There's plenty to do, see, and learn in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Albuquerque is the largest city in the state of New Mexico, United States. It is the county seat of Bernalillo County and is situated in the central part of the state, straddling the Rio Grande. The city population was 545,852 as of the 2010 Census and ranks as the 32nd-largest city in the U.S. As of June 2007, the city was the sixth fastest-growing in America. It has a metropolitan population of 907,755 as of the 2011 Census estimate. Albuquerque is the 57th-largest United States metropolitan area. The Albuquerque MSA population includes the city of Rio Rancho.
Albuquerque is home to the University of New Mexico (UNM), Kirtland Air Force Base, Sandia National Laboratories, Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, and Petroglyph National Monument. The Sandia Mountains run along the eastern side of Albuquerque, and the Rio Grande flows through the city, north to south.
Veteran Albuquerque TV Reporter Killed in Helicopter Crash - U.S. News & Worl...
17 Sep 2017 at 12:58pm
U.S. News & World ReportVeteran Albuquerque TV Reporter Killed in Helicopter CrashU.S. News & World ReportALBUQUERQUE
(AP) ? A longtime reporter-videographer at an Albuquerque TV station has died after the news helicopter he was piloting crashed and burned in a field near a New Mexico ghost town, authorities said Sunday. Bob Martin, 64, was ...Helicopter crash kills television journalistSanta Fe New MexicanVeteran pilot, local newsman killed in helicopter crashKOAT AlbuquerquePush in Congress could help New Mexico
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Albuquerque Police: Man Is Accused of Arson, Criminal Damage - U.S. News & Wo...
18 Sep 2017 at 3:39pm
Albuquerque Police: Man Is Accused of Arson, Criminal DamageU.S. News & World ReportALBUQUERQUE
(AP) ? Police in Albuquerque say they've arrested a man on suspicion of arson and criminal damage to property. They say 32-year-old Joseph Grubb was taken into custody Monday morning outside the Cesar Chavez Community ...and more »
APD: Circle K clerk shot, injured suspected armed robber - Albuquerque Journal
18 Sep 2017 at 11:13pm
Albuquerque JournalAPD: Circle K clerk shot, injured suspected armed robberAlbuquerque Journal
Hernandez said the suspect was still breathing when he was taken to the University of New Mexico
Hospital. He said the suspect's gun was still inside the store Monday evening. Officers also learned there had been another armed robbery at a nearby ...Attempted robber shot by store clerk at Albuquerque
Circle KKOAT AlbuquerqueSuspect shot during attempted robbery near Eubank, CandelariaKRQE News 13all 5 news articles »
New Mexico theater decides not play 'Gone With the Wind' - Albuquerque Journal
18 Sep 2017 at 2:01pm
New Mexico theater decides not play 'Gone With the Wind'Albuquerque JournalALBUQUERQUE
? Albuquerque's cultural services department called off a weekend screening of the classic movie ?Gone With the Wind? at a city-owned theater because of concerns that it celebrated the Confederacy. KOB-TV reports ...and more »
Embezzlement scheme embroils Albuquerque charter school - Santa Fe New Mexican
18 Sep 2017 at 10:18pm
Embezzlement scheme embroils Albuquerque charter schoolSanta Fe New MexicanAlbuquerque
police say an embezzlement scheme involving a state charter school's former assistant business manager led to nearly $700,000 in losses, up from the more than $475,000 that an initial review found had been funneled from La Promesa Early ...
AP Analysis: 7 Albuquerque Officers Earned $124K or More - U.S. News & World ...
19 Sep 2017 at 12:39am
AP Analysis: 7 Albuquerque Officers Earned $124K or MoreU.S. News & World ReportALBUQUERQUE
(AP) ? Records show seven Albuquerque beat police officers were among the city's top 25 salary earners last year and made more than the mayor thanks to overtime. An analysis by The Associated Press of the city of Albuquerque's ...and more »
Combat sports: Holmes' New Mexico stable gaining notice - Albuquerque Journal
18 Sep 2017 at 8:40pm
Albuquerque JournalCombat sports: Holmes' New Mexico stable gaining noticeAlbuquerque Journal
There will be TV exposure for some of the New
Mexicans, too. Holmes said a scheduled four-round bout between Rio Rancho middleweight Bryant McClain (4-0-1, one KO) and Albuquerque
resident and Mexico
native Ambrocio Bautista (2-1) will lead off the ...
No boundary changes for New Mexico's 2 national monuments - Albuquerque Journal
18 Sep 2017 at 3:38pm
Albuquerque JournalNo boundary changes for New Mexico's 2 national monumentsAlbuquerque JournalALBUQUERQUE
? The boundaries of two national monuments in New Mexico that were part of an expansive federal review would remain unchanged under recommendations made by U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, providing some relief to the ...Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's Report to the President on National Monuments - DocumentCloudDocumentCloudShrink at least 4 national monuments and modify a half-dozen others, Zinke tells TrumpWashington PostInterior Report Recommends Cuts or Changes to Seven National Land MonumentsWall Street Journalall 182 news articles »
Fall shows off New Mexico's brilliant foliage - Albuquerque Journal
15 Sep 2017 at 7:03am
Albuquerque JournalFall shows off New Mexico's brilliant foliageAlbuquerque Journal
To get there from Albuquerque
, take Interstate 40 to the Tijeras exit and go south (right) on N.M.
337 for about 35 miles. Look for a T-intersection at N.M.
55 and head west (right). Drive to the town of Tajique and look for the Fourth of July ...
One more day to enjoy the New Mexico State Fair - Albuquerque Journal
17 Sep 2017 at 12:47am
Albuquerque JournalOne more day to enjoy the New Mexico State FairAlbuquerque Journal
From left, Danya Narlesky, 6, and Gemma Keim, 8, watch from the wings of the stage as other dancers in Los Niņos de Santa Fe y Compania perform at Villa Hispana at the New Mexico
State Fair on Saturday. (Jim Thompson/Albuquerque