Case against waiter accused of drugging prosecutor dismissed

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – It’s been nearly four years since investigators said Damon Morgan drugged a woman at Marcello’s Chop House in ABQ Uptown, where he was a waiter. On Friday, Sandoval County Judge George Eichwald dismissed the case altogether, saying prosecutors have taken too long to take this case to trial. At a press conference with […]

Low gas prices costing City of ABQ

Related Coverage ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – New Mexicans are saving money at the pump with the low gas prices, while the City of Albuquerque is currently paying more than average. That’s because the city buys its gasoline for all its cars and trucks in advance, and it’s currently paying more than local drivers. In some places around […]

Mistletoe shortage threatens ABQ shoppers

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – An old Christmas tradition is disappearing fast. The famous kissing plant isn’t blooming like it used to. In fact, Mistletoe is getting the kiss of death. “Mistletoe is an endangered species,” said Peoples Flower Shops Vice President Josh Glass. Glass said over the past few years the drought has wiped out more than […]

Mark’s Friday Evening Weather Report

A brief ridge of high-pressure will continue to scoot out of the state tonight. This will lead to a couple weak whether disturbances passing through the state over the weekend. The best chance for showers will be over the northern mountains but any snow should be on the light side. The biggest weather story of […]

Rail Yards Market reaches compromise with city

Related Coverage ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – It looks like a compromise has been reached for another year of the popular Rail Yards Farmers Market. The non-profit group behind it wanted to hold the event every Sunday during the summer. But the city wanted to limit that time so it can rent out the space at the […]

Pep rally held for Gildan NM Bowl teams

Related Coverage ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – The UTEP Miners and the Utah State Aggies met for lunch Friday as they get ready for the big game. A pep rally was held at Isleta Casino. Guest speakers helped pump them up for the game and welcomed them to New Mexico, including Governor Susana Martinez. The governor is […]

Vigil held for homeless victims

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Dozens of people gathered in downtown Albuquerque Friday to remember the homeless men and woman who died this year. It began with a procession from the “Homeless Memorial Wall” on First Street to the Immaculate Conception Church on copper. The names of all who died this year were read aloud. Among those […]

Fourth Street reopens

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Fourth Street is back open and it’s going back to its historic roots as the cross-roads of Route 66. The city says the new design will bring more business to the downtown corridor because it’s streamlined for all traffic with added bike lanes, on-street parking, street lighting and sidewalks big enough for […]

LCPD SWAT welcomes it’s youngest member

LAS CRUCES (KRQE) – The Las Cruces Police Department’s SWAT team is welcoming their newest and youngest member on the force. Jaeton Monroe is six years old and has a rare form of cancer called Ewing’s sarcoma in which cancer cells are found in the bone or soft tissue. Jaeton has already undergone six months […]

APD chaplains deliver holiday gifts

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Some Albuquerque families are going to be able to celebrate the holidays with gifts thanks to Albuquerque police. APD chaplains delivered boxes filled with food and basic necessities to Matheson Park Elementary Friday. That’s near Candelaria and Juan Tabo. Chaplain Al Adams said they have identified many families there who are struggling. […]