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Get ready for the return of Food Truck Fridays

Get ready for the return of Food Truck Fridays

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — The City of Albuquerque is getting ready for the return of Food Truck Fridays, a vibrant community event that invigorates downtown and delights food enthusiasts throughout the city. Food Truck Fridays will kick off on March 8, 2024 marking the beginning of a culinary journey that promises to tantalize taste buds…MORE

Record breaking budget

Record breaking budget

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — Lawmakers have passed a record-breaking budget of $10.22 billion for the state of New Mexico. The Senate made amendments the House passed in a concurrence vote. The $10.22 billion budget retains a 31% reserve. The budget includes $4.3 billion in recurring funds for public schools and $532 million for public safety…MORE

New Director of Communications

New Director of Communications

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — Monday, Gov. Lujan Grisham announced the appointment of her new Director of Communications, Michael Coleman. He has more than two decades of reporting experience, including 18 years as the Washington, D.C., correspondent for the Albuquerque Journal. Most recently having served as the lead editorial writer for the Austin American-Statesman, where his…MORE

Former ENMU Greyhound Larry Hays elected to the New Mexico Sports Hall of Fame

Former ENMU Greyhound Larry Hays elected to the New Mexico Sports Hall of Fame

Portales, NM (KKOB) — Former ENMU Greyhound Basketball player Larry Hays has been selected to the 2023 New Mexico Sports Hall of Fame. Hays becomes the first former Greyhound male athlete inducted into the New Mexico Sports Hall of Fame. “This is an unbelievable honor to be inducted into the New Mexico Sports Hall of…MORE

Charges against Jones dropped

Charges against Jones dropped

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — Thursday, prosecutors dismissed the charges against Aaron Jones, the owner of a local security company. Jones was accused of allegedly threatening a man with a gun at the Popeye’s on San Mateo. He faced charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and tampering with evidence before they were dropped. Prosecutors…MORE

Deaths determined to be murder-suicide

Deaths determined to be murder-suicide

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — An APD investigation into the death of two individuals discovered in a residence on February 1st, has determined it was likely a murder-suicide. Officers in the Foothills Area Command arrived on scene. They entered the home in the 10400 block of Constitution Ave., N.E. where they discovered the deceased bodies of…MORE

Become a superhero with AWD

Become a superhero with AWD

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — The City of Albuquerque Animal Welfare Department’s (AWD) superhero volunteer team is made up of ordinary people with big hearts. They are dedicated, caring individuals who give their time to make a positive impact on shelter pets. Are you interested in helping these Albuquerque pets in need? Have at least 6…MORE

Pasadena Tournament of Roses announces 2024 float judges

Pasadena Tournament of Roses announces 2024 float judges

Pasadena, Ca. (KKOB) — The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® has selectedHeather de Kok, Judith K. Nakamura and Richard Schulhof as judges for the 2024 Float Awardssponsored by FTD®.This year’s judges bring unique perspectives on parades and floral presentations. An inductee ofthe American Institute of Floral Design, Heather is a proud Canadian businesswoman and founderof the…MORE

ENMU says “Happy Holidays” to you

ENMU says “Happy Holidays” to you

Portales, NM (KKOB) — Our friends at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales send their holiday greetings to News Radio KKOB listeners by way of a fun video production…enjoy!MORE

Dramatic Video from Coronado Mall

Albuquerque Police Department just released surveillance footage of 15-year-old Isaiah Montoya the suspect in the Friday shooting at Coronado Center. Video shows Montoya chasing a teen through the mall, finally stopping at an exit, waving to the teen to exit with him. The teen approaches the doors when Montoya fires the shot, from outside Coronado Center. People can be seen…MORE

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