"Breaking Bad" actor Steven Michael Quezada said he is jumping in a heated race for county commissioner in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (File photo. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

AP: ‘Breaking Bad’ Actor Running For Albuquerque Commissioner

Citing sprawl development and a need for more Mexican-American elected officials, “Breaking Bad” actor Steven Michael Quezada said he is jumping in a heated race for county commissioner in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


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New Mexico Police Search For ‘Gummy Bear Bandit’

Authorities say Greg Romero grabbed a handful of gummy bears from an Albuequerque store, then used his car to try to run down a clerk who was chasing him.


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New Mexico Residents Emerge From Snowy Standstill

The city of Albuquerque was back up and running Sunday after being inundated with record snowfall for the past few days.


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Police: Another Albuquerque Officer Involved In A Shooting

Authorities say a police officer fired his weapon during an incident Tuesday but declined to say if anyone was hit or injured.


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Prosecutor Avoids Grand Jury In Albuquerque Police Killing

High-profile police killings in New York and Missouri did not lead to charges against the officers after grand juries met in secret proceedings that infuriated some members of the public.


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Target Shooting Group Mistakenly Wounds Man

Authorities say a group target shooting in Bernalillo County accidentally wounded someone in another group also out shooting.


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Despite Fed Deal, Albuquerque Protests May Resume

City officials have signed a U.S. Justice Department agreement to overhaul Albuquerque police. Families of those fatally shot by officers say they are pleased with the blueprint. And advocates are praising police for peacefully ending recent standoffs.


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Judge Won’t Toss Most Charges In Homeless Killings

A judge has refused to throw out most of the charges against three New Mexico teenagers accused of beating two homeless men to death with cinderblocks and other objects.


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Police: Albuquerque Zoo’s Tasmanian Devil Killed By Someone Who Threw Chunk Of Asphalt At Its Head

Authorities trying to find suspect who threw a four-inch thick piece of asphalt at the animal.


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Chief: Albuquerque Officer’s Words ‘Unacceptable’

Albuquerque’s police chief says it’s “completely unacceptable” that an officer used foul language and called a man he later fatally shot a “lunatic.”