Bernalillo County Newswire

Bernalillo County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Bernalillo County, NM.

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  1. Officer in James Boyd case wants job back, his attorney saysRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | KOB-TV New Mexico

    After Bernalillo County district attorney Raul Torrez announced his decision not to bring back charges against former Albuquerque police officers , there's a lingering question. What's next in the coming days, weeks and months for those two former officers at the center of the case? Officers Keith Sandy and Dominque Perez were charged with an open count of murder in the shooting death of homeless camper James Boyd in March 2014.

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  2. Firefighter injured while responding to northwest Albuquerque house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KRQE Albuquerque

    A firefighter is recovering after falling through a floor inside a burning home in northwest Albuquerque. The Bernalillo County Fire Department responded to the house fire around 3:30 Friday morning near Montano and Fourth Street.

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  3. Las Vegas Optic editor resigns for Albuquerque Journal jobRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The northern New Mexico newspaper announced this week that Martin Salazar stepped down to take a job as a reporter covering Albuquerque City Hall and Bernalillo County. Landmark Community Newspapers Inc., the Optic's parent company based in Shelbyville, Kentucky, says Optic sports editor Dave Kavanaugh will serve as interim editor.

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  4. Home for foster kids getting a faceliftRead the original story

    Yesterday | KOB-TV

    Volunteers from Bernalillo and Valencia counties are putting in long hours to help some New Mexico kids, providing some big upgrades to El Ranchito de los Nios. "Our home is about 17 years old, so it's updating the paint, updating the flooring and really just kind of giving us a bit of a facelift," said Amy Kindrick, the executive director at El Ranchito de los Nios.

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  5. NM courts rolling out new cost-saving jury processRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... all courts in New Mexico must implement the new system before July. The 2nd Judicial District Court in Bernalillo County and Albuquerque's Metropolitan Court were the first courts to go live with the new system earlier this month, he said. "Before ...

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  6. Bernalillo County recognizes worker who saved boss after construction accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KRQE Albuquerque

    Against all odds, a construction worker saved his boss's life. Now, the county is recognizing him as a hero.

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  7. Bernalillo County Fire Department debuts new fire engineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KRQE Albuquerque

    The Bernalillo County Fire Department debuted its new fire engine Wednesday with a push-in ceremony. That's where firefighters literally push the new truck into the firehouse.

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  8. NM hotline offers free help, counselingRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | KOB-TV

    ... has new partnerships with the Children Youth and Families Department Pull Together campaign and with Bernalillo County. They hope people will use the number to get help in the moment, to find resources for the future, and to fill in gaps when ...

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  9. No easy solution for stolen car graveyardsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 21 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    ... The problem is not just out in Sandoval County, but also in locations such as the Pajarito Mesa in Bernalillo County. The car graveyards have many victims of car thefts wondering why more can't be done to catch those doing it. Some people have ...

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  10. Acting UNM prez holds second town hall, reiterating many messages of the firstRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Daily Lobo

    ... of understanding that is currently being negotiated between community organizations, the University and Bernalillo County. Abdallah said the ERB is not under its control, and that he has no information about the MOU other than that it is still under ...

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  11. Commissioners to consider increasing gross receipts taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | KRQE Albuquerque

    You could see prices go up on goods and services in Bernalillo County. That's if county commissioners chose to increase gross receipts taxes by about $30 million a year.

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  12. City, county leaders voice support for La Promesa charter schoolRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 21 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    ... commission; we've had audit findings of departments, we don't close departments," said Debbie O'Malley, Bernalillo County Commissioner. Albuquerque Public School Board Member and Bernalillo County Commissioner Steven Michael Quezada said the same ...

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  13. Civil lawsuit filed in fatal stolen van crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | KRQE Albuquerque

    ... vehicle running unattended along with the company and owner. On Monday, Groves was finally arraigned in Bernalillo County District Court. The judge ordered that she remain behind bars without bond. Groves and Garcia are both charged with two counts ...

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  14. South Valley residents endure days of sewage backupRead the original story

    Monday Feb 20 | KOB-TV

    Monday evening, the Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority fixed the sewage block that caused the stinky problem for residents who live in Los Padillas between Coors and the Rio Grande. Resident Amanda Brown has been fuming.

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  15. Westbound I-40 near Edgewood closed after crashRead the original story

    Monday Feb 20 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    A crash on I-40 near Edgewood has caused all westbound lanes to close, according to the Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office. **Crash on I-40 west bound at Mountain Valley.

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  16. New Mexico Minimum Wage Increases in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | JD Supra

    ... to $8.80. The tipped employee wage increased to $5.30. See Albuquerque Code of Ordinances, 13-12-1 et seq. Bernalillo County : The minimum wage increased from $8.65 to $8.70 per hour, for employees not in receipt of healthcare and/or childcare ...

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  17. Man terrorizes neighbors, feeds Shih Tzu to pit bulls, police say A...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | KIRO-TV Seattle

    ... with a deadly weapon, two counts of aggravated burglary and extreme cruelty to animals, according to Bernalillo County Jail records. The Albuquerque Journal reported that sheriff's deputies were called Feb. 7 to Riley's neighborhood, where a ...

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  18. After construction sign vandalized, neighbors believe ita s a jab at ARTRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | KRQE Albuquerque

    ... were having fun looking at the sign, with some even stopping to take pictures of it. The Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Authority said it's most likely their sign. A spokesperson said they're relocating water lines in the area to prepare for ...

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  19. Training spotlights mental health crisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Daily Lobo

    ... eight-hour course was taken by 380 students and the trainers were volunteers from the City of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, NM State Police, NM Crisis Line, CNM, Indian Health Service, Tribal Technologies, NM Aware, Presbyterian Healthcare ...

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  20. APD data shows increase in crime as officer shortage worsenedRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 15 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    ... asked APD about the increase in crime, they've pointed to the historically low inmate population at the Bernalillo County jail -- arguing fewer inmates in jail equals more repeat offenders being let out and sentenced lightly. But it is also true, ...

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