Sandra Ramirez,

Sandra Ramirez

Albuquerque, NM, United States

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Past articles by Sandra:

Teen once charged with killing family dog is accused in another shooting

Sebastian Garcia was released from juvenile custody in November → Read More

Teen with lengthy criminal history has been charged in recent shooting

Sebastian Garcia was once accused of breaking into a family's home and killing their Great Dane. He was eventually released from juvenile custody and now police... → Read More

Man who murdered his family has threatened to kill others while in custody

Nehemiah Griego could be released from juvenile custody on his 21st birthday → Read More

New Mexicans arrested during immigration protest in D.C.

This group plans to continue fighting until they get a path to citizenship, no matter the cost. → Read More

Mayor Keller: Federal funding for ART isn't guaranteed

The good, the bad, and the ugly: that's how Mayor Tim Keller described all the problems with the Albuquerque Rapid Transit Project. → Read More

Man charged in torturing, killing teen faces life in prison

He’s accused of beating Valencia and forcing the teen to live in a dog kennel where he was eventually left to die. → Read More

Gov. Martinez suggests retired officers work as school security guards

During a meeting at the White House this week, Martinez told President Trump about her plan to get retired police officers and deputies back to work as school s... → Read More

Government will continue to accept DACA renewals

The Trump administration wanted to end DACA on March 5. → Read More

Students arrested for having guns at Albuquerque High will stay in custody

The state argued that three teens are a danger to students at Albuquerque High School and to the community. → Read More

La Cueva student: 'I live in fear sometimes because of the shooting'

Students at La Cueva High School held what they called a “remembrance rally” Wednesday. → Read More

Mexico student who crosses border every day will graduate with honors

He’ll graduate from Deming High School this May with honors, but his mom won't be able to cross the border to watch him walk the stage. → Read More

APS investing $5.6 million into school security on all campuses

“It is our responsibility to do everything possible to protect our students, staff and community from danger,” APS superintendent Raquel Reedy said. → Read More

Crossing the border to gain an American education

Parents walk their kids as far as they can go, give them a kiss and send them off to cross an international port of entry alone. → Read More

Local students will demand stricter gun laws during demonstration

The students are planning to walk their posters out onto the soccer field at 12:19 p.m. Wednesday. → Read More

Teacher of the Year fears losing DACA protections

"I’m so honored, so proud to be a voice and so scared when I go home. So scared when I am here thinking about it," she said. → Read More

Loved ones say final goodbye to teen who was tortured, killed

Somber church bells rang as this white casket was ushered out of Saint Anthony’s church in Pecos and loaded onto a hearse. → Read More

Teacher reacts to shocking comments about undocumented immigrants

The White House Chief of Staff called some undocumented immigrants too lazy to apply for protection from deportation. → Read More

Malnutrition could impact children’s brain development

KOAT Expert Dr. Ramo says a child's nutrition in the first 1,000 days of their life impacts how their brain develops or fails to develop. → Read More

Suspects in teen's brutal death to appear in court

This week a judge will decide if the three suspects accused in the torture and killing of a 13-year-old boy are too dangerous to be let out of jail. → Read More

Judge to decide if child abuse, torture killing suspects too dangerous to get out of jail

SANTA FE COUNTY, N.M. — A judge will decide this week if the three suspects accused in the beating, torture and death of Jeremiah Valencia are too dangerous to be released from jail. Thomas Ferguson is the main suspect accused in the teenager's death. Police said Ferguson’s son, Jordan Nunez, dug the grave and helped bury the victim. Valencia’s own mother, Tracy Pena, is accused of wrapping her… → Read More