Category Archives: KKOB Local News

Timothy Wayne Johnson Jr. homicide

Timothy Wayne Johnson Jr. homicide

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — On June 16th at approximately 12:00 am Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a shooting at the Circle K located at 4400 Coors Blvd SW. When deputies arrived on scene they located a male, later identified as 23-year-old Timothy Wayne Johnson Jr. suffering from at least one gunshot wound. Timothy…MORE

Abortion tourism

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) —- It’s a long way from Mississippi to New Mexico, but Jackson’s Women’s Health Organization in Jackson, Mississippi has decided to pack up and move their operation, often referred to as the Pink House, over 1,000 miles west to Las Cruces after abortion was made illegal in Mississippi, the result of a…MORE

Weekend homicides explode

Weekend homicides explode

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — At least four Metro homicide cases this weekend. APD is looking into a suspicious death in the northwest part of the city which occurred Saturday at Atrisco Drive and Regina Circle Northwest after a dead body was discovered. KOAT-TV reports, police think the deceased male was living in a tent near the bosque underneath a…MORE

ABQ City Council Redistricting Committee to meet

ABQ City Council Redistricting Committee to meet

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — The 2022 City Council Redistricting Committee will be holding their final meeting on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at 5:30 PM on Zoom Webinar. The Committee is inviting members of the public to this meeting to share their preferred concept maps as the Committee will be making it’s final recommendations and report to…MORE

Mayor Keller’s 2022 State of the City address

Mayor Keller’s 2022 State of the City address

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — Mayor Tim Keller delivered his regular State of the City address Saturday to nearly 1,000 people at a community event hosted at the Albuquerque Rail Yards. The gathering brought people together to explore City and community efforts on a range of fronts including public safety, programs for youth and families, downtown…MORE

NM State Fair needs you!

NM State Fair needs you!

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — The New Mexico State Fair is looking for motivated people who want to work at the most fun place in the state this summer! From art entry to groundskeepers, there are open positions for everyone looking for a job at the State Fair!Starting Monday, June 27, the New Mexico State Fair…MORE

APD makes arrest and seizure of narcotics

APD makes arrest and seizure of narcotics

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — Detectives with the Albuquerque Police Department’s Central Narcotics Unit  have arrested Robin Eugene Thomas, 53, following an ongoing narcotics investigation with the DEA. APD’s Narcotics Unit along with the DEA have been working an investigation into Thomas who operates a shop along 4th Street and McKnight NW, near Coronado Park. During the…MORE

BLM lifts restrictions

BLM lifts restrictions

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — Following recent precipitation that has reduced fire danger in New Mexico, the BLM joins other federal agencies in lifting fire restrictions. Effective Saturday, starting at 8 a.m., the Bureau of Land Management will terminate all fire restrictions on BLM administered public lands within Bernalillo, Catron, Cibola, McKinley, Sandoval, Socorro, Torrance and…MORE

Airpods lead to arrest

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) —45-year-old Rebecca Henderson’s arrest this week was due to airpods. Police had received a call from a victim saying his car window had been smashed and his wife’s purse was taken, and was able to give police a description of the suspect and the vehicle she was in. APD was able to…MORE

Allegiant departs Sunport

Allegiant departs Sunport

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — A vacancy at the Albuquerque Sunport. Six years after discount carrier Allegiant Airlines began serving the Albuquerque market, Sunport officials revealed that the carrier has pulled all of its flights from the Sunport. The airline offered flights from Albuquerque to Las Vegas, Austin and Los Angeles. The last Allegiant departure from…MORE

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