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Recent articles by Matthew:

APD investigates death, IDs shooting victims

Police looking into a possible homicide Tuesday afternoon at a mobile home park on West Central → Read More

Favorable weather aids wildfire crews

Higher humidity, lower temperatures arrive, containment steady at 40% → Read More

NM again deadliest state for pedestrians

24% increase in 2021 edges Florida's No. 2 ranking → Read More

APD: Day-drinking preceded man firing at police

Copyright © 2022 Albuquerque Journal Authorities say a man was drinking with some friends before he decided to fire a rifle at multiple police officers from an apartment balcony Thursday evening in Southeast Albuquerque. Jimmy Lopez (MDC) Jimmy Lopez, 32, was detained after a standoff with SWAT teams, tactical vehicles and crisis negotiators that shut down an entire neighborhood for hours. He is… → Read More

Officials pause prescribed burns

Smoke from the Calf Canyon/Hermits Peak Fire rises to join with clouds northeast of the village of Llano, near Penasco, on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. (Eddie Moore/Albuquerque Journal) Copyright © 2022 Albuquerque Journal Officials put a 90-day pause on prescribed burns across the country on Friday as crews continue to fight a massive blaze – partially started as a prescribed burn – that has… → Read More

Ex-guard in Grants charged with rape

Suspect told police that he also snuck in contraband for inmate, her cellmates → Read More

Man fatally shot in SE ABQ

A man was fatally shot Friday afternoon in Southeast Albuquerque. Gilbert Gallegos, an Albuquerque police spokesman, said officers responded around 2 p.m. to a shooting in the 1500 block of High SE, near Interstate 25 and Central. He said as officers responded a man with a gunshot wound showed up to the hospital. The man […] → Read More

APD: Man detained after lengthy standoff, shooting at police in SE ABQ

A man is in custody hours after authorities say he fired at officers from a balcony Thursday evening in a Southeast Albuquerque neighborhood. Daren DeAguero, an Albuquerque police spokesman, said the man was taken into custody without incident. DeAguero did not identify the man. Gilbert Gallegos, another police spokesman, said nobody was struck by gunfire […] → Read More

APD solving more homicides

Department touts 97% clearance rate with 47 suspects arrested → Read More

Documents detail rape allegations against shooter

Man who killed two teens and himself was under investigation → Read More

Biden vows full support for NM fire recovery

Calf Canyon/Hermits Peak Fire surpasses 300,000 acres → Read More

Brazos resident is charged in killing of neighbor

Suspect and victim have a history of prior dispute → Read More

Oil worker charged in killing of best friend

Man allegedly shot victim following a dispute over religion at a cookout → Read More

Governor estimates over 1,000 structures lost in blaze

Calf Canyon/Hermits Peak Fire nears 300,000 acres burned → Read More

Crews working 'day and night' to keep blaze from homes

Officials say flames hadn't made much headway on Saturday → Read More

Hundreds in ABQ march for abortion rights

With strong voice and signage, hundreds took to Albuquerque’s streets in support of abortion rights Saturday morning — part of the Bans Off Our Bodies demonstrations that swept the country the same day. The marchers were fueled by a recent leaked draft opinion indicating the U.S. Supreme Court could be poised to overturn Roe v. […] → Read More

State Police ID off-duty officer who shot teen

18-year-old accused of trying to steal ammo from Cabela's → Read More

Crews find time to feed abandoned pets while battling fire

Firefighters also record the animals' locations for later rescue → Read More

APD investigates 42nd homicide, IDs recent victims

Albuquerque police found a man shot to death behind a Walgreens overnight Thursday and released the identities of several recent victims as the city inches closer to 50 slayings so far this year. Gilbert Gallegos, an Albuquerque Police Department spokesman, said officers responded around 12:30 a.m. to reports of a body behind Walgreens at Central […] → Read More

'Flames ... like a monster'

Clayton Quintana helped take care of his surrounding neighbors’ livestock as flames spread near his family’s ranch and the surrounding area off N.M. 94 near Manuelitas in northern New Mexico. Quintana’s family ranch survived the blaze. Firefighters continue to battle the Calf Canyon/Hermits Peak Fire that has grown to grown to 259,810 acres. (Chancey Bush/Albuquerque Journal) Editor’s note:… → Read More