Jami Seymore, KRQE News 13

Jami Seymore

KRQE News 13

Albuquerque, NM, United States

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Recent articles by Jami:

Privately-run immigration detention center in Otero Co. gets big pay bump from ICE

According to new documents obtained by the ACLU of New Mexico, Immigration and Customs Enforcement is paying for hundreds of beds at the Otero Co. Processing Center, with a long-term deal in the works. → Read More

Suspect in gun shop theft tied to murder near Route 66 Casino

Police say Erick Garcia's crime spree started Sept. 10 when a group of crooks rammed their car into the Los Ranchos Gun Shop near Osuna and Fourth. → Read More

Shoplifter hits Target stores 20+ times, taking thousands in goods

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Police are looking for the crook responsible for a string of shoplifting cases across the metro, stealing thousands in merchandise from area Target stores. Putting a laser focus on shoplifters, Albuquerque Police are teaming up with big-box stores to curb crime. “What we’ve seen with our retail partnerships that we have […] → Read More

Nob Hill nuisance building is getting a second chance with longtime church

Shuttered for years, this building once served as the Trinity Methodist Church back in the 1940s. Lately, neighbors just call it a nuisance and an eyesore. → Read More

Local business owner fed up after thieves keep striking

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – An Albuquerque business owner is fed up after thieves continue to target him, racking up thousands of dollars in damages. He says it seems no matter what they do, the criminals keep coming back. In the past couple of months, thieves have taken off with everything from catalytic converters and aluminum, […] | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico → Read More

U.S. appeals court lets Texas temporarily resume abortion law

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – A federal appeals courts Friday night allowed Texas to temporarily resume banning most abortions, just one day after clinics across the state began rushing to serve patients again for the first time since early September. Abortion providers in Texas had been bracing for the 5th U.S. Court of Appeals to act […] | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico → Read More

Santa Fe family believes bear found near yard may have been poisoned

Mila Shelehoff says the bear came back to a nearby arroyo a few days ago, lethargic and unresponsive. After he died on Wednesday, she believes it may have been poisoned. → Read More

Man accused of killing wife released following court scheduling snafu

Jerome Gutierrez was released late last week. Now, the defense, prosecutors and courts are all pointing the finger at each other for making the mistake. → Read More

Zebras and chase crews: The unsung heroes of Balloon Fiesta

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – While most eyes are pointed to the sky, crews on the ground are busy making sure balloons get up in the air safely and back down to earth as softly as possible. Hearting the roar of the flames as the balloons inflate, catching your breath as they finally take flight — […] | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico → Read More

Albuquerque to get speed enforcement cameras following city council approval

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Speed cameras are officially coming to the Albuquerque metro after city council finally came to a vote following multiple delays. The city hopes they will help curb lead-foot drivers but some aren’t so sure it will work. If caught on camera, you could get a speeding ticket in the mail for […] | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico → Read More

Old Town sees new business after Plaza Don Luis renovations

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A handful of new businesses are opening in Old Town just in time for Balloon Fiesta, and while they hope the new ventures attract tourists, they also hope more locals stop by. From wineries and a brewery to hair salons and flower shops, Old Town’s newest small businesses hope the plaza […] → Read More

Campbell Ranch plan could bring 4,000+ homes to Edgewood area

EDGEWOOD, N.M. (KRQE) – The battle continues over a proposed development in the East Mountains more than 20 years in the making. Changes to the plan were approved Wednesday night, potentially making room for thousands of new homes to be built. The proposed Campbell Ranch master plan could bring more than 4,000 new homes and […] | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico → Read More

Shopping center off Montgomery and Wyoming to become homes, retail

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A long-shuttered Albuquerque shopping center along one of the city’s busiest intersections is now getting new life. The La Mirada Shopping Center was once bustling but after the departures of Hastings, Hobby Lobby, Noble and most recently, Payless, it’s been quiet. Now, it’s being torn down for a new project. “It […] → Read More

Albuquerque’s San Felipe de Neri School celebrating 140 years

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – One of the state’s oldest schools is marking a big milestone for serving Albuquerque children. The San Felipe de Neri School is celebrating 140 years of teaching. The school serves students from kindergarten through eighth grade and over the years, they still see many of them coming back – either to […] → Read More

Lawsuit filed against pilot’s estate on behalf of victim in deadly hot air balloon crash

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Just days after learning the pilot involved in New Mexico’s deadliest hot air balloon crash had drugs in his system at the time, a lawsuit has been filed on behalf of one of the victims. A wrongful death suit on behalf of Martin “Marty” Martinez has been filed against ride company […] | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico → Read More

New neighborhood associations still on hold as city council turns down proposal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – It took years of work to come up with a plan to revamp the city’s neighborhood associations. However, city council shot down those plans this week. Neighborhood associations hold a lot of power behind city decisions — from stadiums being built in your community to safety improvements. Now, a plan to […] → Read More

Balloon community calls for pilot drug tests after toxicology report in deadly crash

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – After a toxicology report showed the pilot involved in New Mexico’s deadliest hot air balloon crash had drugs in his system, fellow balloonists are calling for drug testing for pilots. According to the report, Nicholas Meleski had THC and cocaine in his system at the time of the crash that killed […] → Read More

Riders say transit system needs better schedule, more routes as free fares begin

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque’s City Council just passed a pilot program for zero bus fares, but some riders say the cost is not the reason why fewer people are riding. Residents who rely on city buses say while paying no money to ride will be great, it’s not enough to offset the issues of […] | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico → Read More

Hundreds of Indigenous women and girls remain missing, many in NM

From domestic to sexual, violence against women in tribal communities – both nationwide and here in the state – continues to grow, with little light shed on the issue. → Read More

APS seeing a rise in violence and bad behavior among students

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The superintendent of the state’s largest school district says violence and bad behavior is on the rise in schools. Now, Albuquerque Public Schools is sharing this warning with parents: keep an eye on your kids. APS Superintendent Scott Elder says while they don’t know exactly why kids are suddenly acting up […] → Read More