The prosecution rested its case Wednesday in the trial of two former Albuquerque officers, and now it’s the defense’s turn to present the events that led to the death of James Boyd, the homeless man killed by police in 2014.
KUNM Call In Show
KUNM Call In Show 9/29/ 8a: Governor Susana Martinez expected to soon call lawmakers back to Santa Fe for a special session. They must deal with a budget deficit from the last fiscal year and a projected drop in revenue for the current fiscal year. But the governor also wants them to consider her proposal to bring back the death penalty in some cases. New Mexico abolished the death penalty in 2009.
Santa Fe Archbishop Holding Forum On Child Well-Being – Associated Press Santa Fe Archbishop John Wester is set to hold a symposium on child well-being in New Mexico after a string of high-profile child abuse cases and reports of the state's high child poverty rate.
Sat. 10/1 9a: The Children's Hour will cover the first launch day of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta from the studio of KUNM and from the field. With excellent music, the KUNM Kids Birthday Club, a family events calendar and so much more. Join us from 9 to 10am Saturdays.
Public Health New Mexico
The Bernalillo County Commission voted Tuesday night to put a measure that would continue funding treatment for low-income and uninsured patients at UNM Hospital on November’s ballot. UNM Hospital has been getting around $90 million a year in taxpayer dollars to pay for medical care for patients who can’t afford it. Now voters here will be asked to choose if they want to keep that money coming.