• 6-year-old girl's death investigated as a homicide By KOAT   -   Aug 14, 2018

    6-YEAR-OLD GIRL'S DEATH INVESTIGATED AS A HOMICIDE

    On Saturday police and paramedics were called to a Rio Rancho home on the 200 block of Moonstone Drive. There they found a 6-year-old...

  • Officials: Taos County Courthouse placed on lockdown due to threats By KOAT   -   Aug 14, 2018

    OFFICIALS: TAOS COUNTY COURTHOUSE PLACED ON LOCKDOWN DUE TO THREATS

    The threats come just one day after a judge said the five adults found with 11 malnourished children at a northern New Mexico compound...

  • Nun caught smuggling cocaine in shoe heels was misled by online boyfriend, attorney says By KOAT   -   Aug 14, 2018

    NUN CAUGHT SMUGGLING COCAINE IN SHOE HEELS WAS MISLED BY ONLINE BOYFRIEND, ATTORNEY SAYS

    Customs officers said they found two pounds of drugs in the high heels of her shoes she had packed.

  • PHOTOS: Zozobra meets his fiery fate as worries go up in flames By KOAT   -   Aug 14, 2018

    PHOTOS: ZOZOBRA MEETS HIS FIERY FATE AS WORRIES GO UP IN FLAMES

    Every year thousands gather in Fort Marcy Park to watch their glooms go up in flames in the form of a giant marionette.

  • Former Gov. Gary Johnson to make Libertarian bid for Senate seat By KOAT   -   Aug 14, 2018

    FORMER GOV. GARY JOHNSON TO MAKE LIBERTARIAN BID FOR SENATE SEAT

    His open advocacy for legalized marijuana broke mainstream 1990s political taboos and made him a national curiosity.

  • New Mexico Firefighters help with Mendocino Complex fire By KOAT   -   Aug 14, 2018

    NEW MEXICO FIREFIGHTERS HELP WITH MENDOCINO COMPLEX FIRE

    Eighteen firefighters from New Mexico are in California helping with the Mendocino Complex Fire.

  • 'I felt like I really knew him': Woman warns others of online dating scams By KOAT   -   Aug 14, 2018

    'I FELT LIKE I REALLY KNEW HIM': WOMAN WARNS OTHERS OF ONLINE DATING SCAMS

    Online dating scammers have reportedly taken $884 million from American victims over the past three years, according to the Better...

  • Woman wakes up to rabid bat on arm By KOAT   -   Aug 14, 2018

    WOMAN WAKES UP TO RABID BAT ON ARM

    Signs of rabies include abnormal behavior like nocturnal animals wandering around in daylight, approaching humans or other animals...

  • Cranking up that heat By KOAT   -   Aug 14, 2018

    CRANKING UP THAT HEAT

    Better storm chances come in to the forecast later this week.

  • Father barred from owning gun shoots, kills 3 kids and himself By KOAT   -   Aug 14, 2018

    FATHER BARRED FROM OWNING GUN SHOOTS, KILLS 3 KIDS AND HIMSELF

    A father who was arrested in March and May on domestic violence complaints went on a shooting spree outside his home, killing three...

  • Multiple pedestrians injured after car crashes into barrier outside UK parliament By KOAT   -   Aug 14, 2018

    MULTIPLE PEDESTRIANS INJURED AFTER CAR CRASHES INTO BARRIER OUTSIDE UK PARLIAMENT

    A man was arrested Tuesday morning after his car crashed into a security barrier outside the UK Houses of Parliament in central London.

  • Prosecutors describe final moments of boy found on compound By KOAT   -   Aug 14, 2018

    PROSECUTORS DESCRIBE FINAL MOMENTS OF BOY FOUND ON COMPOUND

    On Monday, prosecutors laid out a timeline of what they believe happened to 4-year-old Abdul-Ghani Wahhaj, who was reported missing...

  • Fabian Gonzales serenades mom, but has a very different tune in other calls By KOAT   -   Aug 14, 2018

    FABIAN GONZALES SERENADES MOM, BUT HAS A VERY DIFFERENT TUNE IN OTHER CALLS

    In one jailhouse call, a man tells Gonzales he would kill one of the suspects in the Victoria Martens' case if given the chance.

  • Taos County compound suspects will be released until trial By KOAT   -   Aug 14, 2018

    TAOS COUNTY COMPOUND SUSPECTS WILL BE RELEASED UNTIL TRIAL

    She set a $20,000 bond for each and ordered that they wear ankle monitors and have weekly contact with their attorneys.

  • Compound defendants to be released pending trial By KOAT   -   Aug 14, 2018

    COMPOUND DEFENDANTS TO BE RELEASED PENDING TRIAL

    Lucas Morton, Hurjah Wahhaj and Subhana Wahhaj, Jany Leveille and Siraj Wahhaj will learn if a judge will order them to stay in jail...

  • Father describes professional lives of two sisters arrested from Taos County compound By KOAT   -   Aug 14, 2018

    FATHER DESCRIBES PROFESSIONAL LIVES OF TWO SISTERS ARRESTED FROM TAOS COUNTY COMPOUND

    The father said one of his daughters is published author and his other daughter is well-known public speaker.

  • Monsoon storms will return later this week By KOAT   -   Aug 14, 2018

    MONSOON STORMS WILL RETURN LATER THIS WEEK

    Chief Meteorologist Joe Diaz says Tuesday and Wednesday will be very hot, but chances for thunderstorms will increase later in the...

  • Police identify 6-year-old homicide victim By KOAT   -   Aug 13, 2018

    POLICE IDENTIFY 6-YEAR-OLD HOMICIDE VICTIM

    Additional resources have been called in due to nature of call, police say

  • Superheroes wash windows, surprise kids at children's hospital By KOAT   -   Aug 13, 2018

    SUPERHEROES WASH WINDOWS, SURPRISE KIDS AT CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL

    What these superheroes are giving to the patients at this children's hospital is something much better than medicine.

  • 'No mom should have to go through that': Woman accused of shoplifting informs police she's pregnant By KOAT   -   Aug 13, 2018

    'NO MOM SHOULD HAVE TO GO THROUGH THAT': WOMAN ACCUSED OF SHOPLIFTING INFORMS POLICE SHE'S PREGNANT

    A pregnant woman shopping at Staples says she was confronted about what she was concealing beneath her shirt and fessed up, saying:...