Albuquerque - New Mexico

WATCH: Final weekend of Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta underway

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Balloons launched in two waves Saturday in a “mass ascension” on the final weekend of the nine-day Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta.Read more

New Mexico film industry up amid abortion fights elsewhere

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New Mexico's film industry appears to be on the brink of a boom thanks to abortion law controversies in other states and expanded incentives.Read more

New Mexico woman arrested for DWI on electric scooter

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A New Mexico woman was arrested for driving an electric scooter while intoxicated. Read more


Man arrested for hiding dozens of diamonds in anal cavity

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (WTHR) — A New Mexico man is facing charges after police found 44 diamonds in a bag inside his anal cavity....Read more

Teen planned to shoot ex-girlfriend at school, documents say

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A note found in a 16-year-old boy's pocket indicated that he had planned to kill his ex-girlfriend and others on Valentine's Day, when he fired a gunshot inside his high...Read more

Missing 3-year-old New Mexico boy found safe

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Police are asking the public for help in locating a missing and endangered 3-year-old boy.Read more

New Mexico woman sues hospital for resuscitating her

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A New Mexico woman who was brought back to life is suing the hospital for violating her rights.Read more

Netflix deal could boost all parts of New Mexico

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While Albuquerque has been named as Netflix's newest production hub, those in the industry say the benefits are likely to reach all parts of New Mexico.Read more

Balloon fest underway in New Mexico

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More balloon launches are scheduled Wednesday and next weekend, too.Read more


Feds: Priest blamed sex abuse on cancer he didn't have

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A former New Mexico priest, who fled the U.S. decades ago amid allegations of child sex abuse and once blamed his behavior on a cancer diagnosis which prosecutors say he...Read more

Police officer helps homeless man get new wheelchair

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A police officer in Albuquerque, New Mexico went above and beyond the call of duty to help a wheelchair-bound homeless man Saturday.Read more