Stephanie Chavez, KRQE News 13

Stephanie Chavez

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Recent articles by Stephanie:

Locals respond to state requiring booster shots for certain professions

Two Albuquerque residents respond to the state's COVID-19 booster dose requirement for certain jobs. → Read More

APD seeking new head of police reform

A job posting for a new superintendent of police reform for the Albuquerque Police Department has been listed. → Read More

Video shines light on neglected historic Santa Fe cemetery

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – People are accusing a marble shop of using a historic cemetery next door as a dumping ground, it was first brought to light by a YouTuber. However, the business owner tells a much different story about who’s trashing the graveyard near downtown Santa Fe. Tombstones dating all the way back to […] | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico → Read More

Ad campaign aims to get more passengers on Rail Runner

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – After being shut down for nearly a year, the New Mexico Rail Runner is releasing a new advertisement, with the hopes of attracting more passangers. The train runs along a 100-mile corridor, with fifteen stations from Santa Fe to Belen. Back in 2019, KRQE reported that the ridership was down nearly 40% […] → Read More

House fire near Old Town sparks questions about squatters in Albuquerque

Earlier this week, the property next door to Montoya's woodworking businesses went up in flames, putting Montoya's business in danger. → Read More

Burglars cut power, break into popular Albuquerque restaurant

It was a terrible way to start the holiday week for a popular New Mexican restaurant. Someone broke in and stole the safe, adding insult to injury, they also trashed the place. This is the second time in five years, the restaurant has been targeted despite having cameras. They have no surveilence video because the […] | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico → Read More

Town of Grants once again without City Manager

Thursday evening, Councilors Rick Lucero and Fred Rodarte voted to fire Vanessa Chavez, despite community members asking them to keep her around. → Read More

Albuquerque man featured in global campaign to end mental health stigma

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – An Albuquerque man is on a mission to end the stigma associated with mental health, now he’s being featured in an international campaign to help raise awareness. Robert Arrieta is not a fan of how he looks with a mustache, but in November, he grows it out anyway. “You get a lot of […] | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico → Read More

City council set to vote on funding priorities for upcoming legislative session

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – As the legislative session gets closer, the city is putting together a long wish list for tens of millions of dollars for projects all around Albuquerque. Right now, the wish list is seven pages long, and it includes projects the city’s been hoping to get done for years. For more than a […] → Read More

Albuquerque City Council reconsider mayoral powers

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Does the mayor of Albuquerque have too much power? A few city councilors are pushing for a study to see if the city would be better off stripping the mayor’s off of some of its responsibilities. Right now, the mayor hires everyone responsible for the day-to-day operations of the city government. If the […] → Read More

Investigation continues in death of 1-month-old in Valencia County

LOS LUNAS, N.M. (KRQE) –The Valencia County Sheriff’s Office has just released a new video as the investigation into the death of a one-month-old allegedly at the hands of his mother continues. The video is from November 8, one week before the child’s death in El Cerro Mission. According to deputies, the mother called 911 saying […] | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico → Read More

Santa Fe man’s car makes it to Semi-Finals in Hot Wheels competition

Retired engineer Paul Kalenian says it took him about seven months to build his aluminum, 2020 racer named Lulu in his Santa Fe garage. → Read More

Albuquerque World War II veteran honored with French medal

During a Veterans Day ceremony at Albuquerque Meadows, a member of the French Consulate presented Harvey with the Chevalier Class of the Legion for his service to France during the Alsace Campaign in World War II. → Read More

Critical race theory will not be included in new social studies standards

From the very beginning of that conversation, one of the biggest concerns has been the implementation of Critical Race Theory. → Read More

Local partnership hopes to spark conversation about poverty in the state

The Shop is one of five restaurants in Albuquerque partnering with Three Sisters Kitchen for their month-long Nutritional Values Campaign. → Read More

These Albuquerque intersections to get major road improvements

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque City Councilors are gearing up for some big improvement projects, some years in the making. Part of the holdup for fixing things like major intersections in Uptown, and near the West Mesa, was money. “West Central has always been a number one priority for me,” said District 3 City Councilor, Klarissa […] → Read More

Is it OK to go trick-or-treating during the pandemic?

NEW YORK (AP) — Is it OK to go trick-or-treating during the pandemic? It depends on the situation and your comfort level, but there are ways to minimize the risk of infection this Halloween. Whether you feel comfortable with your children trick-or-treating could depend on factors including how high the COVID-19 transmission rate is in […] | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico → Read More

New program helps those with developmental disabilities find jobs

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Looking for a job can be stressful for anyone, from finding the openings, filling out long applications, and then the interviews. Now a new program is looking to make that process easier for people with developmental disabilities (D.D.). “We don’t really have any entry-level or administrative support positions available,” says Alice Liu […] → Read More

Survey reveals what APD officers believe to be biggest factor in crime problem

Morale is low among officers with the Albuquerque Police Department according to a union survey. → Read More

‘Just get down on the ground’: Stray bullets fly through dental office

Video captured by a webcam set up at Kids First Dental Care, shows employees ducking for cover after a stray bullet flies right through the front window of the office. → Read More