ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - Five-time world champion boxer Johnny Tapia was buried Monday.
His family held a private funeral at New Beginnings Church in northeast Albuquerque then buried him at the San Jose Cemetery near Coors and Arenal in the south valley.
Nearly 7,000 people packed the pit Sunday to pay their final respects.
Tapia died a week ago Sunday.
It is still unknown what killed him.
Three Albuquerque veterans remember vividly the sneak attack on Pearl Harbor that brought the U.S. into World War II 72 years ago Saturday.
A high school football player caught on camera punching an opponent and giving him a concussion during the state semifinals will not be suspended from the championship game by the New Mexico Activities Association.
The Sandoval County sheriff's sergeant struck by a car during a crash investigation on snow-slickened Interstate 25 Thursday has died.
After getting out of federal prison early this week it looks like former state Sen. Manny Aragón isn't at a halfway house after all. He's back at his own house in the South Valley.
The owner and an employee of a local smoke shop are in federal custody accused of selling spice at the Rio Rancho store.
The New Mexico State Police officer who fired his weapon at van filled with kids during a traffic stop gone bad has been fired.