Category Archives: KKOB Local News

SFPS holds summer Newcomer Language Academy 

SFPS holds summer Newcomer Language Academy 

Santa Fe, NM (KKOB) — Students new to attending school in the U.S. will be offered a free newcomer program at Milagro Middle School, located at 1720 Llano Street, on July 11-29, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., with dismissal at 1:00 p.m. on Fridays.  “SFPS continues to welcome an increasing number of newcomer students.…MORE

APD identifies 5 suspects charged in murder of woman

APD identifies 5 suspects charged in murder of woman

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — APD detectives are searching for 5 teen-agers who are suspected of killing a woman in case of mistaken identity at a gas station in March. Three of the five suspects allegedly fired 30 rounds at a SUV as it approached the Maverik Gas Stations, 3737 Princeton Dr. N.E. on the evening…MORE

Speeders on notice

Speeders on notice

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) —-The City’s Automated Speed Enforcement cameras have issued over 2,000 warnings to drivers since they kicked on last month.Currently, there are three cameras that are live and issuing warnings, and will begin issuing citations on May 25th. The City has identified three more locations where devices will be installed over the coming…MORE

Blue Cross Blue Shield helps wildfire victims

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — The “All Together New Mexico Fund” which supports wildfire relief efforts, receiving a big boost in the form of $100,000.Those funds donated by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico which will be devoted to emergency shelter, food and water distribution, and other critical services to people who have been…MORE

Saving trees from wildfires

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — At least some trees have avoided destruction in the Calf Canyon/Hermit’s Peak fire, thanks to New Mexico State University.The school was able to save 75,000 tree seedlings from the largest wildfire in New Mexico state history. The university says the fire threatened its forestry research center which is dedicated to restoring…MORE

The Good News File: The gift of song

The Good News File: The gift of song

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) – When Mario Uranga first heard his future wife, Alexandra, sing his world stopped. It was one of those rare moments in life when things change forever. The two were paired for solo practice in a UNM music class and a short while later, they started dating. After graduating in 2013, they…MORE

APD highlights 47 suspects arrested for homicides

APD highlights 47 suspects arrested for homicides

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — APD Homicide investigations have resulted in charges or arrests of 47 murder suspects since the beginning of the year. The flurry of arrests represents a dramatic increase of solved cases that Homicide detectives have diligently worked since a spike in murders in 2021. “In my time at APD, I don’t recall…MORE

STEM Day with APD

STEM Day with APD

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) –The Albuquerque Police Department will be hosting its first STEM Day for kids, and breakfast and lunch is included.From fingerprinting and DNA testing, to the use of drones and robots, STEM plays a critical role in how the Albuquerque Police Department both investigates and solves cases.Through STEM Day, APD plans to show…MORE

Boating Week

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — Summer is almost here and its time to hit the water, safely. National Safe Boating Week is May 21st through the 27th, and will focus on drawing attention to the number of people who die each year in boating-related accidents.There have been 17 boating-related fatalities in New Mexico since 2016. All…MORE

Lizard in Peril

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) The Center for Biological Diversity is suing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for delaying a decision on whether to declare the dunes sagebrush lizard an endangered species.The lizard lives in parts of West Texas and southeast New Mexico and the lawsuit claims they are threatened by oil and gas developments in…MORE

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