1. It looks like it was a random encounter that resulted in a Marine being murdered. Matthew Gurule’s mother searched for a month to find her missing son. His body has finally been found, and his accused killer faced a judge Monday.
2. City Councilor Isaac Benton wants a judge to be able to take away someone’s guns if they are deemed to be an extreme threat to the community. Before the city council meeting started, people were already protesting that ‘red flag’ resolution.
3. A UNM professor is locked out of the United States after he tried to apply for a work visa to come back to work. After two months, his visa is still not approved. Now, UNM is suing the federal government, claiming many patients are at risk if he doesn’t come back to work soon.
4. An Albuquerque man who caught a break last week was back in court Monday for a different crime. Matthew Nieto was one of three young men charged in the death of an innocent driver at Eubank and Menaul in 2017. Now, he’s facing domestic violence and battery charges.
5. High pressure just to the east of New Mexico will pull deeper moisture into the state through midweek. The result will be scattered storms through Thursday. Late in the week and through the weekend dry air returns reducing storms.
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The Evening’s Top Stories
- Survivors of domestic violence voice support for paid sick leave ordinance
- BCSO: Armed robber stole case of beer, threatened Allsup’s employee
- Albuquerque launches ‘Project Guardian’ to guard against mass shootings
- Mayor Keller expected to sign revamped ‘Complete Streets Ordinance’
- Santa Fe National Forest looks to create new management plan
- New Mexico Junior College plan eyes 4-year degree under $10K
- Exploring alternatives to EpiPen amid shortage
- New mural inspired by late community activist Jennifer Riordan
- Community pulls together to support teen injured in horse riding accident
- Previously unidentified Pearl Harbor veteran finally laid to rest in Santa Fe
- New Mexico United announces new collaboration with local artists