5. Today’s date is 7-11. The convenience store that bears the same name 7-Eleven is celebrating the date with lots of freebies. Download the app and check out the in store deals.
4. There’s an arsonist on the lose in Roswell torching vehicles. The last one got out of hand burning several cars and a couple of homes, destroying one of them. Roswell Police are on high alert looking for the firebug.
3. The video recorded by an undercover Albuquerque Police officer during a protest against the Department a few weeks back has been released. One of the things of concern is how long the officer focused on the father of a man killed by APD.
2. Another hot and mostly sunny day with a 30 percent chance of rain in the afternoon, and a high near 94. Tonight that 30 percent chance of precipitation continues mainly before midnight, it’ll be partly cloudy with a low around 66.
1. The Department of Homeland Security secretary and Senator Martin Heinrich are in Artesia today touring the Law Enforcement Training Center there. It is housing some of the immigrants fleeing Central America. Their visit comes as President Obama continues to try to secure $3.7 billion in emergency funding to handle the influx of immigrants entering the U.S. Illegally.
5. Forewarned if forearmed if you’re heading through the I-25 Paseo Del Norte job this week, be prepared for delays. All this week from 9am until 3pm, the left lane will be closed on I-25 Northbound. Through Wednesday, eastbound Ellison has the right land closed at the Southbound Frontage Road.
4. State Police are investigating the latest deadly police shooting in New Mexico. Responding to a suspicious person call, two Española police encountered 16 year old Victor Vialpando who they say was armed and pointed a weapon at the officers. One officer shot Vialpando who died later at the hospital.
3. Check out the wrath Mother Nature unleashed on New Mexico over the weekend at KRQE.com where we have pictures of the hail, tornadoes, and funnel clouds that his over the weekend. At least seven confirmed tornadoes touched down over three days, coupled with strong winds and hail.
2. We should find out more today from the National Weather Service about what looked like a tornado that ripped through destroying some homes east of Carrizozo Sunday. The storm leveled two homes and damaged five more, the NWS has yet to confirm whether the damage was the result of a tornado.
1. It’ll be mostly sunny, with a high near 90, and a northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Tonight it’ll be mostly clear, with a low around 51 and a north wind around 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
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.