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.
Police: Shooting Reported on I-25 North of Albuquerque - U.S. News & World Re...
25 Jul 2017 at 12:25pm
KVIA El PasoPolice: Shooting Reported on I-25 North of AlbuquerqueU.S. News & World Report
(AP) ? Authorities say southbound traffic on a stretch of Interstate 25 north of Albuquerque
is being detoured following a shooting involving a suspect and at least one law enforcement officer. A New Mexico
State Police spokesman says ...Texas man arrested after armed robbery, exchange of gunfire with police on I-25Albuquerque Journalall 7 news articles »
New Mexico students' scores on PARCC exams rise slightly - Albuquerque Journal
24 Jul 2017 at 11:32pm
Albuquerque JournalNew Mexico students' scores on PARCC exams rise slightlyAlbuquerque Journal
After three years, New Mexico
students have slightly improved their performance on the PARCC exam, but the scores remain low. The 2017 results, released Monday, show 28.6 percent proficiency in English language arts and 19.7 percent in math. In 2015 ...New Mexico
student reading scores up, math stagnantKRQE News 13all 5 news articles »
Larger New Mexico high schools continue to struggle on PARCC - WRAL.com
25 Jul 2017 at 11:19am
Larger New Mexico high schools continue to struggle on PARCCWRAL.comALBUQUERQUE
? New results show many high schools in New Mexico's four largest cities continue to struggle with upper-level math and reading tests. An analysis by The Associated Press of data released this week on PARCC tests showed a ...and more »
The Latest: Albuquerque Police: 14-Year-Old Fatally Shot - U.S. News & World ...
22 Jul 2017 at 5:40pm
Albuquerque JournalThe Latest: Albuquerque Police: 14-Year-Old Fatally ShotU.S. News & World ReportALBUQUERQUE
(AP) ? The Latest on an Albuquerque shooting (all times local):. 5:30 p.m.. Albuquerque police say a 14-year-old boy was the person fatally shot when two other people were wounded in the parking lot of a pizza parlor. The family of ...No suspects in triple shooting that left teen deadAlbuquerque Journalall 4 news articles »
Albuquerque's Eastdale beats Carlsbad Shorthorn Little League 5-0 - KRQE News 13
24 Jul 2017 at 10:21pm
KRQE News 13Albuquerque's Eastdale beats Carlsbad Shorthorn Little League 5-0KRQE News 13ALBUQUERQUE
(KRQE) ? It's a battle between New Mexico Little League powerhouses Monday night as Albuquerque's Eastdale Little League All-Stars face Carlsbad Shorthorn Little League. A little rain and lightening didn't stop the crowd at Cibola ...Eastdale LL wins another state titleAlbuquerque Journalall 3 news articles »
PNM, enviro group lock horns on Four Corners - Albuquerque Journal
24 Jul 2017 at 3:37pm
Albuquerque JournalPNM, enviro group lock horns on Four CornersAlbuquerque Journal
The Santa Fe-based environmental group New Energy Economy has seized on those projections, released in early July, to oppose the utility's request to recover $148.7 million in capital investments at the plant in its current rate case at the New Mexico ...
Claim Jumper restaurant closes doors on short notice - KOB 4
24 Jul 2017 at 5:18pm
KOB 4Claim Jumper restaurant closes doors on short noticeKOB 4
Pena said some representatives from the Houston office were at the restaurant Sunday night and offered to help them get a job at one of their other locations. However, none of those are close to home. "They have nothing in New Mexico
for me, so I'm ...
Mosquito that can carry Zika found in Otero, Hidalgo counties - Albuquerque J...
25 Jul 2017 at 2:09pm
Albuquerque JournalMosquito that can carry Zika found in Otero, Hidalgo countiesAlbuquerque JournalALBUQUERQUE
? The Aedes aegypti species of mosquito ? those that can transmit the Zika virus ? has been identified for the first time in Otero and Hidalgo counties, the state Health Department and New Mexico State University announced ...and more »
Molina Healthcare announces cuts to national workforce - Albuquerque Business...
25 Jul 2017 at 11:29am
Albuquerque Business FirstMolina Healthcare announces cuts to national workforceAlbuquerque Business First
When news broke in May about the local layoffs, a spokesperson with the Albuquerque
-based Molina branch said they were a result of New Mexico
relaxing its care coordination rules. In early May, the company's shares dropped by 17 percent, prompting the ...and more »
Poll: 37 percent of New Mexicans approve of Pres. Trump - KRQE News 13
25 Jul 2017 at 6:44am
KRQE News 13Poll: 37 percent of New Mexicans approve of Pres. TrumpKRQE News 13
... in January and the end of June. About 56 percent told pollsters they disapprove of President Trump. Nationally about 40 percent of Americans approve while 54 percent disapprove of his job so far in office. New Mexico
gave President Trump his 11th ...and more »