ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - A donation fund has been set up to help a man critically injured in a hot air balloon crash.
The New Mexico Sunrise balloon hit a power line last Wednesday in Rio Rancho, then plunged to the ground.
The pilot, Mark Kilgore, was hurt but released from the hospital. His passenger, Daniel Lovato, suffered severe burns. One arm was amputated.
He remains in critical condition in the ICU burn unit.
His wife, Peggy, was a long-term UNM law school administrator before she retired. The law school has set up an account to help the Lovatos.
Donations are being accepted at any U.S. Bank branch.
A District Court judge has ordered city leaders respond to a petition filed by an animal activist on the city's trap-neuter-return approach of managing feral cats.
Police responded to dozens of weather-related crashes in only a matter of hours Sunday.
A small plane crashed at about 8 a.m. Sunday morning on the Canyon Rim Trail near N.M. 502 and the entrance of Los Alamos.
Sunday night in Albuquerque and around the world people gathered for candlelight vigils to remember the loss of their children.
Department of Agriculture officials are warning customers to not get burned when buying firewood.
Church groups, parents and teachers met Sunday at the 20th annual Albuquerque Interfaith Convention. State education reform was their central focus.