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5 Facts You Need to Know Before You Go

October 30th, 2014 at 6:00 am by under 5 Things, Morning Show

Time for the five facts you need to know before you go this morning.
5. If you see more smoke in the East Mountains don’t be alarmed. Rangers are doing a prescribed burn in the David Canyon area off Raven Road. They’ll probably be back at it for a few more days.
4. Good news for folks slammed by flooding this summer. President Obama signed a disaster declaration yesterday. That means people in Colfax, Eddy, Lea, Lincoln, Otero, San Miguel, Santa Fe and Sierra counties will get federal money to help deal with the damage there.
3. Another warm day today.
2. The latest with a Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Deputy shot and killed early Tuesday morning and the other deputy accused of pulling the trigger. Jeremy Martin’s body is now back in Santa Fe…after this emotional procession last night. Tai Chan is still in jail facing a murder charge. Investigators still haven’t said what the two were arguing about before the shooting at a hotel in Las Cruces.
1. A Rio Rancho police officer who died in a terrible crash last weekend will be laid to rest today. Officer Anthony Haase died when he crashed his patrol car on the way to a domestic violence call early Sunday morning. He was just 24 years old. His service is at 10 this morning at the Santa Ana Star Center and is open to the public.


5 Facts You Need to Know Before You Go

October 29th, 2014 at 6:00 am by under 5 Things

Time for the five facts you need to know before you go this morning.
5. Baseball fans, tonight is the night. The World Series is going down to Game 7. Last night the Kansas City Royals took it to the San Francisco Giants, 10 to nothing. Check out the game on our sister station, 2 Kasa at 6 p.m.
4. Making national headlines this morning, a rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station blows up, just seconds after taking off. This happened in Virginia yesterday. The rocket and a lot of property got destroyed but no one was hurt. NASA says this will not affect the space station’s mission or future commercial flights to it.
3. It’s a good day to get out and enjoy some mild weather.
2. It’s going to be another tough day for the family and friends of Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Deputy Jeremy Martin. He was shot and killed yesterday. Deputy Martin had been with the department for about two and a half years. He leaves behind a wife who’s pregnant and three children. He was just 29 years old. Martin’s friends tell us he was a family man who loved to go fishing and boating.
1. Today we should learn more about the deadly shooting when investigators release the criminal complaint. Las Cruces Police tell us deputy Tai Chan shot and killed Deputy Jeremy Martin after the two had been drinking and got into an argument at Hotel Encanto in Las Cruces. We’re told the two got along at work and were on their way back from transporting an inmate to Arizona.


5 Facts You Need to Know Before You Go

October 23rd, 2014 at 6:00 am by under 5 Things, Morning Show

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

5. If you need free legal advice, listen up. Law-La-Palooza is today from 3 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the WestMesaCommunity Center. Lawyers, judges and more will be giving out free legal advice on a number of issues. It’s first come first served, so get there early.

4. Time for another solar eclipse. A partial one will happen today when the moon will move in front of the sun. We’ll see it starting about 3:00 p.m. Remember, don’t look directly at the sun without special glasses. You can get them and check out the eclipse at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science.

3. Today we should know what’ll happen to the woman accused of kidnapping her own kids from Albuquerque and taking them to England almost 20 years ago. Eileen Clark’s attorney says she’s changing her plea to guilty, for international parental kidnapping. One report from Britain says she won’t go to prison.

2. The reward money to find out who killed Jasper the Tasmanian Devil at the ABQ Biopark Zoo has just been doubled. It’s now at 1$10,000 after Laurel Westman of Corrales saw this on the news and felt bad. Jasper was killed when a piece of asphalt was thrown and cracked his skull.

1. Today will be warm


5 Facts You Need to Know Before You Go

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

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

5. Pistol Pete is in a good ol’ fashioned duel. OklahomaState is now suing New MexicoState claiming Pistol Pete looks a lot like its mascot. They claim they had the mascot first. Needless to say, NMSU says that’s not true and was surprised with the lawsuit.

4. We finally know who’s telling us not to ‘Call Saul’ the fictional lawyer from breaking bad. Revo and Smith, a law firm in town put up the billboard, saying Saul gives defense attorneys a bad name. They also say they’re surprised by how much attention the billboard’s getting.

3. Starting next Monday you’ll be able to give the city your two cents when it comes to fixing APD. That’s when the actual public comment sessions start. The city had the first APD reform meeting last night, but it was just for city leaders to talk, not for the public. Find out more about them at KRQE.com.

2. Murder charges for a deadly robbery in the SouthValley, but not for the clerk who pulled the trigger. This happened Monday night as deputies say Christopher Garza and Ruben Lucero robbed the Pajarito Store and pointed a gun at the clerk. That clerk shot and killed Garza and now Lucero’s charged with murder because investigators say the death happened as a result of his crime.

1. The sun returns today.


5 Things You Need to Know Before You Go

October 17th, 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.The city of Albuquerque is now accepting applications for a new citizen board to “police the police. It’s part of an effort to reform the Albuquerque Police Department as recommended by the DOJ. The group will have a lot more power than the prior police oversight commission.

4. Parents at one elementary school are outraged. They want to know why kids were found in a classroom with their mouths duct-taped shut. The principal at Alcalde Elementary near Espanola says it was not the teacher who did this. The school says it was a student who had an idea to get the class to quiet down and thought it would be funny to tape their mouths shut. The principal is meeting with parents to answer all questions.

3. The ABQ Biopark Zoo is still investigating the sudden death of on of its Tasmanian Devils. We told you yesterday how it was found dead with a skull fracture. Now the zoo is worried plans to expand the exhibit may be in jeopardy. The train that takes people between the zoo and the aquarium could also be on the chopping block. The master plan being sent to city councilors calls for the train to be replaced with a faster shuttle.

2. Albuquerque police are blocking the area near 3rd and Silver in Downtown. That’s an area near a night club where police have been out there for several hours. Police have confirmed they are investigation a shooting. There is a lot of police activity in that area at this time. Your best bet is to avoid it and take an alternate route. We’ll monitor the traffic situation and keep you updated with any new information that we get.

1. Sunny start to the weekend.