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15-year-old killed in early morning hit-and-run  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Manuel “Manny” Tapia loved superheroes and he loved drawing comics. The 15-year-old Cibola High School student, an incoming ...

Family, friends remember 15-year-old killed in hit-and-run crash  KOB

People who knew 15-year-old Manny Tapia said he had a bright future.

DA to review Cibola High School Halloween incident  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The District Attorney's Office said Thursday it will conduct a review of Albuquerque Public Schools' documentation and records ...

‘Cultural assault’ alleged in Cibola High student protest  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — About 30 students protested outside Cibola High School Wednesday morning in response to incidents at the school last week that ...

Students, parents speak out against Cibola High teacher racism incident  KRQE News 13

Frustrated parents and students let loose on Albuquerque school board members, upset over a racial incident at Cibola High School involving a teacher and two ...

Cibola High teacher on leave for alleged ‘cultural’ remark, hair cutting incident  KRQE News 13

An Albuquerque high school teacher has been placed on paid leave after being accused of making a “culturally insensitive” remark toward a student, then ...

Bernalillo County DA to review Cibola High School racism incident  KRQE News 13

The Bernalillo County District Attorney's office says it will review documentation and record from Albuquerque Public Schools surrounding a Cibola High School ...

APS announces training, other changes following Cibola incident  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Albuquerque Public Schools is moving forward with promised remedies after a racially charged incident at Cibola High School stirred ...

November 29 Morning Rush: ACLU demands APS address racism following Cibola High incident  KRQE News 13

A Cibola High School language arts teacher is under investigation by the district and APS police; accused of making a racist remark on campus to a student.

Cibola High's 'Cougar Closet' seeks holiday gifts for loved ones  KOB

Emily Jaceks December 12, 2018 06:53 AM. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.—A unique boutique is the newest place to shop at Cibola High School, catering to students ...

Cibola students sympathize with teacher accused of misconduct  KOB

Albuquerque Public Schools recently severed ties from Cibola High School teacher who allegedly violated the rights of two students.

A teacher called a Native American teen a ‘bloody Indian’ and cut another’s braid, students say  Washington Post

The teacher is no longer with the district, Albuquerque Public Schools confirmed.

ACLU puts pressure on APS to address racism after Cibola High incident  KRQE News 13

KRQE News 13 is learning more about the racist remark and inappropriate actions by an Albuquerque Public Schools teacher over Halloween, as the ACLU ...

Teacher at center of Halloween incident no longer with APS  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Navajo student at Cibola High School had been called a 'bloody Indian'

19-year-old hit by car now paralyzed; family raises money for treatment  KRQE News 13

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A 19-year-old hit by a car on Central, left paralyzed. He can't get long-term treatment in New Mexico, so his family is working to ...

Cibola High School Choir sings Christmas classics  KRQE News 13

It's Christmas Day. Cibola High School choir performed two songs for KRQE's Christmas Carols and Wishes special.

APS forum heats up over charges of racism  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Navajo student, alleged target of abuse, pushes for change.

Navajo president, others call for APS action  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Cibola teacher still on leave after claims of cultural.

APS superintendent apologizes for Cibola racial incident  KRQE News 13

Amidst an apology from the district and comments from many others blasting a Cibola High School teacher accused in a racist incident, some parents have ...

Teacher dressed as voodoo witch allegedly cuts Native American student’s hair  KOAT New Mexico

A Cibola High School teacher accused of calling a Navajo Nation student a racial slur and cutting another student's hair no longer works for the district. But the ...

Halloween class goes awry; Dog food, taunts, and assaults on a student’s hair  Indian Country Today Media Network

A New-Mexico teacher cut one student's hair and said a culturally insensitive remark to the other.

Teacher Accused of Targeting Native American Students Resigns From APS  KUNM

UPDATE 12/4: A teacher accused of targeting Native American students in an incident on Halloween resigned from her job with Albuquerque Public Schools,

New Mexico ACLU releases statement regarding Cibola HS teacher  KOB

The ACLU of New Mexico released a statement on Wednesday to APS Superintendent Raquel Reedy regarding a teacher violating multiple rights of two Cibola ...

Cibola teacher accused of misconduct still on APS payroll  KOB

According to documents obtained by KOB, the Cibola teacher accused of cutting one girl's braid and calling another a 'bloody Indian' was put on leave, not fired.

Brown (Cibola) out for season at Florida State  Albuquerque Journal

Amaya Brown's freshman season at Florida State has come to a premature end. The Seminoles guard from Cibola High School on Sunday suffered a ...

Hair-cutting teacher resigns; school district pressured to make real changes  Indian Country Today Media Network

This story has been corrected since its first publication. The New-Mexico teacher who cut a Native student's hair and called the Navajo student a “bloody Indian” ...

New Mexico Teacher Accused of Calling a Native Student a "Bloody Indian" and Cutting Another's Hair on Halloween

During a class on Halloween, a New Mexico high school teacher allegedly called a Native student a "bloody Indian" and cut another student's braid.

Threats at Cibola spur investigation by APD  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Two Cibola High School students were investigated by Albuquerque police Friday for alleged threats of violence. One of those threats ...

Cibola cheerleaders raising money to perform at the Citrus Bowl  KOB

Kassi Nelson October 22, 2018 12:57 AM. The Cibola High school cheer team is used to cheering on their Cougars under those bright stadium lights.

Cibola High School teacher remembered  KOAT Albuquerque

Cibola High School honored one of their teachers that passed away unexpectedly at the age of 42.

Yodice: Josh Montoya will always cherish his HR on the day his father died  Albuquerque Journal

It's a short porch, the left-field fence at the Cibola High School baseball field. On March 21, Josh Montoya, a junior outfielder for the Cougars, launched a fly ball ...

Cibola High School coach who suffered paralyzing injuries is back on the field  KOAT Albuquerque

Soccer coach who suffered paralyzing injury is coaching again.

School events canceled over heated rivalry  KOB 4

Cibola High School was vandalized Monday and school events are canceled at both Cibola and Volcano Vista high over rising tension between students at ...

Cibola HS holds supply drive for Texas high school  KOB 4

Many New Mexicans are finding ways to help after Hurricane Harvey, as parts of Texas are still nowhere near back to normal. One Albuquerque school with ...

Suspect in 2008 beating of Cibola High student indicted by grand jury  KRQE News 13

The man accused of beating a Cibola High School student almost to death in 2008 has now been indicted by a grand jury.

N.M. teacher accused of cutting Native American student's braid, calling another 'bloody Indian'  Washington Times

A high school teacher in New Mexico is now out of a job after students accused her of cutting a female Native American student's hair and calling another a ...

Hair-cutting teacher resigns; school district pressured to make changes  Navajo-Hopi Observer

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The New-Mexico teacher who cut a Native student's hair and called the Navajo student a “bloody Indian” no longer works for the ...

Metro Youth Art Exhibit opens next week  Albuquerque Journal

The annual APS Metro Youth Art Exhibit, featuring more than 550 works of high school and middle school students, starts Friday and runs through April 8.

Storm standout Gabe Legendre is Gatorade’s Player of the Year for NM  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — In its 34th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company on June 6 announced Gabe Legendre of ...

Teachers cut high school students' hair in separate incidents: one fired, one arrested  WWBT NBC12 News

(RNN) - Teachers in recent incidents have taken out scissors and cut students' hair. One teacher, in California, was arrested and the other teacher, in New ...

Alan Branch’s journey from Cibola to Super Bowl Champion  KRQE News 13

It is hard to miss him in a crowd. Alan Branch is six foot six and 345 pounds. His massive frame hints of what was once his life's work.

Clarke resigns as Cibola soccer coach  Albuquerque Journal

Just two months before the 2018 season was set to begin, Cibola High School boys soccer coach Cameron Clarke has resigned. The resignation, Clarke told ...

Rivas likely to go early in MLS SuperDraft  Albuquerque Journal

Sometime shortly after noon today, Cibola graduate Sergio Rivas will walk across a stage in Chicago and don a Major League Soccer uniform after his selection ...

APS working to make 2019 a better year  Albuquerque Journal

This time of year is an opportunity for reflection on the past and hope for the future. There is a confluence of events that can mean a real change for public ...

APS Class of 2019 Graduation Schedule  KRQE News 13

Graduation ceremonies for most Albuquerque Public Schools students are set for the week of May 13.

Shooting threat cancels Cibola High homecoming dance  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — About the time many students had finished posing for customary pictures, a threat on social media ended Cibola High School's ...

APD arrests man in 2008 cold case beating that left Cibola student in coma  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Some nine years after a Cibola High School senior was beaten nearly to death with a shovel in her West Side home, Albuquerque ...

Former Cibola star caught in the middle of winning Super Bowl play  KRQE News 13

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - New England Patriots defensive tackle Alan Branch said he considered retiring after a DWI and being cut by the Buffalo Bills early in ...

Attacker who beat woman with shovel to be sentenced today  Albuquerque Journal

The story of a 17-year-old Cibola High School student beaten with a shovel in her West Side home in 2008 has captivated the community and made national ...

Cibola welcomes Alan Branch back home, inducts him into athletic hall of fame  Albuquerque Journal

Now more than ever, Alan Branch is clearly a man in full. On Wednesday afternoon, he was given the mother of all homecomings. Already with four kids, a wife, ...

Sergio Rivas receives warm welcome home after MLS draft  KRQE News 13

Former Cibola High School Soccer stand out Sergio Rivas was selected by the San Jose Earthquakes in the second round of this years MLS Super Draft.

Former Bear, Ram Kayla Peterson enjoys working as hoops official  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — The following paragraph, which appeared in a guest column by Dana Pappas, commissioner of officials for the New Mexico Activities ...

Electrical fire forces Cibola High School evacuation  KOAT Albuquerque

Cibola High School was evacuated Thursday because of a small electrical fire in one of the vending machines.

State Police: Justin Hansen recovering after attack in prison  KRQE News 13

Justin Hansen is recovering after an attack in prison.

Coach gets into fight with opposing team's player, police report says  KOB 4

A Cibola High School football coach has resigned after police said he got into a locker room fight with a player.

Man accused of beating high school student spotted at Isotopes game  KOB

A man accused of beating a Cibola High School student with a shovel was spotted at an Isotopes game. Now, the district attorney's office wants Justin Hansen's ...

Arrest finally made in brutal beating after victim recalls suspect's name  KOAT Albuquerque

A man is under arrest for a brutal 2008 beating after the victim recalled his name. Brittani Marcell was 17 years old when a man almost beat her to death with a ...

APD: Family’s dog shot after alerting neighbor to potential burglar  KRQE News 13

An Albuquerque family's German Shepherd was shot doing exactly what dogs are supposed to do: protect.

October 30 Morning Rush: Justin Hansen requests his 2008 shovel beating sentence be reduced  KRQE News 13

A hearing is set in early December for the man who nearly beat to death a Cibola High School student. He's now asking a judge to reconsider his sentence ...

Cibola grad helping NBC tell the stories of the Olympics  Albuquerque Journal

Gadi Schwartz hasn't had his Olympic moment just yet. After years of hard work and training earned him a coveted invite to Brazil for the Summer Games, the ...

Man in shovel attack wants sentence reduced  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The man convicted of beating a high school student with a shovel in a crime that went unsolved for nearly a decade is asking an ...

New Mexico Girls Basketball POY: Amaya Brown  USA TODAY High School Sports

The Gatorade State Girls Basketball Players of the Year were selected based on athletic production and impact in the 2015-16 fall season. Each winner also ...

Cibola soccer coach returns from paralyzing injury  Albuquerque Journal

Of the many physical remnants from that terrible day, the most visible of them is the scar on the back of his once broken neck. There are others, of course.…

APS ballot includes money for design and construction  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Technology, classroom equipment also among special election priorities.

Judge denies request to reduce Justin Hansen’s sentence  KRQE News 13

Justin Hansen will not be getting a reduced sentence.

School board hears about awards, transportation deficit  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — The Rio Rancho Public Schools Board of Education recognized three people for exceptional efforts to help students succeed at its ...

Cibola teacher charged with touching student  ABQ Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A Cibola High School teacher was charged with criminal sexual contact of a minor on Thursday, KRQE reports. According to a criminal ...

Closing the PARCC: Opinions differ on removal of test  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — The PARCC education assessment has met its demise. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Jan. 2 ordered the state's Public Education ...

Intention and Impact – Fall Class of 2018  UNM Newsroom

Nearly 2000 students will earn their degrees from The University of New Mexico as part of the Fall Class of 2018 – each one with an inspirational story sure to ...

Once cases close, State Police work to destroy evidence  KRQE News 13

It's a delicate balance—preserving criminal evidence for thousands of cases without being overrun by it all. The office in Albuquerque is one of 12 State Police ...

Cibola inducts 2 into Hall of Fame  Albuquerque Journal

She goes by another name today, but on the east wall of the Cibola High School gymnasium, the name of Connie Vau will forever be enshrined.

Video: Justin Hansen prison attack stemmed from his ‘high profile case’  KRQE News 13

It was November 26, and Justin Hansen had only been at the Las Cruces prison for a week when an inmate attacked him.

Extra security on hand for Cibola-Volcano Vista game  KOB 4

Brittany Costello February 10, 2018 10:54 PM. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- A heated high school rivalry led to heightened security at Cibola High School Saturday ...

Man accused of beating Cibola High student with shovel released from jail  KRQE News 13

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - The man police said was hiding in plain sight for nine years after allegedly beating a Cibola High School student almost to ...

Suspects in school shooting threats can legally purchase guns once they turn 18  KOAT Albuquerque

In the wake of the Florida shooting, over a dozen New Mexico schools have received threats.

Former New Mexico State baseball player honored during Walk to Defeat ALS  Las Cruces Sun-News

Former New Mexico State baseball player Todd Watkins was diagnosed with ALS in January. On Saturday he was recognized by the Aggies during an ALS ...

Several arrests made for threats to New Mexico schools  KOB 4

These threats come more than one week after a gunman opened fire at a Florida high school and killed 17 people, sparking a new debate nationally over gun ...

Judge denies Justin Hansen’s request for reduced sentence  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Hansen had claimed that his kids were suffering without him.

December 6 Morning Rush: Released police video shows former client accuse therapist of rape  KRQE News 13

A newly released video will likely be used in the case against a therapist facing rape charges. In the video, police interview one of doctor Lamarr Edgerson's ...

NM students demand action, join national school safety movement  KOB 4

The students, who themselves suffered a horrific school shooting back in December that took the lives of two classmates, hosted a "walk up" event Wednesday.

Cold case suspect released from jail until trial  KOAT Albuquerque

In 2008 Marcell, then a Cibola High School student, went home to meet her mother for lunch when police say Hansen attacked her with a shovel.

Sexual abuse accusations against Justin Hansen trigger BCSO investigation  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office detectives are investigating Justin Hansen – the man recently convicted of almost beating a ...

Cibola’s Amaya Brown commits to play hoops at Florida State  Albuquerque Journal

The secret Amaya Brown has been carrying around for six days became part of the public domain Wednesday. Cibola High School's dynamic 5-foot-11 ...

Hearing focuses on mistreatment of Navajo, Native American students  Farmington Daily Times

The Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission has been collecting public comments about the mistreatment of students in primary and secondary schools.

Cibola basketball star Amaya Brown enjoys recruiting  Albuquerque Journal

Phase I is complete. At least, the first phase of Phase I is complete. For a huge chunk of September, Amaya Brown opened her front door and entertained visiting ...

AP finds the NRA gave $7 million to hundreds of schools  Albuquerque Journal

The National Rifle Association has dramatically increased its funding to schools in recent years amid a national debate over guns and school violence, ...

Prep notes: Pay raises coming in 2019-20 for officials  Albuquerque Journal

High school officials are getting a raise. Basketball officials in particular are going to receive a hefty pay bump, with men and women working varsity games ...

VIDEO: Patriots player has roots in Albuquerque  KOAT Albuquerque

New Mexico was represented by Alan Branch in the big game.

After years of pain, an ending  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The man accused of beating a teenage girl with a shovel inside her West Side home in 2008 pleaded no contest Thursday to ...

West Mesa selects football coach  Albuquerque Journal

Five years ago, Anthony Ansotigue thought he was ready. He interviewed to be Cibola High School's head football coach, thought this was his time. "I was ready ...

Vietnamese immigrant wants to pay his success forward  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The year was 1975. In America, the Watergate scandal was wrapping up in court, the second wave of feminism was well under way, ...

Timeline of brutal beating case  KOAT Albuquerque

KOAT Anchor Royale Da takes a look back at a decade's worth of reports on Brittani Marcell and the attack that almost killed her.

New indoor soccer team names Famiglietta coach  Albuquerque Journal

Steve Famiglietta, a USL Hall of Fame member and former UNM men's soccer player out of Cibola High School, has been named the inaugural head coach of ...

One-on-One: Meet Emile G. Gonzales  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Small-business person of the year Emile Gonzales began her construction business by doing small remodels.

New Mexico’s Top 10 Major News Stories of 2018  KRQE News 13

Here's a look back at major news stories that happened throughout New Mexico in 2018.

Justin Hansen sentenced to 18 years in prison for brutal shovel beating  KOB

It was a case that was once thought to be cold. Now, Justin Hansen has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for the attack on Brittani Marcell.

Auto Ambush: 1970 Ford Falcon  KOAT New Mexico

In this auto ambush, Eric Green finds a rare car with a story that's even more rare.

RRPD officer to carry the torch in Abu Dhabi  Albuquerque Journal

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — It's a pretty good life these days for Rio Rancho Police Officer Ben Sanchez: He does what he loves, and he loves what he does.

Brittani Marcell’s attacker could serve 9 years with good time  KRQE News 13

Justin Hansen, the man who nearly beat 17-year-old Cibola High School senior Brittani Marcell to death with a shovel, may have to serve just nine years of his ...

Daughter of former Lobo emerging as star basketball player  KOAT Albuquerque

One of New Mexico's top high school girl's basketball teams is led by the freshman daughter of Lobo great Greg Brown.

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