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Live Blog: APD Protests

April 12th, 2014 at 6:06 pm by under Latest Posts

Just days after the DOJ revealed their findings on the Albuquerque Police Department anti-APD protesters are back in Civic Plaza to voice their opinions. Visit KRQE.com for full details of the events.


Game of Thrones renewed for 5th and 6th seasons

April 8th, 2014 at 9:08 pm by under Latest Posts

Some great news for Game of Thrones fans.

The HBO hit show has been renewed for two more seasons on heels of Sunday’s 4th-season premiere.

The show is based on the books by Santa Fe author George R.R. Martin.

When News 13 talked to Martin earlier this year, he said he’s still writing book six in the seven book series.

The network promises more dazzling storytelling in the fifth and sixth seasons.


Live Blog: ABQ City Council meeting

April 7th, 2014 at 5:17 pm by under Latest Posts, Live Events

The Albuquerque City Council meeting regarding the controversy surrounding APD is underway. @ChrisMcKeeTV is live tweeting from there.

  • The crowd has thinned out but public comment continues. This meeting started at 5pm.pic.twitter.com/fxUaPqh2HC
  • Councilor Diane Gibson: “We are listening” — urges crowd to calm down as lots of people are boo’ing, overpowering APD supporters speaking
  • Another APD supporter speaking, Says there are “more honorable officers than not.”
  • Elaine Duran speaking now about support for APD — “we strongly oppose any task force demands.” Garners loud boos from audience.
  • Ellis: “We’ve got a unique opportunity here,” Ellis also acknowledges the DOJ findings will come down on Thursday
  • Kenneth Ellis is now speaking, “we’re all in this together.” “It’s very disturbing to me its taken 4 years of me coming & speaking with you”
  • Man now presenting his support for APD, “I’ve been pulled over by APD and I’m still alive.” Blames NM’s “weak criminal justice system”
  • Speaker puts up image showing his dissatisfaction of Mayor Berry. “The buck stops at the mayor’s desk.”pic.twitter.com/ynge6aGjdB
  • Same person who live streamed APD protest last weekend, Thomas Dixon also live streaming council meeting. pic.twitter.com/WxJ7yI3WeC
  • At least one person in meeting continuously holding up “I support APD” sign. pic.twitter.com/C3z8EQwgS2
  • Four public “presentations” have now finished. Councilors now questioning presenters, then official “public comment” will start.
  • Now speaking: Ralph Arellanes, director of New Mexico LULAC now speaking, making several demands from police oversight task force.
  • @KatherineKRQE will have a live report from council chambers in a couple minutes on @krqeat 5:30. More than 100 have signed up to comment
  • Nicole Moreland speaking now, sister in law of Christopher Torres who was killed in APD shooting years ago. Slammed several city officials.
  • Mayor RJ Berry is not here at tonight’s city council meeting, many in crowd boo’ed at the announcement.
  • ABQ city council has begun. Full house w/ many expected to speak about James Boyd shooting & APD pic.twitter.com/vAs7ODi6Ql

Half price admission at BioPark Easter weekend

April 5th, 2014 at 5:24 pm by under Latest Posts

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – The Albuquerque BioPark invites you to enjoy the Aquarium, Zoo and Botanic Garden at half-priced admission on Easter weekend.

All single admission tickets will be hall-off April 19th and 20th and attendees can enjoy special Easter events at each BioPark location.

Special events include:

Visitors should note that if you wish to purchase tickets online they will not be at the discounted price. BioPark combo tickets will also remain at their regular price.

For more information call 768-2000 or visit www.abqbiopark.com.


BioPark hosts sustainable seafood seminar

April 3rd, 2014 at 9:03 pm by under Latest Posts

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – The Albuquerque BioPark is hosting a free seminar Saturday about sustainable seafood.

Marine Conservation You Can Taste: How Smart Seafood Choices Help Save Marine Life will focus on the science around fisheries and how everyday choices affect ocean conservation.

The seminar will take place from 12:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

If you would like more information call 848-7180.