Mexico’s largest electric provider is appealing a recent decision by state regulators to reject a proposal to transfer its shares in a coal-fired power plant that supplies customers in New Mexico and Arizona to a Navajo energy…MORE

Gun violence spike

The New Mexico Department of Health announced today/Thursday that 481 New Mexico residents died in 2020 from firearm-related injuries. This compares to 472 individuals who died by firearm injuries in 2019. The Centers for Disease Control also reported that New Mexico’s rate of firearm-related deaths across all ages, including children, placed the state fourth in…MORE

The Good News File: Building Creative Minds

(Albuquerque, N.M.) KKOB – From its unique cultural backgrounds to its most colorful events, the Duke City is special; and so is the museum that shows it off best. With Winter Break approaching, The Albuquerque Museum is reminding all New Mexicans that admission is free each and every Sunday for everyone from 9 a.m. until…MORE

Salvation Army van stolen in Farmington

(Albuquerque, N.M.) — KOAT TV reports a Salvation Army van containing $6,000 worth of Christmas toys was stolen in Farmington Tuesday night. Salvation Army officials say the toys were supposed to be handed out to kids need in Farmington next week. Police say the white 2011 Sienna Minivan was stolen from the Walmart on East…MORE

CABQ survey on bond money

The City of Albuquerque wants your input on how local bond money should be spent. Through an online survey, you can rank your priorities including funding for the Albuquerque Police Department, public transportation, and expanding infrastructure and road repair. People can also get specific on projects they want to see completed in their area. To fill out the survey, click…MORE

APS Board approves 2022-2022 calendar

(Albuquerque, N.M.) KKOB — The Albuquerque Public School Board approved the 2022-2023 school year calendar on Thursday. Most APS students will start school  Wednesday, Aug. 10th. Schools on the extended school-year calendar will start two weeks earlier on Wednesday, July 27th. The only difference between the two calendars is the start date because the extended-year calendar…MORE

Anderson charged with child abuse

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — APD has charged 24 year old Jeremiah Anderson, with Child Abuse. This in regards to a call in late November, when officers were dispatched to a residence in regards to three videos showing a man severely beating an infant inside a home. The family stated they received the videos from the…MORE

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