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Documentary about notorious Albuquerque gang leader’s life after prison begins filming

Brianna Gallegos, KRQE News 13
Albuquerque, Jun 28, 2017
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Jeffrey Padilla is the leader of the notorious Los Padillas gang and a convicted killer. He was released from prison Tuesday and had camera crews following him.

Reminders for fire prevention this Fourth of July

Christine Pae, KOAT Action 7 News
Albuquerque, Jun 28, 2017
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Firefighters with the City of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County have these tips to ensure a safe Fourth of July holiday:

Wildfires burning in New Mexico, several western states

KOB Web Staff
Albuquerque, Jun 28, 2017
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Crews started fighting a new fire near Taos Tuesday evening. The Taos News sports department provided video of the fire. They say the fire is burning east of town along Witt Road. County, town, and volunteer firefighters have responded.

Navajo council approves lease extension for coal plant

Associated Press
Santa Fe, Jun 27, 2017
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation Council has approved legislation that will allow a coal-fired power plant in northern Arizona to continue operating through December 2019. The 18-4 vote late Monday means at least 700 jobs at the Navajo Generating Station near Page and the mine that supplies the coal won`t be immediately lost if the plant owners agree to all the lease terms.

VIDEO: Haboob Sweeps Through Las Cruces

KRWG News and Partners
Las Cruces, Jun 27, 2017
This video, posted to YouTube by Robert Paquette, shows quite a sight over Las Cruces on June 24. It`s a haboob, an intense dust storm associated with the arrival of a weather front. In this case, it was a cold front moving into the area that dramatically reduced temperatures.

Local film crews voice concerns over filming in downtown ABQ

Sandra Ramirez, KOAT Action 7 News
Albuquerque, Jun 27, 2017
Film crew member was recently held at knifepoint
ALBUQUERQUE, NM - Local film crews say filming in Downtown Albuquerque is getting more and more dangerous. They worry filmmakers will take their movies out of New Mexico because of the crime, and take film jobs with them.

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