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July 27, 2022
VA shields details of veteran's death

VA shields details of veteran's death

Fred Gardner was all-in on his military service and even earned the Bronze Star for it. However, Gardner’s life came to an end at age 87 when he was struck by a van outside the V.A. hospital in Albuquerque. Now, the Gardner family is fighting with the V.A. for details of the 87-year-old veteran’s...

Applications now open for New Mexico economic relief payments

Applications now open for New Mexico economic relief payments

SANTA FE, N.M. — The New Mexico Human Services Department is now accepting economic relief assistance applications from low-income residents. The window is open through Friday, October 7, at 5 p.m. Payments of at least $400 will first roll out to qualified households with the lowest incomes and...

Albuquerque climber on mission to increase access to prosthetics for amputees

Albuquerque climber on mission to increase access to prosthetics for amputees

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Kyle Stepp is showing people no challenge is too great, his mission is to help others one step at a time.“Getting up bright and early is like, honestly, my jam,” said Stepp. Stepp is not afraid of waking up before sunrise. “The funny thing is, you should see my dog in the...

'2022 NM Game Jam' wraps up 48-hour competition

'2022 NM Game Jam' wraps up 48-hour competition

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Making a video game isn’t easy, let alone making one in 48 hours. But, that’s exactly what developers set out to do this weekend with the “New Mexico Game Jam.” “Game jams are just everything good about game design all in one little neat package. There’s a bit of time pressure...

'2022 NM Game Jam' wraps up 48 hour competition

'2022 NM Game Jam' wraps up 48 hour competition

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Making a video game isn’t easy, let alone making one in 48 hours. But, that’s exactly what developers set out to do this weekend with the “New Mexico Game Jam.” “Game jams are just everything good about game design all in one little neat package. There’s a bit of time pressure...

Belen restaurant wins best green chile cheeseburger at NM State Fair

Belen restaurant wins best green chile cheeseburger at NM State Fair

BELEN, N.M. – Big Mike’s Burgers and More in Belen went outside the box with their people’s choice recipe at this year’s state fair and the risk paid off. Now, the hype is spreading more than they expected. “Here every day six days a week I can’t complain, I love it,” said Michael Montano. But […]

APD: Man found dead in SE Albuquerque

APD: Man found dead in SE Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – APD’s Homicide Unit is investigating a fatal stabbing Sunday in the southeast part of the city. According to Albuquerque police, officers responded to the area of Kathryn and Madeira SE for reports of stabbings. When police arrived on scene they found one person dead. Details...

Organ Mountain HS football player 'Abe Romero' laid to rest

Organ Mountain HS football player 'Abe Romero' laid to rest

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – Many throughout New Mexico are mourning the loss of a high school football player, Abe Romero.The community gathered Saturday for the 17-year-old’s funeral. Family, friends, and hundreds of people from Las Cruces said farewell.Romero’s teammates came in their uniforms and helped...

Planes take to the sky in 'Land of Enchantment Fly-In' event

Planes take to the sky in 'Land of Enchantment Fly-In' event

This event highlights aviation for the public and helps bring in donations for aviation-based scholarships that EAA awards to young and upcoming aviators.

Did ABQ Passport skip the South Valley?

Did ABQ Passport skip the South Valley?

Visit Albuquerque has unveiled a new digital experience for visitors and locals during the Balloon Fiesta, ABQ Passport.

Former BCFD firefighter killed in overnight homicide

Former BCFD firefighter killed in overnight homicide

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Police say a security guard has been killed while on the job at a Calvary Church on Osuna over Friday night. Former colleagues told KOB 4 he was beloved and had a long career of serving the state and nation. Calvary church leaders and a former employer have confirmed to us that […]

APD investigates suspicious death in NE Albuquerque

APD investigates suspicious death in NE Albuquerque

Albuquerque police are investigating a suspicious death in the North Valley.

APD investigates suspicious death in NE Albuquerque

APD investigates suspicious death in NE Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Albuquerque police are investigating a suspicious death that happened just before midnight Friday in the North Valley.Officials say officers responded after a “suspicious call” at 4001 Osuna Road NE Friday. When officers arrived on scene they found one person dead. APD’s...

Keeping the lights on in New Mexico

Keeping the lights on in New Mexico

The threat of potential power shortages in New Mexico is not going away.

Follow up: Parents raise concerns over trash on I-40 pedestrian bridge

Follow up: Parents raise concerns over trash on I-40 pedestrian bridge

On Wednesday, a pedestrian bridge over I-40 was covered in trash – from beer cans, to a cup of urine, even piles of human waste.

Horno replastered at Dolores Huerta Gateway Park

Horno replastered at Dolores Huerta Gateway Park

Albert Parra is a master adobe builder, and he let KOB 4 tag along to help replaster the horno at Dolores Huerta Gateway Park.

Pilots gather in Farmington to reboot Four Corners Balloon Rally

Pilots gather in Farmington to reboot Four Corners Balloon Rally

Colorful balloons popped up all over Farmington Friday morning to kick off the Four Corners Balloon Rally.

State grants half of requested funding to DA for potential 'Rust' prosecutions

State grants half of requested funding to DA for potential 'Rust' prosecutions

Nearly a year after the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the 'Rust' set, prosecutors are asking the state for more than half a million dollars in funding.

New Mexico COVID-19 update: 5 deaths, 98 hospitalizations, 267 cases

New Mexico COVID-19 update: 5 deaths, 98 hospitalizations, 267 cases

The New Mexico Department of Health reported five additional COVID-19-related deaths and 267 new COVID-19 cases Friday.

Grants High School cancels Friday classes after brief scare

Grants High School cancels Friday classes after brief scare

A blown electrical transformer, first believed to be possible gunshots, forced Grants High School students and staff to clear the school and call off classes Friday.

How to get the perfect Balloon Fiesta photos and videos

How to get the perfect Balloon Fiesta photos and videos

Balloon Fiesta was once proclaimed to be the most-photographed event in the world and one of our photojournalists offered some tips for you to get in on the fun.

Evaluations highlight concerns, harm at New Mexico health centers

Evaluations highlight concerns, harm at New Mexico health centers

A new evaluation of state-operated hospitals for veterans, the mentally ill and the elderly describes inadequate oversight that threatens the ability to provide quality care, including harmful conditions at a care facility for military veterans in Truth or Consequences.

Evaluations highlight concerns, harm at New Mexico health centers

Evaluations highlight concerns, harm at New Mexico health centers

A new evaluation of state-operated hospitals for veterans, the mentally ill and the elderly describes inadequate oversight that threatens the ability to provide quality care, including harmful conditions at a care facility for military veterans in Truth or Consequences.

Electric demand to outpace capacity for New Mexico utilities

Electric demand to outpace capacity for New Mexico utilities

New Mexico regulators are concerned about the ability of the state’s largest electric providers to meet demands during peak seasons in 2023 and 2024.

McCall's Pumpkin Patch set to open Sept. 24

McCall's Pumpkin Patch set to open Sept. 24

McCall's Pumpkin Patch has their first day September 24, featuring all the classics that may take up a good chunk of your day.

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