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New Mexico Football Stadium May Be Named For Brian Urlacher  CBS Chicago

LOVINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A southeastern New Mexico school district is looking into a proposal to rename its high school football stadium after retired Chicago ...

That Lovington feeling embraces Urlacher  Albuquerque Journal

LOVINGTON – He is their favorite son. He is their most famous son. And Saturday, even 1,500 miles from central Ohio, the people who populate this ...

Mora board of education votes to fire superintendent  KRQE News 13

The superintendent for schools in Mora has been fired.

High school students stage protest in support of fired teacher  KRQE News 13

Students at one New Mexico high school staged a walkout to show support for a teacher who was fired Tuesday morning. They say he is being treated unfairly ...

High voter turnout expected for Santa Fe Public School special election  KRQE News 13

Santa Fe Public Schools are seeing an overwhelmingly high voter turnout for their special election.

Lawsuit filed over car surfing death at Lovington HS  Albuquerque Journal

LOVINGTON -- The family of a 17-year-old Lovington high school student who died after falling off a moving vehicle on campus is suing the school district.

Man accused of rape acts out during detention hearing  KRQE News 13

There was a wild outburst inside a Las Cruces District Courthouse after a judge told a man accused of raping a child he'll be held in jail without bond.

‘The River and the Wall’ documentary follows journey along Rio Grande  KRQE News 13

A new documentary takes a look at the diverse landscape and wildlife along the U.S. Mexico border amid the pressure to erect a border wall. "The River and the ...

Las Cruces woman dead following five car pileup on U.S. 70  KRQE News 13

One woman is dead after a five-car pileup that happened Wednesday night on westbound U.S. Highway 70 around milepost 158, which is northeast of Las ...

Woman accused of setting sleeping boyfriend’s home on fire  KRQE News 13

A Las Cruces woman is facing charges after police say a heated argument led to a fire.

Charter school founder sentenced to 5 years for fraud  KRQE News 13

After more than five hours in court Friday morning, a judge has sentenced the founder of Southwest Learning Centers to five years in prison.

Video shows Las Cruces police take down stabbing suspect  KRQE News 13

New video shows what it took for Las Cruces police to arrest a stabbing suspect.

New Mexico man hopes $10,000 reward secures stolen dog’s safe return  KRQE News 13

A New Mexico man is offering a hefty reward in hopes of finding his best friend.

Near-death accident at dangerous Clovis intersection sparks petition  KRQE News 13

There's a petition to get a stoplight at a dangerous intersection in Clovis. This comes after a woman was almost killed when her car was t-boned, and she's not ...

Lovington High School Student Dies After Accident in School Parking Lot

A high school student in Lovington was seriously injured after a crash in a parking lot. The accident happened on Wednesday around 3:30 p.m. in the northwest ...

Possible witness sought in Santa Fe missing person’s case  KRQE News 13

Investigators with the Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office are looking for an individual who was seen with a missing person.

11 Kids Found In Rags In NM Amid Tales Of Guns & Exorcism, State Engineer Halts Water Proposal  KUNM

Kids Found In Rags In New Mexico Amid Tale Of Guns, Exorcism - Associated Press A raid on a New Mexico desert compound turned up 11 children wearing ...

Lady of Guadalupe banners sparking controversy in Santa Fe  KRQE News 13

Our Lady of Guadalupe is an important religious symbol to many New Mexicans. Now, a bunch of businesses on Guadalupe Street in Santa Fe want to use the ...

Smokey Bear webcast to debut in November  KRQE News 13

Smokey Bear is about to star in his own webcast. The Forest *Service* is teaming up with broadcasters in New Mexico and Texas to create a virtual field trip ...

NMDOH: More people choosing not to vaccinate their children in New Mexico  KRQE News 13

Health officials say more New Mexico children aren't getting their necessary vaccinations. The Department of Health says more than 4400 school children in ...

Trial of ex-New Mexico priest goes to a jury  KRQE News 13

The fate of a former New Mexico priest charged with sex abuse is in the hands of a federal jury.

Contaminated soil cleaned up at Los Alamos’ Omega site  KRQE News 13

A contractor has finished cleaning up contaminated soil at a former research reactor site at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Water contamination puts New Mexico dairy farmer out of business  KRQE News 13

A New Mexico dairy farmer says he may have to kill thousands of his cows and he's dumping out tens of thousands of gallons of their milk daily.

3 Mexican gray wolves found dead in Arizona, New Mexico  KRQE News 13

Arizona wildlife officials say three endangered Mexican gray wolves, including two in New Mexico, died last month.

Governor tours Las Cruces facilities sheltering migrants  KRQE News 13

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham says our state won't turn its backs on asylum seekers.

Leaders gather to discuss eastern New Mexico water pollution problem  KRQE News 13

Eastern New Mexico leaders are trying to figure out how to best handle water pollution in the area.

New Mexico sees decrease in alcohol-related crashes  KRQE News 13

Drunk driving deaths are tapering off in New Mexico.

Farmington Police investigate fatal shooting  KRQE News 13

Farmington officials are investigating a fatal shooting that took place Tuesday. Officers arrived at an address on North Monterey Avenue in response to a ...

Lovington High School graduate to attend West Point Academy  DVIDS

LOVINGTON, N.M. – New Mexico Army National Guard Pvt. Caleb Moreno is one of more than about 18,000 high school graduates statewide. He is the only ...

New Mexico dairy concerned about Air Force contamination  KRQE News 13

An eastern New Mexico dairy has lost tens of thousands of gallons of milk daily since the U.S. Air Force announced that water in the area was contaminated with ...

Border Patrol: Unprecedented number of migrants illegally crossing NM border  KRQE News 13

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol wants people to know there is a crisis at the border.

State Police Chief Pete Kassetas announces retirement  KRQE News 13

State Police Chief Pete Kassetas retired Monday after 26 years with the department.

NMSP officer accused of forging citations, time card fraud  KRQE News 13

A New Mexico State Police officer is accused of faking records to make it look like he was on the job when he wasn't.

Pecos River population affected by fish die-off  KRQE News 13

Wildlife officials are investigating a fish die-off in northern New Mexico.

New Mexico cop accused of driving drunk, crashing patrol car  KRQE News 13

An Alamogordo police officer is accused of driving drunk, crashing and leaving the scene.

Urlacher’s high school coach recalls the only practice Urlacher missed  KRQE News 13

Lovington High School and UNM Alum Brian Urlacher is set to be enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. The Chicago Bears great is in ...

Official Navajo Nation election results announced  KRQE News 13

Navajo Nation officials have certified results for the tribe's general election.

Santa Fe County deputies discover body of missing Albuquerque man  KRQE News 13

Santa Fe County detectives have discovered the body of an Albuquerque man who was reported missing back in December.

NMSP: Suspect shot by officer held child hostage, kidnapped wife  KRQE News 13

A New Mexico State Police officer is on standard leaving after shooting at a man accused of holding his son hostage.

Former New Mexico teacher faces more student sexual assault charges  KRQE News 13

As one district pays out millions, parents file a lawsuit against another district over the same teacher. That payout was from one case against Gary Gregor during ...

Farmington Police warn businesses to be aware of counterfeit money  KRQE News 13

Police have become aware of counterfeit money that has been circulating within Farmington and are now warning businesses in the community.

Water activist ends protest near Taos  KRQE News 13

The water activist who's been sitting atop a 60-foot oil rig near Taos for four days has completed his protest and has been arrested.

Man who killed Navajo Nation officer no longer faces death penalty  KRQE News 13

Federal prosecutors will not pursue the death penalty for the man accused of killing a tribal police officer.

President’s advisor Kelleyanne Conway to appear at Ruidoso rally  KRQE News 13

President Trump's advisor Kelleyanne Conway will stop in New Mexico to stump for Republican candidate Yvette Herrell on Wednesday.

State Police investigating deputy-involved shooting in Cibola County  KRQE News 13

State Police are investigating after Cibola County Sheriff's deputies shot at a suspect's home.

Tail feathers stolen from golden eagle killed on Navajo Nation  KRQE News 13

Someone shot a golden eagle pulled out its tail feathers, then left it for dead on the Navajo Nation.

Santa Fe Opera wins Grammy for ‘Best Opera Recording’  KRQE News 13

The Santa Fe Opera is a winner, bringing home a Grammy award.

Snow causes school closures and icy roads throughout Santa Fe  KRQE News 13

People are definitely feeling this storm. not only did it close school and ice up roads, it's just plain cold out there.

8-year-old immigrant boy dies in U.S. Border Patrol custody at Alamogordo hospital  KRQE News 13

For the second time in less than a month, a child has died in the custody of U.S. Border Patrol in New Mexico, prompting lawmakers and immigration groups to ...

Governor Lujan Grisham picks California lawyer to lead CYFD  KRQE News 13

A California lawyer has been tapped to lead New Mexico's Children, Youth and Families Department.

Taos DA announces retirement following critical newspaper editorial  KRQE News 13

The district attorney who was widely criticized for how his prosecutors handled the Amalia Compound case now says he'll retire.

New Mexico man accused of killing El Paso deputy  KRQE News 13

A New Mexico man is allegedly behind the murder of an El Paso deputy.

Immigrants using remote smuggling route in attempts to cross border  KRQE News 13

Border Patrol agents say they're struggling to keep up with the routes illegal immigrants are using to cross into the United States.

Police: Baby girl shot by brother, 3, in critical condition  KRQE News 13

Police say an 8-month-old girl shot in the face by her 3-year-old brother in a New Mexico motel room is in critical condition.

Urlacher belongs to New Mexico when he enters Hall of Fame  Albuquerque Journal

He's the pride of Pasco. Wait. What? Yes, it is an irrefutable, immutable fact that Brian Urlacher was born on May 25, 1978, in Pasco, Wash. That fact makes ...

Federal warrant issued for Albuquerque woman  KRQE News 13

A woman who was facing federal charges for an armed robbery is now being sought after fleeing a halfway house during her pre-trial release.

Search continues for Los Lunas woman missing for 2 weeks  KRQE News 13

The search continues for a missing Los Lunas mom.

Deming High golf teams capture Spring River Classic titles at Roswell, NM  Deming Headlight

DEMING – Deming High golfers captured the Spring River Classic Golf Tournament in Roswell, NM on Monday and Tuesday. Boys and girls teams alternated ...

New Mexico's Brian Urlacher returns to home state for inaugural event  KOAT Albuquerque

Whether he was at Lovington High School, with the Lobos or the Chicago Bears, most New Mexicans are used to seeing Brian Urlacher on the football field, but ...

Officials: Carlsbad sinkhole to take 2 years to fill  KRQE News 13

A massive sinkhole on the southern edge of Carlsbad and along a busy intersection will take officials two years to fill.

Video shows bear caught roaming near Santa Fe businesses  KRQE News 13

A lot of people in Santa Fe had quite the distraction at work Wednesday.

New Mexico Poison Center reminds people to use SnakeBite 911 app  KRQE News 13

It's a busy time for snakes, and the New Mexico Poison Center says it's a good time to remind people about the SnakeBite 911 app.

Heavy rains, flooding impact Santa Fe, Albuquerque, Rio Rancho  KRQE News 13

Severe weather impacted the Santa Fe, Albuquerque and Rio Rancho Monday night.

Massage therapist sues Tinder match, his wife after affair  KRQE News 13

A massage therapist is suing a New Mexico man and woman over allegations the couple harassed her after she had an affair with the man she met on the dating ...

Brian Urlacher shares favorite New Mexico moments  KOAT Albuquerque

Brian Urlacher has put together a Hall of Fame resume on the football field and he's an icon in Chicago, but he hasn't forgotten about where he came from ...

Hobbs teen arrested in fatal shooting  KOAT Albuquerque

A Hobbs teen has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting of a former Lovington High School football player.

Tech company brings nearly 700 jobs to Albuquerque  KRQE News 13

A California-based tech company plans to bring nearly 700 new jobs to downtown Albuquerque.

Riggins Returns to Pojoaque Baseball | Sports  Rio Grande Sun

Former Pojoaque Valley High School baseball coach, Robert Riggins, was hired to return to lead the Elks in 2019.

Española Softball Primed for Improved Year | Sports  Rio Grande Sun

The season may still be young, but there's already a completely different feel for this year's Española Valley High School softball team. In fact, head coach ...

Las Cruces PD’s lip sync video draws national attention  KRQE News 13

The internet has been flooded with lip sync challenge videos, but a New Mexico police department's performance is being called one of the best.

ENMU Instructor Named President-Elect of SCOLAS  ENMU News Releases

"I love teaching. I love my students. I love teaching diversity. I love introducing the importance of native languages. I love training teachers on how to work with ...

Students Aid Invasive Species Control While Learning

High School welding students gained hands-on fabrication experience while contributing to the collaborative state-wide effort to manage an invasive species.

New Mexico grades most Santa Fe schools D or F  Santa Fe New Mexican

More than half of Santa Fe's public schools received D's or F's in statewide ratings this year, leading New Mexico Public Education Secretary-designate ...

Urlacher officially enshrined into the NFF College Football Hall of Fame  UNM Newsroom

For a guy who brought his lunch pail everyday to practice, first at Lovington High School and then for The University of New Mexico, the black-tie affair fit Brian ...

Urlacher now college football royalty  Albuquerque Journal

NEW YORK — Brian Urlacher was, by his telling, a "tall, skinny freshman" from Lovington High School who "didn't have a position when he arrived at the ...

Ocampo: Opponents should expect dogfight from Warriors in 2018  El Defensor Chieftain

For most high school students, when school lets out in May for summer vacation, it is exactly that, a vacation. But for athletes, there is no off season.

Urlacher elected to College Football Hall of Fame  Albuquerque Journal

Brian Urlacher is going where no Lobo football player has ever gone. The Lovington High School grad and collegiate All-American has been named to the ...

Donald Clayton Camp  Roswell Daily Record

Donald Clayton Camp, age 68, of Roswell, NM died peacefully in his home, Wednesday, December 13, 2017. All are welcome to attend a public viewing and ...

New Mexico’s Top 10 Major News Stories of 2018  KRQE News 13

Here's a look back at major news stories that happened throughout New Mexico in 2018.

Podcast: Cavegirls coach talks inside game and becoming a fast-paced team  Carlsbad Current-Argus

Basketball coach Taylor Edmondson said talent changes mean a change for how the Cavegirls operate on the court.

Urlacher calls it a career  ABQ Journal

If someone set out to design the perfect physical specimen for a football player, that player would look a lot like Brian Urlacher. But it was not Urlacher's rare ...

Urlacher goes from hitting QBs to golf balls  Albuquerque Journal

Brian Urlacher sports a strikingly different look these days. Yet, beneath the new head of hair — thanks to a transplant undergone last year — and behind the ...

DHS girls second in Santa Fe tournament  Deming Headlight

Lady Cat basketball players have adapted well to the road during the non-district portion of the 2015-16 schedule. The Deming High girls have collected five ...

Coaching is a calling for the Orlando Magic's James Borrego  Orlando Sentinel

James Borrego had help on his way to becoming the Magic's interim coach.

In remembrance: Locals who passed on in April  Bloomington Pantagraph

April 2017 obituaries and announcements in the Bloomington–Normal area. View obituaries any time at

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