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5 Things You Need To Know Before You Go

August 27th, 2014 at 6:00 am by under 5 Things, Morning Show

5. Investigators are going to be listening closely to an audio tape capturing a white police officer shooting and killing an unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Missouri. a man inadvertently recorded the gunfire and there’s a distinct pause between shots that could prove to be critical to the investigation. That’s if the case ever goes to trial.

4. APS, The city of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County and the Department of Transportation are brainstorming about what to do to keep traffic moving and make things safer around New Mexico’s largest high school. Atrisco Heritage Academy has 2,600 students and just one road going to it. The situation may get worse when a new elementary is completed nearby. We’ll keep you posted on what they decide.

3. A new report from Allstate insurance, tracking the best and worst drivers in the country, ranks Albuquerque 126 out of 200 cities for safe driving falling below Denver and Phoenix. it cost us more in insurance premiums. Albuquerque’s driving record has been getting worse over the past five years, Allstate doesn’t have a theory why.

2. The search is now on to find whoever shot and killed a 20-year-old man in southwest Albuquerque yesterday morning. Sheriff’s deputies say Kenneth Perez was found shot to death at Coors and Blake early yesterday. He lived nearby and his family says he left to go talk with someone about money. If you know anything about what happened, call Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Deputies.

1. Today you can expect more storms.

5 Things You Need to Know Before You Go

August 22nd, 2014 at 6:00 am by under 5 Things, Morning Show

Time for the five things you need to know before you go this morning.

5. There’s lots of free fun for you in and around Albuquerque this weekend. The last Summerfest is Saturday night on Ellison, between Cottonwood and Alameda. Plus Bernalillo County is having its last weekend of Movies in the Park with Smurfs 2 tonight at the Los Vecinos Community Center. There’s also a nature event tomorrow at the Guitierrez Hubble House.

4. The U.S. is still pounding ISIS with airstrikes in Iraq, but a new report from the Pentagon says if the U.S. really wants to destroy the terrorists group; it’ll have to attack it in Syria. The White House hasn’t said if that’ll happen.

3. An important meeting is happening today that could affect if your kids go on field trips this year. The state nursing board is set to talk about a new rule that says only nurses and health assistants can give kids prescription and over-the-counter medicine. That means if nurses don’t go on field trips, kids won’t be able to either. We’ll keep you posted.

2. Anytime today we could find out who’ll be the interim APS superintendent. The board has four finalists and is interviewing most of them today. They’re set to vote on one to replace Winston Brooks who resigned a week ago today. Find out about the candidates at KRQE.com.

1. Expect possible showers in the afternoon.

5 Things You Need to Know Before You Go

August 21st, 2014 at 6:00 am by under 5 Things, Morning Show

Time for the five things you need to know before you go this morning.

5. President Obama says U.S. air strikes will continue against terrorists from ISIS, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, despite one american journalist being beheaded and threats of the same thing happening to another one. The U.S. says it tried to rescue the hostages this summer, but troops couldn’t find them.
4. APS says it hopes to have the school bus problems resolved in the next few days. The district and the bus companies it contracts with are about 40 drivers short. That leaves some routes behind schedule and causes other problems.
3. APS hopes to have an interim superintendent picked by tomorrow. The board hopes to pick five finalists today and vote on one tomorrow. Former superintendent Winston Brooks resigned last week, but neither he nor the board will say why.
2. Today we should learn more about yesterday’s massive manhunt for a suspected murderer near Taylor Ranch. Bernalillo county sheriff’s deputies say they got into a gunfight with Trinidad Gallegos. That’s when he took off, broke into two homes and was found hiding in a closet inside one of them. Deputies say Gallegos killed a man and dumped his body off I-40 near the Route 66 Casino back in May.
1. Today will be warm and partly cloud with a chance of isolated storms.

Five Things You Need to Know Before You Go

August 14th, 2014 at 6:00 am by under 5 Things, Morning Show

Time for the five things you need to know before you go this morning.

5. It eclipses both the construction and manufacturing industries in New Mexico as far as revenue. A new report shows New Mexico’s art and culture communities contribute more than a billion dollar to the state’s economy annually. The state Cultural Affairs Department commissioned the UNM study. Now the state, the city of Albuquerque and growth stimulators plan to collaborate better on how to better capitalize on New Mexico’s many assets to improve our economy and employment.

4. The most popular story on our website is still about the so called grim reaper at the old cemetery near Gibson and I-25. The church pastor in charge of it says he’s stumped and has no clue who or what it is and isn’t jumping to conclusions.

3. Two lobo football players who were suspended from the team after being charged with raping another student are now officially in the clear. The district attorney says there’s not enough evidence to press charges against lobo players SaQwan Edwards and Crusoe Gongbay. Ryan Ruff has also been exonerated. Now Gongbay and Edwards have to earn their starting spots back.

2. Take a look at this, amazing video of two Albuquerque Police officers and a firefighter rescuing a 16-year-old girl after she fell into an arroyo full of rushing water near Winrock Mall. She was just one of a couple people who had to be rescued.

1. More storms are on the way for today.

5 Things You Need to Know Before You Go

August 8th, 2014 at 6:00 am by under 5 Things, Morning Show

Time for the five things you need to know before you go this morning.

5. Otters could be on their way to the ABQ BioPark Zoo. BernalilloCounty is talking about pitching in $2 million for a River Otter exhibit similar to the one in Oregon.

4. Be thankful you’re not on vacation in Hawaii right now. Hurricane Iselle is now a tropical storm, but is still pounding the islands. Julio, with 115 mile per hour winds is set to hit Hawaii this weekend.

3. The Ebola outbreak is now an international public health emergency. That’s what the world health organization is saying this morning and the U.S. is changing some rules so an experimental medication can be used to treat Ebola.

2. Later today we should learn more about a shooting involving a SandovalCounty sheriff’s deputy. It happened late last night in Algodones. Neighbors called 911 saying they heard gunshots, then they say police told someone to put a gun down. That’s when they heard more shots. The person who was shot was rushed to the hospital.

1. The storms are on their way back.