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Day Planner: Tuesday Morning, April 22, 2014

April 22nd, 2014 at 6:00 am by under Morning Show, Weather

Good Morning!

Another nice day in Albuquerque in the Metro area, it’ll be mostly sunny with a high near 84. Breezy, with an east wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Tonight, expect isolated showers and thunderstorms. It’ll be partly cloudy with a low around 47, and a south wind of 15 to 25 mph diminishing after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph, and there’s a 10 % chance of precipitation.

Enjoy your day.

Meteorologist Kassandra Crimi


5 Things You Need to Know Before You Go

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

5. Creating a buzz nationwide today, the teenager who managed to stowaway in the wheel well of a flight from San Jose, California to Hawaii. Authorities are investigation how the teen got past airport security, then they want to know how he survived the flight in sub-freezing temperatures with little oxygen.

4. It’s not football season yet, but there’s already bad news for the UNM Lobos. Star running back Crusoe Gongbay is in jail, accused of raping another student. News 13 has learned a female student says she was taken from an off-campus house party, and raped in a car by Gongbay and two other men, then dropped off at the dorms.

3. Another nice day in Albuquerque in the Metro area, it’ll be mostly sunny with a high near 84. Breezy, with an east wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Tonight, expect isolated showers and thunderstorms. It’ll be partly cloudy with a low around 47, and a south wind of 15 to 25 mph diminishing after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph, and there’s a 10 % chance of precipitation.

2. A scary situation for APD overnight. It started just like the situation yesterday morning, and in the same area near Zuni and Wyoming. Officers say a man was pointing a gun a people and when police spotted him, he pointed a gun at them. The man then jumped in a stolen car, according to police, and fled. The man later ditched the car near Rio Bravo and Isleta and took off on foot. An APD canine officer caught up with him, and the man was taken into custody.

1. Today we should learn more about APD’s latest deadly shooting. Monday morning an officer shot and killed 19 year old Mary Hawkes. Police say they started chasing the suspected car thief, when she pointed a gun at police and officer opened fire, killing her. This is the 24th deadly shooting in APD since 2010, and the first one since the Department of Justice recently criticized APD for using deadly force too often.


5 Things You Need to Know Before You Go

April 21st, 2014 at 5:58 am by under Morning Show, Photos

5. The much-anticipated spin-off off AMC’s “Breaking Bad” is set to premiere this Fall. The series “Better Call Saul.” will shoot in New Mexico and casting agents are looking for extras. For how to apply check out the story here on KRQE.com.

4. Albuquerque car dealer and former UNM Regent, Don Chalmers died Sunday after a battle with cancer. Chalmers came to New Mexico in the 90′s opening two dealerships, and becoming very active in community organizations.

3. If you’ve shopped at Michaels in the past eight months, you better check your credit and debit card accounts. The Michaels stores here in New Mexico have been hacked. Check out what happened and what you should do about it here on KRQE.com.

2. Big changes could be coming to Albuquerque’s Police Oversight Commission. Tonight the City Council is expected to vote on some of the changes at a meeting expected to draw a big crowd. The Department of Justice said in its recent report on APD, the POC has no real power. Now some councilors want to give the POC more money, make it more independent, and give it more access to APD’s internal affairs. We’ll keep you posted.

1. Get out and enjoy today it’ll be mostly sunny with a high near 81, and a northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Tonight, it’ll be partly cloudy with a low around 47, and an east wind of 5 to 10 mph.


Day Planner: Monday, April 21, 2014

April 21st, 2014 at 4:40 am by under Morning Show, Weather

Good Morning,

Get out and enjoy today! It’ll be mostly sunny with a high near 81, and a northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Tonight, it’ll be partly cloudy with a low around 47, and an east wind of 5 to 10 mph.

Meteorologist Kassandra Crimi


5 Things You Need to Know Before You Go

April 15th, 2014 at 6:00 am by under 5 Things, Morning Show

Five things you need to know before you go.

5. Did you see the moon overnight? At one point, it was blood red, the Blood Moon, is part of the total lunar eclipse. If you missed it, you’ll have three more chances to catch it again within the next year.

4. Internet giant Google is buying Moriarty’s Titan Aerospace, a solar-powered drone manufacturer. Google wants to use the drones to help take the Internet into remote parts of the world. Right now about 30 people work for Titan, but that’s expected to grow to a couple of hundred.

3. A disturbing case of child abuse in Albuquerque. Ashley Montano is in jail this morning. Investigators say she beat her boyfriend’s two-year-old daughter so badly, the toddler’s brain was bleeding and she had to be rushed to emergency surgery. Police say Montano told them she did it because the child was having a temper tantrum.

2. It’s April 15th, income tax day. Don’t forget, you have until Midnight tonight to file your taxes or an extensions. The main post off in Albuquerque on Broadway near Lomas is open until 7 pm. There are plenty of tax day deals and freebies out there, to get a list check here on KRQE.com.

1. Bundle up, we’re getting a chilly start to the day but it’ll warm up to be sunny with a high near 72 and a light wind becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph this morning. Tonight, it’ll be partly cloudy with a low around 40 and a south wind 5 to 10 mph .