5 Things You Need to Know Before You GoFebruary 4th, 2014 at 4:44 am by Mary Ann Hatchitt under 5 Things, Morning Show
5. A racist word was written on a note to the student. That student has now moved out of the dorms. UNM says it knows who did it, but the school isn’t disclosing what punishment, if any, was issued. UNM Is holding a talk about racism on campus during meeting Thursday
4. Albuquerque firefighters got a show of support from the City Council which unanimously approved a 2.5% pay hike for AFD, the first in five years.
3. A task force looking at Albuquerque Police wants to create a more independent citizen’s police oversight agency, with access to internal affairs files, the ability to subpoena records, and the authority to recommend punishment of officers. The police union says the task force is bias.
2. At long last, much-needed precipitation arrives in New Mexico, which is liable to slow your commute this morning, check KRQE.com for school closings and delays.
1. A slight chance of snow showers before 11am, then a slight chance of rain showers. Partly sunny with a high near 45, west wind 10 to 15 mph, with a 20% chance of precipitation. Tonight, there’s a 10 percent chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy with a low around 24. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northeast after midnight.