Local Albuquerque News

New Mexico got aggressive start on testing for virus

Copyright © 2020 Albuquerque Journal People arrive at a testing facility across the street from Lovelace Medical Center, 601 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. NE, on Monday. New Mexico’s per capita testing is among the highest in the nation. (Roberto E. Rosales/Albuquerque Journal) New Mexico got off to a quick start testing for COVID-19. Last […]

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New Mexico election regulators want mail-in-only primary

Subscribe today: $3/3 months SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Local elections officials petitioned the New Mexico Supreme Court for permission to conduct the June 2 primary election by mail, asserting that the coronavirus pandemic makes it impossible to conduct traditional election-day balloting. Nearly all of the state’s 33 county clerks signed a petition that calls […]

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New Mexico’s governor warns tribal nations could be ‘wiped out’ by coronavirus

“I’m very worried, Mr. President,” Grisham said on a call with Trump Monday. March 30, 2020, 11:28 PM 5 min read 5 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham raised alarms with President Trump Monday about ‘incredible spikes” in coronavirus cases in Navajo Nation, warning that the […]

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2 new COVID-19 deaths reported in New Mexico as total cases rise to 281

In addition to the two deaths, the state announced 44 additional positive cases for COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in New Mexico to 281. The latest confirmed cases include: 16 new cases in Bernalillo County 2 new cases in Chaves County 1 new case in Doña Ana County 3 new cases in […]

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Thieves targeting cars parked at trail heads, Albuquerque Academy

Agents with the New Mexico Office of Special Investigations say they’re keeping tabs on cars parked at the Albuquerque BioPark, at trail heads and the Albuquerque Academy.They say people are parking their cars, then going to work out and a lot of people aren’t taking their keys with them. “They’re not wanting to carry back […]

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Jail inmate in Albuquerque tests positive for COVID-19

Updated 3:41 pm CDT, Monday, March 30, 2020 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s largest metropolitan jail reported Monday that an inmate has tested positive for the coronavirus and that jail workers who came into proximity with the inmate were isolating themselves at home. Bernalillo County officials who oversee the Metropolitan Detention Center say the infected […]

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New Mexico Bank & Trust provides relief and support in wake of COVID-19

customers and the communities we call home ALBUQUERQUE, N.M, March 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — New Mexico Bank & Trust announced relief and support for employees, consumers and businesses facing challenges due to the economic impact of COVID-19. “We recognize that the emergence of COVID-19, and the dramatic steps we all must take to limit […]

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