5 Things You Need to KnowAugust 31st, 2012 at 6:35 am by matthewantonitis under 5 Things, Morning Show
5. Mitt Romney is officially the republican nominee for president. He had a big speech at the convention last night in Tampa, FL. He talked about his life and criticized President Obama. Romney will be back on the campaign trail in Florida, Ohio, and Virginia today. President Obama will be near us in El Paso, TX.
4. The manhunt for a man accused of molesting a 14 year old girl is over. Sources tell us investigators caught up with Dante Fossett last night after he cut off his ankle monitor on Wednesday. Fossett was on probation for forcing a teen to take nude pictures.
3. Vicente Griego, the little boy Albuquerque Police say was hit by a drunk driver last weekend is now brain dead, according to the boy’s father. He says doctors are waiting to donate his organs to nine other children who need them. The man police say hit little Vicente, Mariano Salaz, is out of jail on bond.
2. Today: Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s to mid 90s.
Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s to mid 60s.
Saturday: Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 80s to mid 90s. South winds 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
1.Get ready for a busy weekend here in NM and all across the west. AAA says 2.4 million people in our area will be traveling for the Labor Day weekend. Most will be driving, which is up from last year.